High School Buzz 

South Fork basketball loses Will Sheehey to Sagemont

  • 12:16 am Monday, November 16th, 2009 by Jason Lieser

Will Sheehey, an all-area basketball player for South Fork last season, has transferred and is playing for Weston-Sagemont this season.
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Area swimmers and divers gearing up for this week’s state finals

  • 5:17 pm Tuesday, November 10th, 2009 by Post Staff

The state swimming finals kick off on Wednesday in Orlando starting with Class 2A. Class 3A is on Friday and Class A is on Saturday. Eighteen schools from Palm Beach and the Treasure Coast will be represented at the state meet over the three days.

Boca Raton, Jupiter, Martin County, and Saint Andrews have the most swimmers and divers qualified out of the area’s schools and the Suncoast girls have a good shot at doing some damage as a team in the Class 2A final.

A gold medal alert goes to Paul Murray of American Heritage, who is going in as the top seed in the 50 free for Class 1A at 20.84 and the second seed in the 100 free at 47.21. Murray is ahead of Tommy Gutman of Jacksonville Bolles in the 50 free (20.87) and behind Teo D’Alessandro of Pine School in the 100 free (46.56).

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And then there were two more left for the region semifinals

  • 5:10 pm Thursday, November 5th, 2009 by Post Staff

Boca Raton won big against Coral Springs, sweeping the Colts 25-16, 25-14, 25-23. The Bobcats will host Douglas, which beat Jupiter in four games 25-22, 23-25, 25-14, 25-23.

Jensen Beach also won, beating Astronaut in three games 25-12, 25-2, 25-11. Jensen Beach will travel to Merritt Island.

So that leaves Martin County, Jensen Beach, Lake Worth Christian, Spanish River, Summit Christian Boca Raton, and South Fork left for the region semifinals on Tuesday, Nov. 10.

Five teams sweep their way into region semifinals

  • 12:23 pm Wednesday, November 4th, 2009 by Post Staff

Five teams in Classes 5A, 3A, and 1A survived the first day of region quarterfinals. The 6A, 4A, and 2A teams play tonight.

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Palm Beach Classic volleyball tournament kicks off today

  • 1:44 pm Friday, October 2nd, 2009 by Post Staff

The Palm Beach Classic begins this afternoon, featuring teams from all over Palm Beach County.

This year the tournament is hosted by Lake Worth Christian, Royal Palm Beach, and Palm Beach Lakes. Post Top 10 teams Lake Worth Christian (No. 3), No. 6 Wellington, Royal Palm Beach (No. 7) Park Vista (No. 8) are all in Division I, which plays its matches at Royal Palm Beach and Lake Worth Christian.

The Gold Bracket Championship is at 12:15 p.m. Saturday at Lake Worth Christian. The Silver Bracket Championship is at 12:15 p.m. Saturday at Royal Palm Beach.

Division II is at Palm Beach Lakes. Pool play between American Heritage, Treasure Coast, Jupiter Christian, Forest Hill, Atlantic, Archbishop Carroll, John I Leonard, and Palm Beach Lakes begins at 4 p.m. today. The bracket playoffs begin at 11:30 a.m. Saturday and the gold and silver bracket championships are at 1:30 p.m. Saturday.

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16 volleyball teams gear up for East Coast Challenge

  • 5:27 pm Thursday, September 17th, 2009 by Post Staff

This weekend’s East Coast Challenge features 16 teams, mostly from South Florida, and will provide some excellent competition for all the teams involved. No. 1 Martin County and No. 2 Jensen Beach are the hosts for the two-day tournament, which takes place Friday and Saturday. Scheduled to compete, other than the hosts, are No. 5 Jupiter, No. 6 Spanish River, John Carroll, South Fork, Westminster, Cardinal Gibbons, Lake Highland, Nature Coast, Pompano Beach, Orange Park, North Broward Prep, Middleburg, Grissom (Ala.) and Brentwood (Tenn.).
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Pre-season AP poll: Two local No. 1s (not Pahokee)

  • 7:11 pm Tuesday, September 1st, 2009 by Jason Lieser