High School Buzz 

Former Benjamin football player Sam Faria’s trial to start May 24

  • 11:35 am Thursday, May 13th, 2010 by Jason Lieser

EDITOR’S NOTE: The charges against former Benjamin School student-athlete Sam Faria were reduced from felony battery and adjudication was withheld after he pleaded guilty to misdemeanor battery in June 2010. Faria was sentenced to community service for the charges related to a 2009 incident with an assistant football coach.

Sam Faria, a former Benjamin football player, is scheduled to begin his trial May 24th, the State Attorney’s Office said. He is accused of punching former assistant coach Thomas Flynn in the face and breaking his nose.
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Ex-Benjamin football player Sam Faria‚Äôs trial pushed to March

  • 2:36 pm Monday, January 25th, 2010 by Jason Lieser

EDITOR’S NOTE: The charges against former Benjamin School student-athlete Sam Faria were reduced from felony battery and adjudication was withheld after he pleaded guilty to misdemeanor battery in June 2010. Faria was sentenced to community service for the charges related to a 2009 incident with an assistant football coach.

Sam Faria, the Benjamin football player who allegedly punched an assistant coach in the face and broke his nose, is scheduled to stand trial March 15.
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Benjamin player who allegedly struck coach arrested

  • 2:02 pm Wednesday, October 21st, 2009 by Jason Lieser

Palm Beach Gardens police arrested the Benjamin football player who allegedly punched a volunteer assistant coach in the face during a game. The player, who is a minor, was taken into custody on aggravated battery charges Monday night.
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