High School Buzz 

FHSAA releases new baseball, softball classifications

  • 12:06 pm Thursday, July 16th, 2015 by Adam Lichtenstein

The FHSAA released its final district classifications for several sports, including baseballĀ and softball, Thursday.

The organization moved the largest schools in the area, with student populations of 2,407-4,492, from Class 8A to 9A. The new District 9-9A will consist of John I. Leonard, Jupiter, Palm Beach Central and Palm Beach Gardens, with Boca Raton, Lake Worth, Park Vista and Santaluces moving to District 10-9A.

Three schools, Seminole Ridge, Spanish River and Wellington, remain in Class 8A with new additions Forest Hill, Palm Beach Lakes and Royal Palm Beach.

Additional changes include Boynton Beach moving to 7A, Benjamin and Oxbridge Academy moving to Class [More]

Palm Beach Post All-Area 2013 spring honorees

  • 1:20 am Sunday, June 9th, 2013 by Post Staff

The list of players of the year for spring. Click the links for stories and to see all-area teams in each sport.

Large schools: John McCarthy, Jupiter
Small schools: Matt Harris, Benjamin

Morgan Lauer, Seminole Ridge

Boys: Conor Whipple, St. Andrew’s
Girls: Hayley Ciklin, Benjamin

Large schools: Kylee Hanson, Jupiter
Small schools: Corrie Boggess, American Heritage

Rasheeda McAdoo, American Heritage

Boys: Christopher Grinley, Park Vista
Girls: Michelle Howell, Seminole Ridge

Jason Telex, Park Vista

Boys team of year: St. Andrew’s
Girls team of year: St. Andrew’s

Roman Fernandez, Seminole Ridge

Palm Beach Post 2012 fall All-Area honorees

  • 12:20 am Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 by Post Staff

Check out The Palm Beach Post’s fall sports season players of the year and All-Area teams:

Palm Beach Post All-Area 2011 spring honorees

  • 5:06 pm Monday, June 6th, 2011 by Matt Porter

Check out our 2011 spring All-Area teams, listed with players of the year. Click the links after the jump for stories and information on additional honorees for each sport.

Okeechobee’s multisport star LeAnna Cotton signs volleyball scholarship

  • 4:47 pm Wednesday, April 27th, 2011 by Jeff Greer

LeAnna Cotton played (and excelled) at three sports at Okeechobee. Now she’ll focus on one at Capital University in Columbus, Ohio. Cotton signed a volleyball scholarship for the Division III school.


St. Andrew’s volleyball star Taylor Kennedy signs sand volleyball scholarship

  • 2:04 pm Wednesday, April 27th, 2011 by Jeff Greer

St. Andrew’s senior Taylor Kennedy appears to be a trendsetter in Palm Beach County volleyball. The senior is believed to be the first county volleyball player to sign a Division I sand volleyball scholarship.

She signed this week to play for Stetson University in DeLand this fall.


Palm Beach Post All-Area fall honorees

  • 5:16 pm Sunday, December 19th, 2010 by Post Staff

Check out our fall All-Area teams, listed with players of the year. Click the links after the jump for stories and information on additional honorees for each sport.


Spanish River girls’ volleyball return to familiar position in regionals

  • 4:49 pm Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010 by Jeff Greer

Spanish River girls’ volleyball coach Karen Adams wants to make one thing clear: The Sharks’ 14-13 record isn’t exactly a fair representation of her team.

“We didn’t have four or five of our key players at (early-season tournaments),” Adams said. “I mean, eight of those losses came at those tournaments.”

Now that Spanish River has returned to full health and power, Adams said her team is where it should be: in the regional quarterfinals. The Sharks host Davie-Nova on Wednesday in the Class 5A regional quarterfinals at 6 p.m.


Martin County volleyball star Nicole Walch commits to Nebraska

  • 11:47 am Tuesday, September 21st, 2010 by Jeff Greer

The hits just keep on coming for Martin County volleyball standout Nicole Walch. Along with her sister, Elise, our Big Schools Player of the Year last season, Walch led Martin County to a Class 5A state title last season and is the star of the top-ranked Tigers this year.

She can add going to a big-time college volleyball program to her list of accomplishments. Walch, a junior, committed to the University of Nebraska on Monday night, her coach Krissy Brown Schmidt confirmed.


Local volleyball teams gear up for massive Orlando tournament

  • 5:03 pm Thursday, September 10th, 2009 by Post Staff

John Carroll, No. 6 Park Vista, No. 4 Royal Palm Beach, No. 7 Spanish River, and No. 8 West Boca are going to get a really good idea of just how good they are in the early part of the season as the five are set to compete in a 48-team tournament on Friday and Saturday at the Orlando Sports Center.