High School Buzz 

PBgametime mailbag: Area team with best chance to advance, biggest takeaway from season, favorite Thanksgiving dish?

  • 3:43 pm Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

Thanksgiving is here, which means we’re getting close to the state football championships.

In this week’s installment of the PBgametime mailbag, we pick the Palm Beach County team that has the best chance of winning this week, discuss our biggest takeaway from the 2014 football season, and drool over some Thanksgiving food. [More]

PBgametime mailbag: Rematches, American Heritage and holidays, oh my!

  • 12:17 pm Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

The second round features some intriguing matchups, including a few rematches.

In this week’s installment of the PBgametime mailbag, we pick the rematch that we’re most excited about and examine American Heritage’s chances of surviving a tough road to the state championship game. Also, with the holiday season approaching, we give you our favorite holiday. [More]

Football: Look Ahead to the second round of the playoffs

  • 10:19 am Monday, November 17th, 2014 by Jodie Wagner
Linebacker Tevon Coney and Palm Beach Gardens will play Wellington on Friday in a Class 8A regional semifinal. (Photo by Allen Eyestone)

Seven area teams advanced to the second round of the playoffs with wins Friday, while an eighth – Jupiter Christian – will move on after its first-round opponent, Hialeah-Champagnat, was forced to vacate its playoff spot due to violating one of the FHSAA’s bylaws.

Palm Beach Gardens and Wellington are still alive in the Class 8A playoffs following victories last week, and will play each other in the regional semifinals Friday. Royal Palm Beach and Atlantic are headed for a showdown in a Class 7A regional semifinal after beating Fort Lauderdale and Pompano Beach-Ely, respectively. Glades Central won its game against [More]

Football: Finalists released for Lou Groza Awards ceremony

  • 3:17 pm Thursday, November 13th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

With the high school football playoffs beginning this week, the awards season is not too far away.

The Lou Groza Awards ceremony is one of the highlights of the awards season. The annual banquet will be held on Dec. 9 at the Kravis Center.

Along with the Lou Groza Award, which is given to the best collegiate placekicker in the country, the banquet celebrates the top high school players, coaches, teams and place-kickers in Palm Beach County. Finalists were selected by a panel of local representatives of the Palm Beach County high school football community, including head coaches and local media representatives. [More]

Football: Royal Palm Beach back in Class 7A state poll

  • 4:13 pm Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

Royal Palm Beach will begin the playoffs as one of the state’s top Class 7A teams.

After ending the regular season on a five-game winning streak to claim the District 13-7A crown, the Wildcats jumped into the latest Associated Press state football rankings released Tuesday. Royal Palm Beach came in at No. 10 in the Class 7A poll. [More]

Football: Final 2014 district standings and first-round playoff matchups

  • 1:31 pm Sunday, November 9th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

The playoffs are finally here.

Below are the final district standings for the 2014 season, including all of the first-round playoff matchups involving Palm Beach County’s districts. [More]

Football: District standings after Week 10 and first-round playoff matchups

  • 2:51 pm Sunday, November 2nd, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

District play is over and most first-round playoff matchups are set.

Here are the overall team and district records through the tenth week of the season. Also, we included all of the first-round playoff matchups involving the area’s districts that are already set. [More]