High School Buzz 

Five Pahokee players picked all-state in Class 2B

  • 6:24 am Wednesday, February 10th, 2010 by Jason Lieser

Despite one of their most frustrating seasons of the decade, the Pahokee Blue Devils landed five of their star players on the Class 2B all-state team.
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Merrill Noel de-commits from Florida State, now heading to Wake Forest

  • 8:39 pm Saturday, August 1st, 2009 by Jason Lieser

A month after he committed to Florida State, Pahokee cornerback Merrill Noel said he is going to join teammate Zachary Allen at Wake Forest.
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Zachary Allen, Donnell Kirkwood and Fred Pickett commit

  • 4:37 pm Tuesday, July 7th, 2009 by Jason Lieser

Updated July 13, 2009 at 10:08 a.m.
At least two of the area’s top 25 football players committed to colleges recently, and possibly a third.

Pahokee linebacker Zachary Allen was on the brink of announcing his commitment to Wake Forest toward the end of the school year, but canceled the news conference when teammate

Merrill “Bud” Noel wavered on his decision to make the same commitment. Noel wound up changing his mind and picking Florida State, but Allen held firm and recently gave Wake Forest an oral commitment.

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