Benjamin football star prospect Amaree Williams poised to reclassify graduating class
Top Benjamin football recruit Amaree Williams may have seen his final games in Buccaneer orange and blue with the close of the 2023 season. Benjamin head coach Eric Kresser confirmed Williams' plans to reclassify to this year's graduating class on Monday at the Lou Groza Award Celebration in West Palm Beach. ...
Football Stars Shine at the Lou Groza Award Celebration
• The 2023 Lou Groza Award Celebration honored top high school football figures in Palm Beach County. • Cardinal Newman won the Lou Groza Team of the Year award for their successful season.
Get Ready, Palm Beach County: 2023 Boca Raton Bowl Featuring Syracuse vs. South Florida on Dec. 21
With its 10-game milestone this year, the Roofclaim.com Boca Raton Bowl is set to shine as the only NCAA-sanctioned post-season college bowl game played in Palm Beach County. Game day is Thursday, Dec. 21 at FAU Stadium, and airs on ESPN. Tickets are on sale now! Watch the official matchup of Syracuse vs. South Florida! Show your team spirit the night before the game at the Pep Rally at Mizner Park Amphitheater on Dec. 20 at 6pm.Visit here for more details.
Lou Groza finalists visit Quantum House, spend time with community's kids
WEST PALM BEACH — Lou Groza finalists Graham Nicholson and Jose Pizano made a very important stop prior to their awards ceremony on Monday evening. On a day that will end with all eyes on them, the two star kickers began their morning by putting the spotlight on local kids and their families,...
December Scholar Athlete of the Month: Elijah Walthall
RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. — Suncoast High School senior Elijah Walthall likes things done a certain way. "I like what I do to be done to the best of my ability, so yes, kind of a perfectionist, yeah," Walthall said with a grin. "I really like coaching him because he's...
Palm Beach County heartbroken for Jordan Travis after FSU snubbed for college football playoffs
Hearts were broken in Tallahassee Sunday with the news that Florida State University wouldn't be a semifinalist for the 2023 National Championship. A little over 400 miles southeast, a similar ache struck Palm Beach Gardens, the stomping grounds of injured Seminoles quarterback Jordan Travis. ...
USA TODAY High School Sports Super 25 football recap: American Heritage and Hoban fall, while Chaminade-Madonna rolls
The shakeups keep coming in 2023, with No. 17 American Heritage falling in a tough battle against unranked Berkeley Prep, while No. 25 Archbishop Hoban lost a close one to No. 11 Washington Massillon by a score of 7-2 — yes, 7-2. Both finals will undoubtedly factor into the...
Bear Lakes' annual Hope For The Warriors charity golf tournament hosts a special guest
WEST PALM BEACH — The Lakes and Links courses at Bear Lakes Country Club were filled with 180 golfers Saturday, but the focus wasn’t on shooting a low score. It was on raising the most money for Bear Lakes’ annual Hope For The Warriors charity tournament. The membership didn’t have to look far to find incentive to give: On the eighth tee of the Lakes course, U.S. Army Col. Gregory D. Gadson was seated in his wheelchair, posing for pictures and signing his book, “Finding Waypoints: A Warrior’s Journey Towards Peace and Purpose,” co-written with Terese Schlachter.
Riviera Beach cheer and dance team head to nationals again
RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. — The Riviera Beach Chargers Cheer and Dance team is heading back to the Pop Warner National Championship in Orlando next week. The team of 90 girls ages seven to 18 brought home the first national title for the city in 2017 and has been going strong ever since.
Photo of the Week (12/4)
Dodging his opponent, vocal senior Zidane Guerrier sprints towards the end of the court to score against the Riviera Beach Preparatory Gladiators. Guerrier was later named player of the game, as he made two free throws, spent 40 minutes in the game, and had a final point total of 13. The Jaguars beat the Gladiators 52-40 at the Nov. 30 game.
Connelly-Eisworth makes history by becoming first woman to win PGA Tournament Series event
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Santaluces Celebrates the End of Fall Ball
Every fall, Park Vista hosts the Cobra Varsity Baseball League (CVBL), a practice season where schools all over Palm Beach County come together to hone their skills for the spring season. With the games starting in October and ending in November, fall ball gives coaches and players a preview of what the spring season may look like. It’s basically high school baseball’s spring training.
Santaluces vs. Palm Beach Lakes
As part of the Santaluces Thanksgiving Shootout, the Santaluces High School varsity basketball team played the Palm Beach Lakes Rams at home. Unfortunately for the Chiefs, it was a challenging encounter that ended with a final score of 67-41 in favor of Palm Beach Lakes. From the opening tip-off, the...
Men's Basketball Extends Win Streak to Six in Win Over Tars
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – The Palm Beach Atlantic men's basketball team hosted Rollins in a Sunshine State Conference matchup on Saturday. The Sailfish (7-1, 2-0 SSC) entered the game on a six-game winning streak and has beaten Rollins (3-4, 0-2 SSC) in six of the last seven matchups. PBA attacked Rollins' zone defense from beyond the arc. The Sailfish shot 29 3-pointers, converting on 11 of them. The 'Fish defense frustrated the Tars all game, holding RC to 39 percent from the field. The Sailfish controlled the game from the jump, winning 85-70. The win moves PBA to 7-1, its best start since the 1974-75 season.
Dwyer tops Palm Beach Lakes; Benjamin over King's Academy in OT in boys basketball
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — The defending boys state champion Dwyer Panthers are looking to repeat as basketball state champions and performances like the one they had on Friday will help their cause. Dwyer beat Palm Beach Lakes, 57-46. In a big private school matchup, Benjamin School upset the King's Academy 75-70 in overtime. The Bucs were lead by Jacob Cosby-Mosley, who led all scorers with 26 points.
The Classic names new executive director
A new face is now in charge of the golf tournament formerly known as the Honda Classic. Joie Chitwood has been named interim executive director of the Classic in the Palm Beaches.
You can still register for next weekend's Garden of Life Palm Beaches Marathon
It began with COVID. As gyms shut down, more and more people turned to running as their escape from isolation. A few blocks turned into a mile run. That mile led to two. Before everybody knew it, there were long-distance runners on the streets everywhere, and that has led to the massive growth of marathons, half-marathons, 10K and 5K races.All that preparation will show up on the streets of downtown West Palm Beach Dec. 9-10 with the return of the Garden of Life Palm Beaches Marathon. ...
Celebrate Football Excellence at the 2023 Lou Groza Award Celebration
Get ready for an unforgettable night of football excellence at the 2023 Lou Groza Award Celebration. The event is set to take place on Mon, Dec 04, from 6pm - 9pm at the West Palm Beach Marriott, located at 1001 Okeechobee Boulevard, West Palm Beach, FL 33401.
Former FAMU coach Shalon Pillow among new high school basketball coaches in Palm Beach County
More than 20 coaching changes rocked the offseason for Palm Beach County basketball programs. Meet the new hires who will be hitting the floor for local girls and boys basketball teams below. ...
See best girls basketball games to catch in Palm Beach County this December
December is here, and so is a month stacked with Palm Beach County basketball. When you're not out preparing for holiday festivities, stop by a local high school game. With 15 girls teams in the area returning from playoff runs last winter, there's a solid lineup of matchups in the weeks ahead.