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Girls soccer: Benjamin shuts down Dwyer

Katie O’Hare scored three goals, leading host Benjamin to a 5-0 rout of Dwyer on Thursday night in Palm Beach GardensGabi Aquirri had six saves to earn the shutout for the Buccaneers (2-0).Dwyer fell to 1-1 on the season.West Boca Raton 7, Coral Springs 0: Bridgette Clark scored three goals ...

Oxbridge Academy scores 70 points in victory

Travis Homer rushed for 249 yards and five touchdowns, leading Oxbridge Academy to a wild 70-49 victory over Hialeah-Champagnat Catholic on Thursday night in West Palm Beach.The Thunderwolves (8-1) and the defending Class 2A state champion Lions (5-2) were tied at 35 at halftime.Angelo Navaroli completed 10 of 17 passes ...

Palm Beach Central quarterback Luis Peguero carries the ball during the first half of the Broncos’ 23-16 victory over Park Vista on Thursday night. (Bruce R. Bennett / The Palm Beach Post)

Palm Beach Central clinches district title with win over Park Vista

Palm Beach Central clinched its third consecutive district championship Thursday night, dominating early against Park Vista before hanging on for a 23-16 win.The Broncos (6-3, 5-0 District 10-8A) led 16-0 midway through the second quarter against the Cobras (5-4, 4-1) before Park Vista rallied in the second half.The win was ...

Atlantic running back Dontavius Monroe (1) celebrates a touchdown run in the first quarter against Dwyer last week. Atlantic, Dwyer and Royal Palm Beach are battling for the two playoff berths in District 13-7A. (Allen Eyestone / The Palm Beach Post)

High school football district races go down to wire

A handful of teams clinched playoff berths last week, among them Boynton Beach, Park Vista and Palm Beach Central. Park Vista and Palm Beach Central battled for the championship in District 10-8A Thursday night with the loser getting the runner-up spot. Four more district championships are at stake Friday. District ...

Jupiter Christian football coach Bill Powers.

Retiring coaches Rick Swain, Bill Powers prepare for the final whistle

The paths they have traveled to become successful high school football coaches are as different as night and day. But as Rick Swain and Bill Powers close in on the end of that journey, there’s one common denominator that they share — they took over struggling programs and turned them ...

FILE - In this August 9, 2013 photo, Boston Mayor Thomas Menino speaks at Faneuil Hall in Boston. Menino, who was diagnosed with cancer a month after leaving office in 2013, died Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014 in Boston. He was 71. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

Menino, Boston's longest-serving mayor, dies at 71

Thomas Menino, Boston's longest-serving mayor whose mumbling and occasional bumbling belied his political ingenuity and endeared him to a scrappy city whose very skyline he helped reshape, died Thursday. He was 71. Menino died in the company of his family and friends, spokeswoman Dot Joyce said. He had been diagnosed ...

Girls soccer: Jupiter improves to 2-0 with win over Spanish River

Alexa Moberley scored two goals, leading Jupiter to a 3-1 victory over Spanish River on Wednesday night in Jupiter.Megan Didden added a goal for the Warriors (2-0).Palm Beach Central 9, Lake Worth 0: Carlina Peralta and Lindsey Dale each scored a goal as the Broncos (2-0) routed the Trojans in ...

Roundup: American Heritage finishes fourth at state girls golf

American Heritage placed fourth and St. Andrew’s took seventh at the state Class 1A Girls Golf finals.The Stallions shot a team total 620 at the Mission Inn Resort & Club in Howey-in-the-Hills, 24 shots behind champion Lake Mary Prep (596). Winter Park-Circle Christian finished second at 612, and Orlando-First Academy ...

Park Vista freshman running back Corey Cola, running for a touchdown against Jupiter last month, has helped the Cobras win five straight games after starting the season 0-3. (Thomas Cordy / The Palm Beach Post)

Freshman RB Corey Cola one of keys to Park Vista’s turnaround

A little more than a month ago, terms like “down year” and “rebuilding” were being used to describe a Park Vista football team that started 0-3.“Our team is very young and inexperienced and we started off the year playing three tough teams,” coach Brian Dodds said. “That inexperience really showed ...

High school football scoreboard, Week 10

Check back here to get the latest high school football scores during and after games, and look for links to stories, photos and video afterward.Also, check updates on our scoreboard on PBgametime.com (may not be available for mobile users) or on Twitter: @pbgametimeShare your team spirit! Join the high school ...

Palm Beach Gardens' defense may have its hands full with a potent Wellington offense led by QB Shannon Patrick (above).

Football picks: Can Palm Beach Gardens slow Wellington’s potent attack?

Week 10 brings a handful of district championships on the line. This week’s PBgametime Game of the Week is among them. Wellington and Palm Beach Gardens, both unbeaten in district play, will battle for the District 9-8A championship on Friday. The winner hosts a regional quarterfinal game Nov. 14. The ...

Girls soccer: Dwyer escapes with season-opening win

Gianna Merigliano and Maddie Wagner each scored a goal to lead Dwyer to a season-opening 2-1 victory over South Fork on Tuesday night in Palm Beach Gardens.Benjamin 8, Lincoln Park Academy 1: Kylie Borislow had three goals and two assists and Mayra Pelayo added two goals as the Buccaneers (1-0) ...

Wellington players celebrate their Class 8A regional quarterfinal victory over Park Vista on Tuesday night in Lake Worth. (Bruce R. Bennett / The Palm Beach Post)

Volleyball: Wellington knocks Park Vista out of playoffs

Revenge has become a successful motivating theme for Wellington in the girls volleyball playoffs, and the Wolverines now can gear up for a potential revenge hat trick. Wellington defeated Park Vista 25-21, 15-25, 25-22, 25-23 Tuesday night in the Class 8A regional quarterfinals after being swept in three games by ...

Volleyball: Benjamin outlasts Lake Worth Christian

It took Benjamin five sets to get past Lake Worth Christian in the volleyball playoffs last season.It was just as close this year.The sixth-ranked Buccaneers (19-8) outlasted the Defenders 25-23, 25-22, 21-25, 25-27, 15-10 in the Class 3A regional quarterfinals Tuesday to knock Lake Worth Christian (15-14) out of the ...

Palm Beach Gardens quarterback Hunter Aranda (Post photo by Jennifer Podis)

Game of Week Q&A: Wellington’s Jean Rene, Gardens’ Hunter Aranda

Wellington wide receiver and cornerback Jean Rene and Palm Beach Gardens quarterback Hunter Aranda sat down with PBgametime reporters Anthony Chiang and Jodie Wagner this week to answer a few Halloween-themed questions.The Gators (5-3) host the Wolverines (7-1) at 7 p.m. Friday as part of the Palm Beach Post’s PBgametime ...

Girls State Golf Day 1: American Heritage 3rd, St. Andrew’s 6th

American Heritage is third and St. Andrew’s is sixth Tuesday after the first day of team competition at the state Class 1A Golf finals at Mission Inn Resort & Club in Howey-in-the-HillsThe Stallions shot a team total 310, 14 shots behind leader Lake Mary Prep (296). The Scots are in ...

Brooke Mucino, Wellington cross country

Players of week: Wellington’s Brooke Mucino, St. Andrew’s Jake Bargas

Wellington cross country runner Brooke Mucino and St. Andrew’s tight end Jake Bargas had “career” performances last week and have been chose PBgamtime Players of the Week. Bargas, a senior, had 13 carries for 163 yards and two touchdowns, four catches for 131 yards and two TDs, and a 46-yard ...

Spanish River opens season with easy victory

Spanish River opened the soccer season with a 5-0 victory against Olympic Heights Monday night. Five players scored goals to help lead the Sharks (1-0) to the shutout win over the Lions (0-1) in Boca Raton.In other girls soccer action Monday night:Martin County 3, Centennial 2: Jessica Levy scored two ...

Spanish River opens season with easy victory

Defending district champion Spanish River opened its season with a 5-0 victory against Olympic Heights Monday night. The Sharks (1-0) had five players score goals to help lead the shutout over the Lions (0-1) in Boca Raton.In other girls soccer action Monday:Jupiter 4, Boca Raton 3: Alexa Moberley had two ...

American Heritage golfers (from left) Mary Janiga, Dana Williams, Isabel Herrera, Alexa Hammer and Sabrina Fonda, will compete in the Class 1A Florida High School Girls Golf State Championships this week in Howey-in-the-Hills. (Photo provided by American Heritage)

American Heritage girls golf team shoots for state title

With a mix of veteran players and talented newcomers, the American Heritage girls golf team has found the right combination for success on the links this season.Seniors Mary Janiga and Alexa Hammer, freshmen Sabrina Fonda and Isabel Herrera, and eighth-grader Dana Williams have carried the Stallions to district and regional ...

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