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Ex-FSU, NFL player Deon Humphrey arrested in Wellington for allegedly choking woman

Deon Humphrey, a former Lake Worth High football star who went on to play at Florida State and the NFL, was arrested Thursday morning after he allegedly pushed his girlfriend into a wall and choked her. Humphrey, from Wellington, was booked into the Palm Beach County Jail and released after ...

HGH use among teens doubles, survey says, but testing is lacking

Experimentation with human growth hormones by America’s teens more than doubled in the past year, according to a national survey.Some used it in an effort to improve their athletic performance; others were more concerned about trying to look better.The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids released the survey of 3,705 high school ...

Miles Mikolas of the Texas Rangers delivers a pitch during Monday’s game against the New York Yankees. The former Jupiter High star earned the win after holding the Yankees to two runs in 7 1/3 innings. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Former Jupiter High standout Miles Mikolas earns win over Yankees

All-Star right-hander Yu Darvish is the only remaining healthy member from the Texas Rangers’ projected Opening Day rotation.Texas is at its lowest point in terms of wins and losses since 2003, in part because of several injuries to the rotation that led to the team having to plug holes with ...

Dwyer CB Adams orally commits to Rutgers, Gardens DE Juste to FIU

Jarius Adams wanted to commit to a school before the start of his senior season, so he set up a road trip to visit schools such as Georgia Tech, Middle Tennessee State, Rutgers and Bowling Green in June.After returning to Palm Beach County, the Dwyer cornerback narrowed his list to ...

FILE - In this June 26, 2014, file photo musician Jon Bon Jovi performs during a concert of the American rock band Bon Jovi in Lisbon, Portugal. Bon Jovi is part of a Toronto group that has retained a banking firm and submitted paperwork expressing interest in buying the Buffalo Bills, three people who have reviewed documents regarding the sale process told The Associated Press on Friday, July 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Armando Franca, File)

AP sources: Bon Jovi part of group eyeing Bills

Rocker Jon Bon Jovi is part of a Toronto group that has retained a banking firm and submitted paperwork expressing interest in buying the Buffalo Bills, three people who have reviewed documents regarding the sale process told The Associated Press on Friday. It is unclear if the group would eventually ...

Former Royal Palm Beach guard Jon Octeus, shown in a 2010 game, will transfer from Colorado State to UCLA for his final season of college eligibility. Octeus averaged 13.4 points last season for the Rams. (Palm Beach Post file photo)

Former Royal Palm Beach star Jon Octeus to play for UCLA

A 6-foot-1 stringbean of a kid who didn’t play AAU basketball like most of his Royal Palm Beach High School teammates, Jon Octeus attacted little attention from colleges during his senior season with the Wildcats. Four years later, he is expected to play guard for 11-time national champion UCLA. Octeus ...

Summer boys basketball league helps area players improve

For the second consecutive year, Dreyfoos guard Matthew Charlton will spend his summer vacation fine-tuning his jump shot at a pair of Riviera Beach gyms.Charlton, who will be a senior in the fall, is one of 300 boys high school basketball players who are participating in the Dream Big Summer ...

Palm Beach County high school 7-on-7 participants

BallerNation Elite’s roster for 2014 Zander Bernard, Park Vista, RB    Davon Brown, Royal Palm Beach, DB Toddy Centeio, Royal Palm Beach, QB Kemar Downer, Palm Beach Central, ATH Keenan Duggan, Palm Beach Central, DB  Larry Dunnon, Palm Beach Central, WR  Marlon Eugene, Royal Palm Beach, LB Frantz Frezin, Palm ...

BallerNation team 7-on-7 player Erick Hardnett, 17, from Cardinal Newman, works out with his team at Seminole Palms Park in Royal Palm Beach on March 12, 2014.  (Richard Graulich / The Palm Beach Post)

AAU-style 7-on-7 raises red flags for some county football coaches

When his players wanted to join spring’s version of 7-on-7 football in past years, Palm Beach Central assistant coach Dennis Abbate took them to Plantation. The South Florida Blur was the primary independent 7-on-7 team based in Palm Beach County, but because it accepted stars from Miami-Dade and Broward counties, ...

Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill passes during mini-camp, Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at the Dolphins Training Facility in Davie, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Ryan Tannehill part of crop of Texas QBs who rode 7-on-7 wave to NFL

After starting high school football as a defensive back, Ryan Tannehill finally made the switch to quarterback as a junior. But he didn’t get to pass very much at Big Spring High, which used a run-heavy Wing-T offense. So he turned to 7-on-7 football in the spring and summer to ...

A look at the rules and formations used in 7-on-7 football.

Growth of 7-on-7 football game-changer for high school recruiting

Just two weeks after Dwyer won the Class 7A state title and four months before the start of spring practice, more than 50 of the area’s top high school football players made their way to a park in Wellington. A Sunday during Christmas break might seem like an odd time ...

Police: Mom refused to take dehydrated child to hospital because of vegan beliefs

Detectives in Casselberry said a mother refused to take her newborn to the hospital because of her vegan beliefs. Investigators said Sarah Markham's pediatrician told her the baby was dehydrated and needed to go to the hospital as soon as possible. But when officers arrived at Markham's home, the mother ...

St. Andrew’s tight end Bargas picks Wake Forest over Duke

Just two months ago, St. Andrew’s tight end Jake Bargas was leaning toward committing to Duke. Since then, things have changed. Bargas, who will be a senior this fall, orally committed to Wake Forest, announcing his decision through Twitter. He chose the Demon Deacons over a multitude of schools, including ...

International Baccalaureate student-athletes (froml left) Nicole Mejias, Dwyer (volleyball), Alexandra Pallo, Dwyer (soccer); ; Sophi Lukes, St. Andrew’s (lacrosse), Anna Morera, Atlantic (swimming), Catherine Lopez, Forest Hill, and Brianne Lint, Suncoast (softball) in the library at Forest Hill High School in West Palm Beach on May 29. (Richard Graulich / The Palm Beach Post)

Athletes in IB program a study in time well managed

The Atlantic High School media center has become a second home for rising senior Anna Morera. With little free time to complete her homework after school because of athletic commitments, the nationally ranked synchronized swimmer and top student uses her lunch hour to get ahead on her assignments. “I do ...

Ten schools in Palm Beach County offer IB program

More than 2,500 schools in 142 countries offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma program, according to the International Baccalaureate website. Nine of those are in Palm Beach County, with a 10th on the way. They include five public high schools, three private schools and two charter schools. The public high schools ...

Springfield schools awarded $11.3M for South High project

A consortium of Clark County schools has been awarded an $11.3 million state grant to renovate the former Springfield South High School and create a college and career readiness center that will benefit students across the region.The consortium of the Springfield City School District, Clark-Shawnee Local School District, Springfield-Clark Career ...

Alex Davis had never played football at Dwyer before going through spring drills. He had played for the Panthers’ basketball team. Now, he has football scholarship offers from USF and FAU. (Contributed photo)

Dwyer’s Alex Davis making up for lost time on football field

Alex Davis has played basketball since he was 13 years old, and he’s still waiting for his first college offer in the sport.But the power forward didn’t have to wait long for his first football offer. After lining up as a defensive end with Dwyer during spring practice in May, ...

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Water balloons target undercover police

Dropping water balloons is nothing new. But police said two men picked the wrong targets.. >> Read more trending stories   Police in Indianapolis said undercover officers were on the receiving end of a water balloon bombardment from the sixth floor of a parking garage. Officers reported busting a 30-year-old ...

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Radio icon Casey Kasem dies at 82

Radio icon Casey Kasem, best known for his role as the host of the "American Top 40" music countdown franchise, has died at the age of 82. (Via Flickr / Alan Light) The radio star's daughter, Kerri Kasem, broke the news of her father's death Sunday morning via Twitter, writing: "Early this Father’s Day ...

Girls lacrosse players, like Oxbridge Academy’s Sarah Shilling (5), were not required to wear helmets last season. The Florida High School Athletic Association voted Tuesday to make protective headgear mandatory beginning next year. (Palm Beach Post file photo)

New rule makes helmets mandatory for girls lacrosse players

In an effort to protect against head injuries, the Florida High School Athletic Association will require girls lacrosse players to wear helmets beginning in 2015.The FHSAA adopted the measure at its Board of Directors meeting Tuesday in Gainesville. Boys lacrosse players have been required to wear helmets during competition since ...

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