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Athletes focus on life after the game during recruiting process

Athletes focus on life after the game during recruiting process

Ten years from now, Dwyer defensive back Jarius Adams could be spending his Sundays on an NFL sideline.

Gators’ pursuit of Boynton QB part of push to make up recruiting ground

Lamar Jackson part of Gators' push to regain recruiting ground

The Florida Gators’ presence in Palm Beach County used to be noticeable. That has changed, as the Gators have not gotten a Palm Beach County recruit since 2013 when they landed Glades Day running back Kelvin Taylor and American Heritage offensive lineman Roderick Johnson.

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Boys basketball stories

Boys basketball: Dwyer holds on to advance

Dwyer boys basketball coach Fred Ross warned his players that Lauderdale Lakes-Boyd Anderson’s mediocre record was deceiving, and he wasn’t just using it as a motivational tool, as the Panthers found out Thursday night.

Boys basketball: Jupiter holds off Park Vista

After opening the season with a victory over Park Vista, Jupiter kept its season alive Thursday night with a 73-64 victory over the Cobras in the Class 8A boys basketball regional quarterfinals in Boynton Beach.

Boys basketball: Grandview Prep cruises into regional semis

The most important objectives for Grandview Prep in its 90-40 rout of Davie-Posnack Jewish Hebrew Day in Thursday’s Class 2A quarterfinal Thursday night was for the Pride to stay focused and injury-free.

Girls basketball stories

Boca Raton girls basketball team comes up short in state final

It was too tall an order for Boca Raton’s girls basketball team, figuratively and literally.The Bobcats (25-5) didn’t have an answer for Miami 6-foot-4 senior center Beatrice Mompremier, as Boca’s special season ended in a 63-51 loss to the Stingarees in a Class 8A state semifinal on Friday.

County sets record with four girls basketball teams making it to state

County sets record with four girls basketball teams making it to state

Palm Beach County isn’t known for its high school girls basketball. But soon, it might be. The county is sending four teams to the state tournament this week in Lakeland, which is the most to make it to state in a single season from the county since the Florida High School Athletic Association began keeping records in 1976.

Boca Raton advances to first girls hoops state tournament

Boca High advanced to the girls state basketball tournament for the first time in the school’s history with a dominating 62-46 Class 8A regional final win over Sunrise Piper Saturday night.

Baseball stories

Baseball: No. 1 Park Vista stops John I. Leonard

Ben Greenstein had a hit, drove in two runs and scored a run, leading the top-ranked Park Vista baseball team to a 5-2 victory over John I.

Elmyer pitches Benjamin to upset of Trinity Christian

Matt Elmyer allowed one earned run and struck out seven in six innings to lead sixth-ranked Benjamin past fifth-ranked Trinity Christian 7-2 in high school baseball action Tuesday night in Palm Beach Gardens.

Baseball: No.1 Park Vista wins, Wiebke’s 1-hitter leads No.2 Wellington

Matthew Mika and Tyler Constable led No. 1 Park Vista to an 8-0 victory over Lake Worth in baseball action Friday night.

Softball stories

Tino tosses no-hitter to lead Royal Palm Beach rout

Tino tosses no-hitter to lead Royal Palm Beach rout

Jaime Tino pitched a no-hitter with eight strikeouts to lead No. 8 Royal Palm Beach to a 15-0 rout of Lake Worth Tuesday night.

Softball: Boca Raton, Suncoast post wins

No. 4 Boca Raton 7, Palm Beach Central 4: Dacia Green doubled and drove in two runs to lead the Bobcats (4-1) past the Broncos in Boca Raton.

Softball: No. 1 Gardens improves to 5-0

Minnie Cocuzza doubled, tripled and drove in three runs, leading the top-ranked Palm Beach Gardens softball team to a 15-0 rout of Palm Beach Central in four innings Tuesday night in Palm Beach Gardens.

 
 

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