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Football stories

Tiny Kentucky college football team casts big net in Palm Beach County

Tiny Kentucky college football team casts big net in Palm Beach County

Football programs coming to Palm Beach County from out of state to scoop up talented players is not uncommon.

Somerset Canyons coach wants to build strong program

Somerset Canyons coach wants to build strong program

The field is ready, the uniforms are in, and the players and coaches are eager to get started. Three years after it opened its doors, Somerset Academy Canyons Charter School will field its first varsity football team.

Former Oxbridge kicker, soccer standout continuing education in China

Former Oxbridge kicker, soccer standout continuing education in China

Noah Singer will start his freshman year in college thousands of miles away from tiny Elon, N.C., where he had planned to pursue a college football career.

Boys basketball stories

2016 All-Area Large Schools Boys Basketball: Wellington’s Trent Frazier

2016 All-Area Large Schools Boys Basketball: Wellington’s Trent Frazier

Trent Frazier helped deliver a state championship to the Wellington boys basketball team last February, calmly sinking a free throw with less than a second remaining to clinch a 57-56 victory over Oviedo-Hagerty.

2016 All-Area Small Schools Boys Basketball: St Andrews’ Anthony Polite

2016 All-Area Small Schools Boys Basketball: St. Andrews’ Anthony Polite

The most highly recruited basketball player John O’Connell has coached during his 31 years at St.

2016 Winter Sports All-Conference Teams

2016 Winter Sports All-Conference Teams

2016 WINTER ALL-CONFERENCE HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS TEAM(Note: Teams are chosen by county coaches and not the staff of the Palm Beach Post)BOYS BASKETBALLNORTH DIVISONFirst Team: Jake Dawkins (JUP), Lavorris Givins (PBL), Kaleb Fitzgerald (CN), Jared Olson (PBG), Christoff Nairn (SUN), Tommie Luke (DWY), Miles Coleman (DWY), Scott Perry (CN), Ty Hands (PBL).

Girls basketball stories

2016 All-Area Large Schools Girls Basketball: Boca Raton’s Rachel Levy

2016 All-Area Large Schools Girls Basketball: Boca Raton’s Rachel Levy

Before Rachel Levy put on a Boca Raton jersey, the girls basketball team had never gone to the state playoffs.

2016 All-Area Small Schools Girls Basketball: Newman’s Tytionia Adderly

2016 All-Area Small Schools Girls Basketball: Cardinal Newman’s Tytionia Adderly

Cardinal Newman coach Dennis Miles has worked out a simple arithmetic the last two years: Tytionia Adderly plus minutes equals a win.

2016 Winter Sports All-Conference Teams

2016 Winter Sports All-Conference Teams

2016 WINTER ALL-CONFERENCE HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS TEAM(Note: Teams are chosen by county coaches and not the staff of the Palm Beach Post)BOYS BASKETBALLNORTH DIVISONFirst Team: Jake Dawkins (JUP), Lavorris Givins (PBL), Kaleb Fitzgerald (CN), Jared Olson (PBG), Christoff Nairn (SUN), Tommie Luke (DWY), Miles Coleman (DWY), Scott Perry (CN), Ty Hands (PBL).

Baseball stories

School dumps coach while awaiting word on alleged Puerto Rican ringers

Lake Worth High dumps coach while awaiting word on alleged Puerto Rican ringers

While the public awaits the Florida High School Athletic Association’s findings on allegations that Lake Worth High’s baseball team was brimming with ineligible players from Puerto Rico, the school has axed its baseball coach and four of his volunteer assistants.

Boys Baseball Player of the Year (Large School): Jupiter’s Brandyn Ward

Boys Baseball Player of the Year (Large School): Jupiter’s Brandyn Ward

Jupiter started the baseball season as a team loaded with both promise and talent. The Warriors have players committed to play at college baseball powerhouses Florida State, LSU and Ole Miss — if a Major League team doesn’t snap them up in the draft first.

Baseball Player of the Year 2016: Aldrich De Jongh, Trinity Christian

Baseball Player of the Year 2016: Aldrich De Jongh, Trinity Christian

With Miguel Cuello and his Trinity Christian team’s first chance at a state title on the line, the veteran manager decided if he was going to lose before reaching the state finals, he would do it with his best pitcher on the mound.

Softball stories

PB Post All-Area Softball Player of the Year 2016: Jupiter’s Ally Costa

PB Post All-Area Softball Player of the Year 2016: Jupiter’s Ally Costa

On a young softball team with no seniors, junior pitcher Ally Costa stepped up and took charge at Jupiter this season.

Softball Player of Year 2016: Addison Simpson of American Heritage

Softball Player of Year 2016: Addison Simpson of American Heritage

Addison Simpson’s right arm and hot bat helped carry American Heritage to within one win of the state softball semifinals this season.

Jupiter blanks Park Vista to advance to regional softball final

Jupiter blanks Park Vista to advance to regional softball final

For the past two seasons, Jupiter stayed on the sidelines while Park Vista battled for a berth in the state softball championships.

 
 

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