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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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Despite recent struggles, UM brand resonates with recruits

Miami Hurricanes brand still big with recruits despite struggles

Miami’s brand is still strong. Despite a 28-22 overall record and a 0-2 mark in bowl games during head coach Al Golden’s four-year tenure, the Hurricanes are still using its rich tradition to build top recruiting classes.

Noles reap recruiting benefit of on-field success, in-state dominance

FSU reaps recruiting benefit of on-field success, in-state dominance

For football recruits, Florida State offers an attractive package of school, sports and social experience.

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Boys basketball stories

Boys basketball: No. 5 Suncoast rallies past Palm Beach Lakes

Christoff Nairn scored 22 points as the fifth-ranked Suncoast boys basketball team rallied from a seven-point deficit entering the fourth quarter to top Palm Beach Lakes 65-60 on Thursday night in Riviera Beach.

Boys Basketball: Frasier leads No. 3 Grandview Prep to victory

Juwan Frasier had 18 points and nine assists and Shawn Occeus added 10 rebounds as third-ranked Grandview Prep rolled past Coral Springs Christian 79-64 Wednesday night in Coral Springs.

Boys Basketball: Collins’ double-double leads Cardinal Newman to win

John Collins had a double-double with 34 points and 14 rebounds to lead top-ranked Cardinal Newman to a 76-66 victory against Palm Beach Lakes Tuesday night in West Palm Beach.

Girls basketball stories

Girls basketball: No. 7 Lake Worth advances to district final

Jonika Garvin delivered one of the season’s most outstanding performances Thursday night to lead seventh-ranked Lake Worth to a 73-64 win over upset-minded Dwyer in the semifinals of the District 13-7A girls basketball playoffs.

Girls Basketball: Jupiter advances to play top seed Palm Beach Central

A year ago, Jupiter was upset by Seminole Ridge in the first round of the District 9-8A playoffs, but the Warriors avenged that setback Wednesday night with a 39-22 win against the Hawks.

Girls Basketball: Khan leads Park Vista to victory

Angelina Khan scored 16 points and added six steals as Park Vista defeated Santaluces 43-40 in a District 10-8A quarterfinal Tuesday night in Lake Worth.

Baseball stories

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.

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Athletes in IB program a study in time well managed

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.

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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.

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Softball stories

Athletes in IB program a study in time well managed

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.

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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.

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Stephanie Schmidt — Big Schools Softball Player of the Year

Stephanie Schmidt, Wellington, Post large schools softball player of the year

Stephanie Schmidt played first base for most of her varsity career at Wellington until she was pressed into duty this season as the Wolverines’ starting pitcher.

 
 

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