On The Radar: Season Series – Part 15Over the next few months, the senior football prospects in South Florida, who do not have a scholarship in hand, will be working harder than ever.
Blu’s Blog: It Was A Weekend To RememberAs someone who has covered and evaluated high school football for the past five-plus decades, what happened at Orlando Camping World Stadium last weekend was certainly something that many will long remember.
Southridge Rallies Back With Pope Touchdown, Spartans Win 8A ChampionshipSouthridge was staring defeat in the face Saturday night. Despite stout play from their defense, the Spartans offense was sputtering. Trailing by 10 points into the fourth quarter; then down by four with just under five minutes to play while standing on their 28-yard line, Southridge could’ve given in.
Wright’s Two Scores, Chiefs Defense Powers Carol City To 6A CrownIt’s not unusual for alumni to come back to support their school in big games. While Carol City had a long list of football alumni that were in Orlando offering their support to the team on Saturday, one special guest strolled into their locker room at halftime.
Shivers, Chaminade Can’t Overcome Trinity Christian; Lions Fall In 3A Title GameHaving one, extraordinarily dynamic player is sometimes enough to dance all the way to a championship. Despite a 140-yard performance from running back Shaun Shivers, Chaminade-Madonna wasn’t able to overcome Jacksonville Trinity Christian’s methodical offense and its dynamic superstar D.J. Matthews as it fell 24-13 Saturday morning in the Class 3A state championship game in Camping World Stadium.
Allen Tosses Five TDs, St. Thomas Aquinas Routs Tampa Plant For 7A TitleGiven all of the success that St. Thomas Aquinas’ football program has found over the past 20 years; one would think that there are few historic feats that the storied program hasn’t already conquered.
Brown Scores Four TDs, American Heritage Downs Ponte Vedra For 5A CrownFalling into a 13-point hole not even three minutes into the game, served as American Heritage’s wake up call.
State Football Preview: St. Thomas Aquinas RaidersSFHSSports senior writer J.T. Wilcox talks to St. Thomas Aquinas head coach Roger Harriott as well as running back Mike Epstein and linebacker Rocky Shelton to talk about the Raiders' run for a third straight Class 7A state title.
Champagnat’s Offense Struggles, Lions Fall 24-8 In Class 2A FinalAccording to the big book of sports adages: defense is supposed to win championships. Unfortunately for Champagnat Catholic, it didn’t hold true.
State Preview: Chaminade-Madonna LionsOur J.T. Wilcox sits down with Chaminade-Madonna players and coach Dameon Jones to talk about the 2016 season and the Lions' run to the Class 3A state championship game.
State Football Preview: Carol City ChiefsSenior writer J.T. Wilcox goes into the "Zuu" to visit with the Carol City Chiefs as they prepare to play in the 2016 Class 6A state championship game.
State Football Preview: Southridge SpartansAs the Southridge Spartans prepare to play in the Class 8A state championship game, J.T. Wilcox sits down with head coach Billy Rolle and the Spartans players to talk about the 2016 season and what it means to represent the south end of Miami-Dade County.
State Football Preview: American Heritage PatriotsOur J.T. Wilcox sits down with Plantation American Heritage head coach Patrick Surtain and a handful of Patriots players to talk about their 2016 season and their preparations to play in the school's third state championship game in four years.
State Preview: Champagnat LionsJ.T. Wilcox visits with the Champagnat Catholic Lions in anticipation of them playing in the Class 2A State Championship game.
Bald Predictions: High School Football Playoffs Round FiveIt’s the final official week of the high school football season. It’s the week that all the teams were talking about all the way back in May. It’s the week that the players spent many nights dreaming about.