Spring Spotlight

Larry Blustein
Larry Blustein
May 28, 2018 - 1:38 pm
If you happen to be a Cardinal Gibbons football fan, nobody has to tell you about frustration. The past two years – with a tremendous team and plenty of talent, the Chiefs fell short to longtime district nemesis, American Heritage, twice. Both games were close and both contests were enough to...
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Larry Blustein
Larry Blustein
May 22, 2018 - 11:41 am
While Eddie Delgado’s first year as head coach at Belen Jesuit brought a 6-4 record and a district title, you get the feeling that 2018 will be even better. With non-district losses coming to Monsignor Pace, rival Columbus and Gulliver, Delgado and the Wolverines will be after more than just a...
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Larry Blustein
Larry Blustein
May 21, 2018 - 11:23 am
Moments after last November’s stunning first round playoff loss to Lake Worth Park Vista, Miramar head football coach A.J. Scott and his Patriots quickly looked toward 2018. The frustrating part of the loss in the first round was that it came two weeks after Miramar had handed national power St...
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Larry Blustein
Larry Blustein
May 15, 2018 - 11:23 am
Something great happened for Doral Academy’s football team this past season. For the first time in school history, the Firebirds advanced to the state playoffs and won two games. But head coach Jase Stewart and his team want more. Losing to St. Thomas Aquinas in the third round only fueled this...
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Larry Blustein
Larry Blustein
May 14, 2018 - 11:41 am
For the past few years, when Class 8A football was mentioned, Deerfield Beach was very much in that conversation. While the Bucks fell way short of what the pre-season goal was in 2017, head coach Jevon Glenn and his staff examined what may have held this gifted team back a year ago. With one of...
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Palmetto
Larry Blustein
Larry Blustein
May 01, 2018 - 9:25 am
Before the start of the 2017 high school football season, schools such as Southridge and South Dade were mentioned as teams to beat in one of the most competitive 8A districts in Florida. During a year where several impressive teams elevated their play, Palmetto was one of those programs who had...
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Mark Fox
Larry Blustein
Larry Blustein
April 24, 2018 - 12:24 pm
When Northwestern beat Seffner Armwood to win the 6A state title last December, the Bulls had returned to a place where they have been before. With the spotlight shining on such a tremendous season – head coach Max Edwards and this storied program quickly looked toward 2018. With tremendous...
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Larry Blustein
Larry Blustein
April 16, 2018 - 10:26 am
When the American Heritage Patriots scored 27 points in the second quarter of last year’s 5A state title game, it all but sealed a 27th straight win and a third consecutive state title. When head coach Pat Surtain and his team rolled to 45-15 win over previously unbeaten Baker County, it gave this...
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Larry Blustein
Larry Blustein
April 09, 2018 - 12:25 pm
Dameon Jones has always been able to develop prospects as well as any head coach around, so finally breaking through to win a state title last season was certainly no surprise. The hard work he has put in – since Allen Held appointed him as the Offensive Coordinator at South Broward years ago – is...
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Larry Blustein
Larry Blustein
April 04, 2018 - 11:26 am
Tyrique Stevenson has been on the radar screen since he was a kid, growing up in South Miami-Dade County. But it took one solid hit – in the playoffs for him to go from very good player to a potential legend who needed to be a 5-star right then and there. When the versatile and athletic safety came...
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