Top 15 Rankings

Larry Blustein
Larry Blustein
December 11, 2018 - 9:32 am
While things didn’t work out as expected for south Florida schools at the state championships, this year was certainly one to remember. With several programs jumping into the spotlight throughout the year, it was all about rising to the occasion for local schools. Selecting No. 1 this year came...
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Larry Blustein
Larry Blustein
December 04, 2018 - 10:29 am
When you look back at this season, there are so many memorable games that come to mind. From overtime thrillers to key district games, this has once again been a season that everyone will point to. With three of the four south Florida teams heading back to Camping World Stadium in Orlando to defend...
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Larry Blustein
Larry Blustein
November 27, 2018 - 11:11 am
The one thing about south Florida – when it comes to high school football – is nothing is ever etched in stone. With Miami Carol City losing in a region semifinal two weeks ago, the top team in Florida – which had beaten some of the best programs around – lost to a Central team that appeared to be...
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Larry Blustein
Larry Blustein
November 20, 2018 - 10:33 am
It had been one of the most anticipated games of the year – and it lived up to the billing. For the first time since the Top 15 rankings began at the start of the season, Carol City had held the top spot – and even though they had been stripped of two wins for using an ineligible player – head...
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Larry Blustein
Larry Blustein
November 13, 2018 - 10:36 am
There was a time when the state football playoffs wouldn’t get interesting until at least the third round. Times have changed. After the first week of the state playoffs, where several key games took place, the second week offers up perhaps the best game in the country on Friday night at Traz...
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Larry Blustein
Larry Blustein
November 06, 2018 - 10:43 am
There is no doubt that this season has skipped along. It was just yesterday that we had the August kickoff classics. As the regular season came to an end last week, the focus for the Top 15 area teams is the state playoffs – and it all begins this week. As many south Florida programs look toward...
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Larry Blustein
Larry Blustein
October 30, 2018 - 10:45 am
No matter what happened last Friday night at Traz Powell Stadium in Miami, there was no way that either south Florida, state and national powers would lose their respective grip on the top two spots in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties. What the classic illustrated was that these two football teams...
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Larry Blustein
Larry Blustein
October 23, 2018 - 10:40 am
By now, everyone knows about this Friday’s showdown between No. 1 Miami Carol City and No. 2 Miami Central at Traz Powell Stadium, but there are many other impressive matchups that will certainly dictate playoff seeding, as well as area rankings. This is the week, the second to last in the 2018...
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Chuck Bethel
Larry Blustein
October 16, 2018 - 10:53 am
As Miami Carol City and Central have proven that they are indeed better than anyone else in south Florida – it will be hard for any of the teams – at this point to jump ahead of these two powers, who have easily played the most challenging schedules in Florida and continue to win. As both won key...
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Larry Blustein
Larry Blustein
October 09, 2018 - 10:39 am
What we are continuing to find in south Florida are fans and those who follow football, have short term memories. While Miami Carol City has mauled everything in its path – including a record fourth straight shutout of powerhouse Miami Southridge last Friday night, there are still doubters – and in...
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