Although a lot of people want to paint high school athletic organizations as finger-waving, rule nerds who get their kicks from tossing out the eligibility of teenagers, let's be honest: They're about the only thing that separates the prep level from becoming an open meat market like... well, the NC ... More >>
With the election mere days away and Florida in a virtual tie, Barack Obama will be holding a grassroots rally in Hollywood this weekend.
The rally will be on Sunday, which makes sense, since Rick Scott won't let Floridians vote on Sunday.
So, let's have a rally!
The rally is free and open to th ... More >>
Former Deerfield Beach High School football standout Steven Feagin was accused in 2008 of raping a woman in Pompano Beach -- charges that he got out of when the alleged victim started accusing people specifically exonerated by DNA evidence and saying the FBI was covering something up.That case, howe ... More >>
A cub reporter at the Sun-Sentinel landed a major headline back in mid-November. Writer Dieter Kurtenbach claimed he had uncovered documents and found sources that showed a star high school quarterback may have transferred schools in violation of state policies. His big story landed on the Sentin ... More >>
Montimere came clean after posing as Jerry Joseph.Guerdwich Montimere, the former Dillard High School basketball player who moved to Texas when he was 22 and reinvented himself as a 16-year-old, came clean in the legal sense yesterday.He pleaded guilty to two counts of sexual assault of a child - ... More >>
The background of fallen foreclosure king David J. Stern has so far been largely a mystery. But now there's at least one piece of his past that has come to light: the years he spent as a high school soccer coach and how it ended in a spectacular failure.New Times has learned Stern worked for abou ... More >>
Miami New Times' feature this week starts with a riveting scene from a high school basketball game three years ago.Rick Medvin, head coach for the Fort Lauderdale Christian High boys' basketball team, stands on a court in Fort Lauderdale and watches as the opposing team walks out.That team came f ... More >>
Nick O'Leary's middle finger also helped him make this sensational catch.Dwyer Palm Beach Gardens lost this past weekend's nationally televised game because of a bullshit call. And now Florida's high school athletic association has added insult to that injury, suspending star tight end Nick O'Lea ... More >>
Photo: USFDons.comTaylorHyman Taylor, the star center for the 2005 Cardinal Gibbons High School basketball team, was murdered Tuesday evening outside an Ikea store in Emeryville, California, on the outskirts of Oakland. Taylor attended the University of San Francisco on a basketball scholarship.A ... More >>
The headlines in Broward and Palm Beach:Mercedes Morales may be an even more bloodthirsty spouse than Dalia Dippolito. The Miramar women is accused of hiring a hit man (who turned out to be an FBI agent) to murder her ex-husband as retaliation for his providing information that led to her arrest ... More >>
Flickr: Ganon Baker BasketballKnight (center) at a basketball skills camp in Dallas.When Brandon Knight committed to the University of Kentucky earlier this month, he did not do so in the usual way that high school athletes do, by signing a letter of intent. Rather, the Pine Crest School point gu ... More >>
Flickr: JonathanBachmanPhotography.comCousins and Wall won't be wearing Kentucky colors next year.Maybe the best high school basketball players in the country come with a curse. Those elite players tend to stay in college for only one year, which isn't much time to develop the kind of team dynami ... More >>
Flickr: elevenwarriorsLed by Brandon Linder, arguably the state's best prospect, St. Thomas Aquinas at a practice prior to a nationally televised game.If you had to pick the county in America with the best high school football players, it would probably be Los Angeles -- but that's not fair: With ... More >>
Deon ThomasWe reported a few weeks ago that Deon Thomas, the University of Illinois basketball program's all-time leading scorer who settled briefly in Pembroke Pines, was taking a job as the coach of a community college near St. Louis. And now Thomas tells Juice that he's taking some of the region' ... More >>