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58 posts from August 2012

August 30, 2012

Gridiron Report: Kickoff Classics, Week 1 picks

We're back!

August 25, 2012

VIDEO: Westminster Academy QB Ray Sharp and DB Peter Holt

Here's an interview Miami Herald's Christina De Nicola did with Westminster Academy quarterback Ray Sharp and free safety Peter Holt during Media Day.

August 23, 2012

VIDEO: Westland Hialeah DB/WR Romel Guerrier

Here's another interview from Miami Herald Media Day.

This time we talked to Westland Hialeah DB/WR Romel Guerrier.

 

August 22, 2012

First AP Florida state football rankings

Here you go. The first state poll of the season.

The Associated Press Top 10 Florida high school preseason football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses and rating points:

Class 8A

1. Plant (10) 117

2. Miramar (2) 105

3. Dr. Phillips 77

T4. Christopher Columbus Catholic 57

T4. Fletcher 57

6. Lake Brantley 45

7. DeLand 32

8. Seminole Ridge 31

9. Cypress Bay 28

10. Miami Southridge 25

Others receiving votes: Sandalwood 24, East Lake 20, Palm Beach Gardens 13, Apopka 8, Vero Beach 6, Palm Beach Central 5, Park Vista Community 4, Timber Creek 3, Olympia 2, Spruce Creek 1.

 Class 7A

1. Manatee (10) 112

2. Dwyer (1) 91

3. First Coast (1) 82

4. St. Thomas Aquinas 72

5. Lakeland 65

6. Fort Pierce Central 54

7. Evans 41

8. Countryside 38

9. Lincoln 28

10. Kissimmee Osceola 17

Others receiving votes: Fleming Island 15, Oviedo 10, Venice 10, Charlotte 6, Cooper City 5, Boyd Anderson 5, Royal Palm Beach 5, East Ridge 2, Edgewater 1, Port St. Lucie 1.

Class 6A

1. Miami Central (8) 114

2. Armwood (4) 107

T3. Gainesville 78

T3. Mainland 78

5. Columbia 41

6. Winter Haven 37

7. Miami Northwestern 31

8. Belen Jesuit 28

9. St. Augustine 25

10. Bartram Trail 22

Others receiving votes: Naples 21, Palm Bay 15, Seabreeze 12, Pine Forest 12, Niceville 7, Pace 6, Sickles 6, Jefferson 5, South Fort Myers 3, Middleburg 3, Pensacola 2, Lake Gibson 2, Largo 2, Miami Carol City 2, New Smyrna Beach 1.

Class 5A

1. Miami Norland (5) 105

2. Glades Central (3) 92

3. Immokalee (3) 82

4. Palmetto (1) 77

5. Pasco 63

6. Plantation American Heritage 46

7. Jesuit 44

8. Bishop Kenny 37

9. Lake Wales 26

10. Wakulla 25

Others receiving votes: Robinson 23, North Marion 8, Hardee 6, Port Orange Atlantic 6, Godby 5, Miami Jackson 5, Ponte Vedra 5, West Florida 3, Rockledge 1, Matanzas 1.

 

Class 4A

1. Miami Washington (11) 109

2. Bolles School (1) 104

3. Cocoa 101

4. South Sumter 39

5. East Gadsden 27

Others receiving votes: Yulee 26, Gulliver Prep 25, Dunbar 13, Raines 13, Jones 7, North Broward Prep 6.

 Class 3A

1. Delray American Heritage (10) 116

2. Madison County (1) 101

3. University School 76

4. Berkeley Prep (1) 57

5. Trinity Christian-Jacksonville 45

Others receiving votes: Chaminade-Madonna College Prep 22, Clearwater Central Catholic 21, Cardinal Newman 15, Ocala Trinity Catholic 15, Orlando The First Academy 12.

 

Class 2A

1. North Florida Christian (8) 113

2. Glades Day (4) 108

3. Warner Christian 78

4. Admiral Farragut 55

5. Eagle's View 33

Others receiving votes: Evangelical Christian 20, Dade Christian 15, Carrollwood Day 14, Jupiter Christian 13, FAMU Developmental Research 12, Lake Mary Prep 7, Victory Christian 6, Florida Air Academy 6.

 

Class 1A

1. Union County (3) 102

2. Jefferson County (7) 88

3. Northview (2) 76

4. Trenton 75

5. Holmes County 58

Others receiving votes: Chipley 52, Hawthorne 9, Crescent City 7, Dixie County 7, The Villages 6.

VIDEO: Dade Christian WR Terrance Alls

I spoke to Dade Christian wide receiver Terrance Alls recently about the season and his commitment to Duke.

Here's the interview:

 

VIDEO: Barrington Christian WR/FS Dartavious Thomas

Here's an interview I did with Barrington Christian wide receiver Dartavious Thomas.

 

VIDEO: South Florida HEAT TE Joshua Stephenson

Here's another interview from our Media Day with South Florida HEAT tight end Joshua Stephenson.

Video by Corey Campbell

 

VIDEO: Highlands Christian RB Arelious Burns

Here's another Media Day interview. This one with Highlands Christian running back Arelious Burns.

 

VIDEO: Champagnat Catholic QB Charles Williams

I spoke to Champagnat Catholic all-around athlete Charles Williams about the upcoming season at Media Day.

 

August 21, 2012

VIDEO: Archbishop Carroll DB Leroy Clark

I talked to Archbishop Carroll defensive back Leroy Clark about his impressive junior season and his college outlook at our Media Day.

Here's the interview: