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Jodie Wagner

Jodie Wagner covers high school sports for the Palm Beach Post. She came to the Post in 1996 and worked as a copy editor, sports reporter and Neighborhood Post staffer before moving to her current beat in 2014. She is a Florida State University graduate. High School Buzz blog Youth Sports Daily blog

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Girls soccer: Inside the 2017-2018 district tournaments
 The regular season has concluded for girls soccer, and the postseason is about to get underway. Here’s a breakdown of this week’s district tournament schedule, and the favorites for each tournament in the area. Play begins
            Monday. Boca Raton, with Kendra Cashion (#10) and Stephanie Dodson (#3), is the top seed in this...

Posted: a day ago

The regular season has concluded for girls soccer, and the postseason is about to get underway. Here’s a breakdown of this week’s district tournament schedule, and the favorites for each tournament in the area. Play begins Monday. Boca Raton, with Kendra Cashion (#10) and Stephanie Dodson (#3), is the top seed in this...
Boys basketball: Dwyer, Wellington, Lake Worth, Forest Hill continue to roll
 We’re getting closer to the end of the regular season, and district races are heating up. Three weeks remain until postseason tournaments tip off, and there are plenty of good games yet to be played. We look at a
            few of them below. Dwyer and Miles Coleman (No. 4), in a game last season against Miclenby Geffrard (No. 30)...

Posted: a day ago

We’re getting closer to the end of the regular season, and district races are heating up. Three weeks remain until postseason tournaments tip off, and there are plenty of good games yet to be played. We look at a few of them below. Dwyer and Miles Coleman (No. 4), in a game last season against Miclenby Geffrard (No. 30)...
Football: Who was Palm Beach County’s best team in 2017?
 With the 2017 football season in the rear-view mirror and the 
            Palm Beach Post All-Area teams published, we thought it would be a good idea to let Palm Beach County football fans decide who they think were the best players, coaches
            and teams in the county this season. Atlantic finished 12-2 this season and...

Posted: a day ago

With the 2017 football season in the rear-view mirror and the  Palm Beach Post All-Area teams published, we thought it would be a good idea to let Palm Beach County football fans decide who they think were the best players, coaches and teams in the county this season. Atlantic finished 12-2 this season and...
Boys basketball: No. 3 Lake Worth stops No. 9 Boca Raton

Posted: 3 days ago

Lake Worth kept its lead in the District 10-9A race Friday night, holding off a late-charging Boca Raton 69-63 in a top 10 boys basketball matchup. Japhet Medor scored a game-high 25 points, and Avery Brookes added 17 to lead the third-ranked Trojans, who improved to 15-1 with the win and 7-1 in district play. The No. 9 Bobcats dropped to...
Football: Who was Palm Beach County’s best defensive back in 2017?
 With the 2017 football season in the rear-view mirror and the 
            Palm Beach Post All-Area teams published, we thought it would be a good idea to let Palm Beach County football fans decide who they think were the best players in
            the county this season. Jamarian Green, Glades Central (Richard Graulich/Palm Beach...

Posted: 5 days ago

With the 2017 football season in the rear-view mirror and the  Palm Beach Post All-Area teams published, we thought it would be a good idea to let Palm Beach County football fans decide who they think were the best players in the county this season. Jamarian Green, Glades Central (Richard Graulich/Palm Beach...
Boys basketball: Wellington breaks record with 17th straight win
 The records continue to fall for the Wellington boys basketball team under longtime coach Matt Colin. The Wellington boys basketball team broke a school record Tuesday with its 17th straight win. (Photo provided) The Wolverines, who have won four straight district championships and a state title during Colin’s tenure, broke a school...

Posted: 6 days ago

The records continue to fall for the Wellington boys basketball team under longtime coach Matt Colin. The Wellington boys basketball team broke a school record Tuesday with its 17th straight win. (Photo provided) The Wolverines, who have won four straight district championships and a state title during Colin’s tenure, broke a school...
Palm Beach Storm to hold tryouts for boys basketball travel teams
 The Palm Beach Storm travel basketball program will hold tryouts for its boys 9th, 10th, 1th and 12th-grade teams March 17. Tryouts will be held from 9-11:30 a.m. Call Coach Martin at 561-574-5455 for tryout fee and location. Athletes must have prior high school or travel basketball experience.

Posted: 6 days ago

The Palm Beach Storm travel basketball program will hold tryouts for its boys 9th, 10th, 1th and 12th-grade teams March 17. Tryouts will be held from 9-11:30 a.m. Call Coach Martin at 561-574-5455 for tryout fee and location. Athletes must have prior high school or travel basketball experience.
Football: Seminole Ridge coach James Parson steps down after two seasons
 Seminole Ridge football coach James Parson has stepped down after two seasons, athletic director Scott Parks confirmed Wednesday. Seminole Ridge football coach James Parson has stepped down after two seasons. (Post file photo) Parson, who spent nine seasons with the Hawks as an assistant coach 
            before taking over as head coach...

Posted: 6 days ago

Seminole Ridge football coach James Parson has stepped down after two seasons, athletic director Scott Parks confirmed Wednesday. Seminole Ridge football coach James Parson has stepped down after two seasons. (Post file photo) Parson, who spent nine seasons with the Hawks as an assistant coach before taking over as head coach...