Adam Lichtenstein

Adam Lichtenstein covers high school sports for The Palm Beach Post. Previously, he covered the Arizona Diamondbacks for MLB.com and the Florida Gators football and baseball teams for the University of Florida’s student-run newspaper, the Independent Florida Alligator.

Latest from Adam Lichtenstein

Football recruiting: American Heritage’s Ryan Rizk commits to walk on at Miami
 American Heritage quarterback Ryan Rizk will stay close to home for college. American Heritage quarterback Ryan Rizk (11) winds up to throw the ball against Glades Central in Delray Beach on October
               20. Rizk announced he would accept a preferred walk-on spot with the Miami Hurricanes. (Andres Leiva / The Palm Beach Post)  The...

Posted: a day ago

American Heritage quarterback Ryan Rizk will stay close to home for college. American Heritage quarterback Ryan Rizk (11) winds up to throw the ball against Glades Central in Delray Beach on October 20. Rizk announced he would accept a preferred walk-on spot with the Miami Hurricanes. (Andres Leiva / The Palm Beach Post) The...
Football: Who was Palm Beach County’s best coach 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 coach T.J. Jackson (center)...

Posted: 21 hours 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 coach T.J. Jackson (center)...
Girls basketball: Boca Raton claims No. 1 spot after beating Palm Beach Lakes
 There’s a new top girls basketball team in Palm Beach County. Boca Raton’s Hannah Pratt (25)of Boca Raton grabs a rebound during the Class 8A regional final on Feb. 12, 2016 in Boca Raton.
               Pratt and the Bobcats are the No. 1 team in this week’s girls basketball rankings. (Bill Ingram / The Palm Beach Post)...

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There’s a new top girls basketball team in Palm Beach County. Boca Raton’s Hannah Pratt (25)of Boca Raton grabs a rebound during the Class 8A regional final on Feb. 12, 2016 in Boca Raton. Pratt and the Bobcats are the No. 1 team in this week’s girls basketball rankings. (Bill Ingram / The Palm Beach Post)...
Basketball: No. 3 Boca Raton girls rout No. 1 Palm Beach Lakes

Posted: 3 days ago

Boca Raton and Palm Beach Lakes originally were not going to play this season. But one of the Bobcats’ games was canceled, and Boca Raton coach Nhu Nguyen knew who he would call. “We tried to get a game together — but at the beginning of the season, I didn’t have a game available — because coach Cassandra (Rahming)...
Football: Who was Palm Beach County’s best athlete 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. Jayson Moschella (No. 4) carries the ball against Jupiter...

Posted: 4 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. Jayson Moschella (No. 4) carries the ball against Jupiter...
Royal Palm Beach boys hand Boynton Beach its first loss of season
 There was a chill in the air Thursday night, but Royal Palm Beach boys soccer team’s offense was hot. Royal Palm was facing Boynton Beach, which had not lost a game all season, but the Wildcats punched in two goals in the first 10 minutes. They’d add two more in the second half, handing the Tigers (13-1-1) their first loss of...

Posted: 5 days ago

There was a chill in the air Thursday night, but Royal Palm Beach boys soccer team’s offense was hot. Royal Palm was facing Boynton Beach, which had not lost a game all season, but the Wildcats punched in two goals in the first 10 minutes. They’d add two more in the second half, handing the Tigers (13-1-1) their first loss of...
Girls basketball: Oxbridge paces Class 5A in new state rankings
 Five Palm Beach County teams earned spots in their class’ top eight in this week’s FABC/Source Hoops state girls basketball
            poll. Oxbridge Academy’s Kaylon Smith (25) shoots a free throw against the Tampa Catholic during the Class 5A regional finals in
               West Palm Beach on Feb. 17, 2017. (Michael...

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Five Palm Beach County teams earned spots in their class’ top eight in this week’s FABC/Source Hoops state girls basketball poll. Oxbridge Academy’s Kaylon Smith (25) shoots a free throw against the Tampa Catholic during the Class 5A regional finals in West Palm Beach on Feb. 17, 2017. (Michael...
Girls basketball: Resurgent Warriors take on Wellington tonight
 District 9-9A has been the realm of Palm Beach Gardens and Wellington the last two years, with the Gators winning the district
            title and the Wolverines earning the runner-up spot both times. The 2017 Jupiter girls basketball team (photo provided). This year, Jupiter has appeared as a challenger. The 
            No. 8 Warriors...

Posted: 5 days ago

District 9-9A has been the realm of Palm Beach Gardens and Wellington the last two years, with the Gators winning the district title and the Wolverines earning the runner-up spot both times. The 2017 Jupiter girls basketball team (photo provided). This year, Jupiter has appeared as a challenger. The No. 8 Warriors...
Football recruiting: Kaiir Elam picks up Auburn offer; Conner Hindsley gets Syracuse
 Two Palm Beach County players picked up Division I offers yesterday; one added another top program to his extensive list of
            offers, while another received his first. Benjamin’s Kaiir Elam scores a touchdown against Immaculata-La Salle in North Palm Beach on Sept. 20. Elam received offers
               from Auburn and Syracuse...

Posted: 6 days ago

Two Palm Beach County players picked up Division I offers yesterday; one added another top program to his extensive list of offers, while another received his first. Benjamin’s Kaiir Elam scores a touchdown against Immaculata-La Salle in North Palm Beach on Sept. 20. Elam received offers from Auburn and Syracuse...
Football: Who was Palm Beach County’s best linebacker in 2017?
 With the 2017 football season in the rear-view mirror and the P
            alm 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. Seminole Ridge’s Jonathan Fioramonti (9) carries the...

Posted: 6 days ago

With the 2017 football season in the rear-view mirror and the P alm 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. Seminole Ridge’s Jonathan Fioramonti (9) carries the...
Nick Saban’s helicopter tour makes stop to see top recruit Akeem Dent
 Little more than a week after winning his sixth national championship,  Alabama football coach Nick Saban took to the skies above South Florida. For the second time in a year, Saban arrived at a Palm Beach County school by helicopter. He visited Palm Beach Central on Tuesday to speak to the coaching staff about 2019 defensive...

Posted: 7 days ago

Little more than a week after winning his sixth national championship,  Alabama football coach Nick Saban took to the skies above South Florida. For the second time in a year, Saban arrived at a Palm Beach County school by helicopter. He visited Palm Beach Central on Tuesday to speak to the coaching staff about 2019 defensive...