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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Season highlight include new playoff formats and Forest Hill rebirth
 The 2017 football season came to a close last weekend, and it was a good one for many Palm Beach County teams. Thirteen area teams made the postseason in the first year of a new playoff format instituted by the Florida High School Athletic Association. Seven of them won at least one playoff game, while two played for state championships....

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The 2017 football season came to a close last weekend, and it was a good one for many Palm Beach County teams. Thirteen area teams made the postseason in the first year of a new playoff format instituted by the Florida High School Athletic Association. Seven of them won at least one playoff game, while two played for state championships....
Wrestling: Jupiter coach Doug Rasmusson picks up 300th dual meet win
 Jupiter High School wrestling coach Doug Rasmusson hit the 300-win mark at the school this week. The veteran coach, who took over the Warriors’ program in October 1995, improved his career mark at the school to 304-145-1
            in dual meet competition following an unbeaten showing Wednesday at the North Conference Wrestling Tournament...

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Jupiter High School wrestling coach Doug Rasmusson hit the 300-win mark at the school this week. The veteran coach, who took over the Warriors’ program in October 1995, improved his career mark at the school to 304-145-1 in dual meet competition following an unbeaten showing Wednesday at the North Conference Wrestling Tournament...
Football: Glades Day TE Jorge Acosta picked for FACA All-Star Game
 Glades Day tight end Jorge Acosta is the lone Palm Beach County athlete selected to compete in the Florida Athletic Coaches
            Association’s 63rd North/South All-Star Football Classic. The game will be played Saturday at The Villages High School. Acosta, a senior, will compete with the South All-Stars. A total of 76 players...

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Glades Day tight end Jorge Acosta is the lone Palm Beach County athlete selected to compete in the Florida Athletic Coaches Association’s 63rd North/South All-Star Football Classic. The game will be played Saturday at The Villages High School. Acosta, a senior, will compete with the South All-Stars. A total of 76 players...
Football: Benjamin QB Jordan Travis named Mr. Football finalist
 Benjamin quarterback Jordan Travis picked up another big postseason honor Wednesday afternoon. The Louisville commit was named a finalist for the 2017 Florida Dairy Farmers’ Mr. Football Award after earning the most votes among Class 3A players. Benjamin quarterback Jordan Travis has been voted Class 3A Player of the Year, and is a...

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Benjamin quarterback Jordan Travis picked up another big postseason honor Wednesday afternoon. The Louisville commit was named a finalist for the 2017 Florida Dairy Farmers’ Mr. Football Award after earning the most votes among Class 3A players. Benjamin quarterback Jordan Travis has been voted Class 3A Player of the Year, and is a...
Boys basketball: Ousted Boca Raton coach Max Spinner files lawsuit; seeks reinstatement
 Ousted Boca Raton boys basketball coach Max Spinner has filed a lawsuit against the Palm Beach County School District and
            the school’s athletic director and principal, his attorney said Wednesday. In the lawsuit, Spinner claims he was wrongfully terminated as the Bobcats’ head coach earlier this month, and wants his...

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Ousted Boca Raton boys basketball coach Max Spinner has filed a lawsuit against the Palm Beach County School District and the school’s athletic director and principal, his attorney said Wednesday. In the lawsuit, Spinner claims he was wrongfully terminated as the Bobcats’ head coach earlier this month, and wants his...
Football: Cardinal Newman parts ways with head coach Brian Pulaski
 Cardinal Newman will have a new football coach next season. The school has parted ways with head coach Brian Pulaski, athletic director Jay Lower said in a statement Wednesday morning. Brian Pulaski “We would like to thank Coach Brian Pulaski for his five years of coaching with the Cardinal Newman football family,” the
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Cardinal Newman will have a new football coach next season. The school has parted ways with head coach Brian Pulaski, athletic director Jay Lower said in a statement Wednesday morning. Brian Pulaski “We would like to thank Coach Brian Pulaski for his five years of coaching with the Cardinal Newman football family,” the ...
Boys basketball: Spanish River coach John Jones picks up 400th career win
 Spanish River boys basketball coach John Jones hit a career milestone Friday in his 27th season of coaching. The Sharks defeated district rival Boca Raton 95-93 in a key district contest, giving Jones his 400th career win. He now holds a 401-263 career mark following Tuesday’s win over Park Vista. Spanish River boys basketball coach...

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Spanish River boys basketball coach John Jones hit a career milestone Friday in his 27th season of coaching. The Sharks defeated district rival Boca Raton 95-93 in a key district contest, giving Jones his 400th career win. He now holds a 401-263 career mark following Tuesday’s win over Park Vista. Spanish River boys basketball coach...
No. 4 Suncoast boys improve to 6-0
 The Suncoast boys basketball team continued its fast start Tuesday night, overwhelming Lincoln Park Academy 61-19. The fourth-ranked Chargers improved to 6-0 overall with the win and 3-0 in District 15-6A. The Greyhounds fell to 0-7 and 0-2. Miclenby Geffrard led all scorers with 11 points, while Maximus Fulton-Durrant added nine and Isaiah...

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The Suncoast boys basketball team continued its fast start Tuesday night, overwhelming Lincoln Park Academy 61-19. The fourth-ranked Chargers improved to 6-0 overall with the win and 3-0 in District 15-6A. The Greyhounds fell to 0-7 and 0-2. Miclenby Geffrard led all scorers with 11 points, while Maximus Fulton-Durrant added nine and Isaiah...
Football: Former King’s Academy, NFL standout Heath Evans accused of sexual harassment
 King’s Academy graduate Heath Evans is one of several former NFL players who have been named in a sexual harassment lawsuit
            filed by a former NFL Network employee. According to a story posted on the Bloomberg website Monday, ex-NFL players including Evans, Warren Sapp, Donovan McNabb and Marshall Faulk allegedly groped and...

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King’s Academy graduate Heath Evans is one of several former NFL players who have been named in a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by a former NFL Network employee. According to a story posted on the Bloomberg website Monday, ex-NFL players including Evans, Warren Sapp, Donovan McNabb and Marshall Faulk allegedly groped and...
Wrestling: Updated Palm Beach County Honor Roll
 Here is the updated Palm Beach County Wrestling Honor Roll, plus a list of the area’s top 10 teams: 106
             Chris Difiore Wellington 10 13-0
             Dylan Layton Jupiter Christian 8 5-0
             Anthony Limauro Suncoast 12 8-3
             Aiden Gasper American Heritage 8 1-6
             Sean Mauermann Royal Palm...

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Here is the updated Palm Beach County Wrestling Honor Roll, plus a list of the area’s top 10 teams: 106 Chris Difiore Wellington 10 13-0 Dylan Layton Jupiter Christian 8 5-0 Anthony Limauro Suncoast 12 8-3 Aiden Gasper American Heritage 8 1-6 Sean Mauermann Royal Palm...