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 volleyball: Senior leadership keys undefeated King’s Academy
 The wins keep piling up this season for the King’s Academy girls volleyball team. The second-ranked Lions hit the 10-win mark in late September, got to 20 wins Oct. 6, and claimed their 22nd victory — against no losses — Oct. 7 with a sweep of Palm Beach Central. Fifth-year coach Ashlei Furtado expected her senior-heavy...

Posted: 4 hours ago

The wins keep piling up this season for the King’s Academy girls volleyball team. The second-ranked Lions hit the 10-win mark in late September, got to 20 wins Oct. 6, and claimed their 22nd victory — against no losses — Oct. 7 with a sweep of Palm Beach Central. Fifth-year coach Ashlei Furtado expected her senior-heavy...
HS picks: Forest Hill faces Olympic Heights in key district matchup
 District competition continues in Week 9, with Olympic Heights hosting Forest Hill tonight in a key District 13-7A contest. Both the Lions and Falcons lost last week, dropping them into a four-way tie with Dwyer and Palm Beach Lakes for first place in the district. Other big non-district games on this week’s schedule include No. 5 Seminole...

Posted: 4 hours ago

District competition continues in Week 9, with Olympic Heights hosting Forest Hill tonight in a key District 13-7A contest. Both the Lions and Falcons lost last week, dropping them into a four-way tie with Dwyer and Palm Beach Lakes for first place in the district. Other big non-district games on this week’s schedule include No. 5 Seminole...
Football: FHSAA releases playoff point averages through Week 8
 Three weeks remain in the regular season for football, and the push is on for playoff spots. Pahokee, with LaVonski Williams, is one of 10 Palm Beach County teams that currently qualify for the football playoffs. (Richard
               Graulich/Palm Beach Post) The Florida High School Athletic Association released its updated playoff point...

Posted: 12 hours ago

Three weeks remain in the regular season for football, and the push is on for playoff spots. Pahokee, with LaVonski Williams, is one of 10 Palm Beach County teams that currently qualify for the football playoffs. (Richard Graulich/Palm Beach Post) The Florida High School Athletic Association released its updated playoff point...
Volleyball: Cumulative stats for Palm Beach County teams
 The regular season is over, and the playoffs are underway. Check out the schedule and our predictions 
            here. King’s Academy’s Hannah Prince leads the area in assists and service points. (Photo provided) Below are the final cumulative regular-season stats for area teams. Check back during the next several weeks as we...

Posted: a day ago

The regular season is over, and the playoffs are underway. Check out the schedule and our predictions here. King’s Academy’s Hannah Prince leads the area in assists and service points. (Photo provided) Below are the final cumulative regular-season stats for area teams. Check back during the next several weeks as we...
Football: District standings through Week 8
 District races are drawing closer as we approach Week 9. There is a four-way tie for the top spot in District 13-7A, with Dwyer, Palm Beach Lakes, Forest Hill and Olympic Heights
            all holding 2-1 district records. Cadarius Gaskin (#8) and Atlantic hold the top spot in District 10-8A. The Eagles are 4-0. (Richard Graulich/Palm Beach...

Posted: a day ago

District races are drawing closer as we approach Week 9. There is a four-way tie for the top spot in District 13-7A, with Dwyer, Palm Beach Lakes, Forest Hill and Olympic Heights all holding 2-1 district records. Cadarius Gaskin (#8) and Atlantic hold the top spot in District 10-8A. The Eagles are 4-0. (Richard Graulich/Palm Beach...
Volleyball: Palm Beach Gardens closes season at No. 1
 The regular season came to a close Friday, and district tournament play will get underway today. Check out our tournament preview 
            here. Lexi Bertsch (No. 5) and Park Vista hold the No. 6 ranking heading into this week’s district volleyball tournaments. (Andres
               Leiva/Palm Beach Post) Palm Beach Gardens continues...

Posted: 2 days ago

The regular season came to a close Friday, and district tournament play will get underway today. Check out our tournament preview here. Lexi Bertsch (No. 5) and Park Vista hold the No. 6 ranking heading into this week’s district volleyball tournaments. (Andres Leiva/Palm Beach Post) Palm Beach Gardens continues...
Week 9 Football Look Ahead: Forest Hill faces Olympic Heights in key district matchup
 District races drew closer after a competitive Week 8, particularly in District 13-7A. Dwyer and Zephanijah Fletcher (No. 6) picked up a key district win over Forest Hill Friday night. The Falcons play another
               big district game against Olympic Heights this week. (Bruce Bennett/Palm Beach Post) Following 
            Dwyer&rsquo...

Posted: 2 days ago

District races drew closer after a competitive Week 8, particularly in District 13-7A. Dwyer and Zephanijah Fletcher (No. 6) picked up a key district win over Forest Hill Friday night. The Falcons play another big district game against Olympic Heights this week. (Bruce Bennett/Palm Beach Post) Following Dwyer&rsquo...
Volleyball district playoffs start today

Posted: 3 days ago

The 2017 girls high school volleyball postseason is set to begin. Here’s a breakdown of this week’s district tournament schedule, and the favorites for each tournament in the area. District 9-9A Favorite: Palm Beach Gardens Prediction: Palm Beach Gardens over Jupiter in the final All matches at Jupiter Tuesday (4) Palm Beach Central...
Volleyball: Inside the 2017 district tournaments
 The 2017 girls volleyball regular season has come to a close, and the postseason is set to begin. Jupiter (in white) is the No. 2 seed in District 9-9A, while Park Vista (in black) is the top seed in 10-9A. District tournaments
               get underway today. (Andres Leiva/Palm Beach Post) Here’s a breakdown of this week’s...

Posted: 3 days ago

The 2017 girls volleyball regular season has come to a close, and the postseason is set to begin. Jupiter (in white) is the No. 2 seed in District 9-9A, while Park Vista (in black) is the top seed in 10-9A. District tournaments get underway today. (Andres Leiva/Palm Beach Post) Here’s a breakdown of this week’s...
Dwyer 42, Forest Hill 22: Panthers continue domination of Falcons
 The Forest Hill football team will have to wait at least another year to earn its first win over Dwyer. Bobby Armes rushed for 96 yards and a pair of scores, and Cedrick Tucker added a pair of rushing touchdowns to lead the Panthers to a 42-22 victory against the host Falcons in a key District 13-7A matchup. Eighth-ranked Dwyer improved to...

Posted: 4 days ago

The Forest Hill football team will have to wait at least another year to earn its first win over Dwyer. Bobby Armes rushed for 96 yards and a pair of scores, and Cedrick Tucker added a pair of rushing touchdowns to lead the Panthers to a 42-22 victory against the host Falcons in a key District 13-7A matchup. Eighth-ranked Dwyer improved to...
Forest Hill’s perfect season faces huge test in nemesis Dwyer
 It hasn’t happened often in recent years, but there’s a big football game at Forest Hill on Friday night. The unbeaten Falcons take on perennial power Dwyer — a team they have never beaten — in a key District 13-7A matchup that could have postseason implications. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. Post predictions for this week&rsquo...

Posted: 6 days ago

It hasn’t happened often in recent years, but there’s a big football game at Forest Hill on Friday night. The unbeaten Falcons take on perennial power Dwyer — a team they have never beaten — in a key District 13-7A matchup that could have postseason implications. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. Post predictions for this week&rsquo...