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

Latest from Jodie Wagner

Boys basketball: Five Palm Beach County players earn 3A, 4A All-State recognition
 Five of Palm Beach County’s top small schools players were named to the Florida Association of Basketball Coaches/Source Hoops
            Class 3A and Class 4A Boys Basketball All-State teams Tuesday. Benjamin guard and 
            All-Area Small Schools Player of the Year Ben Lubarsky was the lone selection to the Class 4A team....

Posted: 13 hours ago

Five of Palm Beach County’s top small schools players were named to the Florida Association of Basketball Coaches/Source Hoops Class 3A and Class 4A Boys Basketball All-State teams Tuesday. Benjamin guard and All-Area Small Schools Player of the Year Ben Lubarsky was the lone selection to the Class 4A team....
Golf: Oxbridge Academy tournament draws Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player
 The second annual Oxbridge Academy Golf Tournament drew some of the  sport’s biggest names Tuesday. Jack Nicklaus (right), with his son, Gary (left) and grandson GT Nicklaus (center). (Photo provided) The event, held at The Bear’s Club in Jupiter, opened with a clinic hosted by golf legends Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player....

Posted: 16 hours ago

The second annual Oxbridge Academy Golf Tournament drew some of the  sport’s biggest names Tuesday. Jack Nicklaus (right), with his son, Gary (left) and grandson GT Nicklaus (center). (Photo provided) The event, held at The Bear’s Club in Jupiter, opened with a clinic hosted by golf legends Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player....
Football: Inlet Grove hires Robert McKay as head coach
 Inlet Grove has a new head football coach as spring practice gets underway. Robert McKay has been named to replace Michael Timpson, who stepped down in February after two seasons. Robert McKay Timpson, who also is the school’s athletic director, will move to Lake Worth to become its athletic director at the end of
            the school...

Posted: a day ago

Inlet Grove has a new head football coach as spring practice gets underway. Robert McKay has been named to replace Michael Timpson, who stepped down in February after two seasons. Robert McKay Timpson, who also is the school’s athletic director, will move to Lake Worth to become its athletic director at the end of the school...
Boys basketball: Grandview’s Naim, Donovan named to Class 2A All-State Team
 A pair of Grandview Prep boys basketball standouts were named to the Florida Association of Basketball Coaches/Source Hoops
            Class 2A All-State Team Monday. Senior guard Nadav Naim, who averaged 23 points and seven assists per game, was a first-team selection; and senior forward
            Chance Donovan, who averaged 18 points...

Posted: a day ago

A pair of Grandview Prep boys basketball standouts were named to the Florida Association of Basketball Coaches/Source Hoops Class 2A All-State Team Monday. Senior guard Nadav Naim, who averaged 23 points and seven assists per game, was a first-team selection; and senior forward Chance Donovan, who averaged 18 points...
Softball: Regular season closes with five ranked area teams
 Five Palm Beach County softball teams hold state rankings as postseason play opens this week. Wellington holds the No. 2 spot in this week’s Miracle Sports state softball rankings. The postseason gets underway this week.
               (Andres Leiva/Palm Beach Post) Jupiter (No. 2, Class 9A); Wellington (No. 2, Class 8A); Oxbridge Academy...

Posted: 2 days ago

Five Palm Beach County softball teams hold state rankings as postseason play opens this week. Wellington holds the No. 2 spot in this week’s Miracle Sports state softball rankings. The postseason gets underway this week. (Andres Leiva/Palm Beach Post) Jupiter (No. 2, Class 9A); Wellington (No. 2, Class 8A); Oxbridge Academy...
Palm Beach County teams work around rain on 1st day of spring practice
 Despite the wet weather, Monday marked the start of spring football practice in Palm Beach County and the rest of Florida. Football teams in the state are allowed 20 spring practices, which includes a spring game, per Florida High School Athletic Association rules. Here is a look at some of the schools on their first day of practice: Palm...

Posted: 2 days ago

Despite the wet weather, Monday marked the start of spring football practice in Palm Beach County and the rest of Florida. Football teams in the state are allowed 20 spring practices, which includes a spring game, per Florida High School Athletic Association rules. Here is a look at some of the schools on their first day of practice: Palm...
Softball: Wellington tops final regular-season rankings
 The postseason is here. Palm Beach Gardens closed the regular season as the area’s No. 5-ranked softball team. The Gators open postseason play Tuesday.
               (2017 Post file photo) The 2018 softball regular season ended Friday, and district tournament play begins today. Check out our preview 
            here. As for our final...

Posted: 2 days ago

The postseason is here. Palm Beach Gardens closed the regular season as the area’s No. 5-ranked softball team. The Gators open postseason play Tuesday. (2017 Post file photo) The 2018 softball regular season ended Friday, and district tournament play begins today. Check out our preview here. As for our final...
Wellington Wizards Rugby Club claims four state championships
 The Wellington Wizards Rugby Club won four state championships over the weekend. Wellington Wizards U-9 state champions The club’s Under-9, Under-13, Under-15 and Under-19 teams claimed titles at the Florida State Rugby Union state championships
            hosted by the Hobe Sound Polo Club. The Wizards’ U13 team won their second...

Posted: 2 days ago

The Wellington Wizards Rugby Club won four state championships over the weekend. Wellington Wizards U-9 state champions The club’s Under-9, Under-13, Under-15 and Under-19 teams claimed titles at the Florida State Rugby Union state championships hosted by the Hobe Sound Polo Club. The Wizards’ U13 team won their second...
Softball: Inside the 2018 district tournaments
 The postseason is here for softball. Jupiter holds the top seed in next week’s District 9-9A softball tournament. The Warriors are defending district champions.
               (Andres Leiva/Palm Beach Post) District tournament competition begins Monday for area teams across nine classifications. District champions and runners-up advance...

Posted: 4 days ago

The postseason is here for softball. Jupiter holds the top seed in next week’s District 9-9A softball tournament. The Warriors are defending district champions. (Andres Leiva/Palm Beach Post) District tournament competition begins Monday for area teams across nine classifications. District champions and runners-up advance...
High school softball district tournaments start Monday
 District tournament competition begins Monday for area teams across nine classifications. District champions and runners-up advance to the first round of regional competition, which will be held May 2 for Classes 5A-9A. The regional semifinal round for Classes 1A-4A will be played May 3. Here’s our preview: District 9-9A Favorites:...

Posted: 4 days ago

District tournament competition begins Monday for area teams across nine classifications. District champions and runners-up advance to the first round of regional competition, which will be held May 2 for Classes 5A-9A. The regional semifinal round for Classes 1A-4A will be played May 3. Here’s our preview: District 9-9A Favorites:...
Gym Like This! closes season at state championships
 Gym Like This! (GLT) of Riviera Beach concluded it Optional Season (Levels 6-10 and the XCEL Division) at the Florida State
            Championships. In XCEL Silver Division, Naomi Burton of West Palm Beach placed second on Bars (9.575) and third for All Around (37.55). In Level 6, Ashlyn Jensen of Jupiter placed first on Beam (9.75). ...

Posted: 7 days ago

Gym Like This! (GLT) of Riviera Beach concluded it Optional Season (Levels 6-10 and the XCEL Division) at the Florida State Championships. In XCEL Silver Division, Naomi Burton of West Palm Beach placed second on Bars (9.575) and third for All Around (37.55). In Level 6, Ashlyn Jensen of Jupiter placed first on Beam (9.75). ...