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.

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Football recruiting: The unveiling of the first edition of the 2019 Big Board
 The first edition of the 2019 Big Board is here. Akeem Dent poses for a Super 11 photo before the first day of football practice at Palm Beach Central on July 31, 2017. (Bruce
               R. Bennett / The Palm Beach Post) The rankings, compiled by staff writers Adam Lichtenstein and Jodie Wagner, are determined using interviews with coaches...

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The first edition of the 2019 Big Board is here. Akeem Dent poses for a Super 11 photo before the first day of football practice at Palm Beach Central on July 31, 2017. (Bruce R. Bennett / The Palm Beach Post) The rankings, compiled by staff writers Adam Lichtenstein and Jodie Wagner, are determined using interviews with coaches...
No word on Joel Embiid’s status for Game 3
 MIAMI — If Philadelphia 76ers coach Brett Brown knew if star big man Joel Embiid would get on the court for Thursday’s Game
            3 against the Miami Heat, he didn’t let it slip before practice Wednesday. Philadelphia 76ers’ Joel Embiid wears mask while warming up for the team’s NBA basketball game against...

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MIAMI — If Philadelphia 76ers coach Brett Brown knew if star big man Joel Embiid would get on the court for Thursday’s Game 3 against the Miami Heat, he didn’t let it slip before practice Wednesday. Philadelphia 76ers’ Joel Embiid wears mask while warming up for the team’s NBA basketball game against...
Football: West Boca Raton hires Michael Cook as new head coach
 West Boca Raton has hired a new football coach just in time for spring football. West Boca Raton  The Bulls hired assistant Michael Cook as their new football coach on Tuesday, athletic director Joe Nappi said. Cook has
            been an assistant coach at West Boca for seven years. “He’s a really good guy, very disciplined...

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West Boca Raton has hired a new football coach just in time for spring football. West Boca Raton The Bulls hired assistant Michael Cook as their new football coach on Tuesday, athletic director Joe Nappi said. Cook has been an assistant coach at West Boca for seven years. “He’s a really good guy, very disciplined...
Flag football: Glades Central moves up, Dwyer, Jupiter fall in state rankings
 Palm Beach County’s top smaller school flag football program moved up, while two of the best larger schools moved down in
            this week’s FloridaHSFootball.com flag football rankings. Glades Central, the top Class 1A team in Palm Beach County, moved up from 22nd to 19th in the all-class rankings and from
            10th...

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Palm Beach County’s top smaller school flag football program moved up, while two of the best larger schools moved down in this week’s FloridaHSFootball.com flag football rankings. Glades Central, the top Class 1A team in Palm Beach County, moved up from 22nd to 19th in the all-class rankings and from 10th...
Baseball: Six Palm Beach County teams ranked in latest state poll
 Six local teams made the state top 10 in their classes this week Miguel Peralta of Santaluces pitches against Spanish River on April 11 in Lantana. Peralta and the Chiefs are ranked fifth
               in Class 5A in the latest state poll. (Damon Higgins / The Palm Beach Post)  ThePrepZone.com released its baseball rankings on Monday, and...

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Six local teams made the state top 10 in their classes this week Miguel Peralta of Santaluces pitches against Spanish River on April 11 in Lantana. Peralta and the Chiefs are ranked fifth in Class 5A in the latest state poll. (Damon Higgins / The Palm Beach Post) ThePrepZone.com released its baseball rankings on Monday, and...
Lacrosse: Schedules for boys and girls district tournaments
 District tournaments for both boys and girls lacrosse start today. Girls Lacrosse Player of the Year Caitlyn Wurzburger of American Heritage on Thursday, May 18, 2017. (Bruce R. Bennett / The
               Palm Beach Post)  Seven tournaments are being held — three for boys lacrosse and four for girls lacrosse. Here are the schedules...

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District tournaments for both boys and girls lacrosse start today. Girls Lacrosse Player of the Year Caitlyn Wurzburger of American Heritage on Thursday, May 18, 2017. (Bruce R. Bennett / The Palm Beach Post) Seven tournaments are being held — three for boys lacrosse and four for girls lacrosse. Here are the schedules...
Baseball: Benjamin, Santaluces lead county in home stretch
 There are two weeks left in the baseball regular season and only one week left in district play before the district tournaments
            start up. Jared Petronis of Santaluces slides into third against Spanish River on Wednesday in Lantana. The Chiefs moved up to No. 2
               in the county after beating the Sharks and Park...

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There are two weeks left in the baseball regular season and only one week left in district play before the district tournaments start up. Jared Petronis of Santaluces slides into third against Spanish River on Wednesday in Lantana. The Chiefs moved up to No. 2 in the county after beating the Sharks and Park...
Baseball: No. 3 Santaluces knocks off No. 2 Park Vista

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When the Santaluces baseball team last beat Park Vista, the Chiefs’ current seniors were in third grade. Santaluces hasn’t won a game against its nearby district rival since 2009. That is, until Friday. The No. 3 Chiefs took down the No. 2 Cobras 4-2 in Lantana, earning temporary bragging rights and setting up a coin flip to decide...
For love of the game: Gary Chanley a Palm Beach County baseball lifer
 Growing up in south Miami, Gary Chanley spent a lot of his free time at University of Miami baseball games as coach Ron Fraser built the Hurricanes from a derelict program into a national championship team. “I watched that. I was right there,” Chanley said. “I worked summers for him, giving out hot dogs and potato chips...

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Growing up in south Miami, Gary Chanley spent a lot of his free time at University of Miami baseball games as coach Ron Fraser built the Hurricanes from a derelict program into a national championship team. “I watched that. I was right there,” Chanley said. “I worked summers for him, giving out hot dogs and potato chips...