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: Oxbridge Academy players ineligble for football if they stay at school
 Oxbridge Academy football players will not be eligible to stay at the school and play football elsewhere, Florida High School
            Athletic Association spokesman Kyle Niblett confirmed Friday. Oxbridge Academy Head Football Coach Brendan Kent leads his team to the field during a spring game against Royal Palm Beach
               High...

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Oxbridge Academy football players will not be eligible to stay at the school and play football elsewhere, Florida High School Athletic Association spokesman Kyle Niblett confirmed Friday. Oxbridge Academy Head Football Coach Brendan Kent leads his team to the field during a spring game against Royal Palm Beach High...
Report: Parkland-Douglas football coach reassigned
 The football coach at Parkland-Douglas High has been reassigned, according to a
             report from the Sun-Sentinel.  Coach Willis May talks with the team before they head out to the practice field on the first day of spring practice on April
               30. (Melanie Bell / The Palm Beach Post)  Willis May had been the Eagles&rsquo...

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The football coach at Parkland-Douglas High has been reassigned, according to a report from the Sun-Sentinel.  Coach Willis May talks with the team before they head out to the practice field on the first day of spring practice on April 30. (Melanie Bell / The Palm Beach Post) Willis May had been the Eagles&rsquo...
Jared Petronis of Santaluces named All-Area baseball player of year
 What was the highlight of your season? Beating Park Vista in that first game — that was the biggest highlight to me. Just because we didn’t beat them. The whole three years I was there, we haven’t beat them. Finally, we overcame that. That just set the tone for the (district) championship game, when we played them again...

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What was the highlight of your season? Beating Park Vista in that first game — that was the biggest highlight to me. Just because we didn’t beat them. The whole three years I was there, we haven’t beat them. Finally, we overcame that. That just set the tone for the (district) championship game, when we played them again...
Benjamin duo named All-Area small-school baseball co-players of year
 The Buccaneers seniors were among the most productive players in Palm Beach County and helped lead Benjamin to the program’s first appearance in the state semifinals. Armstrong, a Florida Gators signee, pitched and played shortstop. He hit .411 with four home runs and a 1.211 OPS. A capable switch-pitcher on the mound, he went 5-2 with...

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The Buccaneers seniors were among the most productive players in Palm Beach County and helped lead Benjamin to the program’s first appearance in the state semifinals. Armstrong, a Florida Gators signee, pitched and played shortstop. He hit .411 with four home runs and a 1.211 OPS. A capable switch-pitcher on the mound, he went 5-2 with...
Football: Oxbridge Academy player starts petition to bring back team
 An Oxbridge Academy player and his mother, upset with the 
            school’s decision to shut down the football program, have started a petition to bring the team back. Oxbridge Academy’s football team during the Class 3A state title game at Camping World Stadium in Orlando on Dec. 9. (Photo
               by Phelan M. Ebenhack)...

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An Oxbridge Academy player and his mother, upset with the school’s decision to shut down the football program, have started a petition to bring the team back. Oxbridge Academy’s football team during the Class 3A state title game at Camping World Stadium in Orlando on Dec. 9. (Photo by Phelan M. Ebenhack)...
Oxbridge Academy football player starts petition to bring back team
 An Oxbridge Academy player and his mother, upset with the school’s decision to shut down the football program, have started a petition to bring the team back.  The player, who asked to remain anonymous, started the petition on Thursday morning and as of 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, it had             received nearly 300 signatures...

Posted: 3 days ago

An Oxbridge Academy player and his mother, upset with the school’s decision to shut down the football program, have started a petition to bring the team back.  The player, who asked to remain anonymous, started the petition on Thursday morning and as of 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, it had received nearly 300 signatures...
BREAKING: Oxbridge Academy shutting down football program for 2018-19
 The reigning Class 3A state runner-up will not play high school football in 2018. The Oxbridge Academy football program has been shut down for the upcoming season, according to the school. “This was not an easy decision for us,” Oxbridge athletic director Patrick Hollern said in a press release. “For the past six years,...

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The reigning Class 3A state runner-up will not play high school football in 2018. The Oxbridge Academy football program has been shut down for the upcoming season, according to the school. “This was not an easy decision for us,” Oxbridge athletic director Patrick Hollern said in a press release. “For the past six years,...
Jupiter’s Benno Janssen named Post’s All-Area lacrosse player of year
 Janssen was a prolific scorer for the Warriors, racking up a team-best 54 goals and accumulating 20 assists, as well. Janssen had five goals in Jupiter’s state semifinal and final victories, helping the Warriors clinch their first-ever state championship. What was the highlight of your season? The highlight of my season was the...

Posted: 4 days ago

Janssen was a prolific scorer for the Warriors, racking up a team-best 54 goals and accumulating 20 assists, as well. Janssen had five goals in Jupiter’s state semifinal and final victories, helping the Warriors clinch their first-ever state championship. What was the highlight of your season? The highlight of my season was the...
Softball: Sixteen local players make Miracle Sports’ All-State team
 Sixteen local players across four classes made Miracle Sports’ All-State softball team, which was released on Friday. Oxbridge Academy pitcher Caridad Estes was a first-team All-State selection.(Bruce Bennett/Palm Beach Post)  Six schools had players make the cut: Oxbridge Academy had the most with six, Wellington had three, American...

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Sixteen local players across four classes made Miracle Sports’ All-State softball team, which was released on Friday. Oxbridge Academy pitcher Caridad Estes was a first-team All-State selection.(Bruce Bennett/Palm Beach Post) Six schools had players make the cut: Oxbridge Academy had the most with six, Wellington had three, American...
Football: Top players announce transfers from Oxbridge Academy
 Several members of the returning core of players that helped lead Oxbridge Academy to last year’s Class 3A state title game
            will not return next season. Oxbridge Academy running back James Meeks (3) is one of eight players who have transferred from Oxbridge during the offseason.
               (Richard Graulich/Palm Beach...

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Several members of the returning core of players that helped lead Oxbridge Academy to last year’s Class 3A state title game will not return next season. Oxbridge Academy running back James Meeks (3) is one of eight players who have transferred from Oxbridge during the offseason. (Richard Graulich/Palm Beach...