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.

Latest from Adam Lichtenstein

Wellington overcomes slow start, defeats Boynton Beach 21-6

Posted: a day ago

Wellington struggled on offense early but started clicking late. Super 11 selection Mark-Antony Richards scored twice in the second half Friday night to lead Wellington to a 21-6 victory over Boynton Beach in a Kickoff Classic matchup. “I feel like I didn’t have a good game at all,” Richards said. “I had two touchdowns...
Super 11 football 2018: WR Jymetre Hester from Glades Central
 Name: Jymetre Hester Position: Wide receiver School: Glades Central Class: Senior 2017 stats: 45 receptions, 797 yards, 11 touchdowns College prospects: Hester has offers from Kent State, Marshall, Toledo and more. What was your breakout moment or season? When did you know you were great at football? “Probably when I started...

Posted: 2 days ago

Name: Jymetre Hester Position: Wide receiver School: Glades Central Class: Senior 2017 stats: 45 receptions, 797 yards, 11 touchdowns College prospects: Hester has offers from Kent State, Marshall, Toledo and more. What was your breakout moment or season? When did you know you were great at football? “Probably when I started...
Super 11 football 2018: Safety E.J. Jackson from Glades Central
 Name: E.J. Jackson Position: Safety School: Glades Central Class: Senior 2017 stats: Jackson had six interceptions as a junior, including a pick-six. College prospects: Jackson holds offers from Florida Atlantic, Louisville, South Florida and more. What was your breakout moment? When did you know you were great at football? ...

Posted: 2 days ago

Name: E.J. Jackson Position: Safety School: Glades Central Class: Senior 2017 stats: Jackson had six interceptions as a junior, including a pick-six. College prospects: Jackson holds offers from Florida Atlantic, Louisville, South Florida and more. What was your breakout moment? When did you know you were great at football? ...
State football teams tap into Palm Beach County talent
 Where do Florida, Florida State and Miami’s recruiting territory converge? Right over Palm Beach County. County schools have sent star players to all three of the state’s traditional powerhouse programs, and with the rise of the state’s newer teams — Florida Atlantic, Central Florida and South Florida — the options...

Posted: 14 days ago

Where do Florida, Florida State and Miami’s recruiting territory converge? Right over Palm Beach County. County schools have sent star players to all three of the state’s traditional powerhouse programs, and with the rise of the state’s newer teams — Florida Atlantic, Central Florida and South Florida — the options...
2018 High School Media Day: David Studstill hoping to lead Gators
 David Studstill comes from a football family. Palm Beach Gardens quarterback David Studstill (Special to the Post)  His father, Darren, starred at Palm Beach Gardens and West Virginia before playing in the NFL. His brother, Devin, also had
            a great career with the Gators and is now playing for Notre Dame. David, a 2019 quarterback...

Posted: 15 days ago

David Studstill comes from a football family. Palm Beach Gardens quarterback David Studstill (Special to the Post) His father, Darren, starred at Palm Beach Gardens and West Virginia before playing in the NFL. His brother, Devin, also had a great career with the Gators and is now playing for Notre Dame. David, a 2019 quarterback...
News and notes from 2018 High School Football Media Day
 More than 100 South Florida high school football teams are coming to Hard Rock Stadium for the Miami Dolphins’ annual South
            Florida High School Football Media Day. Mark-Antony Richards (7) participates in spring football practice at Wellington High School on April 23, 2018. (Richard Graulich
               / The Palm Beach...

Posted: 15 days ago

More than 100 South Florida high school football teams are coming to Hard Rock Stadium for the Miami Dolphins’ annual South Florida High School Football Media Day. Mark-Antony Richards (7) participates in spring football practice at Wellington High School on April 23, 2018. (Richard Graulich / The Palm Beach...
Trio of local HS football stars invited to prestigious Nike camp
 Before they face off against each other on local high school fields this fall — and potentially in front of tens of thousands at college stadiums in the future — three of Palm Beach County’s top football players will get a taste of the national stage. Palm Beach Central defensive back Akeem Dent, Benjamin DB Kaiir Elam and...

2:00 PM Friday, Jun. 29, 2018

Before they face off against each other on local high school fields this fall — and potentially in front of tens of thousands at college stadiums in the future — three of Palm Beach County’s top football players will get a taste of the national stage. Palm Beach Central defensive back Akeem Dent, Benjamin DB Kaiir Elam and...
Baseball: Benjamin’s Isaiah Thomas, Trinity Christian’s Angel Tiburcio makes USA Today All-Florida team
 Two of the top players in Palm Beach County made
             USA Today’s All-Florida baseball team. Small school Players of the Year Benjamin School outfielder Isaiah Thomas. (Bill Ingram /The Palm Beach Post)  Benjamin outfielder Isaiah Thomas and Trinity Christian utility player Angel Tiburcio were both second-team selections. Thomas...

8:45 PM Thursday, Jun. 28, 2018

Two of the top players in Palm Beach County made USA Today’s All-Florida baseball team. Small school Players of the Year Benjamin School outfielder Isaiah Thomas. (Bill Ingram /The Palm Beach Post) Benjamin outfielder Isaiah Thomas and Trinity Christian utility player Angel Tiburcio were both second-team selections. Thomas...
State champion Jupiter baseball team honored at Marlins game
 The Jupiter baseball team got a taste of their dreams as a reward for their state title. The Miami Marlins brought the Class 9A state champions onto the field before Tuesday’s game against the Arizona Diamondbacks so they could watch the visitors take batting practice, then honored them on the field after the second inning. “It&rsquo...

1:47 AM Wednesday, Jun. 27, 2018

The Jupiter baseball team got a taste of their dreams as a reward for their state title. The Miami Marlins brought the Class 9A state champions onto the field before Tuesday’s game against the Arizona Diamondbacks so they could watch the visitors take batting practice, then honored them on the field after the second inning. “It&rsquo...
Oxbridge football meeting leaves mixed messages on reviving program
 After an emotional meeting between students, parents and school administrators Monday night, those who wanted the Oxbridge Academy football program revived left with a little bit of hope. The school administration quickly quashed that hope. The school announced Wednesday that it was shutting down its football program, but after Monday&rsquo...

1:52 AM Tuesday, Jun. 26, 2018

After an emotional meeting between students, parents and school administrators Monday night, those who wanted the Oxbridge Academy football program revived left with a little bit of hope. The school administration quickly quashed that hope. The school announced Wednesday that it was shutting down its football program, but after Monday&rsquo...
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...

3:32 PM Friday, Jun. 22, 2018

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...