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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American Heritage trounces Pace, improves to 3-0
 The last time American Heritage started a season 3-0, the current team’s seniors were sixth-graders, sitting in the stands and watching Greg Bryant and Desmond Cain tear up the field. The Stallions, ranked third in state Class 3A poll, took a step toward returning to that level of play Friday night after a two-year stretch in which...

Posted: 4 days ago

The last time American Heritage started a season 3-0, the current team’s seniors were sixth-graders, sitting in the stands and watching Greg Bryant and Desmond Cain tear up the field. The Stallions, ranked third in state Class 3A poll, took a step toward returning to that level of play Friday night after a two-year stretch in which...
Faustine returns two kicks for TDs, leads Boca Raton rout

Posted: 11 days ago

Rashawn Faustine saw a hole. The 5-foot-9, 150-pound sophomore sprinted through 11 Boynton Beach defenders, found that hole, raced through it untouched and went 92 yards for a Boca Raton touchdown to open the second half. “I just saw the ball come to me, and then I ran,” Faustine said. “I waited for a little bit, saw the...
Henningham powers Park Vista in shutout of West Boca

Posted: 18 days ago

Alex Henningham’s first game with Park Vista High didn’t go as planned, with the Cobras suffering a blowout loss to Dwyer. His second was much better. The junior wide receiver scored Park Vista’s first three touchdowns, leading the Cobras (1-1) to a 31-0 victory over West Boca Raton (0-2) on Friday night. “I had to...
Wellington overcomes slow start, defeats Boynton Beach 21-6

2:43 AM Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018

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...

11:20 AM Friday, Aug. 17, 2018

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? ...

10:00 AM Friday, Aug. 17, 2018

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...

11:52 PM Saturday, Aug. 04, 2018

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...

3:04 PM Saturday, Aug. 04, 2018

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...

2:44 PM Saturday, Aug. 04, 2018

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...