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  • Booker T. LB Matthew Thomas rules Miami Nike SPARQ Combine

    Booker T. LB Matthew Thomas rules Miami Nike SPARQ Combine
    More than 1,000 high school freshmen, sophomores and juniors participated in Saturday’s Nike Football SPARQ Combine, but just one player was able to distance himself from the crowded field. Matthew Thomas, a linebacker out of Booker T. Washington...
  • 'Red Summer: The Summer of 1919 and the Awakening of Black America' by Cameron McWhirter

    'Red Summer: The Summer of 1919 and the Awakening of Black America' by Cameron McWhirter
    As World War I drew to a close in late 1918, the noted black author and activist James Weldon Johnson posed the issue that was on the minds of many African-Americans: Would their support for the war effort, on the battlefields of Europe and in the...
  • Another Miami prospect staying home as Jamal Carter picks Hurricanes

    Another Miami prospect staying home as Jamal Carter picks Hurricanes
    When Al Golden was hired as head football coach at the University of Miami in December of 2010, he vowed to begin the process of keeping Miami/Dade County kids home. Of course, plenty of other coaches before him has said that would also be the focus of...
  • ESPN Florida Premiere 7s: Player analysis

    ESPN Florida Premiere 7s: Player analysis
    Here’s our breakdown of the talent from the ESPN Florida Premiere 7s tournament at Wide World of Sports this week. Miami Booker T. Washington won the event, beating Winter Park in the final. Tourney Top 10 (alphabetical) Xavier Amerson, 2012, WR,...
  • Miami Booker T. Washington claims $10,000 prize in Battle at the Beach

    One thing was obvious at the $15,000 Battle at the Beach on Saturday at the New Smyrna Beach Sports Complex –- going through the losers’ bracket was going to be one tough chore on a hot, muggy day on the not-so-breezy Atlantic Coast. The...
  • Levonte 'Kermit' Whitfield injures ankle, likely out this week at Lake Wales

    Levonte 'Kermit' Whitfield injures ankle, likely out this week at Lake Wales
    University of Miami 2013 commitment Levonte “Kermit” Whitfield of Orlando Jones High says he is likely to miss the first two games of the regular season. Whitfield suffered a high-ankle sprain during Wednesday night’s Kickoff Classic win...
  • Prospect Patrol, Week 5, Miami-Dade County: With pile of prospects, Miami Norland for real

    There was a sense that when Daryl Heidelburg finally had the chance to return to his alma mater, the veteran football coach would find a way to take the tremendous athletes that the Norland High region has long been able to produce and bring the Vikings...
  • Astronaut QB Favian Upshaw now plans to push visit to later

    Astronaut QB Favian Upshaw now plans to push visit to later
    Update: Upshaw told the Sentinel that he was planning on visiting UCF as early as Wednesday but he had to delay his visit. "Probably won't get to UCF this week," Upshaw told the Sentinel via text message. "My visit won't be until the season starts or...
  • Winter Park WR Xavier Amerson can fill Dvario Montgomery void any time

    Winter Park WR Xavier Amerson can fill Dvario Montgomery void any time
    It’s easy to think that Winter Park wide receiver Xavier Amerson is the Robin to Dvario Montgomery’s Batman. After all, Montgomery is rated as Central Florida's No.1 overall player in the Sentinel Super60 and with nearly 40 scholarship...
  • The Prospector: Vernon Hargreaves III takes over top spot in the Sentinel's Florida Top 100

    The Prospector: Vernon Hargreaves III takes over top spot in the Sentinel's Florida Top 100
    When I first saw Vernon Hargreaves in action, it made me want to see more. And still more again. And again. It was amazing. Play after play, he kept at it. I have a measuring stick for players that I call the "Wow Factor." If a kid can wow me —...
  • Prospect Patrol, Week 4, Miami-Dade: Swagger is back for Miami Central

    When Miami Central took on Camden County in Georgia to begin the season, the Rockets, who had believed they were one of the top teams in the nation, lost a thrilling, close contest to a very good football team. Since that opening night loss that had most...
  • Florida Premiere 7s, Day 2: Miami Westminster upsets loaded Miramar team

    Miramar is undefeated no more. The Patriots started off the Florida Premier 7s passing tournament in dominating fashion, winning their first three matchups by a combined total of 146-56. That was even without star cornerback Tracy Howard. And then...