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Florida’s mass shooters were on law enforcement’s radar. Could they have been stopped?

Miami Herald

Those who knew Nikolas Cruz and his history of anti-social behavior expressed little shock when he was identified as the shooter at Florida’s deadliest school massacre. “From past experiences, he seemed like the kind of kid who would do…

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Sep 14

Live South Florida high school football updates for Week 4

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The Miami Herald is partnering with ScoreStream for real-time game reporting and scoring information for South Florida high school sports results. On game nights, you’ll find live, up-to-the-minute scores here … Click to Continue »

Sep 7

Live South Florida high school football updates for Week 3

Miami Herald

The Miami Herald is partnering with ScoreStream for real-time game reporting and scoring information for South Florida high school sports results. On game nights, you’ll find live, up-to-the-minute scores here … Click to Continue »

Aug 24

Live South Florida high school football updates for Week 1

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The Miami Herald is partnering with ScoreStream for real-time game reporting and scoring information for South Florida high school sports results. On game nights, you’ll find live, up-to-the-minute scores here … Click to Continue »

Aug 22

High school football is back — and South Florida starts with a host of marquee games

Miami Herald / Sports

Welcome to the 2018 high school football season in South Florida. The first thing perhaps you’ve noticed is that Andre Fernandez’s byline is no longer at the top of this … Click to Continue »

Aug 18

Gunfire at a Florida high school football game

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Several gunshots were fired at a South Florida high school football practice game Friday night, police said. … Click to Continue »

Aug 16

Judge blasts Sun Sentinel for publishing information on Parkland shooter Nikolas Cruz

A Broward judge on Wednesday chastised the South Florida Sun Sentinel for publishing legally obtained information about Parkland school shooter Nikolas Cruz. Broward Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer faulted the newspaper … Click to Continue…

Jun 27

Three-star Florida high school quarterback commits to this SEC school

Miami Herald

Three-star quarterback Brian Maurer, who is from Ocala West Port High, announced his commitment to Tennessee on Wednesday. Rated the No. 18 best pro-style quarterback for the 2019 recruiting class, … Click to Continue »

Jun 5

Marlins pick three high school players, highlighted by talented Florida outfielder

Less than a year after trading their entire starting outfield, the Marlins have made efforts to add depth and athleticism to that unit both at the major league and minor … Click to Continue »

May 30

'You're all going to die.' Nikolas Cruz made cellphone videos plotting Parkland attack.

Miami Herald

Nikolas Cruz reached for his cellphone before his rifle. Sometime before killing 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Feb. 14, Cruz recorded three cellphone videos discussing his plan to murder students and staff. "With the…

Mar 20

Authorities considered committing future school killer Nikolas Cruz. Here’s why they didn’t.

Miami Herald

It was the day before Nikolas Cruz’s 18th birthday, and, far from celebrating, administrators at his Parkland high school were fretting about what adulthood would portend for their very troubled student. Cruz’s mother, Lynda Cruz, was…

Mar 5

Parents of Parkland school shooting victims implore Florida legislators to 'take action'

Miami Herald

Ryan Petty, father of Alaina Petty, reads a prepared statement surrounded by other Parents of the victims of Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting in front of the school this afternoon. … Click to Continue »

Feb 17

To longtime friend, school shooter Nikolas Cruz was lonely, volatile, ostracized

Miami Herald

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is the jewel of Parkland, graduating top-notch students and athletes who grow up in a dignified affluence far removed from the gritty urban sprawl of Miami. Many live in vast gated communities enveloped…

Feb 16

FBI apologizes, says it failed to probe tip on school shooter Nikolas Cruz

Miami Herald

The FBI issued an extraordinary apology Friday afternoon, revealing that it had received a tip on Jan. 5, 2018, that Nikolas Cruz was acting erratically and may have been planning a school shooting. The agency failed to act on the tip.…

Feb 12

South Florida is simply the best in high school football prospects. And here is why

Miami Herald / Sports

It would never happen — nor should it. But what if college football prospects could choose schools in only their area? The answer, most likely, is that the Miami Hurricanes … Click to Continue »

May 16

High school playoffs heat up for South Florida teams on Tuesday

Miami Herald

As the school year winds down, the number of teams still competing for a state championship are getting fewer by the day. And that number will drop considerably starting Tuesday … Click to Continue »

Aug 26

South Florida high school football scoreboard — updated all evening

Miami Herald

Opening week high school football scores from Miami-Dade and Broward counties in South Florida.

Apr 5

After years of attempts, Florida Legislature approves changes to high school athletics

Miami Herald

The policy changes are included in a sweeping “school choice” bill the Legislature approved

Jan 15

Florida Legislature could discuss prayer at high school sports events

Miami Herald / News

Last month, 2 Christian schools weren’t allowed to broadcast a prayer at the Citrus Bowl

Jan 15

Florida lawmakers seek choice in high school athletics

Miami Herald / News

It’s another example of ‘school choice’ education policy