The second season of the hit Netflix documentary series ‘Last Chance U’ dropped last week and even though it’s set at a community college in Mississippi, some of the subjects are already working and going to school in South Florida.
Jones ended his career by playing in seven consecutive NBA Finals joining LeBron James and six Boston Celtics Hall of Famers from the 1950s and 1960s as the only players in NBA history to play in The Finals in seven consecutive seasons.
Chad Johnson, 39, has found a new appreciation for track and field and a budding young star to root for: his 12-year-old daughter Cha’iel Johnson, the nation’s fastest pre-teen in the 400, 800 and 1500 meter races.
Alonso, 30, spent his first seven years in the majors fighting through wrist, back and shoulder injuries but is enjoying a career year with the Oakland A’s. He was voted into next week’s All-Star Game at Marlins Park by his peers.
The Mavericks will be forced to forfeit all of its regular season wins from this past season and will have to pay fines totaling nearly $16,000 after an FHSAA investigation revealed three players has received impermissible benefits.
This past season, Brandt Moser led the Patriots to their third state golf championship in the past five years. Under Moser’s guidance, Heritage has placed in the top two at state every year since 2011 and has coached five individual state champions.
Several top Miami-Dade and Broward County football players are set to compete in this weekend’s 10th annual Miami Dolphins’ 7-on-7 tournament, which will also feature competition in three youth divisions.
Zachariah Brown, a 19-year-old, 7-foot center out of Calusa Prep rated at four stars by ESPN was arrested Wednesday. Brown’s accused of a May 30 mugging on Miami Beach’s Ocean Drive, the third arrest in a year for the former St. John’s signee.
Former UM and Coral Gables High standout Yonder Alonso, 30, is having a breakout season with the Oakland A’s and is second among first baseman in the American League in All-Star voting. Former Douglas High star Anthony Rizzo, 27, ranks second among first basemen in the National League.
Longtime Gulliver Prep athletic director Mark Schusterman was among the eight members of this year’s Florida High School Athletic Association Hall of Fame class that also included former American High football coach Bill Kramer.