The Miami Sports Tribune learned and confirmed that longtime Miami Carol City High School assistant football coach Andre Stafford passed away Tuesday at the age of 43.
The fraternity of NFL players from South Florida grew again this past week after the 2018 NFL Draft. Of the 256 players that heard their names called over the three-day event, nine – or about 3 percent – played their high school football in South Florida.
South Florida Express 7v7 players Jaylin Young (Miami Central) and Jarvis Brownlee (Miami Carol City) named the Med Plus Centers Players of the Week for their performance in the Adidas 7v7 National Championship tournament.
Teams have to make and withstand runs – Doral Academy did both Thursday night, making an early run; withstanding a third-quarter spurt from visiting Carol City; and responding with another run to secure a 51-45 victory over the Chiefs in the region 4-7A quarterfinals.
Clinging to a 56-54 lead with 1:23 left, it was Norland’s seniors that came up big in the waning seconds – as Nathaniel Henderson, Cardinal Brown and Cameron Gatlin each made free throws to seal a 60-54 road win over rival Carol City Friday night in front of a near-capacity crowd.
It was confirmed Monday morning that Carol City hired former Hallandale head coach Benedict “Dub” Hyppolite to be its next head football coach.