Thursday, September 21, 2017

chris toukonen

Summer practices have finally reached their edge and regular season high school football is upon us. With the lights shining their brightest once again on Friday night, Palmetto Ridge comes into the season with some new weapons on their roster. ...
a palmetto ridge player stiff arming a football player

With only two district games remaining in the regular season, including Friday night’s Week 8 game against undefeated Naples, the Palmetto Ridge Bears football team’s back is up against the wall in a must-win game versus the Golden Eagles. After ...
barron collier players tackling a palmetto ridge player

For Barron Collier, the night brought their first district win of the season, but for fellow 6A member Palmetto Ridge, it was their first loss of the year. Barron’s 11-point victory, 28-17, set the tone for the Cougar’s upcoming district schedule. “It ...
Action from Friday night's game between Lely and Dunbar in Naples. Lely pulled away with a 27-24 win after overcoming a double-digit deficit.

Starting next year in Florida high school football, points on the scoreboard will be justified by a team’s opponent. The better the competition, the more points earned—a system that Collier County coaches feel will have its pluses and minuses. The ...
palmetto ridge player goes for the score

In a game that failed to see an offensive touchdown produced by either team, Palmetto Ridge (1-0) held on to beat Riverdale (0-1), 14-6, as a result of a Bears 45-yard punt return by Jonah Lamour in the second quarter ...
palmetto ridge looks on in agony

Just when the Palmetto Ridge football team got fully amped up for its game at Lehigh in week 1 of the regular season last Friday night, Aug. 26, what was the season-opening contest for most teams across the state ended ...
the lehigh lightning with a lightning strike in the background

Palmetto Ridge was ready to start their season against Lehigh on Friday, but instead of facing the Lightning, the real opponent was lightning. After waiting over two and a half hours, the game was cancelled as one of many victims ...
palmetto ridge spring football game

The strength of the Palmetto Ridge football team may be different in year two of the Chris Toukonen era; the Bear defense welcomes back 10 projected senior starters. But despite the shift, the Bears are only growing stronger as a ...
palmetto ridge spring football game

The Palmetto Ridge High School football program is trying to find its way again after last season’s 6-0 regular-season start led to a playoff berth and the beginning of heightened expectations. On Thursday night, the Bears continued their winning ways ...
fort myers green wave scores

[event_results 331821] Darrian Felix scored four touchdowns, three in the second half as Fort Myers rolled past Palmetto Ridge 42-14 in the Region 6A-3 quarterfinal in Fort Myers Friday. It didn’t take long for the standout senior to get it ...
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