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Strong Arm Outshines Competition, Wins Pylon 7v7
Wed, 18 Feb 2015 06:31:12 -0800

COCOA BEACH – They came from Jacksonville, Gainesville, Tampa and Orlando. It brought talent from Ocala as well as the Space and Treasure Coasts of the talented Sunshine State.

Feeding the weekend road warrior
Wed, 18 Feb 2015 10:21:34 -0800

On any given weekend there are lots of nearby options for food lovers with a hankering for quick travel or staying within the city limits.

Students from 15 Florida high schools demonstrate their cooking skills
Fri, 06 Feb 2015 16:48:29 -0800

Samantha Shepler, of Lake Minneola High School, creates an edible centerpiece Friday during the Sharpen Your Skills event. Students from 15 central and north Florida high schools competed in team and individual culinary contests at the Mori Hosseini Center at Daytona State College.

Basketball playoffs: DP ousts No. 1 Evans; here come the rematches
Thu, 12 Feb 2015 20:52:56 -0800

Dr. Phillips won 72-62 at Evans to knock the No. 1 ranked Trojans out of the Class 8A playoffs and clinch its 22nd consecutive season of 20 wins or more. Most of Thursday's region quarterfinals held true to form, but Lake Minneola, Oak Ridge and Lake Brantley all had to win without key players.

Programs offer tools to quit tobacco habit
Mon, 23 Feb 2015 08:51:53 -0800

The Florida Department of Health in Lake County in conjunction with the Florida Area Health Education Center Network is sponsoring smoking-cessation programs (all forms of tobacco), which includes free nicotine-replacement-therapy patches and classroom materials.

3 area teams in Montverde tourney final 4
Fri, 30 Jan 2015 06:10:51 -0800

Montverde soared early, often and effortlessly and eased past Orlando Christian Prep (14-9) 86-54 in the opening round of the Montverde Academy Invitational Tournament. TFA and Lake Minneola also advanced to the semifinal round.

Bid on items to benefit horse-rescue organization
Sun, 01 Feb 2015 13:06:39 -0800

Howey Horse Haven, a nonprofit horse rescue organization, will host "Hearts & Hooves," a silent auction and dinner Saturday in the Magnolia Room at the Leesburg campus of Lake-Sumter State College, 9501 U.S. Highway 441.

Lake schools fine drops from $1.2 million to $22,408
Mon, 23 Feb 2015 18:13:10 -0800

TAVARES — A $1.2 million fine the Lake County school district needed to pay for violating voter-mandated class sizes has dropped to $22,408, Superintendent Susan Moxley announced at a School Board meeting Monday night.

NCAA FOOTBALL: National Letters of Intent
Thu, 05 Feb 2015 11:20:02 -0800

Posted: Thursday, February 5, 2015 12:35 am | Updated: 12:58 pm, Thu Feb 5, 2015.

West Orange edges Deltona in boys hoops
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 20:08:52 -0800

Jeremiah Thornton scored a career-high 33 points as host West Orange repelled a rally by state-ranked Deltona and won 79-73 on Friday to go 2-0 in its own regular season-ending Cancer Awareness Classic. Tavares Liberty Christian snapped Lake Brantley's 15-game winning streak in the event...