New Umatilla High Football Tradition Is A Big Win
A new Umatilla High Football tradition has been established by first year head coach Eric Samuels. The Umatilla High Football team may have had a tough year, but one thing is for sure, they have some amazing leadership. The new tradition involves seniors who pick a member of the Umatilla High School staff who had the biggest impact on them during their time at Umatilla High.
Over 35 Lake County Athletes To Compete in Cure-All-Star Football Game
The Cure All-Star Football game is an annual post-season football game played Orlando at Showalter Field in Winter Park, Florida. This year we have thirty-five Lake County students playing in the game! This is always exciting and a great chance for these athletes to put on their high school football helmets one final time.
Umatilla High School Basketball Team Off To A Blazing Start
The Umatilla High School Bulldogs Basketball team has surged into the 2023 season with an impressive 2-0 record, securing victories against East Ridge and Seven Rivers Christian to kick off the 23/34 campaign. After a standout 21-6 season in the previous year, where the Bulldogs clinched a spot in the...
Florida teen Yavorsky takes Team Championship Fish-Off lead at Harris Chain of Lakes
LEESBURG, Fla. — Aaron Yavorsky only needs one more day of solid fishing to write his name in the B.A.S.S. record books. Yavorksy, a 17-year-old high school senior from Palm Harbor, Fla, caught five bass weighing a whopping 30 pounds, 7 ounces Friday on Day 1 of the 2023 Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Team Championship Classic Fish-Off. It was a phenomenal haul that gave him nearly a 16-pound lead on the closest of the five other anglers in the field.
Florida High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Lake County Today - December 9
If you live in Lake County, Florida and try to stay in the loop regarding all of the local high school basketball action, we've got you covered. Below, we have all the info you need for how to watch the games today. Follow high school basketball this season on the...
Team Yavorsky takes the top spot at the Harris Chain
LEESBURG, Fla. — The father-son duo of Rodney and Aaron Yavorsky were among the final teams to weigh in Thursday on the final day of the 2023 Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Team Championship. In this case, the best was saved almost for last. The Yavorskys, Tampa-area residents representing the...
Tavares Unified Special Olympcis Flag-Football Team Secures Back-to-Back State Championships
In a display of unparalleled determination and teamwork, the Tavares Unified Special Olympics Flag-Football Team clinched their second consecutive state championship, bringing glory to Lake County. Led by the steadfast coaching of Jordan Talmage, and the leadership of Michelle Metheny, the team showcased their prowess at the Bounce House at UCF during this year’s state championships, marking an exceptional season highlighted by their recent Silver Medals that they won at the ESPN Wide World Of Sports complex just a few weeks ago.
The Villages announces championship golf rates beginning Jan. 1
The Villages has announced the championship golf rates beginning Jan. 1. The rates will be in effect Jan. 1 through May 31, 2024. The Orange Blossom Hills Championship Course is still the most affordable championship course in Florida’s Friendliest Hometown with an Enhanced Member rate of $36 and a non-resident rate of $76.50.
Whitson and King grab Day 1 lead at Team Championship
LEESBURG, Fla. — Chris Whitson and Kevin King said they’d have been happy to weigh 12 pounds on Wednesday to start the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Team Championship. Instead, they doubled that and jumped to an early lead here on the Harris Chain of Lakes in central Florida.
Mount Dora High Wrestling’s Journey of Growth and Success
Mount Dora High School hosted Mount Hope High School from Rhode Island in an exhibition wrestling match. The student body, faculty and parents came out in support and wow was this a fun event!. This match happened because of two lifelong friends who have enjoyed the sport of wrestling together....
Tony Thomas Becomes Eustis High New Head Baseball Coach
Tony Thomas has been announced as Eustis High School’s new head baseball coach. Thomas replaces Matt Burgess who had been the Eustis Baseball head coach. Effective immediately Eustis High has promoted Michelle Long and Matt Burgess to Co- Athletic Directors. Tony Thomas has an incredible history. Thomas played at...
Liberty Christian Prep Lions Win Football Championship In Inaugural Season
In a remarkable feat a few weeks ago Liberty Christian Prep’s football program celebrated a triumphant inaugural season by clinching the SSAA 1A 8-Man Tackle Football Championship. The Lions emerged victorious in a nail-biting championship clash against Geneva Classical Academy with a final score of 27-26, marking an unprecedented milestone for the school.
Central Florida high school offers sports officiating class to offset state referee shortage
ORLANDO, Fla. — It's a first-of-its-kind class in Florida. Olympia High School in Orange County is offering a sports officiating class. Mike McDaniel is a teacher and baseball coach at the high school. He says the class offers students the opportunity to learn the rules and regulations of sports.
Villager gets first hole-in-one at Lowlands Executive Golf Course
A Villager got his first hole-in-one at the Lowlands Executive Golf Course. Dan Eastman got the ace on Nov. 13 on Hole #1 from 125 yards using a 9 iron. If you get a hole-in-one, share the news at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Osceola Football Stars Take On Lake County Standouts in Cure Bowl High School All-Star Game
Gateway head football coach Marlin Roberts, along with other Osceola County head and assistant coaches, will lead a team of senior All-Stars against a squad of Lake County standouts at the second annual Cure Bowl High School All-Star Game on Saturday, Dec. 9 at 2 p.m. at East Ridge High School in Lake County.
Joe Burnett Named Head Football Coach at Eustis High School
EUSTIS, FL – Eustis High School has announced the appointment of Joe Burnett as the new Head Football Coach, succeeding Frank Scott, who recently assumed the head coaching position at Leesburg High. The change comes in the wake of former Leesburg Head Coach Steven Moffett’s departure to The First Academy in Orlando.
Mount Dora Christian Academy Soccer Teams Eager To Defend District Championships
The Mount Dora Christian Academy (MDCA) Bulldogs are gearing up for a formidable defense of their 2023 boys and girls varsity soccer district championships. The teams, under the guidance of Head Coach Clayton McDaniel, are determined to replicate last year’s success in the current 2023/2024 season. Coach McDaniel, who...
Girls Basketball | GAMEDAY vs West Orange Warriors
Good luck to girls varsity basketball and the coaching staff as the team travels to West Orange to battle the Warriors tonight. Go Wolves!. Matchup | Timber Creek Wolves vs West Orange Warriors. Tip-off | 6/7:30PM. Location | WOHS. Image by viarprodesign on Freepik.
High Five: Top moments from the week in high school sports
Here are the top news items, moments and results from the past week in West Orange and Southwest Orange County high school sports:. 1. College football recruiting season is on fire in West Orange and Southwest Orange County. In addition to West Orange High’s Ivan Taylor committing, fellow defensive back Devin Jackson, linebacker Tavarrius Powell and cornerback Donovan Lanier picked up big-time offers, as well. Jackson received an offer from UCF, Powell from University of Texas at San Antonio and Lanier from FAU.
Hammock of Fenney resident excited to get first hole-in-one
A Villager was excited to get her first hole-in-one at Lowlands Executive Golf Course. Jessica Buck of the Village of Hammock at Fenney scored the ace on Monday Dec. 4 at the course, located at 5223 Marsh Bend Trail in Wildwood. If you get a hole-in-one, share the news at...