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  • Is there room for Zora in Eatonville's transformation?

    Is there room for Zora in Eatonville's transformation?
    Two decades ago, Eatonville used its link to Harlem Renaissance writer Zora Neale Hurston to get noticed by the world. Now, as the community attempts to transform itself into a major African-American cultural destination, leaders are struggling to define...
  • South Lake's Nick Waisome, Jordan Montgomery and Patrick 'P.J.' Jones shine at Miami Nike Camp

    CORAL GABLES -- For South Lake receiver Patrick Harris, linebacker Jordan Montgomery and defensive back Nick Waisome, the opportunity to head south to compete against what many believe are the best athletes in the state, was well worth the 225 mile trip....
  • Miami Norland looking good trying to establish status as another 3A power

    At the start of the 2010 high school football season, there was talk in the south about the competition to get to state in 3A. There was defending state runner-up Miami Belen Jesuit, Booker T. Washington, Lake Wales, Fort Pierce Westwood, Archbishop...
  • DeLand captures championship at Florida State 7-on-7 tournament

    With quarterback De'Ante "Pop" Saunders throwing to a receiving corps led by Tevin Gordon, Shawn Willis and James Ward, DeLand went 8-0 to win Florida State University's 7-on-7 passing tournament Saturday. "Pop was probably the best player in the whole...
  • Mark Twain celebrations around the country

    Mark Twain celebrations around the country
    Because Mark Twain traveled widely and lived in several places, the centennial of his death has prompted special events at Twain-related sites across the U.S. Among them: In Florida, Mo., about 40 miles west of Hannibal, Missouri's parks department...
  • Census race wording fuss? Please!

    In comedy circles, black comics now commonly dismiss brethren who commit acts of headlining stupidity with the expression, "Negro, please!" However, some disgusted blacks find it no laughing matter that the U.S. Census Bureau, in kicking off its 2010...
  • Looking for RB prospects, Florida State offers Mississippi State commit RB Rajion Neal of Georgia

    ESPN affiliate NoleInsider.com reported Sunday night that Florida State has offered Mississippi State commit RB Rajion Neal (5-11, 210) of Sandy Creek High in Tyrone, Ga. Neal has yet to take any official visits. The Seminoles appear to be looking to...
  • "Ida: A Sword Among Lions" by Paula J. Giddings

    By Eric Arnesen The lynching of three black men in Memphis in early 1892 was, in many ways, nothing out of the ordinary. The use of violence by Southern whites to uphold an inequitable racial status quo was hardly new, for extralegal violence was...
  • Miami-Dade County: Columbus hopes to learn from first regular-season loss in two years

    It had been two years since Miami Christopher Columbus High lost a regular-season game, and while its foe on Friday night was a team the Explorers knew very well from the state playoffs the past two years, it was a game that head coach Mike Merritt will...
  • Bill Buchalter's Top 100 State High School Recruiting Rankings

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  • Sentinel's Saturday Starcaps, Miami-Dade County: Dr. Krop could be the real surprise in the playoffs

    Three years into the opening of the school, head coach Joe Mira guided Dr. Michael Krop High into the third round of the state playoffs against 5A power Pompano Beach Blanche Ely. The Lightning would lose that game to Tyrone Moss and company, and wouldn't...
  • Prospect Patrol, Week 4, Miami-Dade: Swagger is back for Miami Central

    When Miami Central took on Camden County in Georgia to begin the season, the Rockets, who had believed they were one of the top teams in the nation, lost a thrilling, close contest to a very good football team. Since that opening night loss that had most...