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  • Area players pump in points in high-scoring FABC All-Star games

     
    Guards Joe Toolie of Leesburg and Aaron Bodager of Hagerty each made four 3-point shots as the Lightning pumped in 16 treys for the game and outscored the Thunder 93-88 in Saturday’s Florida Association of Basketball Coaches All-Star game in Ocala....
  • Lake-Sumter Community College gets federal “talent search” grant

     
    Lake-Sumter Community College is one of 43 institutions to get a federal “talent search” grant that aims to help young people ”gain the skills and knowledge they need to enroll in and complete secondary school and postsecondary...
  • Florida Tarheels 17U finished 6-1 at Peach State Summer Showcase

     
    Florida Elite Tarheels 17U went 6-1 at the Peach State Summer Showcase in Aiken, S.C., losing to South Florida’s Team Breakdown in a boys basketball quarterfinal. Leesburg guard Undra Mitchem scored consistently and Edgewater’s 6-6 Deangelo...
  • Lake coaches, players selected for top honors in FACA District 7

     
    Eustis guard Dustin Dunham was named the Class 5A player of the year and Leesburg guard Joe Toolie was named the 6A player of the year for the Florida Athletic Coaches Association's District 7. The district covers Lake, Sumter and Citrus counties. In...
  • 4A state semifinal: Leesburg leads 44-40 into fourth

     
    Senior point guard Joe Toolie is saddled with four fouls, but he is still playing and Leesburg (21-9) is clinging to a 44-40 lead through three quarters of Friday's Class 4A state semifinal in Lakeland. Toolie has nine points and three assists and is...
  • 5A state semifinal: Leesburg leads 14-10 after one quarter

     
    Joe Toolie penetrated and found D'Mauri Jones for a layup with four seconds to go in the first quarter and Leesburg (21-9) has taken a 14-10 lead over Jacksonvillle Wolfson (25-5) after one quarter at The Lakeland Center. The Yellow Jackets bolted to an...
  • World Mission Society Church of God holds blood drive on March 4

     
    The Church of God will hold a blood drive at 10 a.m. on Sunday, March 4, at 32714  County Road 473, in Leesburg as part of the World Mission Society Church of God's “Worldwide Blood Drive to Give Life Through the Love of the Passover 2012.”...
  • 150 members of The Church of God donate blood

     
    On Sunday, March 4,  about 150 members of The Church of God of Leesburg donated blood as part of the “Worldwide Blood Drive to Give Life Through the Love of the Passover 2012.”  Church members received a certificate of appreciation from the...
  • Lake considers cutbacks at Rimes Early Learning Center to make room for special needs pre-K

     
    Lake County School Board members will consider today whether or not to eliminate the third and second grades at Rimes Early Learning Center in Leesburg to deal with a growing group of special needs pre-K students. The proposal, which will be discussed...
  • Noonan picks new Catholic Charities head

     
    Orlando Diocese Bishop John Noonan has appointed Joe Buranosky as the new executive director of Catholic Charities of Central Florida. Buranosky takes over as head of the $10 million charitable agency on April 30. Buranosky was previously employed as...
  • ‘Family Feud’: Former Deltona man competes with brothers

     
    The players on “Family Feud” this week could look familiar to Central Floridians. Chris Auger, formerly of Deltona, is playing Wednesday through Friday. He joins forces with his brothers Michael, Matthew and Mark and nephew Mitchell. The Auger...
  • It???s coffee talk time on Florida???s Turnpike again

     
    As they did on Thanksgiving,??rest stops on??Florida???s Turnpike will offer free coffee for overnight Christmas and New Year's travelers to encourage ???safety breaks.??? Road construction will also pause during some of the most heavily traveled days....