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  • Central Florida girls weightlifting honor roll

     
    Here is an updated list of the top six lifters in each weight class from Central Florida schools through last week's district meets. Rankings are based on total weight lifter and were compiled by results reported to the newspaper and from coach's...
  • Boys soccer region quarterfinal schedule for Tuesday night

     
    Here is the schedule of region quarterfinals involving area teams at 7 Tuesday night. Spruce Creek's game against Gainesville Buchholz will be at the New Smyrna Beach Sports Complex, Field 1: Class 5A Gainesville Buchholz at Port Orange Spruce Creek...
  • OCP, Montverde move into MAIT basketball semifinals

     
    Host Montverde Academy (17-3) and small-school power Orlando Christian Prep (18-3) advanced to opposite semifinals with Thursday victories at the Montverde Academy Invitational Tournament. If they meet in Saturday night's final it will be their second...
  • Car kills Leesburg cyclist

     
    The bicyclist was riding southbound on County Road 473 in the right shoulder and fell off the bike and into the car's path about 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, the Florida Highway Patrol said. Read more by clicking here....
  • Central Florida girls weightlifting honor roll — updated Feb. 6

     
    Here is an updated list of the top six lifters in each weight class from Central Florida schools through last week's East and West Metro meets and leading into Saturday's state meet in Kissimmee. Rankings are based on total weight lifted and were compiled...
  • Jade McCrary of Spruce Creek wins the 119 weight class

     
    Port Orange Spruce Creek's Jade McCrary won the 119-pound weight class Saturday at the FHSAA girls weightlifting meet, giving the Hawks three weight class winners in the first five weight classes to compete in the morning and early afternoon sessions....
  • Central Florida girls weightlifting honor roll — Final

     
    Here is an updated list of the top six lifters in each weight class from Central Florida schools through Saturday's state meet. Rankings are based on total weight lifted and were compiled by results reported to the newspaper and from coach's infomation....
  • Sen. Simmons pushing money for extended school day for young, struggling readers

     
    As promised, Sen. David Simmons, R-Maitland, is pushing for a state budget that would pay for an extra hour of instruction in the elementary school day. This would give struggling readers another dose of intensive reading instruction, according to his...
  • 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...
  • Central Florida Presbytery says not so fast to First Presbyterian

     
    The Central Florida Presbytery, which was expected to approve the dismissal of First Presbyterian Church of Orlando so it can join the Evangelical Presbyterian Church, has postponed its decision until June. First Presbyterian voted overwhelmingly in...
  • 6A state final: Norland routs Leesburg 64-36 for championship

     
    No. 1 ranked Miami Norland (29-3) lived up to its billing as a defensive juggernaut, beating Leesburg 64-36 in Saturday's Class 6A state boys basketball final in Lakeland. The Yellow Jackets (23-10) were held to 23.4-percent shooting. The point total tied...
  • 6A state final: Norland breaks away, leads Leesburg 44-22

     
    Miami Norland started the third quarter with a 20-5 run and leads Leesburg 44-22 with one period to go in Saturday's Class 6A boys basketball championship game. The Yellow Jackets missed their first 12 field goal attempts in the quarter while Norland...