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  • Leesburg sending three spirit buses to Lakeland for state basketball

     
    Leesburg students will fill three spirit buses Friday to make the trip to the Lakeland Center for the FHSAA Class 4A state semifinal boys basketball game. That comes a week after students filled two buses and headed to Lakeland to watch Leesburg's girls...
  • 34th Leesburg Fine Arts Festival today-Sunday

     
    By Christine Cole, Orlando Sentinel correspondent LEESBURG — Organizers of the 34th annual Leesburg Fine Arts Festival think people who attend should have more to do. “This year, we're trying to make it an interactive experience,” said...
  • Leesburg’s state championship team to be honored with hometown parade

     
    The Leesburg boys basketball team that won the Class 4A state championship Saturday in Lakeland by beating Fort Lauderdale Cardinal Gibbons 66-58 will be honored on Wednesday with a parade down Main Street. The parade is scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m....
  • 10 area seniors headed to Ocala for FABC game

     
    A corrected roster for Saturday’s Florida Association of Basketball Coaches All-Star doubleheader at Ocala Vanguard includes six area seniors in the boys game and four in the girls game. The girls game, tipping off at 5 p.m., includes Olympia’...
  • Florida Mr. Basketball candidates include 15 area players

     
    The first round of voting by a statewide panel of coaches and media for the Dairy Farmers Mr. Basketball award is underway, with 15 area players in the running. Here are the area Player of the Year candidates for each classification: Class 6A: Dennis...
  • Terry Hummel: Eustis embraces art

     
    Here's the Sentinel's weekly visual-arts column: By Terry Hummel, Sentinel visual-arts columnist Mount Dora has long been an artsy town, with its huge annual art festival, the Mount Dora Center for the Arts, various galleries and resident artists. Now...
  • Leesburg students to raise money for band

     
    Lake County schools are facing deep budget cuts. However, some high-school students are trying to do their part to ensure their music programs keep going.   Leesburg High School will hold a bazaar and yard sale this Saturday to raise money for the band...
  • Leesburg hospital offers free doctor lectures

     
    Leesburg Regional Medical Center has announced its lineup of free “doctor talks” lectures for the month of April. On Friday, April 8, Surviving Breast Cancer  will be presented by Dr. Sandeep K. Thaper, board certified oncologist.  Thanks to...
  • Orange apron rules, Maytag drools

     
    Fron Bunny in Leesburg,  a tale of two companies: “On December 16, 2009, Home Depot delivered a  Maytag washer and dryer to our home.  I was thrilled thinking I finally was able to purchase appliances manufactured by one of the best in the industry....
  • Lake County Health Department will offer 7th-grade school shots

     
    Beginning on Tuesday, March 29th, the Lake County Health Department in collaboration with the Lake County School Board, will offer immunizations at the following schools for students who will enter 7th grade in the 2011/2012 school year:  Carver Middle...
  • Former Northland pastor Dick Wynn dies

     
    Former Northland chief of staff Richard (Dick) R. Wynn, 71, of Leesburg, passed away Friday, March 25, 2011. He was born in North Branch, Mich., on Sept.16, 1939. He met his wife Janet at Owosso College and they were married in 1962. Dick served in the...
  • Big Chad Mercado hammers his point home

     
    Colonial alum Chad Mercado, an imposing 6-5, 235-pound senior for Lees-McRae College, is ranked No. 2 nationally in kills per set (4.81) for NCAA Division I and D-II men’s volleyball. He had 24 kills to lead the Division II Bobcats to a 22-25, 25-...