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  • Updated boys basketball district tourney matchups

     
    After yielding to the girls region quarterfinals on Thursday, boys basketball teams will resume district tournament play on Friday. Picking a place to go will be the problem for hoops junkies. We have a full slate of semifinals, plus one district final...
  • Church news: Christ United Methodist debuts its Steinway Sunday

     
    Christ United Methodist Church of Leesburg will dedicate its ”new” Steinway baby grand piano Sunday, Feb. 13, at both services. The 1950 Steinway “S”, valuded at $25,000, was given to the church by an...
  • Seedings for Central Floridians heading into girls weightlifting state meet

     
    Here are the seedings, by weight class, for all the Central Florida girls weightlifters who have qualified for Saturday's state meet at the Kissimmee Civic Center. Key: (seeded place, name, school, total weight at qualifying meet). 101...
  • Mario Lanza tribute from Central Florida Lyric Opera

     
    News of the Central Florida Lyric Opera from my colleague Debbie Manis in the Orlando Sentinel's Lake County office: By Debbie Manis, Orlando Sentinel “Be My Love: A Tribute to Mario Lanza,” a tenor-turned-crooner in the 1950s who recorded...
  • Former Lake Howell star Ruthie King and Leesburg’s Chlesea Luttfring lead Valdosta State volleyball

     
    Former Lake Howell volleyball star Ruthie King, a senior outside hitter at Valdosta State, was near the top of team statistics in several categories for the Blazers this past season. Valdosta finished with a 21-11 record.  King , Florida's volleyball...
  • Here are your basketball region semifinal matchups

     
    Boys basketball teams are two wins away from booking stays in Lakeland for the FHSAA state tournament (March 2-5). Here are Tuesday's 7 p.m. region semifinal matchups for area teams. Winners advance to region finals on Saturday, Feb. 26: Class 6A Region 1...
  • Stat leaders for basketball region finalists

     
    Here are Saturday night’s (7 p.m.) boys basketball region finals (7 p.m.) with stat leaders for area teams: CLASS 6A, REGION 1 DeLand (24-6) at Winter Park (25-5) ————DeLand leaders Dennis Diaz, senior: 14.2 points, 7.3...
  • Pictures: Leesburg falls to Lakeland Center in Class 4A semifinal

     
    The Leesburg bench reacts as they are down by 17 with seconds left in the fourth quarter of a Class 4A girls basketball semifinal against Lakewood at the Lakeland Center in Lakeland, Fla. on Friday, February 25, 2011. (Joshua C. Cruey, Orlando Sentinel)...
  • State basketball bracket for region finals and state tourney

     
    Here are Saturday night’s 7 p.m. statewide boys basketball region championship matchups. Games are listed in bracket order, so in each FHSAA classification it will be the winners of lines one and two in one semifinal and winners of lines three and...
  • Central Florida Organists Guild hosts series of events

     
    The Central Florida Chapter of the American Guild of Organists will hold a series of musical events, beginning with a talk and demonstration of a Walker church organ at 7:30 p.m., March 8, at the Kress Memorial Church of Seventh Day Adventists, 746...
  • Game times set for boys state basketball tourney

     
    Here are game times and pairings for the FHSAA state tournament at The Lakeland Center (701 W. Lime Street, Lakeland). Admission is $9 per session (two semifinals, one final). Parking is $7 per day. Wednesday Class 1A semifinals Tallahassee FAMU (23-8)...
  • Showtime Ballers coach proud of her six state tourney stars

     
    Showtime Ballers coach Diana Neal sent a congratulatory text out Saturday night to six standouts from her travel team program whose high school teams qualified for state. That would be Shane Larkin and Darius Andrews of Dr. Phillips; Billydee Williams...