All posts tagged "ocoee"

    Obituary: Doris Evelyn Grimes

    Doris Evelyn Grimes died peacefully on Aug. 30, 2014, with her daughter, Dorilyn Grimes Pazera; son, Timothy Bruce Grimes; and granddaughter, Kristy Bracewell Carroll, at her bedside. Doris was born Aug. 18, 1929, to Bruce Fenner Sharp...

    • Posted September 15, 2014
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    Saturday Morning Quarterback: Week Three report

    Here are the scores from tonight’s high school football action: Game of the Week —  Windermere Prep 46,  Seffner Christian 20 It didn’t take long for the Lakers (2-0, 2-0 division) to assert themselves in this one —...

    • Posted September 13, 2014
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  • Brightly dressed dancers entertained the audience at Ocoee’s 2013 Fiesta de Colores. Photo courtesy of the city of Ocoee.
    Ocoee to recognize Hispanic Heritage Month

    OCOEE — Residents who live within the 18-square-mile area of Ocoee represent 33 ethnicities, William Maxwell recently told city commissioners. Maxwell is a member of Ocoee’s Human Relations Diversity Board, which strives to promote understanding, respect, goodwill...

    • Posted September 12, 2014
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    Preview: Windermere Prep hosts Seffner Christian to headline Week Three schedule

    Week Three Game of the Week: Seffner Christian (2-0, 1-0 in division) at Windermere Prep (1-0, 1-0 in division), 4:30 p.m. Windermere Prep had its first home game canceled, thanks to the storm that rolled through Central Florida...

    • Posted September 11, 2014
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    ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Malik Nicholson

    The Ocoee Cardinals’ Mighty Mites team (third- and fourth-graders) picked up a big win in Central Florida Youth Football League action late Saturday afternoon, beating up on the South Lake Cowboys for a 31-6 victory. Helping to...

    • Posted September 11, 2014
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    GAME FILM: Ocoee Cardinals Mighty Mites fly past Cowboys

    Malik Nicholson ran back the opening kickoff for a touchdown and the Ocoee Cardinals Mighty Mites, a Central Florida Youth Football League team composed of third and fourth graders, never looked back. The Cardinals dominated the South...

    • Posted September 11, 2014
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    Prep bowling programs off and rolling

    APOPKA — The energy at Brunswick Wekiva Lanes was palpable on the afternoon of Sept. 4, as three area bowling programs rolled their first balls of the 2014 season. Dr. Phillips, Ocoee and West Orange all had...

    • Posted September 11, 2014
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    OBSERVED: Reflections on the day that changed the world

    I was only 23 years old — just one year into my job as a staff writer for the East County Observer, which covers Manatee and Sarasota counties. I got into hyperlocal community news specifically because I had...

    • Posted September 11, 2014
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    Saturday Morning Quarterback: Week Two report

    Here are the scores from tonight’s varsity football games (coverage area programs in bold): Game of the Week: Dr. Phillips 43, Olympia 10 State-ranked Dr. Phillips overcame persistent rainfall — and a gutsy effort by host Olympia —...

    • Posted September 5, 2014
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    Foundation Academy hopes to bounce back from lopsided defeat

    LAKELAND – Head coach Brad Lord likes to keep an eye on Foundation Academy’s October district football schedule, but the Lions had more pressing issues before Week One was barely in the books. Lord and his staff...

    • Posted September 4, 2014
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