All posts tagged "West Orange County"

  • Grimes family preps for holiday tradition at Christian center

    — Preparing a meal for the hungry   When George and Tera Grimes opened their family restaurant in Winter Garden a decade ago, a tradition was born in that first year when she decided to serve a...

    • Posted November 20, 2014
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    New chef takes over kitchen at Christian Service Center

    Jackie Hardy boxes a meal he prepared as coordinator of the West Orange Christian Service Center’s Daily Bread Program. — Preparing a meal for the hungry   Jackie Hardy is a trained culinarian who has worked as...

    • Posted November 20, 2014
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  • Matthew’s Hope prepped for busy holiday season

    — The homeless ministry is preparing for this weekend’s garden party fundraiser, as well as a preschool playground build day, Thanksgiving meal, Christmas carnival and new greenhouse.   WINTER GARDEN — The holidays are coming, but that...

    • Posted November 20, 2014
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    Make-A-Wish Foundation fulfills Hawaiian dream

    The giraffe is Mackenzie Austin’s favorite animal, so getting to feed one was a highlight of her Make-A-Wish trip to Hawaii.   — Mackenzie Austin, who turns 13 on Thanksgiving, was born with a rare genetic disorder...

    • Posted November 20, 2014
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    Stakes high as WO preps for rematch with Apopka in state playoffs

    WINTER GARDEN — It was a win four decades in the making, but don’t expect the West Orange Warriors to savor their 42-21 victory over Timber Creek in the FHSAA Class 8A State Playoffs for very long....

    • Posted November 20, 2014
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    SIDELINE SCENE: 2014 a season to remember for CFCA

    OVIEDO — A tough loss, to be sure, but the CFCA Eagles had nothing to hang their heads about; and they didn’t. The Eagles fell Nov. 15 in the Sunshine State Athletic Conference’s Third Place Game, part...

    • Posted November 20, 2014
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    Windermere Prep football achieves perfect season

    OVIEDO — They left no doubt. The Windermere Prep Lakers met Orlando Christian Prep in the championship game of the 2014 Sunshine State Athletic Conference’s Florida Bowl Nov. 15 at The Master’s Academy in Oviedo and wrecked...

    • Posted November 20, 2014
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    Windermere Prep senior wins cross country state title

    History repeated itself at the FHSAA Cross Country Finals Nov. 15 in Tallahassee. Windermere Prep senior Franco Martins won the Class 1A Individual Championship by breezing past the competition with a time of 15:30 — 25 seconds...

    • Posted November 20, 2014
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    On the pitch: Soccer notes for 11.20.14

    A large crowd packed the stadium on the campus of Olympia High School on Nov. 13 to watch the Titans girls soccer team host rival West Orange. Each half saw the Warriors score first, only to have...

    • Posted November 20, 2014
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    Boys hoops: Panthers sprint past Lake Mary in opener – GALLERY

    ORLANDO — It was early in the third quarter and the Lake Mary Rams were showing signs of life. The Dr. Phillips Panthers boys basketball team had taken a 42- 19 lead into the half, but the...

    • Posted November 18, 2014
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