All posts tagged "West Orange County"

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    Windermere Prep running back Chris Granjean keeps opposing defenses honest

    WINDERMERE — Chris Granjean’s two biggest fans are thousands of miles away. After most Windermere Prep home games, when the senior running back’s teammates are greeted by their parents down on the sideline, Granjean is patient.  He...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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    PREVIEW: Legacy goes on road for big game, other Week Nine contests

    WEEK NINE GAME OF THE WEEK: Legacy Charter (5-2) at Santa Fe Catholic (3-3), 7 p.m. Although they are not eligible for the Sunshine State Athletic Conference’s playoffs, the Legacy Charter Eagles are having a strong season...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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    District-by-district analysis: Races clearer following Week Eight results

    Editor’s note: Records referenced in this article are district records unless otherwise noted. There are just three weeks remaining in the 2014 regular season, with the final games for most high-school football programs scheduled for the evening...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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    ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Wanya Mitchell

    A captain on the Ocoee boys bowling team despite being just a sophomore for the Knights, Wanya Mitchell has been a leader for the team this fall while juggling quite a schedule. Mitchell is a member of...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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  • Noah's Light Amber
    A new hope

    Amber Larkin always keeps son Noah close to her heart and has helped find a new protocol for treating pediatric brain cancer.   — The FDA has just approved the NOAH Protocol for children whose parents have...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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  • Old Times 10.23.14

      70 years ago  In view of the encouraging increase of 29% in total membership of the Central Florida Council, Boy Scouts of America, 85 scouts attended the Scouters’ Roundup at Camp Wewa. They accepted a challenge...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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    GAME FILM: D.P., Ocoee square off in fall hoops action

    The first day of practice for the 2014-15 boys basketball season is Monday, Oct. 27, but don’t think local programs are twiddling their thumbs in the meantime. Several teams are participating in a recreation league put on...

    • Posted October 19, 2014
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    Saturday Morning Quarterback: Week Eight report

    Scores and notes from this week’s high school football action: Week Eight Game of the Week: West Orange 48, Olympia 7 State-ranked West Orange High School retained the picket fence trophy with Friday’s 48-7 victory over host...

    • Posted October 18, 2014
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    CFCA football clinches playoff berth

    OVIEDO – Michael Bonneville escaped a Gatorade bath for as long as he could last Friday. But, it was inevitable that Central Florida Christian Academy’s first-year varsity football coach would receive the ceremonial splash following the Eagles’...

    • Posted October 16, 2014
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    SIDELINE SCENE: Knights trending in right direction with four games to play

    OCOEE — In the roughly five minutes it took West Orange to go up 35-0 over Cypress Creek, I found some time between Warrior touchdowns to check Twitter on my phone.  The plan all along had been...

    • Posted October 16, 2014
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