All posts tagged "West Orange County"

  • WGHF Ocoee Halloween-JUMBO
    From the WGHF archives 10.30.14

      Many years ago, the city of Ocoee staged an annual Halloween festival. A parade began on Taylor Street and processed across the railroad tracks, east onto McKey Street and then south on Bluford Avenue to the...

    • Posted October 30, 2014
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    West Orange boys golf focused on living in moment at states

    WINTER GARDEN — Sitting in his office on the campus of West Orange High School, first-year coach Scott Baker doesn’t seem overly concerned with any expectations that might be attributed to his program. Neither, he said, are...

    • Posted October 30, 2014
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    ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Sergio Santiago

    Since arriving at Olympia High nearly three years ago from Puerto Rico, senior Sergio Santiago has been a valuable addition to the Titans’ cross-country program. Most recently, Santiago set a personal record at the West Metro Conference...

    • Posted October 30, 2014
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    Rematches highlight Mid-Florida Pop Warner Championships

    The Ocoee Bulldogs and Dr. Phillips Panthers Pop Warner organizations will be well-represented at the Mid-Florida Pop Warner Championships this weekend at Lyman High School in Longwood. The games will take place on Saturday, Nov. 1, and...

    • Posted October 30, 2014
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    Ocoee Knights drop rivalry game to Wekiva

    Competing in the same Class 7A district continues to bring an added dimension to the Ocoee-Wekiva varsity football rivalry. The Knights and Mustangs met for the eighth time overall Thursday night – the second since the programs became 7A-4...

    • Posted October 25, 2014
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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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