All posts tagged "winter garden"

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    Boys soccer: WO, Olympia battle to 1-1 draw

    WINTER GARDEN — A pair of first half goals was the extend of the scoring on Thursday night as area boys soccer rivals Olympia and West Orange battled to a 1-1 draw. Anthony Schultes scored for the...

    • Posted November 20, 2014
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  • 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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  • 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...

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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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    Lakeview grows hydroponic garden

    WINTER GARDEN — Construction of a hydroponic garden has been underway for about a month at Lakeview Middle School in Winder Garden. A hydroponic garden relies on water cycles between a fish tank and the piping that...

    • Posted November 20, 2014
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    Cops Corner 11.20.14

    OAKLAND NOV. 6 HIT-AND-RUN Intersection of Tubb Street and Oakland Avenue. Hit-and-run. Around 11 a.m., a complainant flagged down an officer. The complainant said a white male had rear-ended her business vehicle at a stop sign with...

    • Posted November 20, 2014
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    Foundation football ends season in regional playoffs

    The Foundation Academy Lions saw their appearance in the FHSAA Class 2A State Playoffs come to an abrupt close Nov. 14. The Lions could not keep pace with the host Warner Christian Eagles in the regional semifinals,...

    • 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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  • Perhaps even Wonder Woman will be among the many heroes at WonderFest.
    Ocoee man organizes first Winter Garden comic convention

    After the Lasso of Truth ensnared Scott Schlazer in his evil lair, he confessed he planned to bring the Orlando comic scene to Winter Garden next month, in the first convention he would organize. Winter Garden WonderFest,...

    • Posted November 20, 2014
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