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Schools, district monitoring weather conditions to keep student athletes, fans safe

Officials at Lake County Schools have not cancelled any athletic events, including Friday’s football games, despite predictions a tropical depression in the Gulf of Mexico will develop into a named storm and impact Lake and Sumter counties.

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Wednesday 08/31/2016
Local coaches', student athletes' opinions mixed on Kaepernick
Posted: August 31, 2016

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick was a budding star in the NFL just a couple of years ago.

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Tuesday 08/30/2016
Lake County trio impacting race to MLB postseason
Posted: August 30, 2016

Major League Baseball is making the turn for the home stretch.

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Monday 08/29/2016
Gators receiver Callaway cleared to play opener
Posted: August 29, 2016

Cleared of sexual assault earlier this month, Florida sophomore wide receiver Antonio Callaway has now been cleared to play in Saturday night’s opener against UMass.

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Pick Six: Blanding, Harris, Likely star for struggling teams
Posted: August 29, 2016

Nick Saban likes to tell all his four- and five-star recruits that if Alabama succeeds, all the individual accolades they crave will come with it.

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Monday's local prep scores
Posted: August 29, 2016

Boys Bowling

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Fisher hopes No. 4 Florida State's tough opener pays off
Posted: August 29, 2016

TALLAHASSEE — Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher is as anxious as everyone else to see if scheduling one of the Seminoles' toughest opponents to start the season will pay dividends.

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Kaepernick's decision to sit through anthem scrutinized
Posted: August 29, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO — From the White House to San Francisco police union headquarters and the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Colin Kaepernick's name came up Monday as his decision to sit down during the national anthem reached far beyond football.

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American Townsend inaugurates new Grandstand with near upset
Posted: August 29, 2016

NEW YORK — American qualifier Taylor Townsend nearly inaugurated the new Grandstand Stadium with an upset.

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Friday 08/26/2016
Thursday's high school roundup
Posted: August 26, 2016

VOLLEYBALL

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Preview of Friday night's high school games
Posted: August 26, 2016

COCOA SPACE COAST (0-0) at TAVARES (0-0)

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Thursday 08/25/2016
Marcel Thomas returns to area as Lake Minneola hoops coach
Posted: August 25, 2016

Marcel Thomas is back.

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Tuesday 08/23/2016
Tuesday's prep results
Posted: August 23, 2016

East Ridge got 18 kills from Stephanie Samedy on Tuesday lead the Knights to a 3-0 win against Eustis.

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Athletes with Lake County ties win 11 medals at Rio Olympics
Posted: August 23, 2016

If Lake County were an independent country, it would’ve finished in the top third in the final medal count at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

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Monday 08/22/2016
Cox helps man deep, talented defensive line for UF
Posted: August 22, 2016

Of former coach Will Muschamp’s 2012 signing class, just Bryan Cox Jr. and Marcus Maye remain.

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Monday's prep results
Posted: August 22, 2016

Boys Bowling

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Sunday 08/21/2016
Clinic helps kids learn to love lacrosse
Posted: August 21, 2016

Lake Lacrosse opened the fall season Saturday with a free clinic at the National Training Center in Clermont to introduce kids to the sport. Chris Gourdie, who founded the program 10 years ago, has seen the program grow from a small team of boys to a group of about 50 kids, with boys and girls teams and multiple age divisions.

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Saturday 08/20/2016
Preseason games serve a purpose for area teams
Posted: August 20, 2016

It was the first chance coaches around the area had to see their teams in action this fall. Preseason Kickoff Classics may mean nothing in the standings and won’t help anyone get to the playoffs, but they certainly serve a purpose.

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Tuesday 08/16/2016
NTC's Shaunae Miller wins gold in 400 meters with dramatic dive
Posted: August 16, 2016

Lake County has a gold medalist.

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Clermont to host USA Canoe/Kayak national championship in 2017
Posted: August 16, 2016

Clermont has enjoyed a reputation as a prime spot for athletes training for national competitions for a long time.

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