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Lesson learned? McElwain notes 'sense of hurt' after loss

In a losing locker room Saturday night in Knoxville, Florida coach Jim McElwain saw some positive signs.

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Tuesday 09/27/2016
FHSAA approves new playoff format
Posted: September 27, 2016

Next year’s Florida High School Athletic Association football playoff format will be different from anything prep fans in the state have ever seen.

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Monday 09/26/2016
LeBron will stand for anthem, says 'scary' to be parent now
Posted: September 26, 2016

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — LeBron James has been horrified at the videos of police shootings and violence he's seen over the past few months. Like many Americans, he's anxious for change.

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Palmer's impact: Grand Slam, endorsements, TV, private jets
Posted: September 26, 2016

CHASKA, Minn. — Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods and Jordan Spieth all chased the Grand Slam, golf's holy grail of winning all four majors in one year.

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Mourning Marlins begin to move on without Fernandez
Posted: September 26, 2016

MIAMI — The atmosphere was funereal at Marlins Park three hours before the first pitch Monday, with players going through their pregame stretching in eerie silence, the customary hijinks and laughter sadly missing.

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Pat Riley says Chris Bosh likely played last game with Heat
Posted: September 26, 2016

MIAMI — Chris Bosh has almost certainly played his final game for Miami, with the All-Star forward's latest health setback convincing the Heat that his plan to play again is no longer feasible.

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Montverde's Cardwell racing past the competition
Posted: September 26, 2016

Kendyl Cardwell does whatever it takes to succeed. The Montverde Academy eighth-grader will go on long runs by herself and she’ll get a group of her teammates to run with her.

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Sunday 09/25/2016
Column: There's plenty to like about Friday night
Posted: September 25, 2016

I love Friday nights in the fall.

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Saturday 09/24/2016
First Academy-Leesburg wins Lake County Cup
Posted: September 24, 2016

Ethan Orobitg shot a round of 79 to lead First Academy of Leesburg to a 33-shot victory in the Lake County Cup at Harbor Hills on Saturday. Justin Rickerson of Eustis took medalist honors with a round of 75.

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High school sports roundup from Friday
Posted: September 24, 2016

FOOTBALL

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Thursday 09/22/2016
Lake Minneola grad Alex Mendoza named PoW in American Athletic Conference
Posted: September 22, 2016

Alex Mendoza has always been a beast on the volleyball court.

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Wednesday 09/21/2016
FHSAA close to voting on new football playoff format
Posted: September 21, 2016

The Florida High School Athletic Association is poised to change its playoff format for all classifications as early as the 2017 season.

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Tuesday 09/20/2016
High school football playoff picture beginning to take shape
Posted: September 20, 2016

Some area high school football teams will hit the midway point of the season this week.

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Monday 09/19/2016
Appleby to lead Gators with Del Rio on mend
Posted: September 19, 2016

GAINESVILLE — The official word from Florida coach Jim McElwain on Luke Del Rio is that the sophomore quarterback has an injured leg and will not play against Tennessee on Saturday.

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Friday 09/16/2016
How local football teams fared Friday
Posted: September 16, 2016

A rivalry game between East Ridge and South Lake turned into a lopsided affair early when East Ridge quarterback BeSean McCray connected with David Shannon on the first play of the game for a 65 yard touchdown strike.

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District play presents new challenges, opportunities
Posted: September 16, 2016

For many high school programs, the season begins in earnest this week.

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Previews of Friday's high school football games
Posted: September 16, 2016

EUSTIS (2-1) at TAVARES (1-1)

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Thursday 09/15/2016
Thursday's high school sports roundup
Posted: September 15, 2016

VOLLEYBALL

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Lake, Sumter prep volleyball on the rise
Posted: September 15, 2016

Volleyball in Lake and Sumter counties is on the rise.

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East Ridge's Samedy is one of the nation's best players
Posted: September 15, 2016

CLERMONT — Stephanie Samedy is good.

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