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Orlando to continue as host for FHSAA football state finales

Camping World Stadium in Orlando will be continue to be the home of the Florida High School Athletic Association football state championships, officials with the FHSAA announced Thursday.

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Tuesday 07/26/2016
Lightning set for final postseason push
Posted: July 26, 2016

The Leesburg Lightning may have found its postseason stride.

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Monday 07/25/2016
Leesburg sweeps Diamond Dawgs
Posted: July 25, 2016

LEESBURG — The Leesburg Lightning took two from the Winter Park Diamond Dawgs on Monday, winning 15-5 in game one and 13-9 in game two at Pat Thomas Stadium-Buddy Lowe Field.

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Former UF OB Treon Harris is transferring
Posted: July 25, 2016

Former Florida quarterback Treon Harris’ career with the Gators is over.

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Tuesday 07/19/2016
Local kickball league gives adults chance to relive playground glory
Posted: July 19, 2016

A game many adults played as elementary students during recess is going mainstream in Lake County.

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Thursday 07/14/2016
'Weekend Warriors' stay active in spite of heat
Posted: July 14, 2016

It’s hot.

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Wednesday 07/13/2016
Lightning closer Drew Peden named FCSL Pitcher of the Week
Posted: July 13, 2016

LEESBURG — When Drew Peden is on the pitcher’s mound for the Leesburg Lightning, victory is a virtual certainty.

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Tuesday 07/05/2016
Montverde Academy's Lindor is an All-Star
Posted: July 05, 2016

Francisco Lindor, the Montverde Academy phenom who has become one of the most important players for the AL Central Division-leading Cleveland Indians, was selected to the American League All-Star team Tuesday.

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Thursday 06/30/2016
Lake Minneola hosting free football camp
Posted: June 30, 2016

Lake Minneola High School football coach Walter Banks will hold a free three-day football camp for youngsters, beginning July 18 at Lake Minneola.

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Summer passing league helps local teams prepare for fall
Posted: June 30, 2016

TAVARES — Football is not something many people think about when they think of summer, particularly in Florida.

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Wednesday 06/29/2016
Montverde Academy represented in Orlando Summer Pro League
Posted: June 29, 2016

The Orlando Summer Pro League will have a Lake County flavor when it begins Saturday at the Amway Center.

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Tuesday 06/28/2016
Lightning ready to move on after on-field incident
Posted: June 28, 2016

The signs of a team in turmoil often are obvious.

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Monday 06/27/2016
Leesburg uses stellar pitching, timely hitting to dismantle Winter Garden
Posted: June 27, 2016

LEESBURG — The Leesburg Lightning scored early and often on Monday en route to a 9-0 win against Winter Garden in a Florida Collegiate Summer League game at Pat Thomas Stadium-Buddy Lowe Field.

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Mount Dora Christian sophomore commits to Miami
Posted: June 27, 2016

MOUNT DORA – When Jesiah Pierre attended the Mark Richt football camp at the University of Miami earlier this week, he was there as just another camper.

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Thursday 06/23/2016
Former Montverde Academy standout Ben Simmons taken first in NBA Draft by Philadelphia
Posted: June 23, 2016

Ben Simmons didn’t know if he would be the top pick in the NBA Draft.

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Montverde Academy grad Ben Simmons set to become top pick in NBA Draft
Posted: June 23, 2016

Montverde Academy is home to one of the nation’s top boys basketball programs.

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Wednesday 06/22/2016
Local golfers Julia Towne, Katie Holt enjoy success at state Women's Amateur
Posted: June 22, 2016

Summer is a time for vacation and relaxing.

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Lightning fall to Suns 6-0 in series finale
Posted: June 22, 2016

DELAND — The Leesburg Lightning were stifled by Matthew Gulik on Wednesday night as they dropped the series finale against the DeLand Suns (7-7), 6-0.

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Tuesday 06/21/2016
Leesburg jumps out to big lead, coasts to win against DeLand
Posted: June 21, 2016

LEESBURG — In front of a packed house at Pat Thomas Stadium-Buddy Lowe Field on Tuesday, Leesburg got back into the win column with an 8-1 victory over DeLand Suns (6-7). 

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Lightning continue to struggle, but light there may be light at the end of the tunnel
Posted: June 21, 2016

LEESBURG — At least the Leesburg Lightning avoided establishing a new worst start in franchise history.

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