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Second Aktion Club forms in Lake County
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 08:26:41 -0800
MINNEOLA — Nearly 70 developmentally-disabled adults and their supporters met recently to form Lake County's second Aktion Club, a Kiwanis-sponsored service organization that helps its members learn leadership skills while contributing to the community.
Miami Norland wins boys 6-A title
Sat, 01 Mar 2014 13:23:37 -0800
LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) - Tyrell Williams had 11 points, 16 rebounds and five blocks as Miami Norland pulled away late to defeat Lake Minneola, 60-44, in the Florida Class 6A boys state championship game on Saturday. It was the third consecutive championship for Norland (31-5) and the Vikings ...
Olympic opening ceremony features glitch, goodwill, dazzle
Fri, 07 Feb 2014 19:51:57 -0800
SOCHI, Russia -- Russia's Winter Games got off to a shaky start on Friday when one of the five Olympic rings failed, but ballet dancers, stirring music and huge mechanical props tracing the host nation's history propelled the opening ceremony forward.
If state tournament is leaving, Lakeland went out with bang
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 20:38:34 -0800
Four titles, three OT classics, and another show-stopping performance by Joel Berry stand out from FHSAA finals Last week may have marked the last of state boys basketball in Lakeland, the tourney host in 33 of the past 38 seasons.
Lake schools wants auditors to unravel how it broke class-size law
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 13:05:52 -0800
School district wants to spend no more than $20,000 for auditors to exam class-size controversy The Lake County school district is looking to spend up to $20,000 to look into circumstances surrounding a class-size violation controversy that erupted in January.
Jernigan shines at Elite Classic
Sat, 08 Mar 2014 19:22:52 -0800
Lake Highland Prep was the launching pad for spectacular speed on Saturday.
Russian Winter Games open amid security scares, arrests
Fri, 07 Feb 2014 08:22:20 -0800
SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - Russia's Winter Olympics got underway on Friday with a grandiose opening ceremony watched by President Vladimir Putin, who will be keen to calm fears of militant attacks and move on from a row over gay rights that has marred the buildup to the Games.
Man tries to jump fence at White House, sparking lockdown
Fri, 07 Feb 2014 13:38:34 -0800
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A man with two suspicious bags attempted to climb a White House fence on Friday before being apprehended, leading to a security lockdown of the White House grounds.
DC ON DUNK CITY: FGCU recruit Zach Johnson finishes high school career on top
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 10:10:00 -0800
FGCU signee Zach Johnson, a 6-foot-2, 180-pound guard with excellent strength, vision and slashing ability, led Miami-Norland to its third straight state title Saturday afternoon in The Lakeland Center.
State boys basketball semifinals involving area teams
Tue, 25 Feb 2014 13:08:54 -0800
Winter Park, Evans, Oviedo, Lake Minneola, Lake Highland and Orlando Christian Prep are in state tournament field A closer look at the state boys basketball semifinals involving Sentinel coverage-area teams. The state tournament will run Tuesday through Saturday in Lakeland: