| Nov 7, 2014
| 11:02 AM
When Neal Hayes and Shelby Hayes Parrish are inducted into the Winter Park High School Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday night, they will slow down and soak in how special the ceremony will be.
The longtime runners will be joined by five other Hall of...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 2:12 PM
Robby Simpson, president of the Mount Dora High School senior class, got a dose of real-world politics as he fought to save student-government associations across Lake County.
Despite the pleas of Simpson and other students who stressed the importance...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 8:32 PM
TAVARES — For hours, Lake County teachers, parents and students hurled complaints at the School Board during a Monday-night meeting that drew such a crowd that it violated the fire code of the room where it was held.
More than 250 people wearing...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 10:57 AM
The older brother has always blended easily with people. He built his career over a quarter century, meticulous step by meticulous step. He'll probably smile at you, even if he doesn't like your question.
The younger brother's talent burned hotter and to...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 8:20 PM
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Patricia Kobalski first heard the boom of an explosion Sunday afternoon. Then she saw swirling glass, insulation and smoke from a small twin-engine jet that had crashed into the front room of her home.
Kobalski ran from a back...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 9:48 AM
At first glance, Richard Abel of Poquoson is a study in contrasts.
The retired Air Force brigadier general had a military career spanning more than 25 years that included assignments from the elite hallways of the Air Force Academy to the power rings at...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 2:20 PM
Evan Moog is often asked if he prefers offense or defense. Christopher Newport's running back-turned-linebacker can speak at length about the merits and qualities of both, but his short answer goes something like this:
Whatever helps the team; whatever...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 7:25 PM
Junior attackman Jay Drapeau of Westford (Mass.) Academy has orally committed to Loyola. Over two seasons, Drapeau has posted 197 points with 145 goals and 52 assists, including 95 goals and 27 assists as a sophomore.
He earned multiple first-team all-...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 8:30 AM
At Saturday's Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association football championships at Towson University, a collection box will be set up for socks and football cleats that will be donated to children in Kenya.
The collection is being coordinated by two...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 4:45 PM
Two more local sophomores have made oral commitments to Division I men's lacrosse teams, with McDonogh midfielder Robby Black picking Notre Dame and St. Paul's goalie A.J. Barretto choosing Army.
Black earned significant minutes as a freshman, helping...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 3:02 PM
It's easy to understand why Westminster senior guard Mackenzie Murray is savoring her time on the basketball court more than many others this season.
In each of the past two seasons, Murray suffered torn anterior cruciate and medial collateral...