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PDQ Review

Cole Jasper

December 14, 2017

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A few months ago, the chicken based fast food chain was brought to Lake Nona. PDQ offers a diverse menu consisting of chicken nuggets, sandwiches, tenders, milkshakes and more. A competitor to Chick Fil- A and other fast food chains, PDQ has the aspects to compete with these larger names. The star of PDQ’s menu has to be ...

Anthony Manning Commits to Wake Forest

Cole Jasper

December 14, 2017

Filed under Community, Sports

    One of the most underrated high school athletes in Central Florida has committed to Wake Forest University. Our very own Lake Nona Lion,  Anthony Manning had a breakout season for Nona as he was a huge part of their passing attack, hauling in 66 catches for 1,053 yards and 14 touchdowns.  Manning wa...

Kaka’s farewell

December 11, 2017

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Ricardo Kaka has been a midfielder for Orlando city since 2014. Kaka brought a ton of attention to the franchise and really helped the start of the Lions. Kaka made a statement that futbol is no longer fun. At age 35, he also talks about his body feeling pain after every match. The former Ballon d’Or winner was a three-time MLS All-Star an...

Coach Lou Holtz

Coach Lou Holtz

December 8, 2017

With the new Fischer House at the Veteran’s Hospital set to open in January or February of 2018, final...

UF Raises Funds for Breast Cancer

UF Raises Funds for Breast Cancer

December 8, 2017

On Oct. 24, the University Of Florida College Of Pharmacy in Lake Nona held its annual Breast Cancer...

Florida Gators new head coach

December 8, 2017

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The Florida Gators hired Mississippi State  Head coach Dan Mullen.  Dan Mullen was the coach of the Bulldogs for 9 seasons. Before getting his head coaching job at MSU, he was the offensive coordinator of the Florida Gators. Mullen had remarkable success at UF, with developing Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow and also won t...

Jimbo Fisher to Texas A&M

December 8, 2017

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Florida State Seminoles coach Jimbo Fisher has resigned and agreed to become the Texas A&M Aggies head coach.  He signed a huge contract (10 year - 75 million) deal. This was a key part of Fisher leaving the Seminoles as athletic director Stan Wilcox said they couldn't match. Fisher has a head coaching record of 83-23 a...

Growing Lake Nona

December 8, 2017

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Day by day Lake Nona is expanding, from neighborhoods, restaurants and shops, more and more establishments are being built in the area. Recently, establishments like TJmaxx and Pollo Tropical were built but Lake Nona isn't done yet. Autozone , Culver's, Keriniver Chiropractic Health, and Urban Hibachi are set to be built in ...

Tough Things to Talk About: Puerto Rico

Tough Things to Talk About: Puerto Rico

December 1, 2017

  Hurricane IRMA was already bad enough, but since Hurricane Maria came through, Puerto Rico...

The Artist: Juanita Granados

The Artist: Juanita Granados

December 1, 2017

Juanita Granados is an artist from Bogota, Colombia that moved to Lake Nona about two years ago. She...

New Lake Nona Waterpark!!

December 1, 2017

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Lake Nona is announced to be home to a new water sports park.  There are 3 attractions that make up Nona Adventure Park.  One attraction is the world’s first solar powered ski and wakeboard cable system. With cable speeds up to 36 miles per hour, this attraction offers two courses , A 2,500 foot, more advanced track and a...

Will Scott Frost leave UCF?

Cole Jasper

December 1, 2017

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As you may be aware, rumors about Scott Frost leaving UCF is getting more and more real by the day. Scott Frost has been coaching since 2002, but really got his notice from being the offensive coordinator of the Oregon Ducks.  After Kelly’s departure and Helfrich being promoted as Head Coach, Frost was promoted as Offensive...

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