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Anthony Manning Commits to Wake Forest

Cole Jasper

December 14, 2017

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    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...

Final College Football Playoff Rankings

Cole Jasper

December 12, 2017

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In college football, conference championships were played and the top 4 teams for the college football playoff were released.   The Clemson Tigers - led by Kelly Bryant the Tigers look to repeat as they chase their 3rd national title in school history.  After winning the ACC championship against a good Miami te...

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...

Close game against Boone

Close game against Boone

December 11, 2017

Lake Nona took on the Boone Braves in a close game with an ending score of 42-34 this past Friday taking...

Lacrosse szn coming up: the history

Jordyn Allende, Writer

December 11, 2017

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The game of lacrosse has been around longer than any of us can imagine. According to USLacrosse it "was one of many varieties of indigenous stickball games being played by American Indians at the time of European contact." Early reports of lacrosse were in the 1630s, played by missionaries such as French Jesuit and English explorers. "The...

Girls Basketball Results: December 5-7

Girls Basketball Results: December 5-7

December 11, 2017

The girls basketball team took on University High School on Tuesday December 5. Both JV and Varsity went to ...

Girls Basketball Spotlight: Stephanie Towle

Girls Basketball Spotlight: Stephanie Towle

December 8, 2017

This week the girls basketball team had two games. The Lady Lions will start the week off with an away...

Lacrosse szn coming up: conditioning

Lacrosse szn coming up: conditioning

December 8, 2017

Lacrosse season is coming up for the boys and girls team. With ten months in between the end of the season...

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...

How will Curry’s absence affect the Warriors?

December 8, 2017

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Golden State Warriors star point guard Steph Curry was carted off the court with a ankle injury on Monday night’s 125-115 win over the New Orleans Pelicans. Curry has had his share of injuries throughout his career. Curry attempted to make a steal and twisted his ankle badly in the last minute of the game.  Majority of Curr...

Boys basketball loses to University

Boys basketball loses to University

December 8, 2017

The Lions lost to the University Cougars with a finishing score of 47-65 on Wednesday, December 6. This...

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