Foundation Academy linebacker Riley Thomas (No. 62, far left) is named Week 5 Defensive Player of the Week by the Orlando Touchdown Club.
The Windermere Wildfire ‘00 softball team takes home top honors in the 10 under division from the National Softball Association Ultimate Border Wars tournament held at West Orange Girls Club. Congratulations to (front, l. to r.) Kaitlyn Kittleson, Tori Phillips, Grace Gregorie, Lauren Evans, Megan VanGerena, Grace Turner, (middle, l. to r.) Erin Rogers, Kaitlyn Cozart, Erin Welsh, Shelby Blandford, Casey Heinle, (back, l. to r.) coach Rob Turner, manager Jay Welsh, and coaches Richard Gregorie and Rick Evans.
The OTown Wolves basbeall team places first in the 12-under division at the U.S. Specialty Sports Association Mizuno Challenge NIT tournament. Congratulations to (front, l. to r.) T.J. Kendall, DeAndre Shelton, Doug Nikhazy, Austin Vetter, Chase Victor, (middle, l. to r.) Carson Schlegel, John Segrest, Chase Nowicki, Zach Conner, Jordan Kaplan, R.J. Diaz; (back, l. to r.) and coaches Joe Vetter, Harry Shelton and Kevin Nowicki.
Cancer survivor Kathy Stroker (center) and her friends Mary Rispoli (left) and Eveleen Babich of Keene’s Pointe attend Golden Bear Club at Keene’s Pointe’s second annual golf tournament to benefit Women Playing For T.I.M.E.
Congratulations to the following Orlando Area Rowing Society teams that placed first in the First Coast Head Race, an annual regatta held on the St. Johns and Arlington rivers in Jacksonville: women’s varsity 8, men’s varsity 4, men’s lightweight 4, men’s novice 4, women’s varsity 4, women’s 2X (Alyssa Connell and Maddie Lewis), and men’s 1X. Kudos also to the teams that placed second: women’s novice 8, women’s lightweight 4, women’s novice 4 and women’s 2X (Kendal Ludewig and Alli Rippe).
The Wildfire ‘98 fast pitch softball team placed first in the Never Forget tournament that was held in Ocala as a tribute to the 10th anniversary of the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001. The girls played up to the 14-under division for the first time and went undefeated, with wins against teams from Daytona Beach, Ocala and Dunnellon.
As part of Patriot Golf Day, golfers from six local courses raised more than $3,100 for the Folds of Honor Foundation, which provides postsecondary scholarships for children and spouses of military servicemen and servicewomen killed or disabled while serving in the U.S. military. Players from Celebration Golf Club, Golden Bear Club at Keene’s Pointe, Kings Ridge Golf Club, Legends Golf and Country Club, Stoneybrook West Golf Club, and Eagle Creek Golf Club contributed to the drive.
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