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Saturday, June 12, 2021

football

Fred Anderson named football coach at First Academy-Leesburg

Fred Anderson named football coach at First Academy-Leesburg

First Academy-Leesburg has appointed Fred Anderson as the fourth head football coach in program history. Fred, 46, served as defensive coordinator the previous two years and is a full-time math teacher at the academy. He has 19 years of coaching experience,…
Football Friday

Football Friday

Umatilla and Tavares have bye weeks, but several games tonight feature key matchups between teams from Lake and Sumter counties. 7 p.m. The Villages Charter at Crystal River 7 p.m. South Lake at Eustis 7 p.m. Williston at Wildwood 7:30…
High school football takes center stage

High school football takes center stage

An exciting slate of games is in store for local high school football teams. Get out and support your home team. 7pm. Eustis at Mount Dora 7 p.m. Bishop Moore at Tavares 7 p.m. Tenoroc (Lakeland) at Umatilla 7 p.m.…
VHS football team learns from first playoff game

VHS football team learns from first playoff game

  The Villages High School football team ended its season with a nearly perfect record on Nov. 23 when they bowed to Dunnellon in their first loss this year. It was the second game of the post-season in the Region…
Combs’ Corner: A trip down football’s memory lane

Combs’ Corner: A trip down football’s memory lane

Since 2006, the Southeastern Conference has flexed its mighty muscle on the world of college football. These stats tell it all. SEC teams have won nine of the past 12 national championships. Between 2006 and 2012, the conference won seven…
Combs’ Corner: Friday Night Lights

Combs’ Corner: Friday Night Lights

It has been a long, hot summer. You’ve had your fill of television reruns and political advertisements. You “x” out another day on your calendar to remind yourself that we’re inching closer to the much-anticipated season opener. You’re craving—literally starving—for…

Potluck fun 

Cooler temperatures, football games, church socials, and approaching holidays can make potluck gatherings an enjoyable way to socialize with friends. Instead of slaving over the stove to make a potluck dish, consider asking your guests to bring a carry-out order…
Raising the bar for sports fans

Raising the bar for sports fans

A wonderful season of football is on tap at various Lake and Sumter county sports bars. It’s the first day of the NFL season. Fans are lining up before the game so they can get inside and watch their beloved…
Pigskin glory

Pigskin glory

Former NFL punter Larry Seiple gets a kick out of sharing his favorite football memory. The position of punter receives little glory. Unless, of course, you’re Villages resident Larry Seiple, whose heroic play is forever etched in the memories of…
Outstanding student: Schuyler Purdy

Outstanding student: Schuyler Purdy

Age: 18 // SENIOR AT TAVARES HIGH SCHOOL How does it feel to have Yale offer you a football scholarship? It’s pretty humbling, to be honest. I never really thought that a school like Yale would be interested in me.…
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