Archive for the Category ‘Sports’

Lake Nona High School Update 9/8/10

Lake Nona High School Update 9/8/10

Congratulations to the Lake Nona Boys Golf team who defeated Central Florida Christian Academy on Wednesday, 180 to 234. Once again, Ryan Stovash and Bo Hyltin led the Lions with the low scores of the round. Stovash had a match low 36 and Hyltin added a 41. The win brings the boys’ overall record to [...]

Lake Nona boys golf coach diagnosed with cancer

Lake Nona boys golf coach diagnosed with cancer

Second-year Lake Nona boys golf coach Justin Johnson was thinking about more than his team’s stroke average when the Lions opened their 2010 season last week against Bishop Moore. Johnson, 28, was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in July and has since undergone two of a scheduled four chemotherapy treatments. Despite the diagnosis, Johnson said his [...]

Josh Sullivan, Matt Mendez give Lake Nona’s Kevin Sousa reliable targets

Josh Sullivan, Matt Mendez give Lake Nona’s Kevin Sousa reliable targets

Josh Sullivan and Matt Mendez have good reason to be looking forward to their senior season at Lake Nona High. Lake Nona’s first year of existence was last season. This year was the first time the players were able to go through spring practices, and the familiarity they have with one another will be quite [...]

The Open 2010: Ian Poulter still all about business despite enjoying American high life

The Open 2010: Ian Poulter still all about business despite enjoying American high life

Ian Poulter, Justin Rose and Ross Fisher all live on the same gated estate in Orlando. But Poulter, extolling the virtues of his transatlantic lifestyle in the very Home Counties setting of Woburn, would not have it any other way. “It’s European,” he says of the exclusive Lake Nona suburb he is happy to call [...]

Nemours Report – Summer Sport Training for Your Young Star

Nemours Report – Summer Sport Training for Your Young Star

By: Kevin Neal, M.D. Summertime means long days and plenty of time to play outdoors. Many coaches also take advantage of this time to get their teams ready for the fall season. With some 30 million school-aged children taking part in organized sports, injuries are inevitable. In fact, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics [...]

Varsity Good Guy: Lake Nona catcher Evan Rivera doesn’t help out just behind the plate

Varsity Good Guy: Lake Nona catcher Evan Rivera doesn’t help out just behind the plate

It isn’t surprising when Eddie Rivera, the father of Lake Nona catcher Evan Rivera, says he is his son’s biggest fan. After all, almost every father thinks his child is special. But in Evan’s case, Eddie has a right to be proud. In an e-mail, Eddie detailed his son’s involvement as president of the school’s [...]

Lake Nona Track and Field

Lake Nona Track and Field

Congratulations to members of the Lake Nona HS Track and Field team that qualified for the 2010 FHSAA Class 2A Finals: Boys’ 4×800 relay team- Manny Gonzalez, Joey Loyack, George Velez and Angelo Peralta Lauren Heitz- Won the Regional title in the Shot Put and also qualified in 3rd in the discus The Finals will [...]

Lake Nona Girls Tennis

Lake Nona Girls Tennis

Congratulations to the Lake Nona HS Girls Tennis team, who won their regional match vs. Lake Highland Prep 4-3. The Lady Lions overcame 3 previous losses to the Highlanders this year (including one in the district tournament last week), to qualify for the state tournament. The FHSAA finals will be held next Monday-Wednesday, April 26-28, [...]

LNHS Sports Update – 4/15/10

LNHS Sports Update – 4/15/10

It was a long day for the Lake Nona Boys and Girls Track team at the district meet (11:00 am – 9:30 pm) but the results were well worth the wait. The girls got things started with a 7th place finish in the 4 x 800 relay with Mariah Espinal, Zaidy Velez, Nancy Polanco and [...]

LNHS Sports Update – April 14, 2010

LNHS Sports Update – April 14, 2010

Congratulations to the Lake Nona Girls Tennis team, led by Coaches Kelvin Rivera and Luis Estrada (of Lake Nona Country Club), for their 2nd place finish at the 2010 FHSAA Class 2A District 7 tournament. The ladies participated in 5 out of the 7 final matches. Gabriela Winter and Constanza Trimarchi won their matches in [...]