Last Build Date: Thu, 29 Sep 2016 22:11:08 -0400Copyright: ©2016 Orlando Sentinel
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 12:19:00 PDT
It didn’t take long for the Cleveland Indians to see the potential in former Boone High School standout Cody Allen.
Nearly a year after signing his first professional contract, Allen made his major league pitching debut in the fourth inning on July 20, 2012 against the Baltimore Orioles.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 11:51:00 PDT
Amorie Archibald is flourishing at Deltona Trinity Christian, both as a football player and as a person.
Last year the dual-threat senior seized the chance to move from wide receiver to quarterback when the starter showed up late for a practice midway through the season.
He’s kept a tight grip...
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 12:02:00 PDT
When Dr. Phillips junior Tanner Ingle isn’t scoring big in the classroom he’s tallying points for the Panthers on the football field.
Through the first three games of the season Ingle has scored four touchdowns three different ways while lining up as a defensive back and return specialist.
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 06:37:00 PDT
The football rivalry between Evans and Jones returns to familiar surroundings this week.
On Thursday night the “Soul Bowl” will be played under the bright lights of Camping World Stadium – formerly known as the Citrus Bowl – for the first time since a 2009 Saturday morning game.
This time around...
Fri, 9 Sep 2016 15:00:00 PDT
With his Timber Creek team holding a one-score lead late in the first quarter, M.J. Jarrell picked up his own fumble passed to his own quarterback, Brandon Garcia, for an 11-yard touchdown on a busted play turned good for the Wolves. That busted play helped propel No. 12 Timber Creek (2-1) to a...
Fri, 9 Sep 2016 21:28:00 PDT
No. 8 Winter Park (2-1) opened with a big first quarter and coasted to a 46-13 victory at Freedom (0-2).
The Wildcats jumped out to a 22-0 lead behind Jordan Pouncey’s long touchdown run and strong special teams play that set their offense up with choice field position.
Pouncey added a 95-yard...
Fri, 9 Sep 2016 14:52:00 PDT
Boone (1-2) picked up its first win of the season with a 27-0 shutout victory over visiting Lyman (1-2) on Friday night.
Braves quarterback Jaxsen Anagnostis threw for 245 yards and two touchdowns, extending his season stats to 650 passing yards and 7 touchdowns.
The Boone offense controlled the...
Fri, 9 Sep 2016 21:25:00 PDT
Oak Ridge (1-2) got stout play by its defense and rallied to post its first win 24-13 over Evans (2-1).
With three seconds left of the first half, with Oak Ridge down by three, senior Anthony Miranda picked up a fumble and returned it 75 yards for a touchdown to put the Pioneers up 10-6.
Fri, 9 Sep 2016 21:23:00 PDT
Dr. Phillips coach Rodney Wells has seen a lot in his time with the Panthers, both as a coach and a player. But even he said what he is seeing from cornerback Tanner Ingle he has never seen before.Ingle returned an interception for a touchdown for the second straight week -- this one from 100-plus...
Fri, 9 Sep 2016 21:16:00 PDT
Cody Veal passed for 364 yards and four touchdowns and Lake Howell stayed unbeaten with a 56-42 home win over Winter Springs in the Tuscawilla Tussle.
The teams combined for 976 yards of total offense and 14 touchdowns.
Tyson Stephenson had 107 yards rushing and two touchdowns for the Silver Hawks,...
Fri, 9 Sep 2016 21:24:00 PDT
KISSIMMEE – Jakobe Thomas ran for 114 yards and one touchdown Friday to help Sentinel Super 16 No. 5 Osceola beat Kissimmee rival, Liberty, 34-13.
TayQuan Pinellas ran for two touchdowns and Da’Nas Pinellas also ran for a score for Osceola (3-0), which is, ranked No. 2 in the AP Class 8A state...
Fri, 9 Sep 2016 21:19:00 PDT
It was a night of firsts at Edgewater’s Frank Lough Field.
The first coaching matchup between two ex-Florida Gators who had played on NCAA championship teams and gone on to pro ball.
The first time that no punters were used by either side, unless you count Eagles QB Robert Harvey’s five quick...
Fri, 9 Sep 2016 21:27:00 PDT
DAYTONA BEACH – Caught in a trap game, Mainland used big plays early to hold out before Denzel Houston regained form to lead the Bucs to a 41-16 victory over Flagler Palm Coast Friday night at Municipal Stadium.
Back in action quickly after a Monday game at Bartram Trail , the Bucs (3-0) had three...
Fri, 9 Sep 2016 21:21:00 PDT
OVIEDO – Tavis Thompson ran for 68 yards and two touchdowns and Hagerty’s defense held off a late charge by Oviedo to escape with a 17-10 victory Friday night at Sam Momary Stadium.
In snapping the Lions’ five-game winning streak in the series and capturing the City of Oviedo Football Challenge...
Fri, 9 Sep 2016 21:13:00 PDT
Lorenzo Lingard set the tone early with an 87-yard touchdown run to start the game but the man of the night for Orange City University was quarterback Cody Braden. The junior threw for 204 yards on 11-of-19 passing and led University to a 38–33 upset of Bishop Moore in a clash of Sentinel Super...
Wed, 7 Sep 2016 17:52:00 PDT
Oviedo's girls bowling team eclipsed its previous single-game school scoring record by one pin with a 1,047 team total in a victory at Airport Lanes in Sanford on Wednesday.
The Lions scorers were Katelyn Jones with a 259 game, Shauna Rodgers at 234, Emma Miksa at 215, Amelia Vasquez 182, and Karina...
Wed, 31 Aug 2016 13:44:00 PDT
Kissimmee Liberty’s Markenzy Pierre opened the regular season in a major way last week.
The senior running back ran for six touchdowns and two 2-point conversions Friday in a 46-19 win at Lakeland Tenoroc.
Pierre, who led the area in rushing yards and tied for most TDs among area players from large...
Tue, 30 Aug 2016 09:32:00 PDT
Seniors Blaze Alldredge and Chris Knight came up huge in the final minutes Friday to help Celebration overcome a nine-point deficit in their season opener at Disney.
The Storm scored two touchdowns with little more than two minutes to play to pull out a 28-23 win over Gulliver Prep at ESPN’s Wide...
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 11:15:00 PDT
With the return of football season comes the camaraderie of the Orlando Touchdown Club.
Gathering every two weeks at The Tap Room at Dubsdread in Winter Park, the first meeting of 2016 takes place Monday with guest speaker Mike Bianchi, Orlando Sentinel columnist and “Open Mike” host on 96.9 The...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 12:58:00 PDT
While their peers push pencils and flip through textbooks in anticipation for Friday night lights, Colonial will be the first to run onto the field this season under the bright Florida sun.
The Grenadiers officially get the 2016 football campaign underway Thursday at 12 p.m. at Disney’s ESPN Wide...
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 10:56:00 PDT
A loaded senior class at Sanford Seminole has had an entire offseason to imagine what could’ve been a year ago.
“It was tough because if one or two plays change, we’re in the playoffs,” said Seminole quarterback Kaylan Wiggins on the eve of preseason practices.
Seminole suffered close district...
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 22:02:00 PDT
OCOEE – If Bishop Moore was undecided on who should lead the way at quarterback during the upcoming season, Friday’s Kickoff Classic isn’t likely to sway many minds.
While the defending Class 5A state champions found success with its run game on the road at Ocoee in a 33-19 preseason win, the up-and-coming...
Tue, 9 Aug 2016 16:10:00 PDT
Much has changed on the football field at Lake Brantley. At least on the surface.
Despite the retirement of George Clayton and the graduation of key players from a team that won 11 straight last year before losing in the second round of the playoffs, senior fullback Trace Christian entered the...
Fri, 12 Aug 2016 21:00:00 PDT
Marvin Bracy enters the 2016 Rio Olympic Games as the third-fastest man in America. That doesn't sit too well with the Orlando-born sprinter.
"It doesn't sound like the first," Bracy responded when asked how his title sounds.
Since his days of running around the track at Boone High School, Bracy...
Wed, 3 Aug 2016 14:17:00 PDT
As part of the Orlando Sentinel's 2016 High School Football Varsity Media Day, we decided to ask players in attendance what their presidential choice would be in the upcoming November election.
Several of the players participating will be voting in the election, which pits Democratic candidate...