Twelve-year-old Brayden Bates recently competed in the 2019 USA Gymnastics Men’s Region 8 Championships in Alachua, FL April 5-7.  At the competition, the life-long south Lake athlete placed 1st on P. Bars, and 1st on Rings.  Though falling short of winning state and...
Sheila Davis had an eye-opening experience and wants to share it. Submitted by Sheila Davis I arrived in Clermont on the first of January to visit my parents.  My dad, George Snyder, decided that I should learn Shuffleboard, the game he...
South Lake Wellness and Injury Center celebrated the opening of its new office with a ribbon cutting officiated by the South Lake Chamber of Commerce.  Family and friends were at the office to welcome Dr. Peter Brockman, his wife...
by Kevin Grogan One of the first Track and Field Olympians to put Clermont on the map was certainly Damu Cherry-Mitchell. The world-class hurdler spent many hours grinding away and perfecting her trade at the National Training Center track leading...
Clermont City Council Member Diane Travis will soon be on her way to the 2019 USA Duathlon National Championship – run, bike, run -- in Greenville, SC, on April 13. Following that, she will compete at the ITU World...
by Kevin Grogan Lance Brauman, the high profile coach behind what is arguably the very best sprint group in the World, calls South Lake home. For a decade, the Adidas Pure Athletics Professional Track Group has trained out of the National...
Submitted by Phil MacHarg A month shy of his 55th birthday, PBA Hall of Famer Norm Duke of Clermont defeated top qualifier Jason Belmonte of Australia, 237-219, to win his 39th PBA Tour title in the Go Bowling! PBA Indianapolis...
Francisco Lindor, 2011 Montverde Academy alumnus and All-Star MLB shortstop for the Cleveland Indians, presented the Eagles boys’ varsity baseball team with a variety of items in partnership with his sponsor, New Balance. The baseball season is gearing up and...
By Grant Mollett, M.Ed. East Ridge High School On Wednesday, February 6, schools around the country had athletes participate in National Signing Day ceremonies.  For student-athletes to sign a national letter of intent is both a day of celebration, but also...
Clermont City Councilwoman Diane Travis is known for her competitive spirit. She is, after all, a world and national champion duathlete who runs, bikes and runs. But this year, Travis is bringing a special dedication to her sport. That’s...
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