Sports News

Clermont Waterfront park run (October 12)

by Kendyl Cardwell This past weekend at the Clermont waterfront parkrun, we were happy to see many new faces coming out for the first time....

East Ridge HS Girls Cross Country Competes In Celtic Invitational

By Grant Mollett, M. Ed. East Ridge High School The East Ridge High School girls varsity cross country team traveled to Ocala to competein the Seventh...

ERHS Team Competes In the Windermere High School Invitational (October 5)

Article and pictures by Grant Mollett, M.ED East Ridge High School This morning the East Ridge High School girls cross country team competed in the Windermere...

Student Spotlight Shines On Reagan Parks

Student Spotlight by Kendyl Cardwell It might be hard to find East Ridge Senior Reagan Parks in one place. Whether it is racing through the hills...

East Ridge HS Girls Cross Country Team Compete In the Weeki Wachee Invitational...

Article and Pictures by Grant Mollett, M.ED East Ridge High School Hernando Beach, Florida: The East Ridge High School girls cross country team traveled to the...

Spawn Of The Highlanders / Back To The Future

By Linda Charlton Early in 1993, editors of the very last yearbook for the very last year of existence for Clermont High School declared "they...

30th Annual Great Floridian Triathlon Designated To Be 2020 USAT National Championship

USA Triathlon today announced that the 30th Annual Great Floridian Triathlon has been designated the 2020 USA Triathlon National Ultra-Distance Championship. An ultra-distance triathlon,...

Michael Hernandez, A Clermont Champion

  By Kevin Grogan The biggest cycling race in the world, the Tour de France, should be decided in the next few days.  But Clermont's Michael...

Gear For Multisport Rebrands As Dash-Sports And Opens Second Location in South Lake

After 13 years of empowering Clermont and the surrounding South Lake communities, Kevin and Kimberly Grogan, owners of Gear for Multisport, announce a rebrand...

Stacy Loudon Brings Passion And Excitement To The NTC

By Kevin Grogan Most locals will tell you the most upbeat coach at Clermont's National Training Center is Stacy Loudon.  Constantly on the move up...

Olympus Is Coming To The City Of Clermont

Clermont City Council approved the Olympus project at its May 14th city council meeting. What is Olympus - Olympus is one of the largest private...

Clermont Councilwoman Diane Travis Returns From Spain With A Silver Medal

Clermont Councilwoman Diane Travis recently returned from Pontevedra, Spain, where she won the silver medal in her age group at the World Triathlon's Duathlon...

It’s The Simple Life For Timothy Ettridge

By Kevin Grogan Over the past few years, I have interviewed a lot of amazing people that bring so much to our growing community.  Timothy...

Olympian Damu Cherry-Mitchell Trades Track and Field for Title Of Mom

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...

National Training Center – The Choice Of Champions

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...

Choice Of Champions Clermont Resident And PBA Hall Of Famer Norm Duke

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...

Clermont Councilwoman Diane Travis Runs In Memory Of Fellow Athlete Anne Viviani

Clermont City Councilwoman Diane Travis is known for her competitive spirit. She is, after all, a world and national champion duathlete who runs, bikes...

Leading Global Triathlon Group Announces Partnership With Visionary New Community Development

CHALLENGEFAMILY, the world’s leading global triathlon festival race series and the fastest growing mass endurance triathlon brand, announced today a strategic partnership with...

2020 Hang-Gliding World Championships Coming To Groveland

Belinda Boulter, representing the Federation Aeronautique International (FAI or World Air Sports Federation), announced today that the 2020 World Hang Gliding Championships will be...

Lake Hiawatha Preserve Disc Golf Course Is Played By Amateurs and National Champions And...

By Michelle Delaney (pictures taken at Champions Pointe Disc Golf Course in Lake Hiawatha Preserve) On a cool, crisp day in October 2015, I was introduced...

I Am In My Happy Place, No Where Would I Rather Be, Says Josephus...

submitted by Kevin Grogan In July 2016, Josephus Lyles and his older brother Noah turned professional and signed with Adidas.  They soon joined our professional sprint group, Pure...

Clermont Named One Of The Top Triathlete Destinations In The World

“Triathlete” magazine just named Clermont one of the Top 35 destinations for triathletes in the world. The coveted spot was among exotic locales, such...

Kim Couch – Director of the NTC

By Kevin Grogan - The National Training Center (NTC) is certainly the spot for Northern groups to come down for some warmer base training...

Lisa Bentley Inspires Athletes With Cystic Fibrosis

Submitted by Kevin Grogan Lisa Bentley is an 11-time Ironman Triathlon Champion; not to mention the dozens of half Ironman races she has won overall. ...
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