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  1. Deputies: Georgia woman brings gun to Eustis High School  WFTV Orlando
  2. Woman arrested at Eustis High with handgun  Daily Commercial
  3. School deputy takes down woman with gun at Eustis High, officials say  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando
  4. Woman with gun confronted in parking lot at Eustis High School, officials say  WESH 2 Orlando
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Eustis High baseball coach David Lee dies at 55 — 'He touched so many lives'  Orlando Sentinel

Eustis High School baseball coach David Lee died Thursday. He was 55.



Woman with gun at Eustis High is convicted felon  Daily Commercial

EUSTIS — The woman who was charged Monday with trying to take a gun into Eustis High School had just minutes before attacked a student and threatened to ...



Instagram post invokes KKK, appears to threaten Eustis high school basketball players  WFTV Orlando

Deputies are investigating an Instagram post with KKK imagery that claimed to hate “all black people” from the school basketball team.



Eustis baseball coach David Lee passes at 55  Daily Commercial

EUSTIS — Longtime Eustis High School baseball coach David Lee died late Thursday night at Shands Hospital at the University of Florida in Gainesville, ...



Eustis allows rare run but breezes past South Sumter  Daily Commercial

EUSTIS — Overpowering.That's what the Eustis High School softball team been this season, winning its first 12 games of the season, 11 by shutouts.And even ...



Talented Eustis senior class bows out in playoff loss  Daily Commercial

EUSTIS — It wasn't supposed to end this early.Considering how the Eustis High School softball team rolled through its regular season schedule, many had ...



Leesburg Lightning open season with high hopes  Daily Commercial

LEESBURG — Rich Billings is cautiously optimistic.Then again, he is every year.Entering his fifth season as Leesburg Lightning manager, Billings is coming off ...



Eustis Mike Hay pulls double coaching duties for Panthers  Daily Commercial

EUSTIS — Mike Hay was full of mixed emotions on Friday afternoon.For starters, the Eustis High School football coach was hoping to see his team perform well ...



Eustis dedicates diamond, scoreboard to late coach Lee  Daily Commercial

EUSTIS — David Lee didn't invent the game of baseball, nor did he bring the sport to Eustis High School.For many in the Panther Nation, however, it seems that ...



Eustis baseball coach Lee too sick for heart transplant  Daily Commercial

EUSTIS — Longtime Eustis High School baseball coach David Lee underwent the first of two surgeries on Friday that family members hope will improve his ...



Eustis beats Leesburg 8-0 behind pair of hat tricks  Daily Commercial

LEESBURG — Eustis High School girls soccer coach Benito Baca believes that solid passing leads to scoring.Against Leesburg on Thursday night, he saw a lot ...



Eustis snaps Leesburgs run as state champs with 63-50 win  Daily Commercial

LEESBURG — The Eustis High School boys basketball team got 23 points from Jemarious Maple and an electric team defensive effort, ending Leesburg's ...



Eustis out to show 2018s early exit was a fluke  Daily Commercial

Eustis High School's softball team was on top of the world entering the 2018 season.The Panthers were coming off a memorable 2017 season in which they ...



Eustis football coach will step to plate for David Lee this baseball season  Orlando Sentinel

Eustis football coach Mike Hay will fill in for David Lee this spring while the long-time coach seeks a heart transplant.



Eustis Heaberlin strikes out 14 in no-hitter against Tavares  Daily Commercial

TAVARES — Delaney Heaberlin was in the zone.Heaberlin tossed a no-hitter and struck out 14 on Tuesday to lead the Eustis High School softball team to a ...



Nancy Velezs 34-year career begins, ends at Eustis High  Daily Commercial

EUSTIS — What started as a way for Nancy Velez to make vacation money ended up as a 34-year career in education. It all came full circle this year when she ...



Jillian Johnson records hat trick to lead Eustis girls to victory  Daily Commercial

EUSTIS — The holidays often bring a welcomed respite when soccer teams need a break to let a few nagging injuries heal or simply to take time off from the ...



Eustis girls overcomes double-digit deficit to beat Wildwood  Daily Commercial

EUSTIS – A win is a win … especially when it comes against a defending state champion.That was the way Eustis High School girls basketball coach Miranda ...



Eustis rallies in 2nd half but falls in district final  Daily Commercial

LEESBURG — A high school basketball game consists of 32 minutes.Eustis High School boys basketball coach Coy Patterson has spent much of the season ...



Wildwood wins 59-48 against Eustis  Daily Commercial

WILDWOOD – It wasn't a complete game.But, it was good enough.The Wildwood girls basketball team got two solid quarters, struggled through the other two ...



Eustis vampire cult case to be featured on Oxygen channel  Daily Commercial

EUSTIS — A documentary on the teen vampire cult that killed the parents of one of its members in Lake County is being aired on the Oxygen channel at 8 p.m. ...



Lake Minneola earns spring break win over Eustis  Daily Commercial

LEESBURG — The Lake Minneola High School baseball team began play on Monday winless over the past three years in games played during spring break.



Former Eustis coach lives the dream with marked humility  Daily Commercial

EUSTIS — Coach Clark Blake, decorated Marine, championship football coach and both a Citizen and Teacher of the Year, wears it well.Yet, he does not "wear ...



Eustis coach David Lee shows signs of improvement  Daily Commercial

GAINESVILLE — Eustis High School baseball coach David Lee showed signs of improvement over the weekend, but remains too sick to be placed on a heart ...



Friday Night Lights: Eustis works to take program to next level  Daily Commercial

Mike Hay has made quite an impact in seven seasons as head coach of the Eustis High School football team.A rigorous off-season weightlifting program has ...



Eustis beats rival Leesburg in Panthers season opener  Daily Commercial

LEESBURG — A season-opening win for a baseball team is a big deal.It's a positive note for coaches, players and fans to build on after nearly a month of tryouts ...



Total domination: Eustis overpowers Tavares in 8-0 win  Daily Commercial

EUSTIS — Eustis High School girls soccer coach Benito Baca wanted to see how his team would respond after its first loss of the season.It's hard to imagine he ...



Leesburg outlasts Eustis in battle of 6A-13 rivals  Daily Commercial

EUSTIS — Don't underestimate the heart of a champion.Especially a two-time state champion like the Leesburg High School boys basketball team.The Yellow ...



H.S. Notebook: Eustis ends Leesburgs weightlifting run  Daily Commercial

The Eustis High School girls weightlifting team ended Leesburg's four-year reign as district champions Saturday, topping 10 other schools in the Class ...



Eustis Commissioner Gnann-Thompson dead at 64  Daily Commercial

EUSTIS — City Commissioner Carla Dale Gnann-Thompson, 64, died suddenly at her home Wednesday morning.Eustis Mayor Michael Holland, a cousin of ...



Eustis teens face long, costly recovery after accident  Daily Commercial

EUSTIS — A month after two Eustis teens were badly injured in a car accident, one is up and moving while the other is still bedridden but steadily improving.



H.S. Notebook: Eustis to honor Lee on Tuesday  Daily Commercial

Officials at Eustis High School have announced the long-awaited dedication of its new scoreboard and renaming of Stuart Cottrell Field will take place at 6:30 ...



Eustis to dedicate dog park to Gnann-Thompson  Daily Commercial

EUSTIS – The Eustis City Commission plans to create a dog park to honor Carla Gnann-Thompson, the city commissioner and noted dog lover who died ...



Eustis senior doesnt let differences define her  Daily Commercial

EUSTIS — Eustis High School senior Madison Lord, 18, always knew she was different from everyone else around her. She was born with spina bifida, a birth ...



Brotherly bond pays off for young Eustis quarterback  Daily Commercial

Blayne Romano's first start at quarterback for Eustis High School accomplished a number of things.He showed the Panther Nation they are set under center for ...



USAFA grad Rex Rogers is all about the team  Daily Commercial

MOUNT DORA — An unabashed hometown boy, retired Air Force Maj. Rex Rogers, 63, grew up in Eustis, putting in six years at Eustis Heights Elementary and ...



LZ Lakehawk: Eustis Highs Junior ROTC busy as ever  Daily Commercial

Eustis High School's award-winning Air Force Junior ROTC continues to rack up the honors, with Cadets Caroline Carlson and Hunter Hancharuk each ...



Eustis High graduate wants to correct segregation record  Daily Commercial

EUSTIS — Gessner Harris is looking to rectify local historical records as they pertain to the desegregation of Eustis High School.



Lake County Schools pick 10 new principals for 2018-19  Daily Commercial

TAVARES – New principals have been named at 10 Lake County schools, in preparation for the return of students on Aug. 13.Appointed recently by ...



State Rep. Anthony Sabatini dismisses Florida Democratic chair's call for his resignation over high school 'bl  Orlando Sentinel

A high school photo of state Rep. Anthony Sabatini that circulated before his election became a source of controversy again Tuesday after Florida Democratic ...



Woman Arrested With Stolen, Loaded Gun At Florida School: Police  Douglasville, GA Patch

Woman Arrested With Loaded Gun At FL School: Cops - Douglasville, GA - A Douglasville woman has been arrested at a Florida high school for trying to enter ...



Student stabbed at Eustis High School  Daily Commercial

EUSTIS — A Eustis High School student was arrested Thursday after he reportedly stabbed another student.



Sabatini wont resign amid second photo scandal  Daily Commercial

HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS — State Rep. Anthony Sabatini is refusing to resign after another controversial photo of him from high school has emerged.It is a photo of ...



School resource officers find relationships are the best defense  Daily Commercial

TAVARES — Eustis High students, parents and teachers heaved a collective sigh of relief Monday when a sheriff's deputy stopped a woman with a gun who had ...



Vampire cult killer to have sentence reduced  Daily Commercial

TAVARES — Vampire cult murder codefendant Howard Scott Anderson is scheduled Monday to have his sentence reduced from life in prison to 40 years.



Eustis Kalea Rainey is DC girls hoops Player of the Year  Daily Commercial

EUSTIS — In hindsight, it seems like Kalea Rainey was destined to play basketball.After all, she hails from Indiana, where basketball is looked upon with a ...



Eustis cruises to 74-36 win against Tavares  Daily Commercial

TAVARES — Eustis had four players score in double figures on Tuesday, including a game-high 19 by Ricardo Wright, and the Panthers cruised to a 74-36 win ...



Eustis dominates late to beat Tavares 33-20  Daily Commercial

TAVARES – Rivalry football games are supposed to be memorable.And Friday's annual clash between Eustis and Tavares lived up to the billing.Eustis scored ...



Eustis coach Mike Hay ready for another football season  Daily Commercial

EUSTIS – Mike Hay has spring practice down to a science.The dean of head coaches in Lake County, Hay is beginning his seventh season with the Panthers ...



Florida pol rejects calls to resign over high school blackface photo  New York Post

A Florida politician is rejecting calls to resign after a high school photo showing him in blackface surfaced — claiming the image was merely a prank with a black ...



Eustis softball suffers shocking loss in regional quarterfinals  Daily Commercial

EUSTIS — It's never easy to say goodbye.And thanks to the fickle nature of sports, that can happen almost on a whim.The Eustis High School softball team was ...



New security measures begin as Lake County students return to school  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

Students in Lake County returned to school Monday as the district began new security protocols to meet Florida's school safety mandate.



LZ Lakehawk: Eustis High models strong service ties  Daily Commercial

The Eustis Panthers' Air Force Junior ROTC unit has been setting the standard for military awareness and cooperation vis-à-vis patriotic *service* and personal ...



High School Notebook: Area teams make coaching changes  Daily Commercial

With area schools set to resume in about a month, officials at several schools have spent time over the summer break rounding out the coaching staffs.Eustis ...



LZ Lakehawk: Strong area ties to USAF Academy  Daily Commercial

Last week in the Rex Rogers profile, I mentioned that the former Mount Dora High coach and teacher had been the third-in-row Eustis Panther to attend the U.S. ...



Windy Hill Middle teacher is Rookie of the Year  Daily Commercial

CLERMONT — Ashley Lantes, a seventh grade science teacher at Windy Hill Middle School in Clermont, was named the Lake County Schools Rookie Teacher ...



Eustis offense steals the show against Umatilla  Daily Commercial

For the Eustis High School football team, Friday's Kickoff Classic against Umatilla was a showcase for a potentially explosive offense.Umatilla, however, might ...



Eustis hires Patterson as boys basketball coach  Daily Commercial

Coy Patterson Sr. was a go-to player for the Eustis High School boys basketball team in the 1990s.He lit up the scoreboard for the Panthers, once totaling 59 ...



Photo appears to show Florida Rep. Anthony Sabatini, who's still dealing with a blackface scandal, wearing brownface  Orlando Weekly

A new photo of Florida Rep. Anthony Sabatini, who refuses to resign after photos surfaced of him in blackface, appears to show him in brownface,...



Lake County Sheriff Peyton Grinnell, Leesburg Mayor John Christian named to district Alumni Hall of Fame  Orlando Sentinel

Lake County Sheriff Peyton Grinnell is among the 2019 inductees in the Lake County schools Alumni Hall of Fame. Other new inductees are Leesburg Mayor ...



Lady Lake police detective facing DUI charge after traffic stop in Eustis  WFTV Orlando

A detective with the Lady Lake Police Department is facing a charge of driving under the influence, according to the Lake County jail.



The Next Level: Rodebaugh enjoys solid debut with JU  Daily Commercial

By all accounts, Tori Rodebaugh's debut at the next level was a rousing success.Rodebaugh, a former softball standout at Eustis High School, hit .333 in her first ...



Holland, LeHeup-Smith elected mayor, vice mayor in Eustis  Daily Commercial

EUSTIS — At the annual organizational meeting on Thursday, the Eustis City Commission elected Commissioner Michael Holland to serve as mayor and ...



Eustis Highs Special Olympics team gets MLS experience  Daily Commercial

ORLANDO — When the Orlando City Soccer Club approached Eustis High School's unified Special Olympics soccer team earlier this year and asked if they ...



H.S. Notebook: MDCAs Nichols resigns as AD  Daily Commercial

Jim Nichols, who oversaw a resurgence in the athletic programs at Mount Dora Christian Academy that included the construction of a new football and track ...



The Next Level: Glover having solid season for UCF  Daily Commercial

Tamesha Glover is looking to raise her game to another level.A former Eustis High School softball standout, Glover and the rest of her University of Central ...



Eustis football trending up coming off a playoff season  Daily Commercial

EUSTIS — Spring football puts Mike Hay in a happy place.For starters, it gives the Eustis High School football coach an opportunity to get back on the field and ...



Eight deputies honored for heroism, saving lives  Daily Commercial

TAVARES — Eight officers from the Lake County Sheriff's Office were recognized on Tuesday for their courage while facing dangerous situations, one of whom ...



County makes it easier for residents to remove trees  Daily Commercial

At its Tuesday morning meeting, the Lake County Commission nixed a permitting requirement for tree removal on some residential properties and approved a ...



Scott Armatti steps down as Tavares football coach  Daily Commercial

TAVARES — Scott Armatti stepped down Monday as Tavares football coach, midway through his third season with the Bulldogs.Longtime Tavares athletic ...



Lake Schools to welcome Hall of Fame inductees  Daily Commercial

TAVARES — The Educational Foundation of Lake County will welcome four new Alumni Hall of Fame inductees at the annual Night of Stars on Wednesday at 6 ...



Eustis turns up the effort in win over East Ridge  Daily Commercial

CLERMONT — Coy Patterson was all smiles.The first-year Eustis High School boys basketball coach had just watched his team outshoot, outrun and outhustle ...



H.S. Notebook: Leesburg girls lifters dominate at meet  Daily Commercial

Leesburg High School's girls weightlifting team recorded nine first-place finishes out of 10 weight classifications on Wednesday and cruised to victories over ...



SECO announces 2019 scholarship awardees  Daily Commercial

SUMTERVILLE — SECO Energy recently announced the recipients of this year's SECO scholarship and will be hosting a celebratory event for the recipients and ...



Pridgens 2-run double in seventh lifts Eustis past Mount Dora  Daily Commercial

MOUNT DORA — Baseball is not always aesthetically pleasing.A win, however, doesn't have to be a work of art.Taylor Pridgen had six RBIs, including two on a ...



Graduation ceremony announcements from around Lake County  Daily Commercial

Lake Technical College graduation announcement. EUSTIS — On Tuesday, June 13, approximately 800 Lake Technical College students will graduate from ...



Eustis has high expectations for state softball playoffs  Daily Commercial

EUSTIS — Brittany Beall knows she has a roster loaded with talent.But that doesn't mean she allows them to coast through practice.The Eustis High School ...



A third of Lake County schools struggle with absences  Daily Commercial

TAVARES – Absentee rates are troubling at a third of Lake County Schools, school administrators say.For the first half of the school year, the number of students ...



Eustis Brady Singer agrees to terms with Royals  Daily Commercial

Brady Singer is officially a professional baseball player.The former Eustis High and University of Florida standout pitcher agreed to terms with the Kansas City ...



Florida lawmaker who dressed up in blackface and brownface gets a 2020 challenger  Orlando Weekly

State Rep. Anthony Sabatini, that Florida Republican who dressed up in blackface and refused to resign, will face a challenger for Lake County's House District...



The Next Level: Cody Carroll rolling toward postseason  Daily Commercial

Cody Carroll is on a roll.The former Eustis High School pitching standout turned in a sterling effort on Saturday for Southern Mississippi in an 11-3 win against ...



Lake County’s high school bands hit the right note in competition  Daily Commercial

Lake County's high school bands excelled earlier this month at the annual Marching Band Music Performance Assessment (MPA) held by the Florida ...



Eustis Brady Singer ready to embark on pro career  Daily Commercial

The next time Brady Singer throws a baseball with a purpose, it will be his full-time job.A professional baseball player … a childhood dream he nurtured over the ...



Eustis, MDCA hungry for state softball titles  Daily Commercial

Brittany Beall and Josh Swearingen understand the expectations people have for their softball teams.And both are ready for the challenges that lie ahead.Beall ...



Eustis cruises to 86-75 win against The Villages - News  Daily Commercial

EUSTIS — Coy Patterson understands the pride Eustis High School has in its boys basketball program.A Panthers standout on the hardwood in the 1990s, ...



The Next Level: Todd building powerhouse at Florida College  Daily Commercial

Pat Todd has seen many of the best basketball players from Lake and Sumter counties over the past 30 years.He's also coached many of them.Now, Todd is ...



High School Notebook: Area baseball teams play for district titles  Daily Commercial

Three Lake County high school baseball teams have the opportunity to claim district championships Thursday.By reaching the title games, Tavares, Mount Dora ...



Eustis Julia Towne excelling with boys golf team  Daily Commercial

Julia Towne is not an average girls golfer.By any stretch.Average golfers don't finish second in the 2016 Florida High School Athletic Association Class 2A state ...



Eustis takes early lead, tops Mount Dora with big second half  Daily Commercial

MOUNT DORA – Whenever Mount Dora and Eustis high schools meet up on the basketball court, it is often a spirited game.The cities are only miles apart and ...



Boys soccer teams have high hopes for current season  Daily Commercial

While American football is the king in the local area, what is known as football in the rest of the world is beginning to take a foothold in the local high schools.



Eustis girls soccer trio honored by coaches  Daily Commercial

After compiling a 16-5-3 record this season and earning a spot in the regional playoffs, Eustis girls soccer team dominated the top awards voted on by Lake ...



Leesburg hosts Eustis in clash of rivals  Daily Commercial

Leesburg versus Eustis.Regardless of the sport, a game between the two longtime Lake County high schools is the latest installment in a big cross-county rivalry ...



Lake County schools jump from a C to a B on state scorecard  Daily Commercial

TAVARES – Lake County Schools won't have to hide its report card this year or pretend the dog ate its homework. It improved from "C" to a "B" when the annual ...



Real Life Christian earns spring break win over Eustis  Daily Commercial

CLERMONT — Spring break is a chance for students to relax and gear up for the stretch run of the school year.But for many student athletes, particularly ...



Your complete guide to area Veterans Day events  Daily Commercial

Veterans Day is a time to honor the millions of men and women who risked so much to preserve our way of life, and Lake and Sumter counties have no shortage ...



Deputies: Student brings loaded gun to Volusia County high school  WFTV Orlando

A 17-year-old Daytona Beach boy was arrested Wednesday after bringing a loaded gun to Atlantic High School in Port Orange, the Volusia County Sheriff's ...



Area high school volleyball making big strides  Daily Commercial

Volleyball in area high schools has improved steadily in the 13 years Teresa Spilliard has coached in Lake County.The longtime Eustis High School coach said ...



Eustis shows its one of areas best in win over Umatilla  Daily Commercial

UMATILLA — Eustis High School expected to field one of the area's top softball teams this season.And it hasn't disappointed.The Panthers entered Tuesday's ...



Eustis commission drops questions about Anthony Sabatini's residency as residents show in force  Orlando Sentinel

More than 100 people showed up at Thursday's meeting, many of them to speak in favor of Anthony Sabatini as a Eustis resident.



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