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  1. Deputies: Georgia woman brings gun to Eustis High School  WFTV Orlando
  2. School deputy takes down woman with gun at Eustis High, officials say  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando
  3. Woman arrested at Eustis High with handgun  Daily Commercial
  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 ...



Deaths in Central Florida: 7/31  Orlando Sentinel

See recent obituaries from around Central Florida published in the Orlando Sentinel.



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 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 ...



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.



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 ...



Matthew Burgess returns to Eustis to coach baseball  Daily Commercial

EUSTIS — Matthew Burgess learned to play baseball on the diamonds around Eustis.Now, he's going to get a chance to coach his high school alma mater.



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 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 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 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 Leea Hanks earns All-Area Player of the Year  Daily Commercial

EUSTIS — Leea Hanks got a relatively late start on her softball career.But she certainly made up for lost time.The Eustis High School standout began playing just ...



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 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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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. ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 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.



Eustis Carpenter drafted by Detroit in 19th round  Daily Commercial

Former Eustis High School standout Kerry Carpenter was selected by the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday in the 19th round with the 562nd overall pick of Major ...



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, UF baseball star Brady Singer's Christmas gift to parents is a home run on social media  Orlando Sentinel

Former Eustis High and University of Florida baseball star Brady Singer, the top player in college in 2018 and a first-round pick of the Kansas City Royals in June ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 natives graduate from Air Force basic training  Daily Commercial

SAN ANTONIO — U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Angel A. Ruiz and U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Kody L. Roundtree recently graduated from basic military ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Lake County Schools Welcomes New Alumni Hall of Fame Inductees  Mike Delaney

Lake County Schools welcomed its third class of Alumni Hall of Fame inductees Wednesday, April 17 in the Everett Kelly Convocation Center at Lake Sumter ...



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 ...



Eustis Brady Singer gets quick promotion to Double-A  Daily Commercial

Brady Singer is moving on up.The former Eustis High School and University of Florida pitching standout has been promoted to the Double-A Northwest Arkansas ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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, wearing a ...



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 Marine vet credits Corps, teachers for success  Daily Commercial

EUSTIS — Marine Sgt. Jerry Cobb, Eustis High School class of 1968, was drawn to hands-on work from a young age and, blessed with a knack for getting along ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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.



LZ Lakehawk: Eustis LifePointe Church gets patriotic  Gainesville Sun

It was my honor last Sunday to participate in LifePointe Church's annual patriotic observance held on Fourth of July weekend.A special feature called for all ...



Kornegay names new principals at Eustis Middle, Leesburg High  Daily Commercial

TAVARES — Superintendent Diane Kornegay proposed adding two principals to the Lake County roster for the upcoming school year.Former Chief Academic ...



Bruns blasts 2-run homer, Mount Dora tops Eustis 6-3  Daily Commercial

TAVARES — It's understandable if Colton Bruns' heart wasn't into playing baseball.Not many players would be excited about getting on the field just hours after ...



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 ...



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 ...



The Next Level: Lake Minneolas Mendoza keys FSUs run  Daily Commercial

Drew Mendoza is likely in the home stretch of his college baseball career.And if so, he looks to be going out with a bang.The former Lake Minneola High School ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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...



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 ...



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 ...



New Lake County Principals Named For 2018-19 School Year  Mike Delaney

As the district prepares for the new academic year, which begins August 13, for students, many schools are doing so under the guidance of new leadership.



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 ...



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 ...



Country star Michael Ray apologizes for DUI, promises to rebuild trust  Orlando Sentinel

Country star singer Michael Ray Roach, who had a No.1 Billboard country hit in 2015, was arrested early Wednesday outside a McDonald's in Eustis for driving ...



Deaths in Central Florida: 12/10  Orlando Sentinel

See recent obituaries from around Central Florida published in the Orlando Sentinel.



Eustis officials appoint Morin as mayor, Aliberti as vice mayor  Daily Commercial

EUSTIS — Robert Morin was not only sworn in Thursday as a city commissioner but also elected by fellow commissioners to serve as mayor for the upcoming ...



The Next Level: Tucker Smith a bright spot for GSW  Daily Commercial

Tucker Smith has been a bright spot in a difficult season for the Georgia Southwestern State University baseball team.A former standout at Leesburg High ...



Longtime Eustis residents named Georgefest king, queen  Daily Commercial

EUSTIS — George Warren Jr. recalls walking in the city's George Washington Birthday Parade as a child. After all, his mother Jill Warren was the parade's youth ...



Former Eustis Mayor Buie to be honored  Daily Commercial

EUSTIS — City commissioners this week agreed to name a street after a former commissioner, mayor, businessman and lifelong resident who helped shape the ...



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 ...



New Tavares coach Derrick Campbell in it for the kids  Daily Commercial

Derrick Campbell has wanted an opportunity to run a basketball program.A member of Eustis High School's record-setting team in 2003-04, Campbell learned ...



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.



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.



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 ...



Tavares advances to district final with win over Eustis  Daily Commercial

EUSTIS — April Smith knew her team had its collective hands full.The Tavares High School volleyball coach knew the Bulldogs would be facing Eustis in ...



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 ...



Montverde Academy hits its stride in win over Eustis  Daily Commercial

EUSTIS — Area volleyball teams wrap up their regular seasons this week and coaches are looking to see the cohesiveness they've been preaching about since ...



Students show off projects at Lake County History Day contest  Daily Commercial

TAVARES — Students from across Lake County are heading to the Florida History Day statewide competition this spring with hopes of making it to the national ...



Few challengers for Commission, School Board incumbents  Daily Commercial

Three seats on the Lake County School Board and two on the County Commission are up for election this year, with at least three incumbents drawing ...



Longtime area football coach Bill Peck dies at age 90  Daily Commercial

With Bill Peck Sr., what you saw was what you got.He didn't sugarcoat anything.If he didn't like what he saw from you on the football field, Peck had no qualms ...



Deaths in Central Florida: 1/25  Orlando Sentinel

See recent obituaries from around Central Florida published in the Orlando Sentinel.



Former Eustis standout Burnett signs CFL contract  Daily Commercial

Former Eustis High School multi-sport standout Joe Burnett announced Wednesday that he has signed a free-agent contract with the Montreal Alouettes in the ...



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