1. With the arrival of the football season, teams throughout the area participated in their annual preseason Kickoff Classic games. Windermere Prep fell 7-6 to St. Stephen’s Thursday, Aug. 15. Here are the scores from Friday, Aug. 16: Dr. Phillips 7, Edgewater 41; Olympia 14, Timber Creek 28; The First Academy 7, Tampa Cambridge 36; Windermere 25, Titusville 14.
2. Windermere High School baseball coaches and players will be holding a fall youth baseball clinic on Saturday, Aug. 24, from 9 a.m. to noon at the school’s baseball field. The clinic will be for players ages 7 to 13, and will cost $50 per participant and $30 for each additional sibling. For more information go to www.windermeredugoutclub.com.
3. The Windermere boys golf team had a strong showing this weekend at the Celtic Preseason Invitational, as the team finished second overall. Logan Jerrells finished in second with a score of 66. Cooper Tate (68), Caden Burr (70), Louis Giovacchini (71) and Juan Echeverri (73) followed suit with solid outings. On the girl’s side, the Wolverines finished sixth overall, and were led by freshman Sara Loza (79).
4. The volleyball season is quickly approaching for local schools throughout the area. Windermere faced off against Timber Creek Monday, Aug. 19, while Windermere Prep started its season Tuesday, Aug. 20, against Liberty. Dr. Phillips and Olympia will start their seasons Thursday, Aug. 22.
5. Windermere Prep student Patricio Font once again proved he belongs among the world’s best water skiers as he took home gold in the men’s tricks event at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, Sunday, Aug. 11.