Orange Observer: High 5 — June 23

Jed Ebersole has joined the football coaching staff at Lake Buena Vista High as its new defensive coordinator.

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1. Foundation Academy hosted its Lion Pride Elementary sports camp June 20 to 23. The camp was available for K5 to sixth-grade students who were introduced to four sports: volleyball, soccer, football and basketball. Students were able to participate in two sports during the morning session and two sports during the afternoon session. 

2. West Orange quarterback Trever Jackson received his first P5 offer from the University of Pittsburgh after attending Florida Atlantic University’s mega camp June 18. A rising junior, Jackson is part of the Central Florida All Stars 7-on-7 team. Jackson also received an offer from FAU after the camp ended Saturday and is currently in communication with the staff at Indiana University. 

3. Windermere Wildfire 16U pitcher and first baseman Payton Spears recently was selected for the softball All-County first team. Spears is a rising junior at George Jenkins High School. She finished her season with a .447 batting average, four doubles, one triple, nine homers and 26 RBIs. 

4. Windermere Prep is offering strength and conditioning summer workouts until July 29. Workouts take place Monday through Thursday. Workouts times are as follows: Football, 9 to 10:15 a.m.; F.A.S.S.T., 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.; Females, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and Males (non-football), 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. For price and registration information, contact coach Micah Kurtz at [email protected] or visit

5. Lake Buena Vista High School officially announced coach Jed Ebersole has joined the football coaching staff as defensive coordinator prior to the start of the 2022-23 football season.



Andrea Mujica

Staff writer Andrea Mujica covers sports, news and features. She holds both a bachelor's degree in journalism and an MBA from the University of Central Florida. When she’s not on the sidelines, you can find Andrea coaching rowers at the Orlando Area Rowing Society in Windermere.

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