The First Academy’s girls volleyball team wins its fourth consecutive Class 3A state championship title.
The First Academy’s girls volleyball team defeated Evangelical Christian School 3-1 to win its fourth consecutive Class 3A state championship title. Elyssa Mapple led the team with 15 kills and 19 digs, followed by senior Erika Thomas, who added 14 kills.
Keene’s Pointe Ladies Golf Association members (l. to r.) Chris Sussman, Denise Gutierrez and Gill Morrin attend KPLGA’s annual food drive and luncheon at Gutierrez’s home.
Members of the Keene’s Pointe Ladies Golf Association attended KPLGA’s fourth annual food drive and luncheon. The event, which was hosted by Denise Gutierrez, benefited the St. Vincent de Paul Society at Holy Family Catholic Church. More than 225 nonperishable food items and paper goods were donated to the outreach organization.
Orlando Area Rowing Society women’s Novice 8 team members (l. to r.) coxswain Kaitlyn Wolf, Vicki Roach, Rachel Reid, Chloe Goodyear, Payton Walker, Lauren Mason, Madie Upson, Lexy Walker, Elizabeth Cavallo and coach Chelsea Curto celebrate their first-place finish at the fifth annual Head of the Giblet Regatta.
Orlando Area Rowing Society’s women’s Novice 8 team placed first in its division at the fifth annual Head of the Giblet Regatta that was held at Bill Frederick Park at Turkey Lake. The girls are coached by Chelsea Curto.
Southwest resident John “Lucky” Meisenheimer, M.D., is inducted into the Eastern Kentucky University Athletics Hall of Fame.
John “Lucky” Meisenheimer, M.D., was honored with induction into the Eastern Kentucky University Athletics Hall of Fame. The Southwest resident was a member of EKU’s varsity swim team from 1975 to 1979 and held school records in the 50- and 200-yard freestyle swims, as well as won multiple events at the Kentucky Intercollegiate Conference Championships. His post-collegiate credits include coaching the Orlando Special Olympics swim team since 1994, currently serving as board chairman of the YMCA Aquatic Center, and previously serving as president of the Masters Aquatics Coaches Association. In addition, six days per week he hosts Lucky’s Lake Swim at his home on Lake Cane, which has attracted thousands of swimmers from across the world.
Windermere resident and former CEO of The PGA of America Jim Awtrey is inducted into the PGA Golf Professional Hall of Fame.
Former The PGA of America CEO Jim Awtrey, who headed the largest sports organization in the world for 19 years, was inducted into the PGA Golf Professional Hall of Fame. The Windermere resident was one of seven honorees whose names will be inscribed in granite on the back portico of the PGA Museum of Golf at PGA Village. Awtrey received PGA membership in 1969 and played on the PGA Tour from 1970 to 1971. After working as a college coach, general manager, accountant, player, rules official and tournament director, Awtrey joined The PGA of America staff in 1986. He was promoted to executive director one year later and, in 1993, was named as the first CEO in PGA history. From 1993 to 2005, Awtrey was involved with numerous momentous events that affected the golf industry.
Sunset Park Elementary School Running Eagles club members (l. to r.) Robert Delgado, Bryce and Sydney Sutherland, and Jake and Andrew Jahreis participate in Track Shack’s Florida Hospital Celebration Health Founders’ Day 5K.
Grand Cypress Golf Club, located at 1 N. Jacaranda St. in Orlando, will host a golf membership open house Jan. 7 at 10 a.m. The event will include discounted golf prices, a complimentary golf clinic, preferred pricing, prize drawing and more.
For more information or to RSVP, call Julie Komurke at 407-239-1991, email
www.grandcypress.com on the Web.
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