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  1. Fernandez takes advantage of 1st day at Henke-BergRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | The News-Press

    Fernandez takes advantage of 1st day at Henke-Berg Players withstand two lightning delays at Henke-Berg Junior Masters Tournament Check out this story on news-press.com: http://newspr.es/1Si5zYf Blake Wheeler putts while competing in the Nolan Henke-Patty Berg Junior Masters at River Hall Country Club on Wednesday. If there was any perfect time to win the Nolan Henke-Patty Berg Junior Masters golf tournament, this year would be it for Riverdale graduate Garrett Fernandez.

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  2. Local figure skaters go 1-2 in Sunshine State GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | The News-Press

    Local figure skaters go 1-2 in Sunshine State Games Estero's Paxton James, Bonita Springs' Erin Coleman and families make lots of sacrifices Check out this story on news-press.com: http://newspr.es/1MZ5xxq Estero's Paxton James won the Intermediate Ladies Short Program and the Intermediate Ladies Free Skate event at the Sunshine State Games in May. Estero's Paxton James won the Intermediate Ladies Short Program and the Intermediate Ladies Free Skate event at the Sunshine State Games in May. The two figure skaters often are up before 6 a.m. to travel to an ice rink where the temperature is about 40-50 degrees cooler than the outdoor air. Practicing twice a day, sometimes six days a week, cuts down on social time.

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  3. Estero taps assistant Ben Pignatone to replace Jeff SommerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | The News-Press

    Estero taps assistant Ben Pignatone to replace Jeff Sommer Ben Pignatone spent three-plus years as an assistant under the late Jeff Sommer Check out this story on news-press.com: http://newspr.es/1SiGgC1 Jeff Sommer, the athletic director of Estero High School who coached numerous runners to state championships, collapsed and died at the state track and field championships Saturday. Estero cross country coach Jeff Sommer competes in the 2007 Thanksgiving Day 5K Turkey Trot road race in Cape Coral.

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  4. David Burns becomes Estero ADRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2015 | The News-Press

    David Burns becomes Estero AD The former Fort Myers AD takes over for the late Jeff Sommer Check out this story on news-press.com: http://newspr.es/1MlVVwf He is taking over for Jeff Sommer, who passed away in May at the state track and field championships. Sommer had been the school's athletic director since 2007.

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  5. Award created in honor of late coach SommerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | The News-Press

    Award created in honor of late coach Sommer Over $31,000 has been raised on behalf of Sommer since his passing Check out this story on news-press.com: http://newspr.es/1Ij9VJi During the fifth annual News-Press All-Area Banquet at Hammond Stadium, Sommer was recognized as the event's first-ever Coach of the Year. Adam Sommer, left, the son of the late Jeff Sommer and Ben Pingatone, right, the assistant track and field coach at Estero High School accept a five hundred dollar check from the News-Press Media Group in honor of the Coach Sommer.

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  6. Jeff Sommer remembered at All-Area Stars BanquetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | The News-Press

    Jeff Sommer remembered at All-Area Stars Banquet The inaugural Coach of the Year award is named in Sommer's honor. Check out this story on news-press.com: http://newspr.es/1M6mvJP The Jeff Sommer Coach of the Year award was created in 2015 to honor the best coach in Lee County.

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  7. South FM names Anthony Dixon head football coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | The News-Press

    South FM names Anthony Dixon head football coach Wolfpack assistanr takes over program following departure of Grant Redhead Check out this story on news-press.com: http://newspr.es/1IhYnpL , longtime veteran assistant Anthony Dixon said he would do everything in his power to make sure he would enter the conversation for the new position. This went against the Lee County district hiring practice which often said that employees without college degrees would be passed over by those with them.

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  8. 2015 News-Press All-Area Girls Track and FieldRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | The News-Press

    A combination of The News-Press' research and the coaches' player rankings lead to the all-area teams being selected and three athletes being named finalists for player of the year. The three player-of-the-year finalists are invited to The News-Press All-Area Stars Banquet, which will be June 3 at Hammond Stadium, where the player of the year for all 24 varsity sports and the overall male and female athlete of the year will be announced.

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  9. 2015 News-Press All-Area Boys LacrosseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | The News-Press

    A combination of The News-Press' research and the coaches' player rankings lead to the all-area teams being selected and three athletes being named finalists for player of the year. The three player-of-the-year finalists are invited to The News-Press All-Area Stars Banquet, which will be June 3 at Hammond Stadium, where the player of the year for all 24 varsity sports and the overall male and female athlete of the year will be announced.

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  10. LCAC inducts HOF Class of 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2015 | The News-Press

    LCAC inducts HOF Class of 2015 North Fort Myers runner Thomas Tisell credits fallen Estero AD Jeff Sommer for saving his life. Check out this story on news-press.com: http://newspr.es/1HbKGId Former Cypress Lake soccer coach Patrick Farrell is congratulated by his wife, Jean Farrell, after his induction into the LCAC Hall of Fame on Sunday.

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  11. Estero's Jeff Sommer earned place among coaching iconsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | The News-Press

    Estero's Jeff Sommer earned place among coaching icons The cross country and track coach impacted peers throughout Southwest Florida, beyond Check out this story on news-press.com: http://newspr.es/1PoTdXo The family, right, and friends of Estero High School coach Jeff Sommer, honored his passing by taking a lap on the school's track during a memorial gathering for Sommer at Estero High School on Sunday. Sommer died Saturday while coaching at the FHSAA state championships in Jacksonville.

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  12. Estero couldn't find fairy tale against VeniceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | The News-Press

    Estero couldn't find fairy tale against Venice Student body copes with loss of Sommer by wearing orange Check out this story on news-press.com: http://newspr.es/1IerCYJ Following the death of revered coach and athletic director Jeff Sommer on Saturday at the Class 3A track and field championships in Jacksonville, his loss still felt heavy on most during the Region 6A-3 baseball semifinal against Venice. Estero couldn't drum up theatrics, eventually losing to the Indians, the second-ranked team in 6A, 11-0 in five innings.

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  13. Estero's Sommer gives last gift to ValenciaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | The News-Press

    The Hillmyer-Tremont Student Athlete Foundation announced Antonella Valencia as the fifth recipient of a $20,000 scholarship Monday at its banquet at the Heritage Palms Golf & Country Club. Estero's Sommer gives last gift to Valencia The Hillmyer-Tremont Student Athlete Foundation announced Antonella Valencia as the fifth recipient of a $20,000 scholarship Monday at its banquet at the Heritage Palms Golf & Country Club.

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  14. Estero has one more run for Jeff SommerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2015 | The News-Press

    Estero has one more run for Jeff Sommer Estero supporters met on Sunday to reflect on the loss of Coach Jeff Sommer Check out this story on news-press.com: http://newspr.es/1I6k4qX The family, right, and friends of Estero High School coach Jeff Sommer, honored his passing by taking a lap on the school's track at Estero High School on Sunday. Sommer died Saturday while coaching at the FHSAA state championships in Jacksonville.

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  15. Bona Jones: Remembering Coach SommerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2015 | The News-Press

    Bona Jones: Remembering Coach Sommer Former Estero and N.C. State runner Bona Jones reflects on the passing of Jeff Sommer Check out this story on news-press.com: http://newspr.es/1I5iPrR Former Estero runner Bona Jones, a state champion in track and field and cross country, agreed to write a first-person essay on her former coach, Jeff Sommer. She was a four-year athlete at North Carolina State and an All-American in 2006.

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  16. Pitcher carries Estero to 3-2 baseball playoff victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | The News-Press

    Pitcher carries Estero to 3-2 baseball playoff victory Wildcats top Port Charlotte in 6A-3 quarterfinals Check out this story on news-press.com: http://newspr.es/1GHi076 Estero's Nick Cairo is congratulated after scoring against Port Charlotte in the 3rd inning during the regional quarterfinals on Wednesday. Estero's Mike Mugavero celebrates after scoring against Port Charlotte in the 3rd inning during the regional quarterfinals on Wednesday.

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  17. Stephanie Peacock 9th in National 5K open water swimRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | The News-Press

    Stephanie Peacock 9th in National 5K open water swim After finishing 8th in national 10K, swim star places 9th in 5K at Miromar Lakes Check out this story on news-press.com: http://newspr.es/1zaQDT7 After being knocked around like a pinata in the National 10-kilometer open water race on Friday, Stephanie Peacock thought she'd try something different Sunday. She took the lead in the 5K - and held it for about four-fifths of the race Sunday at Miromar Lakes Beach and Golf Club.

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  18. High SchoolMull: Lessons learned on the track for EsteroMull: Lessons ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | The News-Press

    Mull: Lessons learned on the track for Estero Estero head coach Jeff Sommer has taught team how to push past barriers Check out this story on news-press.com: http://newspr.es/1z2p922 There's always a lesson out on the Estero track, and it usually comes from the bellowing of the high school's track and field coach, Jeff Sommer. A week before the Wildcats were expected to bus out to the Florida State Relays in March, Sommer gave his distance runners an option.

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  19. Cypress Lake lacrosse made huge strides this seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | The News-Press

    Cypress Lake lacrosse made huge strides this season Panthers are 12-1 and have a chance to win their first District 26 championship next week Check out this story on news-press.com: http://newspr.es/1aojtnR A lot of that has to do with winning, since the Panthers are 12-1 and have an opportunity to win their first District 26 championship in school history next week - their first game is Tuesday at Bishop Verot against Fort Myers, a team they beat twice already. The Panthers, who were the first public program in Lee County to field a varsity team in 2008, are playing for a few other reasons, too.

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  20. Three to have cars paid off after winning Fuccillo basketballaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | The News-Press

    Three to have cars paid off after winning Fuccillo basketball promotion Estero, Cape Coral, Naples residents sink "half-court" shots to have cars paid off by Kia dealer. Check out this story on news-press.com: http://newspr.es/1bOFmNu Robert Myers does a happy dance after ripping off his shirt Tuesday at Fucillo Kia in Cape Coral.

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