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  1. Estero records big showing in districtsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The News-Press

    Estero records big showing in districts Wildcats qualify 12 wrestlers next week at Charlotte High for regions Check out this story on news-press.com: http://newspr.es/1ApuzNT Estero's Riley Thompson, top, attempts to subdue Palmetto's Gabriel Torres during the finals of the 152 lb division Saturday at the District A-12 Wrestling tournament at Golden Gate High in Naples. Thompson won the match.

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  2. David Ortiz arrives with all eyes on himRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The News-Press

    David Ortiz arrives with all eyes on him Boston Red Sox designated hitter showing no signs of power decline entering age 39 season Check out this story on news-press.com: http://newspr.es/1Bs61Lx With the possible exception of a 30-year-old Babe Ruth, who once drew 5,000 fans to Terry Park in 1925, five decades before Lee County even had an interstate, only one person lays claim to being Southwest Florida's pre-eminent rock star of spring training. The Boston Red Sox designated hitter, whose path to fame began as a 21-year-old playing for the Fort Myers Miracle in 1997, had more than 50 journalists following his every move Tuesday at the Fenway South complex.

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  3. Dunbar boys roll to state tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | The News-Press

    Dunbar boys roll to state tournament Tigers overcome slow start to beat Tampa Berkeley Prep Check out this story on news-press.com: http://newspr.es/1Aeh740 Senior Keanu Peniston's lob pass to senior Chris Sutherland with just over three minutes left was slammed with authority and all but sealed the Tigers' 60-47 home victory over Tampa Berkeley Prep. Dunbar's Kedrick Paulk and Berkeley Prep's Aidan O'Carroll tussle for possession at the Region 4A-3 championship game in Fort Myers Friday.

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  4. Nate Allen hires lawyer to clear nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | The News-Press

    Nate Allen hires lawyer to clear name Fort Myers attorney Sawyer Smith to FMPD: "how are you going to make this right?" Check out this story on news-press.com: http://newspr.es/1EtZs8d Nate Allen, a Philadelphia Eagles safety for the past five seasons and a 2006 Cape Coral High School graduate, speaks to The News-Press today at his parents' home in Cape Coral. Allen spent almost five hours in a holding cell at the Fort Myers Police Department on Monday evening, not knowing why he was pulled over and detained.

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  5. Time is now for FGCU women to become eliteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | The News-Press

    Time is now for FGCU women to become elite All the pieces are in place for FGCU women's basketball to take the next step Check out this story on news-press.com: http://newspr.es/1A81Lye If ever there was to be a season for FGCU women's basketball to reach new heights, this needed to be the one. It was nearly over before it began when head coach Karl Smesko was pursued by Indiana late in the summer.

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  6. Basketball: Dunbar girls seek to join select companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | The News-Press

    Basketball: Dunbar girls seek to join select company The Tigers could become 7th Lee school to win multiple team state titles in a single sport Check out this story on news-press.com: http://newspr.es/1EpmrBr Dunbar High School will face Orlando Lake Highland Prep tonight for the Class 4A state basketball title. With a victory, the Tigers, which won the 2012 state championship, would become the seventh Lee County high school to win multiple team state titles in a single sport.

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  7. Dorsey reflects after touring Hammond Stadium changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | The News-Press

    Dorsey reflects after touring Hammond Stadium changes The grass and press box remain almost unchanged, everything else appears vastly different Check out this story on news-press.com: http://newspr.es/1A6Z2VH A look at the revamped spring training home of the Minnesota Twins, who cooperated with Lee County on the $48.5 million, two-year project. In 1996, The News-Press first assigned me to cover the Minnesota Twins for spring training.

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  8. Green Wave overcome Lakewood RanchRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | The News-Press

    Green Wave overcome Lakewood Ranch Freshman Destanni Henderson had 15 points, eight rebounds and five steals in the win Check out this story on news-press.com: http://newspr.es/1EcuAc9 Larissa Roker of Fort Myers celebrates after the Green Wave beat Lakewood Ranch 55-51 in the girls regional basketball finals on Saturday, February 14, 2015, at Fort Myers High School. Satisfaction wouldn't quite describe the scene following the Fort Myers girls basketball team's Region 7A-3 Final 55-51 win over Bradenton Lakewood Ranch on Saturday at the Wave Cave.

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  9. David MoultonThe Nats should be hereThe Nats should be hereLee County ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | The News-Press

    The Nats should be here Lee County should have found tenant for City of Palms Park Check out this story on news-press.com: http://newspr.es/1DsHswl The governor's office announcement that the Houston Astros and Washington Nationals would be moving into a joint spring training complex in Palm Beach no later than 2017, put a likely end to any chance that Lee County would get a third spring training team anytime soon. Which is not the worst thing in the world, granted.

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  10. Twins outfielder Torii Hunter thrilled with changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | The News-Press

    Twins outfielder Torii Hunter thrilled with changes Minnesota Twins veteran reveals favorite Southwest Florida restaurant, shopping spots Check out this story on news-press.com: http://newspr.es/1E52wr2 Outfielder Torii Hunter, shown here in a Minnesota Twins uniform March 31, 2007, returns to the team eight years later. Hunter told The News-Press he's happy to be back following stints with the Angels and Tigers.

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  11. NFL's Boston takes time out for Southwest FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | The News-Press

    NFL's Boston takes time out for Southwest Florida Tre Boston, a North Fort Myers grad, spends time at Caloosa Elementary on Friday Check out this story on news-press.com: http://newspr.es/1DNBBQG North Fort Myers grad and Carolina Panthers safety Tre Boston takes a selfie with third, fourth and fifth graders on Friday, February 6, 2015, following a talk he had with the Caloosa Elementary School children about life in Fort Myers. Tre Boston remembers a time five years ago, when he was still in high school at North Fort Myers and a three-star football prospect for the Red Knights, when he would visit the pediatric unit at Lee Memorial Hospital a day or two before game days.

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  12. Developer Jack Antaramian's vision impacted MarcoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | The News-Press

    When Marco Island Realtor Jim Prange heard of Jack Antaramian's passing, he at first couldn't believe the news. 'I'm just stunned,' said Prange.

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  13. USF recruiting gaining home turfRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 4 | The News-Press

    USF recruiting gaining home turf The Bulls are gradually making their mark in Southwest Florida Check out this story on news-press.com: http://newspr.es/1D0bGGP University of South Florida linebackers coach Raymond Woodie isn't about to call Southwest Florida home turf, but after two years of successful recruiting, he and the Bulls are beginning to dig their heels into the soil. On National Signing Day on Wednesday, the Bulls inked three players from the region as it solidified its recruiting class of 20, ranked the best incoming class in the American Athletic Conference.

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  14. Ten Fort Myers Green Wave athletes celebrate signingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | The News-Press

    Ten Fort Myers Green Wave athletes celebrate signings Two football players choose Air Force Academy, Brunson, soccer player Pombrio choose FAU Check out this story on news-press.com: http://newspr.es/1CZAeQa Fort Myers High School's Bailey Pombrio signed a National Letter of Intent on Wednesday at Fort Myers High School. Pombrio signed to play soccer at Florida Atlantic University.

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  15. South Fort Myers' Antwan Dixon chooses Kent StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | The News-Press

    South Fort Myers' Antwan Dixon chooses Kent State Dixon chose Kent St. over Appalachian State and Buffalo Check out this story on news-press.com: http://newspr.es/1CZ6m6F When Antwan Dixon rose from his chair to pose for pictures with family, a crowd of over 100 students, teammates, and friends stood in cheers and applause. Dixon became the next Division I athlete in South Fort Myers High School's young history when he signed his Letter of Intent with Kent State University on Wednesday.

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  16. Fort Myers' Matthews reaches 2,000-point milestoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | The News-Press

    Fort Myers' Matthews reaches 2,000-point milestone Matthews also set career rebounding, single-season scoring records Check out this story on news-press.com: http://newspr.es/1CXNWTG Fort Myers' Mark Matthews celebrates after a dunk on his way to 2,000 points for his career during their district tournament game against Riverdale on Tuesday. His next shot took him to 2000.

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  17. Green Wave shuts down Gulf CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | The News-Press

    Green Wave shut down Gulf Coast Led by three scorers in double-figures, Fort Myers wins the District 7A-11 title Check out this story on news-press.com: http://newspr.es/1CF4UpD With just a few seconds to spare, it didn't take long for Jarya Outten to find what she was looking for. The Fort Myers sophomore grabbed a pair of hoops earrings from the bench and then placed them in her ears, readying for the camera as onlookers took pictures of the Green Wave girls' basketball team accepting its District 7A-11 Championship trophy following its 66-36 win over Gulf Coast on Thursday at the Wave Cave.

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  18. FGCU basketball: Eagles return home to face LipscombRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | The News-Press

    FGCU basketball: Eagles return home to face Lipscomb Eagles, Bisons tied for second in A-Sun race Check out this story on news-press.com: http://newspr.es/1CAqQSR FGCU's Brett Comer, left, and Julian Debose celebrate Comer's basket against Jacksonville on Saturday at Alico Arena in Fort Myers. For whatever its inconsistencies have been this season, FGCU last week accomplished something for the first time in the Joe Dooley era: a weekend road sweep in conference play.

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  19. Island Coast coach Wayne Blair resigns after one seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | The News-Press

    Island Coast coach Wayne Blair resigns after one season Blair led the team to 10-3 record and a regional final appearance in 2014 Check out this story on news-press.com: http://newspr.es/1CedVHR KINFAY MOROTI/THE NEWS-PRESS.. Island Coast High School head coach Wayne Blair leads his team against Fort Myers earlier in the season at Fort Myers High School.

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  20. Fort Myers senior basketball player James Brunson and head coach Scott Guttery.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | The News-Press

    Beach and Brunson named players of the week by NSR Cape Coral and Fort Myers athletes had great weeks of basketball Check out this story on news-press.com: http://newspr.es/1JZl91j Cape Coral High's McKenna Beach and Fort Myers High's James Brunson were named Lee County basketball player's of the week by National Scouting Report.

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