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  1. Why D'Angelo Russell is best player in the draftRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 24 | USA Today

    ... before the NBA draft lottery, Tuesday, May 19, 2015, in New York. "I remember watching him in high school (in Montverde, Fla.) and then when he first got to campus," Matta said. "You just had this weird feeling that he was going to be special. There ...

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  2. Minneola city leaders ignore residents' pleas to keep development's vast preserveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... people attended the meeting, a handful wearing matching lime-green T-shirts emblazoned "Save the upland preserve." Montverde resident Sandy Smith, whose home borders the project, showed council members a photo of sprawling development next to one of ...

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  3. Losing to rain is a pain with archaic baseball ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    @VarsityBuddy @CoachMBotkin @wphsbkb Roger Dearing is on record (not long ago) that Montverde & IMG can't recruit Fla. IMG football roster says otherwise University High pitcher Logan Allen throws during the Olympia High at Orange City University ...

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  4. Time is right for aces in baseball playoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    @VarsityBuddy @CoachMBotkin @wphsbkb Roger Dearing is on record (not long ago) that Montverde & IMG can't recruit Fla. IMG football roster says otherwise Timing is everything and time now favors Orange City University in its unlikely quest to reach ...

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  5. Minneola city leaders ignore residents' pleas to keep development's vast preserveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... to be disappointed that you don't have a forest full of trees between you and Minneola," Saunders told a group of Montverde residents minutes before the vote. "But I think it's time to move forward with it." About 70 people attended the meeting on ...

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  6. Three years in Montverde helped shape NBA Draft prospect D'Angelo RussellRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 17 | The Orlando Sentinel

    D'Angelo Russell's path to the upper reaches of the 2015 NBA Draft started in Louisville, Ky., and ended in Columbus, Ohio. But for almost three years in-between, Russell made a crucial, transformative stop in Montverde, a rural town about 25 miles west of central Orlando.

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  7. Minneola residents plead with council to keep development's vast preserveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... Mayor Pat Kelley has said the way the development takes shape under his council's watch could become its legacy. Montverde resident Sandy Smith, whose home borders the project, showed council members a photo of sprawling development next to one of ...

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  8. Francisco Lindor: his short-term and long-term valueRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Minor League Ball

    ... Lindor has been a solid contextual offensive performer but the former first-round pick (2011 from high school in Montverde, Florida) is better-known for his defensive ability. All of his glove tools (range, hands, arm strength, general quickness, ...

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  9. Woodford Green with Essex Ladies' Porter places in three Diamond League meetingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Guardian-series.co.uk

    ... of 1.95m. Another HCA member, Jermaine Hamilton, was fifth over 100m with 10.84 (-1.1). Shana Cox, competing in Montverde, Florida, was left disappointed with a fifth-placed finish in the 400m with 54.33. There was better news for Jordan Donnelly, ...

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  10. Noah Dickerson to Washington: Huskies Land 4-Star PF ProspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | BleacherReport

    The University of Washington's frontcourt just got a little bigger as 4-star recruit Noah Dickerson announced via Twitter that he will become a member of the Huskies. At 6'8", the power forward from Montverde Academy in Montverde, Florida, was listed the 19th-best at his position by 247Sports' composite rankings .

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  11. Donation of golf course lot lands nonprofit in holeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 31 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... was at its hottest. Rather than being an asset, though, the piece of dirt in the Bella Collina country club near Montverde has become a liability. The property is so buried in property-association debt from previous owners that The Housing League ...

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  12. Donation of golf course lot lands nonprofit in holeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 31 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... was at its hottest. Rather than being an asset, though, the piece of dirt in the Bella Collina country club near Montverde has become a liability. The property is so buried in property-association debt from previous owners that The Housing League ...

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  13. Firefighters battle Clermont-area wildfireRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 30 | Click Orlando

    Crews from multiple agencies worked to put out a wildfire that began Saturday afternoon in south Lake County, officials said. Clermont, Minneola, Montverde and Lake County firefighters, along with the Florida Forestry Service, battled the fire near the Heritage Hills subdivision and Hartwood Marsh Road.

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  14. Actor Jack Black gives commencement speech at Florida schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Actor Jack Black gave some tongue-in-cheek advice to high school graduates in central Florida. The "School of Rock" and "Nacho Actor Jack Black gives commencement speech at Florida school MONTVERDE, Fla.

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  15. Jack Black to private academy grads: 'Don't listen to dudes like me ever'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... I didn't need it." Wearing a shin-length black graduation gown and brown hood, Black told the 175 graduates of Montverde Academy in Lake County they deserve a break. Famous actor Jack Black gives a commencement speech to the graduating class at ...

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  16. Former Florida basketball signee Noah Dickerson looking to visit LSU, others, per reportRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | NOLA.com

    Montverde Academy's Noah Dickerson #1 in action against Oak Hill Academy in the DICK'S Sporting Goods High School National Basketball Tournament Final at Madison Square Garden on Saturday, April 4, 2015 in New York City. Montverde won the game 70-61.

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  17. Leta s end the student-athlete charadeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... Center. Sea son tickets start at just $100." Simmons wasn't even scheduled to graduate from his high school in Montverde, Fla., until Saturday. Yet, the teenager was already being bedecked in LSU purple and gold bumper stickers in the school's ...

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  18. Revised plans for dormant Plaza Collina alarm some neighborsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Bella Collina, in Montverde, is set amid scenic, hilly terrain. The promised high-end shopping area for the community, whose developers once hoped would compare with Orlando's Islesworth, is not turning out as planned.

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  19. Continue reading a 'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2015 | The Advocate

    USA Today report: Ben Simmons widthdraws from Jordan Brand Classic to focus on finishing high school and preparing 'next step to LSU' USA Today report: Ben Simmons widthdraws from Jordan Brand Classic to focus on finishing high school and preparing 'next step to LSU' Photo provided by Montverde Academy as its 2014-15 Gatorade National Boys Basketball Player of the Year National recruit Ben Simmons has elected to withdraw from playing in the Jordan Brand Classic in Brooklyn, New York to concentrate on finishing his senior and turn his focus toward LSU, according to a USA Today report. Simmons, a 6-foot-10 forward is the All-USA Player of the Year after averaging 28 points, 11 rebounds a game for Montverde High School, in Montverde, Florida.

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  20. LSU superstar basketball signee Ben Simmons: 'I just can't wait to get there'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | The Advocate

    Photo provided by Montverde Academy as its 2014-15 Gatorade National Boys Basketball Player of the Year LSU signee Ben Simmons has a full plate with lots of things to do with high school basketball all-star engagements. Simmons, a 6-foot-8 forward, is participating in the Nike Hoops Summit on Friday in Portland, Ore.

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