Athletics

HomeTeam 25: Girls basketball players to watch

Posted on: November 17th, 2016

Girls basketball season tipped off on Monday. Once again, the area is filled not only with talented teams, but talented players. Here is a look at some of the top returners in Tampa Bay: C Imani Thomas, Sr., Academy at the Lakes: The Wildcats lost coach Karim Nohra and top scorer Audra Leipold, but Thomas […]


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Football Game Preview: Academy at the Lakes vs. Beacon of Hope Christian

Posted on: November 11th, 2016

Beacon of Hope Christian is set to face off against Academy at the Lakes in a playoff match this Friday at 7:00 PM. Its offensive line will need to gear up for a tough test against a Beacon of Hope Christian defense that got eight sacks against First Coast Christian last week. Beacon of Hope […]


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MaxPreps/USA Football Players of the Week Nominees for October 24-30, 2016

Posted on: November 3rd, 2016

Week 11 nominees have been selected for the MaxPreps and USA Football Player of the Week program. The USA Football/MaxPreps Regional High School Football Players of the Week honors eight top high school football performers each week throughout the United States. Selected by USA Football, players are chosen based upon statistics that are submitted to […]


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McKenna Smith Wins Titles; Swimmers Shine at District Championships

Posted on: November 1st, 2016

McKenna Smith ’21 headlined for Academy at the Lakes’ swimming team at the District Championship meet on Oct. 27 at Berkeley Prep, winning titles in both the 50 and 100 freestyles. Based on her performance at Districts, McKenna has qualified second overall in both events for the Regional Championships on Friday, Nov. 4 at Florida […]


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IU Inducts Hall of Fame Class of 2016

Posted on: November 1st, 2016

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Indiana University’s Athletics Hall of Fame added six new members Friday night with an induction ceremony inside the Henke Hall of Champions at Memorial Stadium. John Laskowski (Men’s Basketball, 1972-75), Harold Mauro (Administrator, 1983-2009, Football Coach, 1968, 1971-72, 1977-82; Football Player, 1964-1967) Sara Reiling-Hildebrand (Women’s Diving, 1999-2000, 2002-03), Albert Robinson (Men’s Track […]


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Academy to Host Annual Homecoming Tailgate Event Sept. 30

Posted on: September 16th, 2016

Academy at the Lakes will host its annual Homecoming Tailgate on Friday, Sept. 30 at the Land O’Lakes Recreation Center beginning at 5pm. The fun-filled, family-friendly event will include food trucks (pay as you go); a giant inflatable obstacle course; face painting; music by the AATL pep band and the boys’ chorus; performances by our […]


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Academy at the Lakes Welcomes New Cheerleading Coach

Posted on: August 26th, 2016

Academy at the Lakes has hired Amy Guzzo as its Varsity Cheerleading Coach. Guzzo is an experienced cheerleading coach who has been credentialed at Level 1 and 2. She is a professional member of the United States All-Star Federation (USASF), a governing body for all-star cheerleading and dance, and she also serves as a cheerleading […]


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Academy Football Team Learns About Social Media from Industry Expert

Posted on: August 25th, 2016

On Tuesday, Aug. 23, the Academy at the Lakes Varsity Football team participated in a web conference with an industry expert to learn how to build a personal social media brand. Kevin King, a senior lecturer in sports management at the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse, hosted an open discussion with student-athletes and coaches […]


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Wildcat Athletics Finishes 8th in Statewide Sunshine Cup Standings

Posted on: August 10th, 2016

Academy at the Lakes has finished eighth overall in the 2015-16 Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) Floyd E. Lay Sunshine Cup All-Sports Award 2A private school standings. This is the fifth consecutive year the Wildcats have finished among the top 8 in the final standings, and AATL was the highest-ranked 2A private school in […]


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Todd Huffman Named Academy at the Lakes Girls Basketball Coach

Posted on: August 3rd, 2016

Academy at the Lakes has hired Todd Huffman as its Varsity Girls Basketball Head Coach. Huffman has an extensive background as a head women’s basketball coach at the collegiate level, having served in that role at Northern New Mexico College; University of Dubuque (Iowa); and Eastern University – St. David’s (Pennsylvania). Most recently, Huffman was […]


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