Posts Tagged ‘Athletics’

Duncan and McCormick sisters lead Academy to 6th place finish in the Tampa Bay Classic Swim Meet

Posted on: October 14th, 2014 Tags: , ,

  Despite having the fewest number of swimmers and the least number of event entries, Academy swimmers walked away finishing in 6th place out of 15 teams at the Tampa Bay Classic Meet this weekend. This meet provided the swimmers with a preview of the competition for the State swimming series which begins Nov. 1st. […]

Academy Spirit Shines at Cross Country Meet

Posted on: October 1st, 2014 Tags: , , , ,

  At the cross country meet on September 29, runners slogged through a tough, two-mile course combined with a healthy afternoon shower. However, the Wildcats were not done when they reached the finish line. As the last of the runners headed in, our Academy student-athletes were looking for their teammate, Jackson B. ’21. After battling […]

Academy Swimmers Shine in the Pool

Posted on: September 24th, 2014 Tags: , , ,

  The Academy at the Lakes swim team is off to a strong start. In its season opener, the girls’ team defeated Carrollwood Day School,  85-80. They then moved on to compete against Bishop McLaughlin and Nature Coast Technical school in a tri-meet. The girls’ team, comprised of 10 swimmers, beat both schools 64-30 and 68-25, […]

Community Comes Together for Friday Night Fanfare

Posted on: January 13th, 2014 Tags: , , , , ,

On Jan. 10 the Academy community celebrated Friday Night Fanfare in support of the varsity boys’ and girls’ basketball teams. Families enjoyed activities including an agility course (provided by Daniel Peterson’s Performance Training), face painting, a performance by the Upper Division pep band, dinner from Carrabba’s – Lutz, and dessert from SugarDarlings. We extend our […]

Lower Division Runs for Fun & Fitness

Posted on: December 23rd, 2013 Tags: , , , , ,

The Annual fun run is the culminating event to our Lower division fitness unit. All the students are encouraged to have a goal in mind whether it be a top spot, jogging the entire race, or just to cross the finish line with a friend. Fitness can be fun and this years theme “If you […]

Friday Night Fanfare – A Community Extravaganza!

Posted on: December 16th, 2013 Tags: , , , , , ,

Friday, January 10, 2014 | 5pm | Academy Gym   Join us for an exciting and fun evening while supporting our Varsity Wildcat Basketball teams. Free Admission 6pm – Girls Basketball vs. Seven Rivers 7:30pm – Boys Basketball vs. Seven Rivers Free Family Fun Activities Agility course, face painting, pep band, spirit shop, sign making, […]

7 Athletic Recruiting Tips for High School Students

by Tom Haslam

The Last Hit, An Academy Tradition

Posted on: November 1st, 2013 Tags: , , , , , ,

  On Thursday, Oct. 31, the Wildcats’ football team celebrated a tradition called “Last Hit” with its seniors, their family, friends, and many faculty and staff members. During Last Hit, the team’s coaches and underclassmen form a handshake line for the seniors. At the end of the line, each senior take one “Last Hit” at […]

Academy Student Competes in the Tampa Bay Classic Swimming and Diving Invitational

Posted on: October 4th, 2013 Tags: , , ,

Erin Weisbond, class of 2017, will be competing today against divers from 17 other schools around the state in the Tampa Bay Classic Swimming and Diving Invitational. The rest of the swim team will be competing in the same meet tomorrow.  There are over 400 swimmers participating and several of the school’s swimmers are ranked […]

Academy to Host Athletic Scholarship and College Recruiting Seminar

Posted on: September 28th, 2013 Tags: , , , , ,

Academy at the Lakes will host an Athletic Scholarship and College Recruiting Seminar on Wednesday, Oct. 9, at 6:30 pm in the Melech Pavilion on its McCormick Campus. The session, led by Athletic Director Tom Haslam and College Counselor Debbie Pitcairn, will address the college recruiting process, academic requirements (including core courses and SAT scores), as well as NCAA Clearinghouse […]