It's not too late! Register for Summer Camp and/or Summer School!  Register Here

Sports Update

Athlete of the Week: Academy at the Lakes Lexi Kilfoyl

Posted on: March 23rd, 2017

Original Article by By Katherine Smith, Spectrum Sports Academy at the Lakes pitcher Lexi Kilfoyl literally stands out on a softball field. First her 6-foot-2 frame gets you. Then her speed. With every pitch Kilfoyl is thinking one thing. “I just try to pitch to the best of my ability and make myself look good,” […]


Read More »

Pitcher, coach bring success to Academy of the Lakes

Posted on: March 22nd, 2017

Original Article by By Andy Villamarzo, Times Correspondent LAND O’LAKES — Academy at the Lakes has started to see success from many of its sports programs, namely football, basketball, and softball. One area the Wildcats haven’t been especially strong in is baseball, but the culture has started to change under the direction of coach John […]


Read More »

Darin Kilfoyl ’17, St. John’s River State College Commit, Pitches No-Hitter

Posted on: March 8th, 2017

Darin Kilfoyl ’17 pitched one of the best high school baseball games Coach John DiBenedetto had ever seen. On Monday, March 6 Darin pitched a no-hitter versus Keswick Christian, throwing 7 innings with 15 strikeouts for a 1-0 AATL win. He will continue his stellar baseball career next year at St. John’s River State College […]


Read More »

Softball: Academy at the Lakes 4, Canterbury 1

Posted on: March 8th, 2017

Original Article By: Bob Putnam ST. PETERSBURG — Alexis Kilfoyl is always competing with her older brother Darin, especially when it comes to pitching. The Academy at the Lakes aces — Alexis in softball, Darin in baseball — constantly set goals. They first zeroed in on the radar gun this season. Darin wanted to hit […]


Read More »

Bacon, FSU rout Boston College

Posted on: February 21st, 2017

Original Article by Times Staff SOFTBALL: USF infielder Lauren Evans, a former Academy at the Lakes star who hit .500 in five games this past weekend, was named American Athletic Conference player of the week. Read the full article here.


Read More »

Sophomore sensation Alexis Kilfoyl catches eye of USA Softball

Posted on: February 16th, 2017

Original Article by Bob Putnam, Times Staff Writer Diane Stephenson, hired in July as softball coach at Academy of the Lakes, kept hearing about a young pitcher she was about to inherit. Stephenson knows talent. She spent 16 years as the coach at Indiana University. Last month, she decided to check out her new ace […]


Read More »

Softball Hall of Famer Gayle Blevins Kicks Off Softball Season

Posted on: January 26th, 2017

The day after celebrating the first official day of softball practice with new Head coach Diane Stephenson, Academy at the Lakes softball players gathered on Tuesday, Jan. 24 to kick off the new season with an inspirational, educational, informative, and interactive talk with guest speaker Gayle Blevins, retired college softball coach and experienced public speaker. […]


Read More »

Lexi Kilfoyl ’19 Selected for 2017 USA Softball Junior Women’s National Training Team, Featured on Spectrum Sports

Posted on: January 11th, 2017

Academy at the Lakes’ sophomore Lexi Kilfoyl was one of only 24 athletes from around the country to be selected to join the 2017 USA Softball Junior Women’s National Training Team after a two-day selection process that took place in Clearwater, FL. AATL’s new Head Softball Coach Diane Stephenson watched her tryouts. “She did fantastic. […]


Read More »

Friday Night Fanfare Sponsored by Suncoast Skin Solutions

Posted on: December 5th, 2016

Wear BLUE to show your support for the Wildcats on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017 on McCormick Campus. Download the flyer. Basketball games begin at 3:30pm, dinner and family fun begins at 5pm. Basketball Games 3:30pm – MD Girls 4:30pm – MD Boys 6pm – JV Boys 7:30pm – Varsity Boys Food Trucks Boom Boom Box […]


Read More »

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 […]


Read More »