Sports Update

Football Game Recap: Academy at the Lakes vs. Citi Christian Academy

Posted on: September 17th, 2018

Original article by Academy at the Lakes took care of business in their home opener. They came out on top against Citi Christian Academy with a 24-12. Academy at the Lakes have a history of success against Citi Christian Academy, winning their last head-to-head 24-12. The win bumped Academy at the Lakes’ record up […]

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Fall Sports Update

Posted on: August 28th, 2018

Academy Fall Season Sports are in full swing with every team starting their season.  Here are some early highlights… Varsity Volleyball team was impressive in their first five matches defeating Freedom and Hernando High Schools twice and also defeating All Saints Academy in a district match-up. The Varsity Boys Golf team opened their season with […]

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Tampa Mustangs Walford Win PGF 16U Platinum Championship

Posted on: August 5th, 2018

Tampa Mustangs-Walford won the PGF 16U Platinum national championship, defeating Breakers-Labs/ Blue, 5-2, on Saturday at Deanna Manning Stadium in Irvine. The undefeated teams from the 16U Platinum brackets traded blows in the first inning, showing signs of a potential shootout. But after the first inning, Mustangs pitcher Kaitlyn Felton put up a string of […]

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Coaching Staff Changes and Summer Athletics: Here’s your Wildcats Sports Update

Posted on: July 25th, 2018

Our athletes at Academy have had a busy Summer. Many of our teams including Boys and Girls Basketball, Baseball, Football, and Volleyball have been on campus working on their skills and strength training. There have also been some coaching changes. The Athletic program is excited to announce the following coaching additions/changes. Ken Akins was hired […]

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Academy at the Lakes gets a new baseball coach

Posted on: July 25th, 2018

Original article by Kevin Weiss in The Laker Just two months after guiding Carrollwood Day School to the state final four, Ken Akins looks to achieve similar results at another local private school. Akins is the new head baseball coach at Academy at the Lakes (AATL), replacing John DiBenedetto, who left the Wildcats program after […]

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Coach Ken Akins Joins the Academy Team as the New Baseball Coach

Posted on: July 12th, 2018

The Athletic Department is excited to announce the hiring of Academy’s new Baseball Coach, Ken Akins.  Coach Akins was previously the head varsity coach at the highly successful Carrollwood Day School program.  Last year, he guided CDS to a 24-4 record and a trip to the Florida State Final Four, and all six of his […]

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AATL Varsity Softball Racks Up Post Season Awards

Posted on: June 28th, 2018

Even after their record-setting, State Championship season, the AATL Varsity Girls Softball team has continued to garner awards. Here are some things that have been awarded since their championship victory. They were awarded the FHSAA Academic Team Champion. Their team cumulative 3.84 GPA was the highest in the state across all classifications. Coach Diane Stephenson […]

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Softball: Nineteen local players make Miracle Sports’ All-State team

Posted on: June 20th, 2018

Original article by Adam Lichtenstein Nineteen local players across four classes made Miracle Sports’ All-State softball team, which was released on Friday. Seven schools had players make the cut: Oxbridge Academy had the most with six, Palm Beach Gardens and Wellington had three each, American Heritage, King’s Academy and Jupiter each had two and Lake […]

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Posted on: June 4th, 2018

CHICAGO (June 4, 2018) — In its 33rd year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, today announced Lexi Kilfoyl of Academy at the Lakes as its 2017-18 Gatorade Florida Softball Player of the Year. Kilfoyl is the first Gatorade Florida Softball Player of the Year to be chosen from Academy […]

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Extra Inning Softball National Player of the Week (May 27, 2018)

Posted on: May 29th, 2018

EXTRA INNING SOFTBALL’S CO-NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL PLAYER OF THE WEEK Lexi Kilfoyl (Academy at the Lakes, Land O’Lakes, Florida ) Pitcher Alexis “Lexi” Kilfoyl, the Alabama-committed junior, has already tasted success on the international level as she was invited to be a member of the USA Softball Jr. National Team following her sophomore year, making […]

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