Wildcats in the News

Wildcats in the News is a compilation of stories about Academy students, faculty, and alumni as seen in local and national media. If you have seen a Wildcat story you would like to share on this page, please email Penny Rogers at progers@academyatthelakes.org.

Florida high school football scores for Sept. 13, see what happened around the state

Posted on: September 16th, 2019

Original article by Ed Reed, Fort Meyers News-Press Academy at the Lakes 39, Harvest Community School 13 All Saints 42, Shorecrest Prep 7 Anclote 42, Gulf 0 Apopka 41, Ocoee 12 Astronaut 34, Lyman 29 Atlantic Community 49, Glades Central 3 Aucilla Christian 49, Georgia Christian, Ga. 0 Baker 14, Northview 12 Baker County 23, […]


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USA Swimming Names High School Scholastic All-America Team

Posted on: September 10th, 2019

Original article by Daniel D’Addona, Swimming World Magazine  Following the conclusion of the 2018-2019 swim season, USA Swimming today announced the names of 1,634 high school swimmers who have been selected to the 2018-2019 High School Scholastic All-America Team. To earn the title of Scholastic All-American, athletes must be in 9th-12th grade and maintain a […]


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FIVE PROGRAMS CAPTURE 2019 NFCA HIGH SCHOOL REGIONAL COACHING STAFFS OF THE YEAR

Posted on: August 19th, 2019

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The NFCA announced its 2019 High School Regional Coaching Staffs of the Year. Five prestigious programs from their respective NFCA regions were chosen for the honor. This year’s winners – Donovan Catholic High School (East), New Palestine High School (North), Academy at the Lakes (South), Louisville Male High School (South Central) and Artesia […]


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Fall football preview: Pasco County

Posted on: August 19th, 2019

Original article by Kevin Weiss, The Laker/Lutz News With the 2019 high school football season almost here — preseason classics begin Aug. 16 and regular season kicks off Aug. 23 — we take a look at how Pasco County teams in The Laker/Lutz News coverage area stack up. Pasco County Schools in Laker/Lutz News coverage […]


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Tampa Bay Times’ all-North Suncoast baseball

Posted on: June 20th, 2019

Original article by Rodney Page, Tampa Bay Times Honorable Mention Academy at the Lakes: Jack Teeter; Anclote: Brock Decker; Bishop McLaughlin: Adam Berry, Thomas Sutton; Central: Rashaad Boyce, Justin Gay, Ryan Ebberup; Cypress Creek: Ray Camacho, Peyton Petry, Ethan Petry, Arvind Latchana; Fivay: Erik Scott, Michael Finn; Hernando: Dalton Black, Connor Morgan, Steve Taylor; Hernando […]


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Tampa Bay Times’ all-North Suncoast softball

Posted on: June 12th, 2019

Original article by Bob Putnam, Tampa Bay Times Our staff picks for the top players in Pasco and Hernando counties for the 2019 season. Coming Thursday: Our all-Hillsborough County team. Player of the Year Lexi Kilfoyl, Sr., Academy at the Lakes Coach of the Year Diane Stephenson, Academy at the Lakes First team P Callie […]


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ACADEMY AT THE LAKES STUDENT-ATHLETE NAMED GATORADE FLORIDA SOFTBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Posted on: May 30th, 2019

CHICAGO (May 30, 2019) — In its 34th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company today announced Lexi Kilfoyl of Academy at the Lakes as its 2018-19 Gatorade Florida Softball Player of the Year. Now a two-time winner, Kilfoyl was the first Gatorade Florida Softball Player of the Year to […]


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KNOPF, WRUBLE, KILFOYL, HINES, AVERY NAMED 2018-19 MAXPREPS / NFCA NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL PLAYERS OF WEEK

Posted on: May 28th, 2019

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Sofia Knopf of Norton (Mass.) High School, Ashley Wruble of DuBois Central High (Pa.), Lexi Kilfoyl of Academy at the Lakes High (Land O’Lakes, Fla.), Kenedy Hines of Klein Collins High (Spring, Texas) and Elizabeth Avery of Bishop O’Dowd High (Oakland, Calif.) were selected MaxPreps / NFCA National High School Players of […]


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MDCA, East Ridge advance in softball; Real Life wins in baseball

Posted on: May 20th, 2019

SOFTBALL Mount Dora Christian 10, Trinity Christian 0 Mount Dora Christian Academy pushed across five runs in the fifth inning to cement a 10-0 win over Trinity Christian Academy on Tuesday and earn a berth in the state Final Four. MDCA led the Class 2A regional final 5-0 going to the fifth and ended the […]


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Pasco Athlete of the Week

Posted on: May 17th, 2019

Original article by Eric Horchy, Suncoast News Lexi Kilfoyl Academy at the Lakes H.S. Softball/Senior THIS WEEK’S FEATS: Kilfoyl was her dominant self during Academy at the Lakes’ 12-0 Class 2A region semifinal win over Sarasota Christian. The senior threw five scoreless, one-hit innings and struck out 10 while also going 2-for-4 with a double […]


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