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Lee County Sheriff's Office investigating sex crime at Riverdale High School  The News-Press

Lee County deputies are investigating a sex crime at Riverdale High School.

Riverdale's single-wing offense could be key to Raiders' first winning season since 2010  The News-Press

In the age of flashy spread offenses, Riverdale is a part of a small minority that runs the single wing.

Game of the Week: Riverdale completes perfect regular season with 43-27 win over Lehigh in Battle of the Bell  The News-Press

Quantavious Brown runs for 249 yards to help Riverdale become 8th school in Lee County and 14th in Southwest Florida with perfect regular season.

Riverdale, Cypress Lake roll to victories in high school football openers played Monday  The News-Press

LaBelle pounds SFCA; Gateway, Canterbury fall in season-opening games.

High school football team scores 72 points to honor late teammate  Fox 4

LEE COUNTY, Fla. – A Fort Myers high school football team lit up the scoreboard to honor a former teammate who died of heat exhaustion.

Zach Polsenberg family sends notice of intent to sue Lee County schools, Riverdale High  The News-Press

Frustrated by Lee County schools' response to the heatstroke death last summer of Riverdale High football player Zachary Martin-Polsenberg, and trying, it says, ...

Week 1 football notes: Mariner defense pounds Estero; Riverdale's best; Sommer and Sirianni nights  The News-Press

Items on Mariner, Estero, Riverdale and South; Jeff Sommer and Sam Sirianni nights; and on short rest after high school football Week 1.

Monday Night Football: The News-Press high school football game previews for Aug. 27  The News-Press

Reader's Choice Game of the Week. Estero at Mariner. Time: 6:30 p.m. Monday. What to watch for — Estero: After edging First Baptist Academy 41-36 in their ...

Regional playoffs: The News-Press previews all 8 of Friday's area high school football games  The News-Press

Barron Collier at Fort Myers headlines the slate of eight high school football regional quarterfinal games in Lee County on Friday.

Week 2: The News-Press previews all 13 of Friday's area high school football games  The News-Press

North Fort Myers at Fort Myers was voted The News-Press Reader's Choice Game of the Week.

The News-Press High School Football Power Rankings of all 20 area teams  The News-Press

Who are the best high school football teams in the area? Each week The News-Press will rank all 20 teams in Lee County and LaBelle. The power rankings are ...

Convicted Riverdale teacher killer seeks removal of death penalty  Wink News

FORT MYERS, Fla. A man convicted in a high-profile killing more than 20 years ago is asking a judge to overturn his death penalty amid statewide questions ...

Student arrested for bringing stun gun and lighter to Dunbar High School  The News-Press

A high school student was arrested Tuesday morning after she allegedly brought a stun gun and a lighter onto Dunbar High School's campus.

Riverdale High football player dies from heat stroke  Lehigh Acres Citizen

The Riverdale High School community is reeling following the death of one of its students from heat stroke at an offseason football workout.

Fort Myers teen dies after head strikes boat propellar  NBC2 News

A teenager from Fort Myers is dead after getting hit by a boat propeller in the Keys on Sunday.

SWFL High School football: Scores, photos, videos for Preseason Kickoff Classics  The News-Press

Participate in a live chat with Naples Daily News and News-Press sports journalists as we break down the action from tonight's preseason games.

The News-Press High School Football Week 3 Power Rankings of all 20 area teams  The News-Press

Who are the best high school football teams in the area? Each week The News-Press will rank all 20 teams in Lee County and LaBelle. The power rankings are ...

Three students at Riverdale High take first at national competition  Lehigh Acres Citizen

Three of Riverdale High School's Future Business Leaders of America students recently took top honors in the social media campaign category at the...

Prep wrestling: Palmetto Ridge falls to Riverdale in 2A duals regional final; Lely in 1A  Naples Daily News

With similar styles the Riverdale and Palmetto Ridge high school wrestling teams have clashed plenty of times over the years, especially with titles on the line.

'Lords of Chaos' ringleader, 'Cracker Barrel' killer, denied Florida death row appeals  The News-Press

Two death row inmates from Southwest Florida will remain in line for lethal injection after the Florida Supreme Court denied their latest appeals. Appeals were ...

Taruas A. Pugh: Candidate for Lee Co. School Board, Dist. 5  The News-Press

Pugh: "I was deeply touched and inspired to run for office because of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida."

Crime Stoppers wants to know about the dangerous students in your school  The News-Press

Crime Stoppers is asking Lee County students to come forward with any information that may identify students that make shooting threats.

Follow along: Six Lee County teachers surprised at schools with Golden Apples throughout day  The News-Press

Six Lee County teachers learn of Golden Apple awards in school Friday.

12-year-old girl arrested, accused of threatening a shooting at Cypress Lake Middle School  The News-Press

Detectives arrested the girl after she admitted to writing the threat in the girl's bathroom.

Passidomo, other lawmakers jump in after FHSAA won't mandate ice tubs for heat stroke  The News-Press

Kathleen Passidomo of Naples and other lawmakers to examine heat stroke safety after FHSAA refuses mandate on ice tubs, thermometers.

High schools: FHSAA refusing to change stance on heat illness safety equipment  The News-Press

The Florida High School Athletic Association is drawing the ire of heat safety advocates and medical professionals after refusing to change its stance on ...

Pair accused of sex act on Fort Myers sidewalk  The News-Press

Two people were arrested Monday, accused of a sex act on a Fort Myers sidewalk in broad daylight.

Cape Coral man accused of sexually assaulting child in Lee County for 12 years has been arrested  The News-Press

Matthew Roach, 64, is accused of sexually abusing a girl from the time she was 3 years old until she was 15, according to an arrest report.

Lee teacher finally loses license years after conviction  NBC2 News

A Lee County math teacher has been told by the state that he can't teach, and while the reason isn't that surprising, the fact it took so long might be an even ...

Lee County is on the fast path to building new schools  The News-Press

The Bonita Springs high school site might look overgrown, but activity should be ramping up in the coming months. And that's just one area Lee County is likely ...

Riverdale player dies after suffering heat stroke at football practice  The News-Press

Riverdale High School junior lineman Zachary Polsenberg was lovingly referred to by his teammates as the “Gentle Giant.” But when the 6-foot-5, 320-pound ...

Flu outbreak sees spike, kills Fort Myers native  NBC2 News

The flu epidemic has continued to spread in Southwest Florida.

SWFL High School football: Scores, photos, videos from Week 2 of the regular season  The News-Press

Participate in a live chat with The News-Press and Naples Daily News sports journalists as we break down the action from tonight's games.

Prep football: Gulf Coast rallies to shock Riverdale in overtime  Naples Daily News

After not playing for almost a month due to Hurricane Irma, it seemed to take the Gulf Coast High School football team just about forever to get untracked on ...

LCSO: Eight East Lee High students arrested Wednesday - six after brawl draws crowd of 300  The News-Press

Eight arrested students. Two injured staff members. And a 300-spectator brawl that left the school on lockdown an hour before dismissal. Wednesday "was not a ...

SWFL family loses loved one to drugs  Fox 4

LEE COUNTY, Fla., - A Southwest Florida family is heartbroken after losing their loved one to a drug overdose last month.

Lee County gangster accused of murder wants off death row  NBC2 News

After nearly 21 years of being on death row for murdering a Lee County teacher, a gang's ringleader is trying to get off death row.

4-H auctions take center stage  North Fort Myers Neighbor

For four months, members of the area 4-H organizations raised their animals to be judged and eventually auctioned away to the highest bidder.

Investigation into suspicious package at 7-Eleven in Estero ends; area deemed safe  The News-Press

Lee County deputies were on scene 7-Eleven located at 21850 South Tamiami Trail investigating a suspicious package.

Meet the 2018 Lee County Golden Apple recipients  NBC2 News

Meet this year's recipients of the Lee County Golden Apple awards.

Coach Delgado leaves Apopka High School  The Apopka Voice

James Delgado, the Assistant Head Coach, Offensive Line Coach and Recruiting Coordinator since 2011 at Apopka High School, is leaving to take a job as ...

Superintendent's plan leads to more changes at schools  The News-Press

Lee County teachers return to school next week, and, at several schools, they'll be looking at new faces in the administrative teams. On Tuesday night, the ...

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Riverdale student arrested with arsenal of weapons in vehicle  Lehigh Acres Citizen

A Riverdale High School student is under arrest after three shotguns, a loaded semi-automatic handgun, a loaded revolver, two large bayonet style...

Veteran's Day events in Southwest Florida - NBC2 News  NBC2 News

A list of events in Southwest Florida honoring and recognizing veterans.

SWFL High school football: Scores, photos, videos for Week 7 games  The News-Press

Participate in a live chat with Naples Daily News and News-Press sports journalists as we break down the action from preseason football.

High School Bowling in full swing at All Star Lanes  North Fort Myers Neighbor

Several months ago, officials from All Star Bowling Lanes approached the Lee County School Board to offer High School league play at local center.

Cape still reeling from toxic blue-green algae bloom  The News-Press

Clements is one of thousands of Cape Coral residents who've learned to at least partially cope with the impacts of a blue-green algae outbreak that started more ...

Lee Co. teachers recognized as being high impact  Fox 4

The Lee County School District congratulates the more than 200 teachers designated High Impact by the Florida Department of Education.

Lehigh Major Little League team lands in Southeast Regional with eye on World Series  The News-Press

The Lehigh Acres All-Stars head to Warner Robins, Georgia, to play in the Southeast Regional starting Friday, Aug. 3.

Lords of Chaos leader gets death  Naples Daily News

This story originally published in the Naples Daily News on Thursday, June 18, 1998. FORT MYERS -- Describing Kevin Foster as the perpetrator of a "cold, ...

Lee County football player dies from heat stroke  NBC2 News

A Lee County high school football player died after suffering a heat stroke during a practice last month.

Eight Lee, six Collier schools make U.S. News rankings  The News-Press

Eight Lee County schools and six Collier County Schools received gold, silver or bronze medals in the U.S. News Best High School rankings. Lee County ...

Riverdale High School Senior Signs College Commit - Riverdale High School  DigitalSports

FLORIDA- Mariah Marrero, senior from Riverdale High School, made her future evident today, Mariah Marrero February 4, 2015 at 10 AM, by signing her NLI ...

21-year-old Fort Myers man identified as victim of fatal Sunday night shooting  The News-Press

Fort Myers police responded to a call of gunshots near Thomas and Pauldo streets Sunday evening.

Five things to know about Lee’s student enrollment results  The News-Press

Here are five things parents may want to know about Lee County's student enrollment lottery.

Babcock Ranch is counting down to its grand opening  Naples Daily News

Just one year after throwing open construction gates to allow the public to witness the birth of a new town — Babcock Ranch is counting the days toward its ...

Teens charged in Lehigh double homicide - NBC2 News  NBC2 News

Two teenagers have been arrested and charged for the murders of a Lehigh Acres mother and son. According to the Lee County Sheriff's Office, Justin D. Wirth, ...

Death row appeal denied for Joshua Nelson, who was convicted of killing Cape Coral teen Tommy Owens  The News-Press

A third Southwest Florida man has had his death row appeal denied. Joshua Nelson, who killed Tommy Owens in 1995, will remain on death row.

Florida Supreme Court continues to deny appeals for death row inmates, including two more from Southwest Florida  The News-Press

Jack Sliney was convicted of killing a pawn shop owner in 1992. Anton Krawczuk killed David Staker in his home and then dumped his body in Charlotte County.

Red tide reaches the Panhandle

The impacts of red tide, which have devastated marine life along the southwest Gulf Coast, was discovered in Florida's Panhandle last week.

Fueled by son's death after football practice, Palm Coast family works to prevent heat...  Palm Coast Observer

Nearly a year after his son's death from heat stroke, James Polsenberg has just one wish: Never again.

Toxic algae killed east coast dog after contact with St. Lucie River, necropsy reveals  The News-Press

Toxic blue-green algae in the St. Lucie River killed Finn, a healthy 9-year-old standard poodle, a medical report shows. A necropsy found cyanobacteria, the ...

Former Mariner boys basketball coach James Harris appears in court  The News-Press

Former Mariner High boys basketball coach James Harris, who is accused of having sex with a student at the school and his home, appeared in Lee County ...

The opposite of bullying, Do Right Thing student stories profiled  North Fort Myers Neighbor

Bullying in schools is a hot topic in the news, especially with new cyberbullying on the Interne.

Mindy McCready remembered for making others laugh  USA TODAY

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Gayle Inge will always remember her daughter as a little girl in a car seat belting tunes into a hairbrush. Mindy McCready, country music ...

On the move: school principals, assistants take new roles  The News-Press

There will be new faces around the district and school sites this coming school year following the superintendent's recent reorganization announcements.

College Spring Break in SWFL: Who's coming and when  The News-Press

Fort Myers Beach chamber intel shows more universities are taking off in early to mid-March, well before Easter holiday.

Court ruling could get Lords of Chaos leader off death row  The News-Press

Recent Florida Supreme Court rulings throw into question the death sentences imposed on three of Lee County's most notorious killers.

East Lee County HS teacher reassigned after drug arrest  The News-Press

East Lee County High School teacher reassigned after marijuana arrest.

Summer camps in Southwest Florida  The News-Press

Summer break is about eight weeks long this year, depending on the school one attends. Here are a few local summer camps to help make the days more ...

Things to do with the kids this weekend in Southwest Florida  The News-Press

There's a holiday ice skating show, several holiday events, a tennis festival and Great Outdoor Adventure Day, just to name a few.

Spring Break: 20 years of sun & fun on Fort Myers Beach  The News-Press

Fort Myers Beach, and specifically the Lani Kai, have been spring break central for decades. Here's a look back at 20 years worth of spring break in Southwest ...

'Fourth Down in Dunbar' explores NFL players, history  The News-Press

"Fourth Down in Dunbar" provides rare glimpse of NFL players behind their facemasks.

Southwest Florida historical news  The News-Press

The News-Press is celebrating 130 years in Southwest Florida. Check back daily for 130 historical facts about the area. 1884: Stafford Cleveland, a publisher in ...

Program begins for local kids at Buckingham Park  Lehigh Acres Citizen

A new boys and girls recreational lacrosse league for children ages 7-14 is starting in the Lehigh Acres, Buckingham, North Myers Shores and Alva...

PO3C Aveyon Williams FTS Blue Jacket of the Year 2016 NOSC  The News-Press

NAVY. Fort Myers native, Petty Officer Third Class Aveyon Williams, on March 14, was named the reserve center's full-time support (FTS) Blue Jacket of the Year ...

Lee, Collier school systems get 'B' grades from state  The News-Press

Lee and Collier County schools scored B grades from the state this year. The annual A-to-F grading system is based on 11 categories, including learning gains, ...

Local soldier killed in helicopter crash  NBC2 News

A highly decorated soldier from Lehigh Acres died in a helicopter crash while serving in Afghanistan, according to the United States Department of Defense.

The Spring Break breakdown  Fort Myers Beach Talk

On short notice, Ron Kain wanted to take the family on a spring getaway and he chose Fort Myers Beach on a whim.

Lee County deputy dies in custody after birthday bar celebration

A Lee County sheriff's deputy died in custody after being kicked out of the Fort Myers bar where he was celebrating his 32nd birthday. Willard "Truck" ...

Family, friends seek answers in Chelsey Green’s death  The News-Press

Chelsey Green's death came nearly 10 years to the day her father died.

Lee County superintendent Nancy Graham resigns  The News-Press

Tears fell, hands clapped and kind words were spoken to Nancy Graham when she announced, just two years into her role as superintendent, the time has ...

Disabled students buddy up at FGCU Water Games  Eagle News

College isn't just about fun and games, but on Friday, April 8, five students from an FGCU class will try to make it that way for disabled high school ...

Lee's superintendent a homegrown teacher and farmer  The News-Press

Superintendent Greg Adkins isn't just a lifelong educator. He's a Rotarian, endurance athlete, father, sustainable farmer.

Twins visit NFM for baseball clinic  North Fort Myers Neighbor

Every winter, the Minnesota Twins visit parks throughout Southwest Florida to hold clinics for children just as their seasons are about to get under...

Florida Supreme Court Ruling gives death row inmates chance at life  The News-Press

More than half of Florida's 384 death row inmates may be eligible for new sentencing hearings under a ruling by the state's Supreme Court.

Lehigh Acres man convicted of first-degree murder on 20th birthday  The News-Press

A man who was accused of killing a mother and her 16-year-old son was found guilty of two first-degree murder charges Thursday — his 20th birthday.

62 Days ‘Til Kickoff: Mount Cody and “The Rocky Block”  Roll 'Bama Roll

A fan favorite who will forever be connected with Alabama's 2009 championship run, Terrence Cody did the unthinkable to help Bama beat the hated Vols.

Tell Mel: Motorcycle accident scam hits many churches  The News-Press

Sunday's column about the guy with the sob story about his son being in a motorcycle wreck sounded familiar to many readers. Some recounted the same story ...

What Collier and Lee voting precincts say about who we are  The News-Press

If Southwest Florida's registered voters were a person, they'd be a white Republican woman — based on Lee County and Collier County precinct demographics.

Coy wants to help Lee have cleaner, calmer government  The News-Press

Andy Coy does things in twos: He's a twin, has two daughters and two master's degrees, and has spent two 10-year stints as a teacher. Now, he'd like to add to ...

Rasmussen College Partners with Foundation for Lee County Public Schools' Academy of Teachers to Develop Custom Design Workshops  PR Newswire

FORT MYERS, Fla., Dec. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rasmussen College in Fort Myers recently announced its partnership with The Foundation for Lee County ...

Nation's Top 100 Senior Girls Recruits Returning For Outdoor Track & Field

Check out the nation's top 100 senior girls recruits by event returning for the outdoor track season. California state champ sprinter Lauren Rain Williams still ...

US Top 500 Outdoor Returnees: Girls 200m Dash  MileSplit

Check out the nation\'s top 500 outdoor girls returnees in the 200 meter dash among wind legal F.A.T. times.

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