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Osceola High School: Graduation letter; Kissimmee | WFTV  WFTV Orlando

Three weeks before graduation, some Osceola High School students learned that they're in danger of not walking across the stage.



Attention: Osceola High School Class of 1940-1978  Osceola News-Gazette

Osceola High School is hosting a multi-class reunion on Saturday, Oct. 13, for Osceola High graduates from 1940 to 1978. Each year the event adds the newest ...



Roger Jones, Great Fla. Shootout and Kissimmee Klassic co-founder, passes away at age 69  Osceola News-Gazette

As the Osceola Kowboys prepare for a home game football game this evening, a pall has been cast over the campus as Roger Jones, the co-founder of the ...



Osceola students protest gun violence | Education  Osceola News-Gazette

Staff Writer. Students across Osceola County staged peaceful school walk-outs Wednesday afternoon to show solidarity for students killed in a South Florida ...



Mother, teenage daughter found dead in Kissimmee home ID'd  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - A mother and her teenage daughter were found dead Monday morning in their Kissimmee home, according to the Osceola County Sheriff's ...



Class of 2018 | Lifestyle  Osceola News-Gazette

Osceola County high school seniors graduated this week at the Silver Spurs Arena. Hats off to the Class of 2018.



Osceola County sees five killings in three days  Osceola News-Gazette

Staff Writer. Three murder cases with five victims in less than five days swept Osceola County this week. The most recent case took place Wednesday, when ...



Osceola high school students turn derelict bus into homework sanctuary for homeless students | WFTV  WFTV Orlando

Three high school students in Osceola County have taken a big step to help the homeless among their classmates in having a safe, quiet place to do their ...



Obituary: Roger Paul Jones (9/12/18)  Chronicle Times

Roger Paul Jones, age 69, of St Cloud, FL passed away at home surrounded by family on September 6, 2018. Roger was born on April 12, 1949 to Paul R. and ...



Osceola County teacher fights suspension after alleged ‘inappropriate communication’ with student | WFTV  WFTV Orlando

An Osceola County teacher has been suspended without pay over allegations of inappropriate communications with a student. Osceola High School business ...



Puerto Rican students continue to enroll in Osceola schools, as more schools on the island close  Central Florida News 13

The Department of Education in Puerto Rico announced it will close more than 280 schools island-wide.



As prom looms, Transition House raises alcohol awareness with teens  Central Florida News 13

It's prom month for many Central Florida high schools. It's also Alcohol Awareness Month. An Osceola County nonprofit wants students to be aware of the ...



Kissimmee, county chip in for OHS championship rings  Osceola News-Gazette

Staff Writer. A community that was behind the Osceola High School boys basketball team in its run to a state title in. News-Gazette Photo/Ken Jackson



New tacos, tapas bar opens in downtown Kissimmee  Osceola News-Gazette

Visitors to downtown's main drag may have noticed some new tunes and aromas coming from the open doors beside Kissimmee Diner.



Deaths in Central Florida: 8/30  Orlando Sentinel

To place an Orlando Sentinel obituary, visit this form. You can also search for previous obituaries here. LAKE. Harry Clark Weller Harry Clark Weller 94, ...



Central Florida students plan school walkouts against gun violence Wednesday  Orlando Weekly

Central Florida students are joining schools around the country in a nationwide school walkout Wednesday morning against gun violence. The walkouts come ...



Kowboys could win it all again  Osceola News-Gazette

OHS Coach Nate Alexander might hoist another state championship trophy at OHS in the near future. Photo/Rick Pedone.



Deaths in Central Florida: 9/25  Orlando Sentinel

To place an Orlando Sentinel obituary, visit this form. You can also search for previous obituaries here. ORANGE. June Pauline Vitek June Pauline Vitek, ...



Jackson welcomes new faces to Eagles wrestling room  Clay Today Online

FLEMING ISLAND – Monday was day one of official wrestling practice and the Fleming Island High team was in nearly full force in the weightroom and on the ...



Kissimmee teen earns Girl Scout Gold Award | News | aroundosceola.com  Osceola News-Gazette

For the News-Gazette. Jacklyn Dougherty is casting a bright light on one of the Sunshine State's most burning issues. The 15-year-old Osceola High School ...



Firefighter funds help Osceola High School baseball team after fire  Osceola News-Gazette

Osceola High School Kowboys Baseball Coach Scott Birchler thanks Ryan Appleman, vice president of the Lt. Bill Manning Foundation. The foundation made a ...



OHS hails champion Kowboys! | News | aroundosceola.com  Osceola News-Gazette

Staff Writer. Monday usually comes in like a sleepy mule at work or school. But the staff and students at Osceola High School started this week “feelin' good like ...



Black History Month: Deloris McMillon | News | aroundosceola.com  Osceola News-Gazette

In 1969, Deloris McMillon, now retired, was one of the first two teachers to integrate St. Cloud High School. Submitted Photo.



Storm lacrosse teams look forward to districts  Osceola News-Gazette

Celebration's Charlotte Spencer, left, leads the team with 73 goals. Photo/John Warner.



Osceola County touts NeoCity as possible Amazon home  Orlando Sentinel

Amazon's second headquarters would be a good fit — but unlikely — for the new NeoCity development near Kissimmee, Osceola County manager Don Fisher ...



OHS awarded duals state wrestling tournament  Osceola News-Gazette

Osceola's Malyke Hines (left) competes at last year's state wrestling tournament at the Silver Spurs Arena. Photo/Martin Maddock.



Kowboys' Hines is state wrestling champ; OHS 6th in Class 3A  Osceola News-Gazette

Osceola's Malyke Hines defeated Miami Beach's Daishon Felton in the first round of the 120-pound Class 3A state wrestling tournament, and went on to win the ...



Osceola high schools could all be overcrowded in 5 years | WFTV  WFTV Orlando

Eyewitness News learned the Osceola County School District is looking for ways to alleviate overcrowding at four high schools in the county.



Osceola robotics team battling for a world title  Osceola News-Gazette

Osceola Robotics Team 1065, better know as “The Moose” is competing for a world championship in St. Louis this week.



Mario Kendricks Commits To Virginia Tech  TechSideline.com

Mario Kendricks Defensive Tackle, Class of 2019. Osceola High School, Kissimmee, FL 6-1, 275. Virginia Tech got good news on Saturday afternoon when ...



State Champs: Lake Gibson wins 2A Duals wrestling state championship  The Ledger

Lake Gibson's De 'Yaveyun Joseph turned Fort Myer Riverdale's Darius Parker on his back for a pin with 30 seconds remaining in a 195-pound match and ...



Lake Gibson topples Springstead, advaces to 2A state wrestling semfinals  The Ledger

Lake Gibson's Eljiah Grey suddenly turned Chris Morales and picked up the pin with 14 seconds remaining to lead the Braves to a stirring 39-27 quarterfinals ...



Wellington youth wrestlers experience power surge at AAU state meet  Sun Sentinel

The Wellington Wrestling Club doubled down on its title recipients during the Florida AAU (Amateur Athletic Union) state championship meet at Osceola High ...



Student talents shine at Arts Alive | Education  Osceola News-Gazette

The Musical Theater Ensemble perform during the 22nd annual Arts Alive event at the Osceola High School Performing Arts Center on Friday. News-Gazette ...



Sentencing for Victoria Rios delayed  Orlando Sentinel

The last of four people convicted in the murder of an Osceola County club promoter - all teens and young adults – will be sentenced to prison.



Mariners name Paul Davis to be their major league pitching coach  Seattle Times

Davis has spent the last five years working in a variety of pitching-related jobs in the Cardinals' organization.



'I am afraid he will hurt me': Osceola student documents stalking by ex before she was found dead  Orlando Sentinel

Osceola County deputies are investigating after a man fatally shot himself Thursday after trying to break into a Poinciana home, where a woman was later found ...



All-State OHS safety killed, four others hurt in tragic 192 crash  Osceola News-Gazette

Dominic Lee, shown on National Signing Day, Feb. 4, when he signed to play at Butler (Kan.) Community College. By Ken Jackson. Staff Writer. A key member ...



Gateway's Henry Miller to Pitt; Osceola's Carlos Becker to FSU  Osceola News-Gazette

Kowboys cornerback Carlos Becker is interviewed by the media after he committed to Florida State at the signing ceremony at Osceola High School on ...



Smith saw people, services change in Osceola | Education  Osceola News-Gazette

The staff at Ross Jefferies Student Services are from left, Elizabeth Lane, Toni Rapinesi, Elizabeth Peterson, Consuelo Ponce-Salmon, Anir Gonzalez, Keisha ...



Girls basketball preview: Lady Dogs defend conference crown  Osceola News-Gazette

Osceola's Naquana Gray (22) defends against Ridge Community. Photo/Martin Maddock.



College Colors Day spotlights higher learning | Education  Osceola News-Gazette

Staff Writer. The annual College Colors Day initiative has a little to do with football — at its heart it encourages fans to wear the colors of either their alma mater ...



All-County Wrestling: state champ Malyke Hines of OHS dominated  Osceola News-Gazette

For the News-Gazette. It wasn't a bad sophomore wrestling season for Osceola High School's Malyke Hines. He won 60 times, took several prestigious ...



Gibbons finishes as 1A state dual-meet runner-up to powerhouse Lake Highland Prep  Sun Sentinel

Cardinal Gibbons' wrestling team found itself second only to one this inaugural FHSAA Dual Wrestling State Championships season. And coach Frank Pettineo ...



Guns found on school campuses  WKMG Orlando

The most recent statistics available from the 2015-2016 school year reveal that public schools reported 167 firearm incidents to Florida's Department of ...



Kacy Wilson, former Fla. teacher, arrested for allegedly having sex with student  CBS News

Woman charged with unlawful sexual activity with certain minors, unlawful transmission of pornography by electronic device.



Blanche Ely stays undefeated, beats Kissimmee Osceola for Class 7A state title  Sun Sentinel

Blanche Ely boys basketball coach Melvin Randall called the opportunity to play for the Class 7A state championship "historic." The Tigers established a new ...



PREP FOOTBALL: Area regional quarterfinal playoff capsules  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

FHSAA PLAYOFFS — REGIONAL QUARTERFINALS. CLASS 8A-REGION 2. No. 6 Gateway Panthers (6-4) at No. 3 Riverview Rams (9-1). When: 7:30 p.m., ...



Puerto Ricans Seeking New Lives Put Stamp on Central Florida  New York Times

KISSIMMEE, Fla. — When Manuel Hernandez, a teacher in Puerto Rico, looked at the reasons to stay home or to take a chance on joining the ever-growing ...



Harmony sweeps OBC golf; districts begin Monday  Osceola News-Gazette

Harmony's Brooke Wetzel won the OBC championship by one stroke. Photo/Martin Maddock.



100 pins for Detwiler  Clay Today Online

KISSIMMEE – Fleming Island High senior wrestler Paul Detwiler continued his scorched Earth approach to the 2017 season with a second tournament loaded ...



Konrad Schafer sentenced to life in prison for double-fatal shooting spree  Orlando Sentinel

Nearly three years after a 15-year-old and his friends terrorized Osceola County with random shootings that left two innocent bystanders dead, a judge on Friday ...



Osceola's Alex Medina is Male Soccer Player of the Year  Osceola News-Gazette

Osceola's Alex Medina is the News-Gazette Soccer Player of the Year. Photo/Rob Herbert.



Porter, Hughes ding Lake Highland Prep lineup  Clay Today Online

KISSIMMEE - Lake Highland Prep made it very clear that their intention at the Wrestling State Duals Championship tournament held Saturday at Osceola High ...



All-First Coast: Hard work takes BKs Josiah McCallum from winless to perfect  The Florida Times-Union

Bishop Kenny senior Josiah McCallum is the Times-Union's All-First Coast wrestler of the year for 2017-18.



Shore's Men's Wear icon passes, store to remain open  Osceola News-Gazette

Staff Writer. A longtime mainstay and driving force for the downtown Kissimmee row of merchants has left behind a legacy of making sure customers looked ...



Kacy Christine Wilson, Former Teacher, Allegedly Had Sex With 16-Year-Old Student In School Closet  Huffington Post

Kacy Christine Wilson, a 28-year-old former teacher at Osceola High School in Kissimmee, Fla., is being accused of pulling a 16-year-old student out of class ...



Agents find assault weapons, $150K worth of pot after drug arrest | WFTV  WFTV Orlando

Investigators said they got $150000 worth of marijuana and a stash of assault weapons off the streets, after deputies discovered drugs packed inside the trunk of ...



Kissimmee boxer one of only six males to qualify for Team USA  Osceola News-Gazette

By Rick Pedone. Sports Editor. Flyweight boxer Antonio Vargas took one of the most difficult paths possible to the 2016 Olympic Games, which begin Friday with ...



Man sentenced to life in prison for 2013 murder of Poinciana man  Orlando Sentinel

David Damus, one of four young people accused in the violent 2013 murder of a Poinciana man, was sentenced to life in prison on charges of murder and ...



Walter Medlin, Kissimmee's internationally known Ferrari collector, heads back to prison  Orlando Sentinel

Walter Medlin, Kissimmee Ferrari collector, heads back to prison.



FSU defensive back Carlos Becker to miss spring practice after surgery  Tomahawk Nation

Rising junior defensive back Carlos Becker III could very well contribute meaningful snaps to the Seminole secondary come fall. But before he has the chance to ...



Kissimmee officers shot: Police funeral service | WFTV | WFTV  WFTV Orlando

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Thousands of people filled the First Baptist Church of Orlando Thursday to honor Kissimmee police Sgt. Sam Howard and Officer Matthew ...



Ben and Noel Haggard follow a music legend: Their dad, Merle  Osceola News-Gazette

By Peter Covino. A&E Editor. Merle Haggard was one of country music's greatest legends. Haggard died last year, but his music lives on in both spirit and sound ...



Death on Tarpon Street: Family's cycle of violence, child abuse, drugs  Orlando Sentinel

KISSIMMEE — Sixteen-month-old Avahya Martin spent her last hours alive in a Tarpon Street home where police say her father swung the 23-pound toddler like ...



Fleming Island falls in state duals wrestling final  Florida Times-Union

KISSIMMEE — Fleming Island has achieved what it needs to, physically, in order to become the state's best Class 3A wrestling team.Having the belief, and the ...



How Florida's 1 million Puerto Ricans could influence the presidential race  azcentral.com

Puerto Ricans pouring into Florida are shifting the state's politics and could be a force in the presidential race.



Family remembers teen killed in Friday crash in St. Lucie County  TCPalm

The family will have a memorial at 7 p.m. Monday at the crash site in St. Lucie County.



Deaths in Central Florida: 11/23  Orlando Sentinel

To place an Orlando Sentinel obituary, visit this form. You can also search for previous obituaries here. LAKE. Schaeffer Wilson Sherman, Jr., 81, of Eustis, died ...



Edgewater student, 16, charged with bringing gun to school  Orlando Sentinel

A 16-year-old Edgewater High School student was arrested after police and school staff say he brought an unloaded gun and marijuana onto the Orlando ...



Mustangs' Falco, Hurricanes' Price top qualifiers  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

KISSIMMEE. Led by Sophia Falco and Kavious Price, area athletes put on quite a show in the field events and on the track Saturday. A junior at Lakewood ...



Carlos Becker III: Another long-jumping DB success story for FSU football?  Tomahawk Nation

Many will remember Florida State wide-receiver Nyqwan Murray's late fourth-quarter touchdown grab as the play that sealed an Orange Bowl victory over ...



TRACK AND FIELD: State meet info  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

TRACK AND FIELD. FHSAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS. ADMISSION: $9 per day. PARKING: $5. WHEN, WHERE. noon Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday, IMG ...



One dead and three injured after Kissimmee graduation party  Orlando Sentinel

It was supposed to be the biggest and best party of the year for Kissimmee's north side.For months, the neighborhood's graduating seniors had been anticipating ...



Defensive back Carlos Becker commits to FSU  Tomahawk Nation

Florida State added more talent -- and size -- to its secondary today, securing the commitment of Kissimmee's Carlos Becker, a 6-2, 185-pound DB from Osceola ...



Eagles win Bill Scott wrestle Invite  Clay Today Online

LONGWOOD – With seven finalists and two individual champions, including the best lightweight wrestler of the night, the Fleming Island High School wrestling ...



USF Football Player Shot In Possible Road-Rage Incident  WUSF News

A University of South Florida football player is in stable condition after being shot Saturday night in what Tampa police call a "road-rage incident."



Riverview RB Higdon MVP of Florida University camp  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

KISSIMMEE. Riverview junior RB Karan Higdon was named the Most Valuable Player of the Football University camp at April 4 to 6 Osceola High School.



B/R CFB Recruiting 200: Top 200 Overall Recruits for 2016  Bleacher Report

After thorough study using specific scoring criteria, Bleacher Report recruiting analysts Damon Sayles, Sanjay Kirpalani and Tyler Donohue have graded the top ...



Mustangs girls, Sarasota boys win districts  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

SARASOTA. The experimenting is over for the Lakewood Ranch High track and field teams. Knowing they would be competing in Class 4A, the highest ...



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