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 By Robert Connors    Sports 

Highlanders Advance to Final Four in State Football Title Hunt

The Lake Wales Highlanders captured the Regional Championship and advanced to the final four in the state Class 3S football playoffs Friday night with an exciting 26-9 victory over... — Updated 11/26/2022

 
 By Robert Connors    Sports 

Highlanders Face Title Game Against Tough Zephyrhills Team

UPDATE: Highlanders Advance. See the story here A Friday night Regional Championship game will be the first hosted at Lake Wales' Legion Field in memory, according to long-time... — Updated 11/26/2022

 
 By Robert Connors    Sports

Highlanders Vanquish Vanguard, Will Host Regional Title Game at Legion Field

The Lake Wales Highlanders took another step forward toward their long-denied state football title Friday night as they defeated the Ocala Vanguard Knights 40-0. The Knights had end... — Updated 11/24/2022

 
 By Robert Connors    Sports

Lake Wales Highlanders Open State Title Campaign Against Auburndale Friday

The undefeated and top-seeded Lake Wales High School Highlanders football team has drawn a rematch with the eight-seeded Auburndale Bloodhounds in the first round of the Regional... — Updated 11/17/2022

 
 By Robert Connors    Sports

Highlanders Advance in Football Playoffs Despite Sloppy Play

The top-seeded Lake Wales Highlander football team advanced their 2022 playoff hopes Friday night at Legion Field with a decisive 34-10 victory over the eighth-seed Auburndale... — Updated 11/12/2022

 
 By Robert Connors    Sports

Undefeated Lake Wales Highlanders Eye District Title

After tearing through a schedule that was expected to present challenges, the Lake wales Highlanders take on their district foes, the Liberty High School Chargers, tonight in... — Updated 10/21/2022

 
 By Robert Connors    Sports

Highlanders to Induct Five Into Hall of Fame

The second annual Highlander Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony will take place on Saturday, April 30, and Shelli Jacobs, secretary of the Highlander Booster Club, is excited... — Updated 5/1/2022

 

Highlanders Open Baseball Season Wednesday Against Mulberry

The crack of the bat, the chatter in the pen, fresh clay on the mound, and lights on "The Hill" tell us that the Highlander Baseball season has begun. Hopes are high for the first h... — Updated 2/24/2022

 
 By Robert Connors    Sports

Highlander Girls Hope to Bring Home a Basketball Title

Lake Wales High School's girls' basketball team advanced in their effort to win a state title at home Thursday night as the top seed Highlanders defeated 8th seed Zephyrhills in the... — Updated 2/11/2022

 
 By News Staff    News

Thousands Turn Out to Herald Holidays, Welcome Santa

A dazzling display of lights greeted local residents Saturday evening for a mile of Central Avenue as a column of colorful floats, bands, and more than a thousand participants... — Updated 12/16/2021

 
 By Tom Paulson    Sports

Lake Wales Defeats Port St. Lucie to Advance to Regional Semifinals

The Lake Wales Highlanders advanced to the Class 6-A Regional semifinals after a solid game against the Port St. Lucie Jaguars Friday night, emerging victorious by a 35-0 score.... — Updated 11/20/2021

 
 By Tom Paulson    Sports

Highlanders Fall in Regional Semi-finals

After a strong showing this season, the Lake Wales Highlanders season came to a close in Ocala Friday night as they fell short 24-13 in a defensive battle with traditional... — Updated 11/20/2021

 
 By News Staff    Sports

Highlanders Face Port St. Lucie in Playoff Opener

After concluding their regular season play with an 8-2 wining record, the Lake Wales Highlanders advance as 6-A District 7 runners-up to the Florida High School Athletic Association... — Updated 11/20/2021

 

Attorney Kent Lilly Offers Lesson in Value of Role Models

By now a familiar voice to fans at Friday night football games, one local volunteer has made a highly successful career out of childhood inspiration, and a thread of football... — Updated 11/12/2021

 
 By Sports Staff    Sports

Highlanders Defeat Rival Bartow, Prepare for Playoffs

A four-interception defense led the Lake Wales Highlanders to a 24-13 football victory over the Bartow Yellowjackets Friday night on a rain-soaked field in Bartow, leaving the... — Updated 11/6/2021

 
 By Robert Connors    Sports

Highlanders Soccer Team Ready to Start Their 22-game Regular Season

After a successful preseason tournament outing at Auburndale this week, the Lake Wales High School Boys Soccer teans are ready to start their regular season on Monday when they... — Updated 11/6/2021

 
 By Tom Paulson    Sports

Highlanders Crush Kissimmee Gateway to Assure Playoff Spot

Wrapping up their District 7 play with a flourish, the Lake Wales Highlanders overwhelmed Kissimmee Gateway by a score of 58-0 Friday night. The win assures the local eleven a... — Updated 10/30/2021

 
 By News Staff    Sports

After Win Against Palm Bay, Highlanders Face Kissimmee Gateway Friday Night

After seeing their District title hopes dashed in a 14-8 loss to Auburndale two weeks ago, the Highlanders came back to best the Palm Bay Heritage Panthers last week by a 37-30... — Updated 10/27/2021

 
 By News Staff    Sports

Highlanders Fall Short in Important District Game

Hopes for a District 6A-7 championship faded Friday night for the Lake Wales Highlanders football squad lost a defensive battle, falling to the undefeated Auburndale Bloodhounds by... — Updated 10/16/2021

 
 By Robert Connors    Sports

District Title Showdown Happens Friday Night in Lake Wales

In what is likely to be the deciding contest of the 2021 football regular season, the Lake Wales Highlanders will face off against the undefeated Auburndale Bloodhounds Friday... — Updated 10/16/2021

 
 By Robert Connors    Sports

Highlanders Strike Early To Top Hardee, Move to 5-1

Returning to the form that marked the early games of the season, the Lake Wales Highlanders struck early and often against the Hardee Wildcats, running up a score of 21-0 barely... — Updated 10/13/2021

 
 By Robert Connors    Sports
Highlander players file past the scoreboard

Highlanders Win First District Game

With their District 7 title hopes still riding high, the Lake Wales Highlanders notched their first important win against a conference rival by defeating Melbourne Eau Gallie 43-27... — Updated 10/8/2021

 
 By Robert Connors    Sports
Kids and coaches on Legion Field grass

New Lighted Football Field May Serve Youth Football Leagues

A lighted football field proposed for Washington Park near US 27 is expected to make a big difference to hundreds of young people involved in two Lake Wales youth football leagues.... — Updated 10/6/2021

 
 By Robert Connors    Schools

Lake Wales High School Marks Annual Homecoming

The small-town spirit shone through in Lake Wales Thursday as a thousand spectators gathered to watch the annual Homecoming Parade organized by the students of Lake Wales High... — Updated 10/2/2021

 
 By Robert Connors    Sports

Lake Wales Highlanders Open Their Title Campaign

Riding on their 3-1 season record and seeking to repeat as district champs in their new higher classification, the Lake Wales Highlanders football squad will face the Melbourne Eau... — Updated 10/2/2021

 

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