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August 29, 1923 Highlander

The Lake Wales Highlander of 100 years ago reveals much about the history of our community. Each week the Lake Wales News will publish a front-page image of the former Lake Wales... — Updated 9/5/2023

 
 By Rachel Negrete    Sports

State Champion Lake Wales Highlanders Eye Start of New Season

A new school year means many things: getting used to new schedules, making new friends, and for fans of the defending state championship Lake Wales Highlanders, a new season of... — Updated 8/18/2023

 

Lake Wales Chrysler Dealership Celebrates Highlander Graduate Hannah Battles

A Lake Wales High School graduate bound for college will be honored at a special celebration hosted by a local auto dealership Friday. Hannah Battles, a 2023 graduate, will be... — Updated 8/4/2023

 
 By Robert Connors    Sports

Highlanders Win State Championship Game

The women of the Lake Wales High School softball team were all smiles in Clermont Thursday afternoon after winning the state softball class with 7-2 a victory over Wakulla. The... — Updated 6/15/2023

 

Highlander Softball Team Advances to State Championship Game Thursday

The Lake Wales High School Softball team is angling to bring back a second state championship in a single scholastic year after defeating Lemon Bay (Englewood) 5-0 in a semifinal... — Updated 5/25/2023

 

Lake Wales High School Weightlifters Win County Olympics Title

Lake Wales weightlifters won the Olympics-style county title while placing second to Lakeland in the traditional competition. In the Olympic competition, Lake Wales won with 53... — Updated 3/16/2023

 
 By Robert Connors    News

Highlanders To Celebrate State Championship Season With Community Celebration at Kiwanis Park

The entire Lake Wales community is invited to come out and share some Highlander Pride to celebrate the Lake Wales High School Highlanders first state football championship. The eve... — Updated 2/25/2023

 
 By Robert Connors    News

Lake Wales Wins State Title in Heart-stopping Finish

The Lake Wales Highlanders have completed a perfect 15-0 season with a 32-30 win over Daytona Mainland to win their first state championship. After falling behind early by a 10-0... — Updated 12/29/2022

 
 By Robert Connors    Sports

Highlanders Advance to State Championship Game With 37-7 Win

The Lake Wales Highlanders won their semi-final football game Friday night and will face the Mainland Buccaneers of Daytona Beach in the state Class 3S Championship game, which... — Updated 12/21/2022

 
 By Robert Connors    News

Amar'e Stoudemire Arrested in Miami Only Two Days After Lake Wales Visit

Former Lake Wales resident and NBA great Amar'e Stoudemire was arrested in Miami Saturday, only two days after speaking to students and faculty at McLaughlin Middle/High school in L... — Updated 12/18/2022

 
 By Robert Connors    Sports

Lake Wales Highlanders Top Daytona Mainland to Win Championship

The Lake Wales Highlanders have completed a perfect 15-0 season with a 32-30 win over Daytona Mainland to win their first state championship. After falling behind early by a 10-0... — Updated 12/17/2022

 
 By Robert Connors    News

Televised Highlanders Championship Game or Take the Fan Bus

As the Lake Wales Highlanders take on Daytona Beach Mainland in the Class 3S Football Championship, fans have some options for viewing the game, which will be live-streamed on the i... — Updated 12/15/2022

 
 By Robert Connors    News

UPDATE: Highlanders Win, Advance

The Lake Wales Highlanders defeated Columbia Friday night, and will advance to the state championship game next week. Details of the Highlanders' win can be found in our Sports... — Updated 12/5/2022

 
 By Robert Connors    Sports

Highlanders Defeat All Saints by 3-0 Score, Advance to Semi-final Match

Lake Wales High School's athletics programs continue to find success, as the men's soccer program advanced to the Polk County Champion's League semi-final game with a 3-1 victory... — Updated 12/3/2022

 
 By Robert Connors    Sports

Highlanders Advance to Final Four in State Football Title Hunt

UPDATE: GAME TIME CHANGED TO 7:00 BY FSHAA See new story in NEWS section The Lake Wales Highlanders captured the Regional Championship and advanced to the final four in the state... — Updated 12/1/2022

 
 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

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

 

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