Most high school athletes dream of participating in signing day. In Orlando, seven Jones football players signed their letters of intent to play college ball next year and will be joining programs ranging from the Ivy League to the Atlantic Coast Conference.
The Cocoa High School football team received a raucous send-off on Thursday as the players loaded onto a bus bound for a championship game in Tallahassee.
Due to frequent late summer afternoon showers, many teams high school football teams are having to tweak their practices. The Apopka Blue Darters have taken many of their practices indoors and that has impacted their footing this season.
Lake Brantley senior linebackers Andrew and Michael Harris are a packaged deal. The twin brothers played soccer and ran track together growing up in Jamaica, now they'll play football at the University of Central Florida next year.
Freshman and junior varsity football games scheduled for Thursday night between Bishop Moore Catholic and Edgewater High School were canceled due to a social media post, officials said.
Some Central Florida high schools are competing for state championship titles this week.
During practice, Kevin Beal, affectionately known as Buster, is the glue that literally keeps things together. Buster attended Merritt Island High School. Soon after graduation, he started working as a manager for all the sports teams.
He is one of the best high school basketball players in Florida, and he's doing it with one arm all while breaking barriers on the court. Life Christian Academy senior guard Hansel-Emmanuel Donato lost his left arm in an accident when was just six years old, but he hasn't let that stop him from chasing his dreams.
A group of Central Florida teams reached the State Semifinals. We have a recap of which ones advanced to the championships.
FOX 35 Football Friday features Regional Finals. We are just twelve days removed from the 1A-3A Championships in Tallahassee and 19 days away from the 4A-8A Championships in Fort Lauderdale.
It was a soggy and windy FOX 35 Football Friday night -- miserable conditions across Central Florida for some huge post-season matchups, including our game of the week featuring Lake Mary at Seminole.
It is high school football playoff season and emotions are running high. One big rivalry put security under the microscope on Friday evening for Lake Mary-Seminole playoff game. The district added extra safety and security measures to keep the crowds under control.
The Seminole High School Seminoles are hosting the Lake Mary Rams in a big state playoff game. The rivals are now meeting for the second time this season.
Players and fans are getting ready for a showdown in Sanford. Seminole High School is hosting Lake Mary in a big football playoff game Friday night. The referees are going to keep things civil on the field, but after some drama in the stands during the last game, there are some changes for the fans this game.
We have reached the playoffs for high school football in Florida. Our featured game was a regular-season re-match between Mainland and Jones. Meanwhile, Seminole continued its quest for repeat state title hosting Winter Park.
It is a Fox 35 Football Friday playoff edition. Mainland is in the playoffs after a rough start to their season. The Buccaneers lost three of their four first games, but they hit their stride just in time as they take on Jones High School.
Our FOX 35 Football Friday game of the week featured Orange City University High School at Kissimmee Osceola High School. It was a messy game due to the rainy conditions. Osceola won 13-8.
It was a very wet and nasty final week of the regular high school football season on Friday. There were some rivalries and post-season tune-ups all across Central Florida. One of the best non-district matchups in our area had Orange City University High visiting Osceola High with a pair of teams who could make a deep run.
Over the past 10 years, about 30 of Osceola High School's defensive linemen have earned scholarships to play collegiate football.
FOX 35 Football Friday actually got started on Thursday. Every game is meaningful but this match between Timber Creek and Winter Park was for a district title.