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Doubleheader against Monmouth Canceled, Columbia on Tap Wednesday  FGCU Athletics

FORT MYERS, FL – Due to inclement weather the doubleheader slated between FGCU and Monmouth has been canceled and will not be rescheduled.

Randolph Earns Second ASUN Pitcher of the Week Award This Season  FGCU Athletics

ATLANTA, GA – Senior Riley Randolph was named the ASUN Pitcher of the Week, the league office announced Monday afternoon. The honor becomes the ...

Fournet Collects 200 Career Hits, @FGCU_Softball Falls Narrowly to NDSU  FGCU Athletics

CLEARWATER, FL – The FGCU softball team (13-12) fell in a 3-2 contest to North Dakota State University (NDSU) (18-11), in its final match of the USF ...

@FGCU_Softball Comes Away with 7-5 Win Over #2 Team Japan  FGCU Athletics

FORT MYERS, FL – Hosting Team Japan in an exhibition contest Saturday evening, the FGCU Softball Team came away with a 7-5 triumph over the No.

Randolph Named ASUN Pitcher of the Week  FGCU Athletics

ATLANTA, GA – Senior pitcher Riley Randolph was named the ASUN Pitcher of the Week, the league office announced Monday afternoon. "Riley was dominant ...

Prep basketball: Naples Holiday Shootout features top girls teams, players in nation  Naples Daily News

The 20th annual Naples Holiday Shootout returns to Gulf Coast High School for the second straight year. Sixteen teams — eight from Florida and eight from five ...

Brent Batten: Site for new high school in northern Collier could be decided Tuesday  Naples Daily News

Twenty-three rhymes with triple G. That might have the makings of a great senior class slogan if the next high school in Collier County keeps its present name.

Site for new high school lauded by Collier County School Board  Naples Daily News

The Collier County School Board did not vote or come to a formal consensus on a site for a new high school during its meeting Tuesday, but all board members ...

Gulf Coast High senior Elaine Kim has 'fighter's mentality'  Naples Daily News

Elaine Kim is Gulf Coast High School's Graduate of Distinction for 2018.

Signing Day: 11 Gulf Coast Sharks, including six state champs, commit to college  Naples Daily News

Gulf Coast's ceremony included four Division I signees and three Player of the Year Finalists.

@FGCU_Softball Blanks San Diego State in Six Innings, 9-0  FGCU Athletics

SAN DIEGO, CA – The FGCU softball team (9-9) ended its west coast road swing on a strong note, shutting out San Diego State (10-9) by a score of 9-0 in six ...

PrepZone: Six Gulf Coast athletes sign with Division I schools  Naples Daily News

Gulf Coast High School has had ceremonies with more athletes, but it would be hard to find a bigger signing day than what the Sharks had Monday. Six Gulf ...

Threat toward Collier school deemed not credible, but district's response serious  Naples Daily News

After a threat made against Oakridge Middle was investigated and deemed not credible, Collier County school district officials are continuing to warn parents ...

High school football 2018: The Naples Daily News previews all Week 2 games  The News-Press

Miami-Palmetto at Naples High is the Game of the Week, while Barron Collier and Golden Gate host big games.

Prep roundup: Gulf Coast boys tennis beats Barron Collier  Naples Daily News

The Gulf Coast High School boys tennis team beat Barron Collier 5-2 on Monday evening.

Florida Gulf Coast University Eagles Athletics - @FGCU_Softball Defeats UConn, Falls to FAU  FGCU Athletics

BOCA RATON, FL – The FGCU softball team (6-5) split a pair of games on the first day of the FAU Strike Out Cancer Tournament Saturday afternoon at the FAU ...

Deputies investigating social media post 'causing concern' at Gulf Coast, Palmetto Ridge High  Naples Daily News

Deputies are investigating a social media post referencing Gulf Coast High School and Palmetto Ridge High School that is "causing concern," a CCSO ...

Youth football: FBU National Championships bring country's top talent to Naples  Naples Daily News

Some of the best middle school football players in the nation are taking over Naples this week. The Football University (FBU) National Championships return ...

Prep Football: Gulf Coast promotes assistant Scalise to head coach  Naples Daily News

After coaching for 14 years as an assistant in Colorado, Tom Scalise has coached in SWFL the past four seasons.

Prep football: Who are the five most underrated football players in Collier County?  Naples Daily News

A look at five players who aren't getting big-time recruiting love, but will be vital to his team's success on the field in 2018.

High school football notebook: Naples DB Devin Moore named to Freshman All-American Bowl  Naples Daily News

Naples High DB Devin Moore was named to the Freshman All-American game on Monday, three days after his first career interception.

Boil-water advisory affects three Collier County schools  Naples Daily News

The boil-water advisory will remain in effect until about 3 p.m. Thursday for Palmetto Ridge High School and Corkscrew Middle and Elementary schools.

Gulf Coast HS band gets a brass rock band benefit with something for all  Naples Daily News

The Hard Drive Horns concert in Gulf Coast High School's performing arts hall Wednesday is only missing a dance floor.

Demanding gun reform, Collier students walk out on Columbine anniversary  Naples Daily News

Just after 10 a.m. Friday as Collier students headed to class, others took a more defiant route. They walked out onto their schools' football fields, where they held ...

Man attacked by a bear has recovered but is wary around home in North Naples  Naples Daily News

Andrew Meunier took his dog outside and was surprised to find a black bear with cubs. The adult bear swatted him on the face, leaving a long cut.

Gulf Coast's Paula Gomes wins 2018 Winged Foot Scholar-Athlete Award  Naples Daily News

Paula Gomes came to America when she was 8, with her family looking for an opportunity. She will leave finishing in the top five of her class at her school, and ...

2018 Graduates of Distinction  Naples Daily News

The Naples Daily News presents the community's 2018 "Graduates of Distinction."

Shooting threat towards Collier middle school deemed non-credible  NBC2 News

Collier County Sheriff's Office reports said a student posted a Snapchat Tuesday claiming someone wanted to shoot up Oak Ridge Middle.

CCSO: Collier student accused of threatening teacher, another student in protective custody  Naples Daily News

She used another student's e-mail account Sunday to send an e-mail to a teacher that said, "Shooting you and the school Tuesday," authorities said.

Collier deputies investigating concerning social media post  NBC2 News

The Collier County Sheriff's Office is investigating a social media post said to threaten Gulf Coast High School and Palmetto Ridge High School.

Collier's Golden Apple teachers celebrated at awards dinner  Naples Daily News

Editor's Note: The Golden Apple Celebration of Teachers award ceremony is scheduled to air on NBC-2 at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 22. Taking the podium at the ...

2018 Naples Daily News Boys Soccer All-Area Team  Naples Daily News

Click here to see the 2018 Naples Daily News Wrestling All-Area Team. BOYS SOCCER. Player of the Year Finalists. Raymundo Cervantes in the Naples Daily ...

Prep Football: Catfish Bowl still a big deal to Barron Collier, Gulf Coast  Naples Daily News

The 20th annual rivalry game means just as much as it did when it started.

U.S. News & World Report rankings: Mixed results for Collier's high schools  Naples Daily News

Correction: The data U.S. News & World Report provided to the Daily News did not include Gulf Coast High School. Updated data shows the school ranked 713 ...

2018 Naples Daily News Girls Track All-Area Team  Naples Daily News

Click here to see the 2018 Naples Daily News Boys Track All-Area Team. GIRLS TRACK. Player of the Year Finalists. First Baptist Academy student and Track ...

Gulf Coast High School code yellow lockdown lifted  NBC2 News

Gulf Coast High School is on a code yellow lockdown - that means classes go on as usual - but no one can leave or enter the 'perimeter', according to the Collier ...

Gulf Coast boys basketball team emerging as one of area's best  Naples Daily News

With how successful the Gulf Coast High School girls basketball program has become in the last two years, the boys team has been flying somewhat under the ...

A day to celebrate: North Naples seniors headed to Harvard, West Point, FSU  Naples Daily News

Some students at Gulf Coast High School have received academic scholarships to study at prestigious institutions.

2018 Naples Daily News Boys Basketball All-Area Team  Naples Daily News

Click here to see the 2018 Naples Daily News Girls Basketball All-Area Team. BOYS BASKETBALL. Player of the Year Finalists. Ricky Jean-Baptiste in the ...

Collier County students to see more security personnel on campus  NBC2 News

Collier County deputies are investigating threats made recently on social media against multiple schools in the county.

Naples march shows 'Women Leading the Way' as part of nationwide rally  Naples Daily News

The crowd attending the third annual Women's March on Saturday in Naples was smaller than in years past, but enthusiasm wasn't diminished for uniting and ...

Apology sought after GCHS students say what happened in assembly  NBC2 News

Students at Gulf Coast High School are asking for an apology to the entire class because of what an assistant principal allegedly said at a junior class assembly.

Five Collier County teachers honored with Golden Apple awards  Naples Daily News

Five Collier County teachers were surprised in their classrooms Friday with a Golden Apple award to recognize best practices in teaching.

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 ...

North Naples man recovering from bear attack in his backyard  Naples Daily News

Andrew Meunier is the first person who was attacked by a bear in South Florida in at least the last 40 years. The bear attacked him in his yard after he took his ...

Prep golf: Remi Chartier leads Gulf Coast boys to Collier County Athletic Conference title  Naples Daily News

Matt Ariza waited two years to hold the Collier County Athletic Conference boys golf trophy. Teammate Remi Chartier made sure that happened for the senior.

Prep Football: Tops from Naples compete in U.S. All-American Bowl, National Combine  Naples Daily News

Two Collier County players competed in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl, while at least a dozen local underclassmen were in the National Combine.

Violent Threats Against Schools Across Southwest Florida  WGCU News

Threats of violence against schools have been reported all across Southwest Florida recently. Below is what we know so far. All the stories are developing,

PrepZone: 2018 Winged Foot Scholar-Athlete finalists announced  Naples Daily News

The names of 13 finalists for the 29th annual Winged Foot Scholar-Athlete Award were released Monday night.

21 pepper-sprayed, 3 arrested after Collier senior prank  NBC2 News

Twenty-one students at Gulf Coast High in Collier County were hit by pepper spray when a Collier County deputy used the chemical to break up a fight on ...

More bears seen in North Naples, residents say; FWC hears concerns  Naples Daily News

Steve and Patti Coffin first saw black bears near their home in North Naples during last year's solar eclipse. Patti went outside shortly before the moon moved in ...

Bear attacks man in Naples near high school  ABC Action News

A bear attacks a man after letting his dog out of his apartment in Naples.

Prep Football: Still plenty of signing left to do on National Signing Day  Naples Daily News

This year's National Signing Day might not have the pomp and pageantry that usually comes with it each February. However, plenty of high school football ...

K is for Kids teen fashion show a success  Naples Daily News

Thousands of Collier County students will have more books to read thanks to the hardworking volunteers from K is for Kids. More than 130 students of all ages, ...

Brent Batten: The results are in (finally) as 2018 comes to a close  Naples Daily News

A nationwide hunt for the person who sent hoax bombs to powerful Democrats focuses on a Florida man. Of course.

Gulf Coast graduates thrive at military academies  Naples Daily News

Three motivated graduates of Gulf Coast High School are proving they have an awful lot in common — on the rugby field, in military *service* and in academic ...

Teachers with sordid pasts slip into Southwest Florida schools  The News-Press

A look at some of the other teachers with dark pasts who have made their way past background checks and were hired into local schools.

Youth Football: FBU National Championships will return to Naples in 2018  Naples Daily News

The Freshman All-American Game also will be played in Naples this year, which could be the last before moving to a new stadium in 2019.

Prep Football: Gulf Coast coaches helping Team USA in International Bowl  Naples Daily News

Two coaches from Gulf Coast High School get a chance this week to teach some of the best youth football players in the country – and coach against some of the ...

Prep girls basketball: Gulf Coast falls to Winter Haven in 8A state semifinals  Naples Daily News

The Gulf Coast High School girls basketball team advanced to its first Final Four in school history with a deep, talented roster.

SW Florida law enforcement agencies offer free active shooter training to communities  Naples Daily News

Sheriff's offices and police departments in Collier and Lee counties offer free active shooter training to groups in their communities.

Collier County Hurricane Irma info  NBC2 News

Latest Hurricane Irma information for Collier County.

Summer school programs announced in Collier County  NBC2 News

Collier County Public Schools will be offering summer programs for eligible CCPS students.

2 Naples students selected to march in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade  Naples Daily News

Alexis Anand and Luis Nicacio grew up watching the parade on TV. Now they'll have a chance to live their dream.

Editorial: New development typically draws objections, but let’s listen first  Naples Daily News

In about a month, a long-expected new town of 10000 homes between Golden Gate Estates and Ave Maria will begin to come into the community's focus.

Hurricane Irma: Timeline told in stories, photos, videos before, during and after the big storm hit  Naples Daily News

A timeline of events and how the Daily News captured Irma, the second major hurricane to make landfall in the county in the past dozen years.

Report on Collier teen's death released  NBC2 News

We obtained the autopsy report Monday for the death of Christian Castaldo, 16, who was found lifeless in an Island Walk Community lake in July. The teen's ...

Southwest Florida golf column: First Tee locals to play in PURE Insurance Championship  Naples Daily News

The First Tee of Naples/Collier will have three representatives playing in the PURE Insurance Championship Impacting The First Tee in September.

Immokalee, Naples students learn entrepreneurship together  Naples Daily News

Students from opposite ends of Collier County are learning entrepreneurship during a vulnerable time — when the company is rebranding itself.

Palazzo at Naples in top-rated school district  Naples Daily News

Palazzo at Naples provides access to top-rated schools.

2016 Naples Daily News All-Area Girls Swimming Team  Naples Daily News

GIRLS SWIMMING. Swimmer of the Year Finalists. 2016 Fall Player of the Year finalist Emma Feehery, Buy Photo. 2016 Fall Player of the Year finalist Emma ...

Football ref, baseball umpire from Naples awaits kidney transplant  Naples Daily News

Fundraiser planned for Little League coach on kidney transplant list.

2016 NDN Girls Tennis Player of the Year: Viva Laas, Gulf Coast High School  Naples Daily News

Sophomore Viva Laas made her debut as a high school tennis player at Gulf Coast during the 2016 season. She had plenty of experience playing individual ...

Hurricane Irma: Facebook post leads to outpouring of PB&J support  Naples Daily News

Margaret Jackson put out a simple Facebook post asking for some volunteers to donate peanut butter and jelly, some snacks and prepare food bags for victims ...

Youth football: FBU National Championships return to Naples starting Sunday  Naples Daily News

In 2014, the FBU National Championships hosted the semifinals and finals of the sixth, seventh- and eighth-grade national championships in Naples.

Drug trend played possible role in Collier teen's death  NBC2 News

A drug trend may have played a role in the death of a Collier County teen this summer. It involves something that most people have in their medicine cabinet ...

From Naples to Nashville: Joshua Hedley makes country music's big time  Naples Daily News

Joshua Hedley, who grew up in Golden Gate Estates, recorded his first album on a label founded by Jack White and will perform Friday at the Opry.

Founders Fund awards $370,000 in scholarships to Collier students  Naples Daily News

Each spring, local students are awarded scholarships from various organizations and businesses. Among those organizations is The Founders Fund, a local ...

Naples brothers invent valve to prevent toilets overflowing  Naples Daily News

Water leaks can not only cost money but also damage property. Two brothers who graduated from Gulf Coast High hope to change that with a simple device they ...

Family, friends remember Collier teen  NBC2 News

A rare disease has taken the life of a teenager going into her junior year at Gulf Coast High School.

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

One highlight: The Southwest Florida Symphony performs the soundtrack to “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone” live as the movie plays behind them.

Teens arrested, accused of stealing soccer star Abby Wambach’s car in Naples  Naples Daily News

Naples police reported they recently arrested three juveniles in connection with the burglary and theft of a car belonging to former soccer star Abby Wambach, ...

Retired educator Kathy Ryan to run for Collier County School Board for fourth time  Naples Daily News

North Naples resident Kathy Ryan will run for the District 3 seat, which is currently held by board vice chair Erika Donalds. Two other seats are up for election in ...

UPDATED: Ave Maria Prepares as Irma Bears Down on Florida  The Ave Herald

Many Ave Maria residents have already departed for points north as powerful Hurricane Irma continues to threaten south Florida. Others are holding off on a ...

Naples youth to receive award in Washington  Naples Daily News

Eighteen-year-old Naples resident Jesse Katzeff will receive a Congressional Award Gold Medal on Wednesday in Washington, D.C..

Best of 2016 photos: Naples Daily News photographers  Naples Daily News

Naples Daily News photographers have chosen their best photos of 2016. View their photos here. David Albers. Chief photographer David Albers spent a ...

Celebrate the season: A list of holiday events and happenings in Southwest Florida  Naples Daily News

A complete guide to holiday happenings in Collier and south Lee counties.

Collier man arrested for allegedly stalking neighbor  Wink News

NAPLES, Fla. An 18-year-old man is accused of stalking his neighbor and fellow student from Gulf Coast High School, the Collier County Sheriff's Office said.

Teens seen breaking into cars inside Naples community  NBC2 News

Deputies with the Collier County Sheriff's Office are heavily present in the Ibis Cove gated community after one deputy saw a pair of teens breaking into cars.

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma kept 1 in 6 students in the USA out of school  USA TODAY

As many as 8.5 million students, or about one in six nationwide, lost school days to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

Naples student one of 18 worldwide to receive perfect score on AP Calculus exam  Naples Daily News

If Jay-Z has 99 problems — as he raps about in his song — Naples native Noah Zinn could probably solve them all.

School Board 2018: Second candidate vying for Erika Donalds’ seat  Naples Daily News

Former Naples Park Elementary teacher and mother of four Jen Mitchell filed for candidacy in the 2018 election Monday, following in the footsteps of repeat ...

Southwest Florida golf column: First Tee's Ariza, Nunner picked for Champions Tour event  Naples Daily News

The First Tee of Naples/Collier is sending Matt Ariza and Sam Nunner to the PGA Tour Champions' PURE Insurance Championship at Pebble Beach from Sept.

City of Marco Island issues mandatory evacuation for Hurricane Irma  Naples Daily News

The City of Marco Island has issued a mandatory evacuation order effective immediately.

Collier Golden Apple teachers announced Friday  NBC2 News

Collier County teachers - today is the day! The Golden Apple Awards are being delivered to schools around the county today.

High-energy New Naples bands with brass vie for the big jobs  Naples Daily News

At one time, Naples imported all its large-format bands, but now there are at least three in town, ready for big events.

Addison Place by Barron Collier Companies and CC Residential unveiled  Naples Daily News

Barron Collier Companies and CC Residential announced a new multi-family residential project, Addison Place, on the northwest corner of Immokalee Road ...

Lorenzo Walker Technical High School's Class of 2014  Naples Daily News

Lorenzo Walker Technical High School Principal Yolanda Flores, Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources Debbie Terry and Bob Spencer, executive ...

When Will Irma Hit Naples, Florida? [Sept. 10 Update]

With Hurricane Irma increasingly threatening western Florida, a lot of people are wondering: When will Irma hit Naples, Florida? By 5 p.m., the hurricane had ...

West-East Collier internships bring social, business lessons for Naples, Immokalee teens  Naples Daily News

Kids reflect on their interships that brought together Naples, Immokalee teens to help build a business.

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