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FGCU_Softball Falls Twice To Lipscomb Thursday Night  FGCU Athletics

FORT MYERS, Fla. – The FGCU softball team (28-19, 13-6 ASUN) fell to Lipscomb (37-13-1, 15-4) by scores of 2-0 and 4-2 Thursday night at the FGCU Softball ...

Davenport, Kelly Headline ASUN Postseason Awards  FGCU Athletics

ATLANTA – Four members of the FGCU softball team earned ASUN All-Conference nods highlighted by Reedy Davenport claiming Freshman of the Year and ...

FGCU_Softball Takes Two From Stetson Saturday Afternoon  FGCU Athletics

FORT MYERS, Fla. – The FGCU softball team (28-16, 13-3 ASUN) took sole possession of first place in the ASUN with a pair of wins over Stetson (15-28, 4-12 ...

No. 3 @FGCU_Softball Opens ASUN Tournament Play Facing No. 6 UNF  FGCU Athletics

FORT MYERS, Fla. – The No. 3-seeded FGCU softball team is set for a 1:30 p.m. battle on Wednesday against the No. 6-seeded UNF Ospreys at the FGCU ...

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 ...

@FGCU_Softball Hosts Stetson, Senior Day On Tap Sunday  FGCU Athletics

FORT MYERS, Fla. – The FGCU softball team enters its final two weeks of regular season play hosting Stetson for a three-game series Saturday-Sunday.

@FGCU_Softball Narrowly Edged Against Stetson On Senior Day  FGCU Athletics

PITCHING: W: PERKINS, Tori (13-14) L: MESIEMORE, Marrisa (10-5). Stetson Logo. Stetson. BATTING: SH: JONES, Holli 1. BASERUNNING: SB: SMITH, Ashly ...

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 ...

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.

High school girls basketball: Talent, chemistry key to Gulf Coast's success  Naples Daily News

The Gulf Coast High School girls basketball team is trying to follow up a 25-3 season and a regional final appearance with a bigger goal in mind -- a state ...

Finalists Announced for 11th Annual Technology Awards | Press Release  Florida Trend

ESTERO, Fla. – The Southwest Florida Regional Technology Partnership (SWFRTP) has announced the finalists for the 11th annual Technology Awards.

High school golf: Gulf Coast boys back to defend state title  Naples Daily News

Last year, the Gulf Coast High School boys golf team did something that's never been done in county history -- win a boys state golf title. Now they get to do ...

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.

High school golf regional roundup: Gulf Coast, Naples boys, Estero girls win crowns  Naples Daily News

The Gulf Coast High School boys golf team won a regional championship on Monday. The Sharks shot a 298 to win the Class 3A-Region 5 team title at Heritage ...

Cross country roundup: Estero's Hugh Brittenham, Gulf Coast boys, Naples girls win titles  Naples Daily News

Estero High's Hugh Brittenham repeated as district champion Tuesday, holding off Gulf Coast's Nick Kamen down the stretch at the Class 3A-Distrct 12 meet at ...

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 ...

2018 Naples Daily News All-Area Boys Cross Country Team  Naples Daily News

HOW WE SELECT THE ALL-AREA TEAMS. At the conclusion of each high school season, the Naples Daily News staff sends area coaches a nomination form to ...

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 ...

In the Know: Clearing begins for future Habitat for Humanity community  Naples Daily News

Crews recently started clearing 17 acres in East Naples for Vincent's Acres, a future neighborhood for Habitat for Humanity of Collier County.

Seven Collier County teachers surprised with Golden Apple awards  Naples Daily News

Champions For Learning celebrated teachers' best practices with the 29th annual Golden Apple awards.

The PrepZone Power Poll: Preseason rankings of all 11 Collier County teams  Naples Daily News

Who's the best high school football team in Collier County? Each week the Naples Daily News will help you figure it out. Our staff reporters and editors will put ...

Collier teachers given Golden Apple awards at dinner in North Naples  Naples Daily News

Seven Collier County teachers were presented with Golden Apples at the 29th annual Celebration of Teachers Dinner.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

@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.

14-year-old Golden Gate resident arrested after stabbing  Naples Daily News

A 14-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with the stabbings of two other teenagers during a fistfight in Golden Gate, according to the Collier County ...

High school football: Southwest Florida players invited to National Combine in San Antonio  Naples Daily News

Eleven players from Collier County and five from Lee have been selected to the elite talent showcase.

Palmetto Ridge, Gulf Coast high school choirs learn on stage at Carnegie Hall  Naples Daily News

Standing on stage in front of 2,800 red velvet chairs beneath soaring gold-plated arches Monday, Palmetto Ridge High School senior Meaghan Lake couldn't ...

FGCU_Softball Takes Down Jacksonville, 3-1, Saturday Afternoon  FGCU Athletics

FORT MYERS, Fla. – The FGCU softball team (22-16, 7-3 ASUN) defeated Jacksonville (13-27, 1-9 ASUN) by a score of 3-2 Saturday afternoon at the FGCU ...

Naples man dies from injuries from vehicle crash in March  Naples Daily News

A Naples man died three and a half weeks after suffered injuries during a crash in March.

Collier beaches OK for swimmers; health officials lift bacteria warnings  Naples Daily News

Water tests had shown elevated levels of bacteria off eight beaches this week. The most recent test results, which came back Friday, were better.

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.

More dead dolphins, sick birds found in Collier while officials await test results  Naples Daily News

Two more dead dolphins were found Thursday, bringing the total to 41 found in Lee and Collier counties since Nov. 21.

Threat At Naples High School Prompts Some Students To Leave Early  WGCU News

Wednesday began with heightened tension for parents and students with social media threats throughout the state in the wake of the mass shooting exactly.

Bonita Springs man charged with burglarizing occupied apartment at East Naples assisted living complex  Naples Daily News

A Bonita Springs man was arrested Wednesday on charges of burglarizing an apartment with a resident inside at an assisted living complex in East Naples in ...

Person dead after jumping from parking garage at Collier government complex  Naples Daily News

A person died at the Collier County government complex in East Naples after jumping from a parking garage Thursday, said a Sheriff's Office spokeswoman.

Naples City Council won't scale back hours of operation for construction workers  Naples Daily News

For almost a year the Naples City Council has bounced around the idea of scaling back the hours of operation for construction workers in an effort to mitigate ...

Welcome back to Naples, seasonal residents; here is what you missed while you were away  Naples Daily News

Naples empties out during its "off-season," when seasonal residents and tourists head north or back to Europe for six months or so. They begin returning in ...

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 ...

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 ...

Ex-deputy thought to be last to see two men in Collier contests wrongful-death lawsuit  Naples Daily News

A judge denied a motion to dismiss a lawsuit against former Collier Cpl. Steven Calkins, who arrested one of the men and pulled over the other.

In the Know: Second Cup coffee shop closing in Mercato  Naples Daily News

Second Cup will serve its last cup this weekend in Mercato. The local franchise of a Canadian-based coffee company will close at 3 p.m. Sunday.

One man killed, another injured in Golden Gate shooting early Thursday  Naples Daily News

A shooting left one man dead and another man seriously injured at the Golf Crest of Naples Condominiums in Golden Gate early Thursday morning, according ...

Back to school in new Bonita Springs High School  Naples Daily News

Lee County students are heading back to school, and teens in Bonita Springs are excited to jump into a brand new high school.

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.

Commercial centers in Collier meeting the needs of the area’s fast-growing population  Naples Daily News

Shopping centers continue to see new, unprecedented growth and development in Southwest Florida.

2018 Graduates of Distinction  Naples Daily News

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

A high school could be coming to North Naples  NBC2 News

An increase in population and overcrowding at schools has boosted a need for an additional high school in the Collier County School District.

No student is left behind when Eagles Gather

Inclusion is a hallmark of every registered student organization at Florida Gulf Coast University, and that acceptance can sometimes work in different ways.

FGCU_Softball Sweeps UNF Saturday Afternoon  FGCU Athletics

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The FGCU softball team (26-16, 11-3 ASUN) took two games from UNF (22-19, 4-10) Saturday afternoon, edging the Ospreys 4-3 in ...

Depositions ordered in David Lawrence Center dispute with foundation over land for expansion  Naples Daily News

A lawsuit filed last year by the David Lawrence Center against its affiliated foundation could gain traction after a judge ordered foundation directors to submit to ...

Man who died during tomato-gathering work near Immokalee was 68  Naples Daily News

He was run over by truck that was backing up at Utopia Farms, an incident report says. Workers were dumping tomato buckets into bins on the truck.

Man in critical condition after stabbing in Dick's Sporting Goods parking lot in North Naples  Naples Daily News

A man remained in critical condition Thursday after he was stabbed Wednesday in the parking lot of Dick's Sporting Goods in North Naples while confronting a ...

CCSO: Driver who fled up to 75 mph on Naples-area roads faces multiple charges  Naples Daily News

One man is in custody after a vehicle chase that began in East Naples ended at Felix Andrew Salons on Pine Ridge Road about 4 p.m. Wednesday.

Two Collier teen boys face multiple felony charges after stolen items, guns recovered  Naples Daily News

Two teen boys face multiple felony charges in Collier County after stolen items recovered in their home and surrounding area.

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 ...

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 ...

House fire in East Naples: Couple escapes unhurt while early morning blaze takes over kitchen  Naples Daily News

The house they lived in for 31 years later collapsed, leaving the couple, ages 65 and 73, without a place to live.

North Collier Fire Control and Rescue District approves contract for new chief  Naples Daily News

The North Collier Fire Control and Rescue District hired Deputy Chief Eloy Ricardo as its fire chief at a fire commission meeting Wednesday.

Eight families in Collier celebrate 'extraordinary love' on National Adoption Day  Naples Daily News

Judge Christine Greider said of adopted kids: “Each of them have their own unique journey. The thing that crosses all cases is extraordinary love."

Naples to hold special election April 2 to fill City Council seat vacated by Linda Penniman  Naples Daily News

The winner could serve the rest of former Councilwoman Linda Penniman's term, which will end Feb. 1, 2022.

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 ...

MLB Draft: Gulf Coast alums Marshall, Stone, Leon could be selected  Naples Daily News

Gulf Coast has seen four players get drafted since 2011. That number could increase this year, with three former Sharks being looked at by scouts.

Habitat for Humanity plans wall, other measures to get along with Collier neighbors  Naples Daily News

As Collier County tries to increase affordable housing, a local nonprofit group whose mission it is to provide more of it is looking for new ways to make its homes ...

Golden Gates Estates man accused of killing his wife held without bail  Naples Daily News

A Golden Gate Estates man remained in jail with no bond set after he appeared in court Tuesday for the first time since he was accused of shooting his wife at ...

Bonita man, 21, accused of hit-and-run on I-75 in North Naples; motorcyclist hurt  Naples Daily News

A Bonita Springs man was arrested Tuesday in connection with a hit-and-run crash last week on Interstate 75 at Immokalee Road, according to the Florida ...

Homicide investigation in Naples: Woman, 78, found dead in home, police say  Naples Daily News

Officers said they found Francis K. Axley, 78, dead in her Chesapeake Avenue home when they went there to check on her welfare about 12:30 p.m..

A day after fiery crash on Alligator Alley, one Marco teen's condition improves  Naples Daily News

Two Marco Island teens were hurt when the vehicle they were riding in hit a vehicle parked alongside Intestate 75 east of Naples on Monday.

Neighborhood Health Clinic celebrates expansion after year of construction  Naples Daily News

A yearlong expansion is complete at Neighborhood Health Clinic, and its leaders and supporters will celebrate the milestone Thursday.

Electrical power strip to blame for Naples Park home fire  Naples Daily News

A North Naples family is grateful a sleeping cancer patient survived a fire that started in his room Saturday afternoon. An electrical power strip is to blame for the ...

Immokalee fire officials blame budget issues for delayed response to fatal chainsaw accident  Naples Daily News

An Immokalee man died because of injuries suffered from a chainsaw accident and officials say budget shortfalls are to blame for a delay in emergency ...

Naples growth: Nostalgia about simpler times  Naples Daily News

"I miss 1980's Naples," a Facebook user commented on a social media post that linked to a Naples Daily News column this week about Taco Bell and other ...

Naples Council wants to prevent electric, dockless scooters from coming to town  Naples Daily News

The Naples City Council isn't interested in having electric, dockless scooters in the city, and wants to actively prevent scooter companies from coming to the area ...

In the Know: New homes coming to Livingston Road in North Naples  Naples Daily News

The Enclave of Distinction, a 27-home development, broke ground just south of the Collier-Lee county line in North Naples.

Agencies overwhelmed as scores of dead dolphins wash up on Southwest Florida shores in 2018  Naples Daily News

2018 was a miserable year for dolphins, as large numbers of the mammals died in the Gulf of Mexico from what scientists believe to be red tide poisoning.

In the Know: Many more local restaurants coming in 2019  Naples Daily News

In addition to the 16 new local restaurants coming in January and February that we wrote about last week, at least 20 more eateries are already making plans to ...

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.

Prep Football 2017 Preview: Gulf Coast may throw caution to the wind for good reasons  Naples Daily News

With a fourth-year starting quarterback, a Notre Dame-bound tight end and what could be the best-ever receiving corps, the Sharks are downfield dangerous.

Here are safety tips if you plan on watching the New Year’s Eve fireworks show in Naples  Naples Daily News

The New Year's Eve fireworks show near the Naples Pier is scheduled for 7 to 7:30 p.m. Monday night. If you're planning on attending, here are safety tips ...

2018 Naples Daily News All-Area Baseball Team  Naples Daily News

BASEBALL Player of the Year finalists. Gulf Coast High School senior and baseball player Collin Buy Photo. Gulf Coast High School senior and baseball player ...

St. Matthew's House graduates show what's possible after addiction recovery  Naples Daily News

The homeless shelter's addiction recovery program has graduated 470 former substance abusers since 2010.

Vice President Mike Pence to visit Ave Maria University  Naples Daily News

Vice President Mike Pence will address Ave Maria University students and faculty and tour the campus next Thursday.

Hurricane Irma: Thousands flock to Collier evacuation shelters  Naples Daily News

Thousands are flocking to Collier County's nine shelters now that all homes west and south of U.S. 41 have been ordered to evacuate. Lely High School opened ...

Elections 2018: Consolidation continues to be hot topic among fire commission candidates in Collier  Naples Daily News

District consolidation continues to be a prevalent topic of discussion for fire commission candidates across Collier County this election cycle. The North Collier ...

Bonita Springs: Temporary Old 41 Road, Bernwood Parkway closures in January  Naples Daily News

The closures are set to last from 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 7, until 6 a.m. Monday, Jan. 14.

@FGCU_Softball Welcomes #16 Indiana for a Doubleheader Tuesday Evening  FGCU Athletics

FORT MYERS, FL – The FGCU softball team (9-9) returns home after a five-game West Coast road swing to face No. 16 Indiana in a doubleheader slated to start ...

Two-vehicle crash at North Naples intersection hurts four  Naples Daily News

The crash occurred about 11:30 a.m. Friday when a driver turned left at Oakes Boulevard and Vanderbilt Beach Road.

High tides set, tie records for Naples, Fort Myers in 2017  Naples Daily News

A combination of rising sea levels and Hurricane Irma created the perfect conditions for Naples and Fort Myers to set or tie records for the number of high tide ...

NCH Healthcare System to hold community forums on admissions policy  Naples Daily News

NCH Healthcare System to host two forums Wednesday for public to learn about admissions policy with hospitalists.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

FHSAA approves new classification system and playoff format using MaxPreps rankings  Naples Daily News

The new system will group schools by enrollment but also use MaxPreps rankings to determine district seeding and at-large playoff berths.

Greater Naples 9-11 Little Leaguers cruise to district title; section tournament awaits  Naples Daily News

The Greater Naples Little League 9-11 all-star team had little trouble in the District 27 tournament, outscoring opponents 42-8 in four dominant games in ...

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