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Baltimore Sun
The international flavor of the Maryland men's basketball team is certainly not vanillais from Mexico. All three finished high school in the United States, with Fern
Baltimore Sun / Posted 21 hours ago
is from Mexico. All three finished high school in the United States, with Fernando and Tostada playing on the same team at Montverde Academy in Florida. “All our post guys are international. Sometimes we joke, ‘What if we do Americans versus... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Inside the real reasons why R.J. Barrett chose Dukedecision to go down south for prep school, the decision to attend Duke was coll
Sportsnet.ca / Posted yesterday
decision to go down south for prep school, the decision to attend Duke was collaborative with his family. “When I went to Montverde (Academy) I just fell in love with the place and stayed there. This was much different,” Barrett explained. “I feel... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
Pedro Menendez High School hashes out world problems at Model UNaid for its impoverished people. “Only after UN sanctions would be lifted,” re
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 4 days ago
aid for its impoverished people. “Only after UN sanctions would be lifted,” responded Robert Burke, a history teacher from Montverde Academy outside Orlando who volunteered to be part of the proceedings. Burke said later how impressed he was with... Read more
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The Daily Commercial
Leesburg heads strong crop of local basketball teamsto make another run at Final Four appearance, along with Mount Dora Christian A
The Daily Commercial / Posted 5 days ago
to make another run at Final Four appearance, along with Mount Dora Christian Academy in Class 3A. And on a national level, Montverde Academy appears set to compete for its fourth national title in six years. “The future of this team looks very... Read more
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The Daily Commercial
Montverde's Schorr, Tavares' Filkin shine at state swimmingwith a chance to do well. They returned as two of the best high school swimmer
The Daily Commercial / Posted 6 days ago
with a chance to do well. They returned as two of the best high school swimmers in Florida. Schorr, a standout at Montverde Academy, and Filkin, a sophomore at Tavares High School, combined for two first-place finishes, along with a... Read more
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The News & Observer
RJ Barrett, nation’s No. 1 basketball recruit, officially signs with Dukewith Duke basketball | News & Observer RJ Barrett signs National Letter of Int
The News & Observer / Posted 8 days ago
with Duke basketball | News & Observer RJ Barrett signs National Letter of Intent with Duke basketball | News & Observer Montverde Academy’s R.J. Barrett, who’s the No. 1 recruit in the country, signed a National Letter of Intent with Duke on... Read more
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WRUF AM850 Gainesville
No. 8 Florida Gators Ready For Season Opener Vs. Gardner-WebbThe Bulldogs lost 77-45 on Friday night to the Miami Hurricanes in their season
WRUF AM850 Gainesville / Posted 12 days ago
The Bulldogs lost 77-45 on Friday night to the Miami Hurricanes in their season opener.Jan 16, 2017; Springfield , MA, USA; Montverde Academy Eagles player Andrew Nembhard (2) and Bishop Montgomery High School Knights player Ethan Thompson (5) at... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Hicks, Bolles dominate for cross country titleCollier. A ninth-place run from junior Maeve O’Riordan helped the Bulldogs fini
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 13 days ago
Collier. A ninth-place run from junior Maeve O’Riordan helped the Bulldogs finish between defending champion Pine Crest and Montverde Academy. Creekside also had plenty to celebrate after finishing second in the Class 3A girls race, behind only... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
Hicks, Bolles dominate for cross country titleCollier. A ninth-place run from junior Maeve O’Riordan helped the Bulldogs fini
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 13 days ago
Collier. A ninth-place run from junior Maeve O’Riordan helped the Bulldogs finish between defending champion Pine Crest and Montverde Academy. Creekside also had plenty to celebrate after finishing second in the Class 3A girls race, behind only... Read more
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The Daily Commercial
MDCA brings home state cross country titlea strong day by Lake and Sumter county teams at the cross country championships
The Daily Commercial / Posted 13 days ago
a strong day by Lake and Sumter county teams at the cross country championships at Apalachee Regional Park in Tallahassee. Montverde Academy placed third in the girls Class 2A race followed by Tavares in 11th and The Villages in 21st place.... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
R.J. Barrett is heading to Duke: A look at what this all meansBarrett. Last year, he averaged 25 points and eight rebounds at the DICK’s Spor
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 14 days ago
Barrett. Last year, he averaged 25 points and eight rebounds at the DICK’s Sporting Goods High School Nationals, leading Montverde Academy to the championship game. Last spring, he led the Nike Elite Youth Basketball League in scoring with 28... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Canadian hoops star Barrett to play college ball at Dukeearned MVP honors in leading Canada to the gold medal at the FIBA Under-19 Worl
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 14 days ago
earned MVP honors in leading Canada to the gold medal at the FIBA Under-19 World Cup. The 6-foot-6 wing will graduate from Montverde Academy in Florida this spring. He's a projected top pick in the 2019 NBA draft, and could join Anthony Bennett... Read more
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SportingNews
R.J. Barrett again bedevils John Calipari by making Duke his college choicestood and held up a white Duke No. 21 jersey in making his announcement. Barre
SportingNews / Posted 14 days ago
stood and held up a white Duke No. 21 jersey in making his announcement. Barrett is a 6-7 lefty wing who plays at Montverde Academy in Florida. He is ranked by Scout.com as the No. 1 player in the 2018 recruiting class — even though he was... Read more
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SportingNews
Top 2018 high school basketball recruit R.J. Barrett picks Dukerecruiting class, chose Duke over Kentucky and Oregon Friday during a live anno
SportingNews / Posted 14 days ago
recruiting class, chose Duke over Kentucky and Oregon Friday during a live announcement. Barrett, a 6-6 forward from Montverde Academy in Florida, decided in July to reclassify into the 2018 class. He was originally ranked No. 1 overall in... Read more
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The Chronicle
Top Class of 2018 recruit R.J. Barrett commits to DukeKrzyzewski. The No. 1 recruits in 2016 and 2017 were Harry Giles and Marvin Bag
The Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
Krzyzewski. The No. 1 recruits in 2016 and 2017 were Harry Giles and Marvin Bagley III, respectively. Barrett, who attends Montverde Academy in Florida, chose the Blue Devils ahead of Kentucky and Oregon shortly after dropping Arizona from his list... Read more
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CTV News
Rising Canadian hoops star Barrett to play college ball at Dukeearned MVP honours in leading Canada to gold at the FIBA Under-19 World Cup. T
CTV News / Posted 14 days ago
earned MVP honours in leading Canada to gold at the FIBA Under-19 World Cup. The six-foot-six wing will graduate from Montverde Academy in Florida this spring. He's a projected top pick in the 2019 NBA draft, and would join Anthony Bennett... Read more
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TSN
Canada’s top-ranked prospect Barrett chooses Dukesaid he’s just glad decision time is over and he can get back to basketball. B
TSN / Posted 14 days ago
said he’s just glad decision time is over and he can get back to basketball. But choosing his current high school – Montverde Academy in Florida, the former home of NBAers Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid and D’Angelo Russell – was a lot easier. “I... Read more
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The News & Observer
RJ Barrett, the No. 1 basketball recruit in the country, picks Dukepicks Duke Blue Devils | News & Observer RJ Barrett, top basketball prospect,
The News & Observer / Posted 14 days ago
picks Duke Blue Devils | News & Observer RJ Barrett, top basketball prospect, picks Duke Blue Devils | News & Observer Montverde Academy’s RJ Barrett shoots a free throw against Bishop Montgomery in January. AP Montverde Academy’s RJ Barrett... Read more
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CTV News
Five things to know about rising Canadian basketball star R.J. BarrettJr. is a 17-year-old basketball player from Mississauga, Ont. The six-foot-six
CTV News / Posted 14 days ago
Jr. is a 17-year-old basketball player from Mississauga, Ont. The six-foot-six shooting guard is currently attending Montverde Academy in Florida and is viewed as one of the top potential prospects for the 2019 NBA draft. ALL IN THE... Read more
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TSN
Canada's best basketball prospect ready for the next stepa special broadcast of SPORTSCENTRE with Nabil Karim and Leo Rautins at 6pm et/
TSN / Posted 15 days ago
a special broadcast of SPORTSCENTRE with Nabil Karim and Leo Rautins at 6pm et/3pm pt. Currently a student at Florida’s Montverde Academy outside of Orlando, the same school responsible for the likes of Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons and D’Angelo... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
High school cross country championship previewtime for gold, with Paul Stafford of Lake Wales and Trent Turbyfill of Trinity
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 15 days ago
time for gold, with Paul Stafford of Lake Wales and Trent Turbyfill of Trinity Prep also in the mix. In the girls race, Montverde Academy has shaken up the traditional Bolles-Pine Crest contest, and they’re the new favorites. Even though top... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
High school cross country championship previewtime for gold, with Paul Stafford of Lake Wales and Trent Turbyfill of Trinity
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 15 days ago
time for gold, with Paul Stafford of Lake Wales and Trent Turbyfill of Trinity Prep also in the mix. In the girls race, Montverde Academy has shaken up the traditional Bolles-Pine Crest contest, and they’re the new favorites. Even though top... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Gonzaga basketball signs Filip Petrusev of Serbiathis summer, averaging 16 points, 10 rebounds, 2.6 steals and 1.7 blocks per 40
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 15 days ago
this summer, averaging 16 points, 10 rebounds, 2.6 steals and 1.7 blocks per 40 minutes. Petrusev recently enrolled at Montverde Academy in Florida. He picked the Zags over scholarship offers from a number of programs, including Kansas,... Read more
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Perth Now
How Simmons avoided the NBA’s biggest trapto Oscar Robertson. But, for Simmons, this is par for the course. He’s been ge
Perth Now / Posted 16 days ago
to Oscar Robertson. But, for Simmons, this is par for the course. He’s been getting these comparisons since his time at Montverde Academy, when he was the No.1 player in his high school class. LISTEN: SIMMONS, EXUM’S FRIENDSHIP AND FAME ON THE... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Kimberly’s first goal sparks Bolles past Sharksschools, who have set up an array of taxing matchups from all across the state
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 16 days ago
schools, who have set up an array of taxing matchups from all across the state - St. Johns Country Day, Merritt Island, Montverde Academy and more - as they chase a berth in February’s state finals in DeLand. Bolles next plays Friday against... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
Kimberly’s first goal sparks Bolles past Sharksschools, who have set up an array of taxing matchups from all across the state
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 16 days ago
schools, who have set up an array of taxing matchups from all across the state - St. Johns Country Day, Merritt Island, Montverde Academy and more - as they chase a berth in February’s state finals in DeLand. Bolles next plays Friday against... Read more
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The Daily Commercial
Wildwood's Niblack highlights big local signing dayNorth Florida; Larken Coleman, softball, Lake-Sumter State. Mount Dora — Taylor
The Daily Commercial / Posted 16 days ago
North Florida; Larken Coleman, softball, Lake-Sumter State. Mount Dora — Taylor Yonke, softball, Indian River State. Montverde Academy — Chiara Arya, golf, Wichita State; Katie Beck, soccer, Catawba; Darnell Brodie, basketball, Seton Hall;... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Zags land commitment from 2018 guardPetrusev in Mark Few's 2018 class. Petrusev is a four-star big man from Serbia,
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 17 days ago
Petrusev in Mark Few's 2018 class. Petrusev is a four-star big man from Serbia, currently playing his senior season at Montverde Academy. Basketball players can sign National Letters of Intent beginning Wednesday. Clark high 2018 Greg Foster... Read more
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The News & Observer
Here’s who Duke, NCSU, UNC basketball could land during the early signing periodthe Class of 2018 recruits Duke, N.C. State, and UNC fans should watch for duri
The News & Observer / Posted 17 days ago
the Class of 2018 recruits Duke, N.C. State, and UNC fans should watch for during the early signing period: R.J. Barrett Montverde Academy's RJ Barrett, right, a 6-6, 180-pound, five-star small forward and the No. 1 overall prospect in the Class... Read more
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The Daily Commercial
Mount Dora's Heggie out for year with Gatorseach of his first three seasons at Whittenberg University, Jeremy Asiffo has ra
The Daily Commercial / Posted 17 days ago
each of his first three seasons at Whittenberg University, Jeremy Asiffo has raised his game another level. The former Montverde Academy defensive lineman began his college career on the Whittenberg University junior varsity team, but is now... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Regional cross country roundup: Bolles, Providence win team titles(Montverde) 16:52.20; 8. Jacob Alejo (Taylor) 16:57.10. Top local: 36. Alex Guy
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 20 days ago
(Montverde) 16:52.20; 8. Jacob Alejo (Taylor) 16:57.10. Top local: 36. Alex Guy (Keystone Heights) 18:07.30. Team: 1. Montverde Academy 31; 2. Trinity Prep 50; 3. Tavares 90; 4. Inverness Citrus 127; 5. Nature Coast Tech 131; 6. The Villages... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
Regional cross country roundup: Bolles, Providence win team titles(Montverde) 16:52.20; 8. Jacob Alejo (Taylor) 16:57.10. Top local: 36. Alex Guy
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 20 days ago
(Montverde) 16:52.20; 8. Jacob Alejo (Taylor) 16:57.10. Top local: 36. Alex Guy (Keystone Heights) 18:07.30. Team: 1. Montverde Academy 31; 2. Trinity Prep 50; 3. Tavares 90; 4. Inverness Citrus 127; 5. Nature Coast Tech 131; 6. The Villages... Read more
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TSN
Barrett to make NCAA decision on Nov. 10high school basketball. A standout high school competitor, and consensus top p
TSN / Posted 22 days ago
high school basketball. A standout high school competitor, and consensus top prospect, R.J. Barrett currently attends Montverde Academy in Florida and plays for AAU powerhouse UPlay Canada. Barrett earned the MVP award in the 2016 Jordan Brand... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Mbah a Moute speaks on Joel Embiid's journey from Cameroon to NBAHakeem Olajuwon and was already mimicking Dream Shakes and jump hooks. Mbah a
Houston Chronicle / Posted 25 days ago
Hakeem Olajuwon and was already mimicking Dream Shakes and jump hooks. Mbah a Moute helped guide Embiid to his school, Montverde Academy in Florida, before Embiid played as Kansas and was the third pick of the 2014 draft. The Sixers traded for... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Magic beat Nets 125-121 behind Aaron Gordon's big nightreasons? Three-point shooting and trips to the free-throw line. Led by Russell
Orlando Sentinel / Posted a month ago
reasons? Three-point shooting and trips to the free-throw line. Led by Russell, who went to high school at nearby Montverde Academy, Brooklyn went seven for 18 from deep and 14 for 17 at the free-throw line in the first half. The third... Read more
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The Daily Commercial
Former Mount Dora standout Vea having success at SIUTallahassee. The seeds for Aguayo’s success were planted when he began his hig
The Daily Commercial / Posted a month ago
Tallahassee. The seeds for Aguayo’s success were planted when he began his high school career with the upstart program at Montverde Academy. Aguayo didn’t get many opportunities with the Eagles because his team didn’t score often, but he got a... Read more
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The Daily Commercial
East Ridge's Watkins picked for Under Armour All-America gamedefensive back Keanu Neal, Mount Dora lineman Brett Heggie, South Lake defensiv
The Daily Commercial / Posted 1 months ago
defensive back Keanu Neal, Mount Dora lineman Brett Heggie, South Lake defensive backs Nick Waisome and Marcell Harris, Montverde Academy lineman Abdul Bello and kicker Ricky Aguayo. The Under Armour All-America Game will be played 6 p.m. Jan.... Read more

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