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Student hit by car in front of Golden Gate High School  NBC2 News

The accident happened at the Tropicana Boulevard and 32nd Avenue SW intersection.

Coaches, teachers pay tribute to former Golden Gate football player Shamol Miller  Naples Daily News

Ryan Roberts always received grief from former Golden Gate High School athlete Shamol Miller about being a New York Giants fan. Now the athletic director at ...

Collier County schools to host annual college night at Golden Gate High  Naples Daily News

Representatives from nearly 100 universities as well as all branches of the military will answer questions. Financial aid experts will also be on hand.

Congrats! Here are all of the 2019 Graduates of Distinction  Naples Daily News

The Naples Daily News presents the community's 2019 "Graduates of Distinction."

2019 Naples Daily News Wrestling All-Area Team  Naples Daily News

Immokalee's Gabriel Ramirez, Golden Gate's Gerald Roger and Palmetto Ridge's Colby Singletary are finalists for Wrestler of the Year.

Naples high school student hospitalized after hitting vape  WZVN-TV

Follow this story to get email or text alerts from ABC7 when there is a future article following this storyline. Follow this story. The teen got sick after taking a drag ...

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.

U.S. News & World Report: Three Collier high schools rank in top 75 in Florida  Naples Daily News

The U.S. News & World Report annual high school rankings released Tuesday placed three Collier County high schools in the top 75 schools statewide.

She was vaping in class and started to hallucinate. A fellow student was arrested  Miami Herald

A Naples, Florida, high school girl told emergency crews she was hallucinating and having trouble breathing after vaping off a pen officials say contained ...

PrepZone: Twelve Golden Gate High School athletes commit to colleges  Naples Daily News

The eight Titans came from six different sports, with one of the signing with a Division I program.

Palmetto Ridge wrestling team wins 15th straight Collier County Athletic Conference title  Naples Daily News

On Wednesday, the Palmetto Ridge High School wrestling team won its 15th consecutive Collier County Athletic Conference championship.

Teen faces charges after pal hallucinates from vape pen at school: cops  New York Post

A Florida teen faces felony charges after a classmate landed in the hospital from using his vape pen containing synthetic weed, according to authorities.

Golden Gate golf course closes until 'further notice' following county purchase  Naples Daily News

Editor's Note: Corrected spelling of project manager Geoff Willig's last name. The Golden Gate Golf Club course closed Thursday until further notice. Whether ...

Deputies searching for Golden Gate teen  NBC2 News

GOLDEN GATE, Fla. - Deputies are asking the public for help finding a 16-year-old Golden Gate teen. Cristian Porreca was last seen leaving his home on 39th ...

High school football: Defensive coordinator Sam Dollar leaves Naples High after 21 seasons  Naples Daily News

Sam Dollar never had plans to leave the Naples High School football program. As the defensive coordinator for 21 seasons – and two state titles – Dollar had ...

Florida school grades are in. See how Collier schools fared this year  Naples Daily News

The Florida Department of Education released school grades Thursday and gave Collier County an overall A grade. See our database to get more information ...

Collier County School District lauds update, vision for new high school  Naples Daily News

The Collier County School Board praised a presentation by architects designing the district's new high school, which is set to open in 2023.

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 ...

Golden Gate High School student arrested for having knife on campus  NBC2 News

A student at Golden Gate High School was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly having a knife on campus. According to an arrest report, a student informed the ...

Lorenzo Walker senior graduates from 3 schools on path to becoming orthodontist  Naples Daily News

Lorenzo Walker senior Rebecca Paul graduated with a weighted grade point average of 6.04 and will attend FGCU in the fall.

Collier teacher reinstated after investigation into sexual allegations  Naples Daily News

A Golden Gate High School teacher will resume his teaching position after being escorted off the school's campus in May for allegedly engaging in sexual ...

Collier deputies looked at 27 possible threats to schools in 12 days after Parkland attack  Naples Daily News

Collier County deputies investigated 27 possible threats to schools in the 12 days after the Feb. 14 shooting attack in Parkland in Broward County.

Making the calls: Collier course teaches teens how to be officials for games  Naples Daily News

Administrators hope the class eventually will ease the shortage of referees and other sports officials in Southwest Florida.

Prep Boys Basketball: Golden Gate coach on leave 11 games into first year  Naples Daily News

The Golden Gate High School boys basketball team will head to the upcoming playoffs under new leadership after its head coach has gone on leave.

High school football: Heisman winner Pete Dawkins to speak at, sponsor NFF banquet  Naples Daily News

Dawkins, a former All-American halfback and decorated Army general, will sponsor NFF dinner and will bring his Heisman Trophy to the event.

12 Collier schools will have new principals on the first day of school  Naples Daily News

Twelve Collier schools will have new leadership at the helm on the first day of school this year. Three principals are moving up, one outside principal will join the ...

This teen is one of about 200 immigrants excluded from Collier high schools  Naples Daily News

Collier is part of a growing wave of complaints from civil rights groups alleging school districts are excluding teen immigrants from schools.

Collier County teacher accused of having sex with student  NBC2 News

A Golden Gate High School teacher is accused of having sex with a student in his classroom.

Community's Weiss, First Baptist's Melancon honored at Southwest Florida Sports Awards  Naples Daily News

Twenty-nine awards went to Collier County athletes at the Southwest Florida Sports Awards on Tuesday at Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall.

Boys & Girls Club of Collier County names Jose Hernandez as its Chief Operating Officer  Florida Weekly

Boys & Girls Club of Collier County has appointed Jose Hernandez as Chief Operating Officer, effective July 8. For the past 32 years, Mr. Hernandez has served.

SWFL High School football: Live scoreboard for Monday night games  Naples Daily News

Participate in a live chat with Naples Daily News and News-Press sports journalists as we break down the action from tonight's games.

Graduation 2013: Golden Gate High School  Naples Daily News

Golden Gate High School Principal Jose Hernandez, School Board Chairwoman Barbara Berry and Human Resources Director of Staffing, Labor Relations and ...

Winged Foot Scholar-Athlete Award: St. John Neumann's Jensen Jones wins 2019 award  Naples Daily News

Thursday, May 23, 2019 will go down as a pretty big night for Jensen Jones. Hours after graduating at St. John Neumann Catholic High School, Jones was ...

High school basketball: Longtime Collier coach Pierre Eaton resigns  Naples Daily News

Three Collier County high school boys basketball teams will have new coaches next season. While two programs have found their latest leaders, the third is ...

2018 Graduates of Distinction  Naples Daily News

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

Photos: See all of the 2019 Graduates of Distinction in Collier County  Naples Daily News

It's that time of the year! Here's a look at all of the students featured in a series of Naples Daily News stories on Graduates of Distinction, who are selected by staff ...

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.

Photos and videos from college and high school graduations around Southwest Florida  Naples Daily News

It's graduation time and the photo team of the Naples Daily News and The News-Press will be there to capture those memorable moments.

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.

Collier County Hurricane Irma info  NBC2 News

Latest Hurricane Irma information for Collier County.

Naples teen used prom dress to raise money after Irma, gives proceeds to Guadalupe Center  Naples Daily News

A Naples teen, who sold blocks of advertisement on her prom dress, donates proceeds to Guadalupe Center to help those in need after hurricane Irma.

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.

Motorcyclist, 24, dies from weekend crash in Bonita Springs  Naples Daily News

Yen Luis Garcia, 24, lost control on Imperial Parkway and crashed near Terry Street. His passenger, Lilibet Silva Monteagudo, 19, died at the scene.

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.

Young adults with developmental disabilities get job training through Project SEARCH at NCH  Naples Daily News

Five interns graduated from Project SEARCH at NCH Baker Hospital Downtown.

Raising the Bar: Minority students get a head start on academic studies  Naples Daily News

When kids leave school for summer vacation, their minds often go on vacation, too. Research has shown that students can lose months of grade-level ...

'Domestic violence is a man's issue': Raising Gentle’men program seeks to prevent abuse  Naples Daily News

Jose Benitez and his family took refuge from his father at the Shelter for Abused Women & Children three years ago when he was 25 years old. He said his ...

Boys Basketball Holiday Tournament Schedules  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

The excitement is already here as boys basketball fans get ready to make their way across the state to watch tournaments featuring the top talents Illinois has.

Fifteen years later: Southwest Florida remembers 9/11  Naples Daily News

The following is a list of events being held to reflect on the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. 9/11 Memorial *Service* (Fort Myers).

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 ...

Meet Me at the Gym: Project Evolve pushes limits with daily boot camps, strength classes  Naples Daily News

Editor's note: Meet Me at the Gym is an occasional Tuesday column about Southwest Florida group exercise classes. Reporter Shelby Reynolds finds the ...

Holiday Hoopfest: Stoneman Douglas playing with big hearts after school shooting  USA TODAY High School Sports

Nine months after the shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fl., the boys basketball team continues to recover.

Collier teacher Victor Dotres exits School Board race, endorses Jennifer Mitchell  Naples Daily News

The Estates Elementary teacher said he dropped out because his views are similar to Mitchell's. "I think she's going to do a great job," Dotres said.

Estates Elementary teacher Victor Dotres enters Collier School Board race  Naples Daily News

After working at Collier County Public Schools for 18 years, Estates Elementary teacher Victor Dotres is running for School Board District 3.

Collier's LGBTQ students find network of support  Naples Daily News

When Lorrie Crisci's then 12-year-old son Alex came out to her, she held him close as he wept in her arms.

Boys basketball: Former Immokalee coach Hull takes over Naples High  Naples Daily News

The athletic facilities at Naples High School might be all new since he played there, but Garrett Hull still feels at home on the Golden Eagles basketball court.

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 ...

Photos: Polk County high school football previews for Week 8  The Ledger

The Ledger's staff writers Roy Fuoco and Bill Kemp breakdown the games for Week 8 of the 2018 season on Friday night. All games 7:30 p.m. unless noted.

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.

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.

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 ...

Florida high school students star in cook-off at The Breakers  Palm Beach Post

Three teams of high school students chopped, sliced, sauteed, steamed and stirred Florida-grown fruits and vegetables in the regional round of the *Fresh* From ...

Golden Gate ends Lehigh's season with last-second shot  USA TODAY High School Sports

Defeat. It was this unspeakable emotion Thursday, after so much had happened for the Lehigh boys basketball team to get back on the court.

William Daniel Fitzpatrick | Obituaries |  Auburn Citizen

NAPLES, Fla. — William Daniel Fitzpatrick, native of Auburn, N.Y., and 19 year resident of Naples, Fla., passed away peacefully on April 7, 2019, surrounded by ...

Brent Batten: Stories abound in the aftermath of Irma  Naples Daily News

You can't go far these days without bumping into someone with a story to share. An act of kindness someone wants to acknowledge, a measure of help ...

Pre-med students get hands-on training in Naples  Naples Daily News

Jennifer Trebilcock isn't your typical college kid focusing on fun during summer break. A Naples native going into her junior year this fall at the University of ...

Early Signing Period 2018: WSU inks first part of 2019 recruiting class  CougCenter

Good morning, and welcome to early Christmas! The football season isn't even actually over yet, but the Early Signing Period for the 2019 recruiting class gets ...

One down, four to go: Grace Place hosts groundbreaking ceremony to welcome new building on campus  Naples Daily News

With the paint barely dry on the first of five new buildings, Grace Place is about to see a second one sprout out of the ground as part of a multimillion-dollar ...

Local youth column: Naples High runners shine in Gold Coast  Naples Daily News

After qualifying for the Class 3A track and field state championships in May 2011, Naples High School distance runner Hannah Klopf received a letter in the mail.

Teacher who kept Naples dancing bids farewell to business  Naples Daily News

The retirement party last weekend was an eye-opener: The guest of honor, age 70, dropped down to the floor in a full split for the assembled group. "I think they ...

Assigned book at Fort Myers school banned for vulgar, sexual content  WZVN-TV

A mandatory book that was assigned to more than two dozen students in Lee County has been banned after a parent complained about vulgar and sexually ...

Canterbury's Berrick Jeanlouis reunites with Lehigh teammates at SFABC All-Star Classic  The News-Press

For Canterbury School senior Berrick Jeanlouis, the chance to play alongside former Lehigh Senior High teammates Bershard Edwards, Quan Martin and Mo ...

Bobcats laser focused on another boys volleyball playoff run  Sun Sentinel

Boca Raton High School senior boys volleyball player Matthew Savoca and his teammates gained invaluable experience from last season's stunning defeat to ...

Calendar of upcoming events in Southwest Florida  Naples Daily News

From concerts to comedians, here's your guide to upcoming events In The 239.

Investigation forces FGCU to change complimentary sports ticket policy  USA TODAY

The school was forced to change its complimentary sports ticket policy.

It's a Big job: Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast celebrating its huge milestones  Naples Daily News

With a big 50th anniversary coming, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast is gearing up for fundraising and celebrating the impact the organization has had ...

Community Pregnancy Clinics offers help to parents in need  Naples Daily News

Natalia and Ken Briand are like many young couples trying to make ends meet with two small children.

Holiday events in Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Bonita Springs, Naples (2017)  The News-Press

SWFL holiday events for 2017: Your guide to all the big Christmas and holiday events in Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Naples, Bonita Springs and beyond.

Boys basketball: First Baptist coach gets into event named for his legendary coach father  Naples Daily News

First Baptist coach Scott Stewart recalls playing for his dad, Don Stewart, at Lely in the 1980s.

Holiday events in Southwest Florida for Dec. 2-11  The News-Press

Holiday events for Dec. 2-11 in Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Bonita Springs, Naples, Lehigh Acres and the rest of Southwest Florida.

Naples' Omar Baker: Entertaining all his life  Naples Daily News

Omar Baker loves to sing and he's been entertaining Naples audiences for years.

Five things to know about Lee’s student enrollment results  The News-Press

Here are five things parents may want to know about Lee County's student enrollment lottery.

Laws of Life: Student essay-contest winners share their rules to live by  Naples Daily News

Live and learn. By the rules. Those are themes of the Laws of Life essay contest, and this past week the winners of the 13th annual youth competition were ...

Body found in Punta Gorda ID'd  NBC2 News

The Punta Gorda Police Department has identified the body that was found in a vehicle in a popular hotel parking lot Sunday evening.

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