Lely High School
Lely High School graduate Jesse Witten was a Cinderella story in the 2009 U.S. Open. Witten made it all the way through qualifying for the second time in four years, then didn't stop. He upset No. 29 Igor Andreev of Russia in straight sets, beat Maximo Gonzalez in the second round, and took No. 4 Novak Djokovic to four sets before falling on Saturday.
The Southwest Florida Workforce Development Group has started a new program that will help students choose careers while paying them to attend school. The career exploration program allows students to learn about careers in construction, the medical field and others.
Old basketballs Travis Waters presented Saturday to recently retired Lely High boys basketball coach Don Stewart are coated in history. The balls, used in Stewart’s first season with the Trojans, represent the past and Waters’ mission to properly pay tribute to the coach he feels he let down 26 years ago.