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Pro hockey: Local fans embracing young Tampa Bay Lightning

naplesnews.com — ESTERO - Local hockey fans rallied around Germain Arena's recreational rink to watch the Tampa Bay Lightning practice on Wednesday afternoon. Many fans had counted down the days until their favorite NHL team's arrival. However, the Lightning's appearance became a pleasant surprise for others - such as local amateur hockey player Alex DiRoma.

FGCU notes: Mackenzie Allen sets up for volleyball team

naplesnews.com — FORT MYERS - After junior Vanessa Benke was ruled out for the rest of the season with a knee injury First-year Florida Gulf Coast University coach Matt Botsford said he basically was holding tryouts to see who would take her starting outside hitter spot.
Oct 02, 2014

Mack. Allen gives @FGCU_VB big boost, Benke surgery A-OK, @FGCU_WSoccer 1st 3 A-Suns on road, swimmers get education naplesnews.com/sports/college…

College basketball: FGCU grad Chase Fieler adjusting to pro ball in Spain

naplesnews.com — FORT MYERS - In a recent photo shared on his Twitter page, a bearded Chase Fieler is holding a large golden trophy, sporting a bit of an awkward grin and a blue Florida Gulf Coast University T-shirt. The longest-tenured mayor of Dunk City who's giving pro ball a shot in Spain is still unsure what the trophy specifically represents.

Shooting for the Stars: Naples high grad discovers water 120 light years from Earth

naplesnews.com — NAPLES, Fla. - In the past few days, Naples High School graduate Jonathan Fraine has become the toast of the astrophysics community, recognized by The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times and space.com.
Oct 02, 2014

My stars! Naples High grad discovers water on planet 120 light years away via @ndn naplesnews.com/news/local-new…

Cypress Cove resident Rebstock recalls days as fighter pilot and neighbor of Lindbergh

naplesnews.com — Cypress Cove resident recalls days as fighter pilot and neighbor of Lindbergh There is a "deadly quiet" that envelopes the normally loud military jet. But at 73,000 feet and seconds before the F-4 Phantom prepares to plunge towards earth's troposphere, the silence is often secondary to the very humbling view of the earth.
Oct 01, 2014

RT @ndn: Cypress Cove resident Rebstock recalls days as fighter pilot and neighbor of Lindbergh. bit.ly/1rMQDmn