Seth Soffian, The News-Press

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Past articles by Seth:

City of Palms Park demolition would leave FSW baseball, softball homeless

Fort Myers midtown plan calls for initial phase to take place in 4-6 years and demolish City of Palms Park, former Boston Red Sox spring training home. → Read More

The Seahawks and the Owl: Unlikely Cape Coral High companions sharing fields

Juvenile burrowing owl has watched Cape Coral High football practice since last spring from protected home right in middle of practice field. → Read More

More than a game: Unified Special Olympics basketball bridging divides in Lee County schools

Program new to Lee County schools puts students with and without disabilities together on teams to face other schools – with benefits for all. → Read More

How'd they do it? North Fort Myers beats back skeptics to reach 6A region final at Naples

North Fort Myers embodies team success to reach regional final, further than last year's loaded squad many said was end of the line for program glory. → Read More

6A playoffs: North Fort Myers powers past Charlotte 36-20 to set up region final trip to Naples

Shomari Mason runs for 256 yards behind dominant offensive line and intercepts three passes as North reaches region final for first time since 2006. → Read More

Regional playoffs: The News-Press, Naples Daily News preview 5 Friday night football games

Fort Myers High School and Naples will face off for the fourth straight year in the state playoffs. It will be their third straight meeting in Naples. → Read More

Perfection: Who are Southwest Florida's high school football unbeatens? Is Riverdale next?

Fort Myers and Naples (six times each) top list of Southwest Florida teams with undefeated high school football regular seasons. Will Riverdale join them? → Read More

High school football: 10 local teams in early position to make FHSAA playoffs

Riverdale, Cape Coral, Lehigh, Fort Myers, Cypress Lake, Bishop Verot, LaBelle, Oasis, ECS, SFCA in early position to make FHSAA playoffs. → Read More

City of Palms Classic features Oak Hill, IMG, McEachern, Imhotep, defending champ University School

City of Palms Classic announces field for Dec. 17-22 tournament in Fort Myers. Advance games Dec. 15 at Lehigh Senior and free Tip-Off game Dec. 17 added. → Read More

Lee, Collier prohibit backpacks, large bags at high school sports events

Lee and Collier counties prohibit backpacks and large bags at football games and other high school sports event after deadly Jacksonville shooting. → Read More

Readers' Choice Game of the Week: Rashawn Hunter stars as Mariner overwhelms Estero

Hunter accounts for five of seven touchdowns Mariner had in first half to lead 47-6 at home at halftime. → Read More

6A-10 football preview: North Fort Myers linemen not giving an inch despite departures

Returning senior starters on offensive, defensive lines have Red Knights conceding nothing in 6A-10 despite major graduations and transfers. → Read More

Mother's wisdom at work: Oasis transfers Jahyde, Jaheed Marcus helping boost young program

Seniors Jaheed and Jahyde Marcus take life lessons learned from mother to young Oasis football program looking to establish a foundation. → Read More

Move Florida high school football to winter? Something has to be done about the weather

Endless thunderstorms make the first half of football season a precarious time. Could a move to winter be the answer? → Read More

Baseball brothers Blaze, C.J. Alexander off to roaring debuts with Diamondbacks, Braves

Former Bishop Verot High brothers are drawing major notice for fast minor-league debuts after going lower in June's draft than expected. → Read More

Eight new Lee County high school football coaches took the field for first day of practice

Canterbury, Cape Coral, East Lee County, Gateway Charter, Island Coast, North Fort Myers, Oasis Charter and SFCA all have new coaches this season. → Read More

Catitude: All-breed Cat Fanciers show in Fort Myers blends breeds, domestic adoptees

Cat Fanciers Association all-breed show continues Sunday at Araba Shrine Temple in Fort Myers with contests, adoptions, vendors and more. → Read More

NCAA tournament darling Loyola Chicago to play in new holiday tournament in Fort Myers

New holiday basketball tournament in Fort Myers - another one - to include Loyola Chicago, Boston College, Richmond and Wyoming Thanksgiving week. → Read More

The Big 15: Bishop Verot running back Terry Lindsey focused by fatherhood, fitness

Young son, dehydration issues give Bishop Verot junior runner extra motivation to care for body, succeed. → Read More

To reduce athletes' heatstroke danger, Lee high schools now have cold tubs

The 14 public high schools also plan to acquire special thermometers, one year after a Riverdale High football player died from heatstroke. → Read More