Posted: November 22, 2013
BAYSHORE GARDENS -- When IMG Academy decided to compete in high school football, there were many questions about the type of program the private sports academy in Manatee County would have.After the Ascenders finished their inaugural season at 8-2, the answers are...
Posted: November 1, 2013
Ascenders win Halloween thriller, 19-13!
"Trick or treat," remarked IMG Academy Head Coach Chris Weinke after a stunning fourth quarter rally and overtime win. And what a treat it was for the Ascenders, who improved to 8-1 on Halloween night, the senior class' final home game."That was about as crazy as...
Posted: October 21, 2013
Ascenders fall short in epic battle at Trinity, 27-24
The IMG Academy Ascenders football team (7-1) ventured north to take on the Trinity Christian Conquerors (6-1) of Jacksonville, Fla. on Oct. 18. Led by 2015 consensus five-star prospects Jeff Holland and Kevin Toliver, II, and senior Louisville commit Isaiah Ford,...
Posted: October 14, 2013
IMG overwhelms Lake Minneola, 49-3
It was Homecoming for the IMG Academy Ascenders football team as they looked to defend their home against the Lake Minneola Hawks, but it was all-IMG Academy. With a balanced offensive attack accompanied by another stifling performance by the Ascender defense, IMG...