Throwback Thursday

Aubrey Burke, Fleming Island High


One of the most versatile athletes in Clay County, Fleming Island High's Aubrey Burke leaves a legacy of accomplishments dating back to her Lakeside Junior High School days. Burke was integral to Fleming Island's basketball team getting to a Final Four playoff berth, Fleming Island's flag football team with consecutive state playoff berths and part of numerous track teams that competed for state medals.

1.Thrill of victory: Aubrey Burke celebrates with teammate Rayna Durden as basketball advances Final Four berth.

2. Catching passes for Lakeside Junior High, Burke was part of county champion flag football team.

3.For Fleming Island, Burke was multifaceted flag football player that could pass, run and catch.

4.Aubrey Burke was shooting forward at Class 8A state semifinals.

5.On the track, Burke ran relays, the 400 and occasionally the 800.

6.Lakeside Junior High basketball was first appearance of Burke on the county athletic scene.

7.Agony of defeat: Burke's athletic career had sad moments with loss in flag football playoffs in 2019.


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