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Monday, May 25, 2015

Sports

Questions still linger in fight

Questions still linger in fight

Editor’s Note: On May 25, 1965, Muhammad Ali defeated Sonny Liston in the first round of a heavyweight bout that produced one of the strangest finishes in boxing history as well as one of sports’ most iconic moments — photos of A...
Published: 05/25/15
All-Stars enjoy stay in Sebring

All-Stars enjoy stay in Sebring

SEBRING — The top baseball players from across Florida converged at Firemen’s Field in Sebring for the 37th Annual Florida Coaches Association All-Star Baseball Classic. Saturday was the first round of games where the North took on the ...
Published: 05/25/15
Webber finishes 10th in NAIA golf championships

Webber finishes 10th in NAIA golf championships

DAYTONA BEACH – Coastal Georgia cruised to its second consecutive title at the NAIA Men’s Golf National Championships, posting a team score of 3-over-par 291 to finish the 72-hole event at 7-under and outpace runner-up William Woods (MO...
Published: 05/25/15
Luhr loves Watkins Glen

Luhr loves Watkins Glen

Coming off a second-place finish in last weekend’s 24-hour race at the legendary Nurburgring Nordschleife circuit in Germany, Lucas Luhr felt right at home at Watkins Glen International during a private this past week for BMW Team RLL.
Published: 05/25/15
Federer nets favorable draw in French Open

Federer nets favorable draw in French Open

PARIS — There are two distinct sounds one hears when Roger Federer graces the courts of Roland Garros. One is the pop of backhands and forehands kicking up puffs of red clay. The other, getting ever louder, is the scratchy tick of life’...
Published: 05/24/15
Safety concerns for Indy 500

Safety concerns for Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS — They call the Indianapolis 500 “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” for its high speeds, rich history, enormous crowd and the take-your-breath-away competition.
Published: 05/24/15
Streaks stopped by lightning

Streaks stopped by lightning

BARTOW — The Sebring Blue Streaks completed the trifecta Friday night in non-counting football games. Beginning with last year’s weather-canceled Kick-Off Classic at Mulberry, Sebring has seen its Blue-White scrimmage canceled and Frida...
Published: 05/24/15
Red Devils stun Vikings

Red Devils stun Vikings

AVON PARK — The Avon Park football team overcame a slow start to stun Lakeland Christian by a score of 16-14 in the Red Devils spring football on Thursday night at Joe Franza Stadium.
Published: 05/23/15
Serena looking for No. 20

Serena looking for No. 20

The very day that Serena Williams won this year’s Australian Open for her 19th Grand Slam championship, she was thinking ahead.
Published: 05/23/15
IMSA well-represented at Indy 500

IMSA well-represented at Indy 500

By today’s racing standards, Townsend Bell, 40, got a late start in motorsports, but he’s made up for that since. He began racing karts at 12, progressed through the open-wheel ranks of Skip Barber, Formula 3000, Champ Car and he was a ...
Published: 05/23/15