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Cooper Tires teams up with Nunez

Cooper Tires teams up with Nunez

Cooper Tire is teaming up with 19-year-old Tristan Nunez, a MAZDA factory professional race car driver and distracted driving awareness advocate, to call attention to the dangers of distracted driving. The partnership will include speaking appearance...
Published: 05/18/15
Audi wins Nurburgring

Audi wins Nurburgring

The Audi R8 LMS managed a brilliant 24-hour racing debut by clinching victory at the Nurburgring. Audi unveiled its GT3 race car ten weeks ago and now the production-based sports car impressed in a tough battle that lasted up to the last hour of the ...
Published: 05/19/15
American Pharoah moves closer to Triple Crown
Romps to win in Preakness Stakes over sloppy track

American Pharoah moves closer to Triple Crown Romps to win in Preakness Stakes over sloppy track

BALTIMORE — Minutes before the Preakness, it was an ominous scene at Pimlico Race Course. Thunder and lightning. Wind and rain. A record crowd scrambling for cover. A drenched racetrack.
Published: 05/18/15
Hamlin wins All-Star race

Hamlin wins All-Star race

CONCORD, N.C. — Denny Hamlin gave Joe Gibbs Racing its first victory in NASCAR’s Sprint All-Star race by using clean air to hold off Kevin Harvick at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Published: 05/18/15
Many familiar names in 24 Hours

Many familiar names in 24 Hours

To say that the 24 Hours of Le Mans is an international event would be a bit of an understatement, as drivers from 29 different countries are entered in the legandary FIA World Endurance Championship event. The race, which will take place June 13 and...
Published: 05/18/15
Owen tourney sees low scores

Owen tourney sees low scores

AVON PARK — The Rotary Club of Avon Park held its annual David “Doc” Owen Rotary Golf Tournament at River Greens Golf Course on Saturday and drew a field of 56 golfers, who enjoyed excellent weather and playing conditions for the...
Published: 05/18/15
YMCA has new additions

YMCA has new additions

SEBRING — There’s always something going on at the Highlands County Family YMCA and now there are two choices for the public to consider; a fitness course and a disc golf course.
Published: 05/17/15
Hawks ready for LeBron, Cavaliers

Hawks ready for LeBron, Cavaliers

WASHINGTON — As far as Jeff Teague and the rest of the Atlanta Hawks are concerned, bring on LeBron.
Published: 05/17/15
Devils building momentum

Devils building momentum

AVON PARK — The Avon Park football team was able to beat the weather in its annual black-red scrimmage on Friday at Joe Franza Stadium.
Published: 05/17/15

New moon fishing heats up

The Florida freshwater fishing forecast for the third week of May includes the new moon three days after lunar orbit perigee and a weather forecast that will bring summer heat, ideal wind speeds, very little rain, with the exception of today, and ple...
Published: 05/17/15