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Friday, Mar 06, 2015

Sports

Senior softballers keeping busy

LAKE PLACID — Fred Moore grew up in rural Mississippi knowing the feel of cotton. He toiled five backbreaking years picking the prickly fiber in the fields.
Published: 03/01/15
Briscoe looks to keep pace

Briscoe looks to keep pace

Ryan Briscoe had a competitive run in the No. 3 Corvette C7.R co-driven by Jan Magnussen and Antonio Garcia in both the Rolex 24 At Daytona and the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida in 2014, although various issues kept the...
Published: 03/01/15
Excellent full moon fishing this week

Excellent full moon fishing this week

The Florida freshwater fishing forecast for the first week of March, all fishing factors considered, will be a very good one with the full moon arriving while in lunar orbit apogee on Thursday and a warm weather forecast that is predicted to last int...
Published: 03/01/15
Special STARS Softball Classic on tap

Special STARS Softball Classic on tap

Dee’s Place softball team will be returning to defend their 2014 championship title at the 16th annual Special STARS Softball Classic on Saturday, April 4, at the Highlands County Sports Complex.
Published: 02/28/15
Streaks roar past Tigers

Streaks roar past Tigers

SEBRING- The Sebring Blue Streaks rallied past the Clewiston Tigers in non-district softball action on Thursday. The conditions were not the best, as the field was muddy and occasional rain, but the Blue Streaks posted a 6-2 victory behind the pitchi...
Published: 02/28/15
Local lifters flex their muscles

Local lifters flex their muscles

SEBRING — The Sebring Blue Streaks had their first weightlifting meet of the season on Thursday, as DeSoto and Lake Placid came calling for a three-team meet. The Blue Streaks had one meet scheduled that was postponed, so this gave them a chan...
Published: 02/28/15
Spring Vintage Classic going strong

Spring Vintage Classic going strong

SEBRING — Some of the finrst racecars of the past 60 years will be at Sebring International Raceway this weekend, as the Sportscar Vintage Racing Association’s Spring Vintage Classic continues. The three-day event began Friday, but ther...
Published: 02/28/15
Judge rules for Peterson

Judge rules for Peterson

A federal judge has cleared the way for Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson to be reinstated, ruling that an NFL arbitrator “failed to meet his duty” in a child abuse case that shook the league.
Published: 02/27/15
Pickleball ‘shootout’ takes place on Sunday

Pickleball ‘shootout’ takes place on Sunday

SEBRING — On Sunday there will be a pickleball “shootout” on the courts at Sun n Lake to determine this year’s South Central Florida Pickleball League champions. The six team league is in its fifth year. Team standings at ...
Published: 02/27/15
Dragons hold off Panthers

Dragons hold off Panthers

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Green Dragons didn’t earn any style points in Tuesday’s 4-3 victory over the Mulberry Panthers, but that’s just fine with the team. The important thing was getting into the win column for a di...
Published: 02/27/15