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Mall becomes training ground for SWAT team

Mall becomes training ground for SWAT team

SEBRING — As the sun was slowly rising over Sebring on Sunday morning, the Highlands County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team was preparing for its second simulated exercise of the day. Beginning at 6 a.m., the SWAT team dealt with a number o...
Published: 07/27/15
U.S. drops medal game

U.S. drops medal game

CHESTER, Pa. — Music and shouts of celebration blasted from the Panama locker room next door as U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann tried to put another positive spin on another loss.
Published: 07/27/15
Match play cut short

Match play cut short

The Sertoma Junior Golf Tour’s two-day Bill Jarrett Ford Match Play Championships was turned into a one-day affair due to the rains that wiped out Friday’s play. It was decided not to make up the second day, as there are still three eve...
Published: 07/27/15
Turner Motorsports captures GTD class at Lime Rock

Turner Motorsports captures GTD class at Lime Rock

An eventful 36 hours at Lime Rock Park ended in a somewhat unexpected way on the home track for Turner Motorsport and driver Michael Marsal, and for returning driver Dane Cameron: atop the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship GT Daytona podium after a...
Published: 07/27/15
PR1/Mathiasen wins Lime Rock

PR1/Mathiasen wins Lime Rock

Winners of the two longest races on the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship schedule, Mike Guasch and Tom Kimber-Smith gave PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports the Prototype Challenge (PC) victory at the shortest track, capturing Saturday’s Northeast Gr...
Published: 07/27/15
Gowan hitting his stride

Gowan hitting his stride

LAKE PLACID — While the official start of the new high school cross-county season is still a little more than a week away, Sebring sophomore Chandler Gowan is already in midseason form. He placed second in last week’s Summer Sunrise Ser...
Published: 07/26/15
Running for a good cause

Running for a good cause

LAKE PLACID — Sebring High School’s Chandler Gowan may have crossed the finish line first in Saturday’s Dr. Tom McDonald Caladium Festival 5K, but the big winner of the day was Samaritan’s Touch Care Center.
Published: 07/26/15
Froome leads Tour de France

Froome leads Tour de France

ALPE D’HUEZ, France — Chris Froome grimly hung on against a flying final attack Saturday from his Tour de France rival Nairo Quintana on the last Alpine climb of this year’s race to all but lock up the British rider’s seco...
Published: 07/26/15

Fishing journals are great tools

The Florida freshwater fishing forecast for the last six days of July will give anglers the second full moon week of the month and a rainy season forecast fueled by a cold front that will create ideal fishing temperatures in the mid-80s and a medium ...
Published: 07/26/15
Sports Briefs

Sports Briefs

World’s Largest Golf Outing at Sun ‘n Lake
Published: 07/25/15