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Tire pressure cheating still a problem

Tire pressure cheating still a problem

MARTINSVILLE, Va. - There's been lot of talk about tires in the NASCAR garage the past few weeks, or longer, and lots of theories about whether something shady is going on or if the chatter is just a bunch of hot air....
Published: 03/29/15
Heartland Games going strong

Heartland Games going strong

On Friday, 22 men and 18 women competed in the Heartland Games for Active Adults Pickleball Tournament. The men's teams came from Reflections on Silver Lake, Tanglewood, Highlands Ridge, Sebring Village, Sun 'n Lake, Valencia Lakes and Sun City Cente...
Published: 03/29/15
Moon alters feeding patterns

Moon alters feeding patterns

The Florida freshwater fishing forecast the last three days of March and the beginning of April includes the waxing full moon phase, the lunar orbit apogee and a weather forecast that could not be any better for anglers.
Published: 03/29/15
Ashton signs with McNeese

Ashton signs with McNeese

The McNeese State University rodeo team recently announced the addition of four members to the 2015-2016 team.
Published: 03/29/15
Streaks swing to victory

Streaks swing to victory

AVON PARK — The Sebring boys captured the Class 2A-District 11 tennis championship on Thursday, holding off Cape Coral by a final score of 20-18.
Published: 03/28/15
Buttonwood Bay hosts pickleball tournament

Buttonwood Bay hosts pickleball tournament

The first pickleball tournament played on the new Buttonwood Bay pickleball courts took place last Saturday, with play beginning at 8 a.m. The ladies come out first for the double elimination event. Four teams battled to win each game in the two-out-...
Published: 03/28/15
Kentucky’s Malone enjoys role

Kentucky’s Malone enjoys role

The name rings a bell. It’s OK, you can laugh about it. Sam Malone totally gets it.
Published: 03/28/15
Tyndall fired by Tennessee

Tyndall fired by Tennessee

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee fired men's basketball coach Donnie Tyndall after one season, though athletic director Dave Hart says the university never would have hired him if they knew the details of his unethical conduct at Southern Miss program du...
Published: 03/28/15
Faircloth to join Conquistadors

Faircloth to join Conquistadors

SEBRING - You only get one opportunity to make a first impression and Sebring's Kara Faircloth made of the most of hers when she was spotted playing for her travel team. One of the assistant coaches for Pasco-Hernando Community College was in attenda...
Published: 03/27/15
Utes not star-struck by Blue Devils

Utes not star-struck by Blue Devils

SALT LAKE CITY - Utah coach Larry Krystkowiak told a story about running into Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski during a recruiting trip in Las Vegas last summer. The two were at a 7-11 store when Krystkowiak proclaimed, #x201c;There's the real Coach K#x201...
Published: 03/27/15