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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

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Berdych advances at French Open

Berdych advances at French Open

PARIS — Getting past his first-round opponent at the French Open was easy. Breaking the Big Four domination will be a lot harder for Tomas Berdych.
Published: 05/26/15
West captures FACA title
Indian Rocks Christian’s Oberst tabbed as MVP

West captures FACA title Indian Rocks Christian’s Oberst tabbed as MVP

SEBRING — The Florida Athletic Association All Star Baseball Classic came to an end Sunday. In the championship game between the West and the South, the West blanked the South with a final score of 7-0.
Published: 05/26/15
Reaching new heights

Reaching new heights

Getting to the state track and field championships is tough. Getting there two years in a row is that much more difficult, but Lake Placid’s Quiahja Williams made the long journey to Jacksonville for the second straight year.
Published: 05/26/15
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