Friday, Jan 30, 2015

Local Sports

Patrón Cup adds excitement

Patrón Cup adds excitement

With the Rolex 24 at Daytona now in the books, racing teams have turned their eyes to the 12 Hours of Sebring. The famed 12-hour classic is part of IMSA's United SportsCar Championship series, but it's also part of Tequila Patrón North American Endur...
Published: 01/30/15
Miami introduces newest player

Miami introduces newest player

TOKYO — Ichiro Suzuki says a renewed sense of enthusiasm was behind his decision to sign a $2 million, one-year contract with the Miami Marlins.
Published: 01/30/15
Hensleys and LP softball go hand-in-hand

Hensleys and LP softball go hand-in-hand

LAKE PLACID — Growing up in Arkansas, Jim Hensley became a rabid Cardinal fan listening to games on KMOX St. Louis. He idolized Cardinals greats Stan Musial and Enos Slaughter.
Published: 01/30/15
Streaks whip Bulldogs

Streaks whip Bulldogs

SEBRING — Sebring senior point guard Christacia Dawkins poured in a game-high 25 points to lead the Blue Streaks to a 44-34 win over DeSoto in Tuesday night’s semifinals of the Class 5A-District 11 basketball tournament....
Published: 01/29/15
Wilson takes on Brady in Super Bowl

Wilson takes on Brady in Super Bowl

PHOENIX — Tom Brady began winning Super Bowls when Russell Wilson was still a teenager, tuning in to see the big game on TV.
Published: 01/29/15
Djokovic advances at Australian Open

Djokovic advances at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia — It was difficult to tell who was more pleased with reaching the Australian Open semifinals: No. 1-ranked Novak Djokovic, advancing to his 25th at a Grand Slam tournament, or 19-year-old Madison Keys, who beat Venus Willi...
Published: 01/29/15
Dragons win, Devils lose in hoops

Dragons win, Devils lose in hoops

Lake Placid jumped out to an early lead and never looked back in cruising to a 52-19 rout of Frostproof in the semifinals of the Class 4A-District 9 tournament on Tuesday night.
Published: 01/29/15
Tequila Patrón ESM makes strides

Tequila Patrón ESM makes strides

Tequila Patrón ESM might have exited the 53rd Rolex 24 at Daytona earlier than expected, but the team is leaving with confidence in the new Honda Performance Development (HPD) ARX-04b coupes. Despite two DNFs on the official results, the team has mor...
Published: 01/28/15
Panthers ready for new season

Panthers ready for new season

AVON PARK — The South Florida State College Panthers have been looking forward to the start of the 2015 season for nearly nine months. That wait is just about over, as both the Panthers baseball and softball teams open the season at home on Fr...
Published: 01/28/15
Pickleball league in full swing

Pickleball league in full swing

SEBRING — Last Wednesday, Lake Ashton met Riverbend of Labelle at Highlands Ridge to reduce the drive time for both teams. Lake Ashton earned their second win of the season by a score of 51-16 in South Central Florida Pickleball League action....
Published: 01/28/15

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