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Saturday, Feb 28, 2015

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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.
Updated: 18 hours ago
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...
Updated: 19 hours ago
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...
Updated: 19 hours ago
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...
Updated: 20 hours ago
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
Trans Am weekend kicks off

Trans Am weekend kicks off

SEBRING — The 2015 Trans Am Series will be starting off in impressive fashion this weekend, as a field of 72 cars for Sunday’s Trans Am Racing’s Foametix Trans Am 100. The 72-car field is an all-time record for the series, which ...
Published: 02/27/15
Angels Trout has room to get better

Angels Trout has room to get better

TEMPE, Ariz. — Mike Trout knows he has a lot to work on despite his first AL MVP award.
Published: 02/26/15
Rose’s injury hits Bulls hard

Rose’s injury hits Bulls hard

CHICAGO — The news that Derrick Rose will have knee surgery again hit the Chicago Bulls and their fans hard and left them in a familiar spot — trying to get by without their star point guard.
Published: 02/26/15