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Tuesday, Apr 28, 2015

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Streaks take district title

Streaks take district title

SEBRING — The Sebring Blue Streaks were appreciative of a boisterous crowd at Firemen’s Memorial Field on Friday and wanted to thank them the best way they know how — by guaranteeing them another home game. With their 5-1 victory...
Published: 04/26/15
Dortmund, American Pharoah vie for role of favorite

Dortmund, American Pharoah vie for role of favorite

Bob Baffert is riding high these days, knowing he holds a pair of aces heading into the Kentucky Derby.
Published: 04/26/15
Fair fishing this week

Fair fishing this week

The Florida freshwater fishing forecast for the last five days of April starts out with summer heat fueled by moderate-to-high southerly winds today, creating a chance of rain ‘somewhere in the Heartland.’ However starting Monday, coole...
Published: 04/26/15
Taylor heading to the Badger State

Taylor heading to the Badger State

LAKE PLACID — Johnny Taylor will be taking his talents up north, as the Green Dragon standout has agreed to play football at Maranatha Baptist University.
Published: 04/25/15
Five heading to state

Five heading to state

Avon Park, Lake Placid and Sebring will all be represented at next week’s state track and field meet in Jacksonville. Teams competed in regional meets over the past few days.
Published: 04/25/15
Panthers put out Fire

Panthers put out Fire

AVON PARK — After a difficult series against the Polk State College Eagles, the South Florida State College Panthers bounced back with an 8-6 win over Southeastern University on Thursday at Panther Field.
Published: 04/25/15
Hawks reach agreement to sell team for $850 million

Hawks reach agreement to sell team for $850 million

ATLANTA — The Atlanta Hawks are taking care of business during the NBA playoffs — on and off the court.
Published: 04/24/15
PWC issues record penalties

PWC issues record penalties

DENVER — The Pirelli World Challenge announced the penalties and fines from Sunday’s GT/GTA, and GT Cup Round 5 ‘Roar by the Shore’ presented by Replay XD on the Streets of Long Beach. Fines collected from the penalties ar...
Published: 04/24/15
Devils whip Bulldogs

Devils whip Bulldogs

AVON PARK — It was do or die for Avon Park in Wednesday night’s Class 4A-District 9 tournament game. The Red Devils made sure they would play another game by beating Frostproof by a score of 6-1 in a semifinal contest at Head Field....
Published: 04/24/15
IMSA continues green racing tradition

IMSA continues green racing tradition

It’s hard to imagine that in 1969, when peace activist John McConnell suggested at a UNESCO conference in San Francisco that we should have a special day once a year to recognize the urgent need for environmental awareness, that he had sports ...
Published: 04/24/15