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Wednesday, May 06, 2015

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Runnin’ the Ranch

Runnin’ the Ranch

SEBRING — Nearly 100 runners and walkers crossed the finish line at the inaugural Run the Ranch 5K on Saturday morning. The event, which was held at Rafter T Ranch, was organized by the Highlands County Cattlewomen to raise money for scholarsh...
Published: 05/04/15
Track athletes give solid showings

Track athletes give solid showings

JACKSONVILLE — It was a weekend of near misses for Highlands County athletes competing in the FHSAA state track and field championships at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville. The two day meet saw Class 1A and 2A schools compete on...
Published: 05/04/15
Audi takes win at Spa

Audi takes win at Spa

The No.7 Audi R18 e-tron quattro of Andre Lotterer, Benoit Treluyer and Marcel Fassler took a second straight with a hard fought win at the WEC 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps that had the large Belgian crowd on the edge of their seats on Saturday.
Published: 05/04/15
Memphis ready to be tested

Memphis ready to be tested

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — To the Memphis Grizzlies, it’s simply grit and grind. Harass opponents from one end of the court to the other, frustrating players into missing shots and forcing turnovers until they lose their offensive rhythm.
Published: 05/03/15
Rodriguez belts home run No. 660

Rodriguez belts home run No. 660

BOSTON — No. 660 is in the book. Will $6 million get in the bank?
Published: 05/02/15
Panthers get a helping hand

Panthers get a helping hand

South Florida State College’s Panther Baseball team recently had the opportunity to create a lasting community partnership and accept a gracious donation of over $1,600 from Alan Jay Wildstein.
Published: 05/03/15

Full moon phase offers great catches

The Florida freshwater fishing forecast for the first full week of May will give anglers the full moon phase, the lunar orbit apogee and a weather forecast which challenges anglers with medium winds for the first half of the week and the threat of ra...
Published: 05/03/15
Williams worked hard to make NFL

Williams worked hard to make NFL

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Leonard Williams still speaks to his father on a regular basis, making frequent phone calls to him in prison.
Published: 05/02/15
The fight is finally here

The fight is finally here

LAS VEGAS — George Foreman was in a few big fights in his time, including one he’d rather forget against Muhammad Ali.
Published: 05/02/15
Baffert takes aim at Derby

Baffert takes aim at Derby

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Bob Baffert hopes he’s celebrating in the winner’s circle at the Kentucky Derby. He just doesn’t know which horse or owners would join him.
Published: 05/02/15