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Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Local Sports

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
Blue Streaks top Tritons

Blue Streaks top Tritons

SEBRING — Sebring sophomore right-hander Everett Hurst tossed a one-hit gem and Josh Crouch belted a solo home run to lead the Blue Streaks to a 4-0 win over Mariner in Thursday night’s Class 5A-Region 3 quarterfinals at Firemen’...
Published: 05/02/15
Donovan leaves Gators for Thunder

Donovan leaves Gators for Thunder

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Thunder hired Florida’s Billy Donovan as their new coach Thursday, hoping he will help the franchise finally win an NBA championship.
Published: 04/30/15
Bucs blank Red Devils

Bucs blank Red Devils

AVON PARK — Executing the little things correctly is essential to winning in the playoffs. Avon Park, which earned the district title by being solid in the fundamentals, made five uncharacteristic errors which Berkeley Prep turned into a 7-0 v...
Published: 05/01/15
Dawkins signs with Graceland

Dawkins signs with Graceland

SEBRING — Sebring High School basketball standout Christacia Dawkins signed a scholarship with Graceland University on Wednesday.
Published: 05/01/15
Athletes heading to state

Athletes heading to state

Five Highlands County athletes will be making the long trek to the University of North Florida in Jacksonville to compete in the FHSAA Track and Field Championships.
Published: 05/01/15