Thursday, Dec 18, 2014

Local Sports

Best fishing of the month

The Florida freshwater fishing forecast for the second half of the third week of December includes a slight warming period and the beginning of the ‘new moon week’ which combined will give anglers the best fishing days of December.
Published: 12/17/14
Jingle Bell 5K packs them in

Jingle Bell 5K packs them in

AVON PARK — Friday’s third annual Jingle Bell 5K and Fun Run was once again an extremely popular event, as Chet Brojek announced that there were roughly 440 registered participants in the 5K and an additional 50 or so more youngsters wh...
Published: 12/16/14
Returning to their roots

Returning to their roots

AVON PARK — When Clyde Pough wanted to have a baseball camp in Avon Park he decided to reach out to his family for a little help. That’s never a bad idea when that family includes several Major League Baseball All-Stars and one likely f...
Published: 12/16/14
Tequila Patrón ESM hits track with new toy

Tequila Patrón ESM hits track with new toy

WEST PALM BEACH — Tequila Patrón ESM attacked the 2015 sports car racing season Sunday by running the all-new Honda Performance Development ARX-04b Honda prototype coupe for the first time. Tequila Patrón ESM principal Scott Sharp wa...
Published: 12/16/14
Headley stays in New York

Headley stays in New York

NEW YORK — Chase Headley is staying with the Yankees, agreeing Monday to a $52 million, four-year contract that signals New York is not counting on Alex Rodriguez to play third base regularly.
Published: 12/16/14
Agri-Leader replaces Monday sports pages

Agri-Leader replaces Monday sports pages

Beginning tomorrow, Dec. 15, Monday’s Sports page will be replaced by Central Florida’s Agri-Leader. This will be an ongoing Monday feature in place of the Monday Sports page.
Published: 12/13/14
Updated: 12/14/14
Auburn Tigers hire Muschamp

Auburn Tigers hire Muschamp

AUBURN, Ala. — Auburn hired former Florida coach Will Muschamp as defensive coordinator Friday, hoping he can rebuild a defense that struggled badly late in the season.
Published: 12/14/14
Dragons whip Red Devils

Dragons whip Red Devils

LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid used a late run to pull out a 51-40 win over Avon Park in girls district basketball on Friday night.
Published: 12/14/14
Red Devils topple Dragons

Red Devils topple Dragons

AVON PARK — Avon Park utilized its superior height to control the boards and John Mason torched the nets for a game-high 20 points as the Red Devils eased to a 61-36 win over Lake Placid on Friday night.
Published: 12/14/14
Kelly doesn’t share fans dislike of Dallas

Kelly doesn’t share fans dislike of Dallas

From Tom Landry, Jimmy Johnson and Jason Garrett to Dick Vermeil, Buddy Ryan and Andy Reid, the men in charge have changed while the rivalry remains intense.
Published: 12/14/14

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