Wednesday, Oct 01, 2014

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Viking surge downs Devils

Viking surge downs Devils

LAKELAND — The first minute of Avon Park’s game at Lakeland Christian went as well as could be hoped for. It was the rest of the game that didn’t quite go how the Red Devils would have hope, as the Vikings were able to erase an e...
Published: 09/28/14
Dragons drop heartbreaker

Dragons drop heartbreaker

POINCIANA — The Lake Placid Green Dragons suffered its second tough loss of the season in Poinciana on Friday night, as the Eagles rallied for a 38-30 overtime victory on a muddy, sloppy field.
Published: 09/28/14
Jeter goes out in style

Jeter goes out in style

NEW YORK — Derek Jeter had a hard time stepping into the batter’s box in the bottom of the ninth inning.
Published: 09/27/14
US takes early Ryder Cup lead

US takes early Ryder Cup lead

GLENEAGLES, Scotland — Striking a psychological blow in the opening session of the Ryder Cup, the underdog Americans took down Europe’s big guns — Rory McIlroy and Ian Poulter — and grabbed a 2 1/2- 1 1/2 lead after the fo...
Published: 09/27/14
Dragons take care of business

Dragons take care of business

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Dragons defeated the McKeel Wildcats in Thursday’s district volleyball match. The Dragons won by scores of 25-14, 20-25, 25-14 and 25-17.
Published: 09/27/14
Streaks have impressive showing

Streaks have impressive showing

LAKE PLACID — Thursday’s five-team cross country meet in Lake Placid turned out to be two races in one. Not only was there a race to finish in front of the other schools, there was also a race to beat the rain. The Sebring boys took car...
Published: 09/27/14
Dragons look to ground Eagles

Dragons look to ground Eagles

After the past two weeks the Lake Placid Green Dragons are looking forward to taking the field against Poinciana tonight — and that’s no sleight against the Eagles. But after facing Cardinal Mooney and Golden Gate in their last two game...
Published: 09/26/14
Red Devils face another tough foe

Red Devils face another tough foe

Nobody can accuse the Avon Park Devils with lining up a weak collection of opponents to play in their non-district schedule this football season. With a slate that includes the likes of Frostproof, Hardee, Fort Meade and Cardinal Mooney, the Red Devi...
Published: 09/26/14
Youth swimmers in action

Youth swimmers in action

The Highlands Hurricanes swim team and Lake Placid Aquatics team competed in the Winter Haven Stingrays Get Rowdy and Race short course swim meet last weekend. The meet was held at the Rowdy Gaines Olympic Pool at the Chain of Lakes Recreational Comp...
Published: 09/26/14
Sebring teams ready for tourney

Sebring teams ready for tourney

It seems the only thing that can stop the Sebring girls golf team these days is the weather, as the Blue Streaks have had to sit on their 8-0 season record the past few days after seeing their last two matches rained out.
Published: 09/25/14

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