Tuesday, Sep 02, 2014

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Hardee claws past Red Devils

Hardee claws past Red Devils

AVON PARK — Thursday’s contest between the Hardee Wildcats and Avon Park Red Devils was a match of runs. Unfortuntely for the Red Devils, it was Hardee who had the last one, rallying for a 15-11 victory in the fifth game of the match to...
Published: 08/30/14
NFL increases domestic violence suspensions
NFL commissioner admits to mishandling Ray Rice case

NFL increases domestic violence suspensions NFL commissioner admits to mishandling Ray Rice case

NEW YORK — Acknowledging he “didn’t get it right” with a two-game suspension for Ravens running back Ray Rice, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced tougher penalties for players accused of domestic violence, including ...
Published: 08/30/14
Fisher emerging as top QB coach

Fisher emerging as top QB coach

TALLAHASSEE — The foundation of Jimbo Fisher’s coaching philosophy began during rides home with his father after Pop Warner games. His dad would pepper him in the car with a single question: Why?
Published: 08/30/14
Blue Streaks look to down Eagles

Blue Streaks look to down Eagles

SEBRING — The Sebring Blue Streaks aren’t quite where they were hoping to be at this point of the season, in large part due to last Friday’s canceled Kickoff Classic game at Mulberry. That was supposed to give the players an oppo...
Published: 08/29/14
Gators seek redemption

Gators seek redemption

GAINESVILLE — It might be hard to find a team more eager for the season to begin than Florida.
Published: 08/29/14
Green Dragons brace for Storm

Green Dragons brace for Storm

The Lake Placid football team looks to bounce back from a tough preseason game in a big way in tonight’s season opener against Celebration.
Published: 08/29/14
Bulldogs edge Dragons

Bulldogs edge Dragons

LAKE PLACID — Inconsistent play by Lake Placid led to a four-set loss to a talented DeSoto team in non-district volleyball on Tuesday night.
Published: 08/28/14
Devils set for opener

Devils set for opener

The Avon Park football team opens its regular season with a home game against Frostproof tonight at Joe Franza Stadium.
Published: 08/29/14
No reason to feel sorry for Furyk

No reason to feel sorry for Furyk

The good news for Jim Furyk is that people finally stopped talking about his golf swing that only a mother could love and a father could teach.
Published: 08/28/14
Jaguars sticking with Henne at QB

Jaguars sticking with Henne at QB

JACKSONVILLE — Jacksonville Jaguars coach Gus Bradley selected Chad Henne as his starting quarterback in March.
Published: 08/28/14

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