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Sebring rolls in AAA tourney

Sebring rolls in AAA tourney

LAKE PLACID — The Dixie Youth Baseball District 8 AAA tournament came to an end Sunday afternoon, as Sebring punched its ticket to the state tournament with a convincing 17-4 victory over Okeechobee.
Published: 06/30/15
Lake Placid wins Ozone title

Lake Placid wins Ozone title

LAKE PLACID — In a tournament full of comebacks, Lake Placid came up with the biggest of them all. Trailing 5-1 in the bottom of the second inning, Lake Placid scored 14 unanswered runs to capture the Dixie Youth Baseball District 8 Ozone titl...
Published: 06/29/15
Summer Sunrise Series going strong

Summer Sunrise Series going strong

SEBRING — The second event on the Summer Sunrise Series calendar this year drew 93 runners on Saturday morning and bodes quite well for the future of running in Highlands County. Four of the top six runners were 17 years old and younger, inclu...
Published: 06/29/15
Sebring cruises to Dixie AAA finals

Sebring cruises to Dixie AAA finals

LAKE PLACID — The Dixie AAA District 8 tournament continued on Saturday, as Lake Placid met Avon Park in the first game of the day. The home team defeated Avon Park 13-9 to advance to Saturday’s late elimination game against Okeechobee....
Published: 06/29/15
IMSA joins HSR to sponsor Class 24 Hour at Daytona

IMSA joins HSR to sponsor Class 24 Hour at Daytona

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – Many venues that host International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) events, such as Watkins Glen International, are steeped in tradition and motorsports history.
Published: 06/29/15
Stanton could miss 6 weeks

Stanton could miss 6 weeks

MIAMI — For the second year in a row, Giancarlo Stanton’s chances of winning the major league home run title have been hurt by an injury.
Published: 06/29/15

Great full moon fishing ahead

The Florida freshwater fishing forecast for the last three days of June includes the full moon phase and a weather forecast that will provide ‘essential elements’ which will enhance the angling experience.
Published: 06/28/15
Wimbledon draw good for Djokovic

Wimbledon draw good for Djokovic

LONDON — Defending champion Novak Djokovic avoided his three biggest traditional rivals in the Wimbledon draw on Friday as the other members of tennis’ “Big Four” were all placed on the opposite side....
Published: 06/28/15
Sebring eases past Lake Placid

Sebring eases past Lake Placid

LAKE PLACID — The Dixie AAA District 8 baseball tournament got underway with mixed results for Highlands County teams at Lake June Ballfields on Friday.
Published: 06/28/15
Lake Placid blanks Avon Park

Lake Placid blanks Avon Park

LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid opened the Dixie District 8 Ozone tournament in fine fashion on Friday night, coming away with a 9-0 victory over Avon Park at Lake June Ball Fields. Lake Placid played a well-rounded game, getting some solid pitching...
Published: 06/27/15