Saturday, Aug 30, 2014

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Streaks shooting for state

Streaks shooting for state

There’s no doubt that 2013 was a pretty memorable year for the Sebring boys golf team, who not only won the Class 2A-District 18 tournament, but followed that up with a convincing victory in the Class 2A-Region 6 tournament, earning a trip to ...
Published: 08/25/14
Green Dragons blanked by Brahmans

Green Dragons blanked by Brahmans

OKEECHOBEE — Friday’s Kickoff Classic in Okeechobee was a bit of an eye-opener for some of Lake Placid’s younger players, as the Brahmans scored 33 first-half points and went on to take a 47-0 victory over the Green Dragons....
Published: 08/24/14
Red Devils thrash Titans

Red Devils thrash Titans

AVON PARK — Avon Park used a swarming defense and an opportunistic offense to crush Tenoroc by a score of 34-7 in the Kickoff Classic preseason game on Friday night at Joe Franza Stadium.
Published: 08/24/14

Great fishing next few days

The Florida freshwater fishing forecast for the last week of August starts out with the moon’s orbit reaching its furthest point from earth, the apogee, today and the moon entering the ‘new phase’ Monday. Both lunar events will c...
Published: 08/24/14
USA Basketball chooses World Cup team

USA Basketball chooses World Cup team

NEW YORK — The U.S. has picked the 12 players it believes can defend its world basketball title.
Published: 08/24/14
Back on the gridiron

Back on the gridiron

The high school football preseason gets underway tonight with Avon Park, Lake Placid and Sebring playing in their respective Kickoff Classic’s.
Published: 08/22/14
Red Devils whip Terriers

Red Devils whip Terriers

SEBRING — Avon Park struggled to pull out the win against Moore Haven in Thursday night’s Preseason Classic volleyball tournament at Sebring High.
Published: 08/23/14
Just call him Johnny Backup

Just call him Johnny Backup

BEREA, Ohio — On one knee and far from the action, quarterback Johnny Manziel leaned on his orange helmet and watched.
Published: 08/23/14
Streaks down Green Dragons

Streaks down Green Dragons

SEBRING — It doesn’t matter when the Sebring Blue Streaks and Lake Placid Green Dragons get together. Both teams want to win, but it was the Blue Streaks who came away with the victory in Thursday’s Preseason Classic at Sebring H...
Published: 08/23/14
Burton to replace Stewart again

Burton to replace Stewart again

BRISTOL, Tenn. — Tony Stewart will not race Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway, the third Sprint Cup race he’s skipped since his car struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. during a sprint car race.
Published: 08/22/14

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