Saturday, Oct 25, 2014

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Great fishing this week

Great fishing this week

The Florida freshwater fishing forecast for the third week of October will be exactly what freshwater anglers dream of and plan for. The lunar phase moves into the new moon period and the weather forecast predicts perfect fishing weather for the next...
Published: 10/20/14
Green Dragon Tail growing

Green Dragon Tail growing

LAKE PLACID — A decent-sized crowd showed up in Lake Placid early Saturday morning for the fourth annual Green Dragon Tail 5K, which serves as a fundraiser for the Lake Placid cross country teams.
Published: 10/20/14
Magnus Racing wins fan award

Magnus Racing wins fan award

Following a six-day voting session designed entirely for the fans of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, Magnus Racing was voted as the fan favorite for the inaugural Microsoft Visual Studio “Team to Win” Grand Prize. In honor of t...
Published: 10/20/14
Pirates win Victory in Pink tournament

Pirates win Victory in Pink tournament

PORT CHARLOTTE — Local travel baseball team, the Pirates, moved up from an 8-and-under (8u) to a 9-and under (9u) team in August. The move brought a big change, as the boys went from a pitching machine to facing live pitchers. ...
Published: 10/20/14
Winter Haven pulls away from Streaks

Winter Haven pulls away from Streaks

SEBRING — After being shut-out by Winter Haven in each of the last two seasons, the Sebring Blue Streaks didn’t waste any time letting the Blue Devils know that Friday’s game at Firemen’s Field was going to be a different ...
Published: 10/19/14
Tigers maul Green Dragons

Tigers maul Green Dragons

LAKE PLACID- Even though the Lake Placid Green Dragons were manhandled 76-10 by No. 2 Clewiston on Friday at Roger Scarborough Memorial Field, the team never got down on themselves or packed it in.
Published: 10/19/14
Red Devils ride past Cowboys

Red Devils ride past Cowboys

LABELLE — It may not have been showing up in the win-loss column, but there’s been little doubt that the Avon Park Red Devils have been moving in the right direction. On Friday, the team’s efforts paid off, as the Red Devils came...
Published: 10/19/14
Streaks knock off Green Dragons

Streaks knock off Green Dragons

LAKE PLACID — Longtime county rivals Sebring and Lake Placid met on Thursday in the Green Dragons gym and it was the Streaks who prevailed, winning 3-1 by scores of 25-8, 21-25, 25-22, and 25-22.
Published: 10/18/14
State’s best invade Avon Park

State’s best invade Avon Park

AVON PARK — Some of the top shuffleboard players in the state gathered in Avon Park on Monday and Tuesday to compete in a professional state tournament, one of two that will be held in Avon Park in the 2014-15. Avon Park will also hold two Ama...
Published: 10/18/14
Devils, Dragons look for wins

Devils, Dragons look for wins

The Avon Park and Lake Placid football teams face their biggest district games of the season tonight. The Red Devils (0-7, 0-1) are on the road at LaBelle (1-5, 1-0) for a Class 4A-District 6 game with a lot of playoff implications.
Published: 10/17/14

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