Sunday, Nov 23, 2014

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Blue Streaks trounce titans

Blue Streaks trounce titans

SEBRING — The Sebring volleyball team made quick work of an overmatched Golden Gate squad in Wednesday night’s Class 5A-Region 4 quarterfinal match.
Published: 10/31/14
Updated: 11/12/14
District domination

District domination

WINTER HAVEN — The Lake Placid Green Dragons had a banner day at the Class 1A-District 6 swimming and diving meet at the Rowdy Gaines Pool in Winter Haven. The Green Dragons swept both the boys and girls team title races and won 11 of the 24 e...
Published: 11/01/14
Updated: 11/12/14
Devils playoff bound

Devils playoff bound

AVON PARK — Avon Park’s Josh Jones made this a homecoming to remember, as the tailback scored five touchdowns to lead the Red Devils to a 70-35 win over Lake Placid on Friday night at Joe Franza Stadium.
Published: 11/02/14
Updated: 11/12/14
Streaks race to regionals

Streaks race to regionals

AVON PARK — The Sebring Blue Streaks cross country teams took care of business Saturday in the Class 3A-District 8 meets, with both the boys and girls teams advancing to regionals on the basis of second-place finishes. The top three teams from...
Published: 11/03/14
Updated: 11/12/14
Monday night football Sebring style

Monday night football Sebring style

SEBRING — Monday night football has been a fixture in the National Football League since 1970, but is practically unheard of at the high school level, although that’s going to change tonight when the Sebring Blue Streaks host the LaBell...
Published: 11/03/14
Updated: 11/12/14
Youth baseball teams going strong

Youth baseball teams going strong

The Highlands County 9-under travel baseball team, the Pirates, earned another piece of hardware last weekend weekend. They participated in the Halloween Invitational in Longwood alongside six other teams. In the end, they took second place behind Su...
Published: 11/04/14
Updated: 11/12/14
Streaks, Devils fielding large squads

Streaks, Devils fielding large squads

The Avon Park Red Devils and Sebring Blue Streaks will be sending good-sized contingents to the Class 2A-Region 3 swimming and diving meet. The top two finishers in the district meet were guaranteed spots in the regional meet, while others had to wai...
Published: 11/04/14
Updated: 11/12/14
Green Dragons ready for regionals

Green Dragons ready for regionals

Even though the regular swimming season has come to an end, the Lake Placid pool will be a busy place this week leading up to Saturday’s Class 1A-Region 2 meet, as the Green Dragons qualified a number of athletes in each event.
Published: 11/04/14
Updated: 11/12/14
Blue Streaks post big win

Blue Streaks post big win

SEBRING — Once again the Sebring Blue Streaks found themselves involved in a football game in which the final score was not a true reflection of what took place on the field. While the scoreboard was more to Sebring’s liking, as the Blu...
Published: 11/04/14
Updated: 11/12/14
Full moon puts fish in shallows

Full moon puts fish in shallows

The Florida freshwater fishing forecast for the second half of the first week of November will be a little easier on anglers as the wind forecast improves just in time for the arrival of the full moon on Thursday. So anglers, prepare for some great f...
Published: 11/05/14
Updated: 11/12/14

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