Saturday, Sep 20, 2014

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Gibbs cars need more speed

Gibbs cars need more speed

RICHMOND, Va. — Joe Gibbs Racing got all three of its cars into NASCAR’s playoffs, but if something doesn’t turn around quickly, the organization won’t have a shot at winning the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship....
Published: 09/09/14
Yankees honor Jeter in pregame festivities

Yankees honor Jeter in pregame festivities

NEW YORK — Standing on the field with a microphone, the end of his baseball career likely three weeks away, Derek Jeter remained as cool and collected as his play at shortstop over the past two decades.
Published: 09/09/14
Big 10 teams plummet in polls

Big 10 teams plummet in polls

The Big Ten has already used up just about all its leeway when it comes to placing a team in the College Football Playoff.
Published: 09/09/14
Record-setting meet for Red Devils

Record-setting meet for Red Devils

AVON PARK — The Avon Park Red Devils had a memorable day on Thursday in a dual meet against the Frostproof Bulldogs. not only did the Red Devils sweep both sides of the meet, they also saw two school records fall, as Hannah Farr won the 100-ya...
Published: 09/08/14
Giants coordinator on hot seat for opener

Giants coordinator on hot seat for opener

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — New York Giants offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo is heading into the regular season under the microscope.
Published: 09/08/14
Full moon means big fish

Full moon means big fish

Dave Douglass is a bass fishing guide and conservationist in Central Florida. The full article can be accessed at BassFishingForecast.com and FloridaBassFishingForecast.com. Main website: HighlandsBassAngler.com Phone: 863-381-8474. Email: davidpdoug...
Published: 09/07/14
A special victory

A special victory

SEBRING — The Sebring special teams were just that in Friday night’s game against Okeechobee. The Blue Streaks blocked a punt to set up a touchdown and recovered a fumbled punt to set up another score en route to a 30-13 win over the Br...
Published: 09/07/14
Red Devils fall to Panthers

Red Devils fall to Panthers

MULBERRY — It wasn’t quite deja vu for the Avon Park Red Devils at the Phosphate Bowl in Mulberry on Friday night, but it was awfully close. For the second straight week, Avon Park miscues led to the opposition scoring two quick touchdo...
Published: 09/07/14
Green Dragons trample Terriers

Green Dragons trample Terriers

LAKE PLACID - Lake Placid made sure its first win of the season was an impressive one, as the Green Dragons demolished Moore Haven by a score of 43-0 on Friday night at Roger Scarborough Memorial Field.
Published: 09/07/14
Panthers shoot down Titans

Panthers shoot down Titans

AVON PARK — The South Florida Panthers pummeled the Eastern Florida Titans in their home opener at Panther Gym on Thursday, winning by scores of 25-20, 25-20, and 25-22. The win improved the team’s record to 3-3 on the season....
Published: 09/06/14

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