Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014

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Sertoma Tour winding down

Sertoma Tour winding down

LAKE WALES — Another summer of golf is winding down for the players on the Sertoma Junior Golf Tour. Thursday’s next to last tournament attracted 53 players, ages 5-18, who took on the challenging Lake Wales country Club course....
Published: 08/09/14
Landon Donovan talks of retirement

Landon Donovan talks of retirement

CARSON, California — Landon Donovan, widely considered as America’s best ever footballer, he will retire at the end of the MLS season.
Published: 08/08/14
Big conferences gain more power

Big conferences gain more power

INDIANAPOLIS — The biggest schools in college sports are about to get a chance to make their own rules.
Published: 08/08/14
Road America on tap

Road America on tap

History was made at Road America last year when the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón and the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series competed for the only time on the same weekend at the same venue.
Published: 08/08/14
Swimmers splash to success

Swimmers splash to success

The Highlands Hurricanes and Lake Placid Aquatics had swimmers qualify for the Area 3/5 Championship. It was a short course (25-yard pool) swim meet in St. Petersburg at the Northshore Aquatic Complex Aug. 1 through Aug. 3.
Published: 08/08/14
MMA returns to Sebring

MMA returns to Sebring

SEBRING — Mixed martial arts is one of the fastest-growing sports around, but for the most part, fans of the sport in Highlands County are relegated to watching it on television or making lengthy drives to catch a bout in person. There is one ...
Published: 08/07/14

Super full moon equals great fishing

The Florida freshwater fishing forecast for the second half of the first week of August couldn’t be better in regards to lunar influences but the weather forecast could and probably will, literally put a damper on fishing results.
Published: 08/07/14
Highlands Hurricanes in action

Highlands Hurricanes in action

It’s been a busy stretch for some members of the Highlands Hurricanes Swim Team, as a number of championship meets have been taking place.
Published: 08/07/14
Gators look to rebound

Gators look to rebound

GAINESVILLE — Florida receiver Andre Debose strolled into the team’s annual media day, realized he was on the wrong side of a table and simply jumped across.
Published: 08/06/14
Blue Streaks hit the field

Blue Streaks hit the field

SEBRING — The Sebring Blue Streaks football team took to the practice field for the second day on Tuesday and head coach LaVaar Scott wants to see players doing the best they can do.
Published: 08/06/14

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