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Polk State blanks Panthers

Polk State blanks Panthers

AVON PARK — The South Florida State College Panthers ran into a buzz saw Saturday afternoon, as the Polk State College Eagles came away with an 8-0 Suncoast Conference victory at Panther Field. The teams were to conclude the three-game series ...
Published: 04/22/15
Desisa wins Boston Marathon

Desisa wins Boston Marathon

BOSTON — Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia won his second Boston Marathon on Monday, two years after he donated the medal from his first victory to the city in memory of the bombing victims.
Published: 04/20/15
Red Devils solid at state A

Red Devils solid at state A

Avon Park weightlifting coach Don Hickman had one simple piece of advice for the team’s three lifters who qualified for state.
Published: 04/21/15
Stewart takes Jarrett Ford tourney

Stewart takes Jarrett Ford tourney

AVON PARK — The third time was indeed the charm for Jude Stewart, who captured her third Bill Jarrett Ford Invitational title at River Greens Golf Course on Saturday. She carded a round of 80 to win the Championship Flight in the 17th annual t...
Published: 04/21/15
Taylor Racing wins Long Beach

Taylor Racing wins Long Beach

After flirting with victory in the first two races on the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship calendar, brothers Jordan and Ricky Taylor broke through in a big way Saturday, winning the Tequila Patrón Sports Car Showcase at the Long Beach street...
Published: 04/21/15
Clewiston rolls past Dragons

Clewiston rolls past Dragons

LAKE PLACID — The Clewiston Tigers turned a nail-biter into a romp against the Lake Placid Green Dragons on Friday. Leading 3-1 after four innings, Clewiston erupted for seven runs in the final three innings to take a 10-2 victory at Roger Sca...
Published: 04/19/15
RCR appeals penalties

RCR appeals penalties

BRISTOL, Tenn. — Richard Childress Racing appealed NASCAR’s penalties against Ryan Newman’s team to the highest level on Friday, and crew chief Luke Lambert was eligible to return to work at Bristol Motor Speedway....
Published: 04/19/15
Spurs face Clippers in NBA playoffs

Spurs face Clippers in NBA playoffs

LOS ANGELES — When the NBA finalized its playoff schedule this week, one pairing looked out of place.
Published: 04/19/15

Weather dampens fishing efforts

The Florida freshwater fishing forecast for the fourth week of April will be negatively influenced due to a continuation of last week’s weather forecast; a typical rainy season weather pattern prevailing for the entire week. The new moon occur...
Published: 04/19/15
6 Hours of Spa draws solid entry list

6 Hours of Spa draws solid entry list

After the high drama at the 6 Hours of Silverstone last weekend, which saw Audi take the first victory of the 2015 season by a margin of just six seconds, the focus now turns to the next round of the World Endurance Championship at Spa-Francorchamps ...
Published: 04/18/15