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Sebring claims district title

Friday, Feb 5, 2016 -

— The Sebring Blue Streaks may not have scored many style points on Friday night, but they did score enough points to capture their third consecutive district title by winning...

Streaks advance to district finals

Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016 -

— The Sebring Blue Streaks broke open a close game with a huge second half and went on to post a 91-65 victory over the Hardee Wildcats in the Class 5A-District 10 district to...

Sebring hosts state horseshoe tournament

Monday, Feb 1, 2016 -

— Many of the top horseshoe pitchers in the state converged on Sebring on Saturday, as the Florida State Club Team Event was held. Teams totaling 72 pitchers competed in the e...

Panthers start season 3-1

Sunday, Jan 31, 2016 -

AVON PARK — The South Florida State College Panthers baseball team got the season off to a strong start on Friday, sweeping a doubleheader against Ave Maria University. The Panthers captured the first game by a 6-...

Sebring players back at Max Long

Sunday, Jan 31, 2016 -

SEBRING — Back before they were Sebring High School players they were youth baseball players and most of them learned the game at the Max Long Recreation Complex. On Saturday, a number of Sebring Blue Streaks retu...

Streaks roll over Bulldogs

Saturday, Jan 30, 2016 -

— Frostproof’s Floyd Rideau scored the first two points of Friday’s basketball game — and it quickly went downhill from there for the Bulldogs, as Sebring...

Panthers looking for playoff push

Thursday, Jan 28, 2016 -

— Pitching is king when it comes to college baseball and the South Florida State College Panthers have a number of players who can take turns wearing the crown.

Panthers expecting solid season

Wednesday, Jan 27, 2016 -

AVON PARK — After a bit of a rough go of things in 2015, the South Florida State College softball team is heading into the new year with plenty of optimism. The Panthers will have a bit of a different look this se...

Terriers topple Green Dragons

Tuesday, Jan 26, 2016 -

LAKE PLACID — Everybody brought something different to the table in Monday’s game between Lake Placid and Moore Haven. The Terriers brought their ‘A’ game, the Green Dragons came with their &#...

Dragons claim district title

Saturday, Jan 23, 2016 -

– Not much went right for the Lake Placid Green Dragons in the first half of Friday’s Class 2A-District 10 championship game against McKeel Academy. The Dragons trai...

Streaks clinch No. 1 seed

Saturday, Jan 23, 2016 -

SARASOTA — The Sebring Blue Streaks knew that the Class 5A-District 10 regular season title was going to come down to Friday’s game at Booker. The Blue Streaks answered that challenge in a big way, jumping ...

Blue Streaks down Dragons

Wednesday, Jan 20, 2016 -

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Green Dragons put up a good fight for the first quarter-and-a-half. But once the Sebring Blue Streaks got on track, there was no slowing them down, as Sebring cruised to a 73-32 non-d...

Dragons split pair of tune-up games

Saturday, Jan 16, 2016 -

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid boys soccer teams saved two of their toughest games for last, traveling to DeSoto on Tuesday to face the undefeated Bulldogs and hosting the defending regional champion LaBelle Cowboy...

Blue Streaks hammer Hardee

Wednesday, Jan 13, 2016 -

SEBRING — The Sebring Blue Streaks took care of business against Hardee on Tuesday, picking up a key Class 5A-District 10 victory by a final score of 81-53. The victory improved Sebring’s district record to...

Red Devils roll past Dragons

Tuesday, Jan 12, 2016 -

LAKE PLACID — When Avon Park’s John Mason scored the last two of his 28 points, the Red Devils bench and junior varsity team both erupted into cheers, which seemed a bit odd considering the Red Devils had a...

Figur captures Spiegel title

Sunday, Jan 10, 2016 -

— Sebring wrestling coach Blake Germaine had said all along that the talent level of this weekend’s Seth Spiegel Memorial Tournament was going to be top-notch. The resu...

Green Dragons bury Miners

Saturday, Jan 9, 2016 -

LAKE PLACID — After dropping a hard-fought game to Glades Central on Thursday, the Lake Placid Green Dragons rebounded in fine fashion, cruising past Fort Meade by a score of 63-47 on Friday in Lake Placid.

Dragons get their redemption

Wednesday, Jan 6, 2016 -

SEBRING — The Lake Placid Green Dragons had been looking forward to Tuesday’s match with the Sebring Blue Streaks for a little more than six week. Ever since the Blue Streaks went into Lake Placid and came ...

Consistently quick

Tuesday, Jan 5, 2016 -

Lake Placid’s Katie Dye is determined to constantly improve in the swimming pool. A tireless worker, Dye pushes herself on a daily basis and has the results to show for it. At the Class 1A-District 6 meet, Dye com...

Swimming sensation

Monday, Jan 4, 2016 -

Lake Placid’s Andrew Brown has been the model of consistency in his four years with the Green Dragons. Able to swim any event where he is needed, Brown has been a big part of the Green Dragons’ success the ...

A family tradition

Sunday, Jan 3, 2016 -

AVON PARK — If there was one name that has signified diving excellence in the Heartland area over the past five years that would be Hutchins. Tammy Hutchins, Zack Hutchins and Domonic Hutchins have each captured H...

Going out in style

Saturday, Jan 2, 2016 -

For most of his senior season Avon Park’s Zach Hutchins was able to withstand the temptation of the diving board and concentrate on his swimming. But just before the Class 2A-District 6 meet, Hutchins had a change...

Sebring Swamp Brawl returning

Thursday, Dec 31, 2015 -

— It’s been roughly a year-and-a-half since Highlands County residents were treated to local mixed-martial arts bouts, but that will change in three weeks when Chris Mi...

Dominant defender

Thursday, Dec 24, 2015 -

The Avon Park Red Devils’ defense made life miserable for the opposition this season and most of the time you would find Warren Buckner in the middle of things. Even when the opposition tried going away from him, ...

A force on the field

Thursday, Dec 24, 2015 -

When the Sebring Blue Streaks needed a big play during the season, there was a pretty good chance that the ball was going to end up in the hands of Duran Randolph one way or another. Whether it was lining up in the backf...

A season to remember

Wednesday, Dec 23, 2015 -

Fishermen are known for their tendency to exaggerate things every now and then. But when Lake Placid’s Stanley Flesher talks about having an excellent year on the water in 2015, it’s definitely not another ...

Raising the bar

Tuesday, Dec 22, 2015 -

The Sebring Blue Streaks have been fortunate to have some talented pole vaulters come through the school in the past few years; Colton Dillon, Byron Cobb and now the torch has been passed to junior Joey Piccione, who mad...

Sun ‘n Lake holding PGA Lationoamerica qualifier

Monday, Dec 21, 2015 -

SEBRING — For the fifth straight year, the PGA Tour Latinoamerica will be holding its qualifying event at Sun ‘n Lake Golf Club and for the third straight year, Sun ‘n Lake will be holding a pre-tour...

Streaks storm past Tornadoes

Sunday, Dec 20, 2015 -

SEBRING — Things didn’t look good for the Sebring Blue Streaks for the majority of Friday’s Class 5A-District 10 game against Booker High School. The Blue Streaks were trailing 483- midway through th...

Strong field for Harder Hall

Thursday, Dec 17, 2015 -

An already talented field for the 61st Harder Hall Invitational received a recent boost with the entry of defending champion Nelly Korda, who is ranked No. 6 in the world by World Amateur Golf Ranking.

Hometown heroes back in Avon Park

Sunday, Dec 13, 2015 -

AVON PARK — If you want to get the attention of youngsters on the baseball diamond it definitely helps to have past, present and future Major League Baseball players on hand, which was the case with Saturdayȁ...

Central rallies past South

Monday, Dec 14, 2015 -

SEBRING — Those who attended Sunday’s South-Central Florida All-Star Football Classic were treated to a great game that saw a little bit of everything. Big plays, big stops and a big comeback from the Centr...

Streaks put up a fight

Sunday, Dec 13, 2015 -

SEBRING — The Sebring Blue Streaks may not have come away with the victory in Saturday’s non-district game with Lakeland, but they made the Dreadnaughts work for the win, holding them to a season-low 65 poi...

Returning to their roots

Sunday, Dec 13, 2015 -

— As a youngster, Devaris Strange spent plenty of time around Avon Park’s Durrah Martin Baseball Complex, even though the game of basketball was his first love growin...

South-Central game moved to Sunday

Thursday, Dec 10, 2015 -

The 17th annual South-Central Florida All-Star Football Classic will have a few new wrinkles this year, most notably the switch to late Sunday afternoon instead of the Saturday evening kickoff that the game had in previo...