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Racing to raise awareness

Monday, May 23, 2016 -

Sebring’s Gabe White and David Pike Jr. have known each other more than 25 years, beginning when both were drafted in the 1990 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft. Wh...

Rising to the occasion

Monday, May 23, 2016 -

Big-time athletes come through when it matters most and nobody did that more than Sebring’s Carson Mann, who set a personal best on his way to winning the Class 3A-District 8 high jump title and followed that up w...

Streaks pass spring test

Saturday, May 21, 2016 -

SEBRING — After a slightly lackluster showing in last week’s Blue/White scrimmage, the Sebring offense wanted to make a point in Friday’s spring game with Bartow. That they did, as Sebring quarterbac...

Reaching new heights

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 -

LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid’s Quiahja Williams was a triple-threat during the track and field season, enjoying success in the 100-meters, the high jump and the long jump. At the Class 2A-District 9 meet she s...

Heartland Football Camp returning

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 -

— For Sebring High School’s LaVaar Scott football is more than just a game. It’s an opportunity to learn about the values of dedication, teamwork, discipline, pe...

Master of the mat

Saturday, May 14, 2016 -

Making it to the state finals in the goal of practically every high school athlete in the state of Florida. Thousands of them will graduate each year without getting a taste of he state tournament, either with a team or ...

Drag racing exceeding expectations

Friday, May 6, 2016 -

SEBRING — When Sebring International Raceway brought back drag racing last month nobody was really sure what to expect. Nobody except the drag racers, that is, as they been saying for some time there was an audien...

Streaks roll into state meet

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 -

Seven members of the Sebring track and field team will be traveling to IMG Academy Stadium in Bradenton on Friday and Saturday for the Class 3A track and field meet.

Green Dragons set for state

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 -

— Four members of the Lake Placid track and field team will be making the trip to Bradenton over the weekend to compete in the Class 2A state track and field meet at IMG A...

Lewia no stranger to Boston Marathon

Sunday, May 1, 2016 -

While most runners would love the opportunity to compete in the Boston Marathon once in their lifetime, Sebring’s Peter Lewia just wrapped up his 11th trip over the famous 26.2-mile course. He had an inkling that ...

Fulfilling a runner’s dream

Sunday, May 1, 2016 -

There are plenty of opportunities for local runners. With a seemingly endless number of weekend 5K runs for a variety of worthwhile charities, there is something for everybody. But every once in a while you have to stret...

Bonner signs with Barons

Thursday, Apr 28, 2016 -

Sebring wrestler Eli Bonner will be making the jump to wrestling in the collegiate ranks after signing with the Brewton-Parker Barons in Mount Vernon, Ga.

Devils fall to Scorpions

Thursday, Apr 28, 2016 -

— All season long the Avon Park Red Devils came up with big hits when they needed them. That magic left for a bit in Wednesday’s Class 5A regional quarterfinal game a...

Panthers win home finale

Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016 -

AVON PARK — Winning hasn’t necessarily come easy for South Florida State College Panthers, but on Monday they found a way to get the job done in their last game of the season at Panther Field. After watchin...

Red Devils take districts

Saturday, Apr 23, 2016 -

AVON PARK — After a nerve-wracking 2-1 victory over Hardee on Tuesday to open the Class 5A-District 10 playoffs, the Avon Park Red Devils were looking for an easier time in Friday’s title game against McKee...

Dragons rally, Streaks stunned

Wednesday, Apr 20, 2016 -

In a best-of-seven-game series, the better team is going to win the majority of the time. In a single-game playoff anything can happen and the Sebring Blue Streaks saw their season come to an abrupt end at Firemen’...

District baseball playoffs begin

Monday, Apr 18, 2016 -

Playing at home to open the district tournament isn’t likely to be too high up on a team’s of post-season goals, but it’s certainly a good start and Avon Park, Lake Placid and Sebring will each be ge...

Three Streaks sign with colleges

Saturday, Apr 16, 2016 -

— The Sebring Blue Streaks baseball squad is more of a family than a team and it shows in what they do both on and off the field. When something good happens for a fellow Blue...

Sebring seniors shine in victory

Wednesday, Apr 13, 2016 -

— The Sebring Blue Streaks sent their seniors out in style on Tuesday night at Firemen’s Field, winning an 11-1, five-inning game over Lake Placid. The Blue Streaks hon...

Sebring ready for districts

Tuesday, Apr 12, 2016 -

The Sebring Blue Streaks are gearing for the two-day Class 3A-Distric8 track and field meet. The field events take place today at Winter Haven, while the running events take place Thursday at Poinciana.

Drag racing packs them in

Saturday, Apr 9, 2016 -

SEBRING — Anybody wondering how drag racing at Sebring International Raceway was going to be received, needed only to show up on Thursday, the first night of eight planned drag racing dates this year. A solid turno...

Streaks roll past Sharks

Saturday, Apr 9, 2016 -

SEBRING — The Sebring Blue Streaks are heating up at the right time, as they steam-rolled all three opponents this past week, capping it off with a 5-0 blanking of Class 7A Gulf Coast at Firemen’s Field on ...

Streaks cap off unbeaten season

Thursday, Apr 7, 2016 -

SEBRING — The Sebring boys track and field team put the final touches on a perfect regular season on Tuesday, winning a five-team meet to post a 23-0 record during the season. The Blue Streaks tallied 112.5 points...

LP girls finish 2nd in Sebring

Thursday, Apr 7, 2016 -

SEBRING — The Sebring Blue Streaks hosted Hardee, DeSoto, Lake Placid and Avon Park in a five-team meet at Firemen’s Field on Tuesday, as teams begin to gear-up for next week’s district meets.

Red Devils rout Bulldogs

Tuesday, Apr 5, 2016 -

AVON PARK — There are a number of high school pitchers who can beat you when they have their best stuff. But the sign of a really good pitcher is one who can beat you when he doesn’t and Avon Park’s ...

Dragons rally for win

Saturday, Apr 2, 2016 -

LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid was looking for a bit of confidence heading into the final two weeks of the regular season. The Green Dragons received a healthy dose of it Friday night, as Lake Placid rallied from a 7-2...

Shank set for Sebring return

Thursday, Mar 31, 2016 -

— One of the most anticipated car debuts last season was the Honda Performance Development ARX-04b, the successor to the highly reliable and successful ARX-03b. Tequila Patr&#...

Lippett returns to Sebring

Tuesday, Mar 29, 2016 -

SEBRING — Former Blue Streak Ronnie Lippett enjoyed a great deal of success after leaving Sebring, first with the Miami Hurricanes and later with the New England Patriots. He also received a great deal of heat fro...