Sports

From the City of Charm to Beantown

From the City of Charm to Beantown

Writing newspaper articles is not something I normally do, but I got a request through a friend of a friend to write a short article about my participation in the 120th running of the Boston Marathon on April 18, 2016, so here is my attempt at captur...
Published: 05/03/16
Gordon’s suspension defies stereotypes

Gordon’s suspension defies stereotypes

Dee Gordon’s suspension was another reminder of an issue that may never totally go away: performance-enhancing drugs in baseball.
Published: 05/03/16
MSR, Ford grab class wins

MSR, Ford grab class wins

MONTEREY, Calif. — Ozz Negri and John Pew combined stellar pit work and late-race speed to give Michael Shank Racing with Curb-Agajanian its first IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship victory, teaming in the No. 60 Honda Ligier JS P2. Negri...
Published: 05/03/16
AJR, PR1/Mathiasen earn wins at Laguna Seca

AJR, PR1/Mathiasen earn wins at Laguna Seca

MONTEREY, Calif. — After winning the GT Daytona (GTD) class TOTAL Pole Award on Saturday at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, Alex Riberas said, “Everybody tells me this is a Porsche track.”
Published: 05/03/16
Man accused of assaulting pregnant girlfriend

Man accused of assaulting pregnant girlfriend

SEBRING — A Sebring man was arrested after punching his pregnant girlfriend, according to an arrest report released Monday.
Published: 05/02/16
Lewia no stranger to Boston Marathon

Lewia no stranger to Boston Marathon

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 he wasn’t going to be a...
Published: 05/02/16
Fulfilling a runner’s dream

Fulfilling a runner’s dream

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 stretch your boundaries a little bi...
Published: 05/02/16
Take Stock in Children celebrates scholarship signing in Highlands County

Take Stock in Children celebrates scholarship signing in Highlands County

AVON PARK — South Florida State College’s Take Stock in Children program recently awarded 15 new scholarships to middle school and high school students in Highlands County at a contract signing on April 26 at the Hotel Jacaranda, Avon P...
Published: 05/02/16
Roseberg continues winning ways in Formula 1

Roseberg continues winning ways in Formula 1

SOCHI, Russia — Nico Rosberg cruised to victory in the Russian Grand Prix on Sunday as his title rival and teammate Lewis Hamilton dodged crashes and battled through the pack for second.
Published: 05/02/16
Eleven heading to state

Eleven heading to state

Highlands County will be well-represented at this week’s state track and field meet, which will be held at IMG Academy Stadium in Bradenton on Friday and Saturday. Eleven athletes from Sebring and Lake Placid will be making the journey, with t...
Published: 05/02/16