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Saturday, Aug 29, 2015

Sports

Nelson out for season

Nelson out for season

The Green Bay Packers’ worst fears about the severity of receiver Jordy Nelson’s knee injury have come true.
Published: 08/26/15

Great full moon fishing ahead

The Florida freshwater fishing forecast for the last six days of August will give anglers excellent days to go fishing. The full moon phase is in play and will almost be at orbit perigee, and the weather forecast you already know well at this point i...
Published: 08/26/15
Wilson dies from head injury

Wilson dies from head injury

IndyCar driver Justin Wilson died Monday night from a head injury suffered when a piece of debris struck him at Pocono Raceway. He was 37.
Published: 08/25/15
Local sports briefs

Local sports briefs

CAMP JOY Highlands County Midnight 5k
Published: 08/25/15

Local sports calendar

TODAYAvon Park volleyball at Sebring, 7:30 p.m.
Published: 08/25/15
Down to the wire

Down to the wire

SEBRING — Thirty-six holes weren’t enough to determine the winners of the 38Harbor Community Bank 38th Highlands Sertoma Golf Tournament at Sun ‘n Lake Golf Club over the weekend. Neither were 42 holes....
Published: 08/25/15
Porsche on major roll

Porsche on major roll

Nick Tandy and Patrick Pilet led every lap en route to their third consecutive TUDOR United SportsCar Championship victory in the No. 911 Porsche North America Porsche 911 RSR in Sunday’s Oak Tree Grand Prix at VIRginia International Raceway.
Published: 08/25/15
Ferrari picks up victory in GT Daytona class

Ferrari picks up victory in GT Daytona class

Bill Sweedler and co-driver Townsend Bell earned their first victory in the GT Daytona (GTD) class since their win at the inaugural race of the TUDOR Championship, the 2014 Rolex 24 At Daytona. Their victory in the No. 63 Scuderia Corsa Robert Graham...
Published: 08/25/15
Defending the home field

Defending the home field

It was a solid day for Highlands County youth football home teams on Saturday, as the Avon Park Red Devils went a perfect 5-0 and the Sebring Blue Streaks posted a 3-1 record on the day.
Published: 08/24/15
Gators set at the secondary position

Gators set at the secondary position

GAINESVILLE — Vernon Hargreaves III provided a little confusion last week, and not just for Florida’s quarterbacks.
Published: 08/24/15