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Red Devils down Wildcats

Red Devils down Wildcats

AVON PARK — John Mason scored 26 second-half points to rally the Avon Park Red Devils past the McKeel Wildcats by a score of 62-57 in the semifinals of the Class 4A-District 8 tournament on Tuesday night.
Published: 02/03/16
New faces on the court

New faces on the court

SEBRING — After winning the Class 2A-District 11 tennis championship last year, the Sebring Blue Streaks are going to have their work cut out for them this season. The Blue Streaks not only have been placed in a more difficult district, they a...
Published: 02/03/16
Sebring holding WeatherTech test

Sebring holding WeatherTech test

SEBRING — Fans of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship won’t have to wait until mid-March to see their favorite teams in action, as the International Motor Sports Association is holding the Sebring February Test, four-day sanctio...
Published: 02/03/16

Heartland Games biking

The 2016 Heartland Games For Active Adults kicks into high gear on Saturday, Feb. 20, with 5K and 10K bicycle races at Sun ‘N Lake Estates in Sebring.
Published: 02/03/16
Super Bowl festivities get underway

Super Bowl festivities get underway

SAN JOSE, Calif. — The NFL took a good idea gone surreal — what used to be known as “Media Day” — gave it a new name, added a live cover band and moved the whole thing to prime time Monday to kick off Super Bowl wee...
Published: 02/03/16

Good fishing next 2 days

The Florida freshwater fishing forecast for second half of the first week of February involves the new moon lunar phase and a different weather forecast daily. The way I see this fishing forecast period, the best time to fish is when you get the time...
Published: 02/03/16
Sebring hosts state horseshoe tournament

Sebring hosts state horseshoe tournament

SEBRING — 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 event, coming from Bradenton, Clearwater, Brooksville and oth...
Published: 02/02/16
Panthers split opening games

Panthers split opening games

The South Florida State College softball team began the season with a sweep against Palm Beach State College on Friday and then dropped a doubleheader at Ave Maria University on Saturday. The team has shown a penchant for close games in the early goi...
Published: 02/02/16
Phoenix Suns fire Hornacek

Phoenix Suns fire Hornacek

PHOENIX — Jeff Hornacek was fired Monday as coach of the Phoenix Suns, who are mired in one of the worst stretches in franchise history.
Published: 02/02/16
JDC-Miller, Magnus earn class wins at Daytona

JDC-Miller, Magnus earn class wins at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH — JDC-Miller Motorsports scored a breakthrough for its first Prototype Challenge victory in the Rolex 24 At Daytona, dominating the class in the No. 85 Hi-Tide Boat Lifts/Red Line Oil ORECA FLM09 shared by Chris Miller, Misha Goi...
Published: 02/02/16