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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
Logano wins at Bristol

Logano wins at Bristol

BRISTOL, Tenn. — As Joey Logano circled Bristol Motor Speedway, he’d briefly glance in the mirror to watch Kevin Harvick.
Published: 08/24/15
Bolt wins 100 meters

Bolt wins 100 meters

BEIJING — After two years of uncertainty, Usain Bolt produced his biggest clutch performance to beat rival Justin Gatlin on Sunday in the 100-meter final at the world championships with a lunge at the line.
Published: 08/24/15
Red Devils jolt Chargers

Red Devils jolt Chargers

POINCIANA — The Avon Park football team overcame the elements and a solid Liberty squad in posting an 18-13 win in Friday night’s preseason game.
Published: 08/23/15
Streaks cruise to victory in season-opener

Streaks cruise to victory in season-opener

LAKELAND — The Sebring boys golf team entered the year with extremely high expectations and it’s easy to see why after Thursday’s Pre-Season Kickoff Golf Tournament played over a tough Cleveland Heights County Club Course. The Bl...
Published: 08/23/15