Two-time state qualifier
Sebring's Gary Demarest reached the Class 3A state finals in consecutive seasons. At Saturday's state meet in Jacksonville, the Blue Streaks senior finished 12th in the discus throw with a distance of 136 feet, 4 inches. BRANDON HOWARD/STAFF
Published: May 5, 2014
Updated: May 5, 2014 at 10:17 AM
Two-time state qualifier
Sebring’s Gary Demarest reached the Class 3A state finals in consecutive seasons. At Saturday’s state meet in Jacksonville, the Blue Streaks senior finished 12th in the discus throw with a distance of 136 feet, 4 inches.
Elk’s monthly golf tournament SEBRING — The Sebring Elks Lodge No. 1529 monthly golf outing will be held at Golf Hammock Golf and Country Club at 8 a.m. today. Cost is $30, which includes golf, cart, lunch and prize fund. To sign up contact Jack McLaughlin at jacknjudy33872 @gmail.com or leave a message on 471-3295. Check in at the pro shop by 7:40 a.m. Summer Tennis Camp SEBRING — The Highlands County Tennis Association will hold a summer tennis camp from June 9 to Aug. 2. Classes will be held Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to noon. All levels of skill are welcomed to attend. Cost is $100 per week. For more information, contact Michael Reed at 414-1966.
HGMS Basketball Camp SEBRING — Hill-Gustat Middle School will host a basketball camp June 9-13. Cost is $65 per student. Camps for students finishing grades two through five will run from 8:30-11:30 a.m. Camps for students finishing grades six through nine will go from 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Lunch will be provided along with a free T-shirt. All proceeds benefit the HGMS athletic department. Registration forms can be picked from the school. For information, contact Nick Brooks at email@example.com. Blue Streaks Golf Classic SEBRING — The 31st annual Sebring High School Blue Streak Golf Classic will be Saturday at Sun ‘n Lake Golf Club. The four-person scramble opens with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Cost is $65 per person or $260 per team. Fee includes continental breakfast, drinks, lunch, one mulligan and a goodie bag. Bill Jarrett Ford is sponsoring the chance to win a car with a hole-in-one. To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Brian Lang at 381-0570. Sunrise Rotary Golf Tournament SEBRING — The Sebring Sunrise Rotary will hold its 25th annual charity golf tournament June 7 at Sun ‘n Lake Golf Club. The tournament will utilize the Turtle Run course and begins with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. The four-person scramble costs $240 per team, which includes cart, range balls, lunch and on-course beverages. Sign up online at www.sebringsunrise rotary.com. Highlands County Softball LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Temple Church of God will have two softball teams competing in the Highlands County Softball League. The women’s team plays Monday evenings at 6:45 p.m. and will start May 12. The men’s team plays at 6:45 Thursday and starts May 15. Rosters are open to all players 16 years or older. For more information, contact the church at 465-4931. Pastor D and Belinda, along with the local congregation, extend a special invitation to attend their services on Sunday at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m., and on Wednesday at 7 p.m.