Sports

Sertoma season gets underway

Sertoma season gets underway

SEBRING — The unofficial start of the Sertoma Junior Golf Tour took place at Sun ‘n Lake Golf Club on Sunday, as the annual Adult-Child Kickoff event took place. Thirty-four teams battled it out for bragging right over the Turtle Run co...
Published: 05/25/16
Summer swimming season begins

Summer swimming season begins

WAUCHULA — The summer swim season began on Saturday when Hardee Swim Association hosted the three Highlands County teams — Lake Placid Aquatics, Highlands Hurricanes and the Avon Park Riptides. It was a solid day for all three teams, wi...
Published: 05/25/16
Djokovic, Nadal, Murray reach 2nd round at French Open

Djokovic, Nadal, Murray reach 2nd round at French Open

PARIS — Novak Djokovic treated the Roland Garros crowd with some great tennis shots on Tuesday. His charm offensive continued after the match.
Published: 05/25/16

Fishing will be fair to good

The Florida freshwater fishing forecast for the last seven days of May will give anglers plenty of wind to keep you cool and challenge your casting abilities, and afternoon thunderstorms to get you used to the summertime rainy season weather pattern....
Published: 05/25/16
Racing to raise awareness

Racing to raise awareness

SEBRING — Sebring’s Gabe White and David Pike Jr. have known each other more than 25 years, beginning when both were drafted in the 1990 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft. White was taken by the Expos and Pike was drafted by the Pirat...
Published: 05/24/16
Rising to the occasion

Rising to the occasion

Big-time athletes come through when it matters most and nobody did that more than Sebring’s Carson Mann, who set a personal best on his way to winning the Class 3A-District 8 high jump title and followed that up with a regional title and a sev...
Published: 05/24/16
Wawrinka survives opening-round scare

Wawrinka survives opening-round scare

PARIS — Defending champion Stan Wawrinka got off to a shaky start at the French Open, surviving five tough sets to beat Lukas Rosol 4-6, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 Monday in the first round.
Published: 05/24/16
McGregor still committed to fighting

McGregor still committed to fighting

Conor McGregor says his dispute with UFC became a “publicized civil war” once he refused to participate in a promotion for a fight and the wildly popular fighter took his unhappiness to social media.
Published: 05/23/16
IMSA well-represented at Le Mans

IMSA well-represented at Le Mans

The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship has a strong representation on the 60-car, 180-driver final entry list for the Le Mans 24 Hours, announced by the Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO). The United States leads the entry list for the pres...
Published: 05/23/16
Tatum to play for USA

Tatum to play for USA

South Florida State College infielder John Tatum has been selected to play this summer for the NJCAA USA National team. According to Panthers head baseball coach Rick Hitt, Tatum will be one of 26 players who will represent the NJCAA in the 82nd annu...
Published: 05/23/16