BRADENTON — The latest World Golf Championship event has gone to nine venues with five title names since it began in 1999. What hasn’t changed is a field that pulls in players from all over the world, some of whom have next to no name recognition.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Sam Hauser never got to experience playing in front of a packed John Paul Jones Arena because of attendance limitations caused by the pandemic, but the senior transfer made sure he and Virginia would have something to celebrate after his final home game.

SEBRING – The Sebring Blue Streaks boys weightlifting team muscled their way past the visiting Lake Placid Green Dragons in a highly spirited and energetic match between the two teams.

The Freshwater Fishing Forecast for the second half of the first week of March will give anglers the lowest rates fishing days of the month, and a typical winter weather forecast starting with minor cold fronts, one entering the state today and the second one on Saturday.

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The Polk Senior Games Board of Directors has announced that the 2021 Polk Senior Games have been cancelled. The decision was made because of the safety concerns and the many unknowns caused by the pandemic.

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Despite being at Winter Haven Christian for just two months, Elissa MacDonald has already made an immediate impact, setting the girls record in cross country at the school and winning four medals so far this season.

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Poinciana High was scheduled to open its 2020 varsity season last Saturday at Celebration, but results were unavailable at press time. Meanwhile, the Storm dropped a five-set decision to Orlando University High on Sept. 15 and two days later they rebounded to defeat Cornerstone Charter Academy 3-0.

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For the first time in nearly 18 months, the Florida Tropics took to the outdoor pitch to defend their United Premier Soccer League national championship. The Tropics had a road game Sept. 19, after the time of publication, at the PSE Conquistadors.

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Zay Mathis turned in a career-best performance for All Saints Academy against City of Life Christian Academy, as he rushed for 200 yards and four touchdowns in a 64-6 win on Sept. 4.

Heading into his final year on the gridiron at Winter Haven High School, Jakobe Lane is set to lead a relatively young team this season. Lane is one of four siblings to play football at Winter Haven High.

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Justin Stewart turned in a solid summer on the mound for the Leesburg Lightning, a team in the Florida Collegiate Summer League — a showcase and development league for college baseball players.

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Coming off of a solid summer for the Winter Garden Squeeze, Auburndale High alum Nicholas Shower is looking to continue that momentum into next spring in his final season at Ohio Valley University. For the Squeeze, Shower went 3-1 on the mound.

LAKE BUENA VISTA — Doug McDermott scored 23 points and the Indiana Pacers beat Miami 109-92 on Friday in a game delayed for several minutes late in the third quarter when Heat forward Derrick Jones Jr. was carted off the court.

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Ashton Griffin turned in a stellar performance on the mound for the Winter Haven Elite in their fournament from July 27-28, pitching four innings and giving up no runs while striking out four batters. Griffin primarily pitches and plays first base and third base. He will be heading into his …

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