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Shah repeats as Central Florida Spelling Bee champion

Shah repeats as Central Florida Spelling Bee champion

Dhurrie – a heavy cotton rug from India – was the winning word for Dev Shah, the first repeat Central Florida Spelling Bee Champion. It only took 18 rounds spanning five hours to do it. Encompassing more than a third of the counties in Florida, the third...

Central Florida Spelling Bee bigger than ever

The Central Florida Spelling Bee will return to Haines City for its third edition this year, bigger than ever. Now encompassing 23 of the 67 counties that makeup Florida, the Central Florida Spelling Bee is not only the largest spelling bee in the state, it is in the...

On short notice, IRONMAN is a success

Approximately 1,875 athletes from 57 countries and all 50 U.S. states participated in the 20th IRONMAN Florida triathlon Sunday, Nov. 4. Little did any of them know of the minor miracle that was required to have the event take place. Just weeks earlier, it looked as...

IRONMAN 70.3 Florida returns to Haines City

HAINES CITY – Picturesque Lake Eva Park in Haines City will once again serve as the starting point for the IRONMAN 70.3 Florida triathlon, the event that combines swimming, biking and running to create the ultimate fitness challenge. Taking place April 8 – a day after...