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Atlantic Sharks have talent to make a deep run

Atlantic Sharks have talent to make a deep run

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The Atlantic Sharks have one of the area’s top basketball teams. The Port Orange high school team returns with plenty of talent and depth from a team that went 28-3 a year ago. “We have a combination of players who have been here for a while and that are accustomed […]

Daytona International Speedway hosts Ferrari World Finals

Daytona International Speedway hosts Ferrari World Finals

Daytona International Speedway has added a prestigious new event to its 2016 calendar – the Ferrari World Finals on Dec. 1-4 – which is being held in North America for the first time in history. The Ferrari World Finals were held at the Daytona International Speedway from Dec. 1 to 4. It was the first […]

No state finals for Mainland after loss to Carol City

No state finals for Mainland after loss to Carol City

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Mainland High School had its state title hopes end with a 33-7 loss to Miami Carol City in the Class 6A Region 4 Final last week at Larry Kelly Field at Municipal Stadium. Cameron Davis ran for 157 yards with three touchdowns for Carol City. It is the fourth straight […]

Golf industry aims to diversify ‘Game of Kings’

Golf industry aims to diversify ‘Game of Kings’

BY MICHAEL H. COTTMAN URBAN NEWS SERVICE Steve Mona, CEO of the World Golf Foundation, says strong words about an overwhelmingly White, $70 billion business. “The golf industry should look like America,” Mona told Urban News Service. “Diversity is fundamental to the future success of the golf industry.” Mona, who is White, says that when […]

FLORIDA CLASSIC 2016

FLORIDA CLASSIC 2016

Bragging rights again for Wildcats The Bethune-Cookman University Wildcats were victorious for the sixth year in a row after their win last Saturday over the Florida A&M University Rattlers in the annual Florida Classic in Orlando. The Wildcats defeated their longtime instate rival 39-19 in front of a crowd of 45,372 at Camping World Stadium, […]

Mainland too much for Sebastian River

Mainland too much for Sebastian River

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES C.J. Wilson ran for 90 yards with three touchdowns to help Mainland High School take down Sebastian River 36-7 in the Class 6A regional semifinals. Western Michigan commit Denzel Houston also threw for 139 yards and ran for 85 yards with two scores for the Buccaneers. Mainland (11-0) is ranked […]

Miami Heat to retire Shaq’s No. 32 during Dec. 22 game

Miami Heat to retire Shaq’s No. 32 during Dec. 22 game

BY IRA WINDERMAN SUN SENTINEL/TNS The Los Angeles Lakers essentially gifted the Miami Heat championship possibilities with the 2004 trade of Shaquille O’Neal. So perhaps it’s only fitting that the Heat announced Monday that the team will retire O’Neal’s No. 32 Heat jersey when the Lakers visit AmericanAirlines Arena on Dec. 22. The halftime ceremony […]

Wildcats whip Rattlers for sixth year in a row

Wildcats whip Rattlers for sixth year in a row

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman defeated Florida A&M 39-19 in front of an announced crowd of 45,327 fans at Camping World Stadium in Orlando to win the Florida Blue Florida Classic. It is the sixth straight win for the Wildcats, making it their longest in the rivalry and series. The games have historically been […]

Mainland now the last area football team standing

Mainland now the last area football team standing

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Mainland ripped Okeechobee for a 56-7 win to open the playoffs at Municipal Stadium in Daytona Beach last week. The Buccaneers scored on their opening possession when Denzel Houston hit Tank Dell for a seven-yard touchdown pass and an early 7-0 lead. Houston’s five-yard scamper gave the Bucs a commanding […]

Spruce Creek crushes New Smyrna; playoffs next

Spruce Creek crushes New Smyrna; playoffs next

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Spruce Creek handled rival New Smyrna Beach 42-3 at the Hawks’ campus field in Port Orange last week. The Hawks ran the ball and played solid defense while the New Smyrna Barracudas made too many mistakes, especially with early scoring opportunities. The game was physical and it featured a big-time […]

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