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Former NFL players share their expertise

Former NFL players share their expertise

Bruce McNorton’s football clinic brings out kids, coaches, former pro players BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES About 200 local youngsters participated in the annual Bruce McNorton Football Clinic held June 1-2 at the Derbyshire Sports Complex in Daytona Beach. The camp brought together local youngsters ages 6 to 20 with football coaches at all levels […]

Coach’s camp to teach basketball and life skills

Coach’s camp to teach basketball and life skills

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The Joe Giddens Basketball Camp will take place at Mainland High School June 5-8 from 8 a.m. until noon. The event is available for both boys and girls ages 8 to 15. There is a one-time fee of $60. The camp is an initative of Daytona Beach native and current […]

Daytona 500 will return to mid-February in 2018

Daytona 500 will return to mid-February in 2018

BY KENNY BRUCE NASCAR.COM The 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series schedule includes two key date changes for Daytona International Speedway. For the first time since 2010, the season-opening Daytona 500 will return to its former weekend date leading into President’s Day in mid-February. The 2018 race, which kicks off the 36-race season for the […]

McNorton and friends to help local kids again

McNorton and friends to help local kids again

Former NFL player’s annual football clinic set for June 1-2 at Derbyshire Park BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Hundreds of kids participate in the Bruce McNorton Football Clinic in Daytona Beach each year. The former NFL player’s annual event will take place at the Derbyshire Sports Complex, 849 Derbyshire Road, on June 1 and June […]

Campbell girls, Southwestern boys win middle school hoops titles

Campbell girls, Southwestern boys win middle school hoops titles

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The Volusia County Middle School basketball season ended with a bang. Two well-hyped championship games were played in front of good and boisterous crowds at Mainland High on Tuesday evening. In the girls’ game, the Eastern Division Champion Campbell (12-1) handled Western Division champ River Springs Middle School of Orange […]

Country 500 festival returns to Speedway

Country 500 festival returns to Speedway

The second Country 500 festival is scheduled over the Memorial Day weekend (May 26-28) at the Daytona International Speedway. Some of the biggest stars in country music will perform over the three-day, three-night event. Performers will include Blake Shelton, Kid Rock, Miranda Lambert, Keith Urban, Brooks & Dun, Thomas Rhett, Hank Williams Jr. and Martina […]

NASCAR plans ‘600 Miles of Remembrance’ tribute

NASCAR plans ‘600 Miles of Remembrance’ tribute

BY GEORGE DIAZ ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS In honor of Memorial Day weekend, NASCAR will honor those who served during the “600 Miles of Remembrance” tribute at Charlotte Motor Speedway. For the third consecutive year, windshield headers on all 40 Cup cars will be replaced with the names of fallen military service members during Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600. […]

National Lifeguard Championships to be held in Daytona

National Lifeguard Championships to be held in Daytona

The Volusia Surf Lifesaving Association (VSLA) and Volusia County will host the 2017 United States Lifesaving Association (USLA) National Lifeguard Championships, which will take place in Daytona Beach Aug. 9-12. The four-day event, which is expected to draw nearly 3,000 competitors along with their families, will be held on the beach behind the Ocean Walk […]

Daytona hopes T-ball reboots local youth baseball program

Daytona hopes T-ball reboots local youth baseball program

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES For the first time in about three years, kids are playing T-ball in Daytona Beach. The City of Daytona Beach Leisure Services has started a T-ball program. Opening Day took place on May 9 at Derbyshire Park & Sports Complex at 849 Derbyshire Road. “The reception in the community has […]

Ricky Williams now spokesperson for cannibis use

Ricky Williams now spokesperson for cannibis use

BY MICHELLE KAUFMAN MIAMI HERALD/TNS Ricky Williams, the former Miami Dolphins running back whose career and reputation were tarnished by marijuana use, is now a national spokesman for cannabis use. After spending years as the punchline for pothead jokes, Williams will be a keynote speaker at the Southeast Cannabis Conference and Expo, June 9-11 at […]

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