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Tennis pros attend ribbon cutting of new court at Westside Elementary

Tennis pros attend ribbon cutting of new court at Westside Elementary

COMPILED FROM STAFF REPORTS Five hundred excited elementary school students, Volusia County school dignitaries along with tennis Grand Slam finalists Todd Martin and MaliVai Washington celebrated the first school in Florida to feature permanent 36-foot and lined 60-foot kid-sized courts. The celebration took place on May 24 at Westside Elementary School in Daytona Beach. Introductory […]

Drivers say NASCAR did right thing to allow repairs during Coca-Cola 600

Drivers say NASCAR did right thing to allow repairs during Coca-Cola 600

BY RICK BONNELL CHARLOTTE OBSERVER/MCT DOVER, Del. — NASCAR was widely applauded by its drivers for stopping the Coca-Cola 600 to allow race teams to repair damage caused by a fallen camera rope. But several of those drivers – prominently Jeff Gordon and Denny Hamlin – said this sets a precedent, and NASCAR needs to […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

No NCAA action for baseball team Savannah State wins MEAC showdown and automatic bid to tournament BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES It comes as no surprise that Bethune-Cookman won’t play in the NCAA regional baseball tournament. B-CU didn’t receive an at-large bid during the selection show on Monday. The Wildcats knew they had a slim […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

Spring football games highlight end-of-year prep action BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Despite six turnovers, Mainland still beat Orange City University 28-12 in its spring game on May 25. Anthony Williams had 224 total yards and three total touchdowns for the Buccaneers. Kaylo Hannah also had 99 receiving yards and Adrian Killins added both a […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU falls to Savannah State in MEAC final BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Peter Poole’s sacrifice fly RBI in the bottom of the 10th inning lifted Savannah State University to a 1-0 win over Bethune-Cookman for the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Tournament championship. The Tigers (33-21) won the title and earned an automatic trip to […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

Trinity falls in state title game; Lopez wins spring football game BY ANDREAS BUTLER                                                                                DAYTONA TIMES Deltona Trinity Christian Academy fell to Miami Westwood Christian 9-3 in the Class 2A state championship game on May 16. Trinity committed six errors in the game while Westwood stole nine bases. Jason Gutierrez pitched five innings and gave […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Softball team falls in MEAC tournament; baseball up to bat BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman concluded its season with losses to #23 South Florida 7-3 on May 7 and then ranked #30 the University of Central Florida 4-0 on May 8. The Wildcats now shift their attention to the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Tournament in […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

How baseball teams fared in playoffs COMPILED BY ANDREAS BUTLER                                                                                DAYTONA TIMES Father Lopez had its run at a state title end with a 7-5 loss to defending state champion Jacksonville Providence in the Class 3A Regional Finals on May 11. The game was suspended due to rain the previous day and resumed the next. […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

Locals made All-State hoops teams; baseball, softball playoffs COMPILED BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Atlantic’s Ronnie Williams and Destiny Woodward were named to the Florida Association of Basketball Coaches/SourceHoops.com Class 4A All-State First Team. Williams, a senior forward/center, averaged 20.3 points, 10.7 rebounds, 3.1 blocks and 3.2 steals per game for the Sharks this past […]

Speedway effort on life support

Speedway effort on life support

By Jim Turner, The News Service of Florida: TALLAHASSEE - A long third down conversion is needed to keep the Dolphins drive alive. And there’s no way to stop the clock. The House speaker made it clear Thursday that the Miami Dolphins have an “uphill” effort to get hotel bed tax dollars for stadium improvements. The […]