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South Daytona students excel at state track meet

South Daytona students excel at state track meet

Forecasting the NBA Draft

Forecasting the NBA Draft

Playing 20 questions with this season’s batch of professional basketball prospects By Gregory Clay • McClatchy-Tribune News Service The NBA draft is an annual rite of passage when young college stars take that first giant step into dream world. Many of them grew up dreaming of playing under the shadow of the red-white-and blue NBA […]

McNorton hosts free two-day clinic again for local kids

McNorton hosts free two-day clinic again for local kids

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES For the seventh year in a row, Daytona Beach native and retired Detroit Lions player Bruce McNorton has conducted a free football clinic at Derbyshire Park for local boys and girls. McNorton, a scout for the Pittsburgh Steelers, is a 1977 Spruce Creek High School graduate. “I do this because […]

Johnson shares his path to success in business

Johnson shares his path to success in business

NBA legend talks about his journey, gives advice during Black Enterprise Conference in Ohio BY STARLA MUHAMMAD NNPA NEWS SERVICE COLUMBUS, Ohio – Earvin “Magic” Johnson is easily considered one of the greatest basketball players in history. But it’s his strategic business moves off the court that have made the five-time NBA champion and Hall […]

Campbell’s iconic vehicle heading to festival in England

Campbell’s iconic vehicle heading to festival in England

Street, school in Daytona Beach was named after driver FROM STAFF REPORTS For the second time in its history, Sir Malcolm Campbell’s Bluebird V is crossing the Atlantic Ocean to the United Kingdom to be on display at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Daytona Beach was first named Campbell […]

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 […]