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Embry-Riddle Athletics moves from NAIA to NCAA 

Embry-Riddle Athletics moves from NAIA to NCAA 

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES The NCAA Division II Membership Committee has determined that the Embry-Riddle Athletics program has successfully completed the transition from the NAIA to full-fledged NCAA II membership. The announcement was made on Monday by University President Dr. Barry Butler at a press conference in the university’s Henderson Welcome Center. “Whether it […]

Pros share knowledge at football kicking clinic

Pros share knowledge at football kicking clinic

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Current and former NFL players were in town this week for the One On One Kicking Clinic. The three-week clinic is an elite training facility and camp for kickers, punters and long snappers across the globe for all ages ranging from grade school to high school to college to professional […]

All-Star Game shines spotlight on MLB’s best

All-Star Game shines spotlight on MLB’s best

BY CRAIG DAVIS SUN SENTINEL/TNS MIAMI – Baseball’s All-Star Game got back to its roots Tuesday, as an exhibition of the best players in the game. No more a gimmick tied to the World Series, the first All-Star Game in South Florida was about putting the spotlight on the skill and personality of the star […]

One final run for Earnhardt Jr.

One final run for Earnhardt Jr.

Even though he is retiring as a full-time driver after this season, the popular driver has not shut the driver’s side door on someday coming back to run a future Daytona 500. BY MIKE BIANCHI ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS The official name of the race was the Coke Zero 400, but for this one night it was […]

Local youth football teams scrap for kids and funds

Local youth football teams scrap for kids and funds

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Time is running out to sign up kids to play this year on one of the three Daytona Beach football leagues. The youth football programs – the Buccaneers, Cowboys and Dolphins – are preparing for the season. The Cowboys and Dolphins are unlimited weight programs that are already practicing. The […]

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 […]