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Washington facing what could be greatest team ever

Washington facing what could be greatest team ever

Alabama has won 16 national championships, including four (2009, 2011, 2012 and 2015) in the last seven years. BY PERCY ALLEN SEATTLE TIMES/TNS No. 1 Alabama hasn’t lost in so long — the Crimson Tide has won 25 in a row — that the thought of being upset by No. 4 Washington in the College […]

A rebuilding year for Mainland’s Buccaneers

A rebuilding year for Mainland’s Buccaneers

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES While local girls basketball teams like New Smyrna, Spruce Creek, Atlantic and Father Lopez receive all the hype, not many have been looking at Mainland. The Buccaneers are off to a 6-5 start as of Dec. 28. Earlier that day, they rallied to beat Winter Park Lake Howell 48-45 in […]

Sharks hope to come together at the right time

Sharks hope to come together at the right time

BY ANDREAS BUTLER Daytona Times The girls basketball team for Atlantic High School is one of the best local teams. Atlantic is playing well thus far, having jumped off to a 7-2 start as of Dec. 21. The team has only lost to potential state title contender New Smyrna Beach and traditional small-school power Father […]

Gospel artist performs at service for Sager

Gospel artist performs at service for Sager

EURWEB.COM Grammy winner Yolanda Adams sang two songs at the memorial service of Craig Sager on Tuesday. The beloved TNT broadcaster, 65, died Dec. 15 following a two-year fight with acute myeloid leukemia. Many of the mourners at Mount Bethel United Methodist Church in Marietta, Georgia granted one of Sager’s final wishes and wore bright colors, […]

NASCAR reveals new name and logo of premier series

NASCAR reveals new name and logo of premier series

BY KATHERINE PERALTA CHARLOTTE OBSERVER/TNS The new name of NASCAR’s premier series is the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, a name that takes effect Jan. 1. The first race in the newly named series will be the 59th Daytona 500 on Feb. 26, NASCAR said. The new series name and brand mark, which features the […]

New Smyrna team has experience, talent for playoff run

New Smyrna team has experience, talent for playoff run

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The New Smyrna Beach Barracudas ON FIRST REFERNCE girls basketball team has jumped out to a 10-2 start to open the season. The team already has signature wins over perennial playoff contenders Atlantic and Father Lopez. They also defeated Mainland who won 20 games last year. Their losses came from […]

How Obama and Trump differ on concussion policy

How Obama and Trump differ on concussion policy

BY ELIZABETH BLOOM PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE Barack Obama and Donald Trump disagree on pretty much everything. Climate change. The Iran nuclear deal. Russia. Curiously enough, you can add concussions to the list of areas that divide the current president and president-elect. Both Obama and, to a lesser extent, Trump have made public statements […]

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 […]