Sunday, September 27, 2020

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...

Wallace the lone Black NASCAR driver at Talladega

BY PERRY GREEN NNPA NEWS SERVICE Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr., the first African-American driver to win a NASCAR event since 1963, finished 31st behind the wheel...

Some financial woes for Hall of Fame

BY GEORGE DIAZ ORLANDO SENTINEL (TNS) Daytona Beach missed out on the opportunity to become home to the NASCAR Hall of Fame, losing a bid to...

Williams signs with Canadian Football League

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Bethune-Cookman University’s former quarterback Quentin Williams has signed to play with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League. Williams also...

Knights girls are sticking with it

Halifax Academy girls team has played just six games with a 3-3 record. The team is still holding together. “The girls still work together and support...

New format for NASCAR All-Star Race announced

BY MICHAEL PERSINGER CHARLOTTE OBSERVER/TNS Charlotte Motor Speedway announced a new format for May’s NASCAR All-Star Race at the track. And following the theme for NASCAR rules...

Tournament to honor residents gone too soon due to violence

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES For years, VITAS Healthcare of Volusia-Flagler County has found a way to honor those who have lost their lives to...

Saban continues to build winning legacy at Alabama

BY JORDAN MCPHERSON MIAMI HERALD/TNS At first glance, the halftime move seemed bizarre, rushed, perhaps even a rare overthought. Why, in the middle of the national championship...

Wallace spent day touring Miami neighborhood before heading to Daytona

BY DAVID WILSON MIAMI HERALD/TNS JEFF SINER/CHARLOTTE OBSERVER/TNS NASCAR drivers Darrell “Bubba’’ Wallace Jr., left, and Dale Earnhardt...

Locals sign with NFL teams

BRONTE WITTPEN/TNS Then-Florida Gators defensive lineman Jachai Polite (99) celebrates after tackling LSU Tigers quarterback Joe Burrow in a victory over...