| May 25, 2014
| 4:17 PM
It's 90 degrees at noon. It's Sunday. It's Memorial Day weekend. Let's go to the beach.
For the owners of the cars and trucks parked on the sand of New Smyrna Beach, going to the beach marks the unofficial beginning of summer. They stuff their...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 10:35 AM
Class 8A, District 2
at Sanford Stadium
Monday: DeLand vs. Lyman, 11 a.m.; Spruce Creek vs. Orange City University, 2; Hagerty vs. Seminole, 5; Lake Brantley vs. Lake Mary, 8. Wednesday: semifinal, 4; semifinal, 7. Friday: final, 7:30
| Apr 20, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Charles King and Chris Hays discuss some of the top offensive linemen to watch in 2014.
Here's a list of players we talk about, in order of video (all seniors-to-be, unless otherwise noted)
Some of the area's top units
Ishmael Hollis, 6-...
| May 27, 2014
| 6:31 AM
As was evidenced by the recent NFL Draft, the stock of local football talent is on the rise and UCF could certainly benefit from landing more hometown stars like the quarterback they snagged back in 2010 by the name of Blake Bortles.
The former Oviedo...
| May 4, 2014
| 6:12 PM
As Ha'sean Clinton-Dix, the man they call Ha Ha, stood underneath the huge, digital billboard along Interstate 4 in Eatonville, he just shook his head.
"It's pretty amazing," he said, flashing his big, infectious smile.
The prediction is a little...
| May 9, 2014
| 7:00 AM
As the college scholarship offers roll in for New Smyrna Beach offensive tackle Jalen Merrick, they just keep getting bigger and bigger. In the eyes of a high school football player, there are few offers bigger than Alabama.
Merrick, the 6-foot-5, 315-...
| May 8, 2014
| 7:54 PM
NEW YORK — Blake Bortles is used to exceeding expectations, but even the former UCF quarterback was surprised when his phone rang after the first pick in the NFL Draft was announced Thursday night.
The Jacksonville Jaguars were calling, and...
| May 13, 2014
| 12:09 PM
1. New Smyrna Beach: Barracudas edged rival Spruce Creek 21-19 for 2A state title.
2. Port Orange Spruce Creek: Hawks beat New Smyrna for Five Star Conference title.
3. St. Cloud: Bulldogs tied for sixth in 2A state meet.
4. Colonial: Metro...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 10:50 AM
The prep football national bowl game proposal that will be discussed by the Florida High School Athletic Association's board of directors next week is not a plan to orchestrate a tournament. At least not for now.
FHSAA executive director Roger Dearing...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 10:40 AM
New Smyrna Beach offensive lineman Jalen Merrick, already with college football scholarship offers from Florida, Georgia and South Carolina in his pocket, picked up several more this week, including UCF.
Merrick, a 6-foot-5, 270-pound tackle who is...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 1:15 PM
When: Saturday, beginning at 10 a.m.
Where: Kissimmee Civic Center (201 E. Dakin Ave.)
Admission: $9 (cash only)
The Buzz: Port Orange Spruce Creek won its 25th team title last season, 17 more than any other school in the state....