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Former South Dade infielder Willy Escala has decided to transfer from the Miami Hurricanes after two seasons.

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For your fix of adrenaline, exhilaration and speed, Homestead-Miami Speedway is the place to be on Friday, June 14 as Fast Lane Friday returns to the championship track. Car enthusiasts and guests will be able to enter their street-legal cars to compete on the Speedway’s 1/8-mile drag strip …

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Many of our hobbies and passions in life are derived from our upbringings and who we are surrounding by. Having constant exposure to something helps foster a true penchant for a craft that sometimes even evolves into a career. Perhaps the most visible form of this comes in sports, where as m…

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Former Westminster Christian star and current Vanderbilt first baseman Julian Infante is getting hot at the right time.

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Former South Dade standout and West Virginia All-American pitcher Alek Manoah was selected 11th overall in the 2019 MLB Draft by the Toronto Blue Jays.

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As we head into the summer months, we’re already more than halfway through the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series regular season. So far, a number of intriguing storylines and events have unfolded regarding NASCAR’s drivers and teams.

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Miami-Dade County, in coordination with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), recently deployed approximately 150 tons of donated cleaned concrete and 150 tons of limerock boulders to create a new artificial reef off Key Biscayne in south Florida. The new artificial re…

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“Hunter safety courses are designed to equip hunters with techniques to keep themselves and others safe outdoors. Even the most experienced hunters will learn something, which will help them become better, safer hunters and mentors.” said Bill Cline, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Co…

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One of the greatest things about sports is not only enjoying the entertainment it provides today, but also reflecting on the past. Whether it’s looking at record books or debating players from different generations, the history of sports is always a topic of discussion as fans are quick to r…

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Homestead Senior High School, often overlooked, has noteworthy activities including the Boys and Girls Homestead Track and Field Team.

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When Jessica Givens was a freshman, she received inspiring advice from a senior teammate Aryanna Arce after volleyball practice.

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Last Saturday, the stars were out on full display as NASCAR held the 35th annual Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Over time, all-star night has become one of the most anticipated events on the NASCAR schedule, producing some of stock car’s most exci…

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Beginning Memorial Day weekend and running through Independence Day weekend, the NASCAR industry will honor United States Armed Forces heroes and their families as part of NASCAR Salutes Refreshed by Coca-Cola – an industry-wide expression of respect, appreciation and reverence for those who…

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Florida A&M University will be banned next year from post-season play in major sports, will have records vacated for a dozen teams and will face financial penalties and scholarship reductions, after an NCAA panel found the school “lacked institutional control” and did not properly certif…

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No matter what journey you take in life, it is inevitable that you will come across various roadblocks and obstacles. Whether it is things that pop up at work or at home, there is always a way to push through and make it to the other side of whatever stands in your way.

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Four former South Dade state champions have received opportunities with NFL teams as undrafted free agents.

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When Martin Truex Jr. pulled his No. 19 car into Victory Circle following the rain-delayed Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Dover last Monday, it was the third time he had done that in 27 career races at the Monster Mile.  For the 2017 MENCS champion who claimed the Ford EcoBoost 400…

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Former NASCAR driver Kyle Petty began his 25th annual Charity Ride Across America on Friday, May 3 in Seattle and concludes at Baker’s Cay Resort in Key Largo this weekend, Saturday, May 11 at 4 p.m.

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PSG Homestead U-14, a local youth (under 14) soccer team will be the youngest team ever to be going to Texas, June 11-16, to represent the state of Florida at the 2019 Southern Presidents Cup.

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After having Sunday off for the holidays a few weeks ago, NASCAR returned to action this past week at Talladega Superspeedway. The race was well worth the extra wait as the GEICO 500 delivered some of the most exciting racing this year.

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Senior Matthew Garza came out firing and the hitters backed up him with three runs in the first innings.

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When you think of a prototypical athlete, most people immediately think of stick and ball sports such as football, basketball or baseball. Your mind sculpts an image of a tall, muscular individual who can accomplish almost any feat on the field of play – someone like Bo Jackson or LeBron Jam…

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Former Southridge standout catcher Yan Gomes enjoyed playing in front of friends and family members in Miami for only the second time in his big league career.

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After getting out of a jam in the first inning escaping with just two runs scored, sophomore Matthew Hernandez and the Homestead Broncos had trouble getting out of the second.

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Winning doesn’t come easy in sports. In fact, team sports provide the highest opportunity of defeating your opponent, and even that is only a 50/50 chance.

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Every once in a while an athlete comes along and alters a franchise or even an entire sport. These athletes are few and far between. They put up Hall of Fame worthy statistics, achieve feats that are rarely seen and propel their team into the playoffs year after year. Perhaps equally special…

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Former South Dade cornerback DJ Ivey has shown flashes during spring practices at the University of Miami as he prepares for his second season.

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If you watch any sport long enough, it’s inevitable that you will witness unthinkable moments and see upsets that are historic in nature. As we reach the pinnacle of the NCAA basketball tournament, March Madness is a time where we are more prone to see underdogs come out on top.

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Race into April at South Florida’s most popular drag racing event, Fast Lane Friday, which is set to return to Homestead-Miami Speedway this Friday, April 5. Car enthusiasts and guests will be able to enter their street-legal cars to compete on the Speedway’s 1/8-mile drag strip from 6 p.m. …

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In many ways, science and sports have always gone hand-in-hand. In traditional stick and ball sports, the practice of sports medicine and the understanding of the anatomy of an athlete’s body have helped athletes improve over time while allowing fans to comprehend sports in a different way.

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The South Dade Buccaneers won their sixth consecutive state championship by taking home the 3A crown at Silver Spurs Arena in Kissimmee.

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As we continue through the month of March, I encourage you all to take some time out of your day and thank all of the women in your lives. For those of you who don’t know, March marks Women’s History Month on the calendar here in the United States. What originally began as a week-long honor …

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In most sports, teams and athletes take part in preseason practices and games to get ready for the upcoming season. The preseason offers athletes a chance to fine-tune their skills and get into shape by the time the regular season rolls around. Essentially, preseason is used as a way to eval…

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The five-time defending state champion South Dade Buccaneers dominated the Class 3A District 16 tournament with 10 of its wrestlers winning district titles with four others advancing to regionals.

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Last week in this space we looked ahead to commencement of the 2019 NASCAR season at Daytona International Speedway. Now, “Speedweeks,” which is comprised of many racing events at Daytona during the two weeks leading up to the start of the season, has come and gone with Sunday’s running of t…

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We’ve turned the final corner of the NASCAR offseason and are finally ready to commence the 2019 campaign. The last two weeks have given us a taste of what’s to come this year as we got to see qualifying and the Advance Auto Parts Clash last Sunday, and then the Gander RV Duels last night.