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Friday 03/24/2017
Garza named Head Coach

Cip Garza, a former standout baseball player at South Dade High School, was recently named Field Manager and Head Coach of the California City Whiptails by Andrew Dunn, Commissioner of the Pecos Professional Baseball League. The Pecos Professional Baseball League, founded in 2010, features teams in California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Colorado and Kansas. Cip will continue in his role as Florida Scouting Director for the Pecos Professional Baseball League.

Posted: March 24, 2017
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Perfect Shot

Harrison Putnam, age 6, 1st grader at First United Methodist Church School in Homestead completed his Florida Grand Slam this past Saturday of opening day of Spring Turkey season.

Posted: March 24, 2017
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Celebrating Inspiring Women

The trailblazers and up-and-coming women in NASCAR

Posted: March 24, 2017
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Friday 03/17/2017
Magic Legs

Fundraiser Helps Raise Money for Beloved Principal and Coach Who Lost Both Legs After Being Hit by a Drunk Driver

Posted: March 17, 2017
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Driving for a Cause

For the past 15 years, we have had the unique opportunity of hosting the championship races in each of NASCAR’s three national series during Ford Championship Weekend in November. And while Ford Championship Weekend lets us celebrate the best drivers in the world competing for titles in their respective series, the three-day race weekend is only one of many moments throughout the year where we honor champions.

Updated: March 17, 2017 - 4:26 pm
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Friday 03/10/2017
State Champs

South Dade Wrestling Breaks Record with 4th State Championship with 6 State Champs and 10 Wrestlers making the podium

Posted: March 10, 2017
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Thursday 03/09/2017
NASCAR Goes West - Races headed to Vegas, Phoenix and Fontana

The first two weekends of the NASCAR season are in the books, and they have been very eventful. We’ve witnessed drivers perform under the new stage format in all three of NASCAR’s national series and have had time to see Monster Energy’s incorporation as the new entitlement sponsor in the premier series.

Updated: March 09, 2017 - 3:59 pm
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Friday 03/03/2017
PSG of Homestead U10 Boys Soccer - 1st Place Champions - Weston Cup & Showcase Tournament


Posted: March 03, 2017
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Thursday 03/02/2017
How Fast Is Your Car? - Fast Lane Friday Presented by Ticket Clinic

Car enthusiasts can enter their street-legal car to

Updated: March 02, 2017 - 1:11 pm
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Thursday 02/23/2017
What's Different in NASCAR for 2017

Season Starts Sunday with Daytona 500

Posted: February 23, 2017
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Friday 02/17/2017
Tony Stuart Returns to Sprint Car Racing

  Tony Stewart has returned to sprint car racing, though his first race back provided him more frustration than frivolity.

Updated: February 17, 2017 - 9:18 am
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Think Spring - think Pitchers, and Fishing

   For most people, the first day of spring is March 20th, but for baseball fans spring starts about a month earlier when Major League Baseball pitchers and catchers report to their spring training camps in Florida and Arizona. Spring is also the traditional season to start looking for a new house.

Updated: February 17, 2017 - 9:15 am
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The Longest and Greatest Streaks

Sport's Best Runs

Posted: February 17, 2017
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Friday 02/10/2017
Signing Day

Aaron Chichester from Somerset Academy Silver Palms committed to play attend and play football for Division 1 Jacksonville University.

Updated: February 10, 2017 - 1:16 pm
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Championship Comebacks - the Dramatics of Winnng

   The most coveted prize in all of sports is a championship. To teams and players, it doesn’t matter in what form or fashion that championship comes in. All that matters is that, in the end, they have what it takes to come out on top. As the saying goes, “It doesn’t matter if you win by an inch or a mile, winning is winning.”

Updated: February 10, 2017 - 1:17 pm
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Patriots take victory lap, parade Boston for Super Bowl win


Updated: February 10, 2017 - 1:07 pm
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Saturday 02/04/2017
Signing Day

Damien Lindor signs letter of intent to Lincoln University.

Posted: February 04, 2017
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Friday 02/03/2017
Much More Than Racing

One of the great things about being in the position that we’re in, here at the track, is that we’re able to lend ourselves and our resources to the South Florida community. Aside from the NASCAR championship races that we hold here each November, we’re able to put our world-class facility to use for a number of different events.

Posted: February 03, 2017
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Thursday 02/02/2017
Signing Day

In a ceremony held at Gulliver Preparatory, 11 Gulliver Raiders, including four football players, four soccer players, one basketball player, one softball player, and one water polo player, signed National Letters of Intent to play sports at the collegiate level.

Posted: February 02, 2017
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Signing Day

Coral Shores’ star “mid-attack,” Keeley Catarineau “signed” with Greensboro College (NC). Catarineau, a four-year standout in the ‘Canes soccer program, helped lead her team to a 16-5-1 season. Her team peaked with a #4 state ranking, the highest in the programs’ history. Catarineau again led the Canes in scoring this season with 42 goals and 18 assists.

Updated: February 02, 2017 - 1:15 pm
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