The 2020 high-school cross-country season opened last weekend with five teams from West Volusia traveling to New Smyrna Beach Sept. 19 for the Coach Joe McKinney Classic 5K.
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The DeLand High School Bulldog football team under the direction of coach Steve Allen gets answer a lot of questions when the squad plays host to Wekiva in the annual Fall Classic Jamboree. Game time is 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16, at Spec Martin Memorial Stadium in DeLand.
National Signing Day took place recently, with 12 DeLand High School Bulldog athletes signing letters of intent to continue their education and athletic careers in seven different athletic endeavors.
The DeLand High School athletic department has named a male and female athlete who shines on the field as well as in the classroom each month for the first semester:
Bridgette Gordon career highlights
DeLand native and basketball star Bridgette Gordon had her number retired at a ceremony Jan. 29.
The inaugural SPIRAL “All America Classic” High School All-America All-Star Game is set for a 5 p.m. kickoff Saturday, Jan. 12, at Spec Martin Memorial Stadium in DeLand.
The Orange City Shuffleboard Club traveled to DeLand to participate in a recent intercity competition. The results were DeLand 9, Orange City 6.
The 2018 rendition of the Gus Gibbs DeLand Holiday Basketball Tournament returns to the DeLand High School gym Dec. 20-22. Each day of the tournament will find four games being played, at 3 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
The High Schools of DeLand Sports Hall of Fame inducted six new members Nov. 2, at the DeLand-Seabreeze football game. Those to be inducted are Allen “BJ” Johnson, John Jokinen, Jimmy Kicklighter, Murray Miller, Becky Thyhsen Sampson and Mary Aman-Vesper. This year, all six are graduates of …
Here are the DeLand Quarterback Club’s weekly winners of West Volusia Sports and Family Medicine Football Players of the Week, sponsored by Dr. John Hill.
During the first quarter of play for the DeLand Bullpup junior-varsity football team at the Oct. 3 game against the Bullpups of Flagler Palm Coast High School, things didn't go well, as Flagler Palm Coast controlled the play while scoring a touchdown to take an early lead, 7-0. DeLand only t…
As of this year, the DeLand Quarterback Club is honoring football players from all the area high schools and also the football players of Stetson University. The club is presenting players will the West Volusia Family and Sports Medicine Player of the Week Award, made possible by Dr. John Hill.
Rachel Hallum-Montes, a 2001 graduate of DeLand High School, claimed the title at the Kodiak Ultra Marathon 50-Mile Race with a time of 10 hours, 52 minutes and 49 seconds. She ran cross-country for the Bulldogs while attending DeLand High.
The DeLand High School Bulldog cross-country team placed fourth out of 20 teams at the annual DeLand Cross-Country Invitational on the course at the Sperling Sports Complex.
High-school cross-country kicked off its 2018 season with DeLand and Pine Ridge visiting the Spikes and Spurs Invitational in Bunnell, sponsored by Flagler Palm Coast. The boys’ competition had 30 teams with 633 running the 5,000-meter race, while the girls’ competition had 25 teams and 488 …
SO … HOW MANY TICKETS? — From left, Rotary members John Saxton, Rayni Goldthwait, Al Wehrle and Gery Walker sell tickets at the Rotary Club of DeLand’s 13th annual Bowling for Literacy Tournament Aug. 11 at Sunshine Bowling Center in DeLand. Twenty-seven teams, sponsored by businesses or ind…
TheDeLand Quarterback Club is set to kick off its 60th season on Monday, Sept. 10, with Wayne Wheeler as the first guest speaker of the year. Wheeler was an All-American at Alabama, and played for the Chicago Bears.
The DeLand-based Thunder City Derby Sirens brought home another victory Aug. 18, when they bested the Gainesville Swamp City Sirens with a score of 185 to 150.
Registration for a fall youth soccer league has begun at the DeLand Parks and Recreation Department. Boys and girls ages 4-12 (as of Jan. 1, 2018) who reside in or around the Greater DeLand area are eligible to participate. The deadline to register is Saturday, Sept. 8.
The DeLand High School Bulldog Century Club is back up operating at full speed, with the 2018 football season rushing up upon them. The primary purpose of the DeLand Bulldog Century Club is to raise money to facilitate the Bulldog football program in areas that the school cannot fund.
Below you will find the fall 2018 schedule for DeLand High School’s various sports:
Five members of the DeLand Bulldog Wrestling Club earned All-American honors at the AAU Scholastic National Duals that took place at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in the Disney World Complex.
The Stetson Hatters’ incredible postseason journey came to an end Saturday, as they lost their second best-of-three Super Regional game against the North Carolina Tar Heels in the NCAA Division I baseball championship.
Thousands of fans filled Melching Field to witness the Stetson Hatters’ weekend of winning June 1-3, as the team bested three others to dominate the DeLand Regional tournament of this year’s NCAA Division I Baseball Championship.
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Thousands of ESPN-watchers and college baseball fans across the nation have been learning a new word this week: DeLand.