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RAIDERS BASEBALL
The Seminole State College of Florida Baseball team is now 6-8 on the season, sandwiching losses to Hillsborough Community College, 2-1, on Friday and at South Florida State College, 5-3, on Monday with a home sweep of a doubleheader on Saturday with ASA Miami, 6-5 and 14-5.
The Raiders will host a rematch with South Florida State today (Wednesday) starting at 2 p.m. at Jack Pantelias Field before traveling to Fort Pierce to take on Indian River State College at 1 p.m. on Friday and then return to Sanford on Saturday for a doubleheader with the Community College of Baltimore County-Catonsville at noon and 3 p.m.
All Raider home events are free for Seminole State students, faculty and staff with a valid Seminole State ID. Admission is also available to the general public for a small fee. Visit the Athletics home page at _ www.seminolestate.edu/athletics/ _ for more information and to view the Raiders' complete season schedule and results.
 
ORLANDO SPEEDWORLD
Coming up at Orlando Speed World Dragway:
* Today (Wednesday) is “Whoop Azz Wednesday”, featuring “All Welcome Test and Tune, Grudge Racing and Fun Runs” with gates opening at 6 p.m. and racing from 6 p.m.-to-11 p.m. General Admission is $12.
* “Friday Night Frenzy” will also feature “All Welcome Test and Tune and Grudge Racing” with gates opening at 6 p.m. General Admission is $12, plus an additional $13 to race.
* Saturday _ NHRA Professional Bracket Racing _ Super Pro, Pro, Street, Pro Cycle & 3 classes of Jr. Dragsters _ gates open at 10 a.m., racing at 11 a.m. and General Admission is $12.
* Grudge-Day Sunday. "All Welcome" Test-n-Tune & Grudge Racing. Free Swap Space with paid admission. Gates open at 10 a.m. Racing from 10 a.m.-to-5 p.m. Admission is $12; kids 10-Under free. Race Fee is $13.
The Dragway Information Hotline is at (407) 568-5522 and the website is at _ www.raceosw.com/dragway/.
SpeedWorld is located 17 miles east of Orlando in Bithlo at 19164 East Colonial Drive, between Orlando and Titusville on Highway 50 at the 520 Cocoa Cutoff.
 
RECREATION SOFTBALL
Here is the schedule for the City of Sanford Recreation Services Department Adult Polar Bear Slowpitch Softball League at Pinehurst Park.
The Semi-Co-Ed/Fun League on Wednesday will have Trinity Tattoo battling Wet Spot at 6:30 p.m.; The Bailouts facing B&B Discount Beverage at 7:30 p.m. and The Willow Tree-Sausage Sliders tackling Facebook Famous at 8:30 p.m.
Everyone is invited to watch the games for free at Pinehurst Park, located on West 24th Street off 17-92.
For more information contact Eric Griffin, City of Sanford Recreation Supervisor, at 407-688-5120; visit the city website _ www.sanfordfl.gov _ or email: eric.griffin@sanfordfl.gov _ the League Information Website, including registration forms, is at _ http://www.leaguelineup.com/welcome.asp?cmenuid=1&url=sanfordsoftball&si....
 
STETSON MEN
The Stetson men’s basketball team (11-8 overall, 2-9 ASUN) fell to ASUN leading Lipscomb, 97-85, to wrap up a 2-game homestand at the Edmunds Center on Saturday.
Last Thursday, Divine Myles scored a career-high 30 points but the Hatters couldn't overcome an 18-point deficit as Kennesaw State (12-14, 6-4) escaped the Edmunds Center with a 92-85 win.
Derick Newton and Leo Goodman joined Myles in double figures with 13 and 10 points, respectively.
Stetson begins a 2-game road trip tomorrow (Thursday) in Spartanburg, South Carolina against USC-Upstate at 7 p.m. and the Hatters will then head to Newark, New Jersey, on Saturday for a 4 p.m. contest with NJIT.
 
RAIDERS SOFTBALL
The Seminole State College of Florida softball team (10-1) swept back-to-back doubleheaders last weekend over the State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota, 6-3 and 4-3, on Friday and Broward College, 10-2 and 6-5, on Saturday.
The Raiders traveled to Plant City Stadium on Valentine’s Day (Tuesday) to take on Hillsborough Community College in a doubleheader and will return to the Seminole Softball Complex to host Eastern Florida State College in a doubleheader on Friday at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. and Miami Dade College in another double-dip on Saturday at noon and 2 p.m.
All Raider home events are free for Seminole State students, faculty and staff with a valid Seminole State ID. Admission is also available to the general public for a small fee. Visit the Athletics home page at _ www.seminolestate.edu/athletics/ _ for more information and to view the Raiders' complete season schedule and results.
 
NEW SMYRNA SPEEDWAY
Here is the schedule for the 51st Annual World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing that begins tomorrow (Thursday) at New Smyrna Speedway. Racing begins nightly at 7:30 p.m.
* Thursday February 16 _ Parking and Practice. Pit Passes: $40.
* Friday February 17 _ Super Late Models, Pro Late Models, Sportsman, Pro Truck 50. Grandstands: $30, Pits: $40.
* Saturday February 18 _ Super Late Models, Pro Late Model Twin Features, Sportsman 50. Grandstands: $30, Pits: $40.
* Sunday February 19 _ NASCAR K&N Pro Series East, Southern Sprintcar Shootout Series, Tour-Type Modifieds Will Be Able to Park and Go Through Tech. No Practice. Grandstands: $35, Pits: $40 (Members), $50 (Non-Members).
* Monday February 20 _ Tour-type Modified 50, IMCA Modifieds, Super Late Models, Pro Late Models. Grandstands: $30, Pits: $40.
* Tuesday February 21 _ Super Late Model 50, IMCA Modified 75, Tour-type Modifieds. Grandstands: $30, Pits: $40.
* Wednesday February 22 _ John Blewett III Memorial Tour Type Modified 76, IMCA Modified, Super Late Models, Pro Late Models. Grandstands: $30, Pits: $40.
* Thursday February 23 _ Pro Late Models, Tour Type Modifieds, IMCA Modifieds, Super Late Models. Grandstands: $30, Pits: $40.
* Friday February 24 _ Richie Evans Memorial Tour Type Modified 100 (Rain Date 2/25), Tower Sealants Pro Late Model 100, IMCA Modifieds. Grandstands: $35, Pits: $40.
* Saturday February 25 _ PPG/Tower Sealants Super Late Model 100, Pro Late Models, IMCA Modifieds. Grandstands: $35, Pits: $40.
The track is located at the corner of SR. 44 and CR 415, between New Smyrna, DeLand and Daytona.
For information on New Smyrna Speedway, call the track office at 386-427-4129 or visit the website at www.newsmyrnaspeedway.org.
 
UCF BASEBALL
UCF baseball will be back under the lights Friday night at 6:30 p.m., hosting the Siena Saints in the 2017 season opener at the UCF Baseball Complex.
Opening Knight is FREE to all fans. Complimentary parking is available in Garage F, Lot E8, or in the outfield lot for a $5 fee.
The 3-game series will continue with games at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday and 1 p.m. on Sunday.
Purchase season tickets by calling 407-UCF-1000.
 
UCF SOFTBALL
The hosts went 2-3 in the season-opening UCF Knights Invitational and are set to play their next nine games on the road, starting with a cross-country trip to the Mary Nutter Classic at Palm Spring, California. UCF will take on Cal Poly on Friday at 6 p.m. and powerful UCLA later in the evening.
For more information, go to _ www.UCFknights.com _ and look for the link to the Softball Page.
 
STETSON WOMEN
For the fourth time in the past six years, the Hatters have won 10 games in a row.
Brittney Chambers scored a team-high 18 points off the bench and Brianti Saunders added 15 points as Stetson wrapped up a 3-game homestand, defeating visiting Kennesaw State 60-43 Monday night at the Edmunds Center.
The Hatters improved to 21-5 overall, 13-2 at home, and 10-1 in the ASUN while remaining tied for first place in league standings.
Carlotta Gianolla scored 19 points to lead the Owls (7-18, 6-5).
On Saturday, Saunders scored 22 points and Sarah Sagerer blocked six shots as Stetson rallied for a 66-60 win over visiting Lipscomb at the Edmunds Center to reach the 20-win mark for the seventh consecutive season.
Sagerer finished with 11 points, nine rebounds and six blocks. Breana Bey netted 10 points and McKenna Beach dished out a career-high nine assists.
The game was Stetson's final home contest of the regular season. The Hatters will travel to New Jersey to face NJIT on Saturday at 1 p.m.
 
LMSA
Ahoy!
Upcoming events:
* Sunday, February 26 _ Sine Metu Race at noon.
The 2017 calendar is updated an on the website. Please do not hesitate to reach out to us should you have any questions about any of the events.
Please do not hesitate to contact us should you have any questions or ideas.
For more information about LMSA, please visit our web site _ www.flalmsa.org _ or call (321) 578-8364.
Interested parties can find results from past races of 2016 on the "Race Results" page (www.flalmsa.org/?page_id=623) and results from year’s prior is on the Race Results Archive page (www.flalmsa.org/?p=2229).
So, what are you waiting for? You bought the boat, GO SAILING!
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