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Come out and join Ray Ray Armstrong at his annual “Ray Ray Day”, a free event for everyone. So show up at Seminole High School today (Saturday) and enjoy the football camp and barbeque with the San Francisco 49ers linebacker and a special guest for two days of fun.
The Youth Football Camp will be Saturday morning, July 15, from 8 a.m.-to-noon, followed by the barbeque fro 12:30 p.m.-to-6 p.m.
Here is the upcoming schedule in the Spring 25-and-Over, 35-and-Over and 45-and-Over leagues of the Orlando Senior Baseball Association that plays its games at Zinn Beck Field, Historic Sanford Memorial Stadium, South Orange Youth Complex and Central Winds Park in Winter Springs.
Visit the website _ _ for more information on the league.
Saturday, July 15
9:30 a.m. _ New Brewers vs. Braves, Stadium.
Saturday, July 15
9:30 a.m. _ Mariners vs. Dr. Phillips Cubs, Zinn Beck.
12:30 p.m. & 3 p.m. _ Royals vs. Daytona Beach Rays, Zinn Beck.
Championship Series (Best of 3)
Sunday, July 9
* Game 1 _ Orlando Knights 7, Orlando Lugnuts 3.
Sunday, July 16
10 a.m. _ Orlando Lugnuts vs. Orlando Knights, Stadium.
1 p.m. _ (if necessary) Orlando Lugnuts vs. Orlando Knights, Stadium.
This week at Orlando Speed World Dragway:
* Today (Saturday) is NHRA Professional Drag Racing. Bracket Racing _ Super Pro, Pro, Street & Jr. Dragsters (3 classes). Gates open at 2 p.m. and Time Trials start at 3 p.m., followed by eliminations. General Admission is $12.
The Dragway Information Hotline is at (407) 568-5522 and the website is at _
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.
For the second time in three nights, the league-leading Sanford River Rats (23-8) swept a doubleheader at Historic Sanford Memorial Stadium, this time over the second place Winter Park Diamond Dawgs Thursday night, giving the locals a 6-game winning streak and a 4-1/2 game lead over Winter Park (17-11), which has now lost three in a row.
Heading into a weekend beak from league play while several stars take part in the Southeast Showcase, the Rats and Dawgs lead the Altamonte Springs Scorpions (14-13), 7-games behind; the Leesburg Lightning (12-15), 9-games behind; the Winter Garden Squeeze (11-15), 9-1/2 games behind and the DeLand Suns (7-22), 15-games behind.
Here is the upcoming schedule in the Florida Collegiate Summer League. For more information go to _ _ or call the Hotline at 321-206-9174.
Saturday, July 15
4 p.m. _ Southeast Prospect Showcase: FCSL vs. Sunbelt League, Kannapolis, North Carolina.
Sunday, July 16
TBA _ Southeast Prospect Showcase (FCSL, Sunbelt, Southern), Kannapolis, North Carolina.
Monday, July 17
7 p.m. _ Sanford at Altamonte Springs; DeLand at Winter Park; Leesburg at Winter Garden.
Tuesday, July 18
* Duffy's Family Night at the Ballpark _ The Florida League Family Fun Pack ... consisting of two adult tickets, two child tickets, four hot dogs, four drinks and four bags of chips ... will be sold at a discounted rate of $25 (normally $30). Anyone who purchases a family pack on a Tuesday will also receive two free kid's meals from Duffy's:
7 p.m. _ Altamonte Springs at Sanford; DeLand at Winter Park; Winter Garden at Leesburg.
Wednesday, July 19
7 p.m. _ Sanford at Altamonte Springs; DeLand at Winter Park; Leesburg at Winter Garden.
Thursday, July 20
5 p.m. & 7 p.m. _ Altamonte Springs at Winter Park (Thirsty Thursday _ 16 oz. cans for $2); Winter Garden at DeLand (Thirsty Thursday _ Yuengling 20 oz. drafts only $2).
7 p.m. _ Leesburg at Sanford (Thirsty Thursday _ Yuengling 20 oz. drafts only $2).
Friday, July 21
7 p.m. _ Sanford at Leesburg; Winter Park at Altamonte Springs; DeLand at Winter Garden.
* MicroFantasy Baseball _ The Florida League has partnered with MicroFantasy baseball to bring a fun and exciting new feature to the ballpark this summer. Easy to use, and free to play, MicroFantasy will allow fans to predict what they think will happen in the game to earn points. Whoever earns the most points throughout the game will earn free prizes that will include gift cards and free tickets! MicroFantasy is available on any mobile device and will be played at all six Florida League ballparks during the summer. For more information about MicroFantasy, please visit their website,
In addition to all of these great nights, each individual team will have promotional nights throughout the year that in-clude Bark in the Park, Military Appreciation night and more! Be sure to follow your favorite team and the Florida League _ _ or on social media for the latest updates about upcoming events at the ballpark!
The 2017 NASCAR Whelen All-America Series is underway at New Smyrna Speedway.
The track will be back in action today (Saturday) with division action in the Pro Late Models, Sportsman, Modifieds and Bombers.
Plus, the first 50 fans in attendance will receive free grandstand admission for the July 22 race. There will also be a Hula Hoop contest at intermission.
Pit gates open at 4 p.m. Division Practice from 5 p.m.-to-6:30 p.m.
Ticket booths and grandstand gates open at 6 p.m. and racing starts at 7:30 p.m.
Adult admission is $15 (reserved seating is $20, the top six (6) rows of the Main Grandstand) with all seniors (65+) and military with valid ID (for proof of age or Military affiliation) admitted for $13. Kids 11 years of age and under are free of charge. MUST be accompanied by paying Adult to qualify for Free Admission.
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
Orlando Pride (4-6-4, 16 points) will host FC Kansas City tonight (Saturday) with kickoff at 7:30 p.m. from Orlando City Stadium. Tickets are available at or by calling (855) ORL-CITY.
For more information on the Orlando Pride, visit or follow us on Twitter, Facebook or Insta-gram.
Here is what is happening at LMSA:
* Wednesday Night Rum Racing sponsored by Gosling’s Rum. All sailors, members and non-members of LMSA, are invited to participate in the Wednesday Night Rum Race. There is a five-minute start window that all boats must be over the start line between 6:25 p.m.–to-6:30 p.m. to be a valid participant. If you are looking for a great group of sailors to sail with on a Wednesday come check out the Lake Monroe Sailing Association. Looking to Crew or Volunteer? Send us a note, we will find you a boat to crew on or an event that you can volunteer for. For racing rules go to the LMSA website _
* Santa Sailfest Regatta (formally the Kettle Cup) registration is now open. As most of you know, this is LMSA’s charity regatta with a portion of the proceeds being donated to local charities to assist families during the holidays. If your orga-nization would like to get involved, please e-mail us. For all you competitors please go to _ _ to register!
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 _ _ or call (321) 578-8364.
Interested parties can find results from past races of 2016 on the "Race Results" page ( and results from year’s prior is on the Race Results Archive page (
So, what are you waiting for? You bought the boat, GO SAILING!
Sanford junior golfers ages 11-18 are invited to compete in an upcoming Arrowhead Junior Golf Tour event.
The AJGT Blue Harbor Point Stroke Play Championship in Mandeville, LA at Beau Chene Golf Club on July 22–23.
The tournament entry fee is $195 and includes two days of green fees, tee gifts, and Trophies in four age divisions.
Recommended accommodations are available at Country Inn & Suites in Covington, LA. Please call 985-809-0467 for reservations and group rate.
The registration deadline is Wednesday, July 19, at 3 p.m.
The AJGT David Toms Academy Junior Classic in Shreveport, LA at East Ridge Country Club on August 2–3.
The tournament entry fee is $195 and includes two days of green fees, tee gifts, and Trophies in four age divisions.
Recommended accommodations are available at Holiday Inn Express & Suites in Shreveport, LA. Please call 318-629-0163 for reservations and group rate.
The registration deadline is Monday, July 31, at noon.
The 2-day, 36-hole tournaments are ranked by the Junior Golf Scoreboard and hosted by the Arrowhead Junior Golf Tour.
To enter the event, please call Diane Ford at 985-630-3066 or enter online at
Orlando City SC (8-7-5, 29 points) is idle until Friday, July 21, when 2017 expansion side Atlanta United FC visits Or-lando City Stadium for a 7 p.m. kickoff.
Tickets to all City home matches are available at or by calling 855-ORL-CITY. Follow the latest Orlando City news and updates via Facebook _ _; Twitter _ _; Instagram _ _ and YouTube _
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