Volusia high school football

Volusia County high schools have begun playing the 2020 season.

All games are at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16. Here is this week's schedule:

•Atlantic at Father Lopez, 3918 LPGA Blvd., Daytona Beach

•DeLand at Mainland, 1255 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach

•Pine Ridge High at Deltona,100 Wolf Pack Run, Deltona

•New Smyrna Beach at Seabreeze, Daytona Stadium, LPGA Boulevard

•University at Spruce Creek, 801 Taylor Road, Port Orange

•Taylor at Crescent City, 2201 S US Highway 17, Crescent City

•Halifax Academy at St. John Lutheran, 1915 S.E. Lake Weir Ave., Ocala

•Gainesville St. Francis at Trinity Christian Academy, 875 Elkcam Blvd., Deltona

Halifax Health Hospice 5K

Registration is underway for the 19th annual Halifax Health Hospice 5K, which will be conducted virtually Oct. 18 to Nov. 18.

The fundraising event supports the Hospice Family Caregiver Program.

Virtual participants sign up and run or walk the 3.1 miles on their own, and then submit that they have completed it on the race website between Oct. 18 to Nov. 15.

There is an option to participate as a non-runner supporter as well. This is essentially the option to register without any actual participation required. Everyone will still receive an event shirt and goody bag, but participants have the option to pay an additional fee to have their shirt mailed to them.

To register, visit halifaxhealth.org/hospice5k.

Mayor's Golf Tournament Nov. 6 at Daytona course

The Daytona Beach Mayor’s Charity Golf Tournament is set for 8:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 6, with proceeds to benefit the Halifax Health Foundation and Dolly Parton's Imagination Library.

This will be the 41st year a Daytona Beach mayor has hosted a charity golf tournament at the city-owned Daytona Beach Golf Club, 600 Wilder Blvd.

Donations will be used for Halifax Health Foundation to buy new, life-saving technology and for Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, a national initiative that provides age-appropriate free books to registered children from birth to their fifth birthday. All children living in the 32114 zip code are eligible.

For more information on the golf tournament, to register or become a sponsor, call Brian Jaquet, club director, at (386) 671-3502.

Golf tournament

The Port Orange Community Trust will host its inaugural golf tournament at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, at Spruce Creek Country Club, 1900 Country Club Drive, Port Orange.

Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m.

Single player cost is $75, which includes breakfast, lunch, goodie bag and hat. Foursome is $300. Game cards are $25.

Sponsorships are available.

For more information or to register, visit kindest.com/events/port-orange-community-trusts-1st-annual-golf-tournament.

Blaine O'Neal Memorial Golf Tournament

The Blaine O'Neal Memorial Golf Tournament will be at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, at Cypress Head, 6251 Palm Vista St., Port Orange.

The cost is $85 per player, which includes continental breakfast, golf, range balls, Polo, swag bag and boxed lunch.

All proceeds benefit the South Daytona Community Trust furthering their efforts to support residents.

The tournament is named in memory of Blaine O’Neal who served as mayor of South Daytona for five years before his sudden death in 2010. Mr. O'Neal was a life-long South Daytona resident.

For more information or to register, call (386) 322-3070.

Flag football registration

The City of New Smyrna Beach is now registering children for Registration for 2020 Youth Flag Football at fun.cityofnsb.com.

Evaluations are scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 7.

Precautions against the spread of Covid-19 include reduced roster sizes and social distancing measures.

For more information, visit quickscores.com/newsmyrnabeach or contact Athletic Coordinator Miranda Carhart at mcarhart@cityofnsb.com or (386) 410-2987.

Tennis club meets

The Redneck Tennis Club for seniors 55 and older plays tennis at 7:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at Detwiler Park, 701 Horton Ave., New Smyrna Beach.

New members welcome. Participants should bring racket and something to drink. All experience levels welcome. Free to play.

For more information, call (386) 663-4918 or (386) 847-8759.

Baseball clinic

The Oak Hill Sports Club will host a free baseball clinic for boys and girls ages 6 to 13 from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Oct. 24, at Mary Dewees Park, 198 N. Gaines St., Oak Hill.

For more information, call (386) 314-5734.

Finalists announced for The NASCAR Foundation’s humanitarian award

The NASCAR Foundation announced Oct. 11 the four finalists for its 10th Annual Betty Jane France Humanitarian Award, initiating a nearly month-long online fan vote to determine the award winner.

The finalists were introduced on FOX Sports Race Hub during its pre-race coverage of the Bank of America ROVAL 400, the finale of the “Round of 12” in the NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs.

The 10th annual Betty Jane France Humanitarian Award finalists include:

•Daryl Farler of Franklin, Tenn.

•Charlene Greer of Ormond Beach.

•Larry Jordan of Dacula, Ga.

•Rich Langley of Virginia Beach, Va.

Local finalist Ms. Greer is a lifelong NASCAR fan, represents the Boys and Girls Clubs of Volusia / Flagler. Ms. Greer has volunteered and advocated for the organization for nine years and now serves on its Board of Directors. She helps to organize and fund its annual Honor Roll Banquet and Christmas celebration.

Fans may vote through Nov. 4, at NASCARfoundation.org/Award. Winner will be announced virtually.

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