Enfinger takes ARCA race, wreck causes drama off-track

Grant Enfinger survived the chaos at Daytona to win his 3rd career ARCA race, but the big story was the drama that happened off the track.

As is usually the case with ARCA at Daytona, carnage happened early. On lap 13, the 99 of Buster Graham spun out to end the night for 8 of the 40 cars – and caused quite a bit of drama on pit road. A scuffle between Graham and Chase Elliott’s crews ensued when the 99 team claimed Chase Elliott got into the back of Graham to cause the spin out.

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February Style TV

Tori hosts the February episode of Style TV, a 30-minute community TV show based on award-winning Lake & Sumter Style Magazine featuring local people, places, and events. The February episode was filmed at beautiful Lake Sumter Landing in The Villages, and also features Tori interviewing residents and visitors in the popular retirement community town square on the local nightlife.

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BLOG: Having Faith

“God is faithful.” You’ve heard it a thousand times in songs, in sermons, blogs, and more. Maybe you’ve heard a pastor say at some point that you should write down your prayers so that months or years from now, you can go back and read them and see how they’ve been answered and be reminded how faithful God is.

But what happens when you don’t feel like God is faithful? I am one of those people who keep a “prayer journal.” For me,

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FSU player cuts turf from Florida Field while UF band plays Alma Mater

FSU linebacker Telvin Smith took part in Florida State’s “Sod Cemetery” tradition on Saturday after FSU’s 37-7 win over the Gators by cutting a chunk of sod from Florida Field. Meanwhile, the Florida band played the Alma Mater in the background and the crowd ironically sang “All Hail, Florida, Hail!” as Smith defaced the Gator’s home turf.

According to tradition, Seminole players cut a piece of sod from the fields of championship and rivalry away games where they are victorious and bury it in the Sod Cemetery.

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Tori’s WUFT 2013 Demo Reel

Tori Petry’s demo reel from working for WUFT Sports. Tori covered the 2013 National Championship-winning Gator gymnastics team as well as the 2013 Gator football team, anchored sports for WUFT’s First at Five, and worked as a feature reporter for WUFT Sports.

Her features include Frank Hawley’s Drag Racing School where she takes a 143 mph shotgun ride in a drag racing car at Gainesville Raceway, and Gator Swim coach Gemma Spofforth,

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November Style TV

Tori hosts the November episode of Style TV, a 30-minute community TV show based on award-winning Lake & Sumter Style Magazine featuring local people, places, and events. The November episode was filmed at the headquarters of the Institute of Cardiovascular Excellence in Ocala, and also features Tori as the host of the Focus on Fitness segment. In this month’s Focus on Fitness, Tori attempts to learn Zumba at Pulse Fitness Gym in Ocala.

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October Style TV

Tori hosts the October episode of Style TV, a 30-minute community TV show based on award-winning Lake & Sumter Style Magazine. The show features local people, places, and events. The October episode was filmed at Munroe in the Oaks at 138th, and also features Tori as the host of the Focus on Fitness segment. This month’s Focus on Fitness was filmed at Crossfit Pinnacle where Coach TK shows Tori the ropes of a basic crossfit workout.

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Why October is the best month for sports

It’s clear from my Pinterest news feed that the general female population is obsessed with the month of October because of the cozy sweaters, pumpkin-flavored treats, and “boyfriend weather” the time of year brings. Yeah yeah, those things are all fine & dandy, but this girl loves October for more reasons than being able to Instagram her pumpkin spice latte. Let me break down why October is my favorite month for sports (in no particular order).

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