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#TakingAKnee: Valencia College students weigh in

#TakingAKnee:  Valencia College students weigh in

Jade Nunez Soares, Contributing Writer

October 3, 2017


Filed under National News, News, Politics, Sports, Top Stories

On Aug. 26, 2016 after a 21-10 loss to the San Diego Chargers, former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick released in an exclusive interview with Steve Wyche, a reporter for NFL.com, on the reasons behind why he sat out during the national anthem for his first three preseason games. "I...

Orlando Magic: Quick fix at the 6 spot?

Orlando Magic: Quick fix at the 6 spot?

Cameron Thomas, Contributing Writer

May 18, 2017


Filed under Local News, Orlando Magic, Sports, Top Stories

The Orlando Magic collected the rights to the sixth pick in the 2017 NBA Draft slated for June 22nd on ESPN. Head Coach Frank Vogel represented the Magic at this year’s NBA Draft Lottery selection show. Magic fans can find hope in this year’s draft position as recent sixth overall picks include a ...

UCF Spring Football Game Ends with an Upset

UCF Spring Football Game Ends with an Upset

Sam Schaffer, Contributing Writer

April 23, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, UCF, UCF Athletics

The UCFierce pulled off an upset against the UCFast in UCF”s spring football game Saturday, affording fans a glimpse into how the team is shaping up this year. The UCFast was comprised of mostly first team offense and defense, while the UCFierce was comprised mostly of second team players. Things...

Girls vs. Guys: Super Bowl Parties

Gregg Ong, Contributing Writer

February 3, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Sports, Valencia News

Welcome to the first installment of “Girls vs. Guys”, an opinion series where we interview two guys and two girls on their thoughts about a certain topic. This week’s subject is Super Bowl parties. We wanted to know how people celebrate and watch the Super Bowl. Let’s start with the guys. Carlos Jim...

Brad Kaaya has future to think about after leading Miami to bowl victory

Brad Kaaya has future to think about after leading Miami to bowl victory

By Anthony Abruzzo

December 29, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The Miami Hurricanes defeated the 16th ranked team in the Nation in West Virginia by the final score of 31-14 to win the Russell Athletic Bowl, ending their 10 year bowl drought in the process. The Hurricanes got off to a very rough start as their offense could not do anything in the first quarter of the game. Th...

Miami Hurricanes win first bowl game since 2006 with victory in Russell Athletic Bowl

Miami Hurricanes win first bowl game since 2006 with victory in Russell Athletic Bowl

By Danny Morales, [email protected]

December 28, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

ORLANDO — Brad Kaaya threw for 282 yards and four touchdowns as the Miami Hurricanes won their first bowl game in 10 years with a 31-14 victory over West Virginia in the Russell Athletic Bowl on Wednesday night at Camping World Stadium. Miami’s offense struggled early in the game as the ‘Canes...

LIVE BLOG: Miami vs. West Virginia (Russell Athletic Bowl)

LIVE BLOG: Miami vs. West Virginia (Russell Athletic Bowl)

December 28, 2016


Filed under Sports

The Miami Hurricanes football program are looking to win their first bowl game in 10 years, while the West Virginia Mountaineers are looking to clinch the sixth 11-win season in program history with a victory in the Russell Athletic Bowl. Second Quarter: First Quarter: 0:00: West Virginia take...

PREVIEW: Miami and West Virginia face-off in Russell Athletic Bowl

PREVIEW: Miami and West Virginia face-off in Russell Athletic Bowl

By Anthony Abruzzo, Contributing writer

December 28, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The Miami Hurricanes and the West Virginia Mountaineers are set to face off against one another at the Russell Athletic Bowl. Each program has had their up and downs over the years but they look to put that behind them as each team is looking to win the title tomorrow night. Starting with the ...

UCF Knights close season with loss to Arkansas State in Cure Bowl

UCF Knights close season with loss to Arkansas State in Cure Bowl

By Danny Morales, [email protected]

December 17, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, UCF, UCF Athletics

ORLANDO — Justice Hansen threw three touchdown passes to lead the Arkansas State Red Wolves to a 31-13 victory in the 2016 AutoNation Cure Bowl on Saturday at Camping World Stadium. UCF’s special teams struggled throughout the game as they had a punt blocked early in the game that lead to Arkan...

UCF drop ‘War on I-4’ rivalry game to USF

UCF drop ‘War on I-4’ rivalry game to USF

By Danny Morales, [email protected]

November 26, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, UCF, UCF Athletics

TAMPA, Fla — Quinton Flowers and Marlon Mack combined for 307 yards rushing as the USF Bulls defeated the UCF Knights 48-31 to claim the first-ever ‘War on I-4’ rivalry trophy game on Saturday at Raymond James Stadium. UCF opened up the game with a touchdown on the first drive of the game, goin...

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