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Fifty Students ‘Drafted’ for Valencia UFit Intramural Basketball League

Fifty Students ‘Drafted’ for Valencia UFit Intramural Basketball League

Kayla Reyes Marseil, Contributing Writer

January 23, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Sports, Top Stories

    Valencia’s UFit intramural sports and fitness program kicks off its first night of the season with the basketball draft.   Tuesday evening, just under 50 students made their way to the gym in building six to be “drafted” for spring semesters basketball teams. Admission...

Notre Dame Snatches Victory from LSU in Closing Minutes

Notre Dame Snatches Victory from LSU in Closing Minutes

Robert Manfreda, Contributing Writer

January 2, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

Orlando–In a hard-fought battle between two teams ranked in the top-20, The Notre Dame Fighting Irish defeated the Louisiana State Tigers 21-17. In front of a crowd of 57,726 fans in Orlando’s Camping World Stadium, the Irish were able to sneak away with the win after sophomore quarterback Ian Book...

After Bowl Victory in Orlando, Oklahoma State’s Dynamic Duo’s Stock is Rising

After Bowl Victory in Orlando, Oklahoma State’s Dynamic Duo’s Stock is Rising

Robert Manfreda, Contributing Author

January 2, 2018


Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories

Leading up to the Camping World Bowl, Oklahoma State seniors Mason Rudolph and James Washington Jr. were merely a blip on the radar screen of draft gurus and analysts. According to Walter Football, a website devoted to NFL Draft speculation, Washington Jr. was only projected to be a third round draft...

#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 Campus News, Entertainment, Sports

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 29, 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...

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