Category Archives: Sports
Jeremy Foley introduced Michael White as the new head coach of the Gators men’s basketball team on Monday. White had been the head coach at Louisiana Tech since 2011.
University of Florida gymnastics coach Rhonda Faehn has resigned to take a position with USA Gymnastics.
The University of Florida club baseball team lost to the University of Central Florida Knights during the April 18-19 series in Gainesville, ending the Gators’ season. The UF club baseball team kicked off its alumni weekend on April 17, which included a home run derby pitting current players against club alumni.
Florida Crew had five boats advance to the grand finals at the Southern Intercollegiate Rowing Association (SIRA) Championship Regatta in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. A handful of races were cancelled due to weather conditions, but the varsity four and Novice eight boats took home silver and bronze, respectively.
Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez was convicted of first-degree murder on Wednesday. He was sentenced to life in prison for the slaying of Odin Lloyd.
The Florida Gators completed their final spring practice on Thursday. Spring ball ends for the Gators on Saturday when the Gators take the field at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium for the Orange and Blue game.
Wahines of the Waves is hosting Boobs for Barrels, a philanthropy event benefitting the Florida Breast Cancer Foundation. The event starts at 9 a.m. on March 28 at Butler Beach near St. Augustine.
Gainesville athlete Kieme Barr is one of the top-10 high jumpers in the country. He will represent the United States in July in the Down Under 2015 Australian Tournament if he can raise enough money.
UF will not receive any penalties because of steps the institution took once the claim was brought to its attention.
It was another close game at home for the Gators, who managed to squeeze past Vanderbilt 50-47 on Wednesday night. This win stops the team’s four game losing streak.