Category Archives: Sports
The cost of youth sports is skyrocketing, keeping some children from playing. Some non-profit organizations and subsidized programs are applying for grants to sponsor less expensive options and give everyone a chance on the field.
The Florida Gators baseball team swept the NCAA Super Regional against FSU over the weekend. UF will go on to the College World Series, playing the University of Miami on Saturday.
The Florida Gators baseball team completed the sweep of the NCAA Gainesville Regional on Sunday. UF will host the winner of the Tallahassee Regional this weekend.
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.