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Local Youth Sports Programs Offer Affordable Options For Players

By on June 9th, 2015 | Last updated: June 9, 2015 at 6:34 pm

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.

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Photos: Florida Baseball Advances to World Series After Weekend Wins

By on June 8th, 2015 | Last updated: June 8, 2015 at 1:19 pm

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.

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Gators Sweep NCAA Baseball Gainesville Regional

By on June 1st, 2015 | Last updated: June 1, 2015 at 3:58 pm

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.

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Gators Introduce Michael White As New Men’s Basketball Coach

By on May 11th, 2015 | Last updated: May 27, 2015 at 3:33 pm

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.

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UF Gymnastics Coach Rhonda Faehn Resigns

By on April 24th, 2015 | Last updated: April 24, 2015 at 10:58 am

University of Florida gymnastics coach Rhonda Faehn has resigned to take a position with USA Gymnastics.

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UF Club Baseball Hosts Home Run Derby, Alumni Weekend

By on April 21st, 2015 | Last updated: April 21, 2015 at 10:25 am

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.

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Florida Crew Advance To Grand Finals At SIRA Championship

By on April 19th, 2015 | Last updated: April 21, 2015 at 5:38 pm

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.

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NFL Player Aaron Hernandez Convicted Of Murder, Gets Life

By on April 15th, 2015 | Last updated: April 15, 2015 at 2:00 pm

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.

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Gators Wrap Up Spring Practices In Advance Of Orange And Blue Game

By on April 10th, 2015 | Last updated: April 10, 2015 at 3:30 pm

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.

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UF Organization To Host Barrels For Boobs Surfing Competition For Breast Cancer Charity

By on March 20th, 2015 | Last updated: March 20, 2015 at 5:59 pm

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.

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