Category Archives: Sports
Local AAU basketball leader Dave Stirt says, “When we started the Stampede back in ’97, there were two or three organizations. Now, I would say this town has at least 15 or 18 travel teams.”
WUFT News spoke with some local coaches about their thoughts on new rules being considered by the agency overseeing high school sports in Florida in the wake of Major League Baseball’s latest drug scandal.
Take one look at Dan Cross’s All Fundamentals Basketball Camp at St. Francis High School in Gainesville this week, and it’s clear he is all about giving back to the community.
Orlando Magic Wheels, a wheelchair basketball team from Orlando, gives people with disabilities the opportunity to shoot some hoops and battle for on-court supremacy. The next National Wheelchair Basketball Associate season starts in September.
After a heartbreaking second place win last year, the team came back to win its first NCAA championship title.
WUFT’s Chris Kirschner speaks with former Major League Baseball player Carl Erskine, who shares his experience playing with Jackie Robinson, the player who broke the MLB color barrier.
More than 100 UF students woke up early Friday morning and dressed in orange and blue for an appearance on NBC’s “Today” show in an excerpt showing school spirit before the men’s basketball game against Florida Gulf Coast University.
Newberry Nations Park will host its grand opening baseball tournament Friday through Sunday. Its 16 baseball fields make the park one of the largest complexes in the country.
Gatornationals, Gainesville’s annual drag racing event, will be held at Auto-Plus Raceway March 14 to 17. The event is expected to attract at least 500 racers.
Buchholz High School defeated Davie Nova High School, 63-49.