Tag Archives: Gators

Florida’s Grass Guy Cutting Through The Competition

By on November 21st, 2014 | Last updated: November 21, 2014 at 10:19 am

Ben Hill Griffin Stadium at the University of Florida was recently recognized as the collegiate football field of the year by the Sports Turf Management Association. While the field gets the majority of the spotlight, the man in charge of its care and upkeep is as sharp as the lawn mower that he rides.

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New program helps UF students “Walk Safe” at night

By on September 12th, 2014 | Last updated: September 12, 2014 at 9:42 am

A week ago, making a trek across the University of Florida campus wasn’t much of an issue for most UF students. But after a recent string of similar assaults on and near the UF campus, many students are left on […]

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Students Rally To Pledge ‘Solidarity’ After Campus Assaults

By on September 9th, 2014 | Last updated: September 12, 2014 at 10:54 am

A plea for solidarity and strength rang out at the No Gator Walks Alone rally held in the Plaza of Americas at the University of Florida on Monday night. The event, which was planned in less than 24 hours, came […]

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GALLERY: Groundskeeping for the Gators

By on September 1st, 2014 | Last updated: September 1, 2014 at 1:58 pm
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Despite No Local Home Rink, UF Hockey Team Battles On

By on December 11th, 2013 | Last updated: December 10, 2013 at 3:21 pm

Over the years, the University of Florida has accumulated 31 national championships in 12 sports, but there is one sports terrain it has yet to dominate – the ice.

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In the News: St. John’s County’s Flat Tax Rate, Gators defend offense, Congressman oppose intervention in Syria, Businesses worry over looming concert

By on September 4th, 2013 | Last updated: September 4, 2013 at 11:46 am

St. Johns County 2014 tax rate stays flat – The St. Johns County Commission unanimously approved a $604.7 million budget and a property tax rate of 7.2551 mills. With no increase to the current tax rate, the county is estimated to […]

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UF students appear on the ‘Today’ show

By on March 29th, 2013 | Last updated: March 29, 2013 at 3:46 pm

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.

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In the News: UF basketball ranking, Petraeus scandal socialite, Mom buys school security, Graduation rates

By on January 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: January 25, 2013 at 10:24 am

UF men’s basketball up to No. 8– Florida moved up two spots to No. 8 this week in the AP men’s college basketball Top 25 poll after defeating Missouri Saturday. The team also moved up to No. 7 in the […]

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Gator football season gets sweeter with Sugar Bowl spot

By and on December 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: December 3, 2012 at 5:30 pm

New Orleans has become a top New Year’s destination for Gator football fans, as the Gators will take on the Louisville Cardinals in the Superdome on Jan. 2. Tickets to the game can be ordered through the Gator Ticket Office until Dec. 8 at 11:59 p.m.

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Crumbling cement found near Ben Hill Griffin, stadium being inspected

By and on October 17th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:27 pm

A small portion on a southeast wall of Ben Hill Griffin Stadium appeared to be damaged Wednesday morning.

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