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University of Florida researchers have begun developing mouthguards aimed at monitoring player vitals, including concussions, dehydration and heat stroke. The mouthguards are in the prototype phase, and researchers hope to begin testing next year.
The Hal Brady Recreation Complex in Alachua and Champions Park in Newberry are hosting teams for the Babe Ruth League World Series. Sixty-one teams will compete in various tournament styles beginning on July 31 and ending with the championship games on August 4.
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.
Angela Martin goes by the name Angrilla RX8 when competing with the Gainesville Roller Rebels, a local all-star roller derby team. When she’s not on the track, the animal-loving Army veteran is working to finish a master’s degree in international relations.
The University of Florida’s Ben Hill Griffin Stadium is ranked one of the loudest in the nation. Will this become a problem for fans and what can be done to protect fans.
One less youth football league will hit the field this fall. The North Central Florida YMCA youth flag football league has been sidelined due to lack of registered participants, which typically consists of at least 100 children. This change may […]
Champions Park, formerly known as Nations Park, hopes to increase tourism after replacing the management director of the park and updating the contract to include new requirements.
Local research company Banyan Biomarkers Inc. received a $300,000 grant in January that will go toward continuing studies on protein testing after head injuries. Researchers say the technology will benefit people with a high risk of frequent head trauma, such as athletes and military personnel.
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.