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A Kentucky Derby horse you may want in your corner

A local celebrity will be making his way to Churchill Downs soon, and his jockey and owners are all invited. As WUFT-FM’s Courtenay Tucker reports, an unexpected spot in the Kentucky Derby may not be the last surprise Toby’s Corner has in store. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPTobysCorner.mp3]

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UF gymnasts head to NCAA semi-finals

The University of Florida is home to many champions, and the Gator Gymnastics team is proving just that. The Number 5 seeded UF Gymnastics team will compete in the second session of the NCAA Championships’ Semi-Final Competition at 6 p.m. on Friday in Cleveland, Ohio. While the Gators share the nation’s lead with five returning All-Americans, the veterans are not the only ones stepping up. WUFT-FM’s Milani Beaudrault has more.

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Popularity of lacrosse spreads locally

The sport of lacrosse has grown the past few years. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT FM’s Lysette Portales reports, lacrosse has become very popular locally. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/LacrosseGrowingWrap.mp3]

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Arrested UF basketball players caught on tape

More is becoming known about an incident involving University of Florida athletes and a team manager. Two men’s basketball players were caught trying to break into a car outside of a bar while the team manager was on the lookout. The men did not steal anything from the car, but …

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Former coaches return to UF basketball program

University of Florida Men’s Basketball Head Coach Billy Donovan announced two additions to his coaching staff today. John Pelphrey returns to the basketball program while former St. John’s head coach Norm Roberts also joins the staff. The pair brings 19 combined seasons as head coaches to the team.

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Increased security at UF spring football game

The annual Orange and Blue football game is the end of spring football practice for the University of Florida. This will mark the coaching debut of Will Muschamp, UF’s new head football coach. In a news release Friday afternoon, the school has announced it is heightening security in and around …

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Basketball tournament heads to Gainesville

Green Bay Packers Defensive back Nick Collins will be hosting his annual fundraising basketball tournament this weekend. The Sixth Annual Nick Collins Scholarship Fund Basketball Tournament at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center for the first time this Saturday March 19, 2011. Senior Event Coordinator Chris Singleton says money raised from …

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