The Gator football team has a big road test, Gator volleyball and soccer are in action and the NFL season is underway…all in our Friday Sports News and Notes…
** The Gator football team has its first road test of the year when it travels to play at Miami Saturday. ESPN 850 WRUF has all the live action starting with the First And Ten pregame show at 9am.
** The Gator volleyball team is now 4-0 after sweeping Texas-San Antonio on Thursday. Next up for UF two tough matches against number two Stanford and number one Penn State in the Nike Big Four Classic this weekend.
** The Gator soccer team has two home matches, Friday against Oklahoma and Sunday against Oklahoma State. You can hear Friday’s game live at 6:50pm on ESPN 850 WRUF.
** The NFL regular season got off to a record breaking start as quarterback Peyton Manning ties a record with seven touchdown passes in Denver’s 49-27 win over Baltimore on Thursday.
** In high school football, Buchholz is now 2-0 after beating Clay County 33-21 on Thursday. There is more local action tonight with the feature game being Eastside taking on Gainesville High.
** In MLB action, the LA Angels beat Tampa Bay 6-2. The Rays start a series today in Seattle while Atlanta is in Philadelphia and Miami hosts Washington. Boston rallied to beat the New York Yankees 9-8 to increase its lead to six and a half games in the AL East.