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High School Football Starts This Week

By on August 29th, 2013

Friday Night Lights will light up across North Central Florida as high school teams begin their respective seasons this weekend.  Local teams didn’t waste any time in renewing city rivalries and hosting great matchups in this first week. how to … Continue reading

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St. Francis Football Running With a New Pack

By on August 28th, 2013

There’s a lot of change coming this season for the St. Francis Wolves. New head coach, new offense, new conference. After going 3-7 last season, former head coach Matt Olesnevich went to coach St. Augustine. Now the head man for the … Continue reading

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30 For 30: Gainesville High

By on May 3rd, 2013

As part of our 30 high schools in 30 days here on ESPN850-WRUF, we’ll look at local high schools and what they are doing in spring practice. First, we look at a team that’s got a big spring following a … Continue reading

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Gator men’s hoops adds Rutgers transfer

By on April 30th, 2013

The Florida Gator men’s basketball team picked up some much needed back-court depth today. Former Rutgers guard Eli Carter announced that he’s transferring to the University of Florida. Carter has been looking to transfer out of Rutgers for weeks now, amid the … Continue reading

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Hawthorne Boy’s Hoops Team to Final Four, Three Local Teams Overall

By on February 26th, 2013

As the basketball world readies itself for March Madness, the Februrary Frenzy of the high school game reaches its peak. Those still alive head to their state tournaments, hoping to be crowned champion. One of those teams is the Hawthorne … Continue reading

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National Signing Day Wednesday; Muschamp Press Conference

By on February 6th, 2013

NOTE: Gator head coach Will Muschamp will hold a National Signing Day press conference today and ESPN Radio 850/900 will have live coverage starting at 3 p.m. Following the back-and-forth decision process for months of some top notch high … Continue reading

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SEC Hoops Preview

By on January 16th, 2013

The Southeastern Conference is in full flip mode in men’s college basketball.  Kentucky  Tennessee, and Vanderbilt were the top three seeds in the SEC tourney last year.  Now they are 2-6 in conference games. Meanwhile: Auburn, Ole Miss, and Mississippi … Continue reading

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Florida Adds 2014 CB Duke Dawson

By on January 9th, 2013

Recruiting never takes a day off. The Florida coaching staff proved that true as everyone begins to focus on the 2013 class (with national signing day a month away), Florida added its fourth commit for 2014. Defensive back Duke Dawson, a player … Continue reading

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Gator Volleyball Swept By Texas Longhorns

By on December 8th, 2012

Florida and head coach Mary Wise knew it was going to be a tough battle.  Florida had played Texas earlier in the season, being swept.   But since then, the Gators have enjoyed what senior Sundai Weston called a dream season.  Even with the … Continue reading

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Week 13 NFL Recap

By on December 3rd, 2012

It’s that time of the NFL season where the elite teams can start taking their feet off the pedal.  Division titles and playoff berths were clinched across the league on Sunday, but no team from Florida was locking anything up. We’ll … Continue reading

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