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You want to fight? These guys do

If you’d like to see fists flying through the air and don’t feel like going downtown to initiate such a confrontation yourself, then count yourself lucky. Organized violence is on the way to town. Mixed Martial Arts promotion group Island Fights returns to Pensacola to present Island Fights 28 at the Pensacola Bay Center May […]

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Player profile: Jordan DeLorenzo

University of West Florida Argonauts are capable of amazing feats, but that does not mean they do not want to relish in their achievements. Baseball player Jordan DeLorenzo has been named the Gulf South Conference Pitcher of the Week four times this season and is the only baseball player to win the award more than […]

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UWF golf teams prepare to repeat as Gulf South Conference champs

The University of West Florida men’s and women’s golf teams will compete in the Gulf South Conference Championship at Tunica National in Tunica, Miss. on April 21-22. Steve Fell, head coach of the men’s golf team, said winning the Gulf South Conference title would push the team forward to play in future tournaments. “We want […]

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Outdoor Adventures to host a thrilling triumvirate of trips

Outdoor Adventures has offered trips throughout the 2013-14 school year, and it’s not too late to go on your first. The club is taking students on trips locally, in-state and a little father away.   TUBING With the last Outdoor Adventures trip of the 2013-14 school year happening just before finals, there could be no […]

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A season in review: women’s swimming and diving

The University of West Florida women’s swimming and diving team can now look back at a successful first season. The team finished 23rd at the NCAA Championships in Ohio and finished 21st in the final College Swimming Coaches Association poll. Coach Andrew Hancock and two student-athletes reflected on their accomplishments from the inaugural season. The […]

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Q&A: UWF Football Head Coach Pete Shinnick

The day University of West Florida students have been waiting for is finally here. On Feb. 6, Pete Shinnick, was formally introduced as UWF’s first football coach. Since the team isn’t set to start their first season until the fall of 2016, Shinnick took the time to answer some question from UWF students about the […]

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While you were away…

While some students were relaxing during spring break, UWF athletics stayed busy. Here’s what you missed over spring break. Swimming and diving The inaugural University of West Florida women’s swimming and diving team continued to make history over spring break, traveling to Ohio for the NCAA Division II National Championships. UWF sent four swimmers and […]

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An email exchange: March Madness

Murphy Powell – Wednesday, March 12 Another regular season is over in college basketball. At the time of writing, it’s Wednesday, March 12, and only seven or eight teams are in. Scott and I will do our best to review the NCAA Basketball Tournament by Monday. So Florida is currently No. 1, and I think […]

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UWF Handball team wins three titles in NC

The University of West Florida handball club made a mark at the United States Handball Association Collegiate Championship in Raleigh, N.C., and earned three individual titles. The tournament is the largest collegiate handball competition in the U.S., so it is no surprise that 260 participants representing the U.S., Canada, England, and Ireland all played in […]

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UWF handball wins championship titles

The University of West Florida’s Handball Sport Club won three individual titles at the United States Handball Association (USHA) Collegiate Championships which were held Feb. 19-23 in Raleigh, NC. The team challenged 260 players from all over the United States, Canada, Ireland, and England. UWF’s Michael Mathis, Jared Iserman, and Autumn Duyn were each recognized for […]

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