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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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Johnson earns conference Player of the Week Award after DSU win

Women’s basketball team drops three GSC games to end reg. season Men’s basketball The University of West Florida men’s basketball team came home with a win against No. 22 Delta State University 67-61 in the final game of the regular season on March 1. Senior Nate Johnson led the team with 31 points, marking his […]

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Young III shines against Shorter, West Georgia

The University of West Florida men’s basketball team split a weekend homestand against Shorter University and West Georgia. UWF senior Ellis Young III averaged 29 points in the two games while shooting 18-29 from the field and bringing down 13 rebounds over the weekend. UWF fell to Shorter 98-96 on Thursday, Feb. 20. The Hawks […]

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Women’s basketball team goes 2-0 in weekend sweep of Shorter, UWG

The University of West Florida women’s basketball team defeated Shorter University and West Georgia over the weekend to improve its record to 16-7 (11-6 Gulf South Conference). The Feb. 20 game against Shorter ended with a 66-48 victory for the Argos. UWF took a 14-point lead into halftime and held Shorter to 24 percent shooting […]

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Player profile: Nate Johnson

On Saturday the UWF Men’s Basketball team came up short against University of West Georgia with an 83-89 loss in the Gulf Coast Conference matchup. Sophomore Mario Stramaglia contributing with 14 points of his own and freshman Deangelo Legrier with 11 rebounds and 9 points posted. The showstopper of the night, however, was senior guard […]

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UWF men’s basketball drops two conference games over weekend

The UWF men’s basketball team fell to Christian Brothers University 79-84 on January 23 in a Gulf South Conference game. The Argos had a hard time stopping the CBU offense and held their only lead of the night two minutes into the first half. The Argonauts managed to keep the CBU lead under eight points […]

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UWF women’s basketball weekend series against CBU and Delta State

The women’s basketball team lost a Gulf South Conference game to Christian Brothers University 57-49 on Jan. 23. Sophomore guard Jasmine Wigfall led the team with 15 points, and Katie Bobos put up a career-best 13. The Argos got off to a slow start in the first half, trailing CBU. The second half went back-and-forth […]

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Mobile Patriots play at UWF for disability awareness

By Alisa Festagallo In honor of National Disability Awareness Month the University of West Florida hosted the 12th Annual Wheelchair Basketball Game Oct. 24 against the Mobile Patriots wheelchair basketball team. The game consisted of four 15-minute quarters, where each quarter a new team comprised of Argonauts men’s and women’s basketball players, Army and Air […]

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Students get ready for basketball at Hoop-A-Palooza

By Danielle Lockamy On Tuesday, Oct. 16, the Argonauts hosted their first Hoop-A-Palooza to kick off the 2013-14 basketball season. “This season, I am most excited to go out and win, as well as have a lot of fun,” senior guard Nate Johnson said. According to the men’s basketball team’s Head Coach Bob Stinnett, the […]

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All-American Young III earns national honor

Staff Reports PENSACOLA, Fla. – University of West Florida senior Ellis Young III has been selected to the Division II Bulletin Preseason Super 16 Team on SmallCollegeHoops.com. Young III is the first Argonaut in history to be selected to the team. Young earns the honor after he posted a standout junior season where he was […]

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