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Local athletes shine for UWF cross-country

The UWF cross-country team, which earned a fifth-place finish at the NCAA South Regional in November, features a few locals to the Pensacola area. Runners Roman Kowalski, Andre Bordelon, Don Kerrigan and Cody Haden came to UWF from neighboring high schools. Kowalski, a junior, attended Pensacola Catholic High School before becoming an Argonaut. “I attended […]

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Men’s cross-country wins in Clinton, Miss.

Staff Reports CLINTON, Miss. – The West Florida men’s cross-country team won its second meet in a row with a dominant performance at the Watson Ford Invitational hosted by Mississippi College Friday evening. UWF had runners place first, second, third, fourth and fifth to finish with a perfect team score of 15. Mississippi Valley State […]

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New coach injects enthusiasm into Argos Cross-Country

By Scott Pauley The 2013 UWF men’s and women’s cross-country teams have a new head coach — new, but definitely familiar. Caleb Carmichael was hired for the position over the summer after three years as an assistant coach with the program and will be looking to recreate some of the success he had as a […]

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The 2013 Bunny Dash 5k provides students and members of the community a fun way to burn off all those pre-Easter-candy calories

Pensacola prides itself in its foot races, with the hosting of the Double Bridge Run, McGuire’s St. Patrick’s Day 5K, the recent Jubilee Run, Walk or Drag with Color and several others. The University of West Florida holds two races every year: the Ghost Chase 5K in the fall semester and the Bunny Dash 5K […]

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UWF sports briefs

Softball finishes third in GSC The University of West Florida softball team lost three consecutive games on the road before ending the season with a little momentum with a 10-1 victory over North Alabama. UWF lost to Alabama-Huntsville 19-2 and 11-3 on April 11 and lost to UNA 8-0 in game one of a doubleheader […]

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West Florida runners compete at FSU relays

The University of West Florida cross country teams competed at the annual Florida State Relays on March 25. The men’s team was highlighted by a fourth-place finish by Martinique Sykes in the 1,500-meter run. Sykes, who was competing unattached, ran a 3:53.71. Also for UWF, freshman Roman Kowalski provided some excitement, winning his heat in […]

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Cross country teams head to the track

Men The University of West Florida cross country teams did well at their first track meet of the season, the Southern Miss Invitational. Chris Roach highlighted the event for the Argonauts, winning the 5,000-meter race in 15:46. Cody Haden also competed in the 5K, finishing sixth in a time of 16:09. Roman Kowalski led the […]

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Women finish 23rd at national cross country meet

Harsh temperatures and oxygen deprivation were not enough to slow down the University West Florida women’s cross country Team in their first ever appearance at NCAA Division II Nationals. The women finished 23rd out of 24 teams that competed in Spokane, Wash. on Nov. 19, according to goargos.com. On paper, the second to last place […]

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Marsh helps lead cross country team to new heights

The University of West Florida women’s cross country team had a lot of standouts, and one was freshman frontrunner Aimee Marsh. “Aimee is a big part of our best freshmen class ever,” John Bergen, head cross country coach, said in an email interview. “She helped the team reach nationals for the first time in the […]

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Cross country team to compete at nationals Saturday

When John Bergen took over the head coaching job at the University of West Florida before the 2008 season, he inherited two cross country teams, men’s and women’s, both coming off of third-place finishes in the Gulf South Conference. Three years later, Bergen coached the men’s team to a GSC runner-up finish and third-place finish […]

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