CF baseball ready for new season

CF baseball ready for new season

Ocala, Florida — With baseball’s fall season quickly approaching, the Central Florida baseball team is ready to get back on the diamond. Marty Smith will be entering his 22nd season as head coach for the Patriots, where he went 28-21 last year, and he has a career record of 612-441-4. Smith led the Patriots to […]

CF hosts softball camps

CF hosts softball camps

Ocala, Florida — Even the best can get better: 47 high school and middle school softball players from all over Marion County were present at CF Field Saturday for the Central Florida Softball camp. The camp began with a 10-minute warm-up period of stretching, before the campers broke into groups for drills. “First and foremost […]

Players on the move with trade deadline approaching

Players on the move with trade deadline approaching

  The Rockies and Blue Jays opened up the final week of trading with a blockbuster deal, sending superstar shortstop Troy Tulowitzki to Toronto. The Rockies in return received shortstop Jose Reyes and much needed pitching prospects Miguel Castro, Jeff Hoffman, and Jesus Tinoco. The Blue Jays also received reliever LaTroy Hawkins in the trade. […]

CF softball players are moving on

CF softball players are moving on

Ocala, Florida — Former College of Central Florida softball players continuing softball careers at The University of South Carolina, USC Spartans. Amy Szymanowski is from Florida State, and Holly McKinnon and Lindsay O’Steen are from the College of Central Florida. Szymanowksi will have one year of eligibility remaining after transferring to USC, while McKinnon and […]

United States wins women’s World Cup

United States wins women’s World Cup

The United States dominated Japan, the reigning World Cup champions, 5-2 to win their first Women’s World Cup title since 1999. United States won its third world cup title in the highest-scoring final in tournament’s history Sunday. All tournament the U.S. was known as being the defensive juggernaut only conceding one goal the whole tournament […]

Alex Rodriguez joins 3,000 hit club

Alex Rodriguez joins 3,000 hit club

Alex Rodriguez joined a historic group after collecting his 3,000th hit when he hit a home run off Justin Verlander in the first inning of Friday’s game. Verlander challenged Rodriguez with a first pitch fastball and Rodriguez belted it into the right field stands. Of the 18,000 men who have played America’s past time only […]

Chicago Blackhawks win Stanley Cup

Chicago Blackhawks win Stanley Cup

The Chicago Blackhawks won their third Stanley Cup trophy in the last three years when they beat the Lightning 2-0 in last night’s Game 6 in Chicago. Tampa Bay did not lose three straight games all season but ended their Stanley Cup hopes after losing their final three games of the series. What was once […]

Blackhawks even Stanley Cup Series

Blackhawks even Stanley Cup Series

The Chicago Blackhawks were able to beat a Tampa Bay Lightning team without their star goaltender Ben Bishop. Due to an undisclosed injury to Bishop, the Lightning were forced to start 20-year-old rookie goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy. Vasilevskiy made an appearance in Game 2 where he ended up getting the victory. Vasilevskiy played very well in […]

Lightning Take Game 2 of Stanley Cup Finals

Lightning Take Game 2 of Stanley Cup Finals

The Tampa Bay Lightning won Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Finals against the Chicago Blackhawks by a score of 4-3 and even up the seven game series at 1-1. Tampa Bay’s triplets line totaled 2 goals and an assist Saturday night. Nikita Kucherov tallied a goal and an assist while Tyler Johnson scored his […]

American Pharoah Claims the Triple Crown

American Pharoah Claims the Triple Crown

The 37 year drought for the Triple Crown is over after American Pharoah won the Belmont Stakes on Saturday. American Pharoah claimed one of the sporting world’s rarest feats. American Pharoah became the 12th horse and first horse since Affirmed did it in 1978 to win all three legs of the Triple Crown. American Pharoah […]

Blackhawks rally late to win Game 1

Blackhawks rally late to win Game 1

The Chicago Blackhawks were able to pull off a late rally and steal Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals from the Tampa Bay Lightning.  The Blackhawks were able to tie the game and then take the lead in the third period by scoring 2 goals in less than 2 minutes. A costly turnover in […]

Okafor, Duke Blue Devils Win National Championship

Okafor, Duke Blue Devils Win National Championship

When the final buzzer sounded, it wasn’t the last unbeaten team in the nation to cut down the net, nor was it the player of the year. It was the Duke Blue Devils winning it all this year. Duke was able to edge out Wisconsin for the second time this season, but this time winning […]

NFL players on the move

NFL players on the move

March 10th was the official start of the 2015/2016 NFL season, which means free agency has started and teams are officially able to sign free agents to their teams and they haven’t wasted any time. Some big name players already agreed to terms with teams before free agency began but weren’t able to make it […]

Man shot former Florida Gator kicker in face

Man shot former Florida Gator kicker in face

[Last updated on March 9, 2015, at 10:00 a.m.] Ocala, Florida — The Ocala Police Department is currently investigating a shooting in the 2100 block of SE 15th Lane. The 911 call came in just before 1 a.m. Initial reports to Ocala Post stated that a A 19-year-old male had allegedly accidentally shot himself in […]

Former Trinity Catholic football player, Chris “Juice” Johnson dead, at 22

Former Trinity Catholic football player, Chris “Juice” Johnson dead, at 22

  [Last updated on March 1, 2015, at 2:32 p.m.] The Duquesne Dukes football team is mourning the loss of Chris “Juice” Johnson, 22, after he passed away Saturday. Facebook feeds were “blowing up” Saturday with speculation of his untimely death hours before any official news release. Ocala Post received more than two dozen e-mails […]

Joey Logano wins the Great American Race

Joey Logano wins the Great American Race

  Joey Logano found his way to victory lane after winning Sunday’s Daytona 500. Logano became the second youngest to ever win the 500, behind Trevor Bayne who won in 2011 at the age of 20. Logano started the race in the fifth position and led 31 of the 203 lap race. Logano also earned […]

Ohio State Wins 2015 National Championship

Ohio State Wins 2015 National Championship

The promise of returning the Ohio State Buckeyes to national prominence was enough for Urban Meyer to end a brief coaching sabbatical back in 2011. Three seasons later, the job is done, although the program is just getting started. Oregon played at the speed of light, with Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Marcus Mariota leading the […]

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