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. […]

Florida State prevails against Miami

Florida State prevails against Miami

The Florida State Seminoles were able to pull through again. This time the Seminoles rallied from being down 16 points. For the fifth time this season, the Seminoles trailed at halftime and again halftime adjustments were key in the Seminoles comeback. This comeback meant a little more this time around as they were able to […]

Unsportsmanlike penalty for praying?

Unsportsmanlike penalty for praying?

Fort Myers, Florida — Sam Turner, a 16-year-old tight end for the Fort Myers High School Green Wave, was penalized for unsportsmanlike conduct after scoring a touchdown. Turner earned the penalty after raising his hands in the air to honor a teammate who was murdered, and then took a knee to thank God. The celebration […]

High school scoreboard week 1

High school scoreboard week 1

    Forest at North Marion has been rescheduled to Saturday August 30, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. Palatka at Vanguard and Montverde at Trinity Catholic have both be cancelled due to weather with no make-up day announced. —By Brandon Wilson— Please follow and like us:

White substance found on Florida Gators football field

White substance found on Florida Gators football field

  The Florida Gators football practices were suspended after a team member reported finding an unknown white powdery substance on the field. Local police, federal investigators, and HAZMAT responded to the scene. After an analysis of the white powder, HAZMAT officials determined that the white substance unknown to the players was actually the goal line; […]

2014 Carolina Panthers preview

2014 Carolina Panthers preview

  The Carolina Panthers had one of their best seasons in half a decade finishing with a record of 12-4 and making it to the divisional round of the playoffs. This is a team that takes pride in having one of the best defenses in the league and also Cam Newton. Those two things are […]

2014 Tampa Bay Buccaneers preview

2014 Tampa Bay Buccaneers preview

  The Tampa Bay Buccaneers finished the 2013 season with a 4-12 record. The Buccaneers were awarded the number seven overall pick in the draft which they used on receiver Mike Evans. The Buccaneers were plagued in 2013 by horrible offensive play. Tampa Bay ranked last in the league in passing yards per game despite […]

2014 Atlanta Falcons preview

2014 Atlanta Falcons preview

  It was a disappointing year for an Atlanta Falcons team that entered the 2013 season with high hopes, after finishing just one drive short of a super bowl appearance the previous year. Atlanta finished the 2013 campaign with a 4-12 record, awarding them with the number 6 overall pick in the draft. The Falcons […]

Florida State number one in preseason polls

Florida State number one in preseason polls

  The preseason polls were released Sunday and Jameis Winston and the defending national champion Florida State rein No.1. This is no surprise as it is very common to have the defending national champions ranked No.1. Florida State will start off the season No.1 for the sixth time and the first time since 1999 when […]

2014 Jacksonville Jaguars preview

2014 Jacksonville Jaguars preview

  The Jacksonville Jaguars finished out the 2013 season at 4-12, awarding them with the number three overall pick which they used on quarterback Blake Bortles. The Jaguars spent their next two picks on targets for Bortles as they drafted wide receivers Marqise Lee and Allen Robinson. The Jaguars did not have much to brag […]

2014 Miami Dolphins preview

2014 Miami Dolphins preview

The Miami Dolphins finished the 2013 season at an even 8-8. Outside of Mike Pouncey, the Dolphins struggle in the offensive line department which is why they used the 19th overall selection in the draft on Ja’Wuan James. Quarterback Ryan Tannehill put up some impressive stats but still finished the year with a quarterback rating […]

North Marion alumni gives back to community

North Marion alumni gives back to community

  Ocala, Florida — Local North Marion alumni, Cortez Allen is teaming up with Green Pastures Worship Center to give back to his home roots of Ocala. The Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback is funding the fourth annual Back 2 School Bash Saturday, August 9, 2014, at Green Pastures Worship Center on Old Blitchton Road. Allen is […]

Durant withdraws from Team USA

Durant withdraws from Team USA

2014 NBA MVP Kevin Durant announced today that he will be withdrawing from Team USA and will not play in the 2014 FIBA World Cup. Durant cited that he withdrew because of “physical and mental fatigue” from the NBA season. Durant won the 2010 FIBA MVP award as he led Team USA to its first […]

McCutchen to remain on active roster

McCutchen to remain on active roster

  A day after the Pittsburgh Pirates announced that all-star outfielder Andrew McCutchen would be placed on the disabled list; the Pirates announced that McCutchen will be staying on the active roster. McCutchen has been diagnosed with fractured rib cartilage and is expected to miss three weeks to a month. During the eighth inning of […]

Ekblad sustains concussion

Ekblad sustains concussion

The top pick in this year’s NHL draft, Aaron Ekblad, suffered a concussion Monday night during Canada’s world junior summer development camp. Ekblad is expected to make a full recovery and be ready in time for the Florida Panthers’ open training camp in September but will miss the remainder of Canada’s camp. At only 18-years-old, […]

2014 Buffalo Bills review

2014 Buffalo Bills review

After a disappointing 6-10 season for the Buffalo Bills, they were rewarded with the number four overall pick in the 2014 draft which they used on a prized receiver in Sammy Watkins. Drafting Sammy Watkins will greatly help the void left by Stevie Johnson, who signed with the San Francisco 49ers during offseason. The Bills […]

Owner of Biogenesis of America turns himself in

Owner of Biogenesis of America turns himself in

Weston, Florida – Anthony Bosch and several of his associates were charged by the DEA for the distribution of anabolic steroids Tuesday morning. Bosch and his associates were part of a two year investigation called Operation Strikeout. This came a year to the day that Major League Baseball suspended more than a dozen players for […]