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  • Bodrug’s perfect game leads Softball through undefeated weekend 24 Feb 2020 04:12 Statesman Senior pitcher Melissa Rahrich pitches during a game against UMass Lowell on April 28, 2019. On Sunday against the Cornell Big Red, Rahrich was nearly unstoppable with the bat, finishing the game 4-5. SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILEThe Stony Brook softball …
  • Opelka fires 27 aces in beating Nishioka in Florida 24 Feb 2020 02:42 Reuters FILE PHOTO: Tennis - Australian Open - First Round - Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia - January 21, 2020 - Reilly Opelka of the U.S. in action during the match against Italy’s Fabio Fognini. REUTERS/Ciro De Luca (Reuters) - Towering American Reilly …
  • North Okaloosa STEM opportunities showcased for visiting dignitaries 23 Feb 2020 20:53 Northwest Florida Daily News A busload of local military technology specialists; local, state and county officials; representatives of Asian and Pacific Island nations; NASA; and U.S. Under Secretary of Transportation Joel Szabat joined a fact-finding tour of the area organized by …
  • Teen hit by Jeep, injured in DeFuniak 23 Feb 2020 20:52 Northwest Florida Daily News Gannett Florida staff reports Sunday Feb 23, 2020 at 12:23 PM DEFUNIAK SPRINGS — A young teenager was injured Saturday afternoon after he apparently darted out in front of a Jeep and was struck, lawmen say. The incident occurred at the intersection of U.S. …
  • As state Democratic primary date nears, no sense of who is a front-runner in North Dakota 23 Feb 2020 19:43 Forum And once again, with little more than a dozen delegates available in the March 10 North Dakota Democratic presidential primary – compared to Minnesota’s 75 and the hundreds of delegates in California, Florida and Texas – North Dakota has gotten a …
  • SC St. looks to sweep FAMU 23 Feb 2020 12:10 WTOP South Carolina State (11-14, 6-7) vs. Florida A&M (11-14, 9-5) Al Lawson Center, Tallahassee, Florida; Monday, 8 p.m. EST BOTTOM… South Carolina State (11-14, 6-7) vs. Florida A&M (11-14, 9-5) Al Lawson Center, Tallahassee, Florida; Monday, 8 p.m. …
  • College basketball: Turnovers hurt Holy Cross women in Patriot League loss to Colgate 23 Feb 2020 07:56 Item WORCESTER — Colgate shut down Holy Cross senior forward Lauren Manis in the teams’ first meeting of the season earlier this month, so the Patriot League’s leading scorer had all the motivation she needed when the Crusaders and Raiders met again Saturday at …
  • Dozens complete 2.6-mile path in North Miami Beach’s 7th Heart Health Walk 23 Feb 2020 03:34 WSVN February 22, 2020 February 22, 2020 NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) - Dozens of people laced up their sneakers and headed to North Miami Beach for a walk to raise heart health awareness. The city’s Seventh Annual Heart Health Walk was held Saturday at the …
  • Puppy stolen from Pembroke Pines Petland dropped off at fire station 23 Feb 2020 03:34 WSVN PEMBROKE PINES, FLA. (WSVN) - A chocolate English bulldog puppy that was stolen from a Petland in Pembroke Pines has been found safe and is back at the store after he was dropped off at a fire station in Miami Gardens. Store owner Luis Marquez expressed …
  • No. 8 Florida State slips past Wolfpack 67-61 23 Feb 2020 03:14 WWLP RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – M.J. Walker scored all 12 of his points after halftime to help eighth-ranked Florida State take control in the second half and beat North Carolina State 67-61. Patrick Williams also scored 12 points for the Seminoles. FSU has won six …
  • Six Flags becomes first theme park chain to make all locations Certified Autism Centers 23 Feb 2020 03:13 Orlando Weekly Along with an increase in understanding of autism, and how to address the needs of guests on the spectrum, Six Flags has become the first chain to have every location designated an Certified Autism Center. As the world's largest regional theme park …
  • Two massive great whites pinged off Titusville coast, and drone spots shark herd at New Smyrna Beach 23 Feb 2020 03:13 Orlando Weekly As the calendar flips toward March and the season to spring, it's Shark Week(s) on Florida beaches, a sight more nerve-racking than any Discovery Channel programming. Drone camera footage off the coast of Titusville captured a shark herd in shallow …
  • Louisiana Tech stuns North Texas with last-second game-winner 23 Feb 2020 02:55 The Dallas News Javion Hamlet made one of the memorable shots of North Texas’ season earlier this year to give the Mean Green a win over Louisiana Tech. DaQuan Bracey returned the favor on Saturday. Louisiana Tech’s senior guard hit a driving layup with 1.4 seconds left …
  • United Airlines increases checked-bag fees 23 Feb 2020 02:54 WFLA PALA MESA, Calif. (AP) — A charter bus swerved on a rain-slicked Southern California highway and rolled down an embankment Saturday, killing three people and injuring 18 others, authorities said. Several passengers were thrown from the bus, and one of the …
  • Thousands turn out for first day of Gasparilla Distance Classic 23 Feb 2020 02:54 WFLA TAMPA, Fla (WFLA) – Thousands were bundled up and ready to go for the first day of the 2020 Gasparilla Distance Classic race series. “Last year we did the 8K and it was hot and now this year it’s cold,” said runner Dave Gyoerkoes. More than 4,500 runners …
  • Walker helps No. 8 Florida State beat NC State 67-61 23 Feb 2020 01:52 Tucson.com North Carolina State's DJ Funderburk, right, battles with Florida State's RaiQuan Gray (1) for the ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Raleigh, N.C., Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020. North Carolina State's DJ Funderburk (0) …
  • Nishioka rallies to upset Humbert in Florida semi-final 23 Feb 2020 01:30 Channel News Asia REUTERS: Japan's Yoshihito Nishioka fought back from a sluggish start to overpower sixth seeded Frenchman Ugo Humbert in a rain-interrupted semi-final at the Delray Beach Open in Florida on Saturday. After winning only one game in the opening set, the …
  • Moragne carries Florida A&M over Norfolk St. 66-63 23 Feb 2020 01:09 Seattle Times TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Bryce Moragne came off the bench to score 18 points to lift Florida A&M to a 66-63 win over Norfolk State on Saturday, the Rattlers’ seventh straight home victory. Rod Melton Jr. had 15 points and six rebounds for Florida A…
  • Hendricksen leads North Florida past Lipscomb 82-74 23 Feb 2020 01:08 Seattle Times JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Carter Hendricksen had 22 points as North Florida defeated Lipscomb 82-74 on Saturday. JT Escobar had 15 points for North Florida (19-11, 12-3 Atlantic Sun Conference), which earned its sixth straight home victory. Ivan Gandia- …
  • Bracey gives Louisiana Tech 73-71 win over North Texas 23 Feb 2020 00:44 Beaumont Enterprise Updated 6:28 pm CST, Saturday, February 22, 2020 DENTON, Texas (AP) — DaQuan Bracey scored 26 points, including a short jumper with a second to play, to give Louisiana Tech a 73-71 win over Conference USA leader North Texas on Saturday. Bracey also added a …
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