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Intramural Sign Up Opens

Djessika Bezerra, Staff Writer

January 14, 2015

Filed under Archive, Features, Sports

Intramural Sports at Jacksonville University focuses on providing fun and entertaining activities to the university’s students and staff. Courtney Godfrey, the graduate assistant responsible for the organization, describes it as a great place for students to get involved in several different outdoor activities on campus while having some fun and connecting with fellow students. JU...

Artis Gilmore: A True Ambassador

Artis Gilmore: A True Ambassador

January 14, 2015

It is often times difficult to find someone that has achieved success and has remained grounded,  humble and close to the people and communities that...

Lady Dolphins Beat UNF in a Nail-Biter

Lady Dolphins Beat UNF in a Nail-Biter

January 14, 2015

Junior captain Briona Brown sunk a layup with six-tenths of second remaining to thwart a 17-4 run by the Ospreys and give the Dolphins a 54-52 victory...

Dolphins Drop Conference Opener to Cross-Town Rival UNF

Dolphins Drop Conference Opener to Cross-Town Rival UNF

January 14, 2015

  What was recently tagged as the “River City Rumble” turned out to be more of an unfair backyard brawl between cross-town rivals that favored...

The Jags’ Current Direction

Patrick Wilkins, Sports Editor

January 13, 2015

Filed under Archive, Editorial, Sports

When the regular season came to a close in the NFL, so did the season for the Jacksonville Jaguars. After another disappointing season, one in which the Jags were only able to muster 3 victories all season, the boys in teal packed up their lockers, wondering what the future would hold for them. One person who didn’t last long was offensive coordinator, Jedd Fisch. In...

Stetson Defeated

Ja'Mesha Richard, Staff Writer

December 1, 2014

Filed under Archive, Sports

On Nov. 14, Friday evening, Jacksonville University defeated their conference rival Stetson University at home in the Swisher Gymnasium 3-1. The Dolphins' record is now 15-13 overall, and 6-7 in conference. Junior Sammie Strausbaugh recorded her 1,000th career dig this month. She is also the all-time kills leader in JU history. Freshman Olga Nushtayeva had eight total...

Tillman Remembered

Patrick Wilkins, Sports Editor

December 1, 2014

Filed under Archive, Football

Ricardo “Rico” Tillman made Jacksonville University history in the fall of 1998 during the Dolphins inaugural football season. He was the first player to catch a touchdown pass in a JU Dolphins’ uniform. He made history again on November 15, 2014 when his number was retired at halftime during the Campbell game. The only difference is that Rico wasn’t around to cele...

Soccer Season Ends

Patrick Wilkins, Sports Editor

December 1, 2014

Filed under Archive, Sports

Even though the soccer season is over for the men’s and women’s squads, the awards that both teams have brought home this post-season allow for the excitement to linger around a little longer. Both squads brought home all-conference honors for numerous players. Women’s The women brought home seven all conference honors starting with senior forward Kaitlyn Bass...

The Bubblicious Jaguars

Patrick Wilkins, Sports Editor

December 1, 2014

Filed under Archive, Editorial, Sports

The Jags had a much needed bye this week and I know what you’re thinking, “Finally the Jags won’t be in the headlines this week for being losers.” Wrong! Dwayne Gratz, the defensive back who was selected in the third round of last year’s draft, was arrested in Miami on two misdemeanor counts of disorderly intoxication and trespassing after attempting to pay for...

Basketball Ready for Challenge Ahead

Patrick Wilkins, Sports Editor

December 1, 2014

Filed under Archive, Basketball, Sports

From the day that Men’s Head Basketball Coach Tony Jasick stepped onto campus in the spring of 2014, he was primed and ready for the challenge that lie ahead of him. Jasick came to Jacksonville via the University of Indiana Purdue-Fort Wayne, where he won the Hugh Durham award for coach of the year. An award that is named after JU’s very own Hugh Durham, who coached Art...

JU’s Football Program in State of Shock

JU’s Football Program in State of Shock

December 1, 2014

It was supposed to be a day of happiness for the players. One in which their hard work and dedication to the season would pay off in the form of a playoff...

Nation’s Top Golfer

Patrick Wilkins, Sports Editor

October 29, 2014

Filed under Archive, Golf, Sports

Battling the flu is hard. Battling the flu and leading your team to victory while setting school records for individual low rounds is something only the nation’s top golfer can attest to. Junior Franck Medale, who led the Dolphins to victory at the Donald Ross Intercollegiate Invitational and set school records while doing so, was also battling the flu. “After signing...

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