Category Archives: Sports

Darryl Tucker excels in basketball, finds home at UWF

By Jamel Jackson
Staff writer

Senior forward Darryl Tucker leads the 17th ranked University of West Florida’s men’s basketball team and the Gulf South Conference in a unique way. Missing the first few minutes to relax and focus, Tucker has become a league leader without starting a game.

Argos prevail on Senior Day for 24th win

By Tyler Wood
Staff writer

On an emotional evening in the UWF Field House, the University of West Florida men’s basketball team defeated Union University 72-60 in the Argos’ last home game of the 2017-18 season, improving to 11-1 at home and 24-3 overall.

UWF upsets Union in stunning victory

By Chris Cody
Staff writer

The University of West Florida women’s basketball team pulled off a shocking win beating Union University — who is currently in 1st place in the Gulf South Conference Standings — with an 80-78 win in the final home game of the season.

What Black History Month Means to: The Athlete

By Morgan Givens
Staff writer

Johnathan Coleman’s stature can make him considerably intimidating. His play style on the football field garners oohs and ahhs with every hard hit and tackle this past season on UWF’s run to be the national runner-up. At one time, though, the 6’2” senior linebacker that homes in and rocks his targets like a missile was a young old boy that had to make a run to the grocery store in his hometown of Delray Beach, Florida. It was that day when someone used a racial slur on Coleman and it was a moment he would always remember.

UWF wins both games of the doubleheader over Rollins

By Chris Cody
Staff writer

The University of West Florida’s baseball team got their first win in their home opener after they won both games of a doubleheader over Rollins College finishing off with a 5-3 victory in the second game.

Argos sign 15 high school standouts on national signing day

By Tyler Wood
Staff writer

The University of West Florida bolstered its already successful football program by adding 15 players on national signing day, Feb. 7.

Softball struggles in Gulf Coast Invitational

By William Rasmussen
Staff writer

The third-ranked University of West Florida softball team couldn’t seem to find its groove, going 2-3 in the Gulf Coast Invitational last weekend. The Argos faced tough competition, falling to Eckerd 5-4, No. 7 West Georgia 8-0 and No. 23 Saint Leo 5-4.

UWF dominates Shorter in an emphatic win

By Chris Cody
Staff writer

The University of West Florida women’s basketball team dominated Shorter University in a blowout victory 79-43 Saturday in Pensacola.

West Florida routs Shorter; matches school record 20 wins

By Tyler Wood
Staff writer

The University of West Florida men’s basketball team won its 20th game of the season in dominating fashion, defeating Shorter 97-55 on Saturday in the UWF Field House.

UWF falls to Lee in the final seconds

By Chris Cody
Staff writer

The University of West Florida women’s basketball team lost to Lee University in heartbreaking fashion when the Flames were able to score with 3 seconds to secure a 48-46 victory.