Category Archives: Sports

Argonaut baseball bests Lee in last home series of regular season

By Allison Bew
Staff Writer

University of West Florida baseball took two of three in the final home stand of the season against the Lee University Flames this weekend in a doubleheader on Saturday, winning the first two games 13-5, 6-3. However, the Argos lost the final game of the series 4-3 in extra innings.

Men’s, women’s tennis teams are conference champions – again

By Brooke Weber
Staff Writer

The No. 1-ranked University of West Florida men’s tennis team now holds five out of the last six Gulf South Conference Championships, and the 13th championship total after beating Valdosta State University in the conference championship on April 22.

UWF’s Theresa Michalak nominated for DII Athlete of the Year

By Brooke Weber
Staff Writer

The University of West Florida’s senior swimmer Theresa Michalak was recently named a 2017 Division II Honda Athlete of the Year nominee for swimming and diving, which is yet another title she can add to her expansive resume.

UWF recovers from losing streak with 11-4 victory over Columbus State

By Brooke Weber
Staff Writer

The University of West Florida’s baseball team bounced back against Columbus State University 11-4 on Wednesday after a six-game losing streak.

UWF Argos ‘Strike Out for Cancer,’ but lose 3 to Delta State over the weekend

By Shawna Moore

Staff Writer

The Argos faced fifth-in-the-nation Delta State University in a weekend series dubbed “Strike Out for Cancer.”

Men win, women lose as tennis teams face off against Columbus State

By William Watson
Staff Writer

The University of West Florida’s tennis teams matched up against Columbus State’s Cougars in Thursday’s doubles and singles matches at the Ralph “Skeeter” Carson Tennis Complex.

Argo athletes continue winning streak over Spring Break

By Brooke Weber
Staff Writer

While most students were enjoying Spring Break last week, some Argos were sporting a jersey.

The UWF women’s basketball team has had a historic 2016-17 season, and it’s not over yet. On Monday night, UWF defeated Rollins College 72-62 to give UWF the title of NCAA South Region Champions and a ticket to its first-ever NCAA Elite Eight appearance in Columbus, Ohio.

UWF falls to UNA 6-2 for first loss at the Spoon in 2 years

By Brooke Weber
Staff Writer

The University of West Florida baseball team lost its final game of the series on Sunday to the University of North Alabama 6-2 at Jim Spooner Field, giving the Argos their first home series loss in two years.

UWF men’s basketball finishes historic season with win over Shorter

Tyler Wood
Contributing Writer

The University of West Florida men’s basketball team capped off their best season since 1997-98 with a 110-103 win over conference rival Shorter University on Saturday, Feb. 25.

UWF men’s basketball team seals winning season, women’s team survives CBU

By Brooke Weber
Staff Writer

The University of West Florida women’s basketball team, ranked No. 17 in Division II, defeated Christian Brothers University on Thursday 54-45, before the UWF men’s basketball team also won their game against CBU 73-68 at the UWF Field House.