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Edward Waters College holds Athletic Department Retreat

Posted on 28 July 2015 by The Florida Star Online

ewc_coaches7_25Edward Waters held its Athletic Department Retreat on Wednesday at the Jacksonville Airport Double Tree Hotel wherein coaches and staff were guided and thanked for their total dedication to the student athletes. TContinue Reading

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FAMU names new Director of Athletics

Posted on 06 July 2015 by The Florida Star Online

Milton Overton, FAMU new Director of Athletics

Milton Overton, FAMU new Director of Athletics

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) President Elmira Mangum, Ph.D., named Milton Overton as the new director of intercollegiate athletics. TContinue Reading

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Jacksonville women’s basketball team wins its first-ever Caribbean Championship

Posted on 22 June 2015 by The Florida Star Online

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Jacksonville University women’s basketball head coach Yolett McPhee-McCuin and incoming freshman Shalonda Neely have guided the Bahamian Women’s National Team to its first-ever CBC title. TContinue Reading

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Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers reach $103.8 Million extension

Posted on 07 June 2015 by The Florida Star Online

newton_6.6CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Carolina general manager Dave Gettleman believes Cam Newton can lead the Panthers to “the Promised Land” so he made the fifth year

quarterback the highest-paid player in franchise history. TContinue Reading

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Jacksonville native A.J. Jenkins signs with the Dallas Cowboys

Posted on 01 June 2015 by The Florida Star Online

aj_jenkins Jacksonville native A.J. Jenkins is getting another shot in the NFL. Dallas Cowboys has signed former 49ers first-round pick A.J. Jenkins, the team announced. TContinue Reading

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EWC WINS 2015 MEN’S GCAC OUTDOOR TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIP

Posted on 19 April 2015 by The Florida Star Online

ewc mens champs 2015 The ‪EdwardWatersCollege‬ (‪‎EWC‬) men’s team won the 2015 Gulf Coast Athletic Conference (GCAC) on Saturday at Tad Gormley Stadium in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Tigers had four individual event wins in winning the title. This is EWC Men’s Track & Field team’s third championship title in the past four seasons.

Pick up The Florida Star and The Georgia Star Newspapers for the full story

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Armada FC signs former MLS draft pick Akeil Barrett to contract

Posted on 03 April 2015 by The Florida Star Online

akeilJACKSONVILLE, FL. – The Jacksonville Armada FC has announced the addition of former Major League Soccer draft pick Akeil (Ah-KEEL) Barrett as the
latest player to join the Armada FC lineup. TContinue Reading

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EWC MEN’S BASKETBALL FORWARD NAMED PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Posted on 28 January 2015 by The Florida Star Web Editor

hillJACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Edward Waters College forward Nathaniel Hill has been named the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference (GCAC) TContinue Reading

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Jaguars Season Over with 23-17 Loss at Houston

Posted on 03 January 2015 by The Florida Star Web Editor

gratzBy MIKE BONTS
FLORIDA SPORTSWIRE

Andre Johnson had 10 catches for 134 yards and a touchdown as the Houston Texans defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars 23-17 on Sunday in the season finale for both teams.
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Honoring a Legend: Coach Alfred “Al” Austin

Posted on 22 November 2014 by The Florida Star Web Editor

austinExecutive Director, DeAndrous Wilcox, Annie Ruth Foundation presents a gift to Alfred Austin, Ribault High School girls basketball coach.
Austin was honored for his outstanding achievements made as an athlete, an educator and a mentor.

Read the full story in the print edition of The Florida/Georgia Star newspaper

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Tigers Come Back to Beat Royals in Conference Finale

Posted on 14 November 2014 by The Florida Star Web Editor

ewc11.18By MIKE BONTS
Florida Sports Wire
In the final Sun Conference football game of the season for both schools, Warner University fell on the road to Edward Waters College 20-14 in triple overtime. TContinue Reading

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Jaguars enter bye week looking to replace leading receiver, faster improvement

Posted on 14 November 2014 by The Florida Star Web Editor

Jaguars CowboysBy MIKE BONTS
Florida Sports Wire

Tony Romo threw three touchdown passes, leading the Dallas Cowboys to a 31-17 win over the Jaguars at Wembley Stadium Sunday. TContinue Reading

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Jaguars offense sputters in 27-13 loss to Dolphins

Posted on 01 November 2014 by The Florida Star Web Editor

Dolphins Jaguars FootballNext home game at EverBank Field, Nov. 30 against the Giants

By FRED WITT
Florida Sports Wire
Two interceptions were returned for touchdowns to spark the Miami Dolphins’ 27-13 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars (1-7) on Sunday.

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Edward Waters College routs Glory Eagles; Now Face No. 1 Ranked Tigers

Posted on 30 August 2014 by The Florida Star Web Editor

tigers8_23_14Edward Waters College tuned up the offense Saturday, Aug. 23 with a 65-10 season-opening win over the University of Faith at Raines High School.
The defense held the visitors to 238 yards of offense while the EWC offense racked up 638 yards. TContinue Reading

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Jacksonville track star killed in Ga. car crash

Posted on 03 August 2014 by The Florida Star Web Editor

LawrenceFormer Jacksonville high school and University of Georgia champion sprinter Torrin Lawrence died early Monday morning, July 28 in a car accident on Interstate 75 near Cordele, Ga. TContinue Reading

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Ray Dukes Named NAIA Preseason All-American

Posted on 19 July 2014 by The Florida Star Web Editor

dukesJacksonville, Florida- Edward Waters Redshirt Junior Running Back/Kick Returner Ray Dukes has been named a 2014 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Preseason All-American by USA College Football. The 5’9, 160lb, Jacksonville native was ranked in the NAIA’s Top 40 in six statistical categories during the 2013 season. TContinue Reading

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UNF women’s basketball team participates in Chillin4Charity

Posted on 27 June 2014 by The Florida Star Web Editor

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After being challenged, several members of the University of North Florida UNBF Cold Water Challenge on Wednesday, June 25 afternoon in support
of the Kay Yow Cancer Fund. Head coach Mary Tappmeyer, assistant TContinue Reading

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Tony Gwynn, sweet-swinging ‘Mr. Padre,’ dies at 54

Posted on 16 June 2014 by The Florida Star Web Editor

 Tony GwynnTony Gwynn, the Hall of Famer with a sweet left-handed swing who spent his entire 20-year career with the Padres and was one of the game’s greatest hitters, died of cancer Monday. He was 54.
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Shelly Sterling agrees to sell LA Clippers to former CEO Steve Ballmer

Posted on 30 May 2014 by The Florida Star Web Editor

Layout 1 (Page 1)Shelly Sterling reached an agreement Thursday night to sell the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion in what would be a record deal if approved by the NBA, according to an individual with knowledge of the negotiations. TContinue Reading

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MAYOR ALVIN BROWN HONORS TWO LOCAL SCHOOL BASKETBALL PROGRAMS FOR TEAM VICTORIES

Posted on 17 April 2014 by Admin Arthia

Mayor Alvin Brown unnamed (18)

Students from two local schools were honored by Mayor Alvin Brown Monday evening during a news conference and reception.
Both the Ribault High School girls and Somerset Academy boys basketball teams were presented with awards for their winning 2013/­2014 seasons.
Ribault’s team took home the state’s stop honor for TContinue Reading

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FAMU Appoints College & Pro Football Hall of Famer Kellen Winslow New Athletic Director

Posted on 12 April 2014 by Admin Arthia

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Florida A&M University (FAMU) has named College and Pro Football Hall of Famer Kellen Winslow as the university’s new athletic director. FAMU President Elmira Mangum, Ph.D., made the announcement today. Winslow will begin work in his new role starting TContinue Reading

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Legendary Jacksonville Boxer Dead At 70

Posted on 20 September 2013 by Admin Arthia

Kenneth Howard Norton

The Jacksonville born championship boxer, known for a his 12-round victory over Muhammad Ali, when he famously broke Ali’s jaw, on March 31, 1973, has died. Kenneth Howard Norton, also known as the Jaw Breaker and Black Hercules passed away in Arizona on September 18 at age 70.
While at Jacksonville High, TContinue Reading

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OJ GRANTED PAROLE

Posted on 04 August 2013 by Admin Arthia

At 66, former football star and actor OJ Simpson has been granted parole. Simpson was originally sentenced to nine to 33 years for the 2007 stick up of two memorabilia dealers, Alfred Beardsley and Bruce Fromong.

Simpson will likely face another four years in jail as he TContinue Reading

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MATHIS MOVING ON FROM JAGUARS

Posted on 18 March 2013 by Admin Arthia

He won’t be returning next season but CB Rashean Mathis is taking his leave from the Jacksonville Jaguars like a gentleman.

After the news was official last week, he stated: “I can only praise God. He allowed me

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SNEAK PEAK: Georgia Star’s Best of 2012

Posted on 28 December 2012 by Admin Arthia

Highlights of our Georgia Star 2012 year in review

Who made this year’s list of what was most talked about in Georgia for 2012? Our team highlights some of our more memorable stories.
When our paper hits newstands, you’ll see who broke a traditon at a church that stood for well over 100 years. You’ll also see who went from mom to momprenuer. You’ll recall which official got caught in scandal and what senior citizens did to fight back.
From Oprah to open house at the first female owned tertiary level institution, the NAACP to the RYCA’s, you’ll learn who gave south Georgia something to talk about this weekend in The Star!

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