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Former EWC star signs with Jacksonville Giants

Posted on 10 January 2016 by The Florida Star Online

d_sheppardFormer EWC star guard Dontay Sheppard, signed in December 2015 to a professional contract with the Jacksonville Giants of the American Basketball Association.

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Red Zone woes continue to plague Jaguars in 31-25 loss

Posted on 05 December 2015 by The Florida Star Online

Jacksonville now faces AFC South foe Tennessee on the road


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The table was set.

The Jacksonville Jaguars were coming off a two game winning streak and hosting a San Diego team that had lost six in a row.

Playoff contention was a reality in the AFC South Division. TContinue Reading

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2015 Florida Classic Football

Posted on 02 December 2015 by The Florida Star Online

fla_classic_2015 Congresswoman Corrine Brown, Rev. Mark Griffin, and wife Cynthia Griffin at the 2015 Florida Classic.

Florida A&M had its chances Saturday, November 21 against Bethune-Cookman. TContinue Reading

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Michael Jordan Jersey Sells For $173,240 At Auction

Posted on 24 November 2015 by The Florida Star Online

jordanWhen his shoes hit the stores rabid fans camp out in line to buy them. In the barber shops, when you bring up his name it is synonymous with the best on the basketball court, sparking nostalgia of some of the most magnifi cent physical feats executed in the heat of competition. TContinue Reading

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Jaguars prepare for season opener at home against Carolina

Posted on 11 September 2015 by The Florida Star Online

Florida Sports Wire

The NFL regular season for the Jacksonville Jaguars begins Sunday after going 2-2 in the preseason.
Jacksonville opens Week 1 against Carolina. Jacksonville will try to improve on last season’s 3-13 record in head coach Gus Bradley’s third season in which the club has only recorded seven total wins.

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Posted on 06 September 2015 by The Florida Star Online

9.3jagsOn Thursday, September 3rd, the Jacksonville Jaguars won their final preseason football game against the Washington Redskins, 17-16.

New kicker Jason Myers’ 47-yard field goal with 3:32 remaining was the difference.

The Jaguars will open the regular season Sept. 13 against Carolina.

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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

sports_6-20 By Cheryl Coward

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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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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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


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

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

UNF Womens's
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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