The Messi effect: Here’s what it will cost you to see soccer legend play in Orlando
ORLANDO, Fla. – Exploria Stadium is almost sold out for Orlando City hosting Lionel Messi and Inter Miami CF later this year. Lionel Messi, arguably one of the greatest soccer players ever, announced the shocking move to join Inter Miami CF on Wednesday. Messi turned down joining his old club, FC Barcelona, and a huge money offer to join the Saudi Arabia soccer league. The money figures is reported to have been in the billions.
FAMU inks another 4-star from transfer portal
Quan Lee decides to stay in Florida and join the Rattlers for the upcoming season. The post FAMU inks another 4-star from transfer portal appeared first on HBCU Gameday.
Sonic Prep Player of the Week: Camden Williamson
LAKE MARY, Fla. – One loss turned into a season long winning streak led by this week’s Player of the Week. Camden Williamson played as an infielder for the Lake Mary High School baseball team. The graduating senior was a part of a sensational 2023 campaign for the Lake Mary Rams. After losing the season opener, the Rams won the next 23 games before losing in the playoffs.
Garden Theatre gets new leaders with Disney, Olympics experience
After tumultuous months under interim leadership, the Garden Theatre announced two major appointments Thursday — both men with Walt Disney World experience who also have a history of involvement with the theater. Keith Davenport, who has worked for Disney in event management and produced extravaganzas, including the Olympics, Special Olympics and Invictus Games ceremonies and Super Bowl ...
Joe Girardi Has Reportedly Been Offered A Prominent College Job
Joe Girardi has reportedly been offered a significant coaching position in the college baseball ranks. According to a new report, the University of Central Florida is interested in the longtime MLB manager. The report notes that Girardi hasn't made a decision on the offer just yet. "Joe Girardi has ...
Hagerty sophomore paces softball all-area team as player of year
The Orlando Sentinel Varsity softball all-area team is made up of players from FHSAA state series schools in Orange, Seminole, Osceola, Lake and southwest Volusia counties. Selections are made by the Orlando Sentinel with input from area coaches. Team success, strength of schedule and other recognition is considered during the selection process. Player of the Year Ana Roman, Hagerty, So. Buzz: ...
Rough waters make strong rowers
The Orlando Area Rowing Society is taking nine boats — the most in its history — to the U.S. Rowing Youth National Championships June 8 to 11 at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota. “There are A through E finals,” OARS Director Kirsten Anderson said. “Each boat really has...
UCF Hosts Weekend of Official Visits
UCF and Gus Malzahn look to continue momentum from Bounce House Weekend into their second week of June official visits. The Knights will host 5 players, including a blue chip Florida State commit. ORLANDO, FL - Gus Malzahn and UCF are coming off the back of an impressive Bounce House...
San Bernardino Pounds Out 16-11 Victory Over Rollins at NCAA D-2 World Series; Olguin Improved to 8-0
Cal State San Bernardino didn’t need late inning heroics on Thursday to extend their 2023 season at the NCAA Division 2 World Series. One day after eliminating top-seeded Millersville, 6-5, the Coyotes pounded out a 16-11 victory over Rollins College. And the game wasn’t as close as the score...
Tsipis Selected for TopConnect Coaching Symposium
Jonathan Tsipis, Women's Basketball Advisor for Scouting and Analytics at Marquette University, has been selected to participate in the prestigious 2023 TopConnect Basketball Symposium taking place at the Courtyard Orlando Lake Buena Vista in the Marriott Village, Orlando, Florida on Monday, June 12 presented by Teamworks and INFLCR. TopConnect (formerly Villa 7), originated in 2003 by then VCU Athletic Director Dr. Richard Sander, identifies the top assistant basketball coaches in the country and connects them with mid-major Athletic Directors providing tremendous networking and leadership development opportunities for both parties.
UCF LB commit Samarian Robinson covers Knights official, Rutgers this weekend
No matter the conference or offensive style of play in said conference, every team needs a tone setter in the box on defense. Out of Tallahassee’s Lincoln High School (Fla.), Samarian Robinson is that guy. The 6-3, 220-pound, linebacker roughed up 3S Sunshine State ball carriers last season stopping 93 plays. Holding 19 offers, UCF picked up the verbal pledge from the three-star prospect on Jan. 28. The Knights have officially hosted their prized recruit already, but a Big Ten and Pac-12 team also get a chance to sway Robinson on the recruiting trail in the coming weeks.
Tampa Catholic lineman Eddy Pierre-Louis ‘blown away’ by UCF football visit
Tampa Catholic offensive lineman Eddy Pierre-Louis has known UCF assistant coach Herb Hand for quite some time. That’s because Hand, who has coached at Texas and Auburn, recruited his older brother, Richard Gouraige, who was a multi-year starter along the offensive line for the Florida Gators before he signed as an undrafted free agent with the Buffalo Bills in April. Pierre-Louis said his ...
SOUTHERN LAX EVENTS – TRAIN with SCANE Lacrosse Clinic
On Friday June 16th, we prelude our annual Father’s Day Frenzy Tournament with a high intensity instructional clinic ran by our special guest, Northwestern University star and team captain, Team USA U19 team member, 2023 Tewaaraton Award Finalist and possible soon to be NCAA National Champion – IZZY SCANE. Izzy will instruct players on the skills and intensity play that she has learned through her career in two 1.5 hour sessions. Each session will max out at 30 players per session and is open to grad year players 2024 through 2030. All players must have a valid USA Lacrosse membership.
NWSL postpones Pride game Wednesday because of poor air quality
ORLANDO, Fla. — Wednesday's Orlando Pride game against NJ/NY Gotham FC has been put off because of poor air quality conditions in the New York metropolitan area, the National Women's Soccer League announced. Smoke from Canadian wildfires has been pouring into the northeastern United States, leaving an unhealthy haze.
Orlando City VS Philadelphia Union 6/21
ORLANDO CITY RETURNS HOME TO EXPLORIA STADIUM FOR A MID-WEEK MATCH UP, TAKING ON THE PHILADELPHIA UNION ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21ST AT 7:30 PM! TICKETS ARE NOW AVAILABLE HERE.
WVU Opponent Preview No. 8: The UCF Knights
The Knights will follow the lead of a dual-threat quarterback with a pair of talented targets. 2022 record: 9-5 overall, 6-2 American Athletic Conference, lost to Duke in the Military Bowl. Over/under: Over 7.0 wins at minus-115 odds, under 7.0 wins at minus-115 odds. Composite strength of schedule rating: No....
Lion Links: 6/8/23
It’s Thursday, which is a little worse than Friday, but still much better than Monday. I hope this week has been treating you well and that you have some fun to look forward to over the next few days. All three of Orlando’s soccer teams are in action this weekend as well. Let’s jump into today’s links!
Rollins Faces Cal St. San Bernardino in World Series Semifinals
Last Saturday, the Rollins Tars would beat Cal St. San Bernardino in the opening game of the Division II World Series. Now Rollins needs one win to advance to the championship series. Pierre alum, Spencer Sarringar went 2-3 in the game against San Bernardino in the 6-1 win last Saturday...
Rollins College baseball reaches Division II national championship round
CARY, N.C. — Rollins College's baseball team defeated Cal State San Bernardino 10-8 on Friday to advance to the national championship round of Division II Championships at the USA Baseball National Training Complex. After Cal State San Bernardino (46-19) rallied to take the lead in the sixth inning, the...
50th AAU Junior National Volleyball Championships Heads to Orlando
The Amateur Athletic Union is set to host the world’s largest volleyball tournament from June 14 through July 4 in Orlando as more than 100,000 athletes and coaches representing 48 states, two U.S. territories and six countries, will converge at the Orange County Convention Center and ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex for the 50th AAU Girls’ and Boys’ Junior National Volleyball Championships.
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