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Familiar Faces, Fierce Rivalry: Celtics and Mavericks Tip-Off in NBA Finals

Familiar Faces, Fierce Rivalry: Celtics and Mavericks Tip-Off in NBA Finals

Ethan Fairhurst, Staff Writer June 6, 2024

The 2024 NBA Finals kick off on June 6 between the Boston Celtics and the Dallas Mavericks. The Celtics will host the first two games, adding to their intense home-court atmosphere as they face off against...

Softball Wins ASUN Championship with Walk-Off Home Run to Advance to NCAA Tournament

Softball Wins ASUN Championship with Walk-Off Home Run to Advance to NCAA Tournament

Jeffrey Hrunka, Assistant Sports Editor May 17, 2024

For the first time in 12 years, the FGCU softball team brought home an ASUN title. The Eagles beat the University of North Florida Ospreys 7-6 from a walk-off home run for their second title in program...

Baseball Claws Up the Owls for Their Highest Scoring Game of the Season

Baseball Claws Up the Owls for Their Highest Scoring Game of the Season

Jeffrey Hrunka, Assistant Sports Editor May 16, 2024

For the fans sitting in the stands, FGCU’s game against the Florida Atlantic University Owls was a typical midweek game. However, for many Eagles on the field, it would be their last game playing inside...

FGCU Wins their Second ASUN Conference Series In a Row, Chasing the Regular Season Title

FGCU Wins their Second ASUN Conference Series In a Row, Chasing the Regular Season Title

Jeffrey Hrunka, Assistant Sports Editor May 14, 2024

After sweeping their last ASUN Conference series, FGCU looked to repeat that effort against the 17-31 Eastern Kentucky Colonels from May 10 to 12. The Colonels entered the weekend vying for one of the...

Multiple Beach Volleyball Players Honored by ASUN Despite Down Year

Multiple Beach Volleyball Players Honored by ASUN Despite Down Year

Kevin Rollins, Staff Writer May 8, 2024

The FGCU beach volleyball team finished the 2024 season with its first losing record since 2015, but multiple Eagles were awarded for their efforts during the regular season and the ASUN Conference Championship...

Softball Drops Final Series of Conference Play Against the Owls Heading into Postseason Play

Softball Drops Final Series of Conference Play Against the Owls Heading into Postseason Play

Jeffrey Hrunka, Assistant Sports Editor May 8, 2024

Entering the final series of the season, the Eagles had everything to play for as a chance to enter the 2024 ASUN Softball Championship as second-seed was up for grabs. However, FGCU faltered against the...

Baseball Dominates the Dolphins by Sweeping Series

Baseball Dominates the Dolphins by Sweeping Series

Jeffrey Hrunka, Assistant Sports Editor May 7, 2024

Struggle has been the theme for FGCU’s baseball team, which has lost five out of its last six games. They looked to change this narrative in their series against the Jacksonville University Dolphins...

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Playoff Progress: Ranking the NBA Conference Semifinalists

Ethan Fairhurst, Staff Writer May 7, 2024

In the NBA conference semifinals, I break down my rankings and thoughts on the eight teams. From top contenders to surprising underdogs, let's analyze their strengths and chances in this crucial round...

Women’s Tennis Falls Short in ASUN Conference Championship Match

Women’s Tennis Falls Short in ASUN Conference Championship Match

Kevin Rollins, Staff Writer May 2, 2024

Ending their season in heartbreak, the FGCU women's tennis team fell short in their conquest to win their first ASUN Championship Tournament title. After making an unexpected run to the finals, toppling...

Despite Under .500 Record, Beach Volleyball has a Shot at Redemption in ASUN Beach Volleyball Championship

Despite Under .500 Record, Beach Volleyball has a Shot at Redemption in ASUN Beach Volleyball Championship

James Curtis, Sports Editor April 26, 2024

Beginning its season in February, the FGCU beach volleyball team wrapped up the regular season with a record of 14-18. Even though the Eagles finished with an under .500 winning percentage, there were...

Red Bull Races into FGCU to Promote Upcoming Miami Grand Prix

Red Bull Races into FGCU to Promote Upcoming Miami Grand Prix

Jeffrey Hrunka, Assistant Sports Editor April 24, 2024

Many racing fans will never get the opportunity to attend a Formula One Grand Prix in person. Red Bull brought this opportunity to FGCU students by promoting their upcoming Formula One Miami Grand Prix...

FGCU Bowling Club is Rolling Along

FGCU Bowling Club is Rolling Along

Johnathan Minehan, Staff Writer April 23, 2024

FGCU’s Bowling Club was started in 2021 for those looking to get involved in a club sport on campus. Chris Giourgas has loved getting to know his fellow club members and has made some lifelong friends...

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