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Women’s Basketball Shuts Down North Florida for 25th Win of the Season

Women’s Basketball Shuts Down North Florida for 25th Win of the Season

James Curtis, Sports Editor March 2, 2024

With two games remaining in the regular season and both at home, the FGCU women’s basketball team took on the University of North Florida on Feb. 29. After only leading by eight points with under four...

Womens Basketball Overcomes Slow Start to Sweep Stetson

Women’s Basketball Overcomes Slow Start to Sweep Stetson

Kevin Rollins, Staff Writer February 29, 2024

On Feb. 24, the FGCU women’s basketball team defeated the 15-13 Stetson Hatters 68-52. This win marks the Eagles’ 17th straight to keep them undefeated in ASUN conference play. The Eagles returned...

Men’s Basketball on the Brink of ASUN Conference Tournament Spot After Senior Night Win Over Queens

Men’s Basketball on the Brink of ASUN Conference Tournament Spot After Senior Night Win Over Queens

Jeffrey Hrunka, Assistant Sports Editor February 28, 2024

On Feb. 24, the FGCU men’s basketball team played against the 12-17 Queens University of Charlotte Royals for their final home game of the regular season. The Eagles entered this game on the brink of...

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Baseball Captures Home Opening Series Win Over Bethune-Cookman

James Curtis, Sports Editor February 28, 2024

In their first home series of the 2024 season, the FGCU baseball team opened up a three game series against Bethune-Cookman University from Feb. 23-25. The Eagles opened up the series with two great performances...

Softball Team Swinging Their Way Into the 2024 Season

Softball Team Swinging Their Way Into the 2024 Season

Courtney Padgett, Staff Writer February 27, 2024

The FGCU softball team is swinging into the 2024 season after finishing in fourth place in the ASUN Conference at the end of the 2023 season. The Eagles went 32-26 last season and 13-11 in conference play....

Cheerleading Team Grows in FGCU Athletics and Southwest Florida Community

Cheerleading Team Grows in FGCU Athletics and Southwest Florida Community

Cristina Pop, Assistant Opinion Editor February 27, 2024

FGCU Cheerleading is growing within the athletics department and in the Southwest Florida community. Through games, fundraisers, youth clinics and charity runs, the FGCU cheer team reflects the university’s...

600 Wins and Counting: Karl Smesko’s Milestone Victory With FGCU

600 Wins and Counting: Karl Smesko’s Milestone Victory With FGCU

James Curtis, Sports Editor February 26, 2024

As the only head coach that the FGCU women’s basketball program has ever had, Karl Smesko has achieved many milestones. On Jan. 31 in Louisville, Kentucky, the Eagles took down the Bellarmine Knights...

Comeback Attempt Falls Just Short as Men’s Basketball Drops Another Game to Kennesaw State

Comeback Attempt Falls Just Short as Men’s Basketball Drops Another Game to Kennesaw State

James Curtis, Sports Editor February 24, 2024

Entering the last two home games of the regular season, the FGCU men’s basketball team first welcomed Kennesaw State on Feb. 22. Down at halftime and then by 15 points early in the second half, the Eagles...

Softball Goes Undefeated in FGCU Invitational, Falls to No. 4 Washington Before Road Trip

Softball Goes Undefeated in FGCU Invitational, Falls to No. 4 Washington Before Road Trip

James Curtis, Sports Editor February 22, 2024

After a disappointing start to the season the weekend prior, the FGCU softball team hosted another tournament, the FGCU Invitational, on Feb. 16 and 17. In a completely different performance, the Eagles...

Women’s Tennis Defeats Air Force to Win Second Straight Match

Women’s Tennis Defeats Air Force to Win Second Straight Match

Kevin Rollins, Staff Writer February 20, 2024

After picking up their first win of the season over Barry on Feb. 8, the FGCU women’s tennis team won their second straight match with a 4-3 victory over the Air Force Academy Falcons on Feb. 16.  Both...

Ella Smith Makes a Splash for the Eagles as They Head to the ASUN Conference Championship

Ella Smith Makes a Splash for the Eagles as They Head to the ASUN Conference Championship

Jeffrey Hrunka, Assistant Sports Editor February 20, 2024

The FGCU women’s swimming and diving team has been preparing for the ASUN Conference Championship the last few weeks, yet a first year Eagle is the one making a splash. Ella Smith is a junior at FGCU,...

Softball Stumbles Out of the Gate With 1-5 Record in FGCU Kickoff Classic

Softball Stumbles Out of the Gate With 1-5 Record in FGCU Kickoff Classic

Kevin Rollins and James Curtis February 17, 2024

The FGCU softball team started the 2024 season as they hosted the FGCU Kickoff Classic from Feb. 8 through Feb. 11. The Eagles played a total of six games throughout the weekend against Boston College,...

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