Author Archives: Jordan Harirchi
The image of Penn State was encapsulated in the owl-eyed man, whose face was sunken with wrinkles and hair peppered with many tones of gray.
The football god has fallen.
By: Jordan Harirchi, Assistant Sports Editor I know I’m the assistant sports editor, but I want to get this one out of the way as quick as possible: my last sports column for the Spinnaker is about life, not sports. My head football coach in high school once said, “Football isn’t life or death, but [...]
By: Jordan Harirchi, Assistant Sports Editor The UNF men’s golf team was recognized nationally after finishing 20 strokes ahead of its nearest opponent in an event featuring seven Top 25-ranked schools. The No. 14-ranked UNF golf team finished 21-under-par in the Gary Koch Invitational April 7-8 in Tampa. With three Ospreys finishing in the top [...]
By: Jordan Harirchi, Assistant Sports Editor In light of Ozzie Guillen’s five-game suspension for pro-Fidel Castro remarks, what is an apology worth? Hands down, Guillen’s attempt to further the fiery, over-the-top persona he’s built over the years was probably his stupidest. The flames emanating from his character must have consumed his common sense. Who the [...]
By: Jordan Harirchi, Assistant Sports Editor Freshman softball player Kaylie Wallace won her second Atlantic Sun Pitcher of the Week award. In her award-winning week, Wallace posted a 0.91 ERA, had two shutouts and 18 strikeouts in 23 innings of work, earning wins against conference foes Stetson University (17-12, 2-2 A-Sun) and Lipscomb University (22-10, [...]
By: Jordan Harirchi, Assistant Sports Editor After a starting lineup chock full of underclassmen won the NCAA National Championship, the only question left to ask is which one of those players won’t go pro. In a world where money and material goods are a driving force behind its workings, one is left to ask why [...]
By: Jordan Harirchi, Assistant Sports Editor The UNF golf complex became the first course in Florida to install the automatic teeing system known as the Power Tee. The Hayt Golf Learning Center, also known as the GolfPlex, had the Power Tee installed in the beginning of March and is the 11th location in the U.S. [...]
By: Jordan Harirchi, Assistant Sports Editor The UNF track and field teams toppled multiple school records in the weekend’s events. The men’s and women’s track and field teams competed in the FSU Relays in Tallahassee March 23-24. The two teams combined broke three school records. Senior Christina King breaking her own school record in the [...]
By: Jordan Harirchi, Assistant Sports Editor In a few days of dominance, the No. 56 UNF men’s tennis team won 12 of a total 14 points against the two teams it faced. The Ospreys concluded their nonconference schedule by beating the Elon University Phoenix 7-0 March 21. They began their conference schedule against the Jacksonville [...]
By: Jordan Harirchi, Assistant Sports Editor As a journalism major and Spinnaker writer who is fairly familiar with the news agenda and how it works, I can see the media generally value male sports more than female sports. Earlier this semester, a head coach of a women’s team at UNF complained about how the team [...]