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America honors those lost on Pearl Harbor 79 years ago

December 7, 2020

Dec. 7 marks the 79th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. On this day, 79 years ago, a surprise attack on Naval Station Pearl Harbor by the Imperial Japanese Navy brought the United...

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UNF Sports Data Analytics lab working with UNF tennis team, PGA Tour for research

December 3, 2020

Analytics has taken the world of sports by storm over the last two decades. UNF’s Sports Data Analytics (SDA) Lab is working to join the trend by partnering with SportsMEDIA Technology (SMT) Jacksonville...

This GOES-16 GeoColor satellite image taken Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020, at 2:40 p.m. EDT., and provided by NOAA, shows Hurricane Laura over the Gulf of Mexico. Hurricane Laura strengthened Wednesday into “an extremely dangerous Category 4 hurricane, The National Hurricane Center said.Laura is expected to strike Wednesday night into Thursday morning along the Louisiana-Texas border. (NOAA via AP)

Tropical Storm Eta now projected to move over Jacksonville, per NHC

November 11, 2020

The National Hurricane Center projects that Tropical Storm Eta will move eastward through northeast Florida over the next few days. The storm is currently projected to make landfall on the west coast...

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Election Update: Where are we now? What scenarios decide the election?

November 6, 2020

The country is still awaiting the results of the 2020 Election. No matter what the final Electoral College vote tally ends up being, this has been one of the closest and most contentious elections in this...

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Election Opinion: America prides itself as a beacon of democracy, but is it really?

November 4, 2020

As the country awaits the results of the 2020 Presidential Election with bated breath, there is one issue that hasn’t – and shouldn’t – go unnoticed. The United States likes to market itself...

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2020 U.S. Election Update: President Trump wins Florida, AP reports

November 4, 2020

President Trump has won Florida, the Associated Press reported at 12:35 a.m. Wednesday. The key swing state was considered a must-win in the president’s re-election bid. Despite losing Duval County,...

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Jacksonville mayor extends mask mandate for 30 more days

October 28, 2020

Mayor Lenny Curry extended Jacksonville’s mask mandate for another 30 days on Tuesday, the day it was set to expire. The mandate requires that people over the age of six must wear a mask indoors when...

Voters line up outside Beaches Library on Monday morning to cast their vote early. (Photo courtesy of Hannah Lee/ WOKV)

Early voting begins today for most of Northeast Florida. Here’s what you need to know.

October 19, 2020

Featured Image courtesy of Hannah Lee/WOKV. The 2020 election cycle is nearing its climax and Monday marks the beginning of the early voting period for several states, including Florida.  Voters...

UNFs COVID task force coordinator responds to increase of cases

UNF’s COVID task force coordinator responds to increase of cases

October 13, 2020

The person overseeing UNF's COVID-19 response gave a statement Tuesday regarding the school's substantial increase in cases. Spinnaker reported Tuesday morning that UNF's week-to-week total of coronavirus...

WATCH: Kamala Harris and Mike Pence face-to-face in the VP debate at 9 p.m.

WATCH: Kamala Harris and Mike Pence face-to-face in the VP debate at 9 p.m.

October 7, 2020

Vice President Mike Pence and Sen. Kamala Harris are set to face off in the vice presidential debate tonight at 9 p.m. Click the link below to watch: https://www.nbcnews.com/video/oct-7-vice-presidential-debate-93112389804

UNF Student Wellness Center. Photo credit Jonathan Merin.

BREAKING: Power outage hits Student Wellness Center

October 1, 2020

The Student Wellness Complex reported a power outage Thursday morning. In an alert sent at 10:33 a.m., the school notified students and faculty that power in the building was gone. The cause of the...

President Donald Trump gestures while speaking during the first presidential debate Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, at Case Western University and Cleveland Clinic, in Cleveland, Ohio. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

First presidential debate quickly goes off the rails

September 30, 2020

Misleading statements, personal attacks and incomprehensible yelling in Tuesday night’s presidential debate gave people a glimpse of what the lead-up to Nov. 3 will look like -- and reminded us that...

Spirit Week events will be hosted from Monday, Sept. 28 until Oct. 2

Osprey Life and Productions presents UNF Spirit Week

September 28, 2020

It smells like school spirit. Osprey Life and Productions will host several events throughout the week for a fun way to bring the UNF community together. Most of this week’s activities will be virtual,...

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UNF names Dr. Karen B. Patterson as Interim Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs

September 22, 2020

UNF has named Dr. Karen B. Patterson as the school’s interim provost and vice president of Academic Affairs. In a Tuesday press release, the school said Patterson will, “work closely with faculty...

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University urges students to report COVID violations amid evidence of students attending parties

September 16, 2020

The coronavirus has completely changed the way we live and will likely continue to do so for the foreseeable future. However, CDC and university guidelines have not slowed some college students down from...

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UNF Physics Department hosting annual photo competition

September 14, 2020

UNF’s Department of Physics is accepting entries for its annual Physics Photo Contest. Photos entered must be original and have to demonstrate, involve or encompass a concept of physics. All students...

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UNF hosting events this week to celebrate Constitution Day

September 14, 2020

On Sept. 17, 1787, the U.S. Constitution was signed, creating the groundwork of a social contract for a nation in its infancy. This week, UNF will be hosting events leading up to Thursday, Sept. 17 to...

Office for Civil Rights opens investigation into UNFs handling of Tanisha Crisp case

Office for Civil Rights opens investigation into UNF’s handling of Tanisha Crisp case

September 11, 2020

Spinnaker reported in June that Tanisha Crisp, a UNF Army ROTC student claimed the university failed to respond to a complaint of sexual misconduct by the unit’s Assistant Military Science Professor....

A look into the 2020 First Lady candidates

A look into the 2020 First Lady candidates

September 10, 2020

With fewer than 60 days until the 2020 Presidential Election, we know—for the most part—where both major party presidential candidates stand on issues and what they want to accomplish once they are...

What is Labor Day and why do we celebrate it?

What is Labor Day and why do we celebrate it?

September 7, 2020

On the first Monday of every September, students and workers throughout the United States and Canada enjoy a three-day weekend thanks to Labor Day. But how and why exactly did the celebration start? According...

UNF students blast Barstool for posting video of professor on Instagram

UNF students blast Barstool for posting video of professor on Instagram

September 1, 2020

UNF students are calling for a video posted on Instagram by Barstool’s UNF affiliate account to be removed because it was filmed without the knowledge of those involved. The video in question which...

Florida Department of Health says it inadvertently posted inconsistent school-related COVID-19 numbers

Florida Department of Health says it “inadvertently” posted inconsistent school-related COVID-19 numbers

August 25, 2020

The Florida Department of Health released reports Monday showing school-related COVID-19 cases recorded statewide since Aug. 10. The numbers, which have since been taken down from the website, included...

Monday morning Zoom outage hits users nationwide

Monday morning Zoom outage hits users nationwide

August 24, 2020

If you weren’t looking forward to your Monday morning virtual class, you may be in luck. There have been reports nationwide of Zoom undergoing partial outages, according to Down Detector and Zoom’s...

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What will a return to campus look like?

August 14, 2020

It’s that time of year again -- back to school. Students have already begun moving into dorms as classes begin on Monday. In the midst of a pandemic, a return to campus is going to look different than...

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Early voting for Florida’s primary begins this week: What you need to know

August 3, 2020

Monday marked the beginning of early voting for Florida’s Aug. 18 primary in Duval and Nassau counties, among others throughout the state. This primary is not to be confused with the presidential...

Hurricane Isaias projected path, per National Hurricane Center

Isaias Updates: Storm upgraded to Category 1 hurricane; UNF sends email alert

July 31, 2020

Tropical Storm Isaias was upgraded to a Category 1 hurricane Friday morning. After passing through Puerto Rico, the storm will likely spend Friday moving through the Bahamas on its way to Florida. The...

Conspiracies about vaccines have been around for a long time, the latest suggest that Bill Gates plans to use future Covid vaccines to microchip the population. (photo from unsplash.com)

Potential vaccine entering Phase 3 of clinincal trials, volunteers needed

July 28, 2020

Scientists believe they have found a contender against the Coronavirus -- a vaccine, and they are looking for participants for a large-scale clinical trial. Biotech company Moderna is beginning its...

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Protesters gather on campus for Tanisha Crisp and other victims of MST, and racial injustice

July 26, 2020

Dozens of members of the UNF community gathered Saturday on the green to protest on behalf of Tanisha Crisp, an Army ROTC student who says the school mishandled the investigation of a sexual misconduct...

President Trump will accept his nomination in Jacksonville in August. (Graphic courtesy of WOKV)

Trump cancels RNC in Jax

July 23, 2020

The Republican National Convention will no longer be held in Jacksonville, President Trump announced in a Thursday White House press briefing. “I told my team it’s time to cancel the Jacksonville,...

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Looking for a job on campus in the fall? Here are some available positions you may be interested in

July 20, 2020

Whether you are in need of a financial boost or just have some free time during the week, UNF offers several paid positions for students in most departments on campus, even despite COVID-19. Last fall,...

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Provost Rhodes releases statement regarding federal policy on foreign students

July 13, 2020

UNF’s provost Simon Rhodes released a statement Friday regarding the status of the international students' ability to continue taking classes in the fall. Rhodes released the statement in response...

FILE - In this  July 5, 2020, file photo, healthcare workers help each other with their personal protective equipment at a drive-thru coronavirus testing site outside Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla. The PPE that was in dangerously short supply during the initial weeks of the coronavirus crisis in the U.S. is running out again as the virus resumes its rapid spread and the number of hospitalized patients climbs. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)

All eyes on Florida after smashing daily record for new coronavirus cases

July 13, 2020

Florida was deemed the new global epicenter for COVID-19 last week. On Sunday, the state recorded 15,300 new cases -- the highest single-day increase in any state. New York held the previous high with...

Jacksonville gets three new COVID-19 testing sites

Jacksonville gets three new COVID-19 testing sites

July 7, 2020

Three new coronavirus testing sites will open around Jacksonville on Wednesday. The locations are expected to allow the city to test an additional 3,000 people daily while also reducing long lines at...

UNF provides update on Fall 2020 classes

UNF provides update on Fall 2020 classes

July 1, 2020

The University of North Florida announced Monday that some fall classes will switch to a fully remote format in response to the surge of coronavirus cases. “Students who are already registered...

Rapper DaBaby invokes imagery of George Floyds murder during B.E.T. Awards performance. (Photo courtesy of Rolling Stone)

Powerful performances highlight 2020 B.E.T. awards

June 29, 2020

“Our Culture Can’t Be Cancelled” was the defining slogan of the 2020 B.E.T. Awards on Sunday night, celebrating black culture. The show kicked off with 12-year-old Jacksonville native, Keedron...

Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-D.C., wears a 51st state facemask during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 25, 2020, about D.C. statehood. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Jacksonville mandates masks effective 5 p.m. Monday

June 29, 2020

The City of Jacksonville will enforce masks in public places and indoors, city officials announced Monday afternoon. The mandate will go into effect 5 p.m. Monday. This comes after an emergency City...

Board of elections worker Valerie Tyree cleans an election booth after a person voted in the states primary election at the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections, Tuesday, April 28, 2020, in Cleveland. The first major test of an almost completely vote-by-mail election during a pandemic is unfolding Tuesday in Ohio, offering lessons to other states about how to conduct one of the most basic acts of democracy amid a health crisis. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

President warns against mail-in voter fraud; studies show fraud unlikely

June 26, 2020

In recent weeks, absentee voting (or voting by mail) has come under attack from President Trump. “There is tremendous evidence of fraud whenever you have mail-in ballots,” the president said in...

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Domestic violence tends to increase during times of crisis; COVID is likely no different

June 25, 2020

Millions of people worldwide have, for the most part, been staying at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For many, this can be a personal hell, especially for those trapped in homes with their abusers. The...

Tim Cook recaps some of the new technologies shown at WWDC20.

Apple unveils new technologies and features at annual conference

June 23, 2020

Tech giant, Apple, kicked off its all-online Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) on Monday with some major announcements about upcoming updates and features for its products. Here are some of the...

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Massive Saharan dust cloud to hit the U.S. this week

June 23, 2020

A massive plume of dust from the Sahara desert has traveled across the Atlantic Ocean into the Caribbean Sea and is expected to make its way into Mexico and parts of the United States later this week. Photographers...

This GOES-16 satellite image taken Wednesday, Aug. 28, 209, at 17:20 UTC and provided by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), shows Dorian, a Category 1 hurricane, crossing over the U.S. and British Virgin Islands. Forecasters say it could grow to Category 3 status as it nears the U.S. mainland as early as the weekend.  (NOAA via AP)

Active hurricane season has potential to exacerbate pandemic effects

June 19, 2020

As if 2020 hasn’t been eventful enough through the first five-and-a-half months, meteorologists nationwide predict an above average hurricane season this year. In May, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric...

UNF ROTC student claims university mishandled sexual misconduct case

UNF ROTC student claims university mishandled sexual misconduct case

June 19, 2020

A student in the University of North Florida’s U.S. Army ROTC program alleges she was sexually harassed by the program’s Assistant Military Science Professor in October 2019. A female cadet claims...

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A current timeline of the BLM movement

June 17, 2020

2020 has seen a historic rise in global civil rights protests. Here is a timeline of what has happened so far.  February 23  25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery is shot down while jogging in his hometown...

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Supreme Court rules LGBT workers are protected by Civil Rights law

June 15, 2020

The Supreme Court ruled Monday that gay and transgender workers are protected from workplace discrimination under the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The 6 to 3 vote by the court handed the LGBTQ community...

Be the Change: A Virtual Candlelight Vigil for Racial Justice

Be the Change: UNF hosts virtual candlelight vigil for racial justice

June 11, 2020

Hundreds of members of the UNF community came together online Wednesday night to show solidarity with the black community and to honor the lives of those lost to racially motivated police brutality. Over...

Confederate statue removed from Jacksonville park overnight

Confederate statue removed from Jacksonville park overnight

June 9, 2020

A monument depicting a Confederate soldier was taken down Monday night from the pedestal it once stood on in Hemming Park, just outside Jacksonville City Hall. City Hall was the scene for a protest...

SDS joins Jacksonville protest (photo by Matthew St. Jean).

Q&A with UNF Students for a Democratic Society

June 2, 2020

Black leaders of UNF’s Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) shared their thoughts with Spinnaker regarding nationwide protests against racial injustice. Several members of the student organization...

Netflix adds Avatar:The Last Airbender

Netflix adds Avatar:The Last Airbender

May 19, 2020

Saddle up your flying bisons. The hit Nickelodeon show Avatar: The Last Airbender flew onto Netflix’s lineup over the weekend. Fans of the show have been yearning for it to arrive on a major streaming...

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State University System of Florida prepping guidelines for universities to return in fall

May 18, 2020

The State University System of Florida announced in a press release Monday that it is preparing a set of guidelines that will allow for public universities in the state to safely reopen for the fall semester. “The...

UNF internal search committee interviews candidates for new VP of Jobs position

UNF internal search committee interviews candidates for new VP of Jobs position

May 4, 2020

This story has been updated to reflect it was an internal search committee interviewing candidates, not the Board of Trustees. In a series of Zoom meetings throughout the week, an internal search committee...

A look back at the Ospreys’ ASUN Quarterfinal win against JU

A look back at the Ospreys’ ASUN Quarterfinal win against JU

April 25, 2020

With the second seed in the ASUN playoffs, the senior-laden Ospreys team were poised to make a deep postseason run and even win the conference tournament to punch a ticket to the NCAA Tournament. That...

UNF women’s hoops hungry for title after historic 2019 campaign

UNF women’s hoops hungry for title after historic 2019 campaign

April 7, 2020

Video by: Zach Yearwood Featured image by: Darvin Nelson A gloomy aura surrounded the locker room after the UNF women’s basketball team dropped it’s final home game of the season. The loss to...

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WWE, Esports highlight live sporting events still taking place

April 1, 2020

Although most sporting events have been canceled or postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there are still some events occurring that you can watch. WrestleMania 36 Death, taxes and Vince McMahon...

Jazz Bond follows through with her shot.

Fourth quarter run not enough to tackle top-seed FGCU

March 12, 2020

North Florida’s women’s basketball team fell 73-57 to the #1 seeded FGCU Eagles Wednesday night in the ASUN Championship Semifinal. An early 17-3 run following the first media timeout got the Eagles...

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Breaking down Coronavirus: Addressing myths and some helpful tips

March 11, 2020

Over the past month or so, the world has been keeping a close eye on a new strain of a virus which has spread faster than wildfire. Since the first reported case in Wuhan, China towards the end of 2019,...

Overtime surge pushes Ospreys to ASUN Semifinal

Overtime surge pushes Ospreys to ASUN Semifinal

March 8, 2020

Featured image by: Zach Yearwood College basketball in the third month of the year is called March Madness for a reason. Sunday’s ASUN Quarterfinal game between the Jacksonville Dolphins and North...

Here is what you need to know about Census 2020

Here is what you need to know about Census 2020

March 5, 2020

With a new decade upon us, it is time to acknowledge an event that comes with it: the U.S. Census. Very few college students are old enough to remember their parents participating in the last census...

Jazz Bond put up 11 points with 10 rebounds in the loss to NJIT.

Bond leads Ospreys in wire-to-wire win

March 2, 2020

Featured image by: Darvin Nelson North Florida’s women’s basketball team ended their season with a 62-60 road win against Stetson, bringing them to 8-8 in conference play this year. A two-point...

UNF Womens Basketball Head Coach Darrick Gibbs answers the medias questions with a trio of his players.

Baker dominates over Ospreys

February 24, 2020

Featured image by: Darvin Nelson North Florida’s women’s basketball team snuffed out the Flames in their previous matchup this season. Liberty got their revenge Monday night at home in a commanding...

Seniors shine against Bisons

Seniors shine against Bisons

February 23, 2020

Featured image by: Darvin Nelson Five seniors, 17 combined seasons, and 5,349 total points. UNF’s men’s basketball team’s class of 2020 has left quite the mark in North Florida’s record books...

Jazz Bond had 13 rebounds in the ASUN/MAAC Challenge. Photo by Khorri Newton.

Ospreys upset by Bisons on Senior Day

February 22, 2020

Featured image by: Khorri Newton Adrienne Jackson, Janesha Green, Dasha Eremeeva and Victoria Patrick possibly played their last game at UNF Arena on Saturday. Unfortunately, they were unable to stomp...

Ospreys drop first River City Rumble matchup of the year

February 17, 2020

Featured image by: Kaitlyn Bowers North Florida’s women’s basketball team fought hard but fell to the Jacksonville Dolphins Monday night, 69-60. “We talk about specific things that we needed...

Birds of Trey knock down Lions in wire-to-wire win

February 15, 2020

Featured image by: Darvin Nelson The Ospreys men’s basketball team took care of the visiting North Alabama Lions on Saturday. Although the Lions were never out of the game (they even got within one...

Ospreys chip away 20-point lead to defeat Lions

February 15, 2020

Featured image by: Darvin Nelson A 20-point deficit was not enough to hold the Ospreys women’s basketball team on Saturday. The team fought relentlessly through the second half to snap their three-game...

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Black History Month: Director of ‘Hair Love’, Matthew A. Cherry wins Oscar

February 13, 2020

Afrocentric hairstyles have long been stigmatized in American culture. Locs have been prohibited from many a workplace with afros and cornrows being viewed as “unprofessional”.  There has been...

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Opinion: Iowa and New Hampshire’s demographics make them unfit for hosting the first caucus and primary

February 11, 2020

We are well on the road to the 2020 election and several key events will help dictate which candidate from the Democratic Party will be on the ballot against President Trump in November. The first of...

Escobar’s clutch trey seals Ospreys win

Escobar’s clutch trey seals Ospreys win

February 6, 2020

Featured image by: Darvin Nelson The North Florida Ospreys men’s basketball team got their revenge against the NJIT Highlanders with an 82-75 win on the road. Despite only scoring five points...

UNF basketball makes splash in annual cancer fundraiser

UNF basketball makes splash in annual cancer fundraiser

February 6, 2020

Featured image by: Darvin Nelson  Video by: Zach Yearwood and Cameron Visconti Every January, college basketball teams around the country, including UNF, participate in the Coaches vs. Cancer fundraiser. [embedyt]...

Ospreys steamroll past Owls

Ospreys steamroll past Owls

February 1, 2020

Video by: Zach Yearwood and Brett Nweeia Featured image by: Darvin Nelson UNF’s men’s basketball team dominated the Owls, 86-45, at home Saturday night. Senior Wajid Aminu recorded five blocks,...

Bond, Ospreys continue hot streak with win over Kennesaw State

Bond, Ospreys continue hot streak with win over Kennesaw State

February 1, 2020

Featured image and video by: Zach Yearwood In one of their best defensive performances of the season, the UNF women’s basketball team routed the Kennesaw State Owls, 57-33. [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=int3YxhavuQ[/embedyt] The...

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Sams, Ospreys top Hatters at home

January 30, 2020

Featured image by: Khorri Newton Although they won by 13 points and never gave up the lead, the Ospreys had to fight tooth and nail for their 78-65 win against the Stetson Hatters Thursday night. Both...

Gandia-Rosa’s 30-point night not enough in loss to Bisons

Gandia-Rosa’s 30-point night not enough in loss to Bisons

January 25, 2020

Featured image by: Darvin Nelson The Birds of Trey were flying high coming off their win against Liberty on Thursday to take the top spot in the ASUN. However, they were shot down on the road Saturday...

Garrett Sams scored 16 points in the win over Kennesaw State Photo by: Darvin Nelson

Clutch free throw from Sams lifts Ospreys past Flames

January 23, 2020

Featured image by: Darvin Nelson The North Florida Ospreys’ men’s basketball team dethroned Liberty from the top of the ASUN standings Thursday in a nail-biter, winning 71-70. JT Escobar...

Late surge not enough for Ospreys to overcome large deficit

January 11, 2020

Featured image by: Darvin Nelson “Live by the three, die by the three.” This adage rang true for North Florida’s men’s basketball team as the Birds of Trey lost to NJIT at home, 78-66. UNF...

Green’s historic double-double lifts Ospreys past Highlanders

January 11, 2020

Featured Image by: Darvin Nelson Video by: Kaitlyn Bowers The Ospreys’ women’s basketball team ran away with a 71-48 home win against the NJIT Highlanders on Saturday. Four players scored...

Jazz Bond had 13 rebounds in the ASUN/MAAC Challenge. Photo by Khorri Newton.

Lions stave off Ospreys in final seconds of conference opener

January 4, 2020

Down three with three seconds left in the conference opener against North Alabama, the Ospreys failed to execute in a 54-51 loss.  Both defenses opened strongly; the two teams combined for only...

Ospreys lock down Owls with impressive defensive performance

Ospreys lock down Owls with impressive defensive performance

January 3, 2020

The UNF Men’s Basketball team began their year – and their conference schedule – with a 76-57 road win against Kennesaw State. The Birds of Trey relied on its defense to overcome a lackluster...

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Seniors combine for 40 in win over Tigers

December 31, 2019

North Florida’s Women’s Basketball team ended the year with an emphatic 80-51 win over Edward Waters College behind standout performances from seniors Adrienne Jackson and Janesha Green.  Jackson...

Birds of Trey fall short to Governors

Birds of Trey fall short to Governors

December 8, 2019

Featured image by: Darvin Nelson In a battle for the full forty minutes, the Ospreys couldn’t deliver late in the game, losing 90-83 to Austin Peay.  Led by a 20-point double-double (12 rebounds)...

Carter Hendricksen scored 21 points in the win over NJIT.

Hendricksen, Escobar combine for 45 in win over High Point

December 3, 2019

Featured image by: Darvin Nelson Video by: Brett Nweeia The Birds of Trey made a statement in their first game back home from their Las Vegas Tournament. The Ospreys defeated legendary head coach...

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Jaguars bench Foles; Minshew Magic not enough to come back against Buccaneers

December 2, 2019

A second-half shutout and a surge from Gardner Minshew II were not enough to help the Jaguars (4-8) get past the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (5-7), losing 28-11.  The Buccaneers’ defense was red-hot in...

Garza, Hawkeyes heat up late against Ospreys

Garza, Hawkeyes heat up late against Ospreys

November 22, 2019

Featured image by: Darvin Nelson Sparked by a 17-4 run early in the second half, the Iowa Hawkeyes pulled away from the Ospreys with a standout performance from Luka Garza in an 83-68 win.  The...

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Foles returns in pivotal division matchup against Colts

November 17, 2019

The Jacksonville Jaguars (4-5) are finally back from their bye week and will battle the division rival Indianapolis Colts (5-4) on Sunday with Nick Foles back on the field.   In their previous matchup,...

Ospreys edge past Golden Eagles in nail-biter

Ospreys edge past Golden Eagles in nail-biter

November 15, 2019

Featured image by: Lili Weinstein Video by: Brett Nweeia There seems to be a common trend of late-game drama for the UNF Men’s Basketball team when they play at home this season. That trend continued...

Ospreys fly past Royals in home opener

Ospreys fly past Royals in home opener

November 9, 2019

Featured image by: Darvin Nelson Video by: Brett Nweeia The UNF Women’s Basketball team breezed past the Warner Royals in their home opener for a 110-46 win.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q487Dg9t5KA The...

Janesha Green scored 13 points in the win over Holy Cross.

Ospreys fall in season opener to Badgers

November 6, 2019

The UNF Women’s Basketball team lost their season opener, 75-62, to the Wisconsin Badgers on Tuesday, November 5.  Jazz Bond struggled on offense in the first game of the season, making only one...

Adrienne Jackson scored eight points in the loss to Liberty

UNF Women’s Basketball season preview

November 5, 2019

After a run to the ASUN semifinals last season and a run to the quarterfinals the year before, the team is ready to take the next step and reach the ASUN Championship game.  [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mobZXUZDZWQ[/embedyt] “It’s...

Ospreys clip Owls in four sets

Ospreys clip Owls in four sets

October 27, 2019

Featured image by: Darvin Nelson After dropping the first set, the Ospreys won three straight to hand the Kennesaw State Owls their second conference loss of the season.  The Owls took a deceptively...

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Jaguars look to ground struggling Jets

October 27, 2019

The Jacksonville Jaguars (3-4) will look to take down the New York Jets (1-5) at home on Sunday, October 27 after pouncing on the Cincinnati Bengals last week, 27-17. The Jets, on the other hand, were...

Hatters pull off reverse sweep against Ospreys

Hatters pull off reverse sweep against Ospreys

October 25, 2019

Featured image by: Darvin Nelson After taking the first two sets, the Ospreys’ lead slipped away as Stetson won three straight sets for a reverse sweep.    The Ospreys took an early...

China-U.S. tension dribbles into to the sports world

China-U.S. tension dribbles into to the sports world

October 25, 2019

At what point does money impede freedom of speech in America? The question has come to the forefront of attention this month in the realm of sports. With the NBA season officially underway, it is easy...

UNF Basketball Media Day recap

UNF Basketball Media Day recap

October 23, 2019

Featured image by: Dan Parker Videos by: Brett Nweeia Both the UNF Men's and Women's Basketball teams met with the local media to discuss the outlook for the upcoming season and what to expect from...

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Late surge lifts Jaguars past Bengals

October 21, 2019

Despite being down 10-9 early in the fourth quarter, the Jaguars pounced in the final minutes of the game to take the 27-17 road win against the Cincinnati Bengals. For the first three quarters, the...

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Minshew Mania, Jaguars look to bounce back against Bengals

October 20, 2019

The Jacksonville Jaguars (2-4) are back on the road to play the Cincinnati Bengals (0-6). The Jaguars are coming off to a 13-6 loss to the New Orleans Saints. Although the defense stepped up, the Jaguars...

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Underclassmen shine in UNF Volleyball’s third-straight win

October 18, 2019

Featured image by: Lili Weinstein The Ospreys won their third straight match by outlasting the North Alabama Lions in four sets with stellar performances by Sophomore Solimar Cestero and freshmen Maddie...

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Florida legislature proposes bill allowing athletes to profit

October 13, 2019

‘Should college athletes be paid?’ This question has been the center of controversy surrounding the NCAA in recent years. California recently passed the Fair Pay to Play Act, which is intended...

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Saints come marching into Jacksonville

October 13, 2019

The Jacksonville Jaguars (2-3) return home to battle the New Orleans Saints (4-1). The Jaguars come into this game after a road loss to the Carolina Panthers. Despite a strong offensive performance,...

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McCaffrey, Panthers run over Jaguars in Week 5 showdown

October 7, 2019

The Jacksonville Jaguars were handed a 34-27 loss by the Carolina Panthers, led by running back Christian McCaffrey. Despite staying in reach for most of the game, the Jaguars had no answer for Christian...

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