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Jordan Harirchi

May 8, 2012

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...

Osprey’s drop their third straight in tight game


January 17, 2012

By Jordan Harirchi, Asst. Sports Editor Email Jordan at [email protected] Follow @spinnakersports After giving up only 23 points in the first half, the UNF men’s basketball team gives up 41 in the second and lose...

Ospreys drop second game at home, second in a row


January 14, 2012

By Josh Brannock, Sports Editor Email Josh at [email protected] Follow @spinnakersports After starting Atlantic Sun conference play hot, UNF had hit a rough patch. Losing two of its last four conference games, t...

UNF downs the Eagles with improbable comeback


January 7, 2012

By Josh Brannock, Sports Editor Email Josh at [email protected] Follow @spinnakersports After entering halftime down by 17 against Florida Gulf Coast Jan. 7, the UNF Ospreys (9-8, 3-1) made it clear to the rest of the ...

Parker Smith eclipses 20 points in a game for first time this year to lead Ospreys to victory


December 31, 2011

Jordan Harirchi, Assistant Sports Editor Email Jordan at [email protected] Follow @spinnakersports The UNF men's basketball team returned home Dec. 30 for the first time since the 80-58 trouncing of Jacksonville Universi...

Men's basketball looks to pull off upset in Alabama


December 18, 2011

Josh Brannock, Sports Editor Email Josh at [email protected] Follow @spinnakersports After failing to squeeze by Kansas State in overtime Dec. 11, the upset minded Ospreys looked to avenge their loss by beating Aubur...

Jaguars fans talk about blackout effects on students


November 4, 2009

Tickets to games too expensive, students turn to alternative ways for sports coverage When Phillip Schwartz, a life-long Jacksonville Jaguars fan, talks about the team, he doesn’t use the word “they,” he uses “we....

Good Samaritan actions shouldn’t be punished


September 16, 2009

How far would you go to keep one of your friends from driving home drunk? Would you fight him or her? Would you call the police? What about locking them in the closet? Shawne Merriman made a decision — it saved a life. MTV...

Staff Blog: Merriman proves athletes and stars don’t mix


September 7, 2009

San Diego County deputies responded to a call from San Diego Chargers linebacker Shawne Merriman’s house around 3:45 a.m. Sept. 6. Merriman’s girlfriend, reality television star Tila Nguyen “Tequila”, placed an emergency...

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