ESPN 98.1 FM – 850 AM WRUF http://www.wruf.com ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF Sat, 08 Feb 2020 15:26:54 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.3.1 http://www.wruf.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/cropped-ESPN-LOGO-32x32.png ESPN 98.1 FM – 850 AM WRUF http://www.wruf.com 32 32 Hawthorne vs P.K. Yonge: A Boy’s Basketball Rivalry Built on Respect http://www.wruf.com/headlines/2020/02/08/hawthorne-vs-p-k-yonge-a-boys-basketball-rivalry-built-on-respect/ Sat, 08 Feb 2020 12:41:32 +0000 http://www.wruf.com/?p=269594 By: Michael Kennedy and Syltavius Kelley When you think of the best rivalries in sports a few that come to mind are the Celtics vs Lakers, Yankees vs Red Sox, Bears vs Packers, and Gators vs Bulldogs. One thing each of these rivalries has in common is that they’re built off of a pure dislike …

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Preview : Gator Men’s Basketball Hit The Road Against Ole Miss http://www.wruf.com/headlines/2020/02/08/preview-gator-mens-basketball-hit-the-road-against-ole-miss/ Sat, 08 Feb 2020 12:37:53 +0000 http://www.wruf.com/?p=269962 The Gators men’s basketball team is on the road to face the Ole Miss Rebels on Saturday.  These two teams met earlier in the season in Gainesville and Florida came away with a 71-55 victory. Florida Gators (14-8, 6-3) The Gators are coming off a very impressive 22 point comeback win against Georgia where their sophomore …

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Gator Softball: Lugo Lifts Gators in 2020 Season Opener http://www.wruf.com/headlines/2020/02/08/gator-softball-lugo-lifts-gators-in-2020-season-opener/ Sat, 08 Feb 2020 12:31:05 +0000 http://www.wruf.com/?p=269960 The number 7/9-ranked Florida softball entered its season opener with a lot of questions. And while it’s still early, through their first game of the season, they left not only with a 4-1 win over Illinois State — but with some answers. Productive pitching Perhaps the biggest question surrounding Florida softball is who would fill …

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Eastside takes on Hamilton County in districts tuneup http://www.wruf.com/headlines/2020/02/08/eastside-takes-on-hamilton-county-in-districts-tuneup/ Sat, 08 Feb 2020 12:22:46 +0000 http://www.wruf.com/?p=269934 The Eastside boy’s basketball team will take on the Hamilton County Trojans at home on Saturday; this will be their last game before the start of the 4A District 5 Championships. Successful Season It has been a great season for the Rams so far, and they will be looking to keep up the momentum against …

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No. 2 Florida Gymnastics Finishes First While Hosting Tri-Meet http://www.wruf.com/headlines/2020/02/08/no-2-florida-gymnastics-finishes-first-while-hosting-tri-meet/ Sat, 08 Feb 2020 12:18:25 +0000 http://www.wruf.com/?p=269956 Friday night’s tri-meet hosted by the Gator gymnastics team with three top 20 teams did not disappoint.  Big scores were made and career-bests were made.  The second ranked Florida Gators remains undefeated and picks up two wins in one night. Final Totals of The Meet: 1) No.2 Florida Gators -197.875 2) No.4 Denver -197.250 3) No.18 Iowa …

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Episcopal Spoils Wolves’ Senior Night http://www.wruf.com/headlines/2020/02/07/episcopal-spoils-wolves-senior-night/ Sat, 08 Feb 2020 04:26:08 +0000 http://www.wruf.com/?p=269940 The St. Francis Catholic Academy boy’s basketball team lost an absolute heartbreaker, 70-65, to the Episcopal School of Jacksonville Eagles. There were numerous lead changes, high senior night emotions, and two buzzer-beaters: one that was and then one that wasn’t. Episcopal Spoils Wolves’ Senior Night Senior Sadness This loss stings extra hard for the Wolves, …

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Tampa Bay Vipers’ Squad Jam-Packed With Former Gators http://www.wruf.com/headlines/2020/02/07/tampa-bay-vipers-squad-jam-packed-with-former-gators/ Fri, 07 Feb 2020 23:25:48 +0000 http://www.wruf.com/?p=269658 For those who can’t get enough football, you’re in luck. Football is back, as the XFL’s Tampa Bay Vipers kick off their inaugural season on Sunday when they head up North to face the New York Guardians. The squad features a multitude of well-known college athletes, with a majority of them having ties in the …

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The Florida Women’s Basketball Team Heads Home to Face Georgia http://www.wruf.com/headlines/2020/02/07/the-florida-womens-basketball-team-heads-home-to-face-georgia/ Fri, 07 Feb 2020 23:23:39 +0000 http://www.wruf.com/?p=269832 The Florida Gators Women’s Basketball team is coming off a 70-62 road victory against number 13 Kentucky. They are now set for another SEC matchup against the Georgia Bulldogs this weekend on their home turf. Kentucky Recap After five straight losses, the Gators were able to turn it around in Lexington Kentucky last Sunday. The …

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Football Season is Back Thanks to the XFL http://www.wruf.com/headlines/2020/02/07/football-season-is-back-thanks-to-the-xfl/ Fri, 07 Feb 2020 20:16:42 +0000 http://www.wruf.com/?p=269662 Football is no longer just a fall sport. The XFL will have its debut game this Saturday at 2 p.m. with Seattle facing DC. The XFL Basics The league is backed by WWE chairman and CEO Vince McMahon and has a total of eight teams based around the country. St. Louis BattleHawks Seattle Dragons Dallas …

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Gators Women’s Lacrosse Ready for Season Opener http://www.wruf.com/headlines/2020/02/07/gators-womens-lacrosse-ready-for-season-opener/ Fri, 07 Feb 2020 20:05:27 +0000 http://www.wruf.com/?p=269506&preview=true&preview_id=269506 The Gators women’s lacrosse team is set to kick-off their season Saturday, Feb. 8 as the 14th-ranked team in the country. The ladies will face the No. 18 Colorado Buffaloes for their home opener. Florida will matchup against nine ranked teams this season:  No. 1 Maryland, No. 2 North Carolina, No. 6 Princeton, No. 11 …

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