Brianna Smith

Brianna is a senior Multimedia Journalism major at Florida Atlantic University where she is also a Staff Writer for the University Press. She is working hard to learn and grow as a journalist, here at the Boca Raton Tribune--as Sports Editor-- with a goal of becoming a Sports Reporter for ESPN.

By Brianna Smith On Tuesday, April 27th, 2021
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First Base With FAU Softball Head Coach Joan Joyce

The saying “Jack of all trades and master of none” just might be put to rest by the all time FAU softball coach Joan Joyce. Since dedicating her time to the women’s softball athletics program in 1994 More...

By Brianna Smith On Tuesday, April 13th, 2021
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Senior Spotlight: Keeping it Forward With Miracle Porter

There are some people who develop skill and there are others who are born with natural talent– FAU’s own senior forward Miracle Porter has the best of both worlds as she acquires the two. Porter More...

By Brianna Smith On Friday, March 19th, 2021
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Women With A Voice In Sports: Lynn University Women’s Basketball Head coach

Brianna Smith: How has coaching a team impacted your life? Julia Huddleson Tucker: “All of the young women I’ve coached have made a huge impact on my life. My goal as a coach is to mentor these young More...

By Brianna Smith On Friday, March 12th, 2021
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Senior Spotlight: First- String- First with Ahman Ross

For some, sports go beyond just the extracurricular activity you decide on as a middle school student. This happens to be true for Ahman Ross and his first steps which led him to a football field at the tender More...

By Brianna Smith On Saturday, March 6th, 2021
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FAU Football: A Look Into The Owls Spring Football Preparation For The Fall ‘21 Season

Going into this next football season, the Owls are flying into a season of newness as they have welcomed new coaches and returning players. During this spring football training season, they are making sure that More...

By Brianna Smith On Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021
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Senior Spotlight: On Track with Megan Giovanniello

Florida Atlantic track and field athlete Megan Giovanniello began running at the age of nine years old and it was into something she would soon fall in love with.  Megan Giovanniello “I started at More...

By Brianna Smith On Thursday, February 18th, 2021
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Nike Does Its Best To Make Sure “One Shoe Convenience’s All”

Earlier this month Nike released what will be a hand-free slip-on shoe; simply insert your foot and go. However, from one’s life experience, an idea is born. This happens to be the case for Boca Raton native, More...

By Brianna Smith On Tuesday, February 16th, 2021
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What Keeps This 65-year Marriage Going Through A Pandemic: Love, Laughter, and The Covid-19 Vaccine

As vaccines begin to be more accessible to seniors, a Boca Raton couple of 65 years, express what they are most grateful for this Valentine’s day weekend: of course love and their liberty after being vaccinated.  Rita More...

By Brianna Smith On Friday, February 12th, 2021
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FAU Women’s Basketball: Lady Owls Earn Their Third Home Court Win

The FAU women’s basketball team brought the competition home, to the Burrow, as they went head to head against the UTSA and won 72-59. Last weekend, the Lady Owls played against Western Kentucky where they More...

By Brianna Smith On Tuesday, February 9th, 2021
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Owls Announce 2021 Football Schedule

Ranked second in Conference USA East, for their 2020 season, the Florida Atlantic Owls have released their schedule for the upcoming 2021 season on Jan. 27. The Owls past season was a bit bumpy seeing as More...