FAU wins ESPN Events Invitational and other south Florida college basketball news

Last Saturday, FAU stunningly lost a home game to little Bryant College. But the Owls bounced back in a big way winning the ESPN Events Invitational at Disney World on Sunday afternoon. In the final the Owls defeated Virginia Tech 84-50. On Friday, FAU beat Texas A&M and on Thursday the Owls had beat Butler. The Owls have been without More...

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By Kartik Krishnaiyer On Thursday, October 5th, 2023

Before Brightline there was the USAir Florida Shuttle

In early 1993, USAir (later known as US Airways) with newly-minted investment from British Airways launched the USAir Florida Shuttle to link cities within the state to one another. The shuttle featured hourly More...

By Kartik Krishnaiyer On Sunday, October 1st, 2023

Remembering Jimmy Buffett’s Florida which we’ve lost

NOTE: This story originally ran on The Florida Squeeze Jimmy Buffett’s passing is symbolic of the Florida we once had and have now lost. Buffett was the greatest symbol of the unique Florida culture we More...

By Kartik Krishnaiyer On Saturday, September 30th, 2023

Boca Raton’s Pondhawk Natural Area

During the 1970’s and 80’s much of Boca Raton’s economy was stimulated by IBM. The 79-acre Pondhawk Natural Area was once part of the huge IBM campus. The Palm Beach County-managed Natural Area More...

By Online News On Monday, October 26th, 2015

Strikers To Participate In Florida Cup

The Fort Lauderdale Strikers today announced the club’s participation in the 2016 Florida Cup, set for January in Orlando, Fla. and South Florida. Strikers General Manager Caio Zanardi made the announcement. Fort More...

By Bocatribune On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

Strikers three-game win streak snapped in Minnesota

The Fort Lauderdale Strikers (4-0-2, 12 pts) lose 3-1 to Minnesota United FC (5-0-1, 15 pts) and fall three points behind first place with just three games remaining in the short NASL Spring Season. The first half More...

By Bocatribune On Monday, May 19th, 2014

Strikers Continue to Streak, Easily Defeats Atlanta

Photo by Rosa Cavalcanti By: Pedro Heizer The Strikers are on a roll. For the first time since 2011 the club has a three-game winning streak after a commanding 4-0 victory over the Atlanta Silverbacks at Lockhart More...

By Bocatribune On Monday, May 12th, 2014

Strikers Move Into Second Place in NASL Standings with 3-1 Win Versus Edmonton

The Fort Lauderdale Strikers left Canada with the full three points after defeating FC Edmonton 3-1 at Clarke Stadium in Edmonton, Alberta. With the win, the Strikers (3W-0T-1L) move up to take sole possession of More...

By Bocatribune On Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

Strikers Earn Home Draw Against Carolina to Remain in Title Hunt

The Fort Lauderdale Strikers and the Carolina RailHawks had to settle for a point each after a hard-fought battle ended in a 1-1 tie at Lockhart Stadium, Saturday night. Both sides finished with 10 men after Carlos More...

By Bocatribune On Friday, November 2nd, 2012

Forward Pecka Resigns with Fort Lauderdale

The Fort Lauderdale Strikers have announced the resigning of Brazilian midfielder Wellington “Pecka” Paeckart for the 2013 season with a club option for 2014. Pecka appeared in 24 games for the Strikers in 2012, More...

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