UCF's all-time freshman home run leader announces he's transferring to Florida State
A local product is returning home. Drew Faurot, a former Florida High two-sport star who set the freshman home run record at Central Florida this past season, is transferring to Florida State. Faurot announced his decision Thursday night via Instagram, just days after UCF fired coach Greg Lovelady after seven...
Friends Of Ex-Florida Basketball Star Asking For Prayers
Friends of former Florida Gators basketball star Patric Young are asking for prayers on Wednesday. Young, 31, was paralyzed in a car accident that took place last summer. Now, the former SEC basketball star, who won Defensive Player of the Year in 2014, is reportedly fighting a serious ...
Man who started Orange County golf tournament for charity playing the long game
ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – Bill Dillard can’t sink a hole in one, but he’s on par to raise $2 million for charity through the golf tournament he started 40 years ago. “I play about six times a year so I’m pretty much an expert,” said Dillard with a laugh as he stood on the putting green at Orange County National Golf Center and Lodge. “If I’m watching somebody really good, I get the urge for about 10 minutes and then I look for a fishing pole.”
UCF’s Rise to the Big 12 Feels Fast, Because It Is
On the rooftop of a swanky hotel on the West Side of Manhattan, it’s clear things are about to change for UCF. A spirited group of alumni gathered to meet with coaches of the football and men’s and women’s basketball teams, and AD Terry Mohajir. The Knights are just about to finish their life cycle in the American Athletic conference and start anew in the Big 12. It’s fitting that they’ve taken their show on the road in the city commissioner Brett Yormark calls home.
College Football's Cheez-It Bowl Has Officially Changed Its Name
The Cheez-It Bowl is no longer a thing. On Wednesday, it was officially announced that the Cheez-It Bowl has been changed to the Pop-Tarts Bowl. This year's Pop-Tarts Bowl will take place on Dec. 28. It'll begin at 5:45 p.m. ET and be televised on ESPN. Like the Cheez-It Bowl though, ...
Big 12 Conference announces kickoff times, broadcast assignments for first three games on UCF 2023 schedule
Kickoff times and TV information for UCF's three non-conference football games of its debut Big 12 season were released Wednesday afternoon. The Knights will open the season on a Thursday night for the sixth time in the last seven seasons, hosting Kent State at 7 p.m. on FS1. Twenty years ago, UCF and...
Four-Star CB Cai Bates Includes Vols In Top Schools Ahead of Visit
2024 four-star corner Cai Bates cut his list down to ten schools, and he remains high on the Tennessee Volunteers.
College Football Fans React To 'Pop-Tarts Bowl' Announcement
If there's one word to define college football, that word would be "change." From the emergence of NIL to the constant realignment of major conferences, the sport is rarely stagnant for years at a time. The same could be said for the end-of-year bowl games, with sponsorship deals and ...
Here are the Big Ten on CBS games scheduled to air on News 6
ORLANDO, Fla. – CBS Sports announced its 2023 Big Ten on CBS college football broadcast schedule Wednesday and News 6 is airing seven of the games. All times are EST and are subject to change. [TRENDING: Become a News 6 Insider]. SATURDAY, SEPT. 2. Ohio State at Indiana-- 3:30...
One Last Chance to Qualify for 2023 U.S. Amateur Championship in Orlando
APA has added an additional Preliminary Round for players wishing to try and qualify for the 2023 U.S. Amateur Championship!. While most players qualified for this year’s U.S. Amateur Championship last fall, those interested in making the cut will have one last opportunity to punch their ticket to Orlando.
Teams drop six offers on 2025 Florida DL Alvoid Kennon Jr., UCF impressing early
BRADENTON, Fla. – UCF, Western Michigan, Florida International, Toledo, Alabama-Brimingham, and West Virginia, it was a very good spring for Alvoid Kennon Jr. The rising 2025 defensive lineman out of Bradenton’s (Fla.) Manatee High School impressed drawing in the offers. A March visit to Orlando resonated strongly with Kennon (6-1, 275) which could lead to a return hang with the Knights this summer.
FSU Football Listed As Early Underdogs Against LSU in Season Opener
The 'Noles travel to Orlando as a slight underdog after defeating LSU in 2022.
SEC conference schedule debate could impact Florida-UCF matchup
As the Southeastern Conference debates the merits of its conference football scheduling future during this week’s spring meetings in Destin, those outside the league are closely watching. There is growing sentiment to remain with the current eight-game schedule, but some in the league want to see it expand to nine when Texas and Oklahoma join in 2024. Moving to nine would require some schools ...
UCF football: Artavius Jones, Brandon Jacob among four-star football recruits slated to visit this weekend
UCF kicks off the month of June with its largest football recruiting event of the calendar year. Bounce House Weekend officially begins Friday as the Knights welcome more than a dozen official visitors, including several of their top 2024 targets. Nine consensus four-star recruits, according to 247Sports' composite rankings, are among the invites...
Back on road, Pride 'more than ready' to respond against Houston Dash
SANFORD, Fla. -- If there's anything to be learned following the Orlando Pride's 1-0 loss to the Chicago Red Stars this past weekend, it's that the team is hungry to get back on the pitch and redeem themselves. It was a match that the Pride dominated on the chances created...
Top Gun Revelation cheer brings home world championship for 2nd year in a row
ORLANDO, Fla. — For the second straight year, and in only its third year of existence, Ocoee's Top Gun Revelation cheerleading squad is a world champion. Top Gun Revelation trains in Ocoee and has brought some of the country's top cheerleaders to the gym. The youngest member of the...
Orlando Health: Choose Correct Shoes To Avoid Sports Injury
The first step to avoid a foot or ankle injury while playing sports is choosing the appropriate shoe. But there are so many options that it’s easy to get overwhelmed. The right athletic shoe can help boost your performance and prevent injury, specifically to the foot and ankle, providing both support and comfort.
TC Alumni Spotlight | Britney Leigh
The Timber Creek Athletic Department is excited to announce our first TC Alumni of the Month spotlight for the 2022-23 school year. The purpose of this program is recognize former student athletes of Timber Creek who achieved success whether it be in education, athletics or in the professional world. For...
UCF Knights Women’s Basketball 2023-24 Offseason Roster Tracker
The UCF Knights are working on assembling their 2023-24 women’s basketball roster and we’ll track every move here throughout the offseason. G Tiani Abrams: The freshman played in 16 games last season. But she opted to transfer to Northern Colorado. G Ashley Foster: She is likely out of...
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