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Indoor football: The Tarpons rely on the community

December 2, 2011


  By: Daniel Pfaffenbach A family has to drive a minimum of two hours from Fort Myers to get to the nearest professional football stadium. Starting March, Estero will be able to claim a professional football team in Germain Arena. The Florida Tarpons are one of 16 teams in the Ultimate Indoor Football League. The […]

Where’s the money FGCU aquatics center makes?

November 16, 2011


By: Daniel Pfaffenbach When the Sun is blazing on a warm Florida day, the aquatics center at Florida Gulf Coast University creates a comfortable and refreshing atmosphere for university students. However, the population of Lee County is also allowed in the aquatics facility for a price. Where do those entrance fees go? “I hope they […]

New coach Andy Enfield ready to bring basketball excitement to FGCU

October 25, 2011


By: Daniel Pfaffenbach The noise of bouncing basketballs and blaring whistles fill Alico Arena, which means one thing. It’s time for college basketball. As the first week of practice is behind the new Florida Gulf Coast University head coach, Andy Enfield is far from finished teaching his players how to excel. “We want to get […]

The scoop on FGCU’s sports infomation director

September 28, 2011


By: Daniel Pfaffenbach Sports enthusiasts display an overabundance of memorabilia throughout their houses. Patrick Pierson, on the other hand, hangs his press passes and pictures from sporting events he has experienced first hand in his office. Pierson is the director of sports information for the Florida Gulf Coast University athletic department. His job entails more […]

Remembering 9/11: Student recalls losing stepmother on United Flight 93

September 4, 2011


By Daniel Pfaffenbach For one Florida Gulf Coast University freshman, the events of 9/11 weigh heavily. Jordan Lyles suffered the loss of a person close to him from the terrorist attacks, his stepmother. CeeCee Ross Lyles worked as a flight attendant on United Flight 93. The loss of her life matches those who have lost […]