Day: September 23, 2020

Two Golds, Tarpons 5th overall

first_img Share By LARRY GAGESpecial to the PRESSTwo Port Isabel athletes struck gold and the Tarpons placed fifth as a team at the Indian Nation Relays at Donna last Saturday.  It was the first official meet of the 2017 season.The gold medals came in the field events as Juan Muñiz took first place in the high jump and Trey Mock took top honors in the discus competition.McAllen was the runaway winner in the team standings with 150 points.  The host team Donna was second with 107 points, La Feria was third with 86, Edcouch-Elsa had 61 points for fourth place, and Port Isabel was fifth with 54.Want the whole story? Pick up a copy of the Port Isabel-South Padre Press, or subscribe to our E-Edition by clicking here. RelatedGold! Lady Tarpons Win Raymondville MeetBy LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Lady Tarpons track and field team won four gold medals and took first place at the Albert Tijerina Relays in Raymondville last week. The Lady Tarpons struck gold in two relay races, the 400-meter dash, and the pole vault. On…April 1, 2016In “News”Hurdler Silva Gets Gold at Donna MeetBy LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Port Isabel Tarpon hurdler Omar Silva did rather well at the Indian Nation Relays in Donna last Saturday.  He won the 110-meter high hurdles and placed second in the 300-meter hurdles by less than a second. Other Tarpon athletes who medaled in their…February 26, 2016In “News”Double Gold for Strunk at RaymondvilleBy Larry Gage Special to the PRESS Mac Strunk already seems to be hitting his stride this track season.  The senior sprinter for the Port Isabel High track team won gold in the 100-meter and 200-meter dashes at the Albert Tijerina Relays at Raymondville last Friday, February 21.   Strunk’s time…February 28, 2020In “News”last_img read more

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Mengenal Jasa Penerbangan Charter di Indonesia

first_imgwww.eastindo.com Pesawat bukanlah hanya digunakan untuk mengangkut penumpang secara komersial melalui maskapai yang menangani penerbangan baik domestik maupun internasional atau peritis. Di Indonesia, juga memiliki operator charter pesawat  dan helikopter yang bisa Anda gunakan secara pribadi dan biasanya maskapai-maskapai ini tidak menggunakan jadwal reguler dalam penerbangannya.Pesawat-pesawat charter biasanya masuk dalam Asosiasi Maskapai Penerbangan Nasional (Inaca). Saat ini diketahui ada 48 operator penerbangan bisnis dan charter baik untuk mengangkut penumpang ataupun kargo. Dilansir dari Wikipedia, ada beberapa maskapai tak terjadwal di Indonesia baik itu untuk mengangkut penumpang ataupun kargo. Terkadang banyak yang berpikiran pesawat charter hanya untuk kepentingan pribadi padahal masih banyak keguanaannya.Berikut dilansir dari Wikipedia, ada beberapa perusahaan yang menangani pesawat ataupun helikopter charter. 1. Airfast IndonesiaPerusahaan ini memiliki pesawat dan helikopter untuk di charter pribadi. Kantor Airfast Indonesia berada di Tangerang, keberangkatan melalui Terminal C Bandara Soekarno-Hatta. Ada dua tipe pesawat yang di sewa yakni Jet Aircraft yang terdiri dari Boeing 737-200, Embraer 135 Legacy, MD 82, MD 83. Selain itu ada tipe Tuboprop yakni Casa 212-200, DHC6-300 Twin Otter dan DHC-4000 Twin Otter. Kisaran harga Airfast dari Rp263 ribu hingga Rp379 ribu untuk perjalanan Sumenep-Surabaya, Karimunjawa-Surabaya, dan Bawean-Surabaya. Jadwal perjalanannya pun untuk penyewaan Senin-Kamis, untuk Jumat-Minggu, maskapai charter ini tidak ada rute terbang.2. East Indonesia Airtaxi dan Charter ServiceBermarkas di Bandara Halim Perdana Kusuma, maskapai ini menghadirkan dua macam pesawat charter tipe Beechcraft B1900D PK-RGA & PK-RGD dan Britten-Norman PK-RGP & PK RGQ. Tak hanya itu, ada helikopter tipe Airbus Helicopter AS350B3E PK-RGG and Airbus Helicopter AS350B2 PK-RGH.3. Galuh Pratama ServiceMaskapai satu ini melayani pesawat dan helikopter untuk jasa wisata udara ataupun penggunaan lainnya. Berkantor di Bandara Juanda ada tiga macam helikopter yang dimiliki yakni Bolkow NBO-105, Puma SA-330 J, Super Puma AS 332. Tak hanya itu, maskapai ini memiliki dua pesawat lainnya yakni Cassa-212 dan Dash-7.4. Gatari Air ServicePerusahaan penyewaan pesawat di Bandara Halim Perdana Kusuma ini menyewakan pesawat tipe Fokker ATR 42-500 dan helikopter Bell 212, Kawasaki BK-117-B1 dan Bel 412EP.www.gatariair.com5. Indonesia AirMenghadirkan dua macam pesawat tipe ATR 42-500 dan Embraer Legacy 600. Serta dua helikpter tipe Airbus Helicopter EC155-B1.6. Intan Angkasa Air ServiceHanggar dan markas Intan Angkasa berada di Cibitung, Bekasi. Maskapai ini memiliki beberapa jenis helikopter yang bisa di charter atau disewa secara pribadi kurang lebih 10 jenis.7. Susi AirMaskapai milik Menteri Kelautan dan Perikanan ini, memiliki sembilan macam pesawat yang bisa di charter yakni Piaggio Avanti II, Cessna Grand Caravan, Pilatus Porter, LET 410, Air Tractor, Diamon Twin Stara, Piper Archer, Agusta Grand dan Agusta Koala.Susi Air8. Surya AirPerusahaan pesawat charter ini adalah milik anak perushaan PT Gudang Garam Tbk. Dalam penanganan charternya, perusahaan ini lebih menggunakan helikopter dengan fasilitas mewah.Surya Air9. Transwisata Prima AviationPerusahaan yang menyediakan charter pesawat jet, baling-baling dan helikopter ini bermarkas di Bandara Halim Perdana Kusuma.10. Whisteky AviationMenyewakan pesawat dan helikopter tipe Bell-407, Bell-429 dan Cessna-402B.Dengan adanya pesawat atau helikopter sewaan, setiap lembaga atau orang pribadi bisa merasakan privasi. Tak hanya itu, baik pesawat ataupun helikopter ini juga bisa digunakan dan disewa untuk bantuan kemanusiaan seperti kebakaran hutan, banjir bandang atau hal lainnya.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading… RelatedIntip Prosedur Cabin Cleaning Pesawat Ala GMF Cegah Covid-19 di Pesawat03/08/2020In “Featured”BEHA_M1H, Pesawat Paling Ramah Lingkungan yang Gunakan Model Sayap Unik!29/03/2019In “Featured”Bisakah Pesawat Penumpang Dikonversi Jadi Pesawat Kargo?09/07/2019In “Featured”last_img read more

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17 Agustusan, PT KAI Gratiskan Tarif Semua Kereta Komuter di Jawa dan Sumatera

first_img“Memperingati hari kemerdekaan, maka masyarakat harus merdeka juga dalam menggunakan kereta api,” ujar Direktur Utama PT KAI Edi Sukmoro di Balai Yasa, Manggarai yang dikutip KabarPenumpang.com dari liputan6.com (15/8/2017).Baca juga: Oktober 2017, Stasiun ‘Modern’ Bekasi Timur Siap Beroperasi Layani Jalur KRLEdi mengatakan, langkah perseroan menggratiskan tiket perjalanan KA lokal dan KRL ini merupakan persembahan dari PT KAI dalam memperingatai Hari Kemerdekaan Indonesia ke 72 tahun. Untuk diketahui, tiket gratis ini tidak bisa dipesan, melainkan harus ‘dibeli’ tiga jam sebelum keberangkatan atau go show di stasiun langsung.Memang dikatakan membeli tiket, tetapi harga yang akan tercantum di tiket Rp0 dan tidak berlaku untuk pemesanan H-7 sebelum keberangkatan. Tetapi, bila penumpang yang tidak tahu dan sudah membeli tiket jauh-jauh hari, bisa menggembalikan langsung ke stasiun dengan harga tiket full.Baca juga: Rebutan Kursi Sampai Jambak-Jambakan di KRL JabodetabekBerikut daftar kereta api lokal yang bebas biaya tiket perjalanan tanggal 17 Agustus 2017:1. Cut Meutia Kruengmane – Kruenggeukeuh2. Sri Lelawangsa Medan – Binjai3. Sibinuang Padang – Pariaman4. Lembah Anai Kayutanam – Lubukalung5. Kertalaya Kertapati – Indralaya6. Seminung Tanjungkarang – Kotabumi7. Way Umpu Tanjungkarang – Kotabumi8. Lokal Merak Rangkasbitung – Merak9. Jatiluhur Cikampek – Tanjungpriok10. Cilamaya Ekspres Purwakarta – Tanjungpriok11. Walahar Ekspres Purwakarta – Tanjungpriok12. Pangrango Bogor – Sukabumi13. Bandung Raya Ekonomi Cicalengka – Padalarang14. Patas Bandung Raya Cicalengka – Padalarang15. Cibatuan Cibatu – Purwakarta16. Siliwangi Cianjur-Sukabumi17. Kedung Sepur Semarangponcol – Ngrombo18. Kaligung Semarangponcol – Brebes19. Blora Jaya Semarangponcol – Cepu20. Prameks Solobalapan – Kutoarjo21. Batara Kresna Purwosari – Wonogiri22. Kalijaga Solobalapan – Semarangponcol23. Dhoho Surabayakota – Blitar24. Dhoho Penataran Surabayakota – Blitar25. Penataran Surabayakota – Blitar26. Penataran Dhoho Surabayakota – Blitar27. Tumapel Surabayakota – Malang28. Jenggala Sidoarjo – Mojokerto29. Ekonomi lokal sb-kts Surabayakota – Kertosono30. Ekonomi lokal sda-bj Sidoarjo – Bojonegoro31. KRD sgu-pr Surabayakota – Porong32. KRD sbi-lmg Surabayapasarturi – Lamongan33. Pandanwangi Jember – Banyuwangi34. KRL Jabodetabek Semua rute.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading… Related Hari Kemerdekaan Republik Indonesia pada 17 Agustus mendatang akan memberikan kebahagiaan tersendiri bagi pecinta kereta, pasalnya PT Kereta Api Indonesia (Persero) akan menggratiskan seluruh biaya perjalanan kereta komuter yang terdiri dari KRL (Kereta Rel Listrik), Kereta Rel Listrik (KRL), dan kereta api lokal lainnya.Baca juga: Jadwal dan Tarif Kereta Komuter di Jawa dan SumateraDirangkum KabarPenumpang.com, tiket kereta gratis pada 17 Agustus 2017 bisa dinikmati penumpang dan pecinta kereta pada 33 kereta api lokal dengan 199 perjalanan dan 918 perjalanan KRL. Pada penggratisan tiket ini, kapasitas penumpang yang bisa diangkut mencapai 1.216.349 orang yang terbagi atas 150.827 penumpang di kereta lokal dan 1.065.522 untuk penumpang KRL.last_img read more

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Argonaut Weekly: October 19-25

first_img PENSACOLA, Fla. – It is Homecoming Week at the University of West Florida, and a big Gulf South Conference women’s soccer match between two ranked teams highlights the upcoming week.  The Friday doubleheader in men’s and women’s soccer kicks off the weekend, while volleyball continues their GSC schedule on Friday and Saturday.  The UWF cross country teams will also head to the GSC Championships on Saturday.  The golf and tennis teams are winding down their fall seasons, and finally the basketball teams have started official practice are preparing for opening day tipoff on November 16.ARGONAUTS OF THE WEEKValissia BrathwaiteVolleyballSenior Outside HitterValissia Brathwaite (British Virgin Islands/Palm Beach CC) had her strongest showing this season over the weekend, totaling 25 kills for the Argonauts. She was flawless for a season-high .615 clip against No. 14 Saint Leo, with eight kills over just two sets. She served as the individual match kill leader with 10 kills alongside teammate Chelsea Wilhoite in a loss to Tampa. The senior tallied just five errors over three matches, and averaged 3.1 kills per set for the Argos. Brathwaite hit a combined .364, providing an efficient swing in the Argonaut effort.Richard DixonMen’s SoccerSophomore MidfielderRichard Dixon’s (Royal Palm Beach, Fla./Royal Palm Beach HS) two second half goals highlighted the UWF men’s soccer team’s 6-0 win at Delta State on Sunday.  The sophomore midfielder is now tied for fourth on the team with three goals, and he also ranks fourth with eight points (three goals, two assists).  Dixon has also served an important defensive position in the midfield, helping the Argonauts to allowing just 0.79 goals per game.WOMEN’S SOCCER (14-0-0, 5-0-0 GSC)- 10/16 @ Alabama-Huntsville: 4-1 W- 10/18 @ Delta State: 10-1 WThe top ranked University of West Florida women’s soccer team kept their regular season Gulf South Conference winning streak alive by extending it to 40 games with wins over Alabama-Huntsville and Delta State. The Argos, now 14-0-0 on the season are off to their best start in school history and have tied the program’s second longest winning streak set in 2007.On a cold and cloudy Friday afternoon, the Argos took to the pitch against the Chargers of Alabama-Huntsville. An early lead gave West Florida the cushion they needed as they would go on to win 4-1 Shaneka Gordon and Shakira Duncan supplied all of the offense, scoring two goals each in the contest.On Sunday the Argonauts tied a season high 10 goals in their 10-1 win over Delta State. Duncan led the offense once again as she posted four straight second half goals in a 20 minute span to give the Argos a comfortable lead over the Statesmen.This Friday, October 24th is the big GSC showdown with No. 24 ranked North Alabama. These two high powered offenses will square off with each other at 7:30pm at the UWF Soccer Complex which will serve as UWF’s Homecoming game.MEN’S TENNISKevin Ducros and Leandro Ferreira of the West Florida men’s tennis team won their final two matches in the Division II doubles back draw, placing fifth at the ITA Small College National Championships in Mobile over the weekend.  The UWF duo defeated Scott Bradley and Georgie Perez of Metro State, 7-5, 6-2 in their first match, and then in the fifth place match the Argonauts defeated Diego Gimenez and Joseph Boesing of Southern Indiana 6-4, 6-3.Ducros and Ferreira fell to top ranked Andrey Boldarev and Alex Grubin of Concordia (N.Y.), the eventual Division II doubles champions, in the first round of the national tournament 7-5, 6-4.MEN’S SOCCER (8-4-2, 4-0-1 GSC)- 10/16 @ Alabama-Huntsville: 0-0 T (2OT)- 10/18 @ Delta State: 6-0 WThe University of West Florida men’s soccer team completed their Gulf South Conference schedule this weekend as they remained unbeaten at 4-0-1. Both contests ended in shutout fashion as they tied Alabama-Huntsville 0-0 in double overtime before routing Delta State 6-0 on Sunday.On a chilly Friday afternoon in Huntsville, Ala. the Argos battled UAH to a scoreless tie in double overtime. The Argo offense outshot the Chargers 14-7 in the contest but could not take advantage of opportunities late in the match to score and take home the victory.After being shut out on Friday the offense exploded for six goals in 6-0 shutout over Delta State. Freshman Stephen Munoz recorded the eventual game winner by knocking in the first goal of the match to get the offense going in the 13th minute. Richard Dixon led the attack with consecutive second half goals to put the match out of reach for the Statesmen.The Argos will take to the pitch this Friday, October 24th at 5:00 p.m. against William Carey University for UWF’s Homecoming Game.VOLLEYBALL (13-11, 4-1 GSC)- 10/16 at Saint Leo: 0-3 L (19-25, 23-25, 23-25)- 10/16 at Tampa: 0-3 L (22-25, 20-25, 16-25)- 10/17 vs. Florida Southern (at Tampa): 0-3 L (13-25, 23-25, 23-25)The Argonauts faced some of the nation’s best during the South Region Crossover on Friday, falling to No. 14 Saint Leo in their first match of the day and suffering a loss to No. 9 Tampa in the night match. The Argos suffered a tough loss to Sunshine State opponent Florida Southern on Saturday morning to close out their competition at the South Region Crossover. The Argos dropped three straight sets (25-13, 25-23, 25-23) to the Mocs, as their record fell to 13-11 overall.West Florida continues on the road this Tuesday at University of Mobile for a final non-conference match. First serve is slated for 7:30 pm. West Florida will then return to Gulf South Conference action on Friday evening at 7 p.m., facing Alabama-Huntsville on Senior Night. The Argos will follow with a Saturday afternoon tilt with North Alabama, slated for 4pm. Saturday’s match will serve as this year’s Parents’ Day match.CROSS COUNTRYAfter a week’s rest the UWF cross country teams will head to Hoover, Ala. this Saturday for the GSC Championships at Veteran’s Park.  Both teams have performed well during the regular season, with the women’s team claiming two team titles and the men’s team one.Sophomore Bailee Hedstrom has led the women’s team, finishing as the top UWF runner in all of her four races this season including an individual title at the MC / Watson Ford Invitational.  Freshman Megan Steinocher has also finished either first or second for UWF in her four races, including an individual title at the Choctaw Season Opener.The men’s team has been led by a number of runners, as different Argonauts have stepped up each week including Donald Davis, Christopher Hough, P.J. Orgass, and Eddie Pagan.  Davis won the individual title at the Argos’ last meet, the MC / Watson Ford Invitational.WOMEN’S BASKETBALLThe UWF women’s basketball team was picked to finish fifth in the GSC preseason coaches’ poll released last week.  Senior guards Amy Drake and Tiffany Williams were named to the Preseason All-GSC Team, and junior transfer Janay McCray and freshman Sabrina Stambouli were a part of the GSC Top Newcomers list.MEN’S BASKETBALLThe preseason GSC coaches’ poll was released on Thursday, and the UWF men’s basketball team was picked to finish sixth in the East Division.  Freshman Peter Connole and junior transfer Trammell Wooten were named to the GSC Top Newcomers list.WOMEN’S GOLFThe UWF women’s golf team, ranked No. 15 in the latest national coaches poll, close out the fall season this week at the Saint Leo Invitational at Lake Jovita Country Club.  The Argonauts have had a successful fall season, including a team title at the Birmingham-Southern Shootout on September 27-28.MEN’S GOLFThe No. 23 UWF men’s golf team will close out the fall season this week at the Indian Bayou Classic hosted by the University of North Alabama at the Indian Bayou Country Club in Destin, Fla.  The Argos will then return to the course in February for the spring season, starting with the Golfweek Division II Spring Invitational in Orlando, Fla. on February 6-9.BASEBALLThe UWF baseball team will host its Fourth Annual Golf Scramble fundraiser this Friday at Stonebrook Golf Club in Pace, Fla.  The event will consist of four person teams and will kick-off with a shotgun start at 12 p.m. CT.The cost of the event is $85 and will include lunch, a Nike golf polo, cart, green fees and range balls. Prizes will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place teams as well as for par 3 closest to the pin, par 5 longest drive and hole in one contests. For more information about the event contact Head Baseball Coach Mike Jeffcoat at mjeffcoat@uwf.edu. MULTIMEDIAThe UWF Sports Information office is proud to offer a variety of ways to stay updated on Argonaut Athletics:- Live Video (NEW!)- Live Audio- Live Stats- eScores- E-mailing List- www.Facebook.com/GoArgos – www.Twitter.com/GoArgos – Photo Galleries- RSS Feeds- Podcasts2009-10 ARGONAUTS OF THE WEEK10/19Valissia BrathwaiteVolleyballRichard DixonMen’s Soccer10/12Donald DavisMen’s Cross CountryShakira DuncanWomen’s Soccer10/5Kevin DucrosMen’s TennisLeandro FerreiraMen’s TennisBailee HedstromWomen’s Cross Country9/28Patricia GandolfoVolleyballJenny LinesWomen’s GolfKaley MorrisWomen’s Soccer9/21Tyler BowmanMen’s Cross CountryJay MainvilleMen’s Soccer9/14Kimberly ClarkVolleyballDernelle MascallWomen’s Soccer9/7Shaneka GordonWomen’s SoccerMegan SteinocherWomen’s Cross Country8/31Paul WilloughbyMen’s SoccerTHIS WEEK’S UWF ATHLETICS SCHEDULEMonday, October 19M. Golf @ Indian Bayou Classic (at Destin, Fla.)W. Golf @ Saint Leo Invitational (at Tampa, Fla.)Tuesday, October 20M. Golf @ Indian Bayou Classic (at Destin, Fla.)W. Golf @ Saint Leo Invitational (at Tampa, Fla.)Volleyball @ Mobile (at Mobile, Ala.) 7:30Friday, October 23M. Tennis UWF Fall Fling (hosted by West Florida)W. Tennis UWF Fall Fling (hosted by West Florida)M. Soccer vs. William Carey (Homecoming) 5:00Volleyball vs. Alabama-Huntsville (Senior Night)* 7:00W. Soccer vs. North Alabama (Homecoming)* 7:30Saturday, October 24M. Tennis UWF Fall Fling (hosted by West Florida)W. Tennis UWF Fall Fling (hosted by West Florida)W. Cross Country @ GSC Championships (5k) (at Hoover, Ala.; Veteran’s Park)M. Cross Country @ GSC Championships (8k) (at Hoover, Ala.; Veteran’s Park)Volleyball vs. North Alabama (Parents Day) (Green Out Game)* 4:00Sunday, October 25M. Tennis UWF Fall Fling (hosted by West Florida)W. Tennis UWF Fall Fling (hosted by West Florida)W. Soccer @ West Georgia (at Carrollton, Ga.)* 2:30* indicates Gulf South Conference gamePrint Friendly Version Share Argonaut Weekly: October 19-25center_img Argonauts of the Week Valissia Brathwaite (left) and Richard Dixon last_img read more

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UWF Student-Athletes Volunteer at Local Elementary School

first_img GULF BREEZE, Fla. – The University of West Florida’s Argie’s R&R program paid a visit to Oriole Beach Elementary School this past Tuesday.Five student-athletes participated in the reading and recess program, reading to eight first grade classes and leading stretching exercises, stressing the importance of both education and physical activity. After the event, the students had an opportunity to ask questions of the student-athletes that included baseball’s Chad Allen (Orlando, Fla.), Justin Bennett (Roswell, Ga.) and Jake Stephens (Marietta, Ga.), and UWF cross country runners, Jared Black (Tallahassee, Fla.) and Ruth Ashley (Altamonte, Springs, Fla.).UWF is hoping to visit a total of 25 area elementary schools this season with the next being Oakcrest Elementary on Oct. 25. For information on all UWF Athletics, visit www.GoArgos.com.Photo GalleryPrint Friendly Version Share UWF Student-Athletes Volunteer at Local Elementary Schoollast_img read more

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West Florida volleyball to ‘Pack it Pink’ Oct. 27

first_img   PENSACOLA, Fla. – The West Florida volleyball team will host the sixth annual “Pack it Pink” breast cancer awareness match against Union on Saturday, Oct. 27 at 3  p.m. in the UWF Field House. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and UWF is joining the effort to raise money for breast cancer research and awareness while also paying tribute to family members and friends who have been affected by the disease.Donations will be accepted in lieu of tickets for the match, which will be preceded by a reception for cancer survivors at 1:30 p.m. and a UWF student tailgate at 2 p.m. The first 200 fans to arrive also receive a “Pack it Pink” T-shirt. During Friday night’s match against Christian Brothers, the UWF women’s basketball team will host a “Lock-In” where parents are invited to drop off their children to enjoy an evening of fun. As part of the “Lock-In” there will be arts and crafts time devoted to making posters for the “Pack it Pink” match the following night. As in years past, a silent auction will run in conjunction with the event and will feature pink jerseys, volleyballs, gift cards, and much more which can be bid on online or in person during the Union match. All proceeds benefit the Side-Out Foundation. The auction closes on Sunday, Oct. 28 at the end of the UWF’s match against North Alabama (approximately 3 p.m.).Online Auction (click to access auction site)- image gallery of auction items- all proceeds benefit the Side-Out Foundation – features pink jerseys, volleyballs, gift cards and much more- auction closes on Sunday, Oct. 28 at end of the North Alabama match Friday, Oct. 26 – UWF Volleyball vs. Christian Brothers – 6 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. check-in for women’s basketball lock-in – more information here- 10:30 p.m. pick-up time for lock-in- prices $10 for Argie’s Kids Club Members, $20 non-members Saturday, Oct. 27 – UWF Volleyball vs. Union – 3 p.m.- 8 a.m. – American Cancer Society walk at Cordova Mall in Pensacola – join the UWF volleyball team and donate to the cause- 1:30 p.m. cancer survivors reception in the Argonaut Athletic Club- 2 p.m. UWF Student Tailgate- in lieu of tickets, donations will be accepted for volleyball match- first 200 fans will receive “Pack it Pink” T-shirt- opportunity to bid on items from online auction in personSunday, Oct. 28 – UWF Volleyball vs. North Alabama – 1 p.m.- approx. 3 p.m. online auction closes (at conclusion of match)For information on all UWF athletics, visit www.GoArgos.com.   Print Friendly Version All donations for the event will benefit the Side-Out Foundation Sharecenter_img West Florida volleyball to ‘Pack it Pink’ Oct. 27last_img read more

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Olsson tied for first after first day at Eagle Invitational

first_img Share Elin Olsson is tied for first after Sunday’s first round (Photo by Jim Hogue)  BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. – Sophomore Elin Olsson shot a first round 72 on Sunday to lead the No. 11 ranked West Florida women’s golf team in the first round of the Eagle Invitational hosted by Florida Gulf Coast. Olsson is tied for first individually, and the Argonauts (302) are in second place as a team behind No. 4 Barry (296).Two rounds were scheduled for Sunday, but the second round was suspended due to rain. The tournament was cut back from 54 holes to 36, and the final round will be played on Monday.Barry holds the lead at 296, six strokes ahead of UWF. Finishing the first round in third place was tournament host Florida Gulf Coast (303), and Bethune-Cookman (308) and Northwood (310) followed in fourth and fifth place, respectively.Olsson (Mantorp, Sweden/Bildningscentrum Facetten) shot a 72 to mark her best round of the young season, and she was followed closely in the standings by freshman Lily Kent (Stowmarket, England/Thurston Community College HS) in fifth place. Kent carded 74, her best round in two tournaments as an Argonaut.Camila Sevillano (Cali, Colombia/La Arboleda) finished the round tied for 14th with a 77, and she was followed by teammates Aimee Paterson (Sherfield on Loddon, England/Queen Mary’s) and Daisy-May Kenny (Purley, England/Woodcote HS) in 21st and 30th place. Paterson carded 79 and Kenny 81.“Elin is playing great and we’re looking for her to continue that tomorrow,” said head coach Bryan Clarke. “Camila, Aimee and Daisy didn’t play their best today, but it’s nice to be able to shoot 302 when three of your players don’t shoot their best. I’m proud of these girls because they fight all the way through. They’re learning and growing every day. We’re looking for the girls to play well tomorrow, to chase down Barry and try to get a win.”The rain-shortened tournament will conclude at Worthington Country Club on Monday with the second and final round. For information on all UWF athletics, visit www.GoArgos.com. #ARGOS#  1 Barry               296  2 West Florida        302  3 Florida Gulf Coast  303  4 Bethune-Cookman     308  5 Northwood (Fla.)    310  6 Florida Atlantic    320  7 Tampa               328  8 Johnson & Wales     368 T1 Elin Olsson          72 T5 Lily Kent            74T14 Camila Sevillano     77T21 Aimee Paterson       79T30 Daisy-May Kenny      81Print Friendly Versioncenter_img Olsson tied for first after first day at Eagle Invitationallast_img read more

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West Florida sweeps Benedict in semifinals of NCAA DII South Regional

first_imgBOX SCORE PENSACOLA, Fla. – The No. 3-ranked University of West Florida men’s tennis team defeated Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference opponent Benedict 5-0 in the NCAA Division II South Regional semifinal match on Saturday afternoon at the Ralph “Skeeter” Carson Tennis Complex. West Florida (25-3, 9-0 GSC) will next face No. 6 seed Rollins in the NCAA DII South Regional championship match on Sunday, May 3 at 12 p.m. West Florida’s No. 4-ranked doubles team of junior Warren Kuhn (Johannesburg, South Africa) and senior Elio Latella (Sydney, Australia) defeated Shane Latchman and Zibusiso Ndimande at number one doubles 8-0. UWFs No. 17-ranked doubles team of junior Kenny Brasil (Apucarana, Brazil) and sophomore Alex Peyrot (Castelnaudary, France) defeated Takudzwa Muswere and Justin Payton at number two doubles 8-2. Junior Pablo Borrero (Pereira, Colombia) and sophomore Pablo Tellez (Bogota, Columbia/Colegio) defeated Juan Hernandez and Malek Selmen 8-1 at number three doubles. Redshirt freshman Sebastian Sanchez (Bogota, Colombia) defeated Malek Selmen at number six singles 6-0, 6-0. No. 29 Kuhn clinched the match at number two singles with a 6-0, 6-0 win over Zibusiso Ndimande.West Florida will will next face No. 6 seed Rollins in the NCAA DII South Regional championship match on Sunday, May 3 at 12 p.m. For information on all UWF athletics, visit www.GoArgos.com. #ARGOS# Print Friendly Versionlast_img read more

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The Coach Shinnick Show – Episode 1

first_imgPrint Friendly Version Season 2, Episode 1 of the Coach Shinnick Show. This week, Tommy Thrall talks with #UWFFB head coach Pete Shinnick and offensive coordinator Jammie Deese, and we take a look at a revamped #UWFVB squad. #GoArgoslast_img

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Argos Slide By 7-Seed West Chester in NCAA Championship

first_img Full Schedule Roster West Florida scored another pair of runs in the sixth, the first of which came when Rhiannon Sassman drew a bases-loaded walk to score Gilbert, and the second came when Mika Garcia scored on a wild pitch. PRESS CONFERENCETOURNAMENT HOMEPAGETOURNAMENT BRACKET Jacquelynne Poling pushed momentum back West Florida’s way with her team-high fifth home run of the season, leading off the fifth inning with the roundtripper. #ARGOS#Print Friendly Version Gilbert did not allow a run to score until the fourth, when Jaime Klemas scored on an error, but West Florida bounced back with three unanswered runs in the final two frames. From the end of the first through the start of the fourth, Gilbert retired nine consecutive batters. Four student-athletes for Augustana have double-digit home runs, led by Maggie Kadrlik and Mary Pardo, who each have 17. DENVER, Colo. – The University of West Florida softball team cruised to a 5-1 win over 7-seed West Chester in the opening round of the NCAA Championship on Thursday afternoon, getting another complete game win from Grace Gilbert. The sophomore also went 3-for-3 with two runs scored on the way to earn her 25th win of the season, and UWF improved to 54-9. Watch Live “I think the girls came out and they were ready to play the kind of game they’ve played all year,” head coach Ashliegh McLean said. “It was exciting to see our seniors stay calm and know that they’ve been here, and for our younger kids, like Grace Gilbert, stay super calm before the game. It was exciting to see, and they came out and performed.” With the victory, UWF will face 3-seed Augustana on Friday at 1:30 pm MT. This marks West Florida’s third-ever win in the NCAA Championship. Gilbert has now reached base in 13 consecutive games, dating back to April 27 against West Alabama. She has reached in every one of UWF’s postseason games she has played in, and has three multi-hit games in that time. ABOUT AUGUSTANAAugustana rolled to an 8-0, 5-inning win over 6-seed UC San Diego on Thursday in the opening round of the tournament. The Vikings have one of the top offenses in the country this season, ranking third in Division II in home runs (85), third in batting (.352), and third in slugging (.579). “(Today’s win) is huge,” McLean said. “In this tournament, you want to come out on top in that first game especially. If you lose that first game, it’s really hard to grind back and get to that championship round. I think taking this game… says something and it gives our girls a little bit more confidence for tomorrow.” Next Game: AU is far from a one-sided team, however. All three of Augustana’s pitchers have ERAs under 1.80, and Ashley Mickschl leads the team with with 204.2 innings pitched at a 1.78 ERA. The Argonauts never trailed on Thursday, loading the bases and scoring a run on a Kathleen Smiley groundball in the first inning. An inning later, Mika Garcia hit a triple off the wall in right-center field, scoring Gilbert and giving UWF a 2-0 lead. West Florida will face 3-seed Augustana on Friday at 1:30 pm MT/2:30 pm CT. vs. Augustana 5/24/2019 – 1:30 pm MT Preview “I knew that I needed to start off the inning,” Poling said. “I was looking for a pitch I could drive and get on base, and it happened to go out.” Augustana is one of two programs in this year’s Championship that has won a Division II national title, doing so in 1991. Live Statslast_img read more

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