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Sudents appreciate tailgating on-campus

Sharlene Moulton

October 15, 2011

FAU’s first game in the new stadium brought thousands of Owl fans, young and old, to Boca campus on Saturday. For the first time ever, students were able to tailgate on campus. Tailgating began promptly at noon and cars quickly began to pile into lots, while fans set up tents with barbecue grills, music and countless cases of beer. Despite gray...

FAU runningback Xavier Stinson catches a nine yard pass for a first down. The Owls only managed six first downs all game. Photo by Charles Pratt.

Football: FAU falls 20-0 to WKU for 6th straight loss

October 15, 2011

FAU (0-6, 0-3) fell flat on its face Saturday evening in front of 29,103 fans against Western Kentucky, losing 20-0. ...

Students react to the new stadium

Nick Hahn

October 15, 2011

“With the new stadium it feels a lot more like a real college.” - Phil Gargano, senior international business major “It brings the school community together and it’s going to attract a lot of fun and excitement to FAU.” - Flavia Lucio, sophomore mechanical engineering major “I think that school spirit today was huge until everyone sobe...

Preview: FAU vs. Western Kentucky in first home game

Zack Duarte

October 15, 2011

Who: Western Kentucky Hilltoppers When: Saturday Oct. 15, 2011 Time: 4:00 p.m. EST Where: FAU Football Stadium (30,000) Radio: 760 AM Series Record: FAU leads 3-0 To say the past week has been rough on the FAU football team would be a massive understatement. The team has been riddled with questions about the disappointing performance agai...

FAU looks ahead to its first home game with the 4th annual bonfire

FAU looks ahead to its first home game with the 4th annual bonfire

October 14, 2011

With the 4th annual FAU bonfire completed, say goodbye to the blob/mascot of Western Kentucky —  Big Red. This Saturday the ...

FAU officially opens new stadium with ribbon cutting ceremony

Rolando Rosa

October 14, 2011

Thousands of grateful fans gathered to usher in a new era of Owls football on a historic Friday night. President Mary Jane Saunders cut a blue FAU ribbon at the entrance of the stadium called “The House that Howard Built.” Head football coach Howard Schellenberger was thrilled that his vision of providing on campus football for the Owls was ...

Safety Damian Parms attempts to wrap up North Texas wide receiver Brelan Chancellor during FAU's 31-17 loss. The defeat drops FAU to 0-5 on the season, including an 0-2 record in conference play. Photo by Ralph Notaro.

Commentary: FAU’s 31-17 loss is embarrassing and a warning sign

October 9, 2011

I've never seen an actual Owl fly with only one wing but that's what FAU’s football Owls have looked like in each game ...

FAU wide receiver Marcus Cunningham tries to elude a tackle. Cunningham finished the game with 3 catches for 32 yards. Photo by Ralph Notaro.

Football: FAU loses 5th straight, falling 31-17 at North Texas

October 9, 2011

DENTON, TX – The Owls came to Texas looking for their first victory of the 2011 season. What they got instead was another lo...

Running back Alfred Morris bulldozes past a North Texas defender en route to the endzone in a game last year. FAU would go on to lose the game 21-17. Photo courtesy of FAU Athletics.

Prediction: FAU will win first football game of the year

October 6, 2011

When: Saturday Oct. 8, 2011 Time: 7:30 p.m. ET Where: Apogee Stadium, Denton Texas TV: ESPN3.com Radio: 760 AM Series Record: FAU lead...

Photo by Christine Capozziello.

Time out

October 3, 2011

Every new season brings a blank slate and a great deal of hope. Yet for FAU football, that hope was lost very early on. The...

FAU defensive back Demetrius Williams drives his shoulders into ULL wide receiver Darryl Surgent to make a tackle. FAU would go on to lose 37-34 on a last second field goal. Photo by Ralph Notaro.

Football: FAU’s loss to ULL proves team is still far from ready

October 2, 2011

Lafayette, La.-- All the makings were there for FAU (0-4,0-1) to upset Louisiana Lafayette (4-1,2-0) and get its first ...

Football: FAU defeated by Louisiana-Lafayette 37-34 as time expires

Football: FAU defeated by Louisiana-Lafayette 37-34 as time expires

October 2, 2011

FAU played its most competitive game of the season, but came away without a win for the fourth straight time.The Owls had...