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Bull-ied

Franco Panizo

August 30, 2011

Tampa Bay, Fla. — Just when you thought a first-ever loss to North Texas was embarrassing, FAU followed that up by getting pummeled by USF in a defeat that Owls players will want to quickly erase from their memories. FAU dropped to 1-3 on the season on Oct. 2, losing 31-3 to the Bulls at Raymond...

Young and talented

Ryan Cortes

August 30, 2011

After its impressive ending streak last season, the FAU women's tennis team is ready to get started again. The team is hoping to build off its 7-5 run last season, as it is less than a month away from competing in the FIU Fall Invitational in Miami on Oct. 15. "Last season ended well for us," said...

Football: ULM slips past FAU, 20-17

Mark Gibson

August 30, 2011

FAU fell short in a 20-17 Sun Belt Conference loss to University of Louisiana at Monroe on Saturday, Oct. 9, at Malone Stadium in Monroe, La. On its first drive, FAU (1-4, 0-2) drove down the field, but ULM linebackerTheo Smith cut the Owls' drive short as he intercepted quarterback Jeff Van Camp's...

Basketball teams to hold first practices of season at pep rally

Mark Gibson

August 30, 2011

On Thursday, Oct. 14,FAU, for the first time, will host a pep rally that will kick off the start of the men's and women's basketball seasons. It is a traditional college event known as "Midnight Madness," but FAU will be starting at 8 p.m. "Midnight is when the practice officially starts for basketball,"...

Tough times

Franco Panizo

August 30, 2011

Monroe, La. — Nearly an hour after FAU's game against ULM, head coach Howard Schnellenberger leaned against a barricade near the field at an empty Malone Stadium talking on a cell phone. It didn't matter who he was talking to. The message he was likely relaying was that FAU lost — again. The...

Women’s basketball team prepares for new season

Travis Barber

August 30, 2011

FAU women's basketball head coach Chancellor Dugan and her team are looking forward to the upcoming season, as it marks the beginning of a new era. Coming off a disappointing loss in the first round of the Sun Belt Tournament last season, the team is now led by junior point guard Teri Stamps. Borrowing...

Owls defeated by Red Wolves 37-16

Mark Gibson

August 30, 2011

FAU (1-5, 0-3) fell for the fifth consecutive time this season as it lost to Arkansas State University (3-5, 3-2) at ASU Stadium in Jonesboro, Ark., on Saturday, Oct. 23. The game ended 37-16.   FAU defensive lineman Dino Cox got his first career interception, but ASU was the first to strike...

Owls’ season essentially over after conference loss to ASU

Franco Panizo

August 30, 2011

Jonesboro, Ark. — Stick a fork in these Owls. Their season is all but over. FAU (1-5, 0-3) lost its fifth consecutive game on Saturday, Oct. 23, against the Arkansas State Red Wolves at ASU Stadium, essentially crushing the Owls' slim hopes of reaching a bowl game. Knowing this just halfway int...

Half a season to forget

Franco Panizo

August 30, 2011

Midway through the college football season, FAU has surprised its fans, and not in a good way. Through six games, FAU boasts a measly 1-5 record and is 0-3 in conference fixtures. The record itself is bad enough, but even worse have been some of the team's performances, not the least of which was...

Full of promise

Franco Panizo

August 30, 2011

Most people might look at a team that is coming off a 14-16 season and whose star player is a 5-foot-6-inch guard as a team in need of a makeover. For FAU, those are just the initial building blocks as it prepares to achieve its lofty goals, which include making a historic appearance in the highly-touted...

Better luck sixth time?

Michael Allen

August 30, 2011

After falling apart in the fourth quarter against Arkansas State, FAU will try to regroup for its game against archrival FIU on Saturday, Oct. 30, in the annual Shula Bowl. After last weekend's loss to the Red Wolves, the Owls are on a five-game losing streak and have dropped to a lowly 1-5 record...

Fire

Alyssa Cutter

August 30, 2011

SPORTS The element of fire can trigger emotions of aggression, passion and violence. This section takes a look at clubs with some of these very things at the core of what they do. Whether weapons are fired or bodies collide, these clubs make a point of being hardcore. Airsoft: Ready, aim, fire...