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The women’s basketball team (back) invites male students from the FAU community to practice with them. Alexander Rodriguez | Contributing Photographer

Women’s basketball: the other guys on the team

February 12, 2017

Inside an empty FAU Arena, the Florida Atlantic women’s basketball team steps onto the practice court as the coaching staff pre...

Sophomore Nick Rutherford (10) drives past Miami's Bruce Brown (11) in the Owls loss on Friday night. Mohammed F. Emran | Staff Photographer

Men’s basketball: FAU struggles on the road, suffers 20-point blowout in Miami

December 16, 2016

Playing for the first time following its 79-77 overtime win over Ohio State University on Dec. 6, Florida Atlantic men’s basketball was met by the Hurricanes on the road at the University of Miami, where it lost for for the third time in four games, 76-56.

Photo courtesy of Luther Campbell's Facebook page.

Football: Hip-hop icon Uncle Luke has problem with FAU’s search for next head coach

December 1, 2016

Hip-hop icon and Miami native, Luther Campbell, better known by his stage name Uncle Luke, took to Twitter on Wednesday to voice his opinion on the state of Florida Atlantic’s football program following the dismissal of head coach Charlie Partridge on Sunday after three straight 3-9 seasons.

Devin Singletary ran for a career-high 252 yards against Rice. Ryan Lynch | Editor in Chief

Football: Missed opportunities doom FAU in sixth straight loss

October 15, 2016

In what started as a shootout against conference foe Marshall University, Florida Atlantic University's inability to capitalize on scoring opportunities turned the momentum and doomed the Owls in their sixth straight loss, 27-21.

Sophomore midfielder Christian Williams battles for possession in the Owls game against Niagara. Mohammed F. Emran | Staff Photographer

Men’s Soccer: Offensive struggles continue in loss to FGCU

September 20, 2016

Prior to Tuesday’s men’s soccer game between Florida Atlantic University and Florida Gulf Coast University, only two players in FGCU history have ever scored a hat trick.

Graduate student Tyler Cameron stretches the ball into the end zone for the first receiving touchdown of his collegiate career. Max Jackson | Staff Photographer

Football: Offensive explosion leads Owls to victory in season opener

September 3, 2016

The Florida Atlantic Owls started the 2016 college football season on the right foot as they defeated the Southern Illinois University Salukis 38-30 in the season opener at home.

Senior Stephen Kerr went 2-for-4 in the Owls loss to FGCU on Tuesday night. Photo by Max Jackson

Baseball: NCAA Regional Tournament Preview

June 1, 2016

After earning the first Conference USA regular season title in program history before falling short in the postseason conference tournament, Florida Atlantic baseball will return to the diamond on Friday, June 1 to compete in its 12th NCAA Regional Tournament in program history.

Senior center fielder Billy Endris (left) congratulates junior second baseman Stephen Kerr after a home run against the University of Miami on April 20. Brendan Feeney | Sports Editor

Baseball: Rice and FAU split series after rain cancels tie-breaker

May 15, 2016

In a series featuring the two Owls of Conference USA, Mother Nature ultimately stood out the most, as rain lead to a postponement of one game and the cancellation of Sunday’s finale between No. 13 Rice University and No. 16 Florida Atlantic baseball.

Junior shortstop CJ Chatham slides safely past the tag of University of Southern Missippi senior pitcher Jake Winston after a passed ball in the bottom of the sixth inning of the team's April 30 game. Ryan Lynch | Multimedia Editor

Baseball: No. 17 FAU falls to No. 3 Miami

May 5, 2016

Following a second weather postponement between the two teams this season, No. 17 Florida Atlantic baseball (30-13) traveled to Coral Gables to take on the No. 3 University of Miami Hurricanes on Thursday night. Although FAU won its previous matchup 4-3 against the Hurricanes on April 20, Miami would even the season series at one win apiece following its 5-2 victory over the Owls.

Photo courtesy of FAU Spirit Facebook page.

Top 10 moments of the 2015-2016 year in FAU Athletics

April 28, 2016

Florida Atlantic athletics experienced a rollercoaster year in 2015-2016.

Junior rightfielder Delaney Rickey runs out a grounder to first base during the Owls' game versus Penn State on Feb. 14.  Ryan Lynch | Multimedia Editor

Softball: Owls bring out brooms in series sweep over Charlotte 49ers

April 24, 2016

No. 22 Florida Atlantic softball completed its three game series sweep on the road against the Charlotte 49ers to push the Owls winning streak to 12 games.

Christina (left) and Melissa Martinez wait in the dugout for their respective turns at bat. Ryan Lynch | Multimedia Editor

Double Play: Twin Owls leaving the nest

April 23, 2016

On a scorching hot Saturday afternoon in April at Florida Atlantic Softball Stadium, senior second baseman Melissa Martinez stepped up to the plate with the bases loaded while her older twin sister, senior center fielder Christina Martinez, watched on from third base.