THE SEMINOLE NEWSPAPER

SEMINOLE VARSITY BASEBALL LOOKS TO BUILD ON STRONG 2013 SEASON

SEMINOLE VARSITY BASEBALL LOOKS TO BUILD ON STRONG 2013 SEASON

Robert Blaine, Reporter

February 12, 2014

Seminole High School's varsity baseball team is set to open this season in February. The team is hoping to capitalize on the momentum from last season, despite losing eight seniors to graduation. Last year was the team's first under new a head coach and former Seminole High School graduate, Justin...

EDITORIAL: NEW PRO BOWL FORMAT FAILS TO IMPRESS

EDITORIAL: NEW PRO BOWL FORMAT FAILS TO IMPRESS

Robert Blaine, Reporter

February 11, 2014

The NFL Pro Bowl has always been the subject of much scrutiny—and rightfully so. This year's Pro Bowl on January 26 just provided further evidence of why football's All-Star Game is a laughingstock. The game has decided to switch to an All-Star fantasy draft with teams being picked by Deion Sanders...

‘NOLES VARSITY TENNIS TEAM TRAINS TOWARDS ANOTHER GREAT SEASON

‘NOLES VARSITY TENNIS TEAM TRAINS TOWARDS ANOTHER GREAT SEASON

Gouthami Gadamsetty, Reporter

February 10, 2014

Seminole's tennis team's 2014 season started in the beginning of February. With a new members on the team, the team has high hopes. The Varsity Boys' team is currently undefeated, 3-0. Sophomore Naveen Krishnan said, "The season has started off great! We can definitely see first place in our fut...

SEAHAWKS DOMINATE BRONCOS TO CAPTURE SUPER BOWL XLVIII

SEAHAWKS DOMINATE BRONCOS TO CAPTURE SUPER BOWL XLVIII

Robert Blaine, Reporter

February 3, 2014

The Seattle Seahawks jumped out to an early lead over the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII and never looked back, winning in a 43 to 8 rout. The game pitted the Seahawks' top-ranked defense against the Broncos' top-ranked offense, and ended up being a very one-sided battle. The game's first play...

CITRUS BOWL RENOVATIONS COULD REVITALIZE SPORTS SCENE IN ORLANDO

CITRUS BOWL RENOVATIONS COULD REVITALIZE SPORTS SCENE IN ORLANDO

Max Schuman, Sports Manager

January 28, 2014

As college football transitioned into the postseason, downtown Orlando played host to two big post-Christmas Bowl games, as it has annually since 2001. The Louisville Cardinals defeated the Miami Hurricanes on December 28 in the Russell Athletic Bowl, and the South Carolina Gamecocks defeated the Wisconsin...

EDITORIAL: THE SEMINOLE PREDICTS NBA ALL-STAR GAME ROSTERS

EDITORIAL: THE SEMINOLE PREDICTS NBA ALL-STAR GAME ROSTERS

Robert Blaine, Reporter

January 22, 2014

The 2014 NBA All-Star Game will take place on Saturday, February 16, with starters to be announced in a few weeks. A new set of rules for selecting the teams is in place, and the league's stars are ready to put on a show for fans everywhere. The Seminole gets in on the All-Star action with an early lo...

WORLD TURNS TO SOCHI FOR 2014 WINTER OLYMPICS

WORLD TURNS TO SOCHI FOR 2014 WINTER OLYMPICS

Jillian Lachcik, Copy Editor

January 15, 2014

The 2014 Winter Olympics, officially called the XXII Olympic Winter Games, are scheduled to take place from February 7 to February 23. The games will be held in Sochi, a ski town in Russia. Construction for these games involves the building of new venues, as well as remaking the telecommunications...

FSU TRIUMPHS OVER AUBURN, WINS FINAL BCS CHAMPIONSHIP IN INSTANT CLASSIC

FSU TRIUMPHS OVER AUBURN, WINS FINAL BCS CHAMPIONSHIP IN INSTANT CLASSIC

Max Schuman, Sports Manager

January 7, 2014

In a season of dominating wins, the Florida State Seminoles flipped the script on the "team of destiny" Auburn Tigers to win the final BCS National Championship, 34-31. Redshirt freshman and Heisman-winning FSU quarterback Jameis Winston got the ball with a little more than a minute to play trailing...

BRONCOS, SEAHAWKS LEAD RACE TO NFL PLAYOFFS

BRONCOS, SEAHAWKS LEAD RACE TO NFL PLAYOFFS

Robert Blaine, Reporter

December 31, 2013

The NFL regular season is coming to a close and the playoff race is shaping up. Most of this year's top teams are the usual suspects from recent years. The Seattle Seahawks sit atop the National Football Conference, while the Denver Broncos are the leaders of the American Football Conference. Peyton...

DERRICK ROSE INJURED AGAIN

DERRICK ROSE INJURED AGAIN

Robert Blaine, Reporter

December 30, 2013

Derrick Rose returned to regular season NBA action on October 29 after sitting out all of last season while tending to a torn ACL in his left knee. In late November, less than a month later, Rose went down again with what was confirmed to be a torn meniscus in his right knee—an injury that will make...

AUBURN, FSU MAKE BCS NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME AFTER OSU LOSS

AUBURN, FSU MAKE BCS NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME AFTER OSU LOSS

Robert Blaine, Reporter

December 29, 2013

This year's NCAA Football season has had its share of highlights, disappointments, and surprises. Florida State and Auburn are the two top teams, sitting atop the BCS Standings and the AP Top 25. Both are slated to play in the 2013 National Championship game, the last BCS Bowl Game before the new playoff...

UCF KNIGHTS CHARGE INTO BCS IN HISTORIC SEASON

UCF KNIGHTS CHARGE INTO BCS IN HISTORIC SEASON

Gouthami Gadamsetty, Reporter

December 24, 2013

The University of Central Florida Knights stunned college football fans this season with their 11-1 record. After eleven hard-earned wins, the Knights are qualified for 2014 Bowl Championship Series (BCS). The Knights’ final victory over the Southern Methodist Mustangs officially gave the Knights...