THE SEMINOLE NEWSPAPER

CHANGES TO COLLEGE FOOTBALL POSTSEASON COMING: BCS IN RETROSPECT

CHANGES TO COLLEGE FOOTBALL POSTSEASON COMING: BCS IN RETROSPECT

Robert Blaine, Reporter

December 3, 2013


Filed under Editorials, Sports

The College Football Playoff is on the way, which is exciting for many fans of NCAA football.  The Bowl Championship Series (BCS),  which the new playoff is replacing, was terrible for the sport.  The BCS was completely subjective, as the two teams to compete in BCS National Championship were picked...

SPORTS INJURIES REMAIN MAJOR CONCERN

SPORTS INJURIES REMAIN MAJOR CONCERN

Robert Blaine, Reporter

December 1, 2013


Filed under Sports

Injuries are a major problem in sports of all levels. They can ruin the dreams of high school and college student-athletes and ruin the careers of professionals. As such, injuries are becoming a major concern throughout the sports world. Just how devastating can an injury be to an athlete's career or...

EDITORIAL: ON THE COURT OF PUBLIC OPINION: FANS SHOULD SEPARATE ON-, OFF-FIELD EVENTS

EDITORIAL: ON THE COURT OF PUBLIC OPINION: FANS SHOULD SEPARATE ON-, OFF-FIELD EVENTS

Max Schuman, Sports Manager

November 28, 2013


Filed under Editorials, Sports

On September 20, San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was arrested after a single car accident on suspicion of DUI and marijuana possession. He checked into a rehab facility following his team’s Week 3 game against the Indianapolis Colts, and he has only recently returned to his team after a...

U.S. SAILS TO VICTORY IN AMERICA’S CUP

U.S. SAILS TO VICTORY IN AMERICA’S CUP

Alexander Torres, Reporter

November 27, 2013


Filed under Sports

Every year, two of the best sailing teams from around the world come together to compete for the America’s Cup through a series of match races in their own, large sailboats.  In this year’s America’s Cup, Team Oracle, representing the US, retained the cup in what is considered to be one of the...

THANKSGIVING DAY FEATURES SLATE OF NFL GAMES

THANKSGIVING DAY FEATURES SLATE OF NFL GAMES

Robert Blaine, Reporter

November 10, 2013


Filed under Sports

The NFL will once again feature a slate of three games for Thanksgiving with potential playoff implications.  So, before sitting down for Thanksgiving, check out the games the NFL has lined up for Week 13. The 12:30 game will feature Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers rolling into Detroit to...

RED SOX, CARDINALS TIED AFTER GAME 4 OF 2013 WORLD SERIES

RED SOX, CARDINALS TIED AFTER GAME 4 OF 2013 WORLD SERIES

Robert Blaine, Reporter

October 29, 2013


Filed under Sports

Two days ago, the Boston Red Sox pulled out a 4-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals to tie the world series at two games apiece. Boston LF Jonny Gomes came up big with a three-run homer on one of his two at-bats. The game was the fourth of the 2013 World Series. To get to the Fall Classic, the...

NBA RELEASES SEASON SCHEDULE: FANS EXCITED FOR MARQUEE MATCHUPS

NBA RELEASES SEASON SCHEDULE: FANS EXCITED FOR MARQUEE MATCHUPS

Robert Blaine, Reporter

October 25, 2013


Filed under Sports

The 2013-2014 National Basketball Association season tips off on Tuesday, October 29, featuring the Chicago Bulls rolling into a game with the Miami Heat and the Clippers and Lakers battling for control of Los Angeles.  The Heat are hoping to start the road to a three-peat, while the Bulls are ...

ORLANDO KICKS CASH INTO FUTURE SOCCER STADIUM

ORLANDO KICKS CASH INTO FUTURE SOCCER STADIUM

Katelyn Liston, Reporter

October 8, 2013


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The city of Orlando is now officially planning to build a soccer-specific stadium for the Orlando City Soccer Club. On August 9, 2013, the proposal allowed for the spending of $60 million to build this stadium and other civic-improvement projects in the city. The new spending will allow the Lions...

EDITORIAL: NCAA PLAYERS SHOULD BE COMPENSATED

EDITORIAL: NCAA PLAYERS SHOULD BE COMPENSATED

Robert Blaine, Reporter

October 7, 2013


Filed under Editorials, Sports

During the 2011-2012 school year, the National College Athletic Association generated $872 million in revenue.  The majority of the money comes from contracts with broadcasting stations or other marketing agreements.  This money is then distributed to schools and other programs, leaving only about $7...

NFL’S FIRST QUARTER OFFERS SURPRISES, EXCITEMENT

NFL’S FIRST QUARTER OFFERS SURPRISES, EXCITEMENT

Robert Blaine, Reporter

October 4, 2013


Filed under Sports

With four weeks in the books, almost every team in the National Football League already has played four games.  So far, this season has been anything but normal.  The Kansas City Chiefs, who went 2-14 last season, have already doubled last season's win total.  The New York Giants, only two years removed...

ROGER FEDERER’S CAREER COMING TO AN END?

ROGER FEDERER’S CAREER COMING TO AN END?

Robert Blaine, Reporter

October 1, 2013


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

After Roger Federer bowed out in straight sets to number 19 seed Tommy Robredo in the fourth round of the US Open, many are questioning how much the former world number-one has left in the tank.  Federer has only captured one title during his 2013 season, his lowest count since 2001. Junior Chris Na...

‘NOLES 2013 VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM FACES STIFF TEST TO RETURN TO PLAYOFFS

‘NOLES 2013 VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM FACES STIFF TEST TO RETURN TO PLAYOFFS

Max Schuman, Sports Manager

September 17, 2013


Filed under Sports

As another school year begins, the time-honored fall tradition of varsity football makes its way back to the fields and Friday nights of Seminole High School. After losing many key players from last season’s playoff squad to graduation, new head coach Kerry Wiggins and a group of new team leaders...