THE SEMINOLE NEWSPAPER

SEMINOLE FRESHMAN FOOTBALL PLAYERS MOVE TO VARSITY TEAM

SEMINOLE FRESHMAN FOOTBALL PLAYERS MOVE TO VARSITY TEAM

Katelyn Liston, Reporter

December 12, 2013

On October 10, 2013, Sanford Seminoles' freshmen team members were notified they were officially going to be moving to the varsity team. Seventeen of the freshman players would be moving to varsity, compared to only four players last year. Many of the players hoped that the new players would help...

SEMINOLE BOWLING ENDS SEASON, LOOKS TOWARDS FUTURE

SEMINOLE BOWLING ENDS SEASON, LOOKS TOWARDS FUTURE

Bobbi Zahn, Managing Editor

December 11, 2013

The 2013 Seminole Bowling season ended at the FHSAA District 7 competition at the end of October. The girls' team finished the season with 4 out of 12 wins while the boys' brought home 1 win out of 15. This season followed a highly successful 2012 season, which saw the boys' team qualify for the...

SEMINOLE SWIMS TO VICTORY

SEMINOLE SWIMS TO VICTORY

Katelyn Liston and Michelle An

December 6, 2013

On October 16, 2013, Seminole High School’s swim team competed in the FHSAA Class 4A State Meet. The boys' team finished fifth overall and the girls' finished 19th. Kara Vachon placed third in the girls' 50 yard freestyle and Chad Mylin’s time of 21.10 seconds in the 50 yard freestyle qualified...

CHANGES TO COLLEGE FOOTBALL POSTSEASON COMING: BCS IN RETROSPECT

CHANGES TO COLLEGE FOOTBALL POSTSEASON COMING: BCS IN RETROSPECT

Robert Blaine, Reporter

December 3, 2013

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...