Category: Sports

The First Time I Jumped Was Three Years Ago Today

If you’ve read much from my blog up to this point, you know I love a wide variety of outdoor activities. Skydiving is one of them. It was three years ago today when I jumped for the first time. That first one was at… Continue Reading “The First Time I Jumped Was Three Years Ago Today”

Florida Gators Take First Ever College World Series Title

The Gators have won plenty of National Championships over the years in many sports. In fact, they’re better at doing that than any other University in the Country. (In the the post World War II Era, mens’ and womens’ sports, that is.) Last night… Continue Reading “Florida Gators Take First Ever College World Series Title”

Knights Knocked Out of AAC Softball Championship Tourney by Lowly East Carolina

Last Thursday the softball squad from East Carolina eliminated our UCF Knights on day one of the conference championship tourney. I love and support the Knights but that was a huge disappointment for me. UCF was the no. 3 seed; E.C. was in the… Continue Reading “Knights Knocked Out of AAC Softball Championship Tourney by Lowly East Carolina”

UCF Softballers Bash UConn in Home Finale

What you’re seeing in the featured photo is a softball about a millisecond before Knights catcher Cassady Brewer crushes it into the stands in right-center field. I caught that first inning shot, it was the first of the two round-trippers she smacked on Sunday… Continue Reading “UCF Softballers Bash UConn in Home Finale”

Noles Beat Knights 4-0 in Wednesday Softball Action

I do follow softball and this was a contest not-to-be-missed. The home town Knights of UCF were hosting the no. 1 ranked team in the country in the Seminoles of Florida State. It was a good contest but in the end, Seminole bats overpowered… Continue Reading “Noles Beat Knights 4-0 in Wednesday Softball Action”

UCF knocks off Illinois, advances to NIT Final Four – Orlando Sentinel

I was on the UCF campus yesterday evening to see our Knights take on the Seminoles in softball. No. 1 ranked FSU bested the Knights by a score of 4-0. It was a good contest and I don’t think the UCF softball stadium could… Continue Reading “UCF knocks off Illinois, advances to NIT Final Four – Orlando Sentinel”

Cassady Brewer’s Blast Helps to Power UCF past the Bears in Sunday Softball Action

Our UCF Knights knew that the Baylor Bears were going to be a handful. They were sporting a 22-4 record as their bus motored down I-75 toward Orlando last week. They were ranked 15th nationally and had bested some very good softball squads in… Continue Reading “Cassady Brewer’s Blast Helps to Power UCF past the Bears in Sunday Softball Action”

They’re Back in Black!

If you read Bulldog’s rant about the white unis worn by the Knights on opening day, you might be thinking to yourself: “what’s wrong with a White Knight?” He just didn’t like the blinding whiteness of it all and the fact that it made… Continue Reading “They’re Back in Black!”

Loved the First Day of the 2017 Softball Season, But Those New…

In my previous post I talked about how today was the opening day for collegiate softball all over the nation and how the tournament sponsored by our hometown UCF Knights got it started here in the Central Florida area. I loved at least a… Continue Reading “Loved the First Day of the 2017 Softball Season, But Those New…”

Opening Day of the 2017 NCAA Softball Season

The 2017 Softball Season kicked off today all over the country and our home town UCF Knights helped to get this year’s campaign started in fine fashion. The 2017 UCF Knights Invitational featured four well-respected teams from Florida and beyond. Florida A&M is the… Continue Reading “Opening Day of the 2017 NCAA Softball Season”