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Eagles overwhelm Trailblazers with big run

Robert Blackburn, Correspondent
TALLAHASSEE, FLA. ( – Tallahassee Community College held an 18-17-point lead after the first quarter, and then exploded in the second with a 20-2 run. The Eagles secured a 90-54 victory with the help of guard Sabrina Banks, who finished with 26 points on the night.

The Lady Eagles outscored Atlanta Metro State 28-9 in the second quarter as they opened the game wide open. TCC had a good night offensively, shooting 57% from the field. Monique Calliste wasn’t far behind Banks, finishing with 23 points of her own.

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Sabrina Banks leads TCC over Hillsborough

Robert Blackburn, Correspondent
TALLAHASSEE, FLA. ( – A strong second half gave Tallahassee Community College the win over Hillsborough 70-57.

The Lady Eagles were led by forward Sabrina Banks who recorded a double-double, accounting for 17 points and 13 rebounds.

Banks was not alone in double figures. TCC had a strong offensive night, finishing with four of the girls racking up at least 13 points. Eboni Watts added 16 points and seven rebounds.

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TCC Drums the Ambassadors in Tuesday Night Showdown

Robert Blackburn, Correspondent
TALLAHASSEE, FLA. ( – Tallahassee Community College took an early lead over TAAG Academy, starting the game with a 20-0 run and never looked back.

The Eagles went on to beat the Ambassadors 132-61, led by guard Ryan Johnson’s 27 points. It was the largest margin of victory for a game ending in regulation in school history.

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2015 ACC Soccer Champions


Elizabeth Martinez, Correspondent

The Florida State Seminoles have done it back to back to back.


The No. 4 Seminoles ended their regular season in Orange Beach, Ala. (14-2-4), defeating top-ranked University of Virginia (16-1-2) 7-6 in the shootout.

The 2015 ACC Championship was determined off of Berglind Thorvaldsdottir’s penalty kick against the Cavaliers.

The Seminoles took the lead in the 12th minute, as freshman Natalia Kuikka took a shot from the top of the box and scored. One of Virginia’s key players, Makenzy Doniak then tied the Seminoles 1-1 in the 32nd minute off of a corner kick.

After the first half the Cavaliers had the lead in shots, 8-5. In the 55th minute, the Seminoles took the lead again off a rebound by Captain Kirsten Crowley on a corner kick, making the game 2-1.

In the 66th minute, Makenzy Doniak put one in the back of the net once again to tie the Seminoles. This took the Seminoles and the Cavaliers into two scoreless 10 minute overtimes. The ACC Champions would be determined by a penalty shootout.

Both teams scored their first five penalties perfectly, which led them both two their sixth and seventh shooters. Both teams scored their 6th penalty, but once the Seminole from Iceland Berglind Thorvaldsdottir scored the 7th penalty and Cassie Miller blocked the Cavaliers 7th PK, the game was over. This was Virginia’s second straight loss to the Seminoles in the ACC championship game.

Florida State earned the 2015 ACC title and an automatic bid to the 2015 NCAA Tournament. The Seminoles will find out their place in the bracket Nov. 9 at 4:30 p.m. on the NCAA selection show.


Lincoln Wins In a Shootout

Karen Duarte, Correspondent
TALLAHASSEE, FLA. ( – Lincoln running back Ricky Henrilus ran for 130 yards and scored four touchdowns leading the Trojans to a 42-34 victory over Godby at Gene Cox Stadium Friday night.

Lincoln (4-6) and Godby were tied 34-34 early in the fourth quarter. Quarterback Chris Brimm completed a 38-yard pass to wide receiver Marquel Pittman setting the Trojans up at the five-yard line. On the very next play, Ricky Henrilus dove through the middle and scored a touchdown for the go-ahead score. Strong safety Freddie Simmons added a two-point conversion giving Lincoln a 42-34 lead with six minutes remaining.

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Baby Rattlers Show Heart In Final Game

Nick Pierce, Correspondent
TALLAHASSEE, FLA. ( – Port St. Joe got off to a quick start on Friday night, scoring all 41 of their points in the first half. They went on to beat FAMU DRS 41-18.


Even though they faced an insurmountable deficit, the Baby Rattlers never lost their heart. They outscored the Sharks 12-0 in the second half, ending their season with a moral victory.

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Rickards Holds On Improving to 7-2

Kristen Edwards, Correspondent
TALLAHASSEE, FLA. ( – Rickards simply overmatched an exhausted Chiles team for a 32-24 victory at Gene Cox Stadium on Thursday night.

Chiles (6-4, 1-1) played their third game in the past seven days, but still had a chance late. The Timberwolves had the ball on the Raider 35-yard line with twelve seconds left trailing 32-24.

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