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Video: Noles Earned 56th All-Time Homecoming Victory

Credit: Jordan Giorgio

TALLAHASSEE, FLA., WWW.FRANCHISESPORTSONLINE.NET – Saturday’s matchup was the Seminoles’ 68th all-time football game played on homecoming weekend. Florida State is 55-12-1 in those contests, the lone tie coming off a 14-14 decision with Wake Forest in 1956. The Seminoles are now 3-0 against Wake Forest on homecoming since joining the ACC, and have won five consecutive homecoming games overall.

Compton Makes Quick Work of Boston College

By: Max Fay

TALLAHASSEE, FLA., (franchisesportsonline.net) – Boston College will be relieved that they won’t have to see anymore of Florida State starting pitcher Mike Compton.

Compton made it look easy Friday night, as he breezed through the Eagles lineup on his way to a two-hit complete game shut out in FSU’s 7-0 win over Boston College (5-7).

“Coach [Mike] Bell did a great job of calling pitches,” Compton said. “He told me what to expect of those hitters, and what we should try to do with those hitters to gain an advantage. It was really trying to command my fastball and slider. I wanted to get ahead of hitters, get ground balls, get outs, and take advantage of the pitch count.”

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Lincoln Downs District Rival Leon

By: Adrianna Matamoros

Photo Credit: Adrianna Matamoros

TALLAHASSEE, FLA. (franchisesportsonline.net) – Lincoln needed just five innings to take care of Leon 14-4 in a faceoff between two longtime district rivals.

Willis McDaniel went 2-for-3 for Lincoln, and Brayson Smith, Blake Reese, Jake Stanbridge, and Cole McCord all went 2-for-4.

The Trojans came into the bottom of the first inning with a 2-0 deficit, but would quickly recover, scoring eight runs and building a comfortable lead. With bases loaded and only one out, command issues would get the better of the Leon pitching staff. The next four batters were either walked or hit by a pitch, forcing in the Trojans first four runs.

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Seminoles Grab USF By The Horns

By: Max Fay 

TALLAHASSEE, FLA. (franchisesportsonline.net) – Florida State got a chance to relax and have a little fun at the expense of South Florida Tuesday, after grinding out three tough victories over UNC-Wilmington over the weekend.

The Seminoles scored early and often, routing the Bulls 24-1. FSU (9-3) scored two or more runs in every inning but the sixth and hit home runs in each of their first four innings.

The 24 runs scored by FSU is the most since hanging 37 on Ohio State in the NCAA regional championship back in 2009.

“Well I obviously didn’t see that one coming,” Florida State Coach Mike Martin said. “Maybe we deserved a game like this. We’ve played close games all year long, but it was nice to see everyone get a chance to play.”

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High School Baseball Schedule: Week of Feb. 23 – 28

Below are some of the events that will be featured on this site

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24-Feb Maclay vs. Taylor County Maclay 4:00
24-Feb Florida High vs. JPII Florida High 6:00
24-Feb Godby vs. Rickards Godby 7:00
25-Feb Lincoln vs. Pensacola Catholic Lincoln 5:00
26-Feb Maclay vs. Jefferson County Jefferson County 4:00
26-Feb Chiles vs. North Florida Christian Chiles 6:00
26-Feb JPII vs. FAMU DRS JPII 6:00
26-Feb Lincoln vs. Suwannee Lincoln 6:00
26-Feb Florida High vs. East Gadsden East Gadsden 6:00
26-Feb Godby vs. Madison County Godby 7:00
27-Feb Godby vs. Holmes County Godby 6:00
27-Feb Leon vs. North Florida Christian Leon 6:00
27-Feb Rickards vs. Wakulla Wakulla 6:00
27-Feb Florida High vs. Taylor County Taylor County 7:00
27-Feb Lincoln vs. Bainbridge Lincoln 7:00
28-Feb JPII vs. Holmes County JPII 12:00
28-Feb Chiles vs. Suwannee Chiles 1:00
28-Feb Leon vs. Cairo Leon 2:00
28-Feb Maclay vs. Wakulla Wakulla 2:00


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Rickards Advances to Final Four

By: Max Fay

Photo Credit: Max Fay 

TALLAHASSEE, FLA. (franchisesportsonline.net) – Shondarious Baker’s breakaway dunk with 11 seconds left in the game put the exclamation point on Rickards 57-43 win over Baker County. Rickards captured the Regional Championship and now moves on to face Tarpon Springs in the State Semifinal.

Raiders guard Maurice Howard led all scorers with 17 points, and Baker added 7. Charles Ruise had 15 points for Baker County, and Mike Evans scored 8.

Rickards built their double-digit lead after a 12-0 run midway through the third quarter, but they would be tested down the stretch.

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Lincoln Upended in the Regional Semifinals

By: Andrew Small

Edited By: Max Fay  

TALLAHASSEE, FLA. (franchisesportsonline.net) – In Lincoln’s second wire-to-wire game of the week, the Trojans fell to the Crestview Bulldogs 58-56 in the Regional Semifinals.

Kamron Mack and Patrice Sarrazin combined for 30 points for the Trojans. The Bulldogs’ Rusty Moorer and Andrew Adkins combined for 26 points in the win.

Lincoln (20-8) had a chance to tie the game with nine seconds left. The Trojans inbounded the ball to the top of the key with their season on the line. Crestview (20-9) played close man coverage and pressured the ball, and Sarrazin lost the ball as the final seconds ticked off of the clock.

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Lady Rattlers Fall 4-2 in Season Home Opener

Written By: Aerika Miles

TALLAHASSEE, FLA. (franchisesportsonline.net) – Lady Rattlers battled in seven tough in innings with nationally 6th ranked University of Kentucky Thursday. With a capacious fan base for FAMU, the Rattlers proved they could hang with the elite.

Sophomore standout pitcher Kenya Pereira (0-1) tossed all seven innings, allowing four runs off of seven hits and striking out five batters. “I wasn’t trying to think that it’s “Kentucky”, I was just playing the game. Even though we lost, we still played good.”

Kentucky’s Sylver Samuel (1-for-3) tripled to centerfield that lead her to score on Griffin Joyner’s flyer to left for UK to score first with a 1-0 lead. FAMU stepped to the plate and tied the game in second inning. Pinch Runner Naesha Lewis scored from second on Amber Fullwood’s (1-for-3) single shot up the middle.

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High School Baseball Schedule – Week of February 9 – 14

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Monday, February 9,  2015 – Rickards vs. Aucilla Christian at 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, February 10,  2015 – Leon vs. Suwannee at 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, February 10,  2015 – FAMU DRS vs. Maclay at 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, February 10,  2015 – JPII vs. Rickards at 6:00 p.m.

Thursday, February 12,  2015 – Leon vs. Godby at 4:30 p.m.

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Leon shakes off slow start against Wakulla


Writer Marcus Joseph
Edited by Max Fay

November 26, 2014
TALLAHASSEE, FLA. (franchisesportsonline.net) – Leon shook off a slow start in their non-conference game against Wakulla. The Lions fell behind 29-16 in the first half, but raised their intensity and aggression coming out of halftime to defeat the War Eagles 58-52.

Wakulla jumped out to an early lead by capitalizing on second chance shots, and loose balls to find easy baskets early in game. But Leonchanged their game around in the second half, and began to get some open three-pointers and easy shots of their own.

As Leon attacked the basket more often, they reached the free throw line more often. The Lions made it to the foul line seven times in the fourth quarter, alone.

“Tonight, I think we grew up, and found our identity,” Leon Coach Rick Davis said. “Tonight was a starting point to being aggressive. You got to be aggressive on both ends of the floor.”

Wakulla led 32-27 heading into halftime and had maintained a lead for the majority of the game. That was until Leon rattled off six straight points to open the second half and grab a 33-32 lead, their first of the night.

“I thought we played hard; we fought hard, but mentally we broke down at the end,” Wakulla Coach Michael Sweatt said. “We got out hustled in the fourth quarter even though we were in shape more than them. But they wanted it more for that last minute and a half.”

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Seventeen Student-Athletes Earn Summer Academic Accolades at TCC

By Tallahassee Community College Sports Information 

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (August 27, 2013) – During the recently completed Summer 2013 semester at Tallahassee Community College, a total of 17 student-athletes earned honors recognition for their work in the classroom.

The following student-athlete was named to the Dean’s List (3.5-3.99 GPA): Yanique Gordon, women’s basketball.

The following student-athletes were named to the Honor’s List (3.0-3.49 GPA): James Abbatinozzi, baseball; Marina Cobbs, softball; Robert Garcia, baseball; Alexis Huss, softball; Te Reo Powhiri Matautia, softball; Trevor McDade, men’s basketball; Earvin Morris, men’s basketball; Cameron Naylor, men’s basketball; Michael Saxton, men’s basketball; and Taylor Wright, baseball.

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In their last game of the season, the Jailbreak Betties look to even out the series against the Mississippi Rollergirls.


TALLAHASSEE, FLA. – The Jailbreak Betties (4-2) look to get a win over the Mississippi Rollergirls this Saturday, August 18th, at the North Florida Fairgrounds.

Mississippi handed the Betties a very physical, narrow 148-122 loss when these teams met in May. The Betties are looking to even the series up and with both teams playing a fast paced, physical game, this is a bout not to miss.

This bout will not only be one of two of their last bouts, but will also benefit The Refuge House.