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Pressing Forward with Pride

  The adage says, “Lightning does not hit the same place twice,” however, for one Saint Leo student, his lightning came in the form of two graduations. Niclas Bez, an international student and Graduate Commencement Speaker attained his bachelor’s degree in sports business last year and this year is graduating with his master’s degree in… Continue reading Pressing Forward with Pride

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The Story Behind Dez Bryant’s Release

The saying everything is bigger in Texas goes for all things, even personalities. Former Dallas Cowboys’ wide receiver Dez Bryant was released from the team Friday April 13; this is a huge shock not only to Cowboys Nation, but the NFL as a whole. Bryant has been a Cowboy for the past eight seasons and… Continue reading The Story Behind Dez Bryant’s Release

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Lions’ Baseball Back on Track After Great Weekend

April 14 was a day of celebration that couldn’t have ended any better. Saint Leo alum, Fred Cambria ’70, was having his jersey retired and placed in the Saint Leo Hall of Fame. It was on this day that Saint Leo baseball also played their best, sweeping the Rollins College Tars 8-4 and 5-0 to… Continue reading Lions’ Baseball Back on Track After Great Weekend

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Men’s Tennis Stays Perfect in Season Finale

The Saint Leo men’s tennis team stayed No. 1 for the season after their final, regular- season match April 14. The Lions went from having perfect matches to now perfect seasons. The Lions played Palm Beach Atlantic and beat them convincingly 8-1. The day was filled with great moments, especially for the graduating seniors: Francisco… Continue reading Men’s Tennis Stays Perfect in Season Finale

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Saint Leo Track Takes on Tom Jones Memorial

On Friday, April 13, the Saint Leo men’s and women’s track team travelled to Gainesville, FL to compete in the Tom Jones Memorial hosted by the University of Florida. This event attracted many NCAA Division I teams from around the nation, but it wasn’t only college teams, multiple Olympians showed their class and experience in… Continue reading Saint Leo Track Takes on Tom Jones Memorial

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Four Season Softball Success

The Saint Leo University Softball program has been showing consistent success in head coach Erin Kinberger’s first four seasons. With their win in the first half of their doubleheader April 7, the Lions had secured their fourth consecutive 30-win season. They currently sit at 31-10 and are riding a six-game win streak of their own.… Continue reading Four Season Softball Success

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Champions League Update from 4/11

Real Madrid vs. Juventus 4/11/18 On Wednesday afternoon Real Madrid came out on top to qualify for the Champions League semifinals as they managed to score a late winner to beat Italian side Juventus. Cristiano Ronaldo was the hero once again, scoring a penalty deep in stoppage time to send his side through to the… Continue reading Champions League Update from 4/11

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UEFA Champions League Update

A historic, unexpected turn of events occurred during this week’s Champions League fixtures. We had AS Roma against Barcelona, and the English derby with Manchester City versus Liverpool. AS Roma vs. FC Barcelona Starting Line-ups: Ter Stegen, Alba, Umtiti, Pique, Semedo; Rakitic, Busquets, Iniesta, Sergi Roberto; Dembele, Suarez, Messi Starting Line-ups:Alisson. Manolas, Fazio, Juan Jesus,… Continue reading UEFA Champions League Update

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Lions’ Track Takes on Embry-Riddle Spikes Classic

Embry Riddle Distance Classic (Friday 4/6) On Friday, April 6, two members of Saint Leo Men’s Track team traveled to Daytona to compete in the Embry Riddle Spikes Classic. In hot and humid conditions freshman Tadgh McGinty and graduate student Joshua Sickinger competed in the 3,000m steeplechase. The two Lions completed the podium with a… Continue reading Lions’ Track Takes on Embry-Riddle Spikes Classic