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Dec 27, 2008

Florida State Dominates Wisconsin in Champs Sports Bowl, 42-13 (AP)

(AP) Bobby Bowden glimpsed into the past, and it made the 79-year-old coach excited about Florida State’s future. Bowden saw a big-play offense and a hard-hitting, opportunistic defense in the Seminoles’ 42-13 win over Wisconsin at the Champs Sports Bowl on Saturday. “It looked like the old Florida State out there,” Bowden said. “Not that we’re there, but we looked like we used to.” Florida State (9-4) finished with more than eight wins for the first time since 2004. Nine […]

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Dec 07, 2008

Ryan Lochte To Headline 2008 Parade; ABC Stars Harrison, Hemmis To Host

The Spherion Orlando Citrus Parade presented by Delta Air Lines has secured Chris Harrison and Paige Hemmis as co-hosts for this year�s parade on December 30.  Olympic Gold Medalist Ryan Lochte has been named Grand Marshal and Ashley Eckstein will serve as the parade�s on-street commentator. Harrison will be returning for his third year as parade co-host.  Harrison currently hosts ABC�s romantic reality television series The Bachelor and The Bachelorette as well as HGTV�s design show Designer�s Challenge.  Hemmis currently […]

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Sep 26, 2008

RBC Bank Feast on the 50 Lights Up the Night

Florida Citrus Sports held its annual celebration extraordinaire – RBC Bank Feast on the 50 — last night at Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium and saw a crowd of 2,127 come out and enjoy a night of food, drinks, fun, fireworks and school spirit.  Alumni tents, food vendors, two beer trucks, a Tiki Bar (by City Beverages) and interactive games for the kids were all a part of the fun.  At RBC Bank Feast on the 50, the winners of this year’s […]

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Apr 21, 2008

FCSports Announces 2008 Champs Sports Bowl Date

Florida Citrus Sports Executive Director Steve Hogan announced today that the 2008 Champs Sports Bowl will be played at 4:30 p.m. (EST) on Saturday, December 27. The game, the first of two bowls hosted in Orlando, will air nationwide on ESPN. Florida Citrus Sports� other game, the Capital One Bowl, will kick off at its traditional slot of 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 1, 2008 on ABC. The Champs Sports Bowl has continued to make great progress since moving to […]

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Apr 10, 2008

FCSports Introduces President, Names Award Winners at Wachovia Member Celebration

Florida Citrus Sports celebrated its annual Wachovia Member Celebration at Church Street Station�s Cheyenne Saloon tonight, naming its president for 2008-09 while honoring its finest through the Member Service Awards. FSN Florida and Sun Sports senior vice president and general manager Cathy Weeden was inducted as the organization�s 32nd president, while Wachovia regional president Marshall Vermillion was named recipient of FCSports� highest service honor, the Howard Palmer Award. The Wachovia Member Celebration celebrated the start of the 2008-09 Florida Citrus […]

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