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Oct 16, 2009

RBC Bank Feast on the 50 Lights Up the Night

Florida Citrus Sports annual on-field bonanza – RBC Bank Feast on the 50 – took place last night at Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium and saw a crowd of over 2,100 come out and ignore the rain to enjoy a night of food, drinks, fun, fireworks and school spirit.  Alumni tents, food vendors, two beer trucks and interactive games for the kids were all a part of the fun.  At RBC Bank Feast on the 50, the winners of the 2nd Annual […]

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Aug 17, 2009

FCSports Teams with UCF and Others to Help Welcome 1958 Buffalo Team

The epic tale of the bowl-bound 1958 Buffalo team was one of the most prominent storylines during last year’s college football postseason, when the present-day Mid-American Conference champion Bulls received their first bowl bid since that 1958 season, on their milestone 50th anniversary.  Approximately 23 members of that 1958 squad, plus spouses and families, were feted during Buffalo’s stay in Toronto for the ESPN-televised International Bow,l where the Bulls faced the University of Connecticut. The 1958 Buffalo team, whose roster […]

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Jul 27, 2009

Summer Camp Nears Close to 16th Year of Service

The Orlando Police Department G.R.E.A.T (Gang Resistance Education And Training) Program and Florida Citrus Sports partnered again this summer to sponsor a fantastic sports camp attended by over 250 disadvantaged youth ages 10-15.  Two three-week sessions offer students the opportunity to participate in various sporting events, enhance their computer skills, learn to swim and experience personal growth through a variety of enrichment activities.  The first session of camp has ended and session 2 is currently under way at Florida Citrus […]

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Jul 02, 2009

Champs Sports Extends Bowl Title Sponsorship

Florida Citrus Sports CEO Steve Hogan has announced that Champs Sports, a division of Foot Locker, Inc., has extended its sponsorship of the Champs Sports Bowl continuing in Orlando through the 2013 college football season.  The game is presently the only annual postseason matchup featuring teams from the Atlantic Coast and Big Ten conferences. Champs Sports� extension in its investment will help Orlando continue to compete in its efforts to secure the highest possible picks with its conference partners.  Last […]

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Apr 30, 2009

New President and Annual Award Recipients Named at Member Celebration

Florida Citrus Sports CEO Steve Hogan announced Thursday that Bill Dymond, president and managing partner of Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A., has earned the not-for-profit�s highest service honor, the Howard Palmer Award.   The award was presented to Dymond, a former FCSports chairman and executive committee mainstay, during the organization�s annual Member Celebration held at Orlando�s Star Tower on Thursday.  Also at the event, Chuck Beverly, senior vice president of commercial markets at RBC Bank, began his one-year term […]

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Apr 23, 2009

Orlando Bowls Receive Re-certification; FCSports Announces 2009 Champs Sports Bowl Date

Florida Citrus Sports Chief Executive Officer Steve Hogan announced today that the 2009 Champs Sports Bowl will be played at 8:00 p.m. (EST) on Tuesday, December 29.  The game, the first of two bowls hosted in Orlando, will air nationwide on ESPN.  In addition, the NCAA Football Issues Committee extended licensing for both the Champs Sports Bowl and the New Years Day-stalwart Capital One Bowl. The Champs Sports Bowl and Capital One Bowl were among 34 bowls whose applications were […]

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Jan 01, 2009

Stafford, Moreno Lead Georgia Past Michigan State In Capital One Bowl (AP)

Matthew Stafford threw three touchdown passes in the second half, hitting Knowshown Moreno for the clinching score to lead No. 16 Georgia over No. 19 Michigan State 24-12 Thursday in the Capital One Bowl. Ranked No. 1 early this season, the Bulldogs (10-3) gave coach Mark Richt his sixth bowl win in eight tries. Stafford was just 6-for-14 and an interception in the first half. After that, he looked more like the quarterback that NFL teams covet � if he […]

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