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Jul 29, 2010

Florida Citrus Sports Hosts Free NCAA Football Youth Clinic

On Wednesday, July 28, Florida Citrus Sports hosted a free youth football clinic in partnership with NCAA Football’s Youth Initiative.  Held in the shadow of the Citrus Bowl as installation of the new AstroTurf field continued, the clinic featured coaches and players from UCF, the University of West Georgia, and Jacksonville University, as well as local professional players from the Arena Football League’s Orlando Predators and the United Football League’s Florida Tuskers. Over 220 children, including attendees of the free […]

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Dec 06, 2009

Champs Sports Bowl Pits Miami Against Wisconsin

The Miami Hurricanes and Wisconsin Badgers have been selected to play in this year’s Champs Sports Bowl.  This year’s game is set to take place December 29th at 8:00 p.m. and will be televised by ESPN. No. 14/15 Miami will head north on the Florida Turnpike for its final game after posting a 9-3 record (6-4 ACC).  The Hurricanes rely on one of the better passing offenses in the nation, ranking 27th and averaging 268.1 yards per game behind sophomore […]

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Nov 30, 2009

Spherion Orlando Citrus Parade Talent Announced; Features ‘Dancing with the Stars’ Veterans

Florida Citrus Sports CEO Steve Hogan announced talent for the 2009 Spherion Orlando Citrus Parade on Monday, Nov. 30, and the lineup will look very familiar to fans of ABC’s hit Dancing With The Stars. Entertainer Joey Fatone,  dancer Cheryl Burke and Olympic gold medalist Shawn Johnson, all of whom have appeared on DWTS, will be a part of the parade’s nationally syndicated broadcast.  Fatone, an actor, singer and dancer who currently resides in Orlando, placed second on season four […]

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Nov 12, 2009

East Lake Student Grace Averitt Wins Parade Drawing Contest

Grace Averitt, a fourth grader at East Lake Elementary, has won the 2009 Spherion Orlando Citrus Parade drawing contest, beating out over 300 other entrants.  Grace will ride in the parade on Dec. 30 as an Honorary Grand Marshal.  Her winning design will serve as the cover of the parade program.  Her entry was chosen as part of a Milk & Cookies Reception at the City Hall Rotunda in Downtown Orlando on Wednesday, November 11. Now in its third year, the […]

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