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May 13, 2011

Bowl Games Have Banner Moments Here And Abroad

Banners from this past year’s Capital One Bowl and Champs Sports Bowl game were donated to Wycliffe Global Alliance, who used them for shelter materials in Papua New Guinea.

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Apr 08, 2011

2011 Member Service Award Winners Honored

FCSports recognized members who gave superlative efforts during the 2010-11 season last night during the 2011 Member Celebration.  Rob Yacabucci of United Space Alliance was named Rookie of the Year, Bryan Cole of Super Holiday Tours was named Chairman of the Year for his work with the Orlando Citrus Parade Committee, and Shawn Cavalieri of Recovery First was named Volunteer of the Year.  Yacabucci was one of the most prolific rookies in recent memory, making a huge impact on the […]

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Apr 08, 2011

Rich Fildes Honored With 2010 Howard Palmer Award

Richard J.  Fildes, a Partner with Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor, and Reed, was presented FCSports’ highest service honor, the Howard Palmer Award, at the 2011 Member Celebration. Fildes becomes just the 22nd member to earn the award, presented during the annual Florida Citrus Sports Member Celebration held at The MEZZ in Downtown Orlando.  The Member Celebration signifies the beginning of the 2011-12 Florida Citrus Sports (FCSports) season with the induction of new leadership and member awards presentation to those who […]

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Dec 29, 2010

NC State Champs Sports Bowl Champions Gear Available

Ultimate Athletic, the official merchandise provider of the Champs Sports Bowl, has official NC State Champs Sports Bowl Champions gear for sale to Wolfpack fans.  Click the link below to visit Ultimate Athletic’s online store.        NC State Champions Gear          

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Dec 28, 2010

NC State tops WVU 23-7 in Champs Sports Bowl

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) If this was Russell Wilson’s football finale, he sure made the most of it. Wilson threw for 275 yards and two touchdowns, leading North Carolina State past No. 22 West Virginia 23-7 in the Champs Sports Bowl on Tuesday night. Wilson also had 41 yards rushing, Josh Czajkowski made three field goals and the Wolfpack (9-4) won nine games for only the second time in school history. Geno Smith had 196 yards passing and an injured Noel […]

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Dec 26, 2010

NC State Pep Rally Canceled

Due to inclement weather, the North Carolina State band and cheerleaders will not make it to Orlando in time for tomorrow’s Champs Sports Bowl Pep Rally.  As a result, the NC State portion of the event (5:45-6:30 p.m.) has been cancelled.  Florida Citrus Sports and the Champs Sports Bowl regret the inconvenience.  The band and cheerleaders are scheduled to arrive in time for the game on Tuesday.

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Dec 22, 2010

Champs Sports Bowl To Host “Red Out” and “Gold Rush” For Fans

Fans will have a special way to express their school pride at the 2010 Champs Sports Bowl through a pair of “color-out” promotions with official bowl merchandise! Ultimate Athletic, provider of all official Champs Sports Bowl apparel, will be creating specific shirts for NC State and West Virginia so those attending the game can bathe their half of the Florida Citrus Bowl in the team colors! NC State’s campaign will be Pack It In, Red It Out, featuring an all-red […]

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Dec 16, 2010

Daunte Culpepper And American Idol’s “Big Mike” Join Orlando Citrus Parade

A pair of Knights will join the thousands of fans attending the Orlando Citrus Parade on December 30.  UCF and NFL star Daunte Culpepper will return to Orlando to serve as Grand Marshal of the 30th Anniversary of the parade while another UCF football alumnus, former American Idol finalist Michael Lynche, will be a part of the event’s nationally-syndicated television broadcast as the on-street commentator. Culpepper, who recently completed his first season in the United Football League as quarterback of the […]

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Dec 05, 2010

West Virginia and NC State to Square Off in 2010 Champs Sports Bowl

Florida Citrus Sports’ Team Selection Committee has selected the NC State Wolfpack and West Virginia Mountaineers to play in this year’s Champs Sports Bowl, the first matchup in the current agreement matching top teams from the ACC and Big East.  Set to take place December 28th from Orlando’s Citrus Bowl Stadium, the game will kick off at 6:30 p.m. and be televised on ESPN. The No. 22/21 Mountaineers clinched at least a share of its fifth conference title since 2003 […]

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Nov 16, 2010

Orlando Citrus Parade Drawing Contest Winners Announced

Ten-year-old Emily Martinez from Bear Lake Elementary in Altamonte Springs was awarded the top prize in the Orlando Citrus Parade Drawing Contest and will ride in the Dec. 30 parade as Honorary Grand Marshal. Her drawing will also be used on the cover of the parade’s program. Shenandoah Elementary school student Sydney Chamberlain, 9 years old, received second place and Jacqueline Kao, 8 years old, from Metrowest Elementary was third runner-up. Children were asked to draw their best portrayal of […]

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