| Nov 27, 2012
| 1:13 PM
Fort Hays State women's basketball has cracked the Top 25 of the national rankings for the first time since the 1996-97 season. The Lady Tigers are No. 23 in this week's WBCA NCAA Division II Poll, which is their highest ever national ranking in the...
| Apr 27, 2013
On April 17, I got a call around 3 a.m. My friend Melissa said, "It's here! It's here!"
I was half asleep, but I knew exactly what she was talking about. I started up my computer before I even turned on the light in my dorm room.
I had been waiting...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 6:35 PM
We live in the center of weird. Weird is the state of Florida.
Florida has long eclipsed California as the place where the bizarre, unusual and outlandish have become commonplace. Miami Herald columnist Carl Hiaasen has made a career of repackaging...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 3:53 PM
Every Sunday morning, the Rev. Paula White stands in front of her congregation at New Destiny Christian Center in Apopka and looks out on thousands of brown faces.
"When people say things like, 'She is a white girl that preaches black' is when I...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 10:00 AM
It's another debut for Mad Cow Theatre when it opens "The Road to Mecca" on Friday, Oct. 26, in the Black Box Theatre. The play, which had a run on Broadway this year, is the first production to be staged in the second theater of Mad Cow's new Church...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 12:14 PM
For Team Obama, the legendary I-4 corridor once again was a key destination during their 2012 campaign in Florida. Pres. Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and their campaign surrogates made dozens of trips, rallying supporters in Orlando, Brevard,...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 1:02 PM
Wearing black shirts and photos of Trayvon Martin, a small group of Rollins College students gathered on campus Tuesday to urge their peers to sign a petition calling for the prosecution of the man who shot and killed the teenager last month in Sanford....
| Jun 3, 2011
Pauline Betz Addie
1940s tennis champion in Hall of Fame
Pauline Betz Addie, 91, a champion tennis player who won Wimbledon in 1946 without dropping a set during the entire tournament, died Tuesday at an assisted-living facility in Potomac, Md., the...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 2:04 AM
OAKLAND, Calif. — Dwight Howard has admired Wilt Chamberlain for years.
The Orlando Magic superstar watches old film of Chamberlain’s game. Howard reads books about him. Howard even has spoken with some of Wilt the Stilt’s former...
| Mar 24, 2011
| 5:21 PM
Rob Brandenberg had four basketball scholarship offers from schools in his native Ohio, plus emerging power Butler.
He chose VCU instead.
When Anthony Grant resigned as Rams coach two years ago, Joey Rodriguez considered transferring to Division II...
| Aug 16, 2010
| 7:50 PM
U.S. News college rankings
U.S. News & World Report's annual college rankings are based on surveys that include indicators of academic quality such as reputation, class size and SAT/ACT scores.
These are schools that offer a...
| Aug 16, 2010
| 7:50 PM
Rollins College retains its perch atop the list of regional schools in the South, and University of Central Florida scores its first numerical ranking among national universities in the latest edition of U.S. News & World Report's "America's Best...