Sports

COVID-19’s Impact on FAU Football

Florida Atlantic University’s football team reworked how they conduct practices and meetings to comply with COVID-19 guidelines.  Since returning to the field, the reigning Conference USA and Cheribundi Boca Bowl champions have dealt with new protocols, frequent testing, and players who have tested positive. On March 13, Brian White, the Vice President and Director of Athletics, cancelled spring practices for…

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Sports

Foul Play: The Effectiveness of Trash Talk

Physical speed, strength and skill aren’t the only measures of how well athletes can thrive in their respective sports. A witty combination of words allows an athlete to sneak into an opponent’s head, throwing them off and making victory more important.  There’s the physical game and then there’s the mental game, known as trash talk.  Trash talking describes friendly banter…

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Profiles, Sports

Hey Ravens! Watch This Bulldog Fly!

Hayden Hurst is no stranger to success. However, the current NFL football player has had his time with failure. During his time at Bolles, Hayden collected two state championship baseball rings. However, the road to being a first round draft pick for the Baltimore Ravens in 2018 wasn’t easy. His low-90’s fastball made him a powerful pitcher for the varsity…

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Profiles, Sports

New All-Star Up to Bat : Hunter Barco

“No one in my family has ever played baseball” Barco said. His dad was a kicker for Florida State and his mom a cheerleader at Florida Southern, “Baseball didn’t run in the family, I played t-ball when I was younger like most little kids do and I’ve loved it ever since. I keep playing now because I love the game…

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