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Pete Pelegrin
Miami, FL
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For 24 years Rolando Casanova dispensed baseball and life wisdom from the FIU dugout. Hence, it was no coincidence that during the nearly quarter century that Casanova was an FIU baseball assistant coach the Sunblazers-turned-Panthers enjoyed their most success on the diamond. Casanova, who recently passed away at the age... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at FIU Panthers Prowl
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In three and a half months FIU will start fall camp to prepare for the 2014 season. Spring football is in the books. After 15 practices including the spring game last Saturday this is what we learned from FIU spring ball. There will be a legitimate quarterback competition when camp... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at FIU Panthers Prowl
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FIU spring football ends with the Blue/Gold Spring Game on Saturday at FIU Stadium. Kickoff for the spring game is at 11 a.m. but if you can’t be there or you are there but want to know what is going on during the game, then you can listen to the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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FIU will hold its second scrimmage of the spring on Friday night from FIU Stadium. The Panthers completed their 10th spring practice this morning. To get you ready for scrimmage No. 2, which is open to the public, here are some things to look for that I've noticed this spring.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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FIU conducted its first scrimmage of the spring on Friday morning. The Panthers scrimmaged for nearly 45 minutes with both the offense and the defense having their moments. The second team offense got on the field first against the first team defense. Although the first team defense would stop the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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The Panthers put on the pads and have been tackling the last two days of spring practice (last Saturday and today). With the pads on we got a chance to see a more live version of football with players allowed to hit anyone except the quarterbacks. Practice with pads the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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The sun baked FIU Stadium on Thursday morning for the Panthers' second spring practice and just as hot was the FIU defense, in particular the pass defense. Cornerback Randy Harvey had two pass breakups and stayed on FIU receivers on two separate deep passes. Later in the practice Harvey intercepted... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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Besides the practice-long soundtrack of various hip-hop songs and one country song playing over the FIU Stadium speakers, there were several other new aspects to FIU football as spring practice began Tuesday morning at FIU Stadium. Yes, there were some new Panthers on the field Tuesday and I'll get to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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Tuesday morning at 9 a.m. FIU opens spring football practice at FIU Stadium. Unfortunately, practices are closed to the public and media, but you can check back here to get updates and see post practice video interviews. During practice I’ll be tweeting updates @PetePelegrin. Last week FIU coach Ron Turner... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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If you can't make it out to the FIU ballpark this weekend for the three-game series between No. 15 Rice and No. 19 FIU then you can watch on PantherVision for FREE. CLICK HERE TO ACCESS PANTHERVISION. Here is the PantherVision schedule for the three-game series. Friday: 5:55 p.m. on... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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FIU spring football begins Tuesday with a 9 a.m. practice at FIU Stadium. It will be the first of 15 spring practices including the spring game on Saturday April 12. Although 14 of the 15 practices are closed to the public and media during the spring with the exception of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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Jerica Coley is 8 points away from 3,000 career points. Coley, who has 2,992 career points, will get her shot at 3,000 when the FIU women's basketball team opens Conference USA tournament play against Rice on Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. from El Paso, Texas. There have only been nine players... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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As you might imagine with a 15-1 record through the first 16 games of 2014, FIU is going to have better numbers than it did in 2013 through 16 games when the Panthers were 8-8. It's still rather early in the season with FIU just past the quarter-mark of the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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FIU has jumped nine spots in the latest Collegiate Baseball Poll to No. 21 from No. 30 last week. The Panthers took two of three from Dartmouth over the weekend to improve to 11-1. FIU is No. 29 in the new Perfect Game USA Poll. It's very early in the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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With two regular season games left and at least one game in the Conference USA tournament, Jerica Coley needs 66 points to achieve 3,000 career points. Coley would have to average 22 points per game in her final three games to reach 3,000 points. Coley is averaging 29.6 points per... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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Last night FIU third baseman Josh Anderson missed two FIU single-game records by one hit and one run. There was some irony involved in the near-record game for Anderson that saw FIU beat Florida Memorial 23-1. Anderson was 6 for 7 with a double, five runs scored and three RBI.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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After receiving votes in the NCBWA poll last week the FIU baseball team has cracked the Collegiate Baseball Newspaper Top 30 Poll this week. The Panthers are ranked No. 30 in the nation according to Collegiate Baseball. CLICK HERE to see the poll. FIU went 4-0 again this past week... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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The last time FIU started a season 5-0 the Panthers won the 2010 Sun Belt Conference championship. Going into the three-game series against Stony Brook, which starts Friday, FIU is 5-0. Although it is a small sample size of five games here are five reasons why the Panthers are 5-0... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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FIU hosts Stetson at 5 p.m. in a late Wednesday afternoon game from the FIU ballpark. If you can't leave work early to get to the game then you can listen to the game on the FIU Sports Radio Network. I'll have the call beginning at 4:55 p.m. CLICK HERE... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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Starting with today's Opening Day game (6 p.m. vs. Rutgers), you can join me for the call of 38 FIU baseball games this season on either PantherVision or the FIU Sports Radio Network. FIUSports.com will video broadcast 31 FIU baseball home games on PantherVision. CLICK HERE for PantherVision. The FIU... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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FIU Baseball opens its 42nd season Feb. 14 at home against Rutgers with a four-game series. To count down to the start of the new FIU baseball season, FIUSports.com will have an FIU baseball daily fact, historical tidbit or current player’s jersey number associated with the number of days left... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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FIU Baseball opens its 42nd season Feb. 14 at home against Rutgers with a four-game series. To count down to the start of the new FIU baseball season, FIUSports.com will have an FIU baseball daily fact, historical tidbit or current player’s jersey number associated with the number of days left... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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FIU Baseball opens its 42nd season Feb. 14 at home against Rutgers with a four-game series. To count down to the start of the new FIU baseball season, FIUSports.com will have an FIU baseball daily fact, historical tidbit or current player’s jersey number associated with the number of days left... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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By now you probably know by the countdown on FIUSports.com that the college baseball season is just 4 days away. Each day starting today through Thursday, I'll preview the 2014 FIU baseball team. Today's preview looks at the healthy and promising FIU starting rotation featuring Mike Ellis: CLICK HERE. FIU... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl
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FIU Baseball opens its 42nd season Feb. 14 at home against Rutgers with a four-game series. To count down to the start of the new FIU baseball season, FIUSports.com will have an FIU baseball daily fact, historical tidbit or current player’s jersey number associated with the number of days left... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2014 at FIU Panthers Prowl