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  1. Nine Duke track and field standouts qualify for NCAA championship at East preliminary roundRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | The Chronicle

    Less than two weeks after combining for 13 All-ACC performances at the ACC championship, the Blue Devils returned to the Sunshine State to secure nine bids to NCAAs. Nine Duke athletes finished in the top 12 in six events and advanced to the NCAA Outdoor national championship at the three-day NCAA East preliminary round Thursday through Saturday at the University of North Florida's Hodges Stadium in Jacksonville, Fla.

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  2. Coach Dennis Shaver says Tigers could not have done better in NCAA East preliminary track meetRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Advocate

    ... needed to do at the three-day NCAA East preliminary rounds that ended late Saturday night at the University of North Florida. The goal in what serves as the first two rounds of nationals was to survive the first round and advance through the ...

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  3. W. Track. Antonique Butler Competes at NCAA East RegionalRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    ... at the NCAA National Track and Field Championships Saturday in Jacksonville, Florida at the University of North Florida. Butler finished 38th out of 48 in the triple jump with a best jump of 12.40-meters in a field that featured athletes from power ...

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  4. LSU has 11 more track and field athletes advance to NCAA championshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Advocate

    Following the same script they used at the Southeastern Conference championships two weeks ago, the LSU track and field teams had a strong finish on the final day of the NCAA East preliminary rounds Saturday. The second-ranked Tigers and eighth-ranked Lady Tigers combined for 11 more qualifiers for the NCAA championships in quarterfinals at the University of North Florida after picking up 12 Friday and one Thursday.

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  5. OSUa s Gary qualifies for Division I NCAA track championshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TheCourier.com

    ... finish eighth in the shot put at Saturday's third and final day of the NCAA East Regional at the University of North Florida. The top 12 finishers in each event at the regional qualify for the NCAA national outdoor track and field championships June ...

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  6. Tia Mitchell: Jacksonville transgender woman makes history, talks bathroomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Augustine Record

    Monica DePaul can be described in many ways: adjunct English professor at the University of North Florida, living-wage advocate, Bernie Sanders supporter, human-rights ordinance backer and a girl who years ago came to the realization she had been born with the wrong body parts. All of these things came together to help 29-year-old DePaul earn a place in history.

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  7. Despite improving national rankings, no Chippewas advance to nationalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Central Michigan Life

    ... rankings at the preliminary meet. The meet this weekend was held in Jacksonville, Florida at the University of North Florida. To qualify for the meet, athletes had to be ranked in the top 48 based on marks. The CMU athletes who qualified for the ...

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  8. Track and Field Concludes NCAA Prelims; McRae Advances to FinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Charlotte 49ers

    Charlotte men's and women's track and field concluded their 2016 seasons, with eight competitors participating at the NCAA East Regionals in Jacksonville, Fla., on the campus of University of North Florida. Redshirt senior Trey McRae , a three-time All-American, will once again return the NCAA Track and Field Championships, after recording the top mark in the East in the high jump and qualifying with a ninth place finish in the long jump at 7.55m.

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  9. Jacksonville Suns seeing increase in crowds, profit under new managementRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | St. Augustine Record

    ... $7.50 per ticket to $5 this year. Kristi Sweeney, assistant professor of sport management at the University of North Florida, said new ownership is likely to pique interest in most sports franchises, but it wasn't a lock for the Suns. "I don't think ...

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  10. EVE Women's Summit aims to 'accelerate progress' for female leaders in JacksonvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Florida Times-Union

    ... to accelerate progress." On Thursday, Orender will present findings from a new study with the University of North Florida, "Broad Influence: Indexing Progress in Our Own Backyard," at the EVE Women's Summit. The summit, which precedes the ...

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  11. 6 More Wildcats Move To Eugene On NCAA East Prelims, Day 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WLEX-TV Lexington

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. Six more Kentucky Wildcats advanced on to the NCAA National Championships by virtue of their top-12 finishes on the second day of the 2016 NCAA East Preliminary Track and Field Championship on Friday at the University of North Florida's Hodges Stadium.

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  12. Announcing Political MOJO with Meredith OMalley JohnsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Metro Jacksonville

    ... returning to the area in 2010. She earned her Bachelor's Degree in political science from the University of North Florida. Meredith also holds a Master's Degree from the University of Florida in political science with a specialty in campaigning. ...

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  13. Area athletes see both sides of close calls at NCAA Track and Field East PreliminaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Florida Times-Union

    Florida's Eric Futch and North Carolina's Kenny Selmon compete in the 400-meter hurdles during the NCAA Track and Field East Preliminary at the University of North Florida on Friday. Futch qualified for the national championships.

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  14. Gene Frenette: No defense for Baylor's lack of actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Florida Times-Union

    ... week's event, in conjunction with an auction, generated $550,000. ... Beau Beech , the 6-foot-9 University of North Florida shooting guard from Ponte Vedra Beach, had workouts this week with three NBA teams - Dallas, Brooklyn and Atlanta. He might ...

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  15. Giving Back: Financial expert volunteers to oversee United Way funding allocationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... act was a true revelation. The volunteer project is a collaboration among the Times-Union, the University of North Florida, the United Way of Northeast Florida and HandsOn Jacksonville. A veteran United Way volunteer and chair of the Volunteer ...

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  16. Young Noles Ready For Spotlight At NCAA RegionalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | Florida State Seminoles

    ... means he's plenty familiar with the surrounding area and, more specifically, the track at the University of North Florida, which is hosting this weekend's regional meet. UNF hosted the Florida state high school track and field championships from ...

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  17. Freedom Boat Club adds new membership directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | Boating Industry

    ... assistant and in the airport car rental business while earning his Bachelor's degree from the University of North Florida. After college, he managed corporate accounts for a travel agency business and spent a decade in the tourism marketing industry ...

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  18. JU sprinter surprises herself; Baldwin makes it to NCAA track eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | The Florida Times-Union

    Gary Lloyd McCullough For The Times-Union Jacksonville University's Stormm Phillips long jumps during the NCAA Track and Field East Preliminary at the University of North Florida on Thursday. North Florida's Nick Morken runs the men's 1,500 meters during the NCAA Track and Field East Preliminary.

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  19. Rebekah Wales leads Tigers in qualifying at NCAA regionalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | The Advocate

    Just as they did two weeks ago at the Southeastern Conference championships, the LSU track and field teams made the most of the first day of qualifying at the NCAA East preliminary rounds Thursday. The Lady Tigers picked up their first qualifier for the NCAA championships when Rebekah Wales was sixth in the javelin in the first event contested Thursday at the University of North Florida.

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  20. Four Seminoles Punch Ticket To Outdoor Championships ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | WTXL

    A foursome of Florida State's most-seasoned field event performers secured return trips to the NCAA Outdoor Championships on the opening day of NCAA East Preliminary competition Thursday at the University of North Florida. Graduate student Stefan Brits, senior Der'Renae Freeman and sophomore Jogaile Petrokaite all booked tickets in the long jump, while senior Katja Vangsnes is moving on to Eugene, Ore.

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