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Dolphins say farewell to JU basketball legend Ernie Fleming

Dolphins near and far are mourning the passing of men’s basketball legend Ernie Fleming, 67, who died Feb. 28 in Dallas after a battle with cancer. He was honored at a Celebration of Life today at Hope Chapel Ministries in

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Dr. Laney “Doc Y” Yelverton 1938-2016: Phys. Ed. professor inspired many, didn’t live by the book

Dr. Laney Yelverton (“Doc Y”), former Professor of Physical Education at Jacksonville University who taught hundreds of area youths how to swim and was known for his Harley and ponytail along with his rigorous but attentive teaching style, died yesterday …

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Rex Morgan 1948-2016: JU basketball icon passes away

Former Jacksonville University basketball great Rex Morgan, a two-year starter at guard who helped the Dolphins reach the 1970 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball national championship game, passed away early today in Jacksonville. Mr. Morgan, 67, died after a lengthy …

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The Metropolitan: Alum played in World Series

Former Jacksonville University infielder and New York Mets slugger Daniel Murphy made headlines this year, earning the National League Championship Series MVP title, and leading his team to the 2015 World Series. Over the course of the National League Division …

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Sailing Team Advances to National Waters

Once again, the Jacksonville University Sailing Team made it into the College Sailing National Championship, one of only 36 college teams to qualify out of 250 nationally. That’s an impressive two bids to the marquee event in only three years’ …

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A Moment to Remember: U.S. Navy Vet Brian Holcomb in first Career Start

The moment last spring was bigger than the game of baseball for Brian Holcomb. The freshman pitcher and Navy veteran made his collegiate start.

Serving in the Navy for more than 15 years after high school, Holcomb was cleared through …

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ASPIRE Campaign tops $100 million raised, announces $2.5 million from Bisk Family Foundation for online learning

bisk education logoJacksonville University’s ASPIRE comprehensive campaign has reached a record-breaking $100 million raised toward programs and facilities for its students, including a $2.5 million donation this week from the Bisk Family Foundation, the largest single investment in dedicated online learning in …

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