About DANA CALDWELL
- Multimedia Journalist/Sports
09/01/2005 - current
DC ON DUNK CITY: Will FGCU's Joe Dooley pick a Berry and vice versa?
Published 04/17/2014 at 4:01 p.m.
FORT MYERS -- After just walking into Alico Arena following another recruiting trip Monday, first-year FGCU coach Joe Dooley said he'd like to ink one more big man in this class.
DC ON DUNK CITY: Ex-FGCU pitcher Chris Sale sailing on
Published 04/17/2014 at 3:54 p.m.
FORT MYERS -- This spot had been reserved strictly for men's basketball, but we're going to branch out a bit.
DC ON DUNK CITY: FGCU's Joe Dooley-to-Tulsa roller coaster seems down
Published 04/10/2014 at 11:49 a.m.
With the exception of a Tulsa TV guy who hinted Tuesday he was a front-runner, it doesn't appear anyone keeping up still has Florida Gulf Coast University first-year (till April 22) coach Joe Dooley in the running for the Tulsa ...
DC ON DUNK CITY: FGCU's Joe Dooley's name still in mix at Tulsa
Published 04/09/2014 at 2:40 p.m.
FORT MYERS -- Just about the time the speculation on Tulsa being interested in Florida Gulf Coast University coach Joe Dooley seemed to have come to a halt, his name was mentioned Tuesday as a "front-runner."
DC ON DUNK CITY: FGCU's Joe Dooley to Tulsa speculation apparently cooling
Updated 04/08/2014 at 1:16 p.m.
It seems the Joe Dooley-to-Tulsa smoke may be clearing.
DC ON DUNK CITY: FGCU's Joe Dooley to Tulsa could be brewing
Published 04/07/2014 at 11:01 a.m.
Joe Dooley is usually very good at picking up or calling back.
DC ON DUNK CITY: FGCU's Joe Dooley to Tulsa makes more sense
Updated 04/04/2014 at 6:03 p.m.
The Boston College speculation mostly was silly but this one likely has or will have legs.
DC ON DUNK CITY: FGCU's Chase Fieler to punctuate career tonight
Published 04/03/2014 at 5:16 p.m.
His collegiate playing career is officially over, but lone FGCU senior Chase Fieler will end his Dunk City run tonight in the Final Four's slam-dunk competition that will be aired live on ESPN starting at 9.
DC ON DUNK CITY: Boston College interest in FGCU's Joe Dooley could be legit for several reasons
Published 04/03/2014 at 1:17 p.m.
A slew of names have been tossed against the Boston College coaching search wall. Most haven't stuck. Not for very long.
DC ON DUNK CITY: Seminoles peaking after surviving FGCU
Published 04/01/2014 at 10:33 a.m.
There are no moral victories, of course, but there are losses that sure don't look so bad.
Prep lacrosse: Naples High girls beat Gulf Coast for first district title
Published 04/17/2014 at 9:43 p.m.
In a matchup of teams that blitzed their way into Thursday night’s District 27 girls lacrosse final, Naples attacked Gulf Coast early and often on the Golden Eagles’ soggy Staver Field turf.
College baseball: FGCU's Mike Murray goes from "out of shape" to staff's horse
Updated 04/16/2014 at 9:45 p.m.
Florida Gulf Coast University catcher Andrew Valencia took his first look at pudgy, pale and freckled then-freshman pitcher Mike Murray last year and rolled his eyes.
College baseball: Hammond hex continues as Gators rout FGCU
Published 04/15/2014 at 10:53 p.m.
FORT MYERS — The day before, Florida Gulf Coast University coach Dave Tollett said the Eagles probably needed to get off to a lead and “have some things happen” in order to break their Hammond Stadium jinx Tuesday night.
FGCU athletics: AD Ken Kavanagh receives raise along with automatic contract extension
Published 04/15/2014 at 5:23 p.m.
FORT MYERS — Florida Gulf Coast University athletic director Ken Kavanagh has a lot to be proud of during his almost six-year tenure.
College baseball: FGCU hoping to end Hammond Stadium blues against Gators on Tuesday
Published 04/14/2014 at 7:26 p.m.
FORT MYERS — Florida Gulf Coast University will try and whack its way past the oh-for-5 Hammond Stadium woes Tuesday night when the Eagles baseball team hosts 12th-ranked Florida at 6:30.
College basketball: FGCU's Joe Dooley talks about recruiting, departures of Graf, McKnight
Published 04/14/2014 at 5:20 p.m.
FORT MYERS — Joe Dooley and starting junior center Eric McKnight had talked throughout the year, so the first-year Florida Gulf Coast University coach had been preparing for McKnight’s departure all along.
College basketball: FGCU men have scholarship to give after departures of Graf, McKnight
Published 04/11/2014 at 4:09 p.m.
FORT MYERS — Florida Gulf Coast University went from one over the 13-scholarship limit to one under on Friday, when coach Joe Dooley announced starting junior center Eric McKnight and sophomore backup point guard Dajuan Graf are leaving the program.
College basketball: All quiet so far for FGCU women's coach Karl Smesko
Published 04/11/2014 at 12:39 p.m.
FORT MYERS — Despite a 26-8 run to the NCAA tournament and winning his fourth straight Atlantic Sun regular-season title, Florida Gulf Coast University women’s coach Karl Smesko has not been a hot commodity lately.
Prep tennis: Barron Collier boys take care of Fort Myers to win Class 3A regional title
Published 04/10/2014 at 9:34 p.m.
Barron Collier High School’s senior-heavy boys swatted Fort Myers, 4-1, on their home courts in Thursday’s regional final to advance to the Class 3A state tournament that begins at Sanlando Park in Altamonte Springs on Wednesday.
College basketball: FGCU basketball team gets together for final celebration
Updated 04/08/2014 at 10:59 p.m.
Eagles gather to celebrate another memorable season
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