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A Year To Remember for Florida Citrus Sports
The 2014-15 bowl season was the culmination of one of the most important and challenging years in the history of Florida Citrus Sports. Together as a staff and a team of community leaders and volunteers, we were tasked with operating our events – including three signature football games – in the midst of a near-complete reconstruction o...

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Bethune-Cookman Wins First Florida Blue Florida Classic In New Citrus Bowl Stadium
Story by Alvin Hollins (special to Florida Citrus Sports) Bethune-Cookman quarterback Larry Brihm ran in a two-point conversion in overtime to lead his Wildcats to a razor-thin 18-17 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference football victory over rival Florida A&M in the 35th Florida Blue Florida Classic in the newly refurbished Florida Citrus Bowl Stad...

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Tickets for the 35th Annual Florida Blue Florida Classic, the traditional showdown between historically black institutions, Bethune-Cookman University and Florida A&M University, are now on sale to the general public. Notably, this year’s Classic will be the first game played in the reconstructed Orlando Citrus Bowl.

Tickets to America’s preeminent HBCU football game may be purchased at Ticketmaster.com, at the Amway Center box office, by phone (1.800.745.3000) or any Ticketmaster outlet. This year’s game will be played on Saturday, November 22 at 2:00 p.m. while being televised nationally on ESPN Classic. Ticket prices start at $15, while other seats are available at great prices ($27 goal line or lower-deck corner, $37 end zone, $52 sideline).

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Whitley Writes: Historic Moment For Morgan State Highlights Orlando's HBCU History

On the eve of the Florida Blue Florida Classic, David Whitley looks back on a landmark moment for HBCU football and for the Orlando community: the 1966 Tangerine Bowl featuring the Morgan State Bears, the first HBCU team to play in a college bowl game.

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Vonn Howard Named 2013 Volunteer Of The Year
Vonn Howard of Mercury Marine was named the 2013 Volunteer of the Year for his tremendous service with collegiate and high school bands across a number of Florida Citrus Sport events. The award was presented at the 2013 Member Celebration presented by BMO Harris Bank and Florida Hospital. A member since 2008, Howard serves on the Pageantry & ...

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Bethune-Cookman Holds Off Florida A&M In Florida Blue Florida Classic, 21-16
Final Stats (PDF) The Bethune-Cookman Wildcats overcame a resilient Florida A&M team 21-16 after forcing a fumble in the waning moments of the Florida Blue Florida Classic at the Florida Citrus Bowl. With the win, the Wildcats ended conference play undefeated, going 8-0 in the Mid Eastern Athletic Conference and ending the regular season 9-2...

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Charlie Wilson, Rickey Smiley Headline Florida Blue Florida Classic Weekend
The Florida Classic Consortium is pleased to announce Charlie Wilson, former lead singer of The Gap Band, will headline the McDonald’s Halftime Show as part of the 33rd annual Florida Blue Florida Classic. Additionally, comedian Rickey Smiley will perform as part of this year’s Florida Blue Battle of the Bands. Charlie Wilson, a six-tim...

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Bethune-Cookman Wins Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida Classic, 26-16
{Images courtesy Bethune-Cookman Athletics) ORLANDO, Fla. – The sixth-best rushing offense in the Football Championship Subdivision proved typically efficient on Saturday afternoon as Bethune-Cookman gained 259 yards on the ground en route to a 26-16 win over rival Florida A&M in the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida Classic at the F...

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BCBSFL Classic Could Welcome 1,000,000th Fan In 2011
Game officials are preparing for the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida Classic between Florida A&M University and Bethune-Cookman University, and it is possible that a special milestone may be reached at this year’s edition the nation’s top HBCU Classic. Should the game reach an attendance mark of 63,200, the one-millionth fan...

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BCBS Florida Classic Launches “Your Classic Moments” Promotion
Florida A&M University President Dr. James Ammons and Bethune-Cookman University President Dr. Trudie Kibbe Reed today announced the “Your Classic Moments” promotion in support of the 2011 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida Classic weekend. The campaign encourages fans of the traditional rivalry to share their favorite moments fr...

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