Tuesday, June 19, 2012
There is embarrassing and there is really embarrassing. Florida floundering its way to an 0-2 start in Omaha to turn right back around and head back to Gainesville was embarrassing.
So Florida State decided to give us an example of really embarrassing to one-up the Gators. Freshman John Holland was arrested in Omaha for switching price tags on an item at a sporting goods store. Really.
Sunday, June 17, 2012
As the Internet has advanced and adapted over the past two decades, the journalism industry has seen massive cuts and a landscape evolving almost too fast to keep up with.
I now work in an industry that's fighting to keep from becoming an extinct species. Here at GatorCountry.com, we need your help in answering some of the tough questions about the future of the industry and what you really want from us.
Monday, May 14, 2012
The Florida baseball team is in the middle of one of the worst hitting slumps it has been in since head coach Kevin O'Sullivan arrived, and he's been at a loss for how to turn things around at the plate lately.
The team might have done him a big favor on its road trip to Samford, Ala., when it created a music video to Carly Rae Jepsen's hit song "Call Me Maybe" - and looked like it was having fun for the first time in a while.
Friday, May 11, 2012
GatorCountry.com brings you a brand-new feature, with beat reporter Thomas Goldkamp beginning the first in a series of video blogs that will bring you closer than ever to all the action in Florida sports - and one of its leading reporters.
Today, our "Eye on the Gator Nation" segment gives you a glimpse at Will Muschamp's speaking tour, the NBA Playoffs and a couple key weekend sporting events.
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
You've heard the media and the fans lambast Will Muschamp's closed practice philosophy for various reasons. Spring practice was always open under Steve Spurrier and Urban Meyer, and both coaches won national championships.
Despite his restrictive policy, Muschamp has managed to find a happy medium and a good balance for the fans and media this spring.
Thursday, February 16, 2012
The Southeastern Conference is a meat-grinder of the best college teams and college coaches. The league boasts four coaches that have won a national championship, which, up until this year, was a third of the conference.
On Thursday, the 14 SEC coaches got together for a meeting with commissioner Mike Slive, and the byproduct was an absurdly amusing photo of the best conference in the land's leaders.
About Kampus Konnect
Thomas Goldkamp's personal Gator Country blog.
» I live just three blocks away from campus and do my best to hang around it as much as possible to give you the latest happenings as they occur. I feel it's extremely important to provide as much atmosphere and setting as I can in my coverage, and this blog will help me paint a daily picture of Gainesville life as I see it unfold.
April 5 - Player Interviews
April 7 - Florida Orange & Blue Debut (spring game)