UWF Football http://wuwf.org en LISTEN: Interview With UWF Head Football Coach Pete Shinnick http://wuwf.org/post/listen-interview-uwf-head-football-coach-pete-shinnick <p>The University of West Florida will field its inaugural football team in the fall of 2016. Leading the Argonauts will be Pete Shinnick – who is no stranger to starting a program from scratch. WUWF’s Dave Dunwoody recently sat down with the head coach.</p><p>The 48-year-old Shinnick comes to Pensacola from the University of North Carolina-Pembroke, where he started that football program from scratch. In seven seasons, the Braves won 55 games – including a 9-2 mark last year while advancing to the second round of the NCAA Division II playoffs.</p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 21:32:21 +0000 Dave Dunwoody 7798 at http://wuwf.org LISTEN: Interview With UWF Head Football Coach Pete Shinnick Harper: Air Force Cuts Could Hurt Northwest Florida http://wuwf.org/post/harper-air-force-cuts-could-hurt-northwest-florida <p></p><p>In this week’s Economic Report, Dr. Rick Harper discusses the proposal by the U.S. Air Force to reduce its active-duty force by 22,500 or 7 percent in 2014. The more aggressive one-year reduction plan compares to previously announced plans to reduce the force by about 25,000 over five years.</p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 21:44:20 +0000 Sandra Averhart & Rick Harper 4908 at http://wuwf.org Harper: Air Force Cuts Could Hurt Northwest Florida Harper: Air Force Cuts Could Hurt Northwest Florida http://wuwf.org/post/harper-air-force-cuts-could-hurt-northwest-florida-0 <p>In this week’s Economic Report, Dr. Rick Harper discusses the proposal by the U.S. Air Force to reduce its active-duty force by 22,500 or 7 percent in 2014. The more aggressive one-year reduction plan compares to previously announced plans to reduce the force by about 25,000 over five years.</p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 18:18:00 +0000 Sandra Averhart & Rick Harper 4909 at http://wuwf.org Harper: Air Force Cuts Could Hurt Northwest Florida Shinnick Begins Work as UWF Football Coach http://wuwf.org/post/shinnick-begins-work-uwf-football-coach <p>Pete Shinnick was introduced Thursday, as the first head football coach at the University of West Florida. The work now begins towards the first game in September of 2016.</p><p>By her count, UWF President Judy Bense has waited five years, four months and 32 days for today’s announcement.</p><p>“I now can finally answer the question that I have been asked more as president than any other question,” said Bense. “”When are we going to start UWF football?’”</p> Thu, 06 Feb 2014 20:35:23 +0000 Dave Dunwoody 4856 at http://wuwf.org Shinnick Begins Work as UWF Football Coach UWF Hires First Head Football Coach http://wuwf.org/post/uwf-hires-first-head-football-coach <p>The Superbowl isn't the only big football story on the panhandle this week.&nbsp; The University of West Florida has announced the hiring of its first ever head football coach.&nbsp;</p><p>The announcement of the long anticipated hire came Friday afternoon.</p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 21:48:57 +0000 Bob Barrett 4619 at http://wuwf.org UWF Hires First Head Football Coach