Last mission to repair the Hubble telescope Hubble space telescope discoveries have enriched our understanding of the cosmos. In this special report, you will see facts about the Hubble space telescope, discoveries it has made and what the last mission's goals are.
For their own good
Fifty years ago, they were screwed-up kids sent to the Florida School for Boys to be straightened out. But now they are screwed-up men, scarred by the whippings they endured. Read the story and see a video and portrait gallery.
Fill out this form to email this article to a friend
Lions hang on in SSC tourney opener
By STEVE LEE
Published March 2, 2006
ST. LEO - Scott Seifert scored the go-ahead basket and George Eshesimua made a key steal in the final minute Wednesday, leading Saint Leo to a 77-72 win over Florida Tech.
Florida Southern beat Eckerd 68-53 in the women's nightcap of two games that kicked off the Sunshine State Conference basketball tournaments.
Seifert's layup with 34 seconds left gave Saint Leo (8-20) a 73-72 lead, and the Lions, who blew large leads in each half, held on.
Seifert scored four of his team-leading 22 in the final minute. He ranks 13th on the school's career list with 1,198 points.
"I think (Seifert is) a great player," said Florida Tech's Titas Vainaukas, who scored 24.
Eshesimua stole an inbounds pass with 19 seconds left and made two free throws to increase the Lions' lead to 76-72.
No. 9 Saint Leo plays top-seeded Rollins (20-7) in tonight's quarterfinal at 7:30. Today's games include Florida Southern and Lynn at noon, Barry and Nova Southeastern at 2:30 and Eckerd and Tampa at 5.
In the women's game, the Moccasins improved to 5-0 against the Tritons in the SSC tourney. No. 8 Florida Southern advances to Friday's quarterfinal at 7:30 against No. 1 Rollins (26-0).
With Mocs leader Sarah Pavelecky sidelined by a knee injury, teammate Willamina Folks scored 18. Eckerd's leader and SSC freshman of the year Gabby Gattusso had 21 points.