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UM Quidditch Captain Bernie Berges to play for U.S. team in 2016 World Cup
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UM Quidditch Captain Bernie Berges to play for U.S. team in 2016 World Cup

Students congregated on the Intramural fields outside of Stanford Residential College to play their favorite late-night sports. Some chose to play lacrosse, others participated in Ultimate Frisbee. While looking at the far-right side of the field, one could see in plain view a group of athletes gathering around hoop-like fixtures dug into the ground. The…

UM quidditch team prevails despite injuries, heat tainting tournament
Club/Intramural Sports, Sports

UM quidditch team prevails despite injuries, heat tainting tournament

The most popular game in the wizarding world transcended fiction and materialized on the Intramural fields Saturday. Hooped goal posts on oval pitches awaited players arriving to participate in the second annual Canes Classic Quidditch Tournament hosted by the University of Miami Quidditch Team. The tournament featured nine teams and was scheduled to run from…

Quidditch team makes magic on the field
Club/Intramural Sports, Sports

Quidditch team makes magic on the field

The University of Miami Quidditch team meets on the Intramural fields next to the Stanford dorms, and practices for two hours. They shout and run, sweating in the hot sun with a stick between their legs, as they prepare for their next tournament. The team has about 30 people, according to team captain German Barrios,…

Sailing club sets course with beginners’ lessons
Club/Intramural Sports, Sports

Sailing club sets course with beginners’ lessons

The University of Miami Sailing Club offers students an opportunity to get offshore and explore the pristine waters surrounding South Florida. The organization, currently consisting of about 40 to 50 active sailors, is divided into a ‘Learn to Sail’ program, a co-ed team and a women’s team. “The club is way more than just learning how to steer a…

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