‘I always love the Jags’: Dedicated Jags fans make waves of teal in sea of red, gold for AFC divisional round showdown
Among the sea of Chiefs nation, there were still sounds of roaring “Duvvaalll’s” being heard as Jags fans tailgated and enjoyed themselves in the colder than normal temperatures at the Arrow Head Stadium.
The Jaguars D-line and the Roar join us for our Jaguars Pregame Party
Today on River City Live we welcomed the sight, sound, and spirit of the Jags into our studio! The GAME DAY environment wouldn’t be the same without these two teams. The Roar of The Jaguars and the D-Line keep the pace on the sidelines, at centerfield, and throughout our community! The Roar Cheerleaders serve as spirit ambassadors for the team on a national stage and keep the fans on their feet! We also enjoyed a performance from the iconic D-Line, who takes to the field with cinematic sound and epic precision that keeps the fans cheering for more!
What’s the deal with the Jags?
Thanks to Lauren Brooks from 1010XL for joining us to discuss the state of our Jags. Lauren is the daily host, along with Frank Frangie, each afternoon on 1010XL. She also hosts a weekly show called Helmets and Heels, where she and her partners, all female, break down the latest xs and 0s.
Native Sons and Daughters Big City Pow Wow | River City Live
Native Sons and Daughters is a non profit organization focused on connected fathers with their children. Many times activities consist of weekend camping trips, attending Jags games and other activities designed to get everyone off their devices and connecting on a more personal level. Their motto that you only have 18 summers to connect with your kids goes a long way to getting everyone to get outside their comfort zone. This Saturday NSD holds their annual Big City Pow Wow after a year’s hiatus to recruit new members. Rance zoomed with the Greer and Sharp families to find out what their experiences had been like and why others should consider joining the fun.
Another freezing start with a warm-up on the way
We’re off to another freezing start with temperatures in the mid 20s and low 30s. Make sure to share those fun frost or ice pictures with us in the Pins tab of our Weather Authority app or on News4Jax.com. Sunday will be sunny and ever-so-slightly less cold, with temperatures topping out in the upper 50s low 60s. Seasonal temperatures are back on Monday, with temperature warming into the cool mid-60s for the afternoon under mostly sunny skies. Tuesday we will wake up in the low 40s and warms into the mid-60s.
Fans, businesses gearing up for scaled back Georgia-Florida festivities
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Fans started to arrive in the River City ahead of the Florida Georgia game on Saturday. There will be no RV City, no Bold City Bash and no tailgating at city-owned or managed parking lots. Several fans who usually camp in RV City parked in a nearby private lot this year. Bell says fans who reserve tailgating spots are welcome to enjoy the day in a healthy, safe environment. "Usually we’re in RV City even though we have a great spot this year.
Jacksonvilles best sports bar to watch the Jaguars: Big Dawgs Sports Restaurant
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. When the Jaguars are going to battle on Sunday against a big rival -- say, the Titans -- theres no better spot to watch than with a group of fans. Big Dawgs Sports Restaurant is your pick for the best sports bar in town to watch the Jags. If the team is playing, you have about 20 different televisions to watch from! In addition, there are video games for the kids and a pool table for you and your pals. When you get hungry, Big Dawgs is known for its famous wings and juicy burgers.
Why Jacksonville civil rights activist thinks people should rethink ‘Duval’ chant
William P. Duval, who Florida Historical Society historians and archivists say owned slaves and made a living off slavery. According to historians, Duval was a firm believer in the slave economy and an avid defender of slavery and state’s rights throughout his life. William Duval, courtesy: Florida Historical SocietyWhen his father eventually emancipated his own slaves, historians say, he strongly disagreed with the decision. Recently, News4Jax has reported the controversy over the removal of Confederate statues in public parks, including ones in Northeast Florida. He feels the Duval chant does the same.
Breezy, gorgeous evening followed by a beautiful weekend forecast
We topped out in the mid 80s with gusty onshore winds. Temperatures turn cool overnight, giving us the first hint of fall, with the coolest temperatures over inland areas in the mid 60s. Expect upper 60s along I-95 and low 70 in coastal areas. Temperatures will start out in the comfortable mid to upper 60s and low 70s and warming up into mid 80s. Monday looks similar, starting out in the upper 60s and low 70s and warming up into the upper 80s.
Sunny, hot and dry
JACKSONVILLE, Fla - Hot, Hot, Hot. No rain, no clouds, little humidity, little breeze. More dry heat Monday with mostly sunny skies and highs in the mid 90s. Tuesday only isolated showers or storms may develop west of I-95 with increasing easterly flow and moisture. It is set to boost easterly winds and showers.