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Gov. Scott, Florida Cabinet Recognize TCC Women's Basketball Team For National Title

Tallahassee Community College’s Women’s Basketball team
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During their Tuesday meeting, Governor Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet recognized a local women’s basketball team for receiving a national championship title earlier this year.

Franqua Bedell also known as “Coach Q” is the head coach for the Tallahassee Community College’s Women’s Basketball team.

“It’s a pleasure to be in front of you today and to honor these young ladies,” he said, at the time. “I was just the person guiding them. They’re the ones who was the motor and the engine to this championship because they bought it, they believed, and they trusted the process and that’s one thing we talk about every day…and to be a champion, much is given and much is required. You have to trust the process.”

TCC’s Eagles Women basketball team received the national championship title in March in the Junior college division. The last time any TCC team won a national title was 1994.

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Sascha Cordner has more than ten years of public radio experience. It includes working at NPR member station WUFT-FM in Gainesville for several years. She's worked in both radio and TV, serving in various capacities as a reporter, producer and anchor. She's also a graduate of the University of Florida with a bachelor's degree in telecommunications. She is the recipient of 15 awards from the Associated Press, Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ), and Edward R. Murrow. Her award-winning stories include her coverage on the infamous “Dozier School for Boys” and a feature titled "Male Breast Cancer: Lost in the Sea of Pink." Currently, Sascha serves as the host and producer of local and state news content for the afternoon news program "All Things Considered" at WFSU. Sascha primarily covers criminal justice and social services issues. When she's not reporting, Sascha likes catching up on her favorite TV shows, singing and reading. Follow Sascha Cordner on Twitter:@SaschaCordner.