The Captain and his cup

The Captain and his cup

Rob Bridenstine, Staff Writer
May 1, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Tampa- Ten years ago the atmosphere in the Tampa Bay area was one of triumph. The Tampa Bay Lightning had just gone head-to-head with the National Hockey League’s best, including a seven game conference championship victory against the Philadelphia Flyers that led to the Lightning’s first ever, and... Read more »

Road to Indy

Road to Indy

Rob Bridenstine, Staff Writer
May 1, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Tampa Bay- The Grand Prix of St. Petersburg has once again come through town, with drivers revving engines that rattled windows, shook asphalt, and bursting the ear drums of any naïve reporter who thought they wouldn’t need ear plugs, the ringing didn’t stop for two days. Accompanying the loud noises... Read more »

Life of a superfan

Life of a superfan

Nick Griesbach, Sports Editor
May 1, 2014
Filed under Sports

As another Major League Baseball season starts and the final game of the night begins, I start to reminisce on the reason I started to follow the sport of baseball in the first place. It was not because I had played the game throughout my adolescence or because it was my dream to be a professional ball... Read more »

OF Bautista focused on returning this season with Blue Jays

OF Bautista focused on returning this season with Blue Jays

Jeff Odom, Contributor
March 29, 2014
Filed under Sports

Dunedin-- It’s hard to find a player on the Blue Jays roster that has endured more disappointment than Jose Bautista the last two seasons. After the former Tampa Bay Rays outfielder missed only 14 games in 2010-11, a wrist injury that required surgery limited Bautista to just 90 games in 2012 and... Read more »

Sammon’s path in radio all but ordinary

Sammon’s path in radio all but ordinary

Jeff Odom, Contributor
March 29, 2014
Filed under Sports

Matt Sammon never dreamed a career in broadcasting would take him so far. Sammon, who serves as the director of radio broadcasting for the Tampa Bay Lightning and has been an announcer on the team’s radio network for eight years, grew up with a hope that one day he would earn an opportunity to have... Read more »

Athlete of the month: Michael Abreu Jr.

Athlete of the month: Michael Abreu Jr.

Rob Bridenstine, Staff Writer
March 28, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

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Unsung heros of the media

Unsung heros of the media

Roberto Agosto, Contributor
March 28, 2014
Filed under Sports

With the World Cup in June, many fans worldwide are anxious to watch the games. Many people are also excited to be able to work for the World Cup. Tim Spero is one of the many people working behind the scenes in audio post-production for the World Cup and many other gigs; most notably the X-Games. Spero... Read more »

Cesar Ramos is a Dirtbag!

Cesar Ramos is a Dirtbag!

Rob Bridenstine, Staff Writer
February 27, 2014
Filed under Sports

Cesar Ramos is a “Dirtbag”, and a proud Dirtbag at that. No, not his moral character, but rather his old college team’s mascot, the Long Beach State Dirtbags. Long Beach State University has a history of cultivating major league talent at the collegiate level. Jason Giambi, Troy Tulowitzki, Evan... Read more »

Stress and the student athlete

Stress and the student athlete

Frank Kozlowski, Contributor
December 4, 2013
Filed under Sports

What do you think of when you hear the term student athlete? For many, it is an image of a person that excels not only on the playing field but also in the classroom. Most people don’t realize that students who participate in intercollegiate sports have the potential to be at a greater risk... Read more »

Athlete of the month: Mariam Maldonado

Athlete of the month: Mariam Maldonado

Nick Griesbach, Sports Editor
December 4, 2013
Filed under Sports

Mariam Maldonado was named the Most Valuable Player of the FSCAA state championship tournament in November. She had 53 assists, 8 kills, 1.5 blocks and an ace while helping her team win the state championship. Mariam was also named 1st team Suncoast All Conference while showcasing her skills... Read more »