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Road to Indy

Road to Indy

Rob Bridenstine, Staff Writer

May 1, 2014

  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...

Life of a superfan

Life of a superfan

Nick Griesbach, Sports Editor

May 1, 2014

  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...

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

  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...

Sammon’s path in radio all but ordinary

Sammon’s path in radio all but ordinary

Jeff Odom, Contributor

March 29, 2014

  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...

Athlete of the month: Michael Abreu Jr.

Athlete of the month: Michael Abreu Jr.

Rob Bridenstine, Staff Writer

March 28, 2014

  Michael Abreu Jr. is the Hawkeye Athlete of the Month. The Key West native is a veteran presence on the Hawks’ baseball team and helped the Hawks reach the postseason for the first time in multiple years, last season. The sophomore 2nd baseman is a standout athlete who is in the middle of an ...

Unsung heros of the media

Unsung heros of the media

Roberto Agosto, Contributor

March 28, 2014

  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.  ...

Cesar Ramos is a Dirtbag!

Cesar Ramos is a Dirtbag!

Rob Bridenstine, Staff Writer

February 27, 2014

  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,...

Stress and the student athlete

Stress and the student athlete

Frank Kozlowski, Contributor

December 4, 2013

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...

Athlete of the month: Mariam Maldonado

Athlete of the month: Mariam Maldonado

Nick Griesbach, Sports Editor

December 4, 2013

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...

FCSAA State Champs

FCSAA State Champs

Nick Griesbach, Sports Editor

December 3, 2013

    This season included all-time best rankings in the national polls, a record of 38-4, winning the Suncoast Conference Championship, a birth in the national tournament, the college’s first state title since 2006 as well as several individual accolades to players.   Another big...

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