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Association of Volleyball Professionals meet in St. Pete

Association of Volleyball Professionals meet in St. Pete

Rob Bridenstine, Staff Writer

November 11, 2013

  St. Petersburg, Fla.- September 13, 2013, the Association of Volleyball Professionals set up shop in St. Petersburg, Florida at Vinoy Park for a four day beach volleyball tournament. Olympic champions and local amateurs congregated on the waterfront venue for the internationally televised...

Athlete of the month: Andrea Tauai

Athlete of the month: Andrea Tauai

Nick Griesbach, Sports Editor

November 7, 2013

  Andrea Tauai was named the FCSAA player of the week for the week of September 24 and October 8, respectively. She also received the NJCAA player of the week award on October 26. Tauai is leading a gifted team that is currently second ranked in the country and posting a 21-1 record and 6-0 in conference...

The Orlando Magic

The Orlando Magic

Nick Griesbach, Sports Editor

November 7, 2013

  The Orlando Magic are starting their 2013-2014 season still trying to rebuild a team that not too long ago was a title contender and a top tier team in the Eastern conference. The truth is, they are not as good without Dwight Howard and perhaps Howard is not as good without them. Howard was the...

Athlete of the month: Shelby Walker

Athlete of the month: Shelby Walker

Nick Griesbach, Sports Editor

September 30, 2013

  Shelby Walker was named the FCSAA Volleyball player of the week on September 3, 2013, and is helping a talent laden team to a current 9-1 record and a fourth place ranking in the NJCAA. She is 11th in the nation in Service Aces per set (0.60), 16th in Blocks per set (1.27) and 30th in Points per...

Volleyball team prepared for season

Volleyball team prepared for season

Nick Griesbach, Sports Editor

September 27, 2013

  Hillsborough Community College’s Volleyball team is starting the season with more potential than any other season.   Currently, the team is ranked 4th in the nation and looking to improve on this “team best” mark. This is partly due to the success that the 2012 squad had last year...

Tampa Bay Rays season review

Tampa Bay Rays season review

Rob Bridenstine, Staff Writer

September 27, 2013

  Tampa, Fla.-It’s that time of the year, when we are told to prepare for hurricanes, that summer is ending (even though it seems to get hotter), freshmen are running around campus with backpacks two times too large, and the Tampa Bay Rays are looking to make a run in the American League pennant...

Hillsborough Community College softball

Hillsborough Community College softball

Nick Griesbach, Sports Editor

May 6, 2013

  Hillsborough Community College Softball team split a double header on March 21st against St. Petersburg College. The Lady Hawks won the first game 5-3, but dropped the second game 8-4. The first game which was played at home in Plant City Stadium at 5:00 PM, was an exciting game which featured...

Cut for a cure

Cut for a cure

Rob Bridenstine, Staff Writer

May 6, 2013

  The Tampa Bay Rays have partnered together again this year with the Pediatric Cancer Foundation, for the Annual Cut for a Cure Charity Challenge. The event was held on March 15, at the team’s spring training facility before they took the field against the Philadelphia Phillies. After raising...

HCC wins big on Community Baseball Night

HCC wins big on Community Baseball Night

Rob Bridenstine, Staff Writer

May 3, 2013

  On April 10, 2013, the Hillsborough Community College Hawks hosted their annual Community Baseball Night at George Steinbrenner Field. HCC took the field against the Pasco Hernando Community College Conquistadors for their last meeting of their two game series of the season. Their first meeting...

Beginning of pitching tradition

Beginning of pitching tradition

Nick Griesbach, Sports Editor

May 3, 2013

  The Hillsborough Community College Softball team has had a spectacular season thus far posting a 37-20, 11-5. One key to this excellent year has been All-American Pitcher Laura Downs returning. Laura assisted the Lady Hawks to a Suncoast Conference Championship with a stout pitching performance...

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