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River Ridge girls bring home historic weightlifting title

River Ridge girls bring home historic weightlifting title

KISSIMMEE — Prior to 13th girls weightlifting state finals at the Kissimmee Civic Center, River Ridge High had secured state runner-up trophies in Class 5A boys soccer in 1997 and ’98 under Dave LaRoche and in Class 4A softball under Er...
Published: 02/05/16
Tampa Catholic and Sunlake reach final 4

Tampa Catholic and Sunlake reach final 4

TAMPA — Sixteen times this season, Tampa Catholic held opponents scoreless, so Crusaders boys soccer coach Kevin McCarron knew his defense was pretty solid. However, McCarron admitted he didn’t know just how good the unit was until it f...
Published: 02/05/16

Knox, Dziagwa lead Crusaders past Berkeley

TAMPA — Tampa Catholic’s offensive firepower was too much for Berkeley Prep to handle in the Class 4A-District 9 final Friday.
Published: 02/05/16
Bucs WR Jackson wins NFL’s Salute To Service Award

Bucs WR Jackson wins NFL’s Salute To Service Award

Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Vincent Jackson thought he was just going to be hanging out with Hall of Fame quarterback Roger Staubach for a few minutes at the Super Bowl on Friday morning.
Published: 02/05/16

Bucs sign four players to futures contracts

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Friday signed four players to futures contracts, including two familiar to head coach Dirk Koetter and defensive coordinator Mike Smith.
Published: 02/05/16
Possible Hall of Famer Lynch’s physical presence helped set tone for Bucs defense

Possible Hall of Famer Lynch’s physical presence helped set tone for Bucs defense

John Lynch is eager to help the NFL solve one of its safety issues. Only seven pure safeties have been inducted, and Lynch has an opportunity to expand that list today when the Class of 2016 is announced during a nationally televised NFL awards show.
Published: 02/05/16
Ex-Bucs coach Dungy learns Hall of Fame fate on Saturday

Ex-Bucs coach Dungy learns Hall of Fame fate on Saturday

A year after approaching the doors of Canton, the coach who turned around a forlorn franchise in Tampa Bay has an opportunity to take a historic stride.
Published: 02/05/16
Hillsborough officials, Rays lay groundwork with first stadium talks

Hillsborough officials, Rays lay groundwork with first stadium talks

TAMPA — In what Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn likened to a first date, local elected and business leaders held their first sit-down talk with the Rays this morning, a possible precursor to the team moving across Tampa Bay.
Published: 02/05/16

Newsome’s hopes end

It was a tough week for Tampa Bay area high school girls soccer teams in the state tournament at Melbourne High.
Published: 02/05/16

Autograph tickets for Rays Fan Fest on sale Wednesday

Autograph passes for the Rays Fan Fest later this month go on sale on Wednesday.
Published: 02/05/16