Rowdies’ Damion Lowe walking in father’s footsteps

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — From father to son, the Lowe family has passed down a love of soccer. Damion Lowe, Tampa Bay Rowdies defender, is the son of the Jamaican soccer legend Onandi Lowe, and the younger man has always worked to better that legacy. “His name is very heavy and it carries its weight to have […]

Jays teen Gold is taking his glittering opportunity

DUNEDIN, Fla— Little did Ryan Gold know that his visit to the 2016 Carolina Country Music Festival would prove to be the biggest day of his young career. After spending three days staring at his computer screen waiting for his name to come up on the Major League Baseball draft board, Gold left believing he […]

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Rowdies’ Morrell back to his roots, on and off the field

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Practising on the freshly cut grass in the heat of the afternoon sun, midfielder Alex Morrell looks right at home on the soccer pitch with his new teammates. Perhaps because he is. Traded to the Tampa Bay Rowdies of the United Soccer League from the Chicago Fire in December of last […]

Tampa Bay native Darnell King finds success with hometown team

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.–Darnell King welcomes new challenges and won’t allow anyone or anything to stand in the way of him and the soccer field. The Tampa Bay defender went from college walk-on to starting defender in the NASL, appearing in 32 of 34 matches for the Rowdies in 2016. The club has now moved to […]

Bulls’ Astin Donovan always pushing for perfection

TAMPA, Fla. – There is a quote on the women’s softball team’s locker room door at the University of South Florida that sums up the Bulls attitude. “Expect perfection, accept excellence.” Outfielder Astin Donovan is coming pretty close to perfection in her 2017 campaign, as the Connecticut native compiled an outstanding .395 batting average over […]