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 […]

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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 […]

Rowdies’ Portillos refuses to concede career to injury-riddled past

You often hear the word resilience echo across the fabric of sports, but seldom will you encounter an athlete who elevates the term. That’s the case for Tampa Bay Rowdies’ left back Zac Portillos, who refused to allow a pair of serious injuries curtail his professional playing career.

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Tampa Bay Rowdies forward Jones took the road less traveled

ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. – Rowdies attacker Darwin Jones didn’t follow the traditional path to a career in soccer. While most professional footballers grew up watching the game and playing it at a young age, Jones didn’t start until the age of 12, saying that he knew he had started later than most. He was first […]