Outfielder Connor Crile keeps it in the family

TAMPA, FLA. – From boxing matches in his childhood living room to baseball at the University of Tampa, Connor Crile was born to compete. As one half of a pair of twins, Crile didn’t have to look much further than his brother, Ryan, for an adversary to get those juices flowing. “We did everything together; […]

Top pitching prospect Garrett Cave realizing full potential at U Tampa

TAMPA, FLA. — Garrett Cave is turning heads in his first season at the University of Tampa, including that of his head coach Joe Urso. And it takes a lot to impress the experienced bench boss. The Junior is pitching the best baseball of his life and is likely to hear his name called in the early rounds […]

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Golfer Tyrone van Aswegen hopes mental strength will carry him on PGA Tour

PALM HARBOR, FLA. – Tyrone van Aswegen believes his mental strength and commitment to success will translate into his first PGA Tour win. Van Aswegen, an Oklahoma City University graduate and 2002 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Men’s Golf national champion, has made six cuts this season and finished tied for seventh in the […]

USF sophomore Evans excelling at mental game

TAMPA, Fla. —  Softball player Lauren Evans has avoided the dreaded sophomore slump with flying colours. Evans, who plays first base for the University of South Florida (USF), has increased her batting average from .266 to .304, and her slugging percentage from .395 to .536. The native of Land O’Lakes, Florida, says a big contributor to […]

Shortstop Santa not interested in mid-season accolades

TAMPA, Fla. – Shortstop Kevin Santa is focused on learning to walk as the Tampa Bay Spartans prepare for a playoff run. The Puerto Rican all-round player has shied away from plaudits but is quietly leading the team towards another championship year. The Spartans, who have won two of the last three national championships are […]

Jhonattan Vegas overcoming history delay

Tampa, Fla—Jhonattan Vegas, the PGA pro from Venezuela, shows that when there is talent, nothing else matters. In 100 B.C. Rome, participants used a bent stick to hit a stuffed leather ball. Paganica became the first record of a golf-related game in human history. Over two millennia later, golf was played in Venezuela for the […]