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Senior Spotlight Football: Darrion Jenkins and Jaquez Kindell

In an interview with seniors Darrion Jenkins and Jaquez Kindell, they reflected on their time on the Plant football team and the memories that they have made. “I’m going to miss the locker room,” Jenkins said. “I am going to miss everyone before in the games in the locker room getting ready for the game. It’s fun being a part of the team, something bigger than yourself.” Jenkins has had a season full of new personal records, with four touchdowns and over 200 yards.

Dominguez scores 15 off the bench, UMass beats South Florida

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Dyondre Dominguez helped lead UMass over South Florida on Tuesday night with 15 points off of the bench in a 73-67 victory. Dominguez had five rebounds for the Minutemen (5-1). RJ Luis added 14 points while going 6 of 10 (2 for 3 from distance), and they also had six rebounds. T.J. Weeks recorded 13 points and was 4 of 8 shooting, including 2 for 5 from distance, and went 3 for 3 from the line. Tyler Harris finished with 15 points and three steals for the Bulls (2-6). Russel Tchewa added 13 points and eight rebounds for South Florida. In addition, Selton Miguel had 12 points, six rebounds and six assists. ___

Bulls wideout room takes another blow as Jimmy Horn transfers

USF wide receiver Jimmy Horn Jr. has entered the NCAA Transfer Portal on Tuesday, Bulls247 has learned. Horn, a second-year sophomore, caught 37 passes for 551 yards and three touchdowns this season. He racked over 800 all-purpose yards in 2022, sparked with an 89-yard kickoff return for touchdown in the season opener against BYU.

USF linebacker Antonio Grier entering the transfer portal

USF linebacker Antonio Grier has entered the transfer portal, according to Matt Zenitz of On3. On Monday afternoon, Zenitz tweeted out the news that Grier’s time was coming to an end with the Bulls. “USF linebacker Antonio Grier has entered the transfer portal, @on3sports has learned,” tweeted Zenitz. “Posted...
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Athlete of the Week: Academy of the Holy Names Sophia Puleo

TAMPA, Fla. - A sure thing in sports is hard to find. But when it comes to the Academy of the Holy Names volleyball team, there was a constant this season, a player the team could count on, Sophia Puleo. Academy’s game plan is actually kind of simple. Get it...

Light: I’m going to put Glanton to sleep

Unbeaten WBO International junior heavyweight champion David “The Great White” Light (19-0, 12 KOs) has arrived in Tampa, Florida, for Friday’s showdown against WBO #10 Brandon “Bulletproof” Glanton (17-0, 14 KOs) at the nearby White Sands Events Center in Plant City. The card will be streamed live on and the ProBox TV app.

Bulls wideout Holden Willis next to enter NCAA Transfer Portal

USF wide receiver Holden Willis has entered the NCAA Transfer Portal on Monday, Bulls247 has learned. Willis becomes the second Bull to enter the portal on Monday alone, joining linebacker Antonio Grier in the immediate wake of the end of the 2022 season. A COVID-year sophomore, the Tennessee native just...

Punches thrown during sideline melee between UCF, USF at the 'War on I-4'

Punches were thrown during the Central Florida and South Florida game, commonly known as the “War on I-4,” as it appeared to be sparked by a late hit on a quarterback. To try and keep emotions in check, the referee in the game described it as an “usual situation,” and gave every player on both teams an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty.

Bulls go down fighting in epic War on I-4

TAMPA (WFLA) –  Saturday’s War on I-4 was the last meeting of  the USF Bulls and UCF Knights football teams until at least 2028. As the last game, it lived up to its’ promise to be a nail biter until the end – and the full house of fans from both schools were vocal and […]

Countdown to tipoff: No one has more returning players than the Freedom Patriots

On last year’s Eastern Pennsylvania Conference boys basketball all-star team, 15 kids were honored. Of those 15, just two players are back for the 2022-23 season. One is Parkland star Nick Coval, who is entering his junior season. The other player is Freedom senior Nick Ellis. The youngster with a nickname of “Pickle” could create a pickle for Patriots opponents this season. After winning The ...

OFA Girls Flag Football team heads to World Championship

The OFA Girls Inaugural Flag Football team is headed to Tampa, Florida in January for the 2023 Flag Football World Championship. The 2022 season marks the first season for Girls flag football at OFA. Coach Rusty Virkler remarked, “I found out about the tournament and thought it would be a...

RADDSports Fights Back Against Pasco County’s Default Claim

Mediation is scheduled for Monday. Pasco County is looking to take over the Wiregrass Ranch Sports Campus, but the company that currently runs it, RADDSports, is claiming that Pasco — primarily Florida Sports Coast director Adam Thomas — has used bogus claims to force RADD out or into a reduced role.

Ric Flair Parties It Up At Tampa Bar

Ric Flair may be considered the greatest of all time in pro wrestling, and respected by many in the business and fans alike. The “Nature Boy” has a reputation for hanging out and drinking the finest alcoholic beverages out there, and the latest spotting lives up to the legend.

Live updates: UCF 46, USF 39; FINAL

TAMPA — For the final time this season, the USF Bulls have taken the field at Raymond James Stadium to take on traditional rival UCF in the War on I-4. The Bulls (1-10, 0-7), will look to avoid a winless conference season in its final chance before the 2022 season comes to a close. They come off a 48-42 loss at Tulsa on Saturday night. True freshman quarterback Byrum Brown completed his first 21 passes to set an FBS record this season. Sean Atkins had a career day in the losing effort with nine catches and over 110 receiving yards.