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  • Adult Softball Championship Brings Visitors To Tampa Bay!
    September 9, 2011
    Hello all! Jerm here with an update for you on a great event that just returned back to the Tampa Bay area! Freedom Sports Association recently returned to Tampa Bay for their annual Adult Softball State Championship. The event, which took place Aug. 13-14, was held collectively at the Ed Radice, William Owen Pass and Greco Softball complexes. Of the 71 teams who competed in this year’s championship, over 50 were from outside the Tampa Bay area, with some coming from as far away as...
  • Ryan White named Head Rowing Coach
    August 26, 2011
    Hey Sports fans! Tony here giving you an update on the wonderful world of Olympic Rowing that we have right here in Tampa Bay. Stewards Foundation President and CEO, Tom Feaster, reported that Ryan White has been named the Head Rowing Coach for the program. This is very exciting news as Ryan is former captain and Northwest College Rowing Conference Champion at Pacific Lutheran University. The new coach is coming to Tampa from the White Rock Boathouse Rowing Programs in Dallas, TX where his teams
  • Tampa Selected To Host National Veterans Wheelchair Games...
    August 16, 2011
    Tampa Bay has been selected by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) to host the 33rd National Veterans Wheelchair Games in 2013. Taking place from July 13-18, 2013, more than 500 Veterans with disabilities will meet in Tampa to compete in the largest annual wheelchair sporting event in the World. During the event, veterans will compete in 17 competitive events, including air guns, archery, basketball, bowling, field, handcycling,
  • 2011 SWDBUD Bicycle Bash is Back in Tampa Bay!
    July 26, 2011
    Hey folks! Jerm here with an update for you on one of our awesome Tampa Bay Sports events coming up soon! The the 2011 SWDBUD Bicycle Bash, presented by Cure on Wheels is back! It's NOV 6 at Flatwoods County Park off Morris Bridge Road, four miles east of I-75 outside Tampa in Hillsborough County. This year, the Bicycle Bash is being held against the tragic backdrop of seven bicyclists who have been killed by motorists in the Tampa Bay area since July 29. All Children's Hospital will...
  • Volunteers Needed for the 2011 IDBF World Dragon Boat Championships!
    June 24, 2011
    Hello everyone! Tony here to tell you about a great volunteer opportunity coming up! The Tampa Bay area will welcome thousands of visitors from over 30 countries in August 2011 for the IDBF World Dragon Boat Racing Championship and community volunteers are needed. The Tampa Bay Dragon Boat Institute and the Host Committee for the 2011 World Championship are looking for over 500 volunteers to help with this week-long adventure that includes the first Pan American Club Crew Championships from July
  • USA Softball Comes to Tampa Bay This Month!
    June 13, 2011
    On Saturday, June 25 the Florida Amateur Softball Association and the Amateur Softball Association of America will welcome the USA Women’s National Fast Pitch Softball Teams to Tampa Bay. The National Team and the Junior National Team will compete in a double-header starting at 6:00 p.m. at the Plant City Stadium . After the games have concluded, fans have the opportunity to attend an autograph session. The National Team, led by Coach Ken Eriksen, who is also the Head Softball Coach at...
  • Get Ready Tampa Bay!!! World Class Soccer in Tampa Bay This Weekend at Raymond James Stadium!!!
    June 9, 2011
    Pardon the enthusiasm, but I am super pumped! In just a few days, I and hopefully you as well will be sitting in the friendly confines of Raymond James Stadium for some world class footballing action as Group C of the CONCACAF Gold Cup will take place! Canada will face off vs Guadeloupe, and the US will square off against a very tough Panama side at 6 and 8 p.m. respectively and I know that I will be surround by all of the soccer faithful fans in the Tampa Bay community! For those of you looking
  • CONCACAF Gold Cup in Tampa Bay Countdown!
    May 31, 2011
    Hey folks, Jerm here with another Tampa Bay Sports update for you on the upcoming CONCACAF Gold Cup here in Tampa Bay! We are about 11 days out now from having some world class soccer on display here in Tampa Bay, as teams from Panama, USA, Canada, and Guadeloupe will descend on Raymond James Stadium for the 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup ! The teams are gearing up in training camps all over the region and will be ready to come out and put on a show for their supporters, so you can rest assured these
  • Single Session Tickets for the NCAA Men's Second & Third Round Basketball Tournament Now On Sale...
    March 16, 2011
    Hello there Tampa Bay Sports fans! Jerm here with a much anticipated update about this weeks big event in town! Single-session tickets ($77 for two games) are now on sale for the upcoming NCAA Tournament games on Thursday and Saturday at the St. Pete Times Forum . The complete six-game package is available for the bargain price of $231. The St. Pete Times Forum box office is now open and tickets can also be purchased through Ticketmaster (1-800-745-3000 or ticketmaster.com ). The games begin on