Times video by: Luis Santana
[ TARPON SPRINGS — Ilias Skandaliaris had a feeling in his gut over the last few nights. He was restless, couldn’t sleep. Even so, he said he never could have imagined the “huge blessing” that would come to him on Sunday afternoon. From the crowd of 58 boys who jumped from dingys into Spring Bayou during St. Nicholas Cathedral’s 113th Epiphany celebration, Skandaliaris, 17, emerged from the waters grasping the wooden cross tossed in by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Primate of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. ]
The Blue Jackets sweep the Lightning in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
The Lighting goes down 5-1 in Game 2 against the Blue Jackets. Game 3 will be in Columbus on Sunday.
The Lighting blows a 3-0 lead losing to the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-3. Game two of the series is Friday 7:00 p.m. at Amalie Arena.
The Lady Bears defeated the Fighting Irish 82-81 for the Women’s NCAA national championship.
Baylor defeated Oregon 72-67 and will play the winner between Notre Dame and UConn Sunday in the final.