Make us your home page
Instagram

Get the quickest, smartest news, analysis and photos from the Bucs game emailed to you shortly after the final whistle.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Diving: Brandon's Colwill a champ again

DIVING

BRANDON'S COLWILL A CHAMP AGAIN

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Chris Colwill came into the USA Diving winter national championships with the mind-set that he was going to have more fun. Well, he's having plenty now.

The Brandon native outpointed Kristian Ipsen 1024.60 to 992.50 on Saturday to win his first 3-meter title since 2006. It was Colwill's eighth national championship.

"I came in here with a different approach," Colwill said. "I wanted to have more fun than I usually do, and I wanted to focus on the small things that make a huge difference, which was focusing on the form to get the extra point."

The 2008 Olympian and former Tampa Prep standout has three 1-meter and 3 synchronized titles.

TENNIS

U.S. takes 2-0 lead vs. France in Fed Cup

The United States, minus its biggest stars, took a 2-0 lead in the quarterfinals of the Fed Cup against host France in Lievin after the opening singles matches. Melanie Oudin defeated Pauline Parmentier 6-4, 6-4, and Bethanie Mattek-Sands beat Alize Cornet 7-6 (9-7), 7-5.

ZAGREB INDOORS: Michael Berrer reached his first ATP Tour final, where he faces defending champion Marin Cilic today in Croatia.

ET CETERA

HORSES: Musket Man ($2.80) won the $75,000 Super Stakes at Tampa Bay Downs. Ridden by Daniel Centeno, Musket Man won $30,000 to surpass $900,000 in career earnings. Guam Typhoon finished half a length behind. … Quality Road broke his own track mark at Gulfstream Park, winning the $500,000 Donn Handicap by a record 12¾ lengths. Quality Road covered 11/8 miles in 1 minute, 47.49 seconds.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: LSU's Trindon Holliday scored two third-quarter touchdowns to help his Texas all-star team beat the Nation squad 36-17 in El Paso, Texas.

TRACK AND FIELD: Laverne Jones-Ferrette of the U.S. Virgin Islands held off American Carmelita Jeter to win the 60 meters at the Sparkassen Cup in Stuttgart, Germany.

SOCCER: American Jozy Altidore scored his first English Premier League goal for host Hull City, which upset Manchester City 2-1.

Don Jensen, Times correspondent; Times wires

Diving: Brandon's Colwill a champ again 02/06/10 [Last modified: Saturday, February 6, 2010 8:50pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Jameis Winston's subtle but strong moment of leadership displayed on 'Hard Knocks'

    Bucs

    Quarterback Jameis Winston went to each teammate in the locker room prior to the Bucs' preseason opener Friday at Cincinnati with one message: 'I got your back.'

    Then he proved it.

    Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston throws during the first half of the team's preseason NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Friday in Cincinnati. [AP photo]
  2. Bucs Cannon Fodder podcast: Highlights — and fights — from Jacksonville

    Bucs

    Greg Auman is back home after two days of joint practices between the Bucs and Jaguars in Jacksonville. He recaps those practices — and fights — and talks about highlights from Tuesday's episode …

    Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Kenneth Walker, right, cannot snag a pass against Bucs cornerback Ryan Smith during a joint NFL football practice Monday in Jacksonville. [Will Dickey/Florida Times-Union]
  3. Who's No. 2: Florida State Seminoles or Ohio State Buckeyes?

    Blogs

    The toughest decision in my first stint as a voter for the AP Top 25 came at the top.

  4. Rays morning after: The real reasons behind Tuesday's win over Blue Jays

    Blogs

    Scoring six runs was the big news for the offensively challenged Rays in Tuesday's victory over the Blue Jays.

    Corey Dickerson (10) celebrates Tuesday's victory with Steven Souza Jr. (20) and Peter Bourjos (18).
  5. Jones: Roberto Aguayo getting the boot was star of Tuesday's 'Hard Knocks'

    Bucs

    TAMPA — Roberto gets cut.

    That was the big story line heading into the second episode of HBO's Hard Knocks, the behind-the-scenes look at Bucs training camp. In fact, it was one of the most anticipated story lines Hard Knocks has had in years.

    Roberto Aguayo watches one of his final kicks Friday for the Bucs.