Sunday, December 10, 2017

Tampa Bay Rowdies

Palm Harbor University soccer takes on tough schedule

Palm Harbor University soccer takes on tough schedule

EAST LAKE — There is nothing anyone can say to make Palm Harbor University’s boys soccer team feel better about last season.It is no use noting that the Hurricanes went 17-3, won their third consecutive district title and were ranked eighth overall i...
Published: 12/06/17
HomeTeam Hot Shot winners: Aaron Trill and Hannah Rigali

HomeTeam Hot Shot winners: Aaron Trill and Hannah Rigali

Hannah Rigali, LargoRigali is making an immediate impact for the Packers. The freshman striker leads the team with nine goals and six assists in the season’s first eight games. In some of the bigger games of the season, Rigali has contributed. She ha...
Published: 12/04/17
It’s rebuild and roll on for Mitchell girls soccer

It’s rebuild and roll on for Mitchell girls soccer

TRINITY — Being without Sabrina Wagner, the school’s all-time leading goal scorer, was going to be enough of a bummer. But the Mitchell High girls soccer team also lost its third- and fourth-best offensive producers from last season.And Kendra Hoffma...
Published: 11/29/17
Newsome girls soccer focused on payoff in the playoffs

Newsome girls soccer focused on payoff in the playoffs

LITHIA — Newsome High’s final loss last year — 3-0 to Oviedo in a Class 5A state girls soccer semifinal — did not sit well with the team.Thoughts nagged: If we just weren’t so nervous. If we just played tougher in those opening moments (where the Wol...
Published: 11/29/17
Largo girls soccer a nice blend of experience, youth

Largo girls soccer a nice blend of experience, youth

If the first two weeks of the high school girls soccer season are any indication, Largo should be in for a good year. Not only have the Packers recorded mercy-rule wins over Northside Christian, Keswick Christian, Clearwater and Gibbs, they also have...
Published: 11/28/17
Report: Tampa Bay to miss out on MLS expansion this time?

Report: Tampa Bay to miss out on MLS expansion this time?

It doesn’t look like Major League Soccer will be expanding to Tampa Bay this time around, according to a report this week from Sports Illustrated.Two new franchises will be selected from among Sacramento, Nashville and Cincinnati, according to Grant ...
Updated one month ago
Rowdies season ends with playoff loss to New York Red Bulls II

Rowdies season ends with playoff loss to New York Red Bulls II

ST. PETERSBURG — So much for seedings. The defending United Soccer League champion New York Red Bulls II, a No. 7 seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs, notched its second upset by defeating the No. 3 Rowdies 2-1 in extra time Saturday night in fro...
Updated one month ago
Red-hot Rowdies win playoff opener

Red-hot Rowdies win playoff opener

ST. PETERSBURG — The Rowdies entered Saturday night’s United Soccer League playoff opener as the league’s hottest team. First-round opponent FC Cincinnati did nothing to cool them down. Veteran midfielder Marcel Schafer scored two first-half goals, G...
Updated: 2 months ago
A rare treat Saturday for Rowdies: a home playoff game

A rare treat Saturday for Rowdies: a home playoff game

ST. PETERSBURG — Rowdies fans, set to be rewarded with their first home playoff match in five years, can also take a little credit for it.Strong, supportive showings at Al Lang all season helped boost Tampa Bay to the best home record in the Eastern ...
Updated: 2 months ago

Rowdies to host Cincinnati in playoffs

The Rowdies open the USL playoffs by hosting sixth seed Cincinnati in an Eastern Conference quarterfinal at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Al Lang Stadium. They learned they would be the No. 3 seed after Saturday’s league matches but were unsure of their oppo...
Updated: 2 months ago