Saturday, June 23, 2018
Sports

Whaley earns two SSC honors

University of Tampa senior volleyball outside hitter Berkley Whaley was named the 2015-16 Sunshine State Conference female athlete of the year and female scholar-athlete of the year on Monday.

Whaley repeats as female athlete of the year. The St. Petersburg native and Lakewood standout led the Spartans to a 15-1 league record, 37-6 overall record, and the program's 11th consecutive conference championship.

The advertising and public relations major posted a 4.0 fall grade-point average, earning SSC Commissioner's Honor Roll for a third consecutive year.

In other Spartans news, lacrosse senior Matt Bilak was named Scholar All-American by the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association. Bilak is the first Spartan in program history to earn USILA Scholar All-America honors.

Baseball

UF'S SHORE GOLDEN SPIKES FINALIST: Florida right-hander Logan Shore was named one of four finalists for the USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award, given to the nation's best player. The other finalists, all outfielders: Clemson's Seth Beer, Mercer's Kyle Lewis and Louisville's Corey Ray. The winner will be announced June 30. In Sunday night's 5-0 victory over FSU in Game 2 of the Gainesville Super Region, Shore (12-0, 2.24 ERA) allowed two hits in eight innings, with nine strikeouts. Monday night's Game 3, which will send the winner to the College World Series, had a lengthy weather delay and was not over at press time.

more baseball: FSU's Cal Raleigh and Florida's Jonathan India were named to the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Associations freshman All-America first team. Raleigh, a catcher, had a .301 average with 10 home runs and 50 RBIs going into Mondays game. India, a third baseman, was hitting .299 with four homers, 40 RBIs and 13 stolen bases. … Kentucky hired Mississippi State assistant Nick Mingione as coach. It's the first head coaching job for Mingione, who worked with the Bulldogs under John Cohen for the past eight seasons and was his assistant at Kentucky in 2006-07.

Football

notre dame: Cornerback Devin Butler will miss the beginning of the season with a broken left foot and could be out until October. The senior, expected to compete to start, broke the same foot that caused him to miss the Fiesta Bowl.

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Rodney Page’s takeaways from Rays-Yankees

Rodney Page’s takeaways from Rays-Yankees

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Brady Singer, Gators eliminated by Arkansas at CWS

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Sports on TV/radio for Saturday, June 23

TODAYArena FootballAlbany at Baltimore7:30 p.m.CBSSNAutosF1: French Grand Prix10 a.m.ESPN2Monster Energy Cup: Toyota/Save Mart 350 qualifying2:30 p.m.FS1IndyCar: Kohler Grand Prix qualifying6:30 p.m.NBCSNTrucks: Eaton 2008:30 p.m.FS1BaseballRangers a...
Updated: 2 hours ago
Rowdies fall to Penn FC

Rowdies fall to Penn FC

By Darek SharpTimes CorrespondentST. PETERSBURG — For the second time this season, Penn FC got two goals from a former Rowdie that led the way to a win over Tampa Bay.Lucky Mkosana doubled his season total Friday in a comeback 2-1 win before an...
Updated: 3 hours ago
Ronald Darby’s friend: Jameis Winston got into second Uber ride alone

Ronald Darby’s friend: Jameis Winston got into second Uber ride alone

New details emerged Friday night about the Uber ride in Arizona in March 2016 that led to Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston's three-game suspension to start the upcoming season, including the fact that Winston was in a car that night with a former Vand...
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Lightning re-signs backup goalie Louis Domingue to 2-year deal

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The Lightning has re-signed one of its restricted free agents in backup goalie Louis Domingue, who will be back with Tampa Bay on a two-year deal worth $2.3 million.Domingue, 26, was acquired from Arizona in November after he had posted a 4.33 goals-...
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Lightning names ex-player Jeff Halpern as new assistant coach

Lightning names ex-player Jeff Halpern as new assistant coach

The Lightning has filled one of the openings on Jon Cooper's coaching staff, announcing Friday  that former Tampa Bay forward Jeff Halpern has been hired as an assistant coach.Halpern, 42, has spent the past two seasons as an assistant with the ...
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