12:21 AM EDT, Sat April 19, 2014
The Ledger 50 mins ago

Staple of High School Softball to Step Down

Bartow High's Glenn Rutenbar, one of the top softball coaches in the state of Florida, will step down as the school's head coach when the season ends, he confirmed Friday.
Tampa Bay Times 6 hours ago

Men's hoops notes: LeDay transferring

Tying up a few Friday loose ends:USF sophomore F Zach LeDay announced early Friday evening via Twitter he's transferring, becoming the second Bulls underclassmen to depart since Coach Stan Heath's dismissal. LeDay's tweet:Wanna thank god for blessing me in my learning experience at USF, but it is time 4 me to move on …
Tampa Bay Times 11 hours ago

Prep coach: Mercurius has signed with USF

Faith Baptist combo guard Dinero Mercurius, the final commitment of former USF coach Stan Heath, has signed his letter of intent with the Bulls, his prep-school coach said.Faith Baptist coach Kenny Gillion, whose Brandon-based non-FHSAA program plays an independent national schedule, said Mercurius signed Thursday night at his …

Multiple Gator teams vying for championships this weekend

It's a championship weekend for several Florida Gators teams who will be vying for conference and national titles.

Easley impresses, proves to NFL he's healthy

GAINESVILLE -- Former Gators defensive tackle Dominique Easley wowed NFL scouts Thursday during a private pro day, dismissing concerns over his health following multiple knee surgeries during his four-year career in Gainesville. Easley -- who tore the ACL and meniscus...

Gators aim to defend gymnastics national title

UF faces tough challenge taking on Alabama in the Tide's home territoryGAINESVILLE — The Florida Gators' come-from-behind win at last year's NCAA Gymnastics Championships was clutch, captivating and ultimately historic.
Orlando Sentinel Apr 17, 2014

Stan Van Gundy: Calipari has more NBA talent at Kentucky than if he went to the Lakers

Stan Van Gundy: John Calipari has more NBA talent at Kentucky than if he went to the Lakers ... Would Kentucky coach go NBA?

Florida Gators land commitment from D.C. star Marcus Lewis

Cornerback Marcus Lewis of Washington D.C.'s Gonzaga College High, committed to the Florida Gators late Thursday afternoon.
Tampa Bay Times Apr 17, 2014

Baseball: Bulls embark on critical closing stretch

Statement time has arrived, and the Bulls can ill afford to squander a syllable.USF's case for an NCAA regional must commence tonight at Houston's Cougar Field, where the Bulls (21-15, 7-5 American Athletic Conference) embark on a three-game series against the 12th-ranked Cougars (27-9, 4-5).  Any postponement of …

Oregon latest to offer Deondre Farrier as schools keep after Gators' commit

Deondre Farrier figured he'd make things easier on himself with his recruiting process as his senior season drew near.
Tampa Bay Times Apr 16, 2014

Men's basketball: For now, all Bulls on board

He's still struggling to differentiate between Fowler and Fletcher, let alone remember the passcode to his office. New home? Orlando Antigua's only real address these days is the Muma Basketball Center."It's still a whirlwind," USF's new men's coach said.Yet for now, stability presides at the center of it. Antigua may …
Tampa Bay Times Apr 15, 2014

USF women expected to sign juco All-American

Two-time junior college All-America PG Briana Brooks is one of two women's players expected to sign with USF on Wednesday, when the NCAA's signing period for basketball (and most other sports) commences.Spaniard Laia Flores, a point guard for her nation's under-18 team, also is expected to sign. Brooks, who hails from …
The Ledger Apr 15, 2014

College Golf: Mocs Stay in 7th at SSC Championships

The Florida Southern men's golf team shot 298 in the second round of the Sunshine State Conference Championships on Monday to remain in seventh place. It was the second straight round that the 19th-ranked Moccasins shot a 298. The Mocs' team score of 596 puts them 37 shots behind the leader, Barry (559).
The Ledger Apr 15, 2014

Analysis: UCF Starting QB Spot Stays Up For Grabs

After saying Saturday that he thought one of his quarterbacks has separated himself from the competition and that he wanted to head into preseason with no media circus and a quarterback named, Central Florida coach George O'Leary backed away from those comments Monday.
Tampa Bay Times Apr 14, 2014

Antigua hires 3 staffers, including brother

As expected, new USF coach Orlando Antigua has filled two of his staff openings, hiring younger brother Oliver and 17-year NBA veteran Rod Strickland as assistants.The hirings were formally announced by the school Monday evening. Jerry McCullough, a New York City prep coach and former teammate of Orlando Antigua's at Pitt, was named …

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