VIDEO: Ospreys prey on Bulls, USF baseball’s first loss

The University of South Florida Bulls baseball team suffered their first loss of the season 9-1 Wednesday night at the hands of the University of North Florida Osprey. The Bulls pitching staff struggled, giving up 9 runs and 18 hits and the offense mustered just 6 hits against North Florida. The Bulls host Bethune Cookman…

Bulls baseball camps start soon

The 2011 baseball season is coming to a close and that means the 18 – 18 Bulls will once again share Red McEwen Field with some baseball hopefuls. Young children and teenagers who are interested in tuning up their baseball skills will be a part of baseball camps being held at Red McEwen Field throughout…

Fontanez aims for MLB

It’s no secret that Randy Fontanez, the right-handed pitcher for the University of South Florida, is one of the team’s most prized players. With a winning record, a 2.50 ERA and a team-leading 48 strikeouts, Fontanez is certainly a threat when on the mound.   Fontanez, who started playing baseball at the age of five, was encouraged…

USF Falls to WVU in Conference Series

After a promising 8 – 4 win in game one of the series, USF just couldn’t push past WVU in this weekend’s three-game series. The Bulls got off to a solid start in game one on Friday with a 5 – 0 lead after three innings. Fontanez pitched eight strong innings, holding WVU to only…

Baseball: USF Bulls to face WVU Mountaineers

After a detrimental 9 – 4 loss against Florida Gulf Coast University, the University of South Florida Bulls are hoping for a sweep in their next series. The Bulls are looking to improve on their record of 9 – 12 against BIG EAST conference members West Virginia University and prior history could be a good…

USF Loses Key Pitcher for Remainder of the Season

TAMPA – The University of South Florida Bulls baseball team will be missing one of their key players for the remainder of the 2011 season. Senior left-handed pitcher Andrew Barbosa has undergone “Tommy John” surgery on his pitching arm on Thursday. “The surgery went great and (Barbosa) has started his rehab,” said USF Baseball head…

New sports complex begins new era for USF

USF may not be able to defend their new home fields, but they sure can be proud to defend them. The Bulls softball team holds a current record of 8-5 at the new on campus stadium, but it is a college that can compete with some of the best. The Bulls once had a few…