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Bulls pull away late for win over Stony Brook

The Bulls took the lead for good on Saturday after wide receiver Tyre McCants caught a 65 yard pass from Quinton Flowers for a touchdown in the beggining of the fourth quarter THE ORACLE/ MIKI SHINE For the second Saturday in a row, USF fell behind early against an opponent […]

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USF baseball’s biggest enemy: its own schedule

USF has the record to be nationally ranked, but not the schedule.  ORACLE FILE PHOTO/JACKIE BENITEZ As USF baseball inches toward the conclusion of the regular season, the Bulls remain on the cusp of entering the national conversation.  A 20-1 start to the season put USF in a strong position […]

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Confidence is key

Junior Kevin Merrell leads USF in nearly every offensive category halfway through the season.  ORACLE FILE PHOTO/JACKIE BENITEZ Kevin Merrell considers himself a confident baseball player who doesn’t fear failure.  As the clear offensive leader of the Bulls (28-5) and a 2017 midseason First-Team All-American, Merrell isn’t often confronted with […]

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Time for USF baseball to be ranked

USF baseball has yet to be nationally ranked despite winning 27 out of its first 32 games.  ORACLE FILE PHOTO/JACKIE BENITEZ Heading into USF baseball’s 2017 season, it was difficult to judge just how good the Bulls would be.  Coach Mark Kingston’s first full recruiting class struggled in 2016, as […]

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Q&A with Brian Gregory

Coach Brian Gregory has stressed that rebuilding the program hinges on his ability to revive local recruiting.  ORACLE PHOTO/JACKIE BENITEZ Newly hired USF men’s basketball coach Brian Gregory faces a tall task in reconstructing a program that hasn’t had a winning season in five years. The Oracle’s sports editor, Vinnie […]

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Recent slump no cause for concern for USF baseball

Junior starting pitcher Peter Strzelecki has been a reliable player for the Bulls this season, owning a 1.42 ERA over six starts. ORACLE FILE PHOTO/JACKIE BENITEZ The USF baseball team opened the season in dominating fashion, winning 20 of its first 21 games, including a stretch of 19 in a […]

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Childs arrested for involvement in road rage shooting

Hassan Childs has been arrested on three counts of assault and one count of cannabis possession. SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE/GOUSFBULLS.COM USF football player Hassan Childs was arrested Monday morning for his involvement in what was described as a road rage shooting, according to Tampa Police.  Childs, 22, was charged with […]