Articles By: taylor jenkins

Shutout of Jackets Rings in New Year Homecoming for Bolts

Tampa, Fla. — It’s a new year for the Tampa Bay Lightning but their winning ways continue just the same as their first home game of 2019 finished with a 4-0 victory over the visiting Columbus Blue Jackets. The first period was fast, with both teams going back and forth early, but no one on […]

Iowa Wins the Outback Bowl as the Hawkeyes Rough up the Bulldogs

Tampa, Fla. — 2019 kicked off on Tuesday with Iowa and #18 Mississippi State – two of the nation’s top scoring defenses – battling the heat and each other for the first time ever in the 33rd annual Outback Bowl. After a rough-and-tumble four quarters Iowa was able to escape with 27-22 victory. Mississippi State entered […]

Bulls and Knights both Lose

Tampa, Fla. — It was the same old song and dance on Friday as the UCF Knights earned their 24th straight win, completing the team’s second consecutive undefeated regular season with a 38-10 victory over USF. “We’re not a very good football team,” Charlie Strong said. “You look at us and we’re very fortunate to […]

Lightning Strikes Oilers Early

On a night where the NHL united in solidarity for their Hockey Fights Cancer initiative, the Bolts were able to return to Tampa and gather their 11th win of the season with a 5-2 victory over superstar Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers. “You have to have that quiet confidence that if you play the […]

An Ugly Win is Better than a Pretty Loss

Tampa, Fla. – If you were hoping for USF to finally return to form and steamroll UConn – the nation’s worst defense – on Saturday night, then I sure hope you didn’t tune in to the Bulls’ 38-30 victory over the Huskies. UConn opened the scoring early when RB Kevin Mensah punched in a 10-yard […]

Cally’s Back and Lightning Roll over Wings

  Tampa, Fla. – Ryan Callahan returned to action for the Lightning as they defeated the Detroit Red Wings by a score of 3-1 on Thursday night. The win was Tampa’s 12th consecutive victory over Detroit, a streak that extends back to 2015. The Lightning held control for much of the early going, with Detroit […]

Johnson Hits the Hat Trick as the Lightning Double up the Canes

Tampa, Fla. – It was a battle for sixty minutes on Tuesday night as the Lightning, led by a Tyler Johnson hat trick, earned the 4-2 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes. “I don’t worry too much about hat tricks,” Johnson said. “I’m more happy that we won that game. I was probably more pumped that […]

Canucks Win as Lightning Miss Opportunities

  Tampa, Fla. — Tyler Johnson returned to action for the Lightning on Wednesday night as the Bolts notched their first loss of the season, falling 4-1 to the Vancouver Canucks. The Lightning dominated the first period but missed opportunities set the tone for the night. Tampa outshot the Canucks 17 to five in the […]

Bulls Squeak to 4 and 0

Tampa, Fla.–For the second straight week USF headed into a game favored by multiple scores and for the second straight week disappointed. While USF was able to squeak out the 20-13 win, you’ll be hard-pressed to find anyone short of Connor Akeman at the Daily Stampede who predicted the Bulls to struggle this much tonight, […]

Bulls Handle Illini at Soldier Field

  USF defeated Illinois by a final score of 25-19 on Saturday, but with the Bulls being favored by 13 entering the day, the win didn’t come as easily as many intended. USF seemingly outplayed the Illini all day, but a run defense that fans have continually seen struggle this season and an endless stream […]