Draft day for the Tampa Bay Bucs started with a first-round draft pick of DT Vita Vea. Vea is 6’4″, weighing in at 347 pounds coming from the University of Washington. The second round of the draft is today from Dallas.
Round two of the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs kick off tomorrow at Amalie Arena. It will be the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Boston Bruins Saturday afternoon at 3 pm; game two is 7 pm also at Amalie Arena. The Lightning do have home ice advantage for the series. The Dove has your chance to win tickets for Monday night’s game – just click here to enter.
A judge has ordered a mental competency exam for the Seminole Heights man accused in the shooting deaths of four residents. Howell Donaldson III is facing a possibly death sentence on four charges for first-degree murder.
Expect some delays and detours in downtown St Pete this weekend. The St Anthony’s Triathlon kicks off Friday with the Sports and Fitness Expo in Vinoy Park. The actual Triathlon is scheduled for Sunday. We have the full program for you here.
Gas prices are the highest they’ve been in three years and that’s going to make for a more expensive summer travel season. AAA says with the threat of another busy hurricane season that could trigger even higher prices.