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PHS News

The student-run news site of H. B. Plant High School

PHS News

The student-run news site of H. B. Plant High School

PHS News

Bat in hand, junior Nick Hanson swigs his bat ready to hit the ball. Plant won against Windermere High School 2-0 on May 17.

Baseball wins Regional Finals

Hyatt Criser, Sports Editor May 19, 2022

On May 17, Plant Baseball played their Regional Finals match against Windermere High School. With the score 2-0, the Panthers were victorious and now have their eyes on the State Playoffs. “We just...

Listen as H.B. Plant High Schools seasoned cheerleading coach, Jeniese Gorman, & film making senior Alan Stark dive into all things cheer!

Mat talk | “I pay my taxes” ep 4

Alan Stark, Video Editor May 16, 2022

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Stick in hand, senior Hayden Stoltzfoos prepares to make a goal. Stoltzfoos has played Plant lacrosse all 4 years and is now team captain.

From benches to Vassar: senior reflects on his last season playing high school lacrosse.

Samantha Macuare, Editor-in-Chief May 13, 2022

Senior Hayden Stoltzfoos ended his high school lacrosse career on May 5 when they lost in the State Final 4. They played against St. Thomas Aquinas and lost 12-10. Boys’ lacrosse ranked 74 in the nation...

Listen as H.B. Plant High Schools seasoned cheerleading coach, Jeniese Gorman, & film making senior Alan Stark dive into all things cheer!

Mat Talk | No More Cheer Cheer EP 3

Alan Stark, Video Editor May 9, 2022

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The Plant tennis teams made it all the way to states. They worked hard all year and worked together to meet their collective goal.

Order on the court

Giada Moralejo, Staffer May 6, 2022

The success of the Plant High School Tennis team has been flying under the radar. The team has caught the attention of the student body as they made it to the state competition this past week after beating...

Dodging his opponent, Hayden Stoltzfoos, aided his team in winning the regional semi-final match against Gulf Coast. The panthers won 24-5 and will now advance to the regional finals at Plant on Saturday at 7pm.

Boys lacrosse moves on to Regional Finals

Hyatt Criser, Sport's Editor April 29, 2022

On April 27, the boy's lacrosse team defeated the Gulf Coast Sharks in the Regional Semifinals. With no previous meeting, neither team knew what to expect on the field.  After a 1-1 start, Plant Lacrosse...

Listen as H.B. Plant High Schools seasoned cheerleading coach, Jeniese Gorman, & film making senior Alan Stark dive into all things cheer!

Mat Talk | Special Guest Ronnie Walker EP 2

Alan Stark, Video Editor April 22, 2022

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Junior Turner Ashby chases down his opponent in hopes of causing a turnover for his team. Ashby plays a significant role regarding Plant’s winning record and has recently committed to the Air Force Academy to continue his lacrosse career.

The Shaler Cup stays at Plant

Jadyn Mize, Staffer April 12, 2022

Plant defeated Jesuit with a score of 8-4 on April 8. The game was held at Plant, the night before Plant’s prom.    “Going into the annual Plant Jesuit lacrosse game, we knew there was a lot...

David Ortiz takes batting practice at Fenway Park on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016. Ortiz won three championships with the Boston Red Sox.

MLB BBWAA elects David Ortiz to the Hall of Fame

Ari Dolgin, Staffer April 6, 2022

On Tuesday, Jan. 25, the Major League Baseball Writers Association of America elected David Ortiz to the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Ortiz, 46, was the only player elected to the Hall of Fame in 2022....

As the Bucs get ready to play their 2022 season rumors have it they could play it in Germany. The Bucs 2021 season ended when they lost in the conference championship. Photo taken from @Bucaneers on Instagram

Bucs set to play regular season game in Germany

Giada Moralejo, Staffer April 5, 2022

Every team in the NFL has agreed to play at least one game in Europe every eight years. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have committed to playing a regular-season game in Germany for the upcoming season. Set...

Holding the 2nd place FFCC championship trophy, junior Nate Dibbs is surrounded by the band staff as they celebrate what theyve achieved. Dibbs hopes to win 1st place with his team for his senior year.

Band places second at FFCC State Championships

Hyatt Criser, Sport's Editor April 1, 2022

From March 25-27, Plant Band competed in the FFCC Championships in Daytona Beach at the Ocean Center. The first two days were primarily devoted to the Color Guard, but the last day was when the band...

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