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Football team unveils new theme

Football team unveils new theme

Kate Caranante, Sports Editor

August 23, 2019

Most high school students learn that DNA stands for deoxyribonucleic acid, but to the football team DNA has a second meaning: Dignity Navigates Ascendance.   “Our program has kind of created its own persona and its own evolution,” head coach Robert Weiner said. “But you don’t want it ...

Varsity football falls to Venice in Kickoff Classic

Varsity football falls to Venice in Kickoff Classic

Kate Caranante, Sports Editor

August 21, 2019

With the student section full of painted seniors and the band playing ‘On Wisconsin,’ the varsity football team took the field in Dad’s Stadium Friday, August 16 for the Kickoff Classic against Venice High School.   “I think it was a wakeup call for the whole team, that just because w...

Varsity football gains experience at Jamboree

Varsity football gains experience at Jamboree

Kate Cararante, Sports Editor

May 22, 2019

For the first time in six months, the football team was under the lights in Dad’s Stadium on Thursday, May 16 for Spring Jamboree. The team hosted Jefferson High School and Robinson High School as a way gain experience against opponents from other teams before heading into summer. Each team played...

Five athletes announce college decisions

Five athletes announce college decisions

Kate Caranante, Sports Editor

May 2, 2019

Set up at a table in front of family, teammates and coaches, five students announced where they will be continuing their football careers Wednesday, April 17 in the field house.  First to sign his papers was two-way lineman Tervarese “TJ” Blackmon, referred to as “The Blindside” by Principal J...

Boys lacrosse lose in playoffs

Boys lacrosse lose in playoffs

Kate Caranante, Sports Editor

May 1, 2019

The boy's lacrosse team was eliminated by Jesuit High School in the first round of districts April 15 at Alumni Field.   “We didn’t lose to a public school all year, and we just came up against some people that match our talent,” head coach Todd Francis said. “We just didn’t step up...

Distance track competes at FSU relays

Distance track competes at FSU relays

Kate Caranante, Sports Editor

April 1, 2019

The distance track team traveled to Tallahassee to compete in relays at Florida State University against individuals from all over the country Friday, Mar. 22 and Saturday Mar. 23.  “It was a great way to bond together as a team since we went up on the car ride together,” freshman Mary Ellen Eu...

Sports Update

Sports Update

Hartley Hill and Kate Caranante

February 26, 2019

Boys Soccer  The boys soccer team wrapped up their season with a 14-3 record under coach Janessa Taddei. They scored 65 goals, only giving up 10.  “Overall we played really well this season as a team and our coach did a really good job giving everyone equal playing time,” freshman Hayden...

Students sign national letters of intent

Students sign national letters of intent

Kate Caranante, Staff Writer

February 7, 2019

Sitting in front of family and friends in the media center, five seniors signed their national letters of intent on National Signing Day Wednesday, Feb. 6.  “Football is a game that carves itself deep inside of your soul,” head coach Robert Weiner said. “So, there’s a reason why when we g...

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