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All cheers

All cheers

Mariah Alvarez, Staffer

March 5, 2020

The varsity cheerleading team ended their season by placing in the top 25 at nationals in Gainesville and fifth at states.   This is the first time cheer has made it to nationals.   “This season has been the best for Plant cheer in a long time,” sophomore Zoe Hamlin said. “We have ...

Girls basketball makes it to states

Girls basketball makes it to states

Salena Kahassai, News Editor

March 4, 2020

The girls varsity basketball team, made up of 13 girls in all four grades made it to their post season with a regular season score of 24-1.   “This season has been incredible,” senior Kerrigan White said. “From conditioning to preseason to regular season, we’ve pushed ourselves physically and...

Doing it for kicks: boys soccer

Doing it for kicks: boys soccer

Julia Wolfe, Opinions Editor

February 28, 2020

The boys soccer team ended their regular season, which started in late October, with an early playoff loss against Steinbrenner.  “We had a good regular season but playoffs were very disappointing” senior Ciaran O’Rourke said. “I feel we should’ve gone a lot farther. I thought we ...

Doing it for kicks: girls soccer

Doing it for kicks: girls soccer

Salena Kahassai, News Editor

February 28, 2020

Girls soccer makes it to post season  The girls soccer team went through post season with an undefeated preseason and regular season.  “This has been such a fun season,” sophomore Kallie Mckinney said. “It's such a great group of girls and we all get along really great. This translates onto the field and so over the course of th...

More than a game

More than a game

Kate Caranante, Sports Editor

February 26, 2020

Former head coach Robert Weiner believes that football is about more than just winning.  “That’s the way to look at it,” Weiner said. “It's not about football, it's not about winning, it's about people.”  Just after graduating from Boston College, Weiner moved to Los Angeles, California where ...

Athlete of the week: Cole Ryan

Athlete of the week: Cole Ryan

Samantha Macuare, Staffer

February 24, 2020

Q: Why and how did you get started playing your sport?  A: I started playing when I was four because my parents put me in it and I enjoyed it so I kept playing.  Q: What’s your favorite thing about soccer?  A: Being able to exercise and stay in shape while being with my friends. Also, being able...

Tryout Q and As

Tryout Q and As

Lauren Azevedo and Alexis Perno

February 22, 2020

Lacrosse Lacrosse tryouts were Monday, Jan 27 through Thursday, Jan 29 at Dad’s Stadium.    Q: How have you been preparing to try out?  A: I’ve been conditioning and going to Anderson Fields which is a lacrosse field and playing and running with my friends.   Q: What made yo...

A new decade for baseball

A new decade for baseball

Ari Dolgin, Staffer

February 19, 2020

After waiting for three and a half months, the 2020 baseball season is finally here. Teams are done making their big moves to begin their quest for a World Series Championship. After all the moves have been made, here are my predictions for the season.    AL East  New York Yankees (106-56)  Tampa Bay Rays (91-71)  Boston Red Sox (83-79)  Toronto Blue Jays (76-86)  Baltimore Orio...

Athlete of the week: Jean Luma

Athlete of the week: Jean Luma

Samantha Macuare, Staffer

February 10, 2020

Q: How did you get started playing basketball? How long have you been playing?  A: I’ve been playing since I was in second grade, I was just always playing sports and I just fell in love with basketball.  Q: Why do you play basketball?  A: It was the most interesting and I was just be...

Athlete of the week: Silvia Farfante

Athlete of the week: Silvia Farfante

Samantha Macuare, Staffer

January 29, 2020

  Sophomore and varsity basketball guard Silvia Farfante has been playing basketball her whole life thanks to her brother’s inspiration. Even though Farfante doesn’t know if she will continue playing throughout college, she’s been a part of the varsity team for two years.  Q: Why...

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