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Athlete of the Week: John Prudhoe

Athlete of the Week: John Prudhoe

Samantha Macuare, Staffer

January 22, 2020

John Michael Prudhoe is a sophomore wrestler who started wrestling his freshman year. Prudhoe enjoys wrestling and the discipline it’s taught him.  Q: How did you get started playing your sport? How long have you been doing it?  A: So my friend just asked me if I wanted to do wrestling and I knew ...

Athlete of the week: Isabella Gonzalez

Athlete of the week: Isabella Gonzalez

Samantha Macuare, Staffer

January 15, 2020

Q: What is your favorite part/aspect of the sport?  A: I love being able to play with my friends and have fun while still being able to compete and win games. Being part of a sport is great because you get to work out while having a good time with your teammates   Q: How has the sport sh...

Lindsey Meyer Q and A

Lindsey Meyer Q and A

Lauren Azevedo, Staffer

January 14, 2020

Q: How long ago did you join crew?  A: I did it in middle school, starting in 6th grade, continuing to do it throughout high school.   Q: What made you want to join crew?  A: My sister did crew. She was a lightweight rower and I saw her row and I thought that looked cool. I got inj...

Athlete of the week: Hayden Stern

Athlete of the week: Hayden Stern

Samantha Macuare, Staffer

January 7, 2020

Q: How did you get started playing your sport? How long have you been playing?  A: I started playing basketball when I was seven for my church’s kids basketball league. Playing sports is practically a requirement for my family, so basketball was just one of the many things I tried as a kid. I ended up liking it the...

Back on the court

Back on the court

Samantha Macuare, Staffer

December 12, 2019

After months of practicing, the varsity basketball team finally hit the court on Tuesday, Dec. 3 for their first game of the season.    “It went pretty well,” senior Izzy Shein said. “There's still more for us to work on but it was good to start the season off with a win. We were best at working together and coming together at the end to ge...

Athlete of the Week: Hayden Judge

Athlete of the Week: Hayden Judge

Samantha Macuare, Staffer

December 12, 2019

Q: How did you get started playing your sport? How long have you been playing? A: “I started playing soccer because my dad influenced me to because he grew up in England where soccer is a well-known sport. I’ve been playing since I was three and I haven’t stopped playing ever since.”  Q: What is yo...

Athlete of the Week: Trevor Haire

Athlete of the Week: Trevor Haire

Lauren Azevedo, Staffer

December 9, 2019

Q: How did you get involved in football?  A: “So, I was playing soccer and I just thought I would try it out. I used to go to a different school, and I asked the coach if they had a spot (on the football team) and they said I could try it out. I got into football by quitting soccer and getting into football full t...

From Season to States

From Season to States

Samantha Macuare, Staffer

December 3, 2019

It’s a sunny Florida day, and there are fans ringing a lush green field to cheer on groups of athletes who compete in contests of strength and agility. There’s something unique about these contests and these athletes: they are participants in the long-running program Special Olympics.  Special ...

Athlete of the Week: Arden Friar

Athlete of the Week: Arden Friar

Samantha Macuare, Staffer

December 2, 2019

Q: How did you get started playing your sport? How long have you been playing?  A: “I first started playing when I was ten because my aunt played in college and I would always play with her as a kid. I really enjoyed it because it was such a fun game and all you need is a ball.  Q: What is your favorite part...

All out, all season

All out, all season

Julia Wolfe, Staffer

November 21, 2019

It’s two o’clock on Nov. 9, and the semi-final volleyball game against Hagerty High School is about to start. Last year, the girls defeated Hagerty in the region final. This year, however, the girls took a 3-0 loss, ending their season.   Despite the loss, several players said they had a good season and enjoyed the time the team had together. This year the girls ranked number 12 in the entire state of Florida.   “It was a...

#5Strong

#5Strong

Kate Caranante, Sports Editor

November 20, 2019

There was something slightly different about the starting linebackers on Friday, Oct. 4 as the varsity football team took on Steinbrenner High School.  When senior linebacker Ben Hestorff took to the field, he was not wearing his normal number 24 jersey, he was wearing number five. Jersey n...

Racing to the finish

Racing to the finish

Hartley Hill, Copy Editor

November 19, 2019

At the break of day Nov. 9, the girls cross country team approached the start line of the FHSAA 4A state championship meet with the anticipation of a back-to-back state title riding on their shoulders.   Unfortunately, the team fell short of a potential 12th state title and placed sixth out of 32 teams, a...

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