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Senior Lucas Sedin-Chan shoots the ball against Plants rivals, Robinson high school. Chan plays striker for Plants boys varsity soccer team and helped them add another win to their record last Thursday night.

Boys and girls hold soccer senior nights

Salena Kahassai, Editor In Chief January 20, 2022

On Jan. 7 and Jan. 11, the girls and boys soccer team commemorated their seniors with a senior night ceremony.    The boys team played a rivalry game against Robinson on Jan. 11 and won, 4-1.    “Playing...

Forming a Y-pose with a smile on her face, Freshman Katherine Touger is held up by Senior Reagan Williams and a few other of her teammates as Plant Cheer Performed at Sussman Gym. Plant Cheer came in first place out of the eight teams competing on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022.

Plant cheer qualifies for Western conference finals

Hyatt Criser, Sports Editor January 12, 2022

On Wednesday, Jan. 5, at 8:06, the Plant cheer team performed in front of the Plant community at Sussman gym. They were competing against seven other local high school teams for a spot in the Western Conference...

Wander Franco signed with the Tampa Bay Rays for 11 years, read more below.

Wander Franco signs with Tampa Bay Rays

Giada Moralejo, Staffer December 14, 2021

Wander Franco is a rookie on the Tampa Bay Rays. He joined the team just this year; he has a record-breaking contract at only 20 years old. Over the next 11 years, he will make $183 million or more. Making...

Bouncing the ball, junior William Willard is at the free-throw line, adding to his teams points. Willard had 27 points, four assists, and four steals.

Boys basketball defeats Steinbrenner

Hyatt Criser, Sports Editor December 8, 2021

Plant Boys Basketball started the season 3-0 with their latest win against Steinbrenner on Friday, Dec. 3. The game was at the Plant gymnasium and began at 7 p.m. The Panther’s performance acquired a...

Running, senior Joe Anderson gets ready to kick the ball.  Anderson is senior and this is his fourth year on the varsity team.

Soccer season opening week photo gallery

Salena Kahassai and Alex Gillen November 30, 2021

With the start of soccer season, the boys and girls soccer teams defeated Newsome and Durant in their first games of the season. The teams opened their seasons at home, playing at Dad's Stadium.            

The Plant panthers all celebrating after winning the class 7A volleyball championship game. Everyone was smiling after their 3-2 victory again Windermere.

Plant claims the Class 7A State Title

Hyatt Criser, Sports Editor November 29, 2021

The Plant Panther's volleyball team played Windermere on Nov. 18 at the Suncoast Credit Union Arena, where they competed for a state title. After Windermere won the first set, 23-25, the panthers gained...

Flipping midair, senior Maxwell Rolla-Mullins competed in the state finals for swim and dive on Nov. 12-14. Plant had many swimmers/divers compete in the meet.

Plant Swim and Dive competes at State Finals

Hyatt Criser, Sports Editor November 19, 2021

On Nov. 12-14, the PHS Swim and Dive Team sent their fastest swimmers to the state finals meet, which was held in Stuart Fl. and comprised of 47 teams across the state. Senior Maxwell Rolla-Mullis was...

Serving the ball, junior Jennifer Rayburn defeated Venice with the rest of the girls varsity volleyball team to claim the title of regional champions. They will compete against Doral Academy Nov. 13 in state semis.

Volleyball team wins regionals

Hyatt Criser, Sports Editor November 11, 2021

On Thursday, Nov. 6, PHS Varsity Girls Volleyball defeated Venice to become Regional Champions. The game took place in Venice, however, the Gold Rush and the Panther Nation followed to witness their team’s...

Running, junior Tatum Tishler attempts to further the ball from her opponent. The girls soccer team won their first game against Durant High School 5-4, Nov. 9.

Boys and girls soccer defeat Durant in season opener

Salena Kahassai, Editor In Chief November 10, 2021

In the first game of the season, both the boys and girls varsity soccer teams defeated Durant High School on Nov. 9 at Dad's Stadium. After a successful 2020-21 season, the teams had high hopes going...

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