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A Dozen Dubs

Posing with their state championship trophy, the girls cross country team stands together at Apalachee Regional Park in Tallahassee, FL on Nov. 10. They brought home their 12th state title under the coaching of Roy Harrison.
Harrison, girls' cross country win 12th state championship
January 7, 2021

Spiked up, adrenaline rushing and hearts racing, the girls’ cross country team toes the line at the FHSAA 4A State Championship meet. The next 20 minutes determining the final fate of their season, the...

Athlete of the week: Danny Weinberger

Kicking the ball, Junior Danny Weinberger prepares to pass the ball to his teammates. This year is Weinberger’s third year on the Plant boys' soccer team.
January 6, 2021

Q: “How did you get started playing your sport? How long have you been playing?”  A: “I started playing soccer when I was six years old at a club called RSL. I’ve been playing for 10 years...

Student signs letter of intent on National Signing Day

Looking out at his friends and family, senior Matthew Sherer prepares to sign his letter of intent. Sherer will be attending Lafayette College next fall.
December 17, 2020

Surrounded by his close friends and family, senior tackle Matthew Sherer signed his letter of intent Wednesday, Dec. 16 following an introduction by Athletic Director Lauren Otero and Head Coach Cyril...

Boys basketball falls to Alonso

Looking at the defender, junior point guard Jean Luma prepares to take a shot. The boys' basketball team was defeated by Alonso High School in their second game of the season.
December 10, 2020

After keeping it close in the first half, the boys’ basketball team let the lead get further out of reach in the second half, giving Alonso a 58-43 victory in the first district game of the season. “The...

Girls basketball defeats Alonso  

Looking down the court, senior point guard Nyla Jean heads toward the basket. The girls' basketball team has started their season with a record of 6-0.
December 9, 2020

On Tuesday, Dec. 8, the girls’ basketball team defeated Alonso High School 65-22, giving them an overall record of 6-0 and a district record of 2-0.   “I think your team's biggest strength is...

Athlete of the week: Claire Rain

Defending the ball, senior left back Claire Rain carries the ball downfield to the Wharton goal, Nov. 17 at Dad’s Stadium. The team defeated Wharton 3-0.
December 4, 2020

Q: How and why did you get started playing your sport?   A: “I started when I was four because my parents put me in every sport, and I liked soccer the best. Also, my mom played college soccer too.”  Q:...

2020 Association of Tennis Professionals Finals 

The ATP Finals is called the “fifth Grand Slam” by many tennis fans across the globe. With five different winners in the last five years, it is any of the eight contestant’s game to take the cup.
December 1, 2020

At the end of every year, the top eight men singles tennis players in the world compete in the Association of Tennis Professionals Finals. Held at the 02 Arena in London, United Kingdom, the ATP Finals...

Varsity football season comes to an end

Holding up his helmet, senior offensive lineman Rod Miller sings the alma mater after the game Friday, Nov. 13. The team finished the season with a record of 2-6.
November 19, 2020

As the bright lights of Dad’s Stadium were shut off on Friday, Nov. 13, members of the varsity football team could still be seen sitting on the field. Tears fell as the team’s season ended with a loss...

Students speak at signing day ceremony

Holding the microphone soccer player Lauren Webster announces she will be attending Meredith College next fall. Three other members of the girls' soccer team also signed letters of intent on Tuesday, Nov. 17.
November 18, 2020

Lined up along the track Tuesday, Nov. 17, fifteen seniors waited to announce where they would be attending college to continue their athletic careers.  Normally held in the media center, the signing...

Varsity football prepares for play-in game

Running toward the end zone, senior wide reciever Ray DeSanto runs back the opening kickoff. DeSanto scored the varsity football team's only touchdown of the game.
November 13, 2020

After falling 52-6 to Lakewood High School on Friday, Nov. 6, the varsity football team is turning their focus towards the playoffs.  “To get a chance at making a run in the playoffs means a lot...

Volleyball advances to State Semifinals

Lifting up her arms, sophomore Jade Bedell celebrates while playing Steinbrenner High School on Tuesday, Sept. 22. The team advanced to the State Semifinals after defeating Vero Beach High School.
November 6, 2020

On Saturday, Oct. 31 the volleyball team defeated Vero Beach High School, making them the FHSAA Volleyball Class 7A-4 Regional Champions.   “My favorite part of this season was definitely the game...

Varsity football makes big plays to defeat Alonso

Holding out the ball, junior wide receiver Peter Essad reaches for the end zone. The varsity football team defeated Alonso High School on Friday, Oct. 30 giving them their second win of the season.
November 5, 2020

As the offense took the field down by one point with two minutes to go in the game, the phrase “make big plays baby” could be heard from the stands as a fan cheered on the team.   “We were thinking...

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