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Volleyball wins fifth consecutive district title

Volleyball wins fifth consecutive district title

October 17, 2019

For the fifth consecutive year, the girls varsity volleyball team established their dominance at the 7A District 4 Championship on Oct. 16 over Timber Creek, 3-1(25-16, 25-17, 22-25, 25-22). The new district did not present any trouble as they finished...

Girls varsity volleyball stuns top ranked Leon 

Girls varsity volleyball stuns top ranked Leon 

October 16, 2019

After a clean sweep by Oviedo the night before, the girls volleyball team bounced back to beat top seed Leon with a stunning 3-2 victory on Friday Oct.11th. With the score 25-24 in the final set, the girls volleyball team saved the ball from hittin...

Varsity football wins homecoming thriller

Varsity football wins homecoming thriller

October 13, 2019

With two minutes left in the final quarter, the varsity football team was behind 14-13. The team needed to score and they needed to do it fast. Then, 30 seconds left a pass to senior wide receiver Shomaree Blake from junior quarterback J.J. Baird, led the tea...

Juniors defeat seniors for first time in Powderpuff history

Juniors defeat seniors for first time in Powderpuff history

October 11, 2019

Sprinting down the field,  all eyes on her, junior Ally Bortz made a risky interception with two minutes left in the last quarter, and then she assisted in the 75-yard winning touchdown by fellow junior Daryn Miller. The juniors who were down 17-15, beat t...

Varsity football learns new language

Varsity football learns new language

September 30, 2019

With one minute left in the half, running back D.J. McCunney caught a pass from quarterback J.J. Baird, scoring a touchdown from the 25 yard line and increasing the lead 14-0 against Gateway high school. Against Lake Howell, two and a half minutes...

Legend in the making

Legend in the making

September 30, 2019

A summer in De Pere, Wisconsin was all it took for two-year-old Aidan Kramer to find his passion. In an afternoon with his dad at the driving range, Kramer developed an instant love for the game of golf. “When I was young, I wouldn’t watch cartoons,”...

Varsity football dominates Gateway in home opener

Varsity football dominates Gateway in home opener

September 2, 2019

The stands were packed as the varsity football team took the field for their home opener against Gateway on Friday, Aug. 30. Fans were eager to catch a glimpse of the spread offense under new head coach Wes Allen. A spread offense typically consists...

Volleyball wins first home game of the season

Volleyball wins first home game of the season

August 25, 2019

The time was 8:19 and the score was 24-23, the game was currently 2-0, tensions were high. Plant City hits the ball onto Hagerty’s side of the court, junior libero Alondra Garcia digs the ball, giving it to right senior setter Emily Lawrence. Lawren...

Varsity football survives in final seconds

Varsity football survives in final seconds

August 19, 2019

Only 13 seconds left, the game on the line 24-23. The only thing that stood in the way of a varsity football victory was two yards. As the ball was snapped, the defense stood tall and stopped East River at the one-yard line, winning the first game of...

Greene selected fifth in MLB Draft

June 5, 2019

On Monday, June 3, outfielder Riley Greene was selected fifth overall in the MLB Draft by the Detroit Tigers. By signing with Detroit, he will earn a $6.2 million signing bonus. “This feeling is something that you can’t explain,” Greene said....

Baseball competes in National tournament

Baseball competes in National tournament

April 8, 2019

The varsity baseball team competed in USA Baseball’s annual National High School Invitational Tournament last week in Cary, North Carolina. The team advanced to the quarterfinals of the 16-team tournament, beating Christian Brothers (TN) 11-1, but...

First team SAC member announced March 1st

First team SAC member announced March 1st

March 14, 2019

On March 1st, the Seminole Athletic Conference first team members were announced. The athletes selected stood out and represented their sport and team. The sports students represented included soccer, basketball, weightlifting, and wrestling. The firs...

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