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Sophomore guard Jah Nze pulling up on the top of the key vs Winter Springs. He was one of seven athletes honored at the day.

Athletes recognized at Breakfast of Champions

May 25, 2020

In previous years, the Breakfast of Champions is held at the Lake Mary Events Center with a breakfast and a ceremony for the best athletes in the county. Now, they must resort to Facebook Live. On Thursday, May 21, Seminole County hosted a “Day of...

Missing more than the game

Missing more than the game

April 17, 2020

Senior outfielder Grace Germer has had a roller coaster softball career. From playing baseball with boys until she was 7 to travel softball, winning a state title, almost quitting, to a senior season comeback where she has been the leading batter for...

Junior pitcher Trent Caples pitches in a 3-0 win against Oviedo on March 13. The win was the last game any sports team played since COVID-19 shut down schools and sports.

School teams playing wait-and-see for spring seasons

April 5, 2020

The postponed season for spring sports teams is another example of the second and third order effects of COVID-19. On Friday, March 13, after Hagerty defeated Oviedo 3-0 the final baseball game was played in march, all Hagerty sports  were postpo...

Junior Colby Mang, despite being a main offensive component to his team, Mang also guards the defense. Mang is inspired and motivated by his favorite player, Brayden Point from Tampa Bay Lightning.

That’s the goal

March 18, 2020

After permeating the air with the smell of spray-on sunscreen and guzzling cases of water and Gatorade,Florida athletes get used to temperatures reaching the ninetys and the sun out in full force. Football players jogging across the field, swimmers with...

Junior Jackson Schwerdt performs an ollie, a popular trick many skateboarders learn. He usually practiced a few times a week for a couple hours.

Pride of the ride

March 16, 2020

When he was still in middle school, sophomore Vincent Connelly often hung out with his older brother and his skater friends. Spending so much time with them, and being an impressionable younger sibling that looked up to his brother, Connelly quickly p...

Senior Christian Hofer faces off against Oviedo player at the game on March 5, 2020. Hagerty loss the game 6-8.

Next level

March 12, 2020

During spring break of freshman year, senior Christian Hofer ran down the field, with 10 seconds left in overtime. Sophomore Landon Spangenburg inbounded the ball from behind the net. As Hofer approached the net, Spangenburdg fed him on crease, and Hofer...

Midfielder, Collin Bruno goes in for the ground ball in the first half. Bruno won possession and advanced the offensive play.

Boys lacrosse loses to Oviedo

March 11, 2020

Halfway through the first quarter, midfielder Christian Hofer drove down the right alley, took a diving shot and finished on the ground. The ball launched from his stick and ripped to the bottom right corner between the goalie's legs. It was a crowd pleasing...

Michael Grinstead plays in a water polo game last season. He scored seven goals against Oviedo on March 6, but it wasn't enough in a 13-18 loss.

Boys water polo falls short to Oviedo

March 10, 2020

With two minutes left in the game, weak flat Michael Grinstead swam past the defense, putting the ball in the back of the net for his seventh goal of the match-up, but it was not enough. On Friday, March 6, the boys water polo team lost to rivals Oviedo...

Ryan Carroll holds the runner close to first in the Tuesday game against Winter Springs.

Varsity baseball falls to Seminole

March 7, 2020

Varsity baseball came close to a win against state champion Seminole this Tuesday, but fell 3-2 in a action-packed game. Hagerty scored first as first baseman Ryan Carroll got on base in the first inning and pitcher Jackson Grabsky made the hit to...

Defender Kienan Desguin helps clear the ball, preventing Seminole from any scoring position. The boys lacrosse dominated Seminole 12-5 in a district match-up.

Boys lacrosse team dominates Seminole

March 6, 2020

With 2:30 left in the game, forward Christian Hofer outran the defense to score from just outside the net, giving him his sixth goal of the game. Hofer was just one of the players who helped the boys lacrosse team dominate Seminole at home 12-5 in...

Freshman Laurel Scott defending against Pope High School. The team won the game 12-6.

Girls lacrosse starts season strong

February 28, 2020

A highly rated team from Georgia and one of the top programs in Florida – girls lacrosse had an opening weekend to remember.  On Feb. 21, the girls lacrosse team beat Pope (GA) High School 12-6 at home in their first game of the season. It was...

Sindone coaching baserunners during a mound visit in the game against Jefferson. They beat the 2018 state champions 2-1.

Sindone seizes golden opportunity

February 24, 2020

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