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Pate’s three advances basketball over top-seed Oviedo

Pate’s three advances basketball over top-seed Oviedo

February 14, 2020

photo by Juliana Joyner Senior Tyler Pate grabs a rebound in a game against Winter Springs. Pate hit the game-winning three in Wednesday's win over Oviedo. A buzzer-beating, 3-point corner shot from senior guard Tyler Pate led to a 38-35 win over top-seed Oviedo, and the team will now advanc...

All business: Cheer redemption at Nationals

All business: Cheer redemption at Nationals

February 10, 2020

In January, the cheerleading team felt they were robbed. Beaten by rival Bartram Trail, the team finished second in the FHSAA 2A Large Varsity regional and state titles. But, after a “business trip” to the ESPN Wide World of Sports, redemption never...

Boys soccer falls to Lake Nona

Boys soccer falls to Lake Nona

February 6, 2020

A season of heavy turnovers and  unexpected success ended on Feb. 5 for the boys soccer team as they lost their district semifinal game to Lake Nona 1-0. Nine shots were attempted during the game with two each from forwards Parker Wickizer, Brandon Adams ...

Girls basketball falls to Timber Creek

Noah Kemper, sports editor

January 16, 2020

Toward the end of the second quarter, center Ainsley Watson stopped a fast break after blocking back to back shots, gaining momentum for the girls team. On Wednesday, Jan. 8, the girls basketball team fell short at home against Timber Creek 58-21. In the first quarter, the girls basketball team could not score much, but the defense kept it close early on. The girls defense set up multiple full court presses, forcing Timber Creek to turn the ball over. At the end of...

Girls weightlifting defeats Lyman on senior night

Noah Kemper, Staff Reporter

December 19, 2019

On senior night the girls weightlifting team placed first in 12 of 14 weight classes, easily defeating Lyman on Thursday, Dec. 11. With family members in attendance, the 11 seniors received goodie bags, sashes and flowers before the 4 p.m. match, and seniors shared post-graduation plans and favorite memories. After the celebration, the team got down to business, and junior Emma Ducharme led off the competition in the 110-pound weight class with a 100-pound bench press...

Boys soccer starts season on a hot streak

December 19, 2019

Going into the season, the boys soccer team never thought that seven games into the season they would only have one loss.  Last year, many of the graduating seniors were good leaders and the team thought that it would be hard to replace them. But, players from every part of the field have stepped up and are big contributors to win after win. The chemistry seen on the field is one of a team that has been playing together and running the same plays for years.  They ...

Boys basketball looks to rebound

Boys basketball looks to rebound

December 16, 2019

Missed free throws, blocked lay-ups, poor shots—after an 0-3 start to the regular season, including a loss to Oviedo, the boys’ basketball team was looking for solutions. The team had to change the scoring dynamic after losing three seniors and...

Brantley beats girls soccer, 3-0

Brantley beats girls soccer, 3-0

December 13, 2019

After a cross into the six-yard box, right wing Reagan Fitzgerald fought for a header against Lake Brantley defender Katharine Sands, ending up grazing the bottom of the post and missing the point. In a nonconference matchup on Tuesday, Dec. 11, the...

12 athletes sign during NCAA signing day

12 athletes sign during NCAA signing day

November 20, 2019

On Tuesday, Nov. 19, the auditorium was filled with students, family and coaches to support the 12 athletes from signing to colleges in the National Collegiate Athletic Association ceremony.  The state championship girls volleyball team claimed five of the twelve athletes on the list. Jessica Buis committed to University...

Volleyball wins state title

Volleyball wins state title

November 17, 2019

The team walked onto the court in a single file line. “Sicko Mode” by Travis Scott roared in the background, along with the cheers of the 33 students who had made the four-and-a-half hour bus ride to watch the girls volleyball team play in the sta...

Girls soccer loses close match to Lyman

Girls soccer loses close match to Lyman

November 15, 2019

After a perfectly placed pass from midfielder Siara Youngblood just outside the left side of the box, forward Rachel Pyro shot the ball past the goalkeeper and scored the first goal for the girls varsity soccer team, but it was not enough.  The gir...

Volleyball wins 3-0 to advance to state finals

Volleyball wins 3-0 to advance to state finals

November 11, 2019

The entire student section was on their feet, each holding up one finger. The score was 24-17 in the third game, and Hagerty had won the previous two. Only one point stood in the way of sweeping third-ranked Plant High School and advancing to the state...

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