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Setter Emily Lawrence, libero Alondra Garcia and others celebrate during the Plant game on Oct. 22. The team won in three sets.

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...

The varsity girls volleyball team celebrates after beating Lyman 3-2. The team will play Saturday, Nov. 9 against Plant High for a chance to get to the state final.

Volleyball takes regional title

November 7, 2019

The varsity volleyball team won an exhilarating match against the No. 2 ranked Lyman Greyhounds on Tuesday, Nov. 5, defeating them 3-2 (22-25, 25-17, 23-25, 25-21, 15-9). “We had a lot of energy and a lot of emotion. We were just really happy to...

On the flip side

On the flip side

November 6, 2019

When 3-year-old Sierra Dos Santos started doing floor rolls and tricks at her friend’s birthday party, her parents knew that she had fallen in love with gymnastics. “Everything was so natural when I was young,” Dos Santos said. “But as I got...

At the All-American jersey ceremony, Jacob Zuhr gives a speech thanking everyone for supporting him after receiving his jersey.

Zuhr receives All-American jersey

November 6, 2019

The auditorium was packed with students cheering and chanting Jacob Zuhr’s name while he was presented his All-American jersey. During the presentation, principal Robert Frasca, and head coach Wes Allen spoke about Zuhr and his achievements before awa...

The varsity team sings the Alma Mater after the game. After being tied 10-10 at the half, Oviedo scored twice in the second half to win 24-10.

Varsity football falls to Oviedo

October 28, 2019

With four seconds left in the first half, kicker Brandon Adams nailed a career long 46-yard field goal to tie the score at 10-10 leading into halftime against Oviedo. On Friday, Oct. 25, the varsity football team fell short to rival Oviedo in a 24-...

Senior Emily Lawrence sets the ball to Nyasha Mafarachisi against Plant City. The team would win, 3-0.

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 celebrates a five-set win against Leon on senior night on Friday, Oct. 11.  Leon, the team that beat Hagerty in the state semifinals two years ago, was ranked number one in the state before losing to Hagerty.

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...

Sophomore center Chase Horne prepares to snap the ball to junior quarterback J.J. Baird

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...

Junior Grace Truong runs the ball down the field in pursuit by a senior middle player. This play resulted in the juniors second touchdown.

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...

Aidan Kramer warms up on the driving range before the match against DeLand.

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,”...

Senior Trenton Redding on the carry down the right sideline during the second quarter of the game.

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...

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