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Football holds off Lake Minneola for district win

Quarterback Sammy Cordero evades Lake Minneola tacklers on one of his 20 carries. Cordero scored twice in the varsity team's 35-28 victory over Lake Minneola.

Bryson Turner, Online Editor

September 19, 2018

The varsity football team began district play Friday night with a close road victory, 35-28, against Lake Minneola. Quarterback Sammy Cordero again led the team in rushing, getting 139 yards on 20 carries and scoring twice, while also completing three of eight passes for 101 yards. Wingback D.J. McCunney...

Football falls to Lions

Defensive back Ian Watts goes for a tackle on Oviedo receiver Matt Rucker. Though Watts kept the team in the game with good defense and a 97-yard kickoff return for a touchdown, the varsity team lost to the Lions, 44-23.

Bryson Turner, Online Editor

September 11, 2018

The varsity football team kept within one score of Oviedo for most of Friday night’s game at Sam Momary Stadium, but after two rushing touchdowns by Oviedo’s Keonte Coffie in the late third and early fourth quarters, the game got out of reach, and the team lost to Oviedo, 44-23. Quarterback Sammy C...

Freshman and JV football fall to rival

Wide receiver Porthos Sattler blitzes on the Oviedo quarterback. The JV team lost to Oviedo, 27-14

Hannah Hadelman, Staff Reporter

September 11, 2018

Both freshman and JV football were geared up and ready for rivalry week, but it was the freshman team's second game and JV's first and both teams made mistakes. On Thursday, Sept. 6 both teams fell to Oviedo: freshman lost 27-14 and JV lost 34-14. Freshman football started with a lead by two points...

Girls volleyball loses rivalry week match to Oviedo

The team rallies after a point was scored. Hagerty lost 3-0.

Michael Gibson, Sports Editor

September 7, 2018

On Thursday of Rivalry Week, the girls volleyball team faced off against Oviedo as students packed the stands to see two of the top teams in the state battle it out. Hagerty, previously 3-0, tried to stay undefeated but could not find their rhythm as they lost 3-0. In the first match, Oviedo jumped out to a quick 1...

Hometown Showdown caps off Rivalry Week

Running back Jordan Gilbert stiff arms a tackler during last year's game against Oviedo. The varsity team lost 48-27. This year's game will be on Sept. 7 at 7 p.m.

Bryson Turner, Online Editor

September 4, 2018

There are three things that every student, regardless of grade, looks forward to every year: homecoming, the last day of school, and any big game versus Oviedo. The varsity football team will face Oviedo in Sam Momary Stadium Friday at 7 p.m. Dubbed the Hometown Showdown, the annual rivalry game...

Softball shuts out Oakleaf for 8A state title

The varsity softball team shut out Oakleaf, 1-0, to earn their first ever state title on May 24.

Bryson Turner and Osean Ronan

May 25, 2018

The varsity softball team won the program’s first-ever state championship in a 1-0 game against top-ranked Oakleaf, who was also ranked sixth in the nation and had not been shut out since March 2017. The deciding run was scored in the top of the seventh off a ball that ricocheted off third base,...

Getty wins Athletic Director of the year

Athletic Director Jay Getty dances at the senior skit. Relating to students is only one of his many attributes that contributed to this award.

Michael Gibson, Sports Editor

May 25, 2018

On Wednesday, May 16, athletes and athletic directors from schools across Seminole County, met for the Breakfast of Champions. One player from each sport was awarded player of the year, which included junior Katie Williams (lacrosse) and seniors Courtney O’Dea (cheerleading), Ethan Brewer (football...

Strickle jumps into third at state meet

Jumper Jacob Strickle sprints down the runway at long jump. Strickle placed third in states.

Michael Gibson, Sports Editor

May 25, 2018

After a sixth place finish at the 4AR1 championships, most people would not be moving onto states. Typically only the top four advance, but this is not the case for jumper Jacob Strickle. Although he placed sixth, he secured one of the eight at-large bids and qualified for the state finals at the University...

Regional return

Catcher Robby Post takes a swing at a pitch during the team's home game against Lake Howell on April 4. The team went on to win the game, 9-5.

Bryson Turner, Online Editor

May 21, 2018

The varsity baseball team trudged off the field at Winter Springs, having been shut out for the first time all season against Lake Howell in the district championship, 5-0. “I was upset with myself that I didn’t pitch as good as I could have,” starting pitcher Luke Babineau said. “A lot of...

Girls lax to play in final four Thursday

In the district final against Winter Park, sophomore Renee Campbell attacks the defense. The team won the title, 15-8, one of seven straight wins leading up to Thursday's state semifinal against Lake Highland.

Noah Kemper

May 10, 2018

The varsity girls lacrosse team will play in a state semifinal matchup against Lake Highland on Thursday, May 10 at 6 p.m. This is the farthest the team has ever advanced, and the biggest win so far was a regional finals victory against Oak Hall on May 3. In that game, it did not take long for the girls...

Softball looks for playoff revenge

Senior Ashley Worrell pitches against Winter Springs in the district championship on Thursday, April 26. The team lost 8-6, but has a chance to play Winter Springs again in the second round of the regional playoffs.

May 1, 2018

At the bottom of the tenth inning against Winter Springs, the varsity softball team was down by two with two outs, but runners stood on first and second. This time, the storybook ending did not happen, and on Thursday, March 26, the team lost 8-6 in the district finals at Christy Tibbits-Bryce Field. The...

Track runs into districts

Jumper Vecarie Pettis jumps in the Highlander Invitational.

Michael Gibson, Sports Editor

April 16, 2018

This year was supposed to be a rebuilding year. The athletes of girls and boys track and field knew they were going to have to step up. They did just that; putting new faces on the top of leaderboards every week, the boys and girls track and field teams both finished out the season placing fifth at...

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