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Senior Eliel Martinez Settles In at FHS

Senior Eliel Martinez Settles In at FHS

Matt Bogdanoff, Freedom High School

April 20, 2018


Filed under Sports

Moving to a different school is already a challenge in itself. However, moving 1,200 miles from Puerto Rico to Tampa is a challenge no one is prepared to face. Senior Eliel Martinez was tasked with overcoming this obstacle after Hurricane Irma swept through his hometown of Gurabo in Puerto Rico, leaving...

Sophomore Maggie Brawley is not afraid to “play like a girl”

Sophomore Maggie Brawley is not afraid to “play like a girl”

B Antonenko, Parkway West High School

April 20, 2018


Filed under Sports

Joining the team with a seven-year hockey career, sophomore Maggie Brawley is currently the only female member of the West non-school sponsored hockey team. “Playing with guys is fun. They’re not afraid to get in there and be aggressive,” Brawley said. “We’re a team and that’s all that...

Got to keep their heads in the grades

Got to keep their heads in the grades

Peter Dang, James Bowie High School

April 17, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Student first, athlete second those are four of the most common words student athletes hear from their coaches. In order to participate in games, student athletes must be passing all of their classes with at least a 70. However, some sports require student athletes to miss school to play sports. Sports...

The real competition for indoor track: Is it an official sport?

The real competition for indoor track: Is it an official sport?

Autiana Easley, Carlisle High School

April 16, 2018


Filed under Sports

On Sunday, February 25, CHS’s Indoor Track team ranked 7th in States at Penn State University, the first time in Carlisle’s Indoor Track history. Indoor Track actually isn’t new to CHS, and while most people have heard of it throughout the second half of the school year, this year is the first...

The Woman’s Lacrosse Helmet Controversy

The Woman’s Lacrosse Helmet Controversy

Kelly Hazlett, Satellite High School

April 2, 2018


Filed under Sports

Women’s lacrosse, a non-contact sport, has been criticized by what some view as a lack of equipment. This call for an equipment modification is due to an increase in concussions. The Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) decided to take action by implementing a helmet requirement rule. This...

Wrestling with gender equality

Wrestling with gender equality

Maddie Meyers, Kirkwood High School

March 31, 2018


Filed under Sports

With a punch, her opponent threw her to the ground. As blood gushed from her mouth, Emma Schreiber, freshman, got up even stronger. She did a roll, pinning her opponent on the mat. The match was hers. As the only female member of the KHS wrestling team, Emma looks forward to overcoming obstacles like...

Tyrone Grad Flying High at The U

Tyrone Grad Flying High at The U

Asher Christine & Jacob Meredith, Tyrone Area High School

March 29, 2018


Filed under Sports

The best high jumper and one of the most outstanding athletes to attend Tyrone High School, 2016 grad Erika Voyzey, is entering her second year as the number one high jumper for the defending ACC Indoor champion University of Miami Hurricanes. Last weekend she placed fifth at the 2018 ACC Indoor Championships...

Long-time fans return for weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway

Long-time fans return for weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway

Kyle Soto, Starr's Mill High School

March 28, 2018


Filed under Sports

The weekend inches closer as anticipation flourishes. Fans pour into the infield, as others set up their campsites for the weekend. Some fans have ventured to the Atlanta Motor Speedway for years to watch NASCAR while others are newer fans. Regardless of how much time these fans have invested into watching...