Best of SNO High School Edition

Trouble with Turf

Trouble with Turf

Fernando Fernandez, Legacy High School

February 12, 2016


Filed under Sports

Senior Brittany Holt, goalkeeper for the girls’ soccer team, dives for the ball and takes a hard fall to the abrasive turf. The save was successful but she had to deal with a pain in her ear throughout the remainder of the game. Over all the excitement of the game, she forgot about the pain until later...

When the clock runs out

When the clock runs out

Isabel Hanewicz, Robinson High School

February 2, 2016


Filed under Sports

Jack Peters Field, Monday, 3 p.m. On one end, the girls soccer team practices shooting and penalty kicks, preparing for Tuesday’s regional semifinal game against Osceola. On the other end, there’s the boys soccer team. Some kick the ball around behind the net, others play a game on the field. Head...

Six seconds of fame

Six seconds of fame

Izzie Ramirez, McKinney Boyd High School

January 26, 2016


Filed under Sports

One. Two. Three. Four. Five. Six. Six seconds. That’s the length of the Vine video, which sparked worldwide recognition for junior and varsity soccer player Michael Lewis. Last Tuesday, the Broncos played against the Frisco Wakeland Warriors. They were tied 1-1, thanks to Lewis’ flip throw-in ...

Olympic star shows skill in Special Olympics

Olympic star shows skill in Special Olympics

Mitchell Albers, Orono High School

January 22, 2016


Filed under Sports

Becoming a star in Orono Schools is no easy task. But for Pierce Pennaz, being a star is a daily event. Pierce is an athlete with Down Syndrome, and has been shining brighter than anyone else in his experience playing in the Special Olympics. For every single cell in the human body, there is a nucleus....

The best that never was

The best that never was

Reese Anderson, Kirkwood High School

January 19, 2016


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Michael Jordan and Dr. Michael Havener are more alike than you think. Despite a generous difference in height and net worth (Jordan is 6’6” and estimatedly worth $1,000,000,000, according to Forbes), high school played a defining role in their respective athletic careers. Jordan attended Emsley...

Gables swimming attends GMACs

Gables swimming attends GMACs

Robert DeDonatis, Coral Gables Senior High School

January 5, 2016


Filed under Sports

On Thursday, Oct. 8, Gables and multiple other high schools ventured to The Greater Miami Athletic Conference (GMAC) meet. It was a somewhat gloomy event; our girl Cavaliers took home a satisfying fifth place and the boys took home a lackluster tenth. During the meet, the Cavaliers seemed to struggle...

Head-on collision

Head-on collision

Mary Catherine Wells, Lovejoy ISD

December 17, 2015


Filed under Sports

It was a Tuesday morning, practice as usual, as the color guard warmed up to start rehearsing their halftime routine. It was all normal. Elizabeth Hannah, senior and a member of the team, spun her flag. It was all normal. The warm-up procedure was the same as every day. It was all normal. But then...

Farrar, Farrar, Farrar

Farrar, Farrar, Farrar

Vanessa Morales, Charter Oak High School

December 8, 2015


Filed under Features, Sports

“I wanted to be a doctor,” Lou Farrar, head football coach, said when asked about his storied career. But Coach Lou’s history with Charter Oak High School began before he started coaching and now continues for three generations. Instead of becoming a doctor, Coach Lou was recruited to coach...