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Proud captain, Wiliam Altamirano, cheers on his teammates at the annual Cavalier Wrestling scrimmage.

From Amateur Wrestler to Captain, William Altamirano Leads his Crew

Lorena Acevedo, Staff Writer Feb 17, 2024

In the world of athletic altitude, many who walk the halls of Coral Gables Senior High find their place among friends and in their studies. For senior Wiliam Altamirano, nothing feels more like home than...

Forming a circle, the Cavalier soccer players stand together in their cleats. The captain encourage positive vibes and good game play during a pep talk.

Cavalier Girls Soccer Captains Lead a Total Team Effort

Beatrice Stampino-Strain, Staff Writer Jan 26, 2024

Working towards a successful season, the girls varsity soccer team is fueled by their togetherness, believing that each teammate is an important part of the process. There are four Cavaliers who pride...

Setting up the perfect scenario to pin her opponent, Willis attempts a claw up followed by a knee bend. These wrestling moves help her triumph in the first wrestling scrimmage of the 2023-2024 season.

Kamora Willis Discovers a Purpose Through Wrestling

Gianna Figueroa, Staff Writer Jan 17, 2024

Stepping foot into Coral Gables Senior High, one thing was clear in the mind of junior Kamora Willis. Determined to experience the thrill of a win and test her athletic abilities, she found herself tackling...

Coach Purcell stands besides his senior girls basketball captains feeling prideful and victorious.

Coach Purcell leads the Girl’s Basketball Team to Success

Barbara Teixeira and Irela Montelongo Dec 15, 2023

Charles Purcell has come to Gables with one goal in mind: taking the Lady Cavalier team to victory. Through team building drills and determination, he builds more than just a team dynamic, Purcell builds...

Starting off his Spanish River Invitational race strong, Roles-Fotso pushes through the pain. With a strong mindset, he was able to achieve a personal record on Sept. 23.

A Journey Through Cross-Country, Anthony Roles-Fotso Leads One Last Time

Santiago Rodriguez, Staff Writer Nov 30, 2023

As the end of the day bell chimes at 2:20 p.m., students stream to their after school activities. Drawing attention to the crowd with their athletic tops around the pavilion, a closer look entails the...

Senior Catalina Quinteros stands proudly at cross country regionals. She cherishes the moments that have brought her to her final races of the season.

Catalina Quinteros Says Goodbye to Gables Cross-Country After a Long Tenure

Kate Kuryla, Staff Writer Nov 16, 2023

Running since she was seven-years-old, senior Catalina Quinteros knows what it feels like to cross the finish line after a tough race. Inspired by her parents' athleticism, Quinteros has always harbored...

Flexing for the camera, Kamal remembers the steps he took in order to become a successful athlete.

Wrestler and Runner: Ziad Kamal Reaches his Goals with a Purpose

Barbara Teixeira and Andres Rodriguez Nov 7, 2023

Although barriers have and will continue to be placed in front of student-athletes, it only fuels the fire to accomplish the improbable. Junior Ziad Kamal embraces his difficult moments, whether it be...

On his own, Lorenzo Cantarel competed in a tournament where he won in 75 strokes, three strokes below par. The event took place on April 2, 2023 and was hosted in Coral Springs.

GMAC Champion Lorenzo Cantarel Aims for Opportunity in Golf

Gianna Figueroa, Staff Writer Nov 5, 2023

Experimenting with different sports such as soccer, rugby and golf throughout his childhood, junior Lorenzo Cantarel has certainly experienced different sports atmospheres. However, through thick and thin,...

Freshman Natasha serves up the ball against Westland Hialeah, during a home game.

A Superstar is Born, Freshman Natasha Macau Rocks the Court

Gabrielle Solomon and Camila Lamberti Oct 31, 2023

Freshman year of high school is a time to transition, experience new things and make memories that will carry over throughout high school. For one exceptional athlete, Natasha Macau, or as her friends...

Noval waits for the ball during the match against Krop High school. She keep her focus on the ball to make sure she is ready to pass or set where needed.

Audrey Noval Fulfills her Destiny as the Girls Volleyball Captain

Yara Korse, Staff Writer Oct 24, 2023

When asking any player from the varsity volleyball team, senior and captain Audrey Noval is most notable for extending numerous plays on the court and most importantly, for her upbeat attitude. The captain...

Senior Andreus Rios makes his entrance on the field, alongside his teammates.

Quarterback Andreus Rios Leads the Charge from the Pocket

Anthony Fajardo, Staff Writer Sep 9, 2023

Living and breathing the number one sport in America, senior Andreus Rios is the starting quarterback for Coral Gables Senior High's football team. As Rios stays poised in the pocket, he prepares to conclude...

Staring the pitcher down, Diago leads by example on the plate.

Baseball Star and Captain: Uncovering Idail Diago’s Journey

Andres Rodriguez, Sports Editor Mar 15, 2023

Touring ballparks across Miami-Dade and Broward County, senior Idail Diago returns to the diamond as Cavalier baseball's newest captain. Diago continues to excel as a full-time starter for varsity, however,...

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