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Athletes of the Week: October Edition

Athletes of the Week: October Edition

Jefrany D'catry and Miguel Lemus

November 7, 2018


Filed under Athlete Spotlight, Sports, Sports Center Carousel

As the fall sports' seasons are coming to an end, Coral Gables Senior High recognizes the talents and outstanding performances of several student-athletes from various sports. These individuals have put a lot of effort and time into making this season one of the best for them and have attempted to better...

Athlete Spotlights: Max Rego and Camila Torres

Athlete Spotlights: Max Rego and Camila Torres

Patrick Ales, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018


Filed under Athlete Spotlight, Fall, Golf, Sports, Sports Center Carousel, Swimming

Every two weeks, CavsConnect will be selecting two exemplary athletes and recognizing them for their athletic prowess and ability in their sport. Below are the athletes spotlighted for their performances between Oct.15 and Oct. 26.

Triathlete Colin Wilson Wins on the National Stage

Triathlete Colin Wilson Wins on the National Stage

Trey Riera-Gomez, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018


Filed under Athlete Spotlight, Cross Country, Sports, Sports Center Carousel, Top Stories

Over this past weekend, one of our very own Cavaliers accomplished a feat so great, it was not only recognized locally or across the state but was also featured on national headlines. On Saturday, Oct. 13, junior Colin Wilson spent his morning running in the USA Triathlon Age Group Draft-Legal National...

Athlete Spotlights: Sofia Alfonso and Kevin Monjarrez

Athlete Spotlights: Sofia Alfonso and Kevin Monjarrez

Jefrany D’catry, Staff Writer

October 12, 2018


Filed under Athlete Spotlight, Bowling, Golf, Sports

Every two weeks, CavsConnect will be selecting two exemplary athletes and recognize them for their athletic prowess and ability in their sport. Below are the athletes spotlighted for their performances between Oct.1 and Oct. 12.

Athletes of the Week: September Edition

Athletes of the Week: September Edition

Trey Riera-Gomez, Staff Writer

October 6, 2018


Filed under Athlete Spotlight, Sports, Sports Center Carousel

As school has finally sprung back into session over the past month, so have the fall sports that many of the talented athletes at Gables participate in. Whether through football, cross country, volleyball or any of the various other sports played during the fall season, our Cavaliers are always trying...

Christian Brown Signs With Manhattanville College

Christian Brown Signs With Manhattanville College

Daniel Toll, Sports Editor

May 26, 2018


Filed under Athlete Spotlight, Basketball, Sports, Winter

On Friday afternoon, May 25, senior Christian Brown officially signed a letter of commitment to Manhattanville College, where he will continue his education and basketball career beyond high school. Surrounded by a swarm of friends, coaches and teachers, the teary-eyed basketball captain took the offer...

Athlete of the Week and State Champion: Cavan Wilson

Athlete of the Week and State Champion: Cavan Wilson

Daniel Toll, Sports Editor

May 14, 2018


Filed under Athlete Spotlight, Sports, Spring, Top Stories, Track & Field

On the week of May 6 through May 13, senior Cavan Wilson was awarded Athlete of the Week honors for his efforts at the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) Track and Field Championships. However, this recognition doesn't captivate well enough the athletic performance and perseverance that...

Athlete of the Week: Angelina Bonilla

Athlete of the Week: Angelina Bonilla

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018


Filed under Athlete Spotlight, Softball, Sports, Spring

What began as a fun activity to play with the family soon became one of Bonilla's most prized hobbies. Sophomore Angelina Bonilla began playing softball at the age of nine and was later inspired by her father and sister to take on the sport competitively. Day in and day out, Bonilla has spent countless...

Athlete of the Week: Nicolas Saliamonas

Athlete of the Week: Nicolas Saliamonas

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

March 26, 2018


Filed under Athlete Spotlight, Badminton, Galleries, Sports, Spring, Video

For the past few years, Nicolas Saliamonas has always tried to support his eldest sister by attending her badminton games. When he first stepped into Gables as a freshman, Saliamonas decided to follow in his sister's footsteps and join the school badminton team, as he saw when he was growing up that...

Athlete of the Week: Luis Espinal

Athlete of the Week: Luis Espinal

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

March 3, 2018


Filed under Athlete Spotlight, Baseball, Sports, Spring

The journey all started at the age of eight when he first encountered the game of baseball. The experience soon inspired Luis Espinal to follow in his families' footsteps and pursue his passion for baseball. Espinal became part of the Gables baseball team his freshman year and currently plays as a pitcher...

Athlete of the Week: Kassandra Luis

Athlete of the Week: Kassandra Luis

Adriana Meijaard, Staff Writer

February 4, 2018


Filed under Athlete Spotlight, Sports

Kassandra Luis, a senior in the Academy of Finance (AOF), was selected to be the Coral Gables Athlete of the Week from Jan. 28 to Feb. 4. When growing up, it was a recreational activity for her until the seventh grade when her friends brought out her competitive side. Although she was just a freshman,...

Gerardo Rodriguez Paves His Way into UVA

Gerardo Rodriguez Paves His Way into UVA

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

September 5, 2017


Filed under Athlete Spotlight, Baseball, Galleries, Sports, Spring, Video

Inspired by his dad since the age of five, Gerardo Rodriguez has spent countless hours of his days training for baseball. Due to all of his hard work and dedication, Rodriguez was recently accepted into the University of Virginia to continue playing as a catcher, as well as focusing on his academics,...

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