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Gerardo Rodriguez Paves His Way into UVA

Gerardo Rodriguez Paves His Way into UVA

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

September 5, 2017


Filed under Athlete of the Week, Sports

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,...

Athletes of the Week: Aliana Bonilla, Natalie Regalado and Cavan Wilson

Athletes of the Week: Aliana Bonilla, Natalie Regalado and Cavan Wilson

Hannah Cordes, Staff Writer

May 20, 2017


Filed under Athlete of the Week, Softball, Sports, Spring, Track & Field

This week's athletes of the week are seniors Aliana Bonilla and Natalie Regalado and junior Cavan Wilson. Bonilla and Regalado are key starters on the Lady Cavaliers softball team, which recently brought home their fourth consecutive District title. Wilson recently won the track 4A Region 4 finals in...

Athlete of the Week: Desnee Johnson

Athlete of the Week: Desnee Johnson

Hannah Cordes, Staff Writer

May 1, 2017


Filed under Athlete of the Week, Flag Football, Sports, Spring

This week's athlete of the week is junior Desnee Johnson. Johnson threw three touchdown passes leading to a 21-6 victory against Braddock and finished the regular season with a 7-0 undefeated streak. To learn more about Johnson and all her prior success click here. Don't forget to wish your fellow Cavalier good luck and good job!...

Athlete of the Week: Ashley Knapp

Athlete of the Week: Ashley Knapp

Hannah Cordes, Staff Writer

April 23, 2017


Filed under Athlete of the Week, Softball, Sports, Spring

This week's athlete of the week is softball player Ashley Knapp. She hit a home run the the Cavalier's victory over Florida Christian with a score of 15-7. Knapp is a junior in the DEH academy and has made this season a hit. Q&A When and why did you start playing softball? I started playing when I was 7. I s...

Athlete of the week: Cavan Wilson

Athlete of the week: Cavan Wilson

Hannah Cordes, Staff Writer

April 3, 2017


Filed under Athlete of the Week, Sports, Spring, Track & Field

This week's athlete of the week is Cavan Wilson, a track star who won the Greater Miami Athletic Conference in the 3200 meters with a time of 9 minutes and 44 seconds. Wilson is a junior in the IB program and is also a member of the cross country and swim teams. To read more on Wilson and his prior...

Athlete of the Week: Adrian Guerra

Athlete of the Week: Adrian Guerra

Cavan Wilson, Sports Editor

March 31, 2017


Filed under Athlete of the Week, Baseball, Sports, Spring

Senior Adrian Guerra pitched a great Game against the Miami Beach High Tides. He threw three strikeouts and only allowed one run in during his 5 & 1/3 innings on the mound. Q&A Q: What is your name and what academy are you in? A: I am Adrian Guerra and I am in NAF, the academy of finan...

Athlete of the Week: Jaafari Stephens

Athlete of the Week: Jaafari Stephens

Hannah Cordes, Staff Writer

March 16, 2017


Filed under Athlete of the Week, Sports, Winter, Wrestling

The athlete of the week for the week March 5-11 is Jaafari Stephens. Stephens placed third overall in his weight class at the FHSAA State Wrestling Tournament. Stephens is a junior in the Design, Education and Hospitality (DE&H) academy and cannot be pinned down. Q&A How long have you been wrest...

Athlete of the Week: Osmani Alegre

Athlete of the Week: Osmani Alegre

Hannah Cordes, Staff Writer

February 14, 2017


Filed under Athlete of the Week, Sports, Spring, Water Polo

The athlete of the week for the week Feb. 12-18 is senior Osmani Alegre. Alegre is recognized for his defensive skills on the water polo team. Alegre a student in the International Baccalaureate program and was a key player in the Manga Santos Tournament by blocking over 30 shots in just three games. Q&A Why did you start playing wa...

Athlete of the Week: Katalina Bartelt

Athlete of the Week: Katalina Bartelt

Hannah Cordes, Staff Writer

February 8, 2017


Filed under Athlete of the Week, Sports, Winter, Wrestling

The athlete of the week for the week Feb. 5-11 is Katalina Bartelt. Bartelt won her weight division in the GMAC wrestling tournament. Bartelt is a junior in the DEH academy and is the first female GMAC wrestling champion from the Coral Gables team. Bartelt also qualified for the state championship. Bartlett...

Athlete of the Week: Carlos Mannarino

Athlete of the Week: Carlos Mannarino

Hannah Cordes, Staff Writer

January 29, 2017


Filed under Athlete of the Week, Soccer, Sports, Winter

This week's athlete of the week is soccer player Carlos Mannarino. Mannarino is a senior in the International Baccalaureate program and has been a key player for the Cavalier defense throughout the whole season. Q&A When did you start playing soccer? So I started playing soccer back whe...

Athlete of the Week: William Blet

Athlete of the Week: William Blet

Hannah Cordes, Staff Writer

January 27, 2017


Filed under Athlete of the Week, Basketball, Sports, Winter

This week's athlete of the week is senior William Blet, who was a key player in the Cavaliers' wins against their district rivals, Braddock and Columbus. Blet averaged 24 points, 11 rebounds and 2 block shots in each game. Blet has always had a passion for basketball and has been inspired by his family...

Athletes of the Week: Desnee Johnson and Noah Pla

Athletes of the Week: Desnee Johnson and Noah Pla

Hannah Cordes, Staff Writer

January 13, 2017


Filed under Athlete of the Week, Basketball, Sports, Top Stories, Winter, Wrestling

This week's athletes of the week are Desnee Johnson and Noah Pla. Johnson is a junior in the Academy of Finance on the Lady Cavaliers basketball team and scored 23 points towards their win against district rival, Braddock. Pla is a senior in the CAF&DM academy and is on the wrestling team. He went...

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