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Athletes of the Month: January Edition

Athletes of the Month: January Edition

Allegra Sharp, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

As the winter season is finally starting to melt away and the bright colors of the spring sports are coming to replace it, there were some amazing accomplishments made by the winter athletes during the season. Several athletes have left their mark on their respective playing fields and have been recognized...

In Memory of Kobe and Gianna Bryant

In Memory of Kobe and Gianna Bryant

Nataly Leiva, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

On the morning of Jan. 26, a helicopter on its way to the Mamba Academy, basketball legend Kobe Bryant's sports training facility, carrying Bryant, his 13-year old daughter Gianna Bryant and seven others, crashed resuling in the death of everyone onboard. It was later confirmed that the helicopter c...

Diego Acosta: Down for the Count, Up to the Challenge

Diego Acosta: Down for the Count, Up to the Challenge

Ingrid Moises, Staff Writer

February 1, 2020

On Friday, Jan. 24, the Cavalier Soccer team competed in the Greater Miami Athletic Conference (GMAC) final, which ended in a devastating loss for Gables. The highly anticipated game took place on Christopher Columbus High School's field as the Cavaliers took on the Ronald Reagan Bisons. If the loss wa...

Laia Gonzalez: The Chase of Her Dreams

Laia Gonzalez: The Chase of Her Dreams

Melanie Ozuna, Staff Writer

January 12, 2020

For the lives of many students, it is difficult to perform at an optimal level while balancing academics and extracurricular activities. For the Coral Gables Cavaliers, the tall task at hand is one that they strive to not only balance, but inspire others to rise above. For the past few years, senior...

Leaving Their Differences Off the Mat: Meeting the Girls on the Wrestling Team

Leaving Their Differences Off the Mat: Meeting the Girls on the Wrestling Team

Allegra Sharp, Staff Writer

December 3, 2019

Wrestling is often thought of as a sport of masculine exhibition where two males battle it out on a mat to assert their dominance. Without a doubt, wrestling is a very rough sport that requires patience and skill, and several Lady Cavaliers have taken on the challenge of breaking barriers in the rigorous...

Athletes of the Week: November Edition

Athletes of the Week: November Edition

Allegra Sharp and Ariana Alvarez

December 3, 2019

The month of November marks the transition between the last few games of the fall season and the beginning of the exciting winter season. Amongst the athletes that have partaken in the winter sports thus far, a select few have been recognized as exceptional athletes for the month of November.  These...

Athletes of the Week: October Edition

Athletes of the Week: October Edition

Anthony Russo and Kluivert Suquino

November 2, 2019

With the fall sports season coming to a close, various Cavalier student-athletes sought to leave their impressions on and off the field throughout the month of October. These athletes displayed unparalleled effort while intimidating their opponents with tremendous heart and determination. A few Cavaliers...

Marco Lund-Hansen: A Soccer Star in the Making

Marco Lund-Hansen: A Soccer Star in the Making

Allison Cajina, Staff Writer

October 13, 2019

When it comes to the Coral Gables Cavaliers, they never cease to surprise people with their special talents and personalities. Fellow Cavalier Marco Lund-Hansen is a junior with exceptional talent in the sport of soccer, better known as fútbol. Lund-Hansen has gained a large social media following and has had once-in-a-lifetime opportunities that ha...

Athletes of the Week: September Edition

Athletes of the Week: September Edition

Allegra Sharp and Annabella Rivera

October 7, 2019

Athletes competing during the fall sports season have made grand impressions on their playing fields, and many of the Cavalier sports teams have already competed in several competitions this season, displaying immense heart to be the biggest challenge their opponents come across.  Several players have...

Arianna Gonzalez: Kicking Down Gender Barriers in Sports

Arianna Gonzalez: Kicking Down Gender Barriers in Sports

Allegra Sharp, Kluivert Suquino, and Daniel Toll

September 27, 2019

For generations, the struggle for gender equality has proved to be an eternal battle facing women around the world. Recently, this struggle has manifested itself in nearly all aspects of society as trailblazing individuals have pioneered feminist movements, allowing for an expansive spread of awareness...

Athletes of the Week: April Edition

Athletes of the Week: April Edition

Jefrany D'catry, Staff Writer

May 8, 2019

As the end of the school year is fast approaching, many Cavalier student-athletes are doing their best to finish strong. The students below have managed to distinguish themselves from the rest in an action-packed spring  season due to their accomplishments throughout the month of April, and they are...

Athlete of the Week: March Edition

Athlete of the Week: March Edition

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

April 2, 2019

As the spring season is now on the decline, many Cavalier athletes are working to take their game to the next level. It takes a lot of commitment and dedication to be part of a competitive team. However, the students below have been distinguished from their fellow teammates due to their previous achieve...

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