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No Excuses: Sofia Rodriguez Dances On

Sophomore and Gablette, Sofia Rodriguez, has not allowed Covid-19 to get her way of doing what she loves, dancing.

Ariana Alvarez, Staff Writer

October 8, 2020

In these odd times when everything is constantly changing regarding schools and their activities, it is important to continue doing what makes you happy, just like Sofia Rodriguez. Sophomore and Gablette Sofia Rodriguez has been working hard to focus on what she is passionate about, dancing. Since dance...

Athlete of the Week: February Edition

The February Athletes of the Month features a stacked amount of talent from athletes who wrestle, play soccer and basketball during the spring sports season.

Allegra Sharp, Staff Writer

February 4, 2020

With the temperatures heating up, the Cavalier athletes refuse to slow down.  Winter sports seasons are officially over, and it is not difficult to see the growth of various athletes across the sports of soccer, basketball and wrestling from early November to now Both the boys' and girls' soccer...

Athletes of the Month: January Edition

Athlete of the month of January featured above. Chase Bagnall-Koger (left), Jason Wood (top right) and Jamil Lane (bottom right).

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

The tragic losses of Kobe and Gianna Bryant has dispersed ripples of sorrow around the world, with fans mourning the deaths of two of the world's brightest stars.

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

Senior Diego Acosta has been playing for the Cavalier soccer team since his sophomore year. He is the first string goalkeeper on the team and is one of the top goalkeepers in the district.

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

Senior Laia Gonzalez is committed to competing in track and field, and wishes to continue in the future.

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

The newest additions to the Cavalier Wrestling team are bringing the fiercest competition. Victoria Benedetti (left), Giovanna Flores (right) and Sara Richards are the first females ever to participate in the sport of wrestling at Coral Gables.

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

The Athletes of the Week for November are featured above, representing many of the fall and winter season's sports. Iliana Ravelo, Madeline Cohen and Luana Gomes (Maurice Jones is not pictured) all performed exceptionally on the field this month, and they were rewarded for their athletic endeavors with the Cavalier Athlete of the Week award.

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

Cavaliers who were recognized for their outstanding performances and leadership during the month of October are presented with the

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

Junior Marco Lund-Hansen has dedicated majority of his life to the game of soccer and passionately shares his love for the sport with others.

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

The Athletes of the Week for the month of September. Pictured above: Ronald Parker (top left), Maurice Jones (top right), Kevin Monjarrez (bottom right), Thais Forbes (bottom left)

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

Junior Arianna Gonzalez stands alongside her teammates during practice with the junior varsity Cavalier Football team.

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...

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