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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 of the Week, Sports, 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 of the Week, 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 of the Week, Sports, 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 4, 2018


Filed under Athlete of the Week, Sports

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 5, 2018


Filed under Athlete of the Week, 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 of the Week, Sports, 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,...

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...

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