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Athletes of the Month: October Edition

Athletes of the Month: 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...

Cavalier Cross Country: Sprinting Past the Finish Line

Cavalier Cross Country: Sprinting Past the Finish Line

Audrey Simon, Staff Writer

October 25, 2019

With the fall sports' seasons reaching their conclusions, the Cavalier Cross Country team is preparing to go into hibernation for the Coral Gables Cavaliers. The Cavalier Cross Country runners have had a very tough season, running in heat indexes of up to 105 degrees at almost every meet. With the season...

The Sprint to the Finish Line Begins: Gables Cross Country

The Sprint to the Finish Line Begins: Gables Cross Country

Audrey Simon, Staff Writer

September 1, 2019

The fall sports seasons have just begun, and the Cavalier Cross Country team is prepared to dominate the courses this year. The runners on the team have been practicing non-stop since the summer, getting a head start on the season, and they are all very psyched to begin the season alongside their cross...

Athletes of the Week: November Edition

Athletes of the Week: November Edition

Miguel Lemus and Jefrany D'catry

December 5, 2018

Every week, Coral Gables Senior High likes to recognize the remarkable performances of student-athletes in their respective sports. They all put in a lot of effort, dedication and time to improve their skills, and are therefore deserving of attention for their achievements. Below are the outstanding...

Cavalier XC Sprints to the Finish

Cavalier XC Sprints to the Finish

Patrick Ales, Staff Writer

November 13, 2018

A long and grueling season is finally reaching its conclusion for the Coral Gables Cross Country team, and they have no intention of slowing down for their final meet. After performing remarkably well at Regionals, where the Boys Cross Country team placed in the top six teams and qualified for States,...

Triathlete Colin Wilson Emerges Victorious on the National Stage

Triathlete Colin Wilson Emerges Victorious on the National Stage

Trey Riera-Gomez, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018

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 competing in the USA Triathlon Age Group Draft-Legal National...

Cross Country: Much More Than a Sprint

Cross Country: Much More Than a Sprint

Chase Bagnall-Koger, News Editor

September 9, 2018

The Coral Gables Cross Country team has hit the ground running this year and is already excelling in one of Gables's most physically challenging sports. With intense training that occurs five to six times a week, it is no surprise that the team has been building up their stamina and improving their...

XC Looks to Hit the Ground Running

XC Looks to Hit the Ground Running

Patrick Ales, Staff Writer

August 14, 2018

As he enters his 10th year of coaching the Coral Gables Cross Country team, Scott Nelson already has his team preparing for the upcoming season. Following a promising display at last year's Regional Championships, in which the girls' team finished fifth and the boys' finished seventh, the team sent eight...

XC Takes on State Championships 2017

XC Takes on State Championships 2017

Paula Gonzalez, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017

On Friday, Nov. 3, the Coral Gables' cross-country team took on the Regional Championships and obtained amazing results. This year, the meet took place at Tradewinds Park, which was a new course for the cross-country team members, as opposed to the traditional Larry & Penny Thompson course the Gables'...

Athlete of the Week: Cross Country Team

Athlete of the Week: Cross Country Team

Hannah Cordes, Staff Writer

November 21, 2016

Not only are they the athletes of the week, but the cross country team took on the state championship on Saturday, Nov. 5. The team got a combined score of 394 points and placed No. 17 class 4A. "States was an amazing experience for all of us. It was the first time the team has ever made it to states...

Athletes of the Week: Cavan Wilson and Benito Saldivar

Athletes of the Week: Cavan Wilson and Benito Saldivar

Hannah Cordes, Staff Writer

October 30, 2016

This week's athletes of the week are junior Cavan Wilson and junior Benito Saldivar. Wilson finished first in the District cross country tournament, leading the Cavaliers to the overall boys' District championship. Also, Wilson and his teammates qualified for the cross country state championships in...

Athlete of the Week: Cavan Wilson

Athlete of the Week: Cavan Wilson

Natalia Rodriguez, Staff Writer

October 11, 2016

This week junior Cavan Wilson holds the title of Athlete of the Week for his outstanding accomplishments at the Junior Orange Bowl Cross Country Invitational meet. Wilson was able to place third overall by sprinting past his competition and finishing strong with an astounding time of 16:52. Q: What...

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