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Cavaliers Pool Through the Deep End of Their Second Swim Meet

Freshman Victoria Montalvo competing in the 100 butterfly event

Allegra Sharp, Staff Writer

September 8, 2019

On Thursday Sept. 5, the Cavalier Swimming team took on Miami Beach High School for their second meet of the fall season. Having practiced relentlessly every day leading up to the day of the meet, their first meet of the pre-season was a victory against rival Miami High, and it would set the tone for...

Cavalier Swimming: Splashing into a New Season

Several members of the Cavalier Swimming team stand beside Ransom Everglades High School's pool as others plunge into the water.

Allegra Sharp, Staff Writer

August 11, 2019

The summer of 2019 has come and gone, and the 2019 fall sports season is finally upon us. Coral Gables Senior High's very own swimming team has been practicing since July 29 to prepare for the upcoming season. As always, the team has been working hard with a goal in mind: to compete for a shot at a d...

Athlete Spotlights: Max Rego and Camila Torres

Senior golfer Max Rego (left) poses with golf legend Jack Nicklaus. Senior swimmer Camila Torres (right) holds the district runner-up trophy.

Patrick Ales, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018

Every two weeks, CavsConnect will be selecting two exemplary athletes and recognizing them for their athletic prowess and ability in their sport. Below are the athletes spotlighted for their performances between Oct.15 and Oct. 26.

Coral Gables Swimming Ends the Season with a Splash

The Coral Gables Cavaliers Swimming Team huddles together in preparation for their swimming meet.

Patrick Ales, Staff Writer

October 20, 2018

As district championships rapidly approach and the regular season nears its end, the Coral Gables Cavaliers Swimming team is prepared to meet the challenge head on. The success of a season is usually measured by the team's performance at the district and state levels, and many on the team are ready to...

Coral Gables Swimming Dives into a New Season

Senior Camila Torres practices her stroke during swim practice at Ransom Everglades.

Patrick Ales, Staff Writer

August 14, 2018

Coming off of a year riddled with obstacles, such as Hurricane Irma, that disrupted their practice schedule, the Coral Gables Swimming team has officially begun preparing for the 2018 fall season. After missing out on the District title by only three points last October, the Girls' Swimming team is hoping...

Making A Splash At GMAC

Making A Splash At GMAC

Jesse Zambrano, Staff Writer

October 12, 2017

On Monday, Oct. 9, both the girls' and boys' Cavalier swim teams gathered early in the Gables pavilion to attend the Greater Miami Athletic Conference, commonly known as GMAC. Serving as a large swimming event that is hosted at the Miami-Dade North Campus, it brings high schools together from all over...

Girls’ Swimming Brings Home Another Trophy

The girls win their fourth district trophy in a row.

Hannah Cordes, Staff Writer

October 20, 2016

On Tuesday, Oct. 18, Gables' swimming took on their district championship meet and came back with yet another trophy. The girls' swimming team were District runner-ups and are sending many swimmers to the Regional championship. This year marks the fourth year that the girls have brought back a District...

Cavalier Swimming Conquers the Cobras

Hannah Cordes and August Field

October 17, 2016

  On Wednesday, Sep. 28, the Cavalier swim team took on the South Miami Cobras and came out successful, leaving a score of 118-35 for the men's team and 116-37 for the women's team. "This win was a great way to see how far we have come. Throughout the past couple seasons we have lost ...

Swimming Takes on GMAC

Alfredo Wolfermann warms up for his 100-yard breaststroke.

Hannah Cordes, Staff Writer

October 14, 2016

On Tuesday, Oct. 11, the Cavalier swim team attended the Greater Miami Athletic Conference (GMAC). The girls placed top eight in the conference and kept close with some of the other teams on points; the men's team sadly did not place top eight. Although the team did not score as well as previous years...

Athlete of the Week: Hannah Cordes & Jamar Thompkins

Seniors Hannah Cordes and Jamar Thompkins are Athletes of the Week after leading their teams to sweet victory.

Natalia Rodriguez, Staff Writer

September 25, 2016

Seniors Hannah Cordes and Jamar Thompkins are this week's Athletes of the Week for their outstanding achievements in their sports. Cordes was essential in helping the girls' swim team beat Hialeah Gardens and Cutler Bay by placing second in the 500-meter freestyle event, and securing a win in the 200-meter...

Athlete of the Week- Hannah Cordes and Amir Rasul

Junior Hannah Cordes and Senior Amir Rasul are this week's athletes of the week.

Kelsy Pacheco, Staff Writer

November 13, 2015

This week, junior Hannah Cordes qualified for the 500-meter swim event for States and senior Amir Rasul helped the Cavailer football team by scoring two touchdowns at the game against Southwest. To read more about Amir Rasul and his passion for football, click here. Q & A with Hannah Cordes:  Q: How did you get into...

Gables Swimming Takes Third District Title

The girls pose with their third District trophy.

Cavan Wilson, Sports Editor

November 8, 2015

On Thursday, Oct. 29, the girls' swimming team captured their third district title in as many years. The boys' team finished strong in fourth, only nine points behind third. It was a great day for the team, with many swimmers performing well enough on both teams to qualify and advance to Regionals. Both...

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