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Badminton to the Bone

Badminton to the Bone

Daniel Toll, Sports Editor

April 5, 2018


Filed under Badminton, Sports, Spring

What may come as a surprise to many, the origins of the game of badminton are pinpointed to at least 2,000 years ago, deriving from the game of battledore and shuttlecock played in Ancient Greece, China and India. Being closely related to the modernized version of badminton, battledore and shuttlecock...

Athlete of the Week: Nicolas Saliamonas

Athlete of the Week: Nicolas Saliamonas

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

March 26, 2018


Filed under Athlete Spotlight, Badminton, Galleries, Sports, Spring, 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...

Badminton Faces off Against Miami Springs

Badminton Faces off Against Miami Springs

Yeileny Lopez, Staff Writer

February 19, 2017


Filed under Badminton, Sports, Spring

On Feb. 16, Gables's badminton team went up against Miami Springs. Gables took home the win by beating Miami Springs 8-2. Within one week, the team was able to show improvement since their last match and were able to win. In the first match of the season, Gables badminton lost to Braddock, 4-6, as a...

Badminton Season Comes to a Close

Badminton Season Comes to a Close

Robert DeDonatis, Staff Writer

April 11, 2016


Filed under Badminton, Sports, Spring

All this week, the Gables badminton team was hard at work with three games. The first game was played on Monday, April 4 at Braddock against Braddock. The Cavaliers beat Braddock in all of the boys' single and boys' double matches. The girls won a singles match and the team also got a mixed doubles victor...

Athlete of the Week: Gaitana Jaramillo

Athlete of the Week: Gaitana Jaramillo

Maria F. Estrada, Staff Writer

March 18, 2016


Filed under Athlete Spotlight, Badminton, Sports, Spring

Senior Gaitana Jaramillo has been playing on the badminton team since freshman year. Her passion for the game extends beyond the court and has carried with her throughout her four years of play. Jaramillo has been a part of the team since her freshman year when she was approached by upperclassmen that...

Octavio Castro

Octavio Castro

Kelsy Pacheco, Sports Editor

May 12, 2015


Filed under Athlete Spotlight, Badminton, Sports, Spring

An accomplished and involved senior, Octavio Castro has done a lot in his four years at Gables. With so may things under his belt, this senior hopes to accomplish more in his future. Castro has been playing badminton ever since his freshman year at Gables. He heard about the sport from his friends,...

Perez Got it Covered

Perez Got it Covered

Hilda Delgado, Staff Writer

April 26, 2015


Filed under Athlete Spotlight, Badminton, Sports, Spring

Senior Francis Perez is embarking on a new chapter in life, and cannot be any more satisfied with her time at Gables. Involved as can be, Perez will be leaving Gables with large shoes to fill. "Gables makes you feel like you're a part of something important. Thanks to all of its extracurricular...

Indoor Sports Are Not That Bad(minton)

Indoor Sports Are Not That Bad(minton)

Kelsy Pacheco, Sports Editor

April 15, 2015


Filed under Badminton, Bowling, Fall, Recent Stories, Soccer, Sports, Spring, Winter

Living in Miami, it always seems to be 100 degrees. Whenever we want to go outside for a nice jog or to get some fresh air, the hot and humid temperature always drives us back inside. But there are other ways to have fun and stay in shape while still keeping cool. Here are a couple sports that ...

Badminton: Gables vs Coral Reef vs Southwest

Badminton: Gables vs Coral Reef vs Southwest

Kelsy Pacheco, Sports Editor

April 14, 2015


Filed under Badminton, Sports, Spring

  As the season for badminton approached its end, the team gave it their all during the game against Reef and Southwest on April 2nd. Although the team did not come out victorious this time, they still have two games to show what Cavaliers are made of. "This game was not like a game I'...

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