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Athlete Spotlight: Isabella Pinera and Mauricio Sosadias

Athlete Spotlight: Isabella Pinera and Mauricio Sosadias

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

January 16, 2019


Filed under Athlete Spotlight, Basketball, Sports, Spring, Water Polo, Winter

Every two weeks, CavsConnect will be selecting two exemplary athletes and recognize them for their athletic prowess and ability in their sport. Below are the athletes spotlighted for their performances between Dec. 17 and Dec. 28.  

Swimming With a Purpose

Swimming With a Purpose

Daniel Toll, Sports Editor

March 18, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring, Top Stories, Water Polo

The sport of water polo, although not one of the more dominant sports in modern society, has an intriguing history associated with it. Originally developed in the mid-nineteenth century in Great Britain by a man named William Wilson, "water rugby", which soon came to be known as water polo, was a sport...

Water Polo Takes on Ransom

Water Polo Takes on Ransom

Hannah Cordes, Staff Writer

March 16, 2017


Filed under Sports, Spring, Water Polo

On March 14, the Cavalier water polo teams took on the Ransom Everglades water polo teams. Ransom's women's team has been state champions multiple times, so the Lady Cavaliers knew the game would be tough. Sadly, the Lady Cavaliers fell short against the state champions with a score of 14-3. The Ransom's...

Athlete of the Week: Osmani Alegre

Athlete of the Week: Osmani Alegre

Hannah Cordes, Staff Writer

February 14, 2017


Filed under Athlete Spotlight, Sports, Spring, Water Polo

The athlete of the week for the week Feb. 12-18 is senior Osmani Alegre. Alegre is recognized for his defensive skills on the water polo team. Alegre a student in the International Baccalaureate program and was a key player in the Manga Santos Tournament by blocking over 30 shots in just three games. Q&A Why did you start playing wa...

Gables Water Polo Takes Another Win

Gables Water Polo Takes Another Win

Robert DeDonatis, Staff Writer

March 3, 2016


Filed under Sports, Spring, Water Polo

Tuesday, Mar. 1, the Cavaliers' water polo teams both took home wins after beating Terra at the Ransom Everglades High school campus. The boys team seemed to take control of the game quickly with the final score coming out to a whopping 15-1 with senior Alex Biondi scoring 6 of the 15 goals and sho...

Athlete of the Week: Nicolas Restrepo

Athlete of the Week: Nicolas Restrepo

Cavan Wilson, Sports Editor

February 27, 2016


Filed under Athlete Spotlight, Sports, Spring, Water Polo

Senior Nicolas Restrepo has been a driving force behind this year's boys' water polo team. Restrepo led the team last week with six goals, three assists and four steals. As this is his last year in high school, Restrepo has high hopes for the team this season and is working towards getting the team...

Nicolas Restrepo Shoots for a Great Season

Nicolas Restrepo Shoots for a Great Season

Hannah Cordes, Sports Editor

May 22, 2015


Filed under Athlete Spotlight, Sports, Spring, Water Polo

One of the players leading off the attack on this year's water polo team was junior Nicolas Restrepo. Restrepo's water polo journey began five years ago when his grandfather, who used to play, encouraged him to start. Restrepo has just finished his third year of playing for the Gables team and is...

Water Polo: Gables Makes a Splash

Water Polo: Gables Makes a Splash

Kelsy Pacheco, Sports Editor, Camilo Bacca, Photographer

March 9, 2015


Filed under Sports, Spring, Water Polo

  On Tuesday March 3, the girls and boys water polo teams played tough matches against Coral Reef and Columbus. The girls played a great game coming out on top and beating Coral Reef 28-0, and the boys played a tough match against Columbus but in the end were defeated 15-20. In the boys game, the team tried their hardest, but lost ...

Athlete of the Week: Romain Lecat

Athlete of the Week: Romain Lecat

Kelsy Pacheco, Sports Editor

March 8, 2015


Filed under Athlete Spotlight, Sports, Spring, Water Polo

Passionate for both land and water sports, senior Romain Lecat is sure to leave Gables with his legacy established. Currently playing for the water polo team, Lecat has found himself to have a passion for sports like rugby and soccer. This being his last year on the team, Lecat wants to give it his...

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