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The Final Four March Into April!

The Final Four March Into April!

Daniel Toll, Sports Editor

April 4, 2019

Since its debut in 1939 as the first National Collegiate Athletic Association's (NCAA) men's basketball tournament, March Madness has grown to be one of the most anticipated, exciting, and nerve-wracking sporting events of the year. Hosting 68 teams, March Madness is a single-elimination tournament in...

Cavalier Winter Sports in Review

Cavalier Winter Sports in Review

Chase Bagnall-Koger, News Editor

February 16, 2019

After an eventful few months, the winter sports' seasons are finally coming to a close. Some teams have already turned in their uniforms, focusing their attention on spring sports or academics, while others continue to compete in post-season tournaments. Several of the Coral Gables High School winter...

Athlete Spotlight: Isabella Pinera and Mauricio Sosadias

Athlete Spotlight: Isabella Pinera and Mauricio Sosadias

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

January 16, 2019

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.  

Bouncing Back Into Basketball

Bouncing Back Into Basketball

Trey Riera-Gomez, Staff Writer

December 8, 2018

One of Gables’ biggest winter sports, basketball, has just begun and will soon be in full swing. After already having spent weeks doing extensive and rigorous preseason training, the team, and many around campus, are anticipating a very successful year for the Cavalier Boys Basketball team. “I...

Christian Brown Signs With Manhattanville College

Christian Brown Signs With Manhattanville College

Daniel Toll, Sports Editor

May 26, 2018

On Friday afternoon, May 25, senior Christian Brown officially signed a letter of commitment to Manhattanville College, where he will continue his education and basketball career beyond high school. Surrounded by a swarm of friends, coaches and teachers, the teary-eyed basketball captain took the offer...

Heat Eliminated by 76ers in Game 5

Heat Eliminated by 76ers in Game 5

Daniel Toll, Sports Editor

April 27, 2018

On the night of Apr. 24, the Miami Heat's season, in addition to their playoff hopes, came to an end with a tough, double-digit loss to the Philadelphia 76ers in Philly. The game, ending with a score of 104-91 in favor of the 76ers, sends the 76ers to the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals, where they will...

Gables Basketball Takes on Southwest

Gables Basketball Takes on Southwest

Vanessa Grau, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017

The Cavaliers' basketball season has just begun, and all Gables teams are off to a great start. All teams have played against last seasons top competitors and have had outstanding results. On Thursday, Nov. 30, the girls' junior varsity (JV) and varsity teams played a home game against Southwest in their...

Athlete of the Week: William Blet

Athlete of the Week: William Blet

Hannah Cordes, Staff Writer

January 27, 2017

This week's athlete of the week is senior William Blet, who was a key player in the Cavaliers' wins against their district rivals, Braddock and Columbus. Blet averaged 24 points, 11 rebounds and 2 block shots in each game. Blet has always had a passion for basketball and has been inspired by his family...

Athletes of the Week: Desnee Johnson and Noah Pla

Athletes of the Week: Desnee Johnson and Noah Pla

Hannah Cordes, Staff Writer

January 13, 2017

This week's athletes of the week are Desnee Johnson and Noah Pla. Johnson is a junior in the Academy of Finance on the Lady Cavaliers basketball team and scored 23 points towards their win against district rival, Braddock. Pla is a senior in the CAF&DM academy and is on the wrestling team. He went...

Cavaliers defeat Braddock 63-43

Cavaliers defeat Braddock 63-43

Nicolas Schmidt and August Field

January 12, 2017

On Tuesday, Jan. 10, our boys' Cavalier basketball team faced off against the Braddock Bulldogs. With an outstanding performance, the Cavaliers were able to best them by 20 points. The final score of the match was 63-43. Our Cavs absolutely dominated the opponent and took home the win with no problems. Even...

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