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The FIBA World Cup and the Team USA Crisis

The FIBA World Cup and the Team USA Crisis

Alexander Tabares, Staff Writer

September 4, 2019

The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) sets up a global basketball tournament called the FIBA Basketball World Cup. The tournament is held on a four year cycle. However, it has been five years since the last tournament was held in order to reset the cycle so that it does not coincide with the...

Cavalier Basketball Bounces Back to Action

Cavalier Basketball Bounces Back to Action

Allegra Sharp and Jeannette Perez

August 25, 2019

While it is still a few months away, the 2019-2020 Cavalier Basketball season is rapidly approaching. Despite being in the off-season, our Cavalier Basketball players have been preparing for the upcoming season through intense conditioning during the summer and maintaining themselves organized with their...

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...

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