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The Miami Heat Are Setting the NBA Ablaze

The Miami Heat Are Setting the NBA Ablaze

Japheth Oyedepo, Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

After the departure of LeBron James, the Miami Heat have experienced a lack of any real success in the past few years. The move came after the 2014 National Basketball Association (NBA) Finals loss against San Antonio, where Kawhi Leonard and the Spurs took down James and the Heat in five games. ...

Into the Winter: Cavalier Sports

Into the Winter: Cavalier Sports

Allegra Sharp, Staff Writer

November 9, 2019

After a magnificent fall sports season, the winter sports only bring so much more anticipation and excitement to the Cavalier community. With the upcoming sports season, student-athletes are able to showcase their talents and passions for three sports: basketball, soccer and wrestling. Already, teams...

And I Hoop- Lady Cavalier Basketball is Coming in Strong in 2019

And I Hoop- Lady Cavalier Basketball is Coming in Strong in 2019

Audrey Simon, Staff Writer

October 13, 2019

The winter season is one of the most exciting times of the school year for Cavalier fans and athletes, and Lady Cavalier Basketball is one of many highly anticipated winter sports on campus, drawing a lot of hype among basketball fans. The Lady Cavalier basketball team has been preparing for the new...

The Miami Heat Torch the Spurs in Their First Preseason Game

The Miami Heat Torch the Spurs in Their First Preseason Game

Anthony Russo, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

Returning from what was considered a disappointing season, the Miami Heat went into their first National Basketball Association (NBA) preseason game going head-to-head against the San Antonio Spurs. The game was played on their home court at American Airlines Arena. Considering the fact that both teams compete...

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...

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