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Wrestling with Conditioning During COVID-19

Due to unforeseen circumstances the wrestling team has been unable to practice with each other. If the season gets the green light they plan on scrimmaging against each other like last year on Nov. 13

Audrey Simon, Staff Writer

August 12, 2020

It has been an isolated summer for this year's Cavaliers due to the outbreak of  COVID-19, forcing students to keep their distance from one another. This means it has been especially difficult for the Coral Gables High School sports teams to meet up and do their annual summer conditioning. One s...

Cavalier Wrestlers Own Regionals and Aim to Crush It at States

The Coral Gables wrestling team has practiced their technique and the wrestlers have conditioned to be tough, preparing each other for the toughest competition in the state of Florida.

Anthony Russo, Staff writer

March 8, 2020

Marching into the tough spring season, the Cavalier wrestlers are only adding some spring to their step. At the beginning of the 2019-2020 school year, the Coral Gables campus has been under construction, which has been the biggest obstacle for the Cavaliers. Their usual practice location, which was commonly referre...

Athlete of the Week: February Edition

The February Athletes of the Month features a stacked amount of talent from athletes who wrestle, play soccer and basketball during the spring sports season.

Allegra Sharp, Staff Writer

February 4, 2020

With the temperatures heating up, the Cavalier athletes refuse to slow down.  Winter sports seasons are officially over, and it is not difficult to see the growth of various athletes across the sports of soccer, basketball and wrestling from early November to now Both the boys' and girls' soccer...

Into the Winter: Cavalier Sports

The Cavalier Basketball team poses for a picture as they participate in a media session ahead of the winter sports season

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...

Cavalier Winter Sports in Review

Looking back at this school's winter sports seasons, there is much to be proud of for our Cavalier athletes.

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...

Wrestle Your Heart Out

The Cavalier Wrestling team poses for their team picture.

Trey Riera-Gomez, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018

Wrestling, the intense and strenuous sport widely renowned for its requirement of great physical skill and strength, is one that has been developing for thousands of years. With records of the sport dating back to the year 10,000 B.C.  in early Egyptian societies, wrestling gained its current popularity...

CGHS Wrestling for the Win

CGHS Wrestling for the Win

August Field, Photographer

December 12, 2017

Athlete of the Week: Jaafari Stephens

This week's athlete of the week is junior Jaafari Stephens.

Hannah Cordes, Staff Writer

March 16, 2017

The athlete of the week for the week March 5-11 is Jaafari Stephens. Stephens placed third overall in his weight class at the FHSAA State Wrestling Tournament. Stephens is a junior in the Design, Education and Hospitality (DE&H) academy and cannot be pinned down. Q&A How long have you been wrest...

Athlete of the Week: Katalina Bartelt

Katalina Bartelt is the athlete of the week for the week Feb. 5-11.

Hannah Cordes, Staff Writer

February 8, 2017

The athlete of the week for the week Feb. 5-11 is Katalina Bartelt. Bartelt won her weight division in the GMAC wrestling tournament. Bartelt is a junior in the DEH academy and is the first female GMAC wrestling champion from the Coral Gables team. Bartelt also qualified for the state championship. Bartlett...

Gables’ Wrestling Takes Down Ransom Duels

Gables' Wrestling Takes Down Ransom Duels

Cavan Wilson, Thomas Harley, and Sara Saliamonas

January 20, 2017

On Wednesday, Jan. 18, the Gables wrestling team took to the mats in our own gym to face the Ransom Duels. The other teams joining in this competition were Ransom, Alonzo and Tracy Mourning, and South Miami. Gables went into the competition with some confidence that came from having a larger team than...

Athletes of the Week: Desnee Johnson and Noah Pla

This week's athletes of the week are Desnee Johnson and Noah Pla for their success in basketball and wrestling.

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...

Athlete of the Week: Angel Perez

This week's athlete of week is Angel Perez.

Hannah Cordes, Staff Writer

December 24, 2016

The athlete of the week for the week of Dec. 11-17 is Angel Perez. Perez finished second in the John Lyzott Wrestling Tournament and also went 9-1 in the previous week. Perez is a junior in the National Academy of Finance (NAF), but his wrestling career started before he came to Gables. "This will...

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