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Athletes of the Month: October Edition

Athletes of the Month: October Edition

Anthony Russo and Kluivert Suquino

November 2, 2019

With the fall sports season coming to a close, various Cavalier student-athletes sought to leave their impressions on and off the field throughout the month of October. These athletes displayed unparalleled effort while intimidating their opponents with tremendous heart and determination. A few Cavaliers...

Athletes of the Week: September Edition

Athletes of the Week: September Edition

Allegra Sharp and Annabella Rivera

October 7, 2019

Athletes competing during the fall sports season have made grand impressions on their playing fields, and many of the Cavalier sports teams have already competed in several competitions this season, displaying immense heart to be the biggest challenge their opponents come across.  Several players have...

Athletes of the Week: February Edition

Athletes of the Week: February Edition

Jefrany D'catry and Miguel Lemus

March 5, 2019

The month of February marks the ending of Cavalier winter sports, only to bring on the excitement that the wave of spring sports will bring to our school. However, among the numerous athletes that played throughout the winter season, a few have been recognized by Gables for their athletic achievements...

Athletes of the Week: December Edition

Athletes of the Week: December Edition

Trey Riera-Gomez, Staff Writer

January 8, 2019

Throughout the month of December, a number of Gables’ winter sports teams lived up to their expectations, trying to close out 2018 strong and finish high in their respective standing. As the end to the first half of the academic year neared, several athletes, stood out among all the rest for their...

Athlete Spotlights: Sofia Alfonso and Kevin Monjarrez

Athlete Spotlights: Sofia Alfonso and Kevin Monjarrez

Jefrany D’catry, Staff Writer

October 12, 2018

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 Oct.1 and Oct. 12.

Athletes of the Week: September Edition

Athletes of the Week: September Edition

Trey Riera-Gomez, Staff Writer

October 6, 2018

As school has finally sprung back into session over the past month, so have the fall sports that many of the talented athletes at Gables participate in. Whether through football, cross country, volleyball or any of the various other sports played during the fall season, our Cavaliers are always trying...

Athlete of the Week: Angelina Bonilla

Athlete of the Week: Angelina Bonilla

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018

What began as a fun activity to play with the family soon became one of Bonilla's most prized hobbies. Sophomore Angelina Bonilla began playing softball at the age of nine and was later inspired by her father and sister to take on the sport competitively. Day in and day out, Bonilla has spent countless...

Athlete of the Week: Nicolas Saliamonas

Athlete of the Week: Nicolas Saliamonas

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

March 26, 2018

For the past few years, Nicolas Saliamonas has always tried to support his eldest sister by attending her badminton games. When he first stepped into Gables as a freshman, Saliamonas decided to follow in his sister's footsteps and join the school badminton team, as he saw when he was growing up that...

Athlete of the Week: Luis Espinal

Athlete of the Week: Luis Espinal

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

March 3, 2018

The journey all started at the age of eight when he first encountered the game of baseball. The experience soon inspired Luis Espinal to follow in his families' footsteps and pursue his passion for baseball. Espinal became part of the Gables baseball team his freshman year and currently plays as a pitcher...

Athlete of the Week: Kassandra Luis

Athlete of the Week: Kassandra Luis

Adriana Meijaard, Staff Writer

February 4, 2018

Kassandra Luis, a senior in the Academy of Finance (AOF), was selected to be the Coral Gables Athlete of the Week from Jan. 28 to Feb. 4. When growing up, it was a recreational activity for her until the seventh grade when her friends brought out her competitive side. Although she was just a freshman,...

Gerardo Rodriguez Paves His Way into UVA

Gerardo Rodriguez Paves His Way into UVA

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

September 5, 2017

Inspired by his dad since the age of five, Gerardo Rodriguez has spent countless hours of his days training for baseball. Due to all of his hard work and dedication, Rodriguez was recently accepted into the University of Virginia to continue playing as a catcher, as well as focusing on his academics,...

Athletes of the Week: Aliana Bonilla, Natalie Regalado and Cavan Wilson

Athletes of the Week: Aliana Bonilla, Natalie Regalado and Cavan Wilson

Hannah Cordes, Staff Writer

May 20, 2017

This week's athletes of the week are seniors Aliana Bonilla and Natalie Regalado and junior Cavan Wilson. Bonilla and Regalado are key starters on the Lady Cavaliers softball team, which recently brought home their fourth consecutive District title. Wilson recently won the track 4A Region 4 finals in...

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