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Athlete of the week: Cavan Wilson

Athlete of the week: Cavan Wilson

Hannah Cordes, Staff Writer

April 3, 2017

This week's athlete of the week is Cavan Wilson, a track star who won the Greater Miami Athletic Conference in the 3200 meters with a time of 9 minutes and 44 seconds. Wilson is a junior in the IB program and is also a member of the cross country and swim teams. To read more on Wilson and his prior...

Athlete of the Week: Jaafari Stephens

Athlete of the Week: 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: Osmani Alegre

Athlete of the Week: Osmani Alegre

Hannah Cordes, Staff Writer

February 14, 2017

The athlete of the week for the week Feb. 12-18 is senior Osmani Alegre. Alegre is recognized for his defensive skills on the water polo team. Alegre a student in the International Baccalaureate program and was a key player in the Manga Santos Tournament by blocking over 30 shots in just three games. Q&A Why did you start playing wa...

Athlete of the Week: Carlos Mannarino

Athlete of the Week: Carlos Mannarino

Hannah Cordes, Staff Writer

January 29, 2017

This week's athlete of the week is soccer player Carlos Mannarino. Mannarino is a senior in the International Baccalaureate program and has been a key player for the Cavalier defense throughout the whole season. Q&A When did you start playing soccer? So I started playing soccer back whe...

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...

Athlete of the Week: Angel Perez

Athlete of the Week: 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...

Athlete of the Week: Amy Ransom & Hannah Evans

Athlete of the Week: Amy Ransom & Hannah Evans

Hannah Cordes, Staff Writer

December 11, 2016

This week's athletes of the week are senior Amy Ransom and junior Hannah Evans. Last week, the Lady Cavaliers had three games in which Ransom scored five goals and Evans scored three goals. They ended the week by defeating their district rivals, Coral Park and Braddock, as well as tying against Krop. To...

Athlete of the Week: Alex Rabell

Athlete of the Week: Alex Rabell

Hannah Cordes, Staff Writer

December 2, 2016

This week's athlete of the week is Alex Rabell. He scored one goal last week against Miami Beach and has been a leader on and off the field for the Cavaliers' soccer team all season. Rabell is a senior in the IB program. CavsConnect: What position do you play? Rabell: So I started playing center...

Athlete of the Week: Jamar Thompkins

Athlete of the Week: Jamar Thompkins

Hannah Cordes, Staff Writer

November 23, 2016

This week's athlete of the week is senior running back Jamar Thompkins. He ran for 168 yards and scored two touchdowns to help lead the Cavaliers to a 21-7 victory over rival Southwest. To read more on Jamar Thompkins click here. Make sure to congratulate him on his success and wish him luck on his future triumphs....

Athlete of the Week: Nick Galuppo

Athlete of the Week: Nick Galuppo

Hannah Cordes, Staff Writer

November 21, 2016

This week's athlete of the week is senior quarterback Nick Galuppo. He led the Cavalier offense to scoring 19 points and a hard fought victory in the regional semi-finals over rival Columbus. This victory was especially sweet due to the fact that Columbus beat Gables in the regular season. The team knew...

Athlete of the Week: Amy Ransom & Christopher Rodriguez

Athlete of the Week: Amy Ransom & Christopher Rodriguez

Hannah Cordes, Staff Writer

November 21, 2016

This week's athletes of the week are senior Amy Ransom and sophomore Christopher Rodriguez. Ransom scored 4 goals and had 3 assists in the Lady Cavalier soccer team's win over district rival South Miami. Rodriguez had three goals to help tie up the game against Columbus and defeat South Miami. To...

Athlete of the Week: Cross Country Team

Athlete of the Week: Cross Country Team

Hannah Cordes, Staff Writer

November 21, 2016

Not only are they the athletes of the week, but the cross country team took on the state championship on Saturday, Nov. 5. The team got a combined score of 394 points and placed No. 17 class 4A. "States was an amazing experience for all of us. It was the first time the team has ever made it to states...

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