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Not a Bad Start to the Spring Season: The Return of Badminton

The Cavalier Badminton team is coming back to dominate the competition during the 2020 spring sports season. Holding multiple returning members and some new athletes, they are ready to show the district their competitive nature.

Anthony Russo, Staff Writer

February 15, 2020

With the seasons quickly cycling, it is finally time for badminton to make its return to the hardwood. Although the sport is not as popular as the major high school sports like football, soccer, basketball and baseball, it is one of the most globally-renowned sports and is one of the most exciting and...

Last, But Not Least: The Spring Sports Season

The third and final sports season during the scholastic year sees badminton, baseball, boys' volleyball, softball, tennis, track & field, water polo and girls' flag football players spring into action.

Alexander Tabares and Allegra Sharp

February 1, 2020

A wise man once said: third time's a charm. Perhaps, that is why there are so many sports during the third and final season of the scholastic year. The spring season has come to shed light on the up and coming teams that students and fans are looking forward to. This season allows athletes to show their...

Hitting Them With Their Best Shot: Cavalier Badminton

Captain Andrew Aramayo eyes the birdie during badminton practice at the school gym.

Trey Riera-Gomez, Staff Writer

March 25, 2019

As the school year is wrapping up and Gables students are finishing up their 3rd grading period, several of Gables’ sports are just coming into season, one of which is badminton. The sport has its own niche at the school and, while not known by many, it is loved by all of those involved. Badminton...

Badminton to the Bone

The badminton team celebrates their hard work as they dine at The Big Cheese.

Daniel Toll, Sports Editor

April 5, 2018

What may come as a surprise to many, the origins of the game of badminton are pinpointed to at least 2,000 years ago, deriving from the game of battledore and shuttlecock played in Ancient Greece, China and India. Being closely related to the modernized version of badminton, battledore and shuttlecock...

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...

Badminton Faces off Against Miami Springs

Gables hits the shuttlecock right back to their opponents during their match against Miami Springs.

Yeileny Lopez, Staff Writer

February 19, 2017

On Feb. 16, Gables's badminton team went up against Miami Springs. Gables took home the win by beating Miami Springs 8-2. Within one week, the team was able to show improvement since their last match and were able to win. In the first match of the season, Gables badminton lost to Braddock, 4-6, as a...

Badminton Season Comes to a Close

Mixed doubles partners Cassandra Gil and Alejandro Rovira winning against Coral Park.

Robert DeDonatis, Staff Writer

April 11, 2016

All this week, the Gables badminton team was hard at work with three games. The first game was played on Monday, April 4 at Braddock against Braddock. The Cavaliers beat Braddock in all of the boys' single and boys' double matches. The girls won a singles match and the team also got a mixed doubles victor...

Athlete of the Week: Gaitana Jaramillo

Senior Gaitana Jaramillo has done a great job of starting off the badminton team with a great season.

Maria F. Estrada, Staff Writer

March 18, 2016

Senior Gaitana Jaramillo has been playing on the badminton team since freshman year. Her passion for the game extends beyond the court and has carried with her throughout her four years of play. Jaramillo has been a part of the team since her freshman year when she was approached by upperclassmen that...

Octavio Castro

Senior Octavio Castro (left) with his boys doubles partner Alejandro Rovira (right)

Kelsy Pacheco, Sports Editor

May 12, 2015

An accomplished and involved senior, Octavio Castro has done a lot in his four years at Gables. With so may things under his belt, this senior hopes to accomplish more in his future. Castro has been playing badminton ever since his freshman year at Gables. He heard about the sport from his friends,...

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