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Which NBA Superstar Will Take Home the League MVP Award?

Which NBA Superstar Will Take Home the League MVP Award?

Trey Riera-Gomez, Staff Writer

May 3, 2019

As the 2019 National Basketball Association season is approaching its end with the kickoff of the NBA playoffs several weeks ago, and several teams already having moved on to the second round, talk about who should be this year’s MVP, or most valuable player, has already begun.  As usual, this season...

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...

Athlete of the Week: March Edition

Athlete of the Week: March Edition

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

April 2, 2019

As the spring season is now on the decline, many Cavalier athletes are working to take their game to the next level. It takes a lot of commitment and dedication to be part of a competitive team. However, the students below have been distinguished from their fellow teammates due to their previous achieve...

Athletes of the Week: January Edition

Athletes of the Week: January Edition

Jefrany D'catry and Miguel Lemus

February 12, 2019

January marks the beginning of a new year and of new goals. Upon returning to school, Gables' student-athletes have more motivation than ever to achieve what they had not accomplished in the previous year. As of now, Gables' sports teams have been extremely successful; their dedication and effort have...

Shooting for Success

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

January 16, 2019

Junior Isabella Pinera has been a part of the Lady Cavalier Basketball team since her sophomore year. She was determined to join after playing for the basketball team at her middle school. Pinera joined in an effort to become more involved with the school and to have a chance get back into a hobby she...

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...

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...

Cavalier Sports: Why We Play

Cavalier Sports: Why We Play

Melanie Estrada, Staff Writer

December 4, 2018

Whether its soccer, basketball, volleyball or football, sports have touched the lives of many Cavaliers. Although for many it is a way to destress from the rigorous demands of academics, it is also a way to stay active and enjoy time alongside friends. Student-athletes put in a lot of effort into th...

Gables Hosts Special Olympics Basketball Competition

Gables Hosts Special Olympics Basketball Competition

Maia Berthier, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018

Monday, Nov. 26 brought this year’s Miami-Dade County Public Schools Basketball Competition to Coral Gables Senior High. The event was sponsored by the Special Olympics Organization and united over 20 Miami-Dade County middle and elementary schools for one eventful day. For the past several years, the competition has taken place in our gymnasium and it h...

D-Wade’s Last Dance

D-Wade’s Last Dance

Chase Bagnall-Koger, News Editor

September 23, 2018

On Sept. 18, basketball star Dwyane Wade thrilled fans when he announced to the world that he would push his retirement back another year for one final season with the Miami Heat. Wade, spreading the big news on a Twitter post, called his decision to remain with the Heat his "last dance." The storybook...

An Education With a Promise

An Education With a Promise

Daniel Toll, Sports Editor

August 20, 2018

If LeBron James needed anything else to contribute to his legacy beyond the basketball court, he did so on Aug. 4 when he launched his "I Promise" school for underprivileged children in his hometown of Akron, Ohio. Primarily known for his prowess on the basketball court, King James has taken it upon...

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...

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