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Into the Winter: Cavalier Sports

Into the Winter: Cavalier Sports

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...

And I Hoop- Lady Cavalier Basketball is Coming in Strong in 2019

And I Hoop- Lady Cavalier Basketball is Coming in Strong in 2019

Audrey Simon, Staff Writer

October 13, 2019

The winter season is one of the most exciting times of the school year for Cavalier fans and athletes, and Lady Cavalier Basketball is one of many highly anticipated winter sports on campus, drawing a lot of hype among basketball fans. The Lady Cavalier basketball team has been preparing for the new...

The Miami Heat Torch the Spurs in Their First Preseason Game

The Miami Heat Torch the Spurs in Their First Preseason Game

Anthony Russo, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

Returning from what was considered a disappointing season, the Miami Heat went into their first National Basketball Association (NBA) preseason game going head-to-head against the San Antonio Spurs. The game was played on their home court at American Airlines Arena. Considering the fact that both teams compete...

Addition By Subtraction: The Miami Heat 2019 Offseason

Addition By Subtraction: The Miami Heat 2019 Offseason

Anthony Russo, Staff Writer

September 8, 2019

The 2018-2019 campaign for the Miami Heat was one to be filled with excitement and promise. However, as the year progressed, they found themselves plagued with numerous injuries, and they struggled to find any true rhythm. The Heat managed to finish with a record of 39 wins and 43 losses, falling jus...

The FIBA World Cup and the Team USA Crisis

The FIBA World Cup and the Team USA Crisis

Alexander Tabares, Staff Writer

September 4, 2019

The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) sets up a global basketball tournament called the FIBA Basketball World Cup. The tournament is held on a four year cycle. However, it has been five years since the last tournament was held in order to reset the cycle so that it does not coincide with the...

Cavalier Basketball Bounces Back to Action

Cavalier Basketball Bounces Back to Action

Allegra Sharp and Jeannette Perez

August 25, 2019

While it is still a few months away, the 2019-2020 Cavalier Basketball season is rapidly approaching. Despite being in the off-season, our Cavalier Basketball players have been preparing for the upcoming season through intense conditioning during the summer and maintaining themselves organized with their...

The Reoriented NBA Landscape: Has the Playing Field Been Leveled?

The Reoriented NBA Landscape: Has the Playing Field Been Leveled?

Kluivert Suquino, Sports Editor

July 27, 2019

As the dust begins to settle from a wild 2019 free agency frenzy, fans and players are adjusting to the seismic shifts in the landscape of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Free agents moved across the league beginning on the night of June 30th with the intention of maximizing their opportunit...

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...

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