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Athletes of the Week: November Edition

Athletes of the Week: November Edition

Miguel Lemus and Jefrany D'catry

December 5, 2018

Every week, Coral Gables Senior High likes to recognize the remarkable performances of student-athletes in their respective sports. They all put in a lot of effort, dedication and time to improve their skills, and are therefore deserving of attention for their achievements. Below are the outstanding...

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...

Athlete Spotlight: Violeta Alonso and Jonnathan Gonzalez

Athlete Spotlight: Violeta Alonso and Jonnathan Gonzalez

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

November 26, 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  Nov.12 and Nov. 24.

Into the Winter: Turning the Page on Fall Sports

Into the Winter: Turning the Page on Fall Sports

Trey Riera-Gomez, Staff Witer

November 20, 2018

After this past weekend, Coral Gables Cavalier fall sports have come to an end, transitioning the attention onto our school's assortment of winter sports. This school year has proven a successful one for Cavalier athletes across a variety of sports, as many different individuals and teams made it either...

Cavalier XC Sprints to the Finish

Cavalier XC Sprints to the Finish

Patrick Ales, Staff Writer

November 13, 2018

A long and grueling season is finally reaching its conclusion for the Coral Gables Cross Country team, and they have no intention of slowing down for their final meet. After performing remarkably well at Regionals, where the Boys Cross Country team placed in the top six teams and qualified for States,...

Triathlete Colin Wilson Emerges Victorious on the National Stage

Triathlete Colin Wilson Emerges Victorious on the National Stage

Trey Riera-Gomez, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018

Over this past weekend, one of our very own Cavaliers accomplished a feat so great, it was not only recognized locally or across the state, but was also featured on national headlines. On Saturday, Oct. 13, junior Colin Wilson spent his morning competing in the USA Triathlon Age Group Draft-Legal National...

Cross Country: Much More Than a Sprint

Cross Country: Much More Than a Sprint

Chase Bagnall-Koger, News Editor

September 9, 2018

The Coral Gables Cross Country team has hit the ground running this year and is already excelling in one of Gables's most physically challenging sports. With intense training that occurs five to six times a week, it is no surprise that the team has been building up their stamina and improving their...

Cavaliers Find Themselves Back On Campus

Cavaliers Find Themselves Back On Campus

Jefrany D'catry, Staff Writer

August 17, 2018

Back to school season has arrived and, for some, it is a bittersweet occurrence. For others though, they already find themselves around campus working hard to ensure their school year starts off strong.  Whether it is training for a fall sport, an early gathering of the publications or performanc...

XC Looks to Hit the Ground Running

XC Looks to Hit the Ground Running

Patrick Ales, Staff Writer

August 14, 2018

As he enters his 10th year of coaching the Coral Gables Cross Country team, Scott Nelson already has his team preparing for the upcoming season. Following a promising display at last year's Regional Championships, in which the girls' team finished fifth and the boys' finished seventh, the team sent eight...

XC Takes on State Championships 2017

XC Takes on State Championships 2017

Paula Gonzalez, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017

On Friday, Nov. 3, the Coral Gables' cross-country team took on the Regional Championships and obtained amazing results. This year, the meet took place at Tradewinds Park, which was a new course for the cross-country team members, as opposed to the traditional Larry & Penny Thompson course the Gables'...

Travesía hacia la victoria

Travesía hacia la victoria

Paula Gonzalez, Staff Writer

October 2, 2017

La temporada de Cross Country en Coral Gables High School se ha presentado como una llena de desafíos y exigentes objetivos para los integrantes del equipo tanto JV (Junior varsity) como Varsity. El año pasado, el equipo de hombres fue por primera vez a los estatales y el equipo de mujeres logro obtener...

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...

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