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Toxic Chemicals Cause Melreese Golf Course to Close

Toxic Chemicals Cause Melreese Golf Course to Close

Sofia Cruz, Staff Writer

August 30, 2019

It came as a shock to many this past week on Tuesday, Aug. 20, when the Melreese golf course was shut down for having toxic chemicals in its soil. The ground was found to have high levels of dangerous pollutants in the dirt, which was a concern among those who golf there or have a financial investment...

Tiger Woods Emerges Victorious For His Fifth Masters Title

Tiger Woods Emerges Victorious For His Fifth Masters Title

Trey Riera-Gomez and Patrick Ales

April 16, 2019

As of just two weeks ago, a remarkable feat was accomplished in the world of golf, as world-renowned golf star Tiger Woods fought through one of the greatest comebacks not only in the history of the sport but frankly in the history of any sport,  in winning his fifth Masters tournament. This year, the...

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...

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...

Athlete Spotlights: Sofia Alfonso and Kevin Monjarrez

Athlete Spotlights: Sofia Alfonso and Kevin Monjarrez

Jefrany D’catry, Staff Writer

October 12, 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 Oct.1 and Oct. 12.

Athletes of the Week: September Edition

Athletes of the Week: September Edition

Trey Riera-Gomez, Staff Writer

October 6, 2018

As school has finally sprung back into session over the past month, so have the fall sports that many of the talented athletes at Gables participate in. Whether through football, cross country, volleyball or any of the various other sports played during the fall season, our Cavaliers are always trying...

Gables Golf Opens their Season Strong

Gables Golf Opens their Season Strong

Emily Simon, Staff Writer

September 5, 2016

On Wednesday, Aug. 31, the Gables golf team competed against Terra and Lourdes Academy at the Miccosukee Golf Course. The boys’ team finished with an overall score of 255 while the girls scored 225. Although the boys of Gables played a great match, Terra outplayed them and took home the win. However,...

Fall Athletes Ranked First Team All-Dade

Fall Athletes Ranked First Team All-Dade

Cavan Wilson, Sports Editor

February 1, 2016

Congratulations to all of our Cavaliers who got First Team All-Dade. This year, we have four representatives from Gables who were selected for their hard work and dedication to their sports. Seniors Gee Stanley and Shakur Cooper received First Team All-Dade for football, senior Matthew Monjarrez received...

Fall Sports Recap

Fall Sports Recap

Cavan Wilson, Sports Editor

November 6, 2015

With another fall season nearly tucked away for the Cavaliers, there have been some huge wins. All the sports had very good seasons and look to come back even stronger next year. All of the teams are very content with their seasons and had a lot of fun during the numerous competitions. The Cavaliers...

Golf GMAC

Golf GMAC

Albany Muria, Editor

October 28, 2015

On Oct. 8, the Gables golf team took a successful swing at the Great Miami Athletic Conference (GMAC). Although the girls  finished in third place with 402 points, the only male qualifier, Tomas Nieves, achieved 76 points. Individually, in the girls' team, Marisa Urutia was able to accumulate 90...

Cavaliers Swing Against Baracudas

Cavaliers Swing Against Baracudas

Cavan Wilson, Sports Editor

October 5, 2015

On Thursday, Oct. 1, the Gables golf teams faced off against the Coral Reef Barracudas at the Palmetto golf course. The girls' team finished with a score of 244. Meanwhile, the boys worked together to manage a score of 214. However, Coral Reef was still able to subdue both teams and take the victory....

Athlete of the Week Tomas Nieves

Athlete of the Week Tomas Nieves

Cavan Wilson, Sports Editor

September 23, 2015

Now in his senior year, golfer Tomas Nieves is heading up the boys' golf team. Last week, he scored a 73 at the Dade County Youth Fair and won single possession of second place after a two hole playoff. To find out more about Nieves, click here....

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