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Athlete of the Week and State Champion: Cavan Wilson

Cavan Wilson celebrates his victory alongside his two coaches.

Daniel Toll, Sports Editor

May 14, 2018

On the week of May 6 through May 13, senior Cavan Wilson was awarded Athlete of the Week honors for his efforts at the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) Track and Field Championships. However, this recognition doesn't captivate well enough the athletic performance and perseverance that...

A Run for History: Boston Marathon 2018

Desiree Linden crosses the Boston Marathon finish line, becoming the first American female winner in 33 years.

Ana Capiro, Spanish Editor

April 19, 2018

The 122nd Boston Marathon proved to be a race led by strong female athletes. Five years after the tragic bombing, the city of Boston and runners everywhere have grown stronger and more fearless. Over 30,000 participants lined up on Apr. 16 this year, all showing their endurance and courage by braving...

Lead the Pack! Run Track!

Gables competes versus Miami Sunset Senior High School in the 4x400 relay.

Daniel Toll, Sports Editor

April 2, 2018

Track and Field is an ancient sport with a remarkable history and a unique origin. Centered around the skills of running, jumping and throwing, the name of this sport is derivative of the typical sports venue in which its events are held: a stadium with a field meant to host events that require jumping,...

Cavs Conquer The Miracle Walk and Down Syndrome 5K

Sophomore Christian Segurola dancing on stage.

Jesse Zambrano, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017

Cavaliers gathered outside Coral Gables City Hall bright and early on Sunday morning to take part in the Miracle Walk and Down Syndrome 5K hosted by the Down Syndrome Association of Miami. The 11th annual Miracle Walk commenced at nine a.m., after the culmination of the fourth annual 5K, which began...

Off to a Good Start: Pre-Season Quad Track Meet at Gables

Sophomore Anthony Imperatori and junior Mario Garcia participating in the first track meet of the year.

Natalia Rodriguez, Staff Writer

February 15, 2017

On Feb. 8, Ransom hosted the first track and field meet of the year on the Gables track. The pre-season quad meet gave the track team a glimpse at what to expect for the season, without having to worry if it would affect their record for the regular season. While the meet may have only served as a...

Athlete of the Week: Cross Country Team

The boys' cross country team at the state championship.

Hannah Cordes, Staff Writer

November 21, 2016

Not only are they the athletes of the week, but the cross country team took on the state championship on Saturday, Nov. 5. The team got a combined score of 394 points and placed No. 17 class 4A. "States was an amazing experience for all of us. It was the first time the team has ever made it to states...

XC King of the Hill Invitational

The boys' XC team practices running up the hill in preparation for the meet.

Thomas Harley, Staff Writer

September 14, 2016

On Friday, Sep. 9, the Cavaliers' cross country team headed to their second meet of the season, with 26 male and female Cavaliers racing over the lone hill of Tropical Park. Squaring off against 53 other schools in an "uphill" battle, the runners competed in the taxing Miami weather. The girls' junior vars...

Running by Regionals

Walker takes off during his 200-meter dash.

Cavan Wilson, Staff Writer

May 16, 2016

The Gables Track and Field team performed incredibly at the Regional meet and managed to get a few athletes to advance to the state meet that will take place in May. Numerous athletes made it to Regionals this year and they all performed very well in their individual events. Nearly all of Gables' relay...

Cross Country Storm Through GMACs

Some of the boys' cross country team members getting ready to run

Kelsy Pacheco, Staff Writer

October 18, 2015

The Gables Cross Country team stormed through GMACs this year. On Friday, Oct. 16, even though the weather didn't cooperate too much, the meet ended up going on, with the runners running through the rain. For the girls' varsity team, senior Kady Boylan came in 31st place with a time of 23 minutes ...

119th Annual Boston Marathon

The Boston Marathon is one of the biggest long distance running events in the world.

Cavan Wilson, Staff Writer

April 23, 2015

On Monday, April 20, runners lined up for the start of a 26.2 mile run. It was a cold and wet day that was typical of Boston as the runners wound their way through the city's streets. Many people came together to share this experience and test their bodies in one of the most physically demanding ways....

Breaking in the Track

The track team is trying out their new addition.

Cavan Wilson, Staff Writer, Kelly Hanley, Photographer

February 21, 2015

This past Thursday, Feb. 12, the Cavalier Track and Field team held its first meet of the season on Gables's very own new track. The team competed against Ransom Everglades, Ferguson and Pine Crest High School. It was a great way for the team to start the season and prepare for meets getting to...

Running To States

The XC team posses with one of the mascots at the regionals meet.

Cavan Wilson, Staff Writer

November 12, 2014

And they're off! The speedy Cavalier cross country team represented Gables once again at this year's regionals meet. The boys team managed to finish eighth and was close on the heels of some of the teams in front of them. The boys also managed to set multiple personal bests in their last race for the...

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