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Lady Cavalier Soccer Season Opener: Bitter Defeat or Source of Fuel?

Lady Cavalier Soccer Season Opener: Bitter Defeat or Source of Fuel?

Ariana Alvarez, Staff Writer

November 17, 2019

On Nov. 12, the Lady Cavalier Soccer team played against Miami Palmetto Senior High School at Gables's home field. The girls have been practicing almost everyday during the fall, preparing themselves for the winter. With new additions to the team and new strategies to execute, the girls' soccer team...

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...

Marco Lund-Hansen: A Soccer Star in the Making

Marco Lund-Hansen: A Soccer Star in the Making

Allison Cajina, Staff Writer

October 13, 2019

When it comes to the Coral Gables Cavaliers, they never cease to surprise people with their special talents and personalities. Fellow Cavalier Marco Lund-Hansen is a junior with exceptional talent in the sport of soccer, better known as fútbol. Lund-Hansen has gained a large social media following and has had once-in-a-lifetime opportunities that ha...

Getting a Leg Up On the Soccer Season With Conditioning

Getting a Leg Up On the Soccer Season With Conditioning

Sofia Cruz and Ariana Alvarez

October 13, 2019

As winter approaches, the soccer season for the Lady Cavalier Soccer team comes rolling in. To prepare the prospective team members for tryouts, conditioning for the girls has started early in the Cavalier weight room. Soccer is a very intense sport that requires strength and stamina, so these e...

Time for Tempo!

Time for Tempo!

Ariana Alvarez, Staff Writer

August 26, 2019

As you may know, the Coral Gables Senior High School soccer teams practice and play on the school's field. However, they are not the only soccer teams that enjoy the privilege of using that field. A team called Miami Tempo also has access to the school's field and uses it to practice and develop young...

Transfer Talk: A Review of the Moves All Across the World of Soccer

Transfer Talk: A Review of the Moves All Across the World of Soccer

Japheth Oyedepo, Staff Writer

August 25, 2019

The off-season of professional soccer is an extensive waiting game. The "will he stay or will he go?" question is commonly asked when it comes to world-class soccer players in the European soccer transfer market. The acquisition of such players can lift the spirits and hopes of a team and its supporters....

Jill Ellis Steps Down as Head Coach of USWNT After Leading Team to Fourth World Cup Win

Jill Ellis Steps Down as Head Coach of USWNT After Leading Team to Fourth World Cup Win

Camryn Bagnall-Koger, Staff Writer

August 12, 2019

After leading the United States Women’s National Team (USWNT) to victory in the 2019 Women’s World Cup, head coach Jill Ellis issued a press release on July 30 announcing she would be stepping down from the position. She assumed the position in 2014 from Tom Sermanni, and led the team for the next...

European Soccer Giants Clash in Our Own Backyard

European Soccer Giants Clash in Our Own Backyard

Alexander Tabares, Staff Writer

August 8, 2019

Two of the most prodigious soccer teams in Europe traveled to South Florida to bring quite the spectacle to the United States. On the night of Aug. 7, the highly anticipated duel went down; Barcelona and Napoli clashed in an overcrowded Hard Rock Stadium. Barcelona, the winner of the Spanish soccer...

The United States National Women’s Soccer Team is the Best in the World. It’s Time to Pay them like it.

The United States National Women’s Soccer Team is the Best in the World. It’s Time to Pay them like it.

Chase Bagnall-Koger, News Editor

July 19, 2019

When Alex Morgan, a star striker on the United States Women's National soccer Team (USWNT), cinched a timely goal in the 31st minute of the England vs American World Cup game, she sipped tea. Miming the traditionally British action for a few seconds after solidifying the American team's lead over a fo...

Senior Cavaliers Represent Gables at the Soccer All-Star Game

Senior Cavaliers Represent Gables at the Soccer All-Star Game

Chase Bagnall-Koger, News Editor

March 12, 2019

In accordance with annual tradition, the Senior All-Star soccer game was held on Mar. 9, featuring the top players from the teams that were most successful during the regular season.  Coral Gables Senior High was represented by a total of four students:  Carolina Alvarez, Cecilia Rodriguez, Nicolas...

Athletes of the Week: February Edition

Athletes of the Week: February Edition

Jefrany D'catry and Miguel Lemus

March 5, 2019

The month of February marks the ending of Cavalier winter sports, only to bring on the excitement that the wave of spring sports will bring to our school. However, among the numerous athletes that played throughout the winter season, a few have been recognized by Gables for their athletic achievements...

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...

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