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Bouncing Back Into Basketball

Bouncing Back Into Basketball

Trey Riera-Gomez, Staff Writer

December 8, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Top Stories, Winter

One of Gables’ biggest winter sports, basketball, has just begun and will soon be in full swing. After already having spent weeks doing extensive and rigorous preseason training, the team, and many around campus, are anticipating a very successful year for the Cavalier Boys Basketball team. “I...

Athletes of the Week: Winter Edition

Athletes of the Week: Winter Edition

Miguel Lemus and Jefrany D'catry

December 5, 2018


Filed under Athlete Spotlight, Bowling, Cross Country, Soccer, Sports

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


Filed under Athlete Spotlight, Sports, Sports Center Carousel, Top Stories

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


Filed under Athlete Spotlight, Sports, Sports Center Carousel

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


Filed under Fall, Sports

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...

A Kickoff to Cavalier Soccer

A Kickoff to Cavalier Soccer

Daniel Toll, Sports Editor

November 5, 2018


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Sports Center Carousel, Top Stories, Winter

With the conclusions of high school fall sports approaching , there is an ever-increasing excitement about the joy and exhilaration that the winter sports will surely bring. In the last couple of weeks, the world's most universally played sport, soccer, has been revived at Gables for the 2018-2019 season....

Coral Gables Swimming Ends the Season with a Splash

Coral Gables Swimming Ends the Season with a Splash

Patrick Ales, Staff Writer

October 20, 2018


Filed under Fall, Sports, Sports Center Carousel, Swimming

As district championships rapidly approach and the regular season nears its end, the Coral Gables Cavaliers Swimming team is prepared to meet the challenge head on. The success of a season is usually measured by the team's performance at the district and state levels, and many on the team are ready to...

Triathlete Colin Wilson Wins on the National Stage

Triathlete Colin Wilson Wins on the National Stage

Trey Riera-Gomez, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018


Filed under Athlete Spotlight, Cross Country, Sports, Sports Center Carousel, Top Stories

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 running in the USA Triathlon Age Group Draft-Legal National...

McGregor vs Khabib Goes Beyond the Octagon

McGregor vs Khabib Goes Beyond the Octagon

Patrick Ales, Staff Writer

October 11, 2018


Filed under Domestic Affairs, Opinion

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), under the leadership of CEO Dana White, is slowly becoming one of the most popular sports brands in the world. At the center of this steady rise is quite possibly the biggest attraction in all of the sports, Irishman Conor McGregor. The outspoken fighter is no...

Fifth Time’s A Charm: Girls Volleyball Wins on Senior Night

Fifth Time’s A Charm: Girls Volleyball Wins on Senior Night

Melanie Estrada, Staff Witer

October 11, 2018


Filed under Fall, Girls Volleyball, Sports

On Oct. 4 at 7 p.m., the Cavaliers Girls Varsity Varsity Volleyball team played the Lady Braddock Bulldogs in their final game of the season. This game was dedicated to all of the senior players and one that all Cavalier volleyball fans have been waiting for. As Coach Monica De la Vega said, this year's...

Cristina Abello: Diving into Success

Cristina Abello: Diving into Success

Mathilde Requier, Social Media Manager

September 14, 2018


Filed under highlights, Sports (highlights)

Although she may seem like an average freshman, Cristina Abello dedicates her time to a unique and distinct sport: diving. While it is still not mainstream, diving has developed into one of the most attractive sports in the world. Until two years ago, Abello would have never imagined that one day she would...

Turtle International Football League: Buddle Huddies Edition

Turtle International Football League: Buddle Huddies Edition

Patrick Ales and Thomas Harley

September 10, 2018


Filed under Fall, Football, Galleries, Sports, Spotlights, Student, Video

The sport of fantasy football was established as not only a game of paper and pencil, but a game of heart. Even as the technological advancements of the late 20th century were made, and the game transitioned to a computerized system, the passion for the game of football has held strong in the hearts...

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