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Cavalier Wrestlers Own Regionals and Aim to Crush It at States

The Coral Gables wrestling team has practiced their technique and the wrestlers have conditioned to be tough, preparing each other for the toughest competition in the state of Florida.

Anthony Russo, Staff writer

March 8, 2020

Marching into the tough spring season, the Cavalier wrestlers are only adding some spring to their step. At the beginning of the 2019-2020 school year, the Coral Gables campus has been under construction, which has been the biggest obstacle for the Cavaliers. Their usual practice location, which was commonly referre...

Athlete of the Week: February Edition

The February Athletes of the Month features a stacked amount of talent from athletes who wrestle, play soccer and basketball during the spring sports season.

Allegra Sharp, Staff Writer

February 4, 2020

With the temperatures heating up, the Cavalier athletes refuse to slow down.  Winter sports seasons are officially over, and it is not difficult to see the growth of various athletes across the sports of soccer, basketball and wrestling from early November to now Both the boys' and girls' soccer...

Leaving Their Differences Off the Mat: Meeting the Girls on the Wrestling Team

The newest additions to the Cavalier Wrestling team are bringing the fiercest competition. Victoria Benedetti (left), Giovanna Flores (right) and Sara Richards are the first females ever to participate in the sport of wrestling at Coral Gables.

Allegra Sharp, Staff Writer

December 3, 2019

Wrestling is often thought of as a sport of masculine exhibition where two males battle it out on a mat to assert their dominance. Without a doubt, wrestling is a very rough sport that requires patience and skill, and several Lady Cavaliers have taken on the challenge of breaking barriers in the rigorous...

Into the Winter: Cavalier Sports

The Cavalier Basketball team poses for a picture as they participate in a media session ahead of the winter sports season

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...

Wrestling the weight off

Wrestling the weight off

Natalie Abrahantes, highlights contributor

March 22, 2019

It is a well-established fact that the sport of wrestling requires a rigorous diet plan. Wrestlers are under constantly worry about their weight, which then leads to very restricted meal intakes and unhealthy amounts of exercise. What often goes unnoticed though is that all these negative habits are d...

Athletes of the Week: January Edition

The Athletes of the Week for the month of January.Pictured Above: Charlotte Bilbao (Top left), Etienne Montigny (Bottom Left), Ceci Rodriguez (Right)

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...

Athletes of the Week: December Edition

Athletes from various sports each battling their competitors in tough matches or games.

Trey Riera-Gomez, Staff Writer

January 8, 2019

Throughout the month of December, a number of Gables’ winter sports teams lived up to their expectations, trying to close out 2018 strong and finish high in their respective standing. As the end to the first half of the academic year neared, several athletes, stood out among all the rest for their...

Wrestle Your Heart Out

The Cavalier Wrestling team poses for their team picture.

Trey Riera-Gomez, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018

Wrestling, the intense and strenuous sport widely renowned for its requirement of great physical skill and strength, is one that has been developing for thousands of years. With records of the sport dating back to the year 10,000 B.C.  in early Egyptian societies, wrestling gained its current popularity...

Cavalier Sports: Why We Play

Why do YOU play Cavalier sports?

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 of the Week: Jaafari Stephens

This week's athlete of the week is junior Jaafari Stephens.

Hannah Cordes, Staff Writer

March 16, 2017

The athlete of the week for the week March 5-11 is Jaafari Stephens. Stephens placed third overall in his weight class at the FHSAA State Wrestling Tournament. Stephens is a junior in the Design, Education and Hospitality (DE&H) academy and cannot be pinned down. Q&A How long have you been wrest...

Athlete of the Week: Katalina Bartelt

Katalina Bartelt is the athlete of the week for the week Feb. 5-11.

Hannah Cordes, Staff Writer

February 8, 2017

The athlete of the week for the week Feb. 5-11 is Katalina Bartelt. Bartelt won her weight division in the GMAC wrestling tournament. Bartelt is a junior in the DEH academy and is the first female GMAC wrestling champion from the Coral Gables team. Bartelt also qualified for the state championship. Bartlett...

Gables’ Wrestling Takes Down Ransom Duels

Gables' Wrestling Takes Down Ransom Duels

Cavan Wilson, Thomas Harley, and Sara Saliamonas

January 20, 2017

On Wednesday, Jan. 18, the Gables wrestling team took to the mats in our own gym to face the Ransom Duels. The other teams joining in this competition were Ransom, Alonzo and Tracy Mourning, and South Miami. Gables went into the competition with some confidence that came from having a larger team than...

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