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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

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...

Athletes of the Week: December Edition

Athletes of the Week: December Edition

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

Wrestle Your Heart Out

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

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...

Athlete of the Week: Jaafari Stephens

Athlete of the Week: 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

Athlete of the Week: Katalina Bartelt

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...

Athletes of the Week: Desnee Johnson and Noah Pla

Athletes of the Week: Desnee Johnson and Noah Pla

Hannah Cordes, Staff Writer

January 13, 2017

This week's athletes of the week are Desnee Johnson and Noah Pla. Johnson is a junior in the Academy of Finance on the Lady Cavaliers basketball team and scored 23 points towards their win against district rival, Braddock. Pla is a senior in the CAF&DM academy and is on the wrestling team. He went...

Athlete of the Week: Angel Perez

Athlete of the Week: Angel Perez

Hannah Cordes, Staff Writer

December 24, 2016

The athlete of the week for the week of Dec. 11-17 is Angel Perez. Perez finished second in the John Lyzott Wrestling Tournament and also went 9-1 in the previous week. Perez is a junior in the National Academy of Finance (NAF), but his wrestling career started before he came to Gables. "This will...

Athlete of the Week: Katalina Bartelt

Athlete of the Week: Katalina Bartelt

Mariam Ahumada, Staff Writer

February 21, 2016

This week's Athlete of the Week is definitely one of a kind! Sophomore and wrestler Katalina Bartelt was the only wrestler in Dade-County to come in first place at the Female Wrestling State Championship. Bartelt won in the 97-pound division. Q: How do you feel about being selected as Athlete...

Athlete of the Week: Gee Stanley, Anthony Vizcaino & Shakur Cooper

Athlete of the Week: Gee Stanley, Anthony Vizcaino & Shakur Cooper

Hannah Cordes, Staff Writer

February 16, 2016

Congratulations to seniors Shakur Cooper and Gee Stanley. Both received first team All-Dade honors by the Miami Herald for football. To read up more on Cooper and Stanley, click here. Our other athlete of the week is senior wrestler Anthony Vizcaino. Vizcaino has pinned 17 consecutive opponents over ...

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