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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.
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...

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
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...

Wrestling the weight off

Wrestling the weight off
Wrestling is a sport in which athletes have to learn to maintain a balanced diet, because of their lack of time management wrestlers often find themselves trying to achieve significant weight loss in only a few days.
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...

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)
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....

Athletes of the Week: December Edition

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

Wrestle Your Heart Out

The Cavalier Wrestling team poses for their team picture.
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...

Cavalier Sports: Why We Play

Why do YOU play Cavalier sports?
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...

Athlete of the Week: Jaafari Stephens

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...

Athlete of the Week: Katalina Bartelt

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

Gables’ Wrestling Takes Down Ransom Duels

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...

Athletes of the Week: Desnee Johnson and Noah Pla

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...

Athlete of the Week: Angel Perez

This week's athlete of week is Angel Perez.
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...

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