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Lady Knights fight, fall in state semis against Bishop Moore

Lady Knights fight, fall in state semis against Bishop Moore

Isabel Hanewicz, RHStoday Editor-in-Chief
November 5, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase, Volleyball

Saturday's 6A volleyball state semifinal between Robinson (20-10-1) and Bishop Moore (26-1) was not quite the dominating win a 3-0 shut out by Bishop Moore would usually dictate. Neither was it quite the underdog story the Knights had hoped for. A rematch of last year's state semifinal game which...

For fourth year, Lady Knights defeat Lely to move on to state semis

For fourth year, Lady Knights defeat Lely to move on to state semis

Macy McClintock, Staff Writer
November 2, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase, Sports, Volleyball

In their fourth consecutive regional final win against Lely, the Lady Knights swept the Trojans in three sets, 25-8, 25-16 and 25-17. “Coming into the game, I knew we’ve played tougher teams than this,” head coach Stephanie Turner said. “And we just needed to come in, stay focused and get...

Knights end season, playoff dreams with 38-0 loss to Jefferson

Knights end season, playoff dreams with 38-0 loss to Jefferson

Macy McClintock, Staff Writer
October 28, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Showcase, Sports

Robinson (3-6) entered into Friday night’s matchup against Jefferson (5-3) knowing it was a must win-game. Yet for the fourth year in the row, the Knights fell short of a playoff berth, getting shut out 38-0 by the Dragons. When the referees called for the captains, Anthony Krouse Jr. (’17) hobbled...

Robinson keeps playoff hopes with 20-12 win over Spoto

Robinson keeps playoff hopes with 20-12 win over Spoto

Macy McClintock, Staff Writer
October 22, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Showcase

After dropping last week’s’ pivotal district game to Jesuit 56-3, the Knights returned to face Spoto in a district and homecoming game that also served as senior night. With a comeback to a 20-12 win, the Knights remain a contender in the battle for district runner-up. “We knew we could win,...

Tigers, Davis prove district dominance in 56-3 win over the Knights

Tigers, Davis prove district dominance in 56-3 win over the Knights

Macy McClintock, Staff Writer
October 15, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Showcase, Sports

After a strong win against Alonso at home, Robinson (2-5) went into their game with higher hopes of fighting against undefeated district rival Jesuit (7-0). However, they were unable to break the strength of the Tigers in a 56-3 loss, while Jesuit’s Malik Davis (‘17) also clinched two county records. “We...

Knights shut out Alonso in 30-0 win

Knights shut out Alonso in 30-0 win

Macy McClintock, Sports Writer
October 8, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Showcase

With threats of cancellation due to Hurricane Matthew behind them, Robinson (3-4) battled Alonso (0-7) this Friday, October 7. The Knights were able to shut out the Ravens 30-0. “They hustled tonight, defense really got around the ball. They were listening to their coaches and executing.” said...

Lady Knights defend home court on senior night against Durant

Lady Knights defend home court on senior night against Durant

Macy McClintock, Sports Writer
October 7, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Volleyball

On senior night, the Lady Knights defended their home court, sweeping the Durant Cougars 25-12, 25-15 and 26-24. Before the game, the Knight's six seniors - Emma Duffey, Maggie McKee, Samantha Verdisco, Laura Hill, Emily Draper and McKenna Tyson - were honored with a short presentation. “I love...

Knights fall short in tight battle with East Bay, 16-12

Knights fall short in tight battle with East Bay, 16-12

Macy McClintock, Staff Writer
September 30, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Showcase, Sports

After a 47-0 victory against King last Friday, the Knights (1-4) searched for a second season win Friday, against the East Bay Indians but fell short in a tight match, 16-12. “We’re getting better every week, we’re just really young. It’s a process. Improvement may not happen as much as we...

Knights Lose 4-0 to Middleton

Knights Lose 4-0 to Middleton

Macy McClintock, Sports Writer
September 17, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Showcase, Sports

After a 38-0 loss to Plant last week, the Knights (0-3) were looking to defeat Middleton (4-0) in their first district match up at Jack Peters Field Friday night, but were defeated 4-0. The Knights got off to a rough beginning, with two false starts and a missed 40 yard field goal within the first...

Knights Fall to 0-2 After 38-0 Loss to Plant

Knights Fall to 0-2 After 38-0 Loss to Plant

Macy McClintock, Staff Writer
September 10, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Showcase

Hoping for redemption after the 22-8 blowout at the hands of the Blake Yellowjackets two weeks ago, Robinson (0-2) faced hometown rival Plant (2-0) in a non-district matchup Friday night at Jack Peters Field. In search of South Tampa bragging rights, the Knights were defeated 38-0. “We’re not...

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