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Knights win second consecutive state championship over Miami Edison

Knights win second consecutive state championship over Miami Edison

Isabel Hanewicz, RHStoday Editor-in-Chief
May 20, 2017
Filed under Flag Football, Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports

In a repeat of last year, Robinson's flag football team secured the FHSAA 1A state title with a 28-6 win over Miami Edison. The FHSAA State Championship, held at Gainesville's Citizens Field, marked the Knights' third state title in four years. "I told the team today, winning isn't the only goal,...

Shot putter places at states, aims higher next season

Shot putter places at states, aims higher next season

Cilicia Anderson, Staff Writer
May 17, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports, Track and Field

Coming from Camp Zama, Japan, Destiny Thomas ('19) was exposed to Florida's highest level of competition during her first track season at Robinson. “This being my first year at an American school, coming from overseas, states was extremely competitive like I've never seen before and it's great...

Weekly recap: 5/1-5/5

Weekly recap: 5/1-5/5

Macy McClintock, sports editor
May 7, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Flag Football, Softball, Sports, Spring Sports

  Baseball: Hoping to advance to the 6A-8 District Finals and the regional tournament, the Knights faced the Jefferson Tigers on Tuesday, May 2. Dead bats led to a 2-1 loss and the end of the season for the Knights. Click here to read the story. Flag Football: The Knights defeated Blake...

Slow offense leads to 2-1 loss

Slow offense leads to 2-1 loss

Macy McClintock, sports editor
May 4, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports

With a five-game losing streak and the end of the season on the line, the Knights faced Jefferson on Tuesday, May 2, in the 6A-8 District Semifinals. Offense proved to be the downfall of the Knights, who lost 2-1. “Our kids played relaxed, we played well, we just couldn’t seem to get the hit when...

Baseball falls 10-2 on senior night

Baseball falls 10-2 on senior night

Macy McClintock, Sports Editor
April 23, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

For the first two innings of Thursday’s senior night matchup against Wharton (12-8), it seemed as if the Knights (11-11) were going to break their losing streak. However, after two controversial balks called on Peter Feinman (’17) in the third, allowing the Wildcats to score two runs, Wharton took...

Girls tennis secures back-to-back district championships

Girls tennis secures back-to-back district championships

Sarah Jennewein, Staff Writer
April 13, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Tennis

This past Monday, April 10, the girls tennis team won the 2A district competition for the second year in a row, beating Academy of the Holy Names with a score of 19-14. Elliot Peterson (’19) placed first in singles, and Peterson and Ashley Osiason (’18) won doubles. “It was great,” Osiason...

Unconventional methods put senior night on track

Unconventional methods put senior night on track

Macy McClintock, Sports Editor
April 13, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports, Track and Field

Due to scheduling conflicts, the boys and girls track teams were unable to host a meet at home this season, but that eliminated the possibility of senior night to honor the graduating class. To resolve this, the track team hosted an intra-squad meet and senior night on Tuesday, April 11 at Robinson...

Knights come back to defeat Panthers 20-13

Knights come back to defeat Panthers 20-13

Macy McClintock, Sports Editor
April 6, 2017
Filed under Flag Football, Sports, Spring Sports

In the South Tampa battle for flag football bragging rights, the Plant Panthers, ranked number two in 2A, fell to the Knights, ranked number one in 1A, 20-13 on Wednesday night in front of a loud home crowd. “That’s a great team. That’s a team that is going to be competing for a state title,"...

Tigers defeat Knights 4-1 in district matchup

Tigers defeat Knights 4-1 in district matchup

Isabel Giovannetti, RHStoday Editor-in-Chief
April 6, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

On Tuesday night, the Knights (10-7) faced the Jesuit Tigers (17-3) at home for the first time this season. Both teams started off with a scoreless first inning; despite getting three runners on base in the bottom of the first, the Knights were unable to bring in a run. Jesuit's offense heated...

Baseball falls to Plant, 3-2

Baseball falls to Plant, 3-2

Isabel Giovannetti, RHStoday Editor-in-Chief
March 10, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

Heading into Tuesday night, the Knights (4-3) prepared to take on the Plant Panthers (5-1) in this year’s rivalry game. After several unforced errors in the first two innings, the Knights were unable to come back and lost 3-2. The night started off rocky for Robinson, as a hit-by-pitch got Plant’s...

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