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  • Students get out for Fall Break November 20
  • Now 1500 people allowed at Football games, only 400 at Volleyball
  • RHS COVID-19 Count: 7
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American racism never died

Jack Kirk, Sports Editor

May 29, 2020

Some might say that racism is not as prominent now as it was 50 years ago. But in the past few weeks, there have been plenty of examples of how racism is still running rampant within America. On Feb. 23, Ahmaud Arbery was killed in broad daylight by two white men while he was jogging. The two murderers,...

Flag football goes varsity

Colleges could see flag football in the future

Jack Kirk, Sports Editor

May 21, 2020

Flag football has been a high school sport for girls to enjoy for over a decade, and now they can enjoy it at the next level as well. On May 4, the NAIA, or the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, announced that flag football would be considered a varsity sport. According to ESPN, NAIA...

Buccaneers draft for the now

Jack Kirk, Sports Editor

May 11, 2020

After acquiring six-time super bowl champion Tom Brady during the offseason, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers had the job to draft pieces that would be ready to play as soon as possible. With their seven picks, it would be hard to draft better than they did in the 2020 NFL draft. Embed from Getty Imageswindow....

Update on 2020 spring sports

Julia Garcia ('20) stands at shortstop, waiting for the next batter.

Jack Kirk, Sports Editor

May 5, 2020

It was previously reported that the FHSAA had chosen to suspend spring sports due to the global pandemic that has students taking the remainder of their classes online. That ruling has been changed due to the progressing state of the nation's fight against COVID-19. After the decision by Florida governor...

First year, first team

Julia Miller ('23) surveys the court as a play develops.

Jack Kirk, Sports Editor

April 24, 2020

This year, a new star emerged on the Robinson girls' basketball team. Freshman guard Julia Miller lead the team in scoring, and was recognized for her success as she was named to the Western Conference American Division first team. "I was surprised because I thought it was mainly upperclassmen who...

Spring sports delayed

The team meets before starting warm-ups before the game

Jack Kirk, Sports Editor

April 9, 2020

With a statewide stay-at-home order in Florida, schools all over have switched to online learning. But spring sports for these schools do not have the luxury of switching to electronics. Therefore, the calendar for these teams has been altered. The sports that are being affected by this pandemic include:...

How to get your sports fix during quarantine

How to get your sports fix during quarantine

Jack Kirk, Sports Editor

April 6, 2020

It has been three weeks since live sports have been suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This has left a void in the hearts of many basketball and hockey fans as their seasons were getting close to the playoffs. Now they are left to deal with being stuck at home without any new sports content until...

Brady the Buccaneer

Jack Kirk, Sports Editor

March 26, 2020

After five seasons with one of the most polarizing quarterbacks of the decade, Jameis Winston, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers decided that they needed to make a change at the position. In an unusually rich quarterback market, the Buccaneers caught what many considered to be the biggest prize available, former...

What Governor DeSantis has done so far

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Jack Kirk, Sports Editor

February 27, 2020

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis assumed office on Jan. 8, 2019 after winning the election over Democratic candidate Andrew Gillum. In a little over a year in office, DeSantis has worked on different bills and projects in a few varying fields. Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie....

Knights beat Tigers, advance to district semis

Treyshawn Howard ('22) battles through the Middleton defense to attempt a layup.

Jack Kirk, Sports Editor

February 11, 2020

The Robinson Knights faced off against the Middleton Tigers in the first round of the district playoffs, and walked away with a 78-63 victory. After coming out of the first quarter down by three, Robinson outscored Middleton 25-12 in the second quarter to close out the first half, and held on to the...

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