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Putting family first, Taylor resigns as head football coach

Putting family first, Taylor resigns as head football coach

Macy McClintock, Managing Editor

November 17, 2017


Filed under Around the School, Football, In Depth, News, Profiles, Showcase, Teacher Feature

Former head football coach Shawn Taylor's current social studies classroom sits just two doors down and across the hallway from his former Algebra II class, where he met his girlfriend in 1998. Fast forward 19 years, and those two mathletes are celebrating their 10-year wedding anniversary in January,...

Lady Knights fall to Bishop Moore 3-1, end season in State Semis

Lady Knights fall to Bishop Moore 3-1, end season in State Semis

Macy McClintock, Managing Editor

November 12, 2017


Filed under Around the School, Fall Sports, Showcase, Sports, Volleyball

If there's one word to describe Robinson volleyball, it's consistent. For the past three years, the Lady Knights (26-8) have claimed the regional title before falling to Bishop Moore (23-7) in the 6A State Semifinals. This year proved to be no different when the Lady Knights fell to the Hornets 4-1...

Lady Knights sweep Tarpon Springs to take the regional title

Lady Knights sweep Tarpon Springs to take the regional title

Natalia McCalla, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase, Sports, Volleyball

For the past four years, the Lady Knights (26-7) have claimed the Regional Final title before falling in the State Semifinal match. But this past Tuesday, Nov. 7, they added a fifth Regional title to their belts after sweeping Tarpon Springs (21-8) in three sets: 25-16, 25-17 and 25-13. "We were...

Lady Knights sweep Sebring 3-0, advance to Regional Finals

Lady Knights sweep Sebring 3-0, advance to Regional Finals

Macy McClintock, Managing Editor

November 3, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Volleyball

The Robinson stands were packed with an overwhelming amount of blue as the Lady Knights took on the Sebring Blue Streaks on Wednesday, Nov. 1, in the Regionals Semifinals matchup. The loud Blue Streaks chants and yells added a much more competitive sense to the game, even though the Lady Knights swept...

Bloomingdale, here we come

Bloomingdale, here we come

Abigail Meyer, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


Filed under Around the School, Fall Sports, Football, Showcase, Sports

With a tough 17-14 loss last Friday night against Jefferson High School, the Robinson football team prepares for their final game of the season against Bloomingdale High School tonight, Nov. 3. Because of last week's loss to the Dragons, the Knights no longer have a chance at making it to the playoffs due...

Cross country advances to Regionals

Nicole Perdigon, Staff writer

November 3, 2017


Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports

After placing first at districts last week, the T.R. Robinson girls cross country team is excited and feeling prepared for regionals on Friday, November 3 at Estero Community Park. The girls cross country team has high expectations for the their final placement at regionals. They are all hopeful they...

Blonde swimmers do it better

Blonde swimmers do it better

Macy McClintock, Managing Editor

November 2, 2017


Filed under Around the School, Fall Sports, Sports, Swimming

Prior to the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janiero, U.S swimmer and 12-time Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte died his hair light blue and earned gold. Inspired by his  good luck charm, three boys on the swim team, after qualifying for the state meet this past Saturday with their 200 medley relay, decided...

Weekly Recap 10/23/17-10/28/17

Weekly Recap 10/23/17-10/28/17

Cilicia Anderson, Sports Editor

November 1, 2017


Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Football, Golf, Sports, Swimming, Volleyball

Football: On Friday, Oct. 26, the Knights fell 20-14 in a pivotal game against Jefferson. Click here to read the story. Volleyball: The Lady Knights played Desoto County for their Regional Quarter game and won in three straight sets. Click here to read the game recap. Golf: The boys a...

Knights fall to Jefferson 20-14 in pivotal game

Knights fall to Jefferson 20-14 in pivotal game

Cilicia Anderson, Sports Editor

October 30, 2017


Filed under Around the School, Fall Sports, Football, Sports

Prior to Friday night's game against Jefferson, the Knights sat in eighth place for playoff standings, but a win against the Dragons would put them five points closer to second place, which is necessary to make the playoffs. The Knights came back from a 14-point deficit, but were unable to pull through...

Cross Country takes the lead

Cross Country takes the lead

Morgan Brazier, Staff Writer

October 28, 2017


Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Showcase

Robinson's boys Cross Country team has been training since the beginning of summer for their district meet on Thursday, October 26. And the meet's results prove that their hard work is paying off. After months of training the team came in first place at the district meet. One of the team’s best...

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