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What you need to know for football season

What you need to know for football season

Macy McClintock, Managing Editor
August 18, 2017
Filed under Around the School, Fall Sports, Football, Showcase, Sports

*all information has been taken from the FHSAA wildcard Robinson’s football season begins this Friday, August 18. But this year, FHSAA has established new regulations for the season. Here’s what you need to know: This year, FHSAA has implemented a new policy regarding district playoffs. In the pa...

Opinion: FHSAA makes it easier for student athlete transfers

Opinion: FHSAA makes it easier for student athlete transfers

Macy McClintock, Managing Editor
August 18, 2017
Filed under Around the School, Fall Sports, Football, Opinion, Perspectives, Showcase, Sports

Last year, Robinson football went 3-6. It isn't an ideal record and now the updated transfer standards that the FHSAA has set is only making it harder for Robinson, and other schools with similar records, to compete. The perennial playoff contenders are the main schools benefitting from the new...

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...

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...

Mistakes costly in Knights’ 22-8 loss to Blake

Mistakes costly in Knights’ 22-8 loss to Blake

Macy McClintock, Staff Writer
August 27, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Showcase, Sports

After a 29-0 blowout at the hands of Pinellas Park in last week’s preseason matchup, the Knights looked for redemption in their home opener against Blake but found none in a 22-8 loss, breaking a 13-year winning streak against the Yellow Jackets. During the first drive of the game, Blake’s center...

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