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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 9, 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 26, 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...

Knights fall short of repeat, lose to Patriots 29-0 in preseason matchup

Knights fall short of repeat, lose to Patriots 29-0 in preseason matchup

Macy McClintock, Staff Writer

August 19, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Showcase, Sports

Robinson fell to Pinellas Park in their preseason kickoff with a shut out 29-0 after beating the Patriots in 2015 with a 38-21 comeback win. “[Our biggest struggle tonight was] little things, everywhere,” Robinson head coach Shawn Taylor said. “Plays, recognition, all the things that come from e...

Seven Sign on National Signing Day

Seven Sign on National Signing Day

Bailey Adams, Sports Editor

February 3, 2016


Filed under Around the School, College Sports, Fall Sports, Football, Showcase, Soccer, Sports, Swimming, Volleyball, Winter Sports

National Signing Day is one of the most highly anticipated days in the career of a high school athlete. Some dream about signing a National Letter of Intent from the beginning of their first practice of freshman year. Four years of hard work both inside the classroom and out culminates with a written...

From Field to Court, Mitchell Leads

From Field to Court, Mitchell Leads

Bailey Adams, Sports Editor

December 17, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Fall Sports, Football, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

When the game clock struck triple zeroes in the season finale of Robinson’s football season, most players shifted focus to next season. The same can be said for Iyan Mitchell (’16), but he didn’t have to wait until August. When the pads came off, his shoes were laced up and squeaking on the hardwood ...

Robinson Drops Season Finale to Jefferson

Robinson Drops Season Finale to Jefferson

Bailey Adams, Sports Editor

October 30, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Showcase, Sports

The 2015 Robinson football season came to an unceremonious end on Friday night with a 21-6 loss to Jefferson. The Dragons (3-6) clinched 5A-10’s final playoff spot while the Knights (5-5) miss out on the playoffs for third straight season. “[We] couldn’t overcome the mistakes tonight or this...

Preview: Jefferson at Robinson

Preview: Jefferson at Robinson

Bailey Adams, Sports Editor

October 29, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Showcase, Sports

Both teams will have their seasons on the line when Robinson (5-4) hosts Jefferson (2-6) in the regular season finale on Friday night. With the Knights and Dragons both holding 2-1 district records, the winner of the matchup will clinch a spot in the playoffs while the losing team will be forced to start...

Trick Play Brings National Attention to Robinson

Trick Play Brings National Attention to Robinson

Bailey Adams, Sports Editor

October 28, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Showcase, Sports

In just a few short days, Robinson football has made its way into the national spotlight. What started as a trick play in last Friday night’s district match-up with Spoto, has caught on with ESPN, SB Nation, CBS Sports, USA Today and the NFL Network. The oddity of a play was called by offensive...

Playoff Hopes Still Alive After Knights’ 44-27 Win

Playoff Hopes Still Alive After Knights’ 44-27 Win

Bailey Adams, Sports Editor

October 23, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Showcase, Sports

After a 44-13 blowout at the hands of the Jesuit Tigers last week, the Knights were in a desperate situation. Needing a win to keep their playoff hopes alive, Robinson (5-4) rode a 44-point outburst to a 44-27 victory over Spoto (2-7) on Friday night. "We executed better in the first half than we...

Preview: Robinson at Spoto

Preview: Robinson at Spoto

Bailey Adams, Sports Editor

October 22, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Showcase, Sports

After dropping last week’s pivotal district game to Jesuit by a score of 44-13, Robinson (4-4) has their backs against the wall, needing to win their final two games to make the playoffs. The Knights will travel to take on a Spoto team that Robinson head coach Shawn Taylor describes as “a very good...

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