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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 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...

Volleyball hangs on to defeat Freedom 3-0

Volleyball hangs on to defeat Freedom 3-0

Isabel Giovannetti, RHStoday Editor-in-Chief

August 25, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase, Sports, Volleyball

Following a three-set victory on Tuesday night, the Lady Knights put up another win at home against Freedom High School, winning in three sets 25-12, 25-15 and 25-17. Comfortably closing out the first two sets, the Knights fought at the end of the final set to extend a slim three-point lead at 20-17. "The main takeaway was that, no matter...

Golf falls to Plant in season opener

Golf falls to Plant in season opener

Macy McClintock, Staff Writer

August 23, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Golf, Sports

Robinson’s golf teams lost to Plant Monday at MacDill Air Force Base’s Bay Palm Golf Course, the girls falling 199-193 and the boys 228-143. Even though the Knights have never beaten the Panthers, head coach Lisa Ceely-Derathe didn’t just have winning on the mind. “The main goal is to have...

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 ...

On Center Stage: Five Questions with State Swim Qualifier Maddie Strasen

On Center Stage: Five Questions with State Swim Qualifier Maddie Strasen

Bailey Adams, Sports Editor

November 9, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase, Sports, Swimming

As the fall sports season comes to a close, we take a look at all state qualifiers from fall sports: volleyball, swim and cross country. Three-year girls swim captain Maddie Strasen ('16) returned to states for the third straight year, placing sixth in the 100-yard breaststroke this time around....

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