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Volleyball team battles for the win on senior night

Volleyball team battles for the win on senior night

Anna Thomas, Editor-in-Chief

October 14, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Volleyball

The Lady Knights haven't played a five-set match since their loss to Bloomingdale in the first game of the season. But on Wednesday, Oct. 11, the last regular season game of this season, the Lady Knights took down Newsome 3-2. "I guess it's kind of ironic in a way, on our last game of the season,"...

Lady Knights defeat Steinbrenner 3-1 on live television

Lady Knights defeat Steinbrenner 3-1 on live television

Macy McClintock, Managing Editor

October 10, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Volleyball

The atmosphere was tense as Robinson and Steinbrenner battled on Monday, October 9. As the rallies continued, the only noises came from the squeaking volleyball shoes, occasional grunt as players moved around the court and the telecasters' play-by-play, as the game was broadcasted live as Spectrum Sports...

Weekly Recap: 10/1-10/7

Weekly Recap: 10/1-10/7

Cilicia Anderson, Sports Editor

October 9, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Golf, Sports, Volleyball

Football: The Knights lost to Brandon 21-17 on Friday, October 6, after Brandon scored a touchdown in the final minute of the game. Running back Olu Wilson ('18) injured his heel in the game and will be out for the season. Click here to read the story. The Knights take on Jesuit on Friday, October 13, at Jesuit High School (4701 N Himes Ave, Tampa, FL 33...

Weekly recap: 9/25-9/29

Weekly recap: 9/25-9/29

Macy McClintock, Managing Editor

October 2, 2017


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

Varsity Football: The Knights faced Spoto this Monday, September 25, and won 31-14. Click here to read the story. The Knights take on Brandon this Friday, October 6, at Jack Peters Field (6311 S Lois Ave, Tampa, FL 33616).   Boys Golf: The Knights were supposed to face Chamberlain o...

New volleyball coach scores an ace with players

New volleyball coach scores an ace with players

Tahj Phillips, Staff Writer

August 29, 2017


Filed under Around the School, Fall Sports, Teacher Feature, Volleyball

The Robinson Lady Knights volleyball team had a shaky start to the season with the coaching position vacant. Ashley "AJ" Johnson and Cristina Matos filled the position not too long into the school year and are making quick progress despite the temporary setback. On July 23, a volleyball parent sent...

Lady Knights fight, fall in state semis against Bishop Moore

Lady Knights fight, fall in state semis against Bishop Moore

Isabel Hanewicz, RHStoday Editor-in-Chief

November 5, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase, Volleyball

Saturday's 6A volleyball state semifinal between Robinson (20-10-1) and Bishop Moore (26-1) was not quite the dominating win a 3-0 shut out by Bishop Moore would usually dictate. Neither was it quite the underdog story the Knights had hoped for. A rematch of last year's state semifinal game which...

For fourth year, Lady Knights defeat Lely to move on to state semis

For fourth year, Lady Knights defeat Lely to move on to state semis

Macy McClintock, Staff Writer

November 2, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase, Sports, Volleyball

In their fourth consecutive regional final win against Lely, the Lady Knights swept the Trojans in three sets, 25-8, 25-16 and 25-17. “Coming into the game, I knew we’ve played tougher teams than this,” head coach Stephanie Turner said. “And we just needed to come in, stay focused and get...

Lady Knights defend home court on senior night against Durant

Lady Knights defend home court on senior night against Durant

Macy McClintock, Sports Writer

October 7, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Volleyball

On senior night, the Lady Knights defended their home court, sweeping the Durant Cougars 25-12, 25-15 and 26-24. Before the game, the Knight's six seniors - Emma Duffey, Maggie McKee, Samantha Verdisco, Laura Hill, Emily Draper and McKenna Tyson - were honored with a short presentation. “I love...

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...

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...

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