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Knights struggle vs. Wharton 7-0 loss

Knights struggle vs. Wharton 7-0 loss

Paul Jennewein, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports

After a motivating mercy rule of district rival Jefferson on Friday night, the Lady Knights varsity soccer team (2-8-1) squandered an opportunity against Wharton (7-2) on their home field. Falling behind 6-0 in the first half, the Robinson defense was unable to defend Wharton’s frequent offensive...

Boys soccer beats Blake 8-1

Boys soccer beats Blake 8-1

Kenzie Hatton, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

In their second district game of the season, the Knights played Blake High School at home on Friday night and took home their first win of the season with a score of 8-1. The Knights seemed very prepared and focused to try to beat the Yellow Jackets and ended up defending nearly all of their opponents'...

Boys basketball falls short to Jesuit

Boys basketball falls short to Jesuit

Anna Thomas, Editor-In-Chief

December 9, 2017


Filed under Basketball, News, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

After their first win of the season against Blake on Tuesday, the Knights (1-4) fell 66-41 to Jesuit (4-1) on Friday, Dec. 8. The Knights had a promising first half. They quickly learned how to break the Tiger's zone-defense with good, consistent ball movement and were able to get good shots off...

College Football Playoff week 11 rankings revealed

College Football Playoff week 11 rankings revealed

Paul Jennewein, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under College Sports, Opinion, Perspectives, Sports

The College Football Playoff rankings were released on ESPN’s Top 25 rankings show last Tuesday. Though a thoroughly unentertaining half hour of television, the rankings revealed are concerning for some hopeful teams looking to be included in the College Football Playoff. In a highly competitive fi...

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...

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...

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