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Photo gallery: Flag football takes the state title for third consecutive year

Photo gallery: Flag football takes the state title for third consecutive year

Katie Kemp and Olivia Van Zandt, Staff contributors

May 14, 2018


Filed under Flag Football, Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports

On May 12, the flag football team (15-2) headed to Boca Raton for the FHSAA 1A Flag Football State Championship. After beating Clay High School 24-0 in the state semifinals early Saturday morning, the Knights faced Miami Edison in a rematch of last year's state title game. Robinson won again after a...

Sports funding: fake or fair

Morgan Brazier, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018


Filed under Around the School, News, Sports

Robinson is one of 27 high schools in Hillsborough County that shares a set budget. Of this money, Robinson receives $13,000 to divide among all sports. (All data is taken from the Hillsborough County Public Schools Athletics Department & Inventory Control Sheet for Robinson Athletics 2017-18 ) Mos...

Weekly recap: 4/30-5/4

Weekly recap: 4/30-5/4

the staff of rhstoday.com

May 9, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Flag Football, Softball, Sports, Spring Sports, Tennis, Track and Field

Flag Football: The Knights faced Osceola  High School on Thursday, May 3, in the FHSAA 1A Regional Semifinals, winning 41-0. They next take on Brandon on Monday, May 7, at Brandon High School (1101 Victoria St, 33510) as part of the FHSAA 1A Regional Finals. Baseball: The Knights (12-11) suffered a season...

Photo Gallery: Football black and white game 5/5

Photo Gallery: Football black and white game 5/5

Macy McClintock, Managing Editor

May 7, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Showcase, Sports

Football sprung into preseason with its annual Black vs White scrimmage game on Friday, May 5. The inner squad scrimmage consisted of drafted teams and the black team went on to win 12-8.    

Baseball falls to Jefferson 7-4 in extra innings, ends season in district semifinal

Baseball falls to Jefferson 7-4 in extra innings, ends season in district semifinal

Brooke Volpi

May 2, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

  On Tuesday, May 1, the Robinson Knights (12-11) faced off against the Jefferson Dragons (17-7) in the district semifinals, falling 7-4 after two extra innings. "They kept fighting and they fought till the end," Head coach Kevin McCray said. "And sometimes you just don't win those games." The...

Weekly recap 4/23-4/27

Weekly recap 4/23-4/27

the staff of rhstoday.com

May 1, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Flag Football, Softball, Sports, Spring Sports, Tennis, Track and Field

Baseball: The Knights (12-10) went 0-2 last week, starting with a 4-1 loss to Bloomingdale (16-7) at home on Tuesday, April 24. They then followed that up with a 1-0 loss to Sickles (20-4) on senior night, Thursday April 26. The Knights honored the seven seniors at Thursday's game: Austin Gl...

Girls tennis progresses to state championship

Girls tennis progresses to state championship

Amelia Foster, Staff Writer

May 1, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Tennis

Robinson's girls tennis team will advance to the state championship for the third year in a row after beating McKeel Academy 5-2 this past Thursday, April 26 at the Class 2A Region 3 Championship. A star moment of the game was the match with Alara Hollyfield ('18) against Hannah Hogg of McKeel Academy....

12-2 win leads Lady Knights to fifth consecutive district title

12-2 win leads Lady Knights to fifth consecutive district title

Macey and Kenzie Hatton, Staff Writers

April 28, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Softball, Sports, Spring Sports

The Lady Knights (21-6) won 12-2 in a five-inning game Thursday, April 26, against Jefferson (11-11) to win their fifth consecutive district championship. By scoring nine runs in the bottom of the first inning, the Lady Knights were quickly able to secure the win. "We always work on coming out strong...

Lack of offense leads to 1-0 loss to Sickles

Lack of offense leads to 1-0 loss to Sickles

Macy McClintock, Managing Editor

April 28, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

On Thursday, April 26, the Knights (12-10) fell to Sickles (19-4) 1-0 on senior night. The seven Robinson seniors were honored prior to the start of the game, with the announcer reading a short biography of their time on the baseball team and their plans for the future. When asked to describe their...

Weekly recap: 4/16-4/20

Weekly recap: 4/16-4/20

April 25, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Flag Football, Softball, Sports, Spring Sports, Tennis, Track and Field

Flag Football: The Knights faced their second loss of the season, falling 18-12 in double overtime to Alonso on Monday, April 16. Click here to read the game recap. The Knights face Chamberlain in the district semifinals on Wednesday, April 25, at Robinson High School (6311 S. Lois Ave., 33...

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