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Girls tennis secures back-to-back district championships

Girls tennis secures back-to-back district championships

Sarah Jennewein, Staff Writer

April 13, 2017


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Tennis

This past Monday, April 10, the girls tennis team won the 2A district competition for the second year in a row, beating Academy of the Holy Names with a score of 19-14. Elliot Peterson (’19) placed first in singles, and Peterson and Ashley Osiason (’18) won doubles. “It was great,” Osiason...

Unconventional methods put senior night on track

Unconventional methods put senior night on track

Macy McClintock, Sports Editor

April 13, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports, Track and Field

Due to scheduling conflicts, the boys and girls track teams were unable to host a meet at home this season, but that eliminated the possibility of senior night to honor the graduating class. To resolve this, the track team hosted an intra-squad meet and senior night on Tuesday, April 11 at Robinson...

Knights come back to defeat Panthers 20-13

Knights come back to defeat Panthers 20-13

Macy McClintock, Sports Editor

April 6, 2017


Filed under Flag Football, Sports, Spring Sports

In the South Tampa battle for flag football bragging rights, the Plant Panthers, ranked number two in 2A, fell to the Knights, ranked number one in 1A, 20-13 on Wednesday night in front of a loud home crowd. “That’s a great team. That’s a team that is going to be competing for a state title,"...

Tigers defeat Knights 4-1 in district matchup

Tigers defeat Knights 4-1 in district matchup

Isabel Giovannetti, RHStoday Editor-in-Chief

April 6, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

On Tuesday night, the Knights (10-7) faced the Jesuit Tigers (17-3) at home for the first time this season. Both teams started off with a scoreless first inning; despite getting three runners on base in the bottom of the first, the Knights were unable to bring in a run. Jesuit's offense heated...

Baseball falls to Plant, 3-2

Baseball falls to Plant, 3-2

Isabel Giovannetti, RHStoday Editor-in-Chief

March 10, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

Heading into Tuesday night, the Knights (4-3) prepared to take on the Plant Panthers (5-1) in this year’s rivalry game. After several unforced errors in the first two innings, the Knights were unable to come back and lost 3-2. The night started off rocky for Robinson, as a hit-by-pitch got Plant’s...

Lady Knights make history, beat Plant 4-0

Lady Knights make history, beat Plant 4-0

Macy McClintock, Sports Editor

March 10, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Softball, Sports, Spring Sports

The week of the Plant game has always been an exciting time for the Lady Knights, but the atmosphere leading up to game day was a bit different this time around. There were no doubts, no hesitations. For the first time in years, the players knew that this game was theirs. Thus, for the first time sin...

Bad inning leads to 7-0 loss to Jesuit

Bad inning leads to 7-0 loss to Jesuit

Macy McClintock, Sports Editor

March 9, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

After dropping last year’s 6A-8 district final 3-2 to Jesuit, the Knights (4-3) were back with a vengeance this Tuesday, March 7. The Knights battled with the Tigers (5-1) for the first half of the game, but one bad inning led to a 7-0 loss. “They (Jesuit) are a good team, and against a good team...

Weekly Sports Recap: 2/27-3/4

Weekly Sports Recap: 2/27-3/4

Macy McClintock, Staff Writer

March 5, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Lacrosse, Softball, Sports, Spring Sports, Tennis, Track and Field

Baseball After a devastating district loss to Jefferson last Thursday, the Knights clinched two district wins this week. On Tuesday, Feb. 28, the Knights defeated Middleton 10-0 and mercy-ruled Spoto 15-0 Thursday, Mar. 2. Riley Shackowsky (’17) took the mound for Tuesday’s game and Koby Fo...

Knights take close 6-5 loss to Steinbrenner in season opener

Knights take close 6-5 loss to Steinbrenner in season opener

Isabel Giovannetti, RHStoday Editor-in-Chief

February 22, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports

Coming off a 1-1 preseason showing, the Knights took the field Tuesday night against Steinbrenner for their season opener. After trailing by four throughout the first half of the game, the Knights cut the Warriors' lead to one run by the top of the seventh inning. However, the Knights fell short and...

Weekly Sports Update: 2/13-2/17

Weekly Sports Update: 2/13-2/17

Macy McClintock, Staff Writer

February 18, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Lacrosse, Softball, Sports, Spring Sports, Tennis, Track and Field, Winter Sports

*denotes winter sport Girls Basketball* After losing to Booker 43-46 in the Regional Quarterfinals last season, the Lady Knights (23-4) claimed redemption, beating the Highlanders 68-51 at Booker High School on Tuesday, Feb. 14 in the Regional Semifinals. But on Friday, in the Regional Finals, the Lady K...

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