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Flag football goes varsity

Colleges could see flag football in the future

Jack Kirk, Sports Editor

May 21, 2020

Flag football has been a high school sport for girls to enjoy for over a decade, and now they can enjoy it at the next level as well. On May 4, the NAIA, or the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, announced that flag football would be considered a varsity sport. According to ESPN, NAIA...

Preview: Flag football faces Alonso preseason game

The Robinson flag football team has become known for their hard work and title as champions.

Anna Woodward, Online Managing Editor

February 28, 2020

Robinson’s flag football team is known for their unwavering performance as state champions. This weekend, the Knights will be debuting this season for a series of preseason games through what is the largest girls flag football tournament in the country, hosted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. These...

Robinson’s flag football team gets a sponsorship with Nike

Emily Kemp makes a touchdown during the 2019 flag football season.

Hanna Malone, Staff Writer

November 4, 2019

The girls' flag football team has made quite the reputation for themselves. Robinson has won four state championships in a row, and the popular brand Nike has consequently made the decision to sponsor the team. This is a big deal, as Alonso is the only other flag football team to ever have a sponsorship...

Knights defeat panthers 27-6

Receiver Emily Kemp ('20) attempts to make an interception

Morgan Brazier, Managing Editor

March 28, 2019

Robinsons flag football team played their longtime rival Plant High School on Wednesday night, winning by 21 points with a final score of 27-6. This is the varsity teams 16th consecutive win against Plant and the J.V. teams seventh with a score of 25-0. The Knights started off slow, not scoring a...

Flag football gears up for 2019 season

The coaches huddle with the starting offense during a timeout.

Jack Kirk, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019

The Robinson flag football program is preparing for another season, with a slew of familiar faces along with the biggest class of freshmen yet. The team has a legacy of success to uphold, as the varsity team has won four state titles in the past five years under Head Coach Joshua Saunders. Meanwhile,...

Knights to play in Buccaneer’s flag tournament

Alanna Felton, Editor-in-Chief

February 28, 2019

This weekend, the Robinson flag football team will compete against states from around the state of Florida in the Tampa Bay Buccaneer's Preseason Classic tournament at One Buc Place. "There's really nice practice fields and facilities that high athletes usually don't have access to," team captain...

Joshua Saunders: more than just a coach

Saunders coaches his flag football team

Amelia Foster, A&E editor

January 21, 2019

Joshua Saunders is a man of many titles; around Robinson, some may know him as their IB math teacher, but most people know him as the head coach of Robinson's most successful sports program: the flag football team. Along with holding five high school flag football state titles, Saunders is also head coach...

“Robinson flag means family”

Nicole Perdigon and Morgan Brazier

May 21, 2018

Robinson's Flag Football team wins third consecutive State Title thanks to the bond between players.

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

As the clock winds down and the Knights are sure of a win, Kaitlyn Power ('18) hugs Elly Frierson ('18).

Katie Kemp and Olivia Van Zandt, Staff contributors

May 14, 2018

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...

Weekly recap: 4/30-5/4

Mikey Swanson ('19) winds up to pitch.

the staff of rhstoday.com

May 9, 2018

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...

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