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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...

Lacrosse’s Title IX rules cause roster restraints

Lacrosse’s Title IX rules cause roster restraints

Leana Pustam, Perspectives Editor

February 7, 2017


Filed under Lacrosse, Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports

For the boys lacrosse team, having a full roster on the girls team is just as important as having one of their own, thanks to county regulations. Since 2014, all Hillsborough County lacrosse teams have been managed by HALAX, a 501(c)(3) tasked with supervising lacrosse's transition to becoming a full-fle...

States away, pitcher finds new home in Tampa

States away, pitcher finds new home in Tampa

Macy McClintock, Staff Writer

August 24, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports

For most high school athletes, dedication to a sport involves heavy workout plans, intense practices and missing more than a few parties. But for Peter Feinman (’17), dedication involved moving miles from home. Since he was six, Feinman has dreamed of playing in the MLB, and after a meeting Tampa...

McCray holds meeting for interested fall ball players

McCray holds meeting for interested fall ball players

Macy McClintock, Staff Writer

August 15, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

Monday afternoon, baseball head coach Kevin McCray hosted a meeting for all interested in participating in fall ball, a preseason league where hopeful players can get extra practice and prepare for the spring season. They also will condition as a team at Explosive Performance (1635 North Tampa St, 33602). “The purpose of fall ball ...

Flag Football: Knights Shut Out Longhorns 20-0 En Route to State Title

Flag Football: Knights Shut Out Longhorns 20-0 En Route to State Title

Isabel Hanewicz, RHStoday Editor-in-Chief

May 14, 2016


Filed under Flag Football, Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports

On June 4, 2015, Robinson head flag football coach Joshua Saunders sent out an email to his team with the subject line: "Next year starts NOW!!!" With the releasing of the districts and new classifications, the new year begins now, began the email, which outlined the team's 2016 motto of #BeTh...

Flag Football: Knights Defeat Cougars in Overtime, 7-6

Flag Football: Knights Defeat Cougars in Overtime, 7-6

Isabel Hanewicz, RHStoday Editor-in-Chief

May 13, 2016


Filed under Flag Football, Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports

On their home field, with the biggest crowd of the year watching, the Robinson Knights' Flag Football team almost saw their entire season's goal, the state title, slip away. Almost. The Knights' 7-6 win in overtime against Tallahassee Godby wasn't pretty, wasn't clean. Especially on offense, the...

Preview: Godby at Robinson

Preview: Godby at Robinson

Isabel Hanewicz, RHStoday Editor-in-Chief

May 12, 2016


Filed under Flag Football, Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports

Flag football's quest for their second state title continues under home lights Friday in the FHSAA State Semifinals. The team will host Tallahassee Godby at 8 p.m. in a rematch from 2014, when the Knights beat the Cougars 7-0 in the semifinals en route to their first state title. REWIND: Robinson (15-1) ...

Flag Football: Knights Advance to Regional Finals After 32-0 Win Over Northeast

Flag Football: Knights Advance to Regional Finals After 32-0 Win Over Northeast

Macy McClintock, Staff Writer

May 7, 2016


Filed under Flag Football, Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports

As the quest for their second state championship title in three years continued, the Robinson Knights beat the Northeast Vikings 32-0 in the regional semifinals Friday night at Jack Peters Field. The game got off to a slow start, with both the Knights and the Vikings turning over on downs the first...

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