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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...

Lady Knights end season with 50-38 loss to Lakewood

Lady Knights end season with 50-38 loss to Lakewood

Macy McClintock, Staff Writer

February 18, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

In a heartbreaking loss to end the Lady Knights’ 15 game win streak and history-making season, Robinson fell to Lakewood 50-38 this Friday. Feb. 17, in the FHSAA 6A Regional Finals. “After the game, we agreed as a team that we are proud of our record breaking season but not satisfied,” head...

Lady Knights claim redemption in 68-51 win against Booker

Lady Knights claim redemption in 68-51 win against Booker

Macy McClintock, Staff Writer

February 15, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

After a devastating 43-46 loss against Booker (14-6) in the regional quarterfinals last season, the Lady Knights claimed redemption on Tuesday, Feb. 14, by taking down the Tornadoes 68-51 in the FHSAA 6A Regional Semifinals. “Before the game I asked the returners to remember how it felt after...

Lady Knights end season with 3-1 loss to Largo

Lady Knights end season with 3-1 loss to Largo

Macy McClintock, Staff Writer

January 27, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

After claiming the FHSAA 3A District 9 title for the sixth time in a row, the Lady Knights (7-12) faced the Largo Packers (13-8-2) in the regional quarterfinals on Thursday, Jan. 26, but were defeated 3-1. The team made history last season by making it to the regional finals. After graduating 11...

Second half struggles lead to 3-1 loss for boys soccer

Second half struggles lead to 3-1 loss for boys soccer

Macy McClintock, Staff Writer

January 18, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

With less than a week until the district tournament, the Knights (4-9) matched up against South Tampa rival Plant (5-8-2) at Dad’s Stadium on Tuesday night. Although the Knights entered halftime with the lead, a rough second half led to a 3-1 Panther win. “I think the boys were on point from...

Soccer: Lady Knights can’t hold off Plant in 6-0 shutout

Soccer: Lady Knights can’t hold off Plant in 6-0 shutout

Macy McClintock, Staff Writer

December 2, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Winter Sports

After a confidence-boosting win at Blake, 8-0, on Tuesday, the Lady Knights (3-6) were prepared for the challenge that is the Plant (5-0-2) in a non-district match Thursday. Despite a 6-0 shutout, the Knights walked away with a sense of accomplishment. “The teams I pick to play throughout the season...

Robinson Cheer is ready for a comeback

Robinson Cheer is ready for a comeback

Morgan Felt, Staff writer

November 29, 2016


Filed under Cheer, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

Robinson Cheerleading has had a rough season. In their first competition at Brandon, the team came in eighth place out of ninth, a difficult loss for the squad. Soon after the competition, coach Jeff Melesky tweeted on the @rhscheer account: Wasn't a very good day for RHS cheer. Wake up call nee...

Preview: Boys basketball hopes to use youth, energy as advantage

Preview: Boys basketball hopes to use youth, energy as advantage

Athena Crews, Staff Writer

November 28, 2016


Filed under Around the School, Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

With fall sports ended and winter sports beginning to get underway, head boys basketball coach Steve Smith and his team are preparing . Coming off a heartbreaking 45-41 loss in the regional semifinals last season to Jesuit, the new team is coming into the season with lots of excitement. “[I'm exc...

Lady Knights beat Sickles 56-40 in home opener

Lady Knights beat Sickles 56-40 in home opener

Macy McClintock, Staff Writer

November 17, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

After losing to Plant 60-45 to start off the season, the Lady Knights (1-1) brushed off the defeat aside to beat Sickles (1-1) on Wednesday  56-40. “We got our first game jitters out of the way,” head coach Stephanie Moore said. “We really started to come together as a unit and defensively...

Mistakes cost Lady Knights in 60-45 loss to Plant

Mistakes cost Lady Knights in 60-45 loss to Plant

Isabel Hanewicz, RHStoday Editor-in-Chief

November 15, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

In their season opener, the Lady Knights basketball team couldn't quite pull everything together to defeat the Plant Panthers (1-0). Robinson (0-1) fell behind early in the first quarter 20-10, but outscored the Panthers 15-12 in the second quarter with help from Kaliah Henderson ('19), who tacked...

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