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Knights beat Tigers, advance to district semis

Treyshawn Howard ('22) battles through the Middleton defense to attempt a layup.

Jack Kirk, Sports Editor

February 11, 2020

The Robinson Knights faced off against the Middleton Tigers in the first round of the district playoffs, and walked away with a 78-63 victory. After coming out of the first quarter down by three, Robinson outscored Middleton 25-12 in the second quarter to close out the first half, and held on to the...

Robinson triumphs in Break the Silence game

Dexter Caldwell ('20) and Treyshawn Howard ('22) chase down a Spoto player driving to the basket.

Jack Kirk, Sports Editor

January 23, 2020

On a night where Robinson looked to raise awareness for domestic violence victims, the Robinson boys basketball team defeated the Spoto Spartans 75-60. To learn more about the cause that the Break the Silence game was highlighting, click here. Robinson held control for most of the game, outscoring the Spartans in each of the last thr...

Knights lose in overtime to rival Panthers

Zach Hearing ('20) battles for position with a Plant player.

Jack Kirk, Sports Editor

January 14, 2020

In the second meeting between the rival schools, Robinson and Plant played to a stalemate in regulation, resulting in the game going into an overtime period. It was Plant who outlasted the Knights, winning 76-68. The game was back and forth, with both teams exchanging the lead every few minutes. Robinson...

Knights struggle second quarter, lose to Blake in home opener

Jack Kirk, Sports Editor

December 8, 2019

The Robinson boys' basketball team hosted it's first home game of the season on Friday, Dec 6, playing against the Blake Yellow Jackets. The game slipped away from the Knights in the second quarter, and ultimately ended 85-67 in Blake's favor. For the senior players, this would be their last home...

Youth is key aspect going into boy’s basketball season

Treyshawn Howard ('22) leaps for a jump ball.

Jack Kirk, Sports Editor

November 26, 2019

After a 13-12 record just a season ago, the Robinson boys' basketball team is looking to see more success and capture a district title. They will have to do this with a young team, as they are only returning one starter from last year. With six seniors leaving the after graduation, the Knights must...

Weekly recap: 11/26/18-11/30/18

Macy McClintock, Sports Editor

December 6, 2018

Boys Basketball The Knights (2-2) had a big week this past week with three games, ending with a big comeback victory. The Knights began the week with a 62-49 win over Armwood (0-2) on Tuesday, Nov. 27. The Knights then fell to Hillsborough (3-1) 59-34 on Thursday, Nov. 29. But, to end the week, th...

Knights end season with a 72-54 loss to Booker

Point guard Tyrel Gray ('21) high-fives his teammates as he walks off the court for his last freshman game. Gray had six points and three assists in the Thursday loss to Booker.

Anna Thomas, Editor-In-Chief

February 24, 2018

The Robinson boys basketball team hasn't made it to a playoff game since 2016, when they lost to Jesuit 45-41 in the regional semifinal game. But as of Thursday, Feb. 22, the Knights (7-17) made their post-season return with a 72-54 loss to Booker (27-2). "I thought we played with a lot of intensity....

Knights give up district title in 54-41 loss to Jesuit

Christopher Rolack ('19) goes up for a layup in their fight for the district title.

Anna Thomas, Editor-In-Chief

February 17, 2018

This past Friday, Feb. 16, the Knights (7-16) fell to Jesuit (21-6) 54-41 in the FHSAA 6A District 9 Championship. The Knights fought hard, but their inability to finish around the rim kept them from the district title. "We missed shots and Jesuit hit theirs," Assistant Coach Donald Pippin said....

Fans support Knights despite heartbreaking loss

Fans support Knights despite heartbreaking loss

Anna Thomas, Editor-In-Chief

January 14, 2018

The Knights (3-8) faced a devastating 45-44 loss in their rematch against the Jesuit Tigers (12-3) at home on Friday, Dec. 12. The Knights outscored the Tigers in the first quarter 10-9. They were familiar with the Tiger's 2-3-zone defense, giving them the chance to attack the lane and draw fouls. The...

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