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Putting family first, Taylor resigns as head football coach

Putting family first, Taylor resigns as head football coach

Macy McClintock, Managing Editor

November 17, 2017


Filed under Around the School, Football, In Depth, News, Profiles, Showcase, Teacher Feature

Former head football coach Shawn Taylor's current social studies classroom sits just two doors down and across the hallway from his former Algebra II class, where he met his girlfriend in 1998. Fast forward 19 years, and those two mathletes are celebrating their 10-year wedding anniversary in January,...

Weekly Recap 10/23/17-10/28/17

Weekly Recap 10/23/17-10/28/17

Cilicia Anderson, Sports Editor

November 1, 2017


Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Football, Golf, Sports, Swimming, Volleyball

Football: On Friday, Oct. 26, the Knights fell 20-14 in a pivotal game against Jefferson. Click here to read the story. Volleyball: The Lady Knights played Desoto County for their Regional Quarter game and won in three straight sets. Click here to read the game recap. Golf: The boys a...

Knights prepare for a battle against Jefferson

Paul Jennewein, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

The Knights (2-4) must win their game today against Jefferson to have a chance at advancing to the play-offs. “Now we have to wait on the point system because we lost a district game last week,” Head Coach Sean Taylor said about their loss against Jesuit. “That district game is now bigger than...

Knights shut out Middleton 17-0 in homecoming game

Knights shut out Middleton 17-0 in homecoming game

Paul Jennewein, Staff Writer

October 22, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

Heading into Friday night’s matchup against the Middleton Tigers (5-3), the Robinson Knights (2-4) had lost a series of close games resulting in an inauspicious start to the season. On Friday however, Robinson fans could take comfort in a 17-0 shutout that showcased the Knights’ powerful defense...

Weekly Recap: 10/1-10/7

Weekly Recap: 10/1-10/7

Cilicia Anderson, Sports Editor

October 9, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Golf, Sports, Volleyball

Football: The Knights lost to Brandon 21-17 on Friday, October 6, after Brandon scored a touchdown in the final minute of the game. Running back Olu Wilson ('18) injured his heel in the game and will be out for the season. Click here to read the story. The Knights take on Jesuit on Friday, October 13, at Jesuit High School (4701 N Himes Ave, Tampa, FL 33...

Last minute TD leads to Knights’ loss against Brandon

Last minute TD leads to Knights’ loss against Brandon

Macy McClintock, Managing Editor

October 7, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Showcase, Sports

One could feel the sadness penetrating on the field as Friday night's game against Brandon (1-4) fell out of the Knights' hands. The final few minutes dictated the outcome of the game as the Knights (1-3) gave up a touchdown with a minute left and lost the game 24-17. "It was an emotional rollercoaster,"...

Knights start off with a clean slate against Leto tonight

Knights start off with a clean slate against Leto tonight

Morgan Brazier, Staff Writer

August 25, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Showcase, Sports

Following last year's losing record of 3-6, the Knights start off with a clean slate against Leto tonight. It will be the first time the Knights have played the Falcons since 2014 where they won with a score 35-6. Robinson head coach Shawn Taylor is excited for the home opener crowd. "It's always...

Tampa comes to life during National Championship weekend

Tampa comes to life during National Championship weekend

Leana Pustam, Perspectives Editor

January 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Perspectives, Showcase

Tampa is usually a city that flies under the national radar, so the fact that it hosted Alabama vs. Clemson College Football Playoffs National Championship with accompanying events marked a significant burst in excitement. There were three AT&T Playoff Playlist Live concerts to kick off the gam...

Knights Fall to 0-2 After 38-0 Loss to Plant

Knights Fall to 0-2 After 38-0 Loss to Plant

Macy McClintock, Staff Writer

September 9, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Showcase

Hoping for redemption after the 22-8 blowout at the hands of the Blake Yellowjackets two weeks ago, Robinson (0-2) faced hometown rival Plant (2-0) in a non-district matchup Friday night at Jack Peters Field. In search of South Tampa bragging rights, the Knights were defeated 38-0. “We’re not...

Knights fall short of repeat, lose to Patriots 29-0 in preseason matchup

Knights fall short of repeat, lose to Patriots 29-0 in preseason matchup

Macy McClintock, Staff Writer

August 19, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Showcase, Sports

Robinson fell to Pinellas Park in their preseason kickoff with a shut out 29-0 after beating the Patriots in 2015 with a 38-21 comeback win. “[Our biggest struggle tonight was] little things, everywhere,” Robinson head coach Shawn Taylor said. “Plays, recognition, all the things that come from e...

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