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Robinson overcomes Spoto 28-24 in close game

Robinson overcomes Spoto 28-24 in close game

Jack Kirk, Staff Writer

September 17, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Showcase

In what proved to be a redemption game, Robinson (2-2) narrowly defeated Spoto (2-2) 28-24 Friday night. The game came down to the final three seconds, and the Knights escaped with the victory after a timely interception. "I'm proud... We're going to cautiously take the momentum from the victory,"...

Photo gallery: Football defeats Spoto 28-24

Photo gallery: Football defeats Spoto 28-24

Macy McClintock, Sports Editor

September 17, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Showcase, Sports

Following last week's 35-12 loss against Eastbay, the Knights faced Spoto in the first district matchup of the season. Although many flags were thrown, the Knights overcame the penalties to defeat the Spartans 28-24. Robinson faces Blake High School on Friday, Sep. 21, at Robinson High School (6311 S...

Photo Gallery: Robinson Football falls short to East Bay 35-12

Photo Gallery: Robinson Football falls short to East Bay 35-12

Jack Kirk, Staff Writer

September 10, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

The Robinson Knights (1-2) looked for redemption against the East Bay Indians (3-0) following last week's 40-6 loss to Plant (2-1) last Friday, but ultimately fell 35-12. The Indians took a commanding  22-0 lead early in the game, but the Knights put a touchdown on the board and went into the half...

Knights fall to Plant 40-6 in South Tampa rivalry

Knights fall to Plant 40-6 in South Tampa rivalry

Macy McClintock, Sports Editor

September 6, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

In 2004, the Knights reigned in South Tampa by beating Plant 19-10. Since then, Robinson (1-1) has consistently stayed on the losing side in the rival matchup. That proved true yet again on Friday, August 31, when the Knights fell 40-6. "This is a rival game, our guys were fired up," Head coach Craig...

The dress code at football games is too harsh

Alyssa Acosta, Staff Writer

August 31, 2018


Filed under Around the School, Opinion, Perspectives

Why does Robinson feel the need to be one of only high schools in Hillsborough County to have such a strict dress code at football games? Is Robinson scared of the bad reputation the school might earn if girls dress too provocatively and student get too wild? But Friday nights are the one day out of...

Parents, get out of our section

Parents, get out of our section

Nicole Perdigon and Natalia McCalla

August 31, 2018


Filed under Around the School, Opinion

Dear parents, Do you remember when you were in high school and your whole class would talk about Friday night's football game? Everyone was deciding who to go with or what to wear. But, more importantly, do you remember that one section meant for students and only students? Known as the "student...

Knights defeat Leto 62-0 in first game of the season

Knights defeat Leto 62-0 in first game of the season

Macy McClintock, Sports Editor

August 27, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Showcase, Sports

Storms proved to be no obstacle for the Knights last Friday night. After lightning pushed back the start time by two hours, Robinson defeated Leto 62-0 in the first regular season football game. "It's a good start. It's a long process and this is a good step for them," Head coach Craig Everhart said....

Photo Gallery: Football falls to Tampa Catholic 36-15 in Preseason Classic

Macy McClintock, Sports Editor

August 21, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Showcase, Sports

When Craig Everhart accepted the head coaching position for the 2018-2019 football season, many people thought that this year would be a comeback season for Robinson following last year's 3-5 record. The Preseason Classic matchup against Tampa Catholic on Friday, August 17, played true to that belief....

Fall sports preview

Fall sports preview

Macy McClintock, Sports Editor

August 17, 2018


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

With the first full week of school in the books, here are my top picks on who to look out for during the fall sports season. Golf: With only one returner this season, the girls' golf team has a significant amount of rebuilding to do. The lone wolf, Emersyn Brown ('20), will be the one leading ...

Photo Gallery: Football black and white game 5/5

Photo Gallery: Football black and white game 5/5

Macy McClintock, Managing Editor

May 7, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Showcase, Sports

Football sprung into preseason with its annual Black vs White scrimmage game on Friday, May 5. The inner squad scrimmage consisted of drafted teams and the black team went on to win 12-8.    

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