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  • All Florida schools close for remainder of the year
  • Tampa currently under stay-at-home order due to COVID-19
  • Graduation moved to virtual ceremony
  • Yearbooks are $95

Starting a new chapter: congratulations to the class of 2020 commits

Head captain Brooke Volpi ('20) walks the soccer field and is welcomed by her team.

Hanna Malone, Staff Writer

May 15, 2020

With the end of the 2019-2020 school year closing in, a few members of the senior class have committed to play sports in college. Here is what they have to say before they begin this next chapter in their athletic careers: Kaitlyn Patterson - Lacrosse commit Patterson has played lacrosse for R...

Buccaneers draft for the now

Jack Kirk, Sports Editor

May 11, 2020

After acquiring six-time super bowl champion Tom Brady during the offseason, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers had the job to draft pieces that would be ready to play as soon as possible. With their seven picks, it would be hard to draft better than they did in the 2020 NFL draft. Embed from Getty Imageswindow....

Update on 2020 spring sports

Julia Garcia ('20) stands at shortstop, waiting for the next batter.

Jack Kirk, Sports Editor

May 5, 2020

It was previously reported that the FHSAA had chosen to suspend spring sports due to the global pandemic that has students taking the remainder of their classes online. That ruling has been changed due to the progressing state of the nation's fight against COVID-19. After the decision by Florida governor...

First year, first team

Julia Miller ('23) surveys the court as a play develops.

Jack Kirk, Sports Editor

April 24, 2020

This year, a new star emerged on the Robinson girls' basketball team. Freshman guard Julia Miller lead the team in scoring, and was recognized for her success as she was named to the Western Conference American Division first team. "I was surprised because I thought it was mainly upperclassmen who...

Spring sports delayed

The team meets before starting warm-ups before the game

Jack Kirk, Sports Editor

April 9, 2020

With a statewide stay-at-home order in Florida, schools all over have switched to online learning. But spring sports for these schools do not have the luxury of switching to electronics. Therefore, the calendar for these teams has been altered. The sports that are being affected by this pandemic include:...

How to get your sports fix during quarantine

How to get your sports fix during quarantine

Jack Kirk, Sports Editor

April 6, 2020

It has been three weeks since live sports have been suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This has left a void in the hearts of many basketball and hockey fans as their seasons were getting close to the playoffs. Now they are left to deal with being stuck at home without any new sports content until...

Preview: Flag football faces Alonso preseason game

The Robinson flag football team has become known for their hard work and title as champions.

Anna Woodward, Online Managing Editor

February 28, 2020

Robinson’s flag football team is known for their unwavering performance as state champions. This weekend, the Knights will be debuting this season for a series of preseason games through what is the largest girls flag football tournament in the country, hosted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. These...

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...

The media’s mismanagement of tragedy

Jack Kirk, Sports Editor

February 1, 2020

When tragedy strikes as it did on Jan 26, when NBA legend Kobe Bryant passed away in a helicopter crash that took nine lives, including his 13-year old daughter Gianna, there is a certain expectation for the media to hold ethical standards and get the correct information out to the public. But, as happened...

Tampa gets a new football team

Jack Kirk, Sports Editor

January 27, 2020

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