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Robinson says farewell to the lacrosse season

Ella Wertz, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019


Filed under Lacrosse, Sports, Spring Sports

Robinson boys lacrosse had their final game last Friday. They faced Freedom and won with a score of 11-2. It was the last game for senior players, who were celebrated with gifts and cheering during their own version of "senior night" at the end of the game.  

Knights defeat panthers 27-6

Knights defeat panthers 27-6

Morgan Brazier, Managing Editor

March 28, 2019


Filed under Flag Football, Sports, Spring Sports

Robinsons flag football team played their longtime rival Plant High School on Wednesday night, winning by 21 points with a final score of 27-6. This is the varsity teams 16th consecutive win against Plant and the J.V. teams seventh with a score of 25-0. The Knights started off slow, not scoring a...

Lady Knights win 11-1 against Plant

Lady Knights win 11-1 against Plant

March 8, 2019


Filed under Softball, Sports, Spring Sports

On Thursday, February 28, the Lady Knights beat South Tampa rival Plant for the third consecutive year, mercy ruling the Panthers 11-1. "I think the whole team did well. It takes all 17 players to pull off a win, especially against Plant," right fielder Rachel Clark ('20) said. Robinson hit well...

Lady Knights win 6-5 against Alonso, first home game

Lady Knights win 6-5 against Alonso, first home game

Jasmine Vidovich, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019


Filed under Softball, Sports, Spring Sports

The Robinson Lady Knights faced the Alonso Ravens (1-2) last Thursday, Feb. 21. The Knights beat them 6-5 in their first win of the season, making a strong start for the Lady Knights early into the year. "In this game, we did really well hitting-wise, we also came together on the field and got all...

Flag football gears up for 2019 season

Flag football gears up for 2019 season

Jack Kirk, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019


Filed under Flag Football, Sports, Spring Sports

The Robinson flag football program is preparing for another season, with a slew of familiar faces along with the biggest class of freshmen yet. The team has a legacy of success to uphold, as the varsity team has won four state titles in the past five years under Head Coach Joshua Saunders. Meanwhile,...

Knights to play in Buccaneer’s flag tournament

Alanna Felton, Editor-in-Chief

February 28, 2019


Filed under Flag Football, Sports, Spring Sports

This weekend, the Robinson flag football team will compete against states from around the state of Florida in the Tampa Bay Buccaneer's Preseason Classic tournament at One Buc Place. "There's really nice practice fields and facilities that high athletes usually don't have access to," team captain...

Recapping the 2018-19 cheer season

Recapping the 2018-19 cheer season

Alanna Felton, Editor-in-Chief

February 20, 2019


Filed under Cheer, Sports, Winter Sports

In 2012, the Robinson cheer team won the FHSAA 1A State Finals, and it has been their goal every year since to repeat that success. Last season, the team fell short of qualifying for state finals by just 7/10ths of a point. Missing out on their chance at states by such a slim margin only made this...

Joshua Saunders: more than just a coach

Joshua Saunders: more than just a coach

Amelia Foster, A&E editor

January 21, 2019


Filed under Flag Football, In Depth, Profiles, Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports

Joshua Saunders is a man of many titles; around Robinson, some may know him as their IB math teacher, but most people know him as the head coach of Robinson's most successful sports program: the flag football team. Along with holding five high school flag football state titles, Saunders is also head coach...

It wasn’t time to cut Koetter

Macy McClintock, Sports Editor

January 18, 2019


Filed under Football, Opinion, Perspectives, Pro Sports, Sports

As a beaming Bucs fan and aggressively passionate feminist, I've found myself morally torn throughout this season. And it's left me with a huge dislike for Jameis Winston. Yes, he served his suspension, yet he continues to make wrong life choices on top of not playing up to the hype that continuously...

Hiring is a new coach is a smart move for the Bucs

Jack Kirk, Staff Writer

January 18, 2019


Filed under Football, Pro Sports, Sports

As an emotionally exhausted Bucs fan, I am relieved that they moved on from Dirk Koetter and signed Bruce Arians as their new head coach. It was time for a fresh start and Arians is perfect for the job. History shows that Arians can lead a team and produce wins, as he only had one losing season in...

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