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Lake Brantley High School Cheer, hyping up the boys varsity basketball game.

Lake Brantley cheer: the road to greatness

Nairie De Gregory, Staff Reporter January 30, 2023

Football games are known for many things: food, crowds and cheerleaders. The cheer team’s work livens sporting events, but is also appreciated in its own spotlight during the competition season. Competition...

The girls varsity soccer team won 6-0 during senior night game against The Villages Charter School, in part because of their strong bond and emphasis on teamwork.

Girls soccer kicks the competition

Abby Roberson, Staff Reporter January 23, 2023

The girls varsity soccer team, composed of 18 elite players, have had a successful season so far. With talented members and close bonds between them, the girls have been able to win a plethora of matches....

At a meet, senior lifter Mary Bonnett’s teammates watch on as she begins to lift. “I hope that by the end of the season I will be able to bench my bodyweight,” Bonnett said. “I also hope that I make it to regionals and that [the school] can get first at districts.”

Girls weightlifting hits a strong stride

Annaliese Long, Features/Entertainment/Opinions/News Editor January 16, 2023

Since the start of their season in Nov., the girls weightlifting team has been riding a wave of team unity and excitement. Stocked with high hopes and an eagerness to succeed, the team is experiencing...

On Dec. 2, senior Nolan Moran and junior Jadon Thayer watch as senior Eric Vandendriessche attempts to make a point in the game against Lyman. The game ended with the Patriots victorious with a score of 61-35, 19 of those points scored by Vandendriessche. “He [Vandendriessche] is averaging 19 points and 8 rebounds a game,” varsity boys basketball coach Mike Cuff said. “He has been a big part of our success.”

‘This is the best start in history’: boys basketball boasts triumphant season

Avery Ranum, Editor-in-Chief January 9, 2023

Besides exciting games, the varsity boys' basketball team is known for one core thing: winning. The team is currently ranked number one in the district and are the defending district champion entering...

The fall sport season traditionally runs from the beginning of August to the end of October.

Fall sports collection

Julia Hubbell, Editor-in-Chief November 28, 2022

Beginning practices over the summer, many school teams prepared for the 2022 fall sports season. Football, golf, swim, bowling and volleyball all put in many hours of practice, leading to successful seasons....

On Mon. Nov. 7, the juniors and seniors prepared to face off in the annual powderpuff game. Seniors Lindsay Sheridan and Riley Fisher use face paint to show camaraderie and class spirit, donning the colors of the senior team. “The time that we spent in the locker room was so fun,” senior Riley Fisher said. “We were all able to bond before the game, especially because we were there twice, since the first game was postponed.”

Powderpuff: an “Old Skool” rivalry

Makayla Martindale and Julia Hubbell November 15, 2022

Initially scheduled for Thurs., Oct. 27, but canceled due to weather, the annual juniors vs. seniors Powderpuff game took place on Mon., Nov. 7. The “Old Skool” seniors defeated the “New Skool”...

As the last home game for the 2022 football season, many spent the evening expressing their gratitude for memories made. During the game, I was trying to soak in every moment, senior and Homecoming Queen Carly Quinn said. My mouth hurt from smiling. At the end, it was very emotional leaving the field for the last time.

Homecoming: more than just a game

Nairie De Gregory, Staff Reporter November 3, 2022

On Oct. 28, the Patriots kicked off homecoming weekend with a bang, crushing Centennial High School 47-26. The game was intense with emotions running high, especially considering it was also the final...

On Sept. 13, senior Sieana Banangada takes a swing in the varsity girls golf match against Winter Springs. Matches such as these lead up to the girls trip to regionals.

Girls golf goes to regionals

Abby Roberson, Staff Reporter November 1, 2022

On Monday Oct. 24, the girls golf team placed second in a match that qualified them for regionals. After a season of hard work and dedication, the girls effort has paid off, as they advance further than...

Girls volleyball went to districts on the week of Oct. 17. With many weeks of preparation, the Patriots were able to secure the district level win.

Girls’ volleyball dominates districts

Trinidy Kev, Staff Reporter October 28, 2022

On the week of Oct. 17, the girls varsity volleyball team prepared for a series of games that would aid in their journey to possibly win the 2022 Girls Volleyball District Tournament. These matches required...

Lake Brantley swimmers practicing for their swim meets; such as the SAC championship were the girls took 1st place.

Girls swimming take the cake at SAC championship

Nairie De Gregory, Staff Reporter October 28, 2022

On Oct.7, the Lake Brantley Girls swimming team competed in the SAC Championship and fought hard to clinch the number one spot. The girls swam like fish to out pace their competitors. The overall win boosted...

Prior to the kickoff of the game against Lake Mary High School on Sept. 17, the captains walk united to meet with the referees and Lake Mary captains. Our team is special, Woodson said. We are one big family and we have the ability to beat anybody as long as we stick together.

Breaking Lake Mary: history made

Makayla Martindale, Editor-in-Chief September 23, 2022

Torrential downpour and blaring heat, field underwater and a weekend game; the varsity football team persevered through the multitude of obstacles and took home the Mayor’s Cup in a long anticipated...

Senior Sofia Krstolic poses in front of her house wearing her future college T-shirt. It was posted to her Instagram as the official announcement of her verbal commitment.

Committed to Carolina

Trinidy Kev, Staff Reporter September 19, 2022

Many student athletes struggle to get scouted in order to continue to play their sport at the collegiate level. However, this was not a problem for senior Sofia Krstolic, as she started to take swimming...

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