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Senior Mya Mendoza poses in front of the welcome sign for Daytona State College, where she has recently announced her commitment to.

Committed to the future

Delaney Rosenblatt, Staff Reporter January 21, 2022

Applying for college and inevitably getting a decision is an exceptionally draining process. Over 4 million students submit college applications through Common App, an all-in-one college application service....

Down multiple players, the junior varsity girls basketball team invited junior varsity soccer players to play against Forest Lake Academy. I am pretty happy with the performance throughout the game, junior Adriana Sylvia said. Every player put in their all and didnt give up, which I truly appreciate.

From field to court

Julia Hubbell, Entertainment/Opinions Editor January 7, 2022

On Jan. 6, the junior varsity girls basketball team faced off against Forest Lake Academy. After an intense game, the Lady Patriots secured a win, ending the game 27-20. However, the girls basketball team...

Team members watch competitors eagerly from the sidelines, hoping for a win.

Girls’ wrestling takes the mat

Delaney Rosenblatt, Staff Reporter January 7, 2022

On Jan. 5, the boys junior varsity, boys varsity, and girls wrestling teams participated in the Dual Districts Wrestling Tournament at Timber Creek High School. This tournament provided many opportunities...

The girls varsity soccer team’s season is off to a successful start, as they are 4-1-1 and, for the first time in seven years, beat Lake Mary High School on Nov. 16. “It was an explosion of emotions,” senior and co-team captain Madison Jones said. “It was great for the school and it’s always nice to have bragging rights over Lake Mary.”

More than a sport

Makayla Martindale, Sports Editor December 13, 2021

As the girls varsity soccer season progresses, the team has gone 4-1-1, currently placing them as the number one rank in the 7A D3 district. In hopes to uphold last year’s title of District Champions,...

Although making such an important decision at a young age may appear daunting, Laila N’Diaye’s commitment to Florida State University is unwavering. “I chose to commit to FSU because I knew I wanted to stay in Florida, play on a good team, and have a well rounded education, so FSU was a perfect choice for me,” said N’Diaye.

Laila N’Diaye: continuing collegiate

Makayla Martindale, Sports Editor November 19, 2021

While many athletes commit to a multitude of divisions to play college sports, significantly fewer have the opportunity to be recruited to Division 1 colleges to pursue their passion. However, senior and...

Bretton Mackiewicz hits a golf ball at Wekiva Golf Club on Thursday, Aug. 26. Contributing to the team’s victory, Mackiewicz has a fond outlook on the match. “We won by 16 strokes,” Mackiewicz said. “After the match we all had a dinner together.”

Girl’s golf: taking a swing

Annaliese Long, Staff Reporter September 13, 2021

Fresh into their season, the girls golf team has experienced great success. With their first match on Thursday, Aug. 26 being a victory, momentum has been built and the team’s spirit has been boosted....

The home football game on the night of August 27th was the varsity game against Hagerty High school. Coach Delfiacco spoke to junior Braxton Woodson to direct the game, the Patriots were declared the winners by the end of the end of the night.

Hagerty football game

Ashley Weston, Reporter August 30, 2021

The first home game of the school year was a success as the varsity football team came out with a win against Hagerty High School. With a final score of 34 to 27, the varsity football team kicks off the...

Senior Chadrick Richards competes in the 200 meter event at the districts gathering at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University on April 10, 2019. “His work ethic from on the field to off the track is just great,” junior Relamp Ramirez said. “He is a good student and leader, and is always going on runs and workouts when not on the track, he is always putting in that extra work.”

Chadrick Richards: talent on the track

Faith Shimick, Staff Reporter March 7, 2021

Senior Chadrick Richards is a sight to see on the track, and a shining star off of it. Richards has been doing track since his freshman year, and is known for being one of the fastest students to ever...

On Dec. 4 during the varsity boys basketball game against the Oviedo High School Lions, varsity coach Mike Cuff motivates and instructs players on what to do during the game. “I think the boys have really bonded and have come together,” Cuff said. “The coaches challenged them and they have responded.”

Boys basketball shows a promising season

Avery Ranum, Staff Reporter February 22, 2021

During the winter sports season, boys’ basketball is front and center. Their games attract big crowds and for good reason. As of Jan. 25, the varsity team had an impressive record of 7-1 for the month,...

S.A.L.T. members smile for a photo during their October meeting. Together they built their leadership skills, and grew together.

Brantley’s Got S.A.L.T.

Rylee Malloy, Staff Reporter December 15, 2020

Brantley S.A.L.T. stands for Student Athletic Leadership Team. They are a group of student athletes who were selected by their coaches for demonstrating leadership qualities, a positive attitude, and...

The girls Junior Varsity soccer team beat Lyman on Dec. 9. The final score was 3-1.

JV girl’s soccer team beats Lyman

Kyra Martin, Staff Reporter December 11, 2020

On the chilly evening of Dec. 10, the JV girl’s soccer team took to the field and played a victorious game against Lyman High School.  Relying on their ability to communicate with one another across...

On Monday, Oct. 19, members of the girls’ golf team pose in the fairway section of the course in Gainesville, FL. The players had a great season and made it all the way to regional finals. The girls remain hopeful that they will have an even better season next year.

Up to par

Grace Stoker, Sports Editor November 20, 2020

The girls’ golf team excelled this season. The team experienced many struggles due to COVID-19, from missing players to later start dates mandated by the state. Despite these setbacks, the players persevered....

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