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The Pony Express

Girls Golf Needs a Hole of One

Camila Acosta, Entertainment Editor

September 18, 2012

Filed under Sports

Last season, the golf team had six girls and two girls compete as individuals at the regionals. The team usually practiced at 3:30 at the Northdale golf course and they still do today except for the fact that there is barely a...

Playing multiple sports give athletes an edge

Kevin Sardja, Online Editor-in-Chief

April 23, 2012

Filed under Sports

LeBron James, Michael Jordan, and even Jimmy Hines all have something fantastic in common. They all play multiple sports, and were good at it. Jordan, questionably one the greatest basketball players of our era played baseball...

Coaches limit the risk of injury during playoff season

Kevin Sardja, Graphics Editor

November 10, 2011

Filed under Sports

All it takes is one broken bone, one tear in your ACL, one pulled muscle and poof, you’re done, out for the game, out for the season, possibly out of your scholarship, and now that the varsity cowboys have made it to the state...

Girls softball enter fall season

Alex Rodriguez, Sports Editor

October 27, 2011

Filed under Sports

The Girl’s softball team is well into their fall season of the Miss Tampa League.  Miss Tampa is the equivalent to the boy’s baseball “Fall Ball”.  It is a competitive way for the new-coming high school softball players...

Bucs blackouts anger fans

Anthony Prierto, Assistant Sports Editor

October 20, 2011

Filed under Opinions, Sports

The Tampa Bay Bucanneers are are 4-2 this season, but it is only the people that are going to see the games live at Raymond James that are seeing them playing home games.   The Bucs home games have been blacked out since last...

NBA lockout continues

Anthony Prierto, Assistant Sports Editor

October 20, 2011

Filed under Opinions, Sports

2011 has really been the year of the lockouts in sports.  First the NFL and now the NBA is in the midst of a standoff in the negotiation rooms. With no collective barganing agreement in sight, the players, owners and fans...

Volleyball season begins

Anthony Prierto, Assistant Sports Editor

October 3, 2011

Filed under Sports

Gaither's volleyball team has a record of 6 wins and 9 losses.   "The girls have played hard and the teams they have lost to are quality opponents. The girls can be a great team with all the talent they have. All we really...

Sports deserve equal recognition

Jessica Lawless, public relations manager

October 3, 2011

Filed under Opinions, Sports

Students have been talking about the football team getting more recognition and more special privileges then other sports.  Our schools football team is well known. But what about other sports like golf and tennis? Who goes...

New coaches look to make a mark

Michael Farrell, Ad Manager

September 23, 2011

Filed under Sports

The athletics department has unveiled five new coaches for the 2011-2012 sports season.   “This season I want create a strong mindset for the players with a disciplined team. My biggest goal is getting wins!” said new...

Heat stroke poses threat to student athletes

Joaquin Vidal, Graphics Team

September 22, 2011

Filed under Sports

Heat strokes threaten to attack at any moment when exercising outdoors in the heat. Lack of hydration can also contribute to this. Athletes are at most risk of getting a heatstroke. According to Mayo Clinic, heat strokes...

Gaither comes up short against arch-rivals

Cameron Valdez, Staff Writer

September 1, 2011

Filed under Sports

Gaither hosted Sickles in the annual kickoff classic game on Friday Aug. 16. Sickles started the game off with the ball. They quickly drove down the field to the 30 yard line where Gaither forced a fourth and long. Gaither...

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