Lacrosse season ends for boys, girls

Emma Tullio – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- Both the LRHS girls and boys varsity lacrosse teams wrapped up their seasons on Tuesday, April 13. During their district semi-finals game, the girls team lost 19-3 against Riverview High School. Stay updated on important LRHS news and share what you like by following our Twitter @LRHSNews1,…

Girls win county track title, district upcoming

Mallory Lloyd – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – District track and field championships are scheduled for Saturday, April 17 at LRHS. Last weekend, the girls track and field team won first place in the Manatee County Championship and the boys track and field team won second. Head Mustang track and field coach Kristin Wikstrom…

Mustangs see “Geoguessr” as online learning and fun

Ryan Hanson – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- As people turn to the online world to stay connected during COVID-19, many virtual games have risen in popularity. One is GeoGuessr. GeoGuessr is a geography game that challenges one’s ability to recognize their surroundings and guess where in the world they are for points. GeoGuessr places…

Silver Stars tryouts scheduled

Marissa Briggs-Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- The LRHS Silver Stars Dance Team is hosting tryouts April 14 – 16 for the 2021-22 school year. Tryouts will take place from 4 – 6:30 p.m. in room 731. Preregistration packets for tryouts can be picked up outside room 620. Stay updated on important LRHS news and share…

Girls win first district playoff game

Emma Tullio – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- On Monday, April 12 the girls lacrosse team had their first district playoff match ever, defeating Bloomingdale High School 20-4. The boys varsity lacrosse team also had their first district playoff game of the season on Monday, April 12 beating Sickles High School 14-2. Stay updated on…

NHS announces names of new inductees

Katie Foley-Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- A list of names for the new LRHS National Honor Society (NHS) inductees for the 2021-22 school year has been released. Here is the complete list of inductees – Connor Alexander Tristan Ambler Marc Ash Katherine Benedek Bryce Brielmann Steven Brown Darcey Bullas Jasmine Burden Kennedy Burnette Margaret Burns…

Flag football headed for districts

John Osborne – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – After a tough week for the LRHS girls flag football team, they bounced back with a 37-0 victory over Manatee High School. “The game showed many bright spots for the young future stars of this team,” said LRHS head coach Elijah Weaver. The Mustangs are now…

Lacrosse seasons near the end

Meghan Llamas – Mustangs Ahead  (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – It’s a bittersweet week for the LRHS lacrosse players as their seasons end. The boys varsity team fought hard on Thursday night at an away game against Pinellas Lakewood, coming back in the last couple of minutes to win 11-10. The boys varsity team has a current…

Mustangs take two of three from Pirates

Zach Fenimore– Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- The LRHS boys varsity baseball team faced the Braden River Pirates in a rivalry series this week that took place on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday. The Mustangs played all three games very close to the Pirates. Both teams combined for only 10 runs over the three-game series as…

2021-22 Athletic trainers named

Morgan McCabe– Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- LRHS has announced the school’s new athletic trainers for the 2021-2022 school year. Student athletic trainers help athletes deal with hydration management, observe injury and illness evaluations, are a second pair of eyes and ears for the certified adult athletic trainer, organize the athletic training room and assist…

Juniors prepare for final year of high school

Reva Gandhi– Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – With the 2020-2021 school year coming to an end, Mustang juniors are beginning to prepare for their senior year. Junior Molly Cress stated, “While it is intimidating to become a senior, I am excited to move on to a new chapter of my life.” As senior year…

Ranch reflections – Costumes for pets?

Ranch Reflections are articles written by LRHS students and staff who want to share their experiences, thoughts, and concerns. This is a great opportunity for Mustangs to branch out beyond traditional news stories.  This edition features a Mustang’s discovery of some odd online shopping opportunities. Maya Rengifo – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – As…