Mustangs drop road football game at Bayshore

 Josh Rossi – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – LRHS Mustangs football fell to the Bayshore Bruins Friday night with a final score of 19-3. Senior kicker Travis Freeman was the only player to put points on the board for the Mustangs. Running back senior Drake Theriot also played well on Friday. Senior wide-receiver Rory…

Mustangs getting ready for district volleyball play

Bella Sellmer – Mustang ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- Friday night the LRHS volleyball girls had their first away game of the season at Port Charlotte High School. Junior varsity (JV) battled the pirates first and played a good game but lost 0-2. Varsity was up next playing a great game, the girls fought extremely hard…

Mustangs boys top Venice Invitational

Anna Stock – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Saturday the LRHS cross-country team raced to success at the Venice Invitational. Twelve teams competed, including Riverview and Sarasota High Schools. Varsity boys placed first with varsity girls placing second, only six points behind winning team Osceola High School. The boys team was led by first…

Mustangs audition for talent show

Tanna Cochrane and Sarah Merzak – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The annual LRHS talent show is scheduled for Sept. 12. Auditions begin 3-3:30 p.m. Tuesday and will conclude Wednesday. Sophomore Gavin Laielli has been playng the piano for 11 years and decided to tryout in the talent show. He has competed in previous competitions…

FCCLA kicks off school year

Marissa Briggs – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) club has high hopes after their first meeting of the year. The club held its first meeting Aug. 29. The meeting focused on introducing the officers and informing the new members of the club. Secretary Emma Tullio,…

Softball welcomes local kids

Rachel Monroe – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- The LRHS Mustang softball program held a successful youth camp for kids ages 7-10 Aug. 27. The campers were assigned to different fields by ages; seven- and eight-year-olds practiced on field one and eight- and nine-year-olds practiced on field two. The camp ran from 6-8 p.m., and…

Mustangs encouraged to become “Youth In Action”

Mikaela Campbell and Sarah Merzak –Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- The LRHS Youth in Action (YIA) group has held its first meeting of the year.  This is a student-based leadership group for freshman and sophomores. This group is for students who want to make a change with youth issues in the modern world.  Club adviser…

Homecoming voting starts Wednesday

Corinna Lunsford – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- LRHS homecoming is just around the corner and with that the homecoming king and queen will be elected. During first period Wednesday teachers will pass out voting ballets. They are to be filled out and returned to first period teacher. Junior Nicolette Ngov said, “all of the…