Mustangs drop game against Springstead

Brenna Rademaker – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Friday the LRHS football team lost to the Springstead Eagles 36-7. Senior Rory Atkins scored a touchdown for the Mustangs in the second quarter.  Atkins plays Slotback and recovered a fumble from the other team and ran the ball 13 yards into the end zone. Atkins…

Ranch reflection – Summer camp a challenging first job

Starting a new job can be terrifying, but at the same time very exciting. This summer, I started my first job ever, as a camp counselor. It was a summer full of ups and downs and many new experiences. From learning how to handle the kids to the rules of the different games we would…

Mustangs go 4-1 in volleyball tourney, prepare for senior night

Bella Sellmer – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- Last weekend the Lady Mustang’s volleyball team headed to Orlando for the 2018 Dr. Phillips High School showcase. The first game for the girls was at 5 p.m. against Carrolton High School. The Mustangs won their first game 2-0. The girls then defeated Lake Howell High School…

Swimmers ready honor seniors

Jenelle Bayor –  Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS swim team’s senior night is already here. The Mustangs will honor 12 swimmers, seven girls and five boys. The seniors will be accompanied by their parents as they walk through the tunnel of swimmers. They will have short biographies announced as they walk through…

Mustang Q & A: School guardian Louis Cruz

 Hannah Kennelly – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – School guardian Louis Cruz has joined the LRHS staff. Cruz shares his daily activities and daily tasks to help protect the school and keep Mustangs safe.  Mustangs Ahead (MA): What is your role/purpose at LRHS? Louis Cruz (LC): Well to start, my sole purpose here on…

Seniors get valuable planning help

Mikaela Campbell – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – There are many things the LRHS class of 2019 needs to think about before their time comes to walk on stage and get their diplomas. Monday, seniors were handed their “Senior Planning Guide” packets that contain all the information that seniors need to know. This includes deadlines,…

Mustang seniors ponder future opportunities, challenges

Madison Koczersut and Sienna Rodriguez – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- The most troubling questions many students in high school face are, “What will my life be like after I graduate?” “Will I be successful and happy?” “Can I get into the college that I want?” Some people may have no idea what life’s going…