Freshmen adjust to new challenges

Isabella Estrada – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – With the start of the new school year comes a new LRHS freshman class. “I was very nervous and lost, but the administration was very helpful,” said freshman Lana Acherman. Freshmen face many struggles during their first year such as an unfamiliar school, harder classes, and…

Mustangs for Kids hopes for successful year

ErinElizabeth Purcell – Mustangs Ahead (Lakewood Ranch, FL) -The Mustangs for Kids club’s first meeting is scheduled for Thursday Aug 29. Mustangs for Kids hosts fundraisers to raise money for Shriners Children’s Hospital, a hospital that provides all surgeries, treatment and therapy’s completely for free for children with disabilities. Mustangs for Kids members range from…

Mustangs drop volleyball match to Rams

Anabelle Lam – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The Lady Mustangs’ volleyball seasons are now in full swing. All three teams (freshman, JV, varsity) started their regular season with an away game at Sarasota Riverview High School Tuesday. Freshman started the night strong with a 2-0 win over the Rams. Freshman Sydney Sprague said,…

Girls lacrosse already thinking about Spring

Cameron Perry– Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- On Tuesday, LRHS girls lacrosse head coach Samantha Stoltz held the team’s first meeting of the school year. During the meeting she covered all the information for the upcoming season. Conditioning will start Sept. 24 and continue every Tuesday and Thursday from 2:45 – 4 p.m. Conditioning will…

Mustangs forced to postpone kickoff…again

Schuyler Young– Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- The LRHS varsity Mustangs football season opener, scheduled for Friday has been cancelled… again. Last week’s Kickoff Classic was cancelled due to rain-sodden fields  Bad weather, however, is not the culprit this time. The LRHS varsity boys were set to play Lemon Bay on Friday at 7:30 p.m.,…

FCA kicks off year with food, fellowship

Carson Manning – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH)- The LRHS Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) are working to develop their student leadership for this year. “I want to provide a safe place for students to worship and have a place to relax and feel at home,” physical education teacher and FCA sponsor Kelly Smith-William said. Smith-Williams said…