Marine Science Club works to save the waves

Mariska VanLinder– Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – On Aug. 27 the LRHS Marine Conservation Club (MCC) had its first meeting of the 2019-2020 school year. MCC is dedicated to educating the community and school about the importance of oceans. This year, they will host two club-organized beach cleanups that will provide students community service…

Mustangs swimmers start strong

Angelina Ortiz- Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- On Aug. 28 the LRHS Swim Team competed in the first meet of the season at home against Cardinal Mooney High School and Manatee High School with great success. The girls team won with 126 points and the boys came in second place. Both relay teams won the…

French Club ready for the year

Lucas Scott – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS French Clubs first meeting is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 5. Meetings will be held on the first and third Thursdays of the month. French club is not exclusive to just those taking the French language course as a class; anyone who is interested in…

Clear bags only to be allowed at sporting events

Cameron Madison – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Manatee County Schools have put a restriction on bags allowed in sporting events. These restrictions went into effect Aug. 29. All coaches, administrators, ticket sellers, and deputies will be responsible for enforcing the proper rules.  Manatee School officials announced that only clear bags will be allowed in games. “Fans will be permitted one…

New spirit club attracts over 70 Mustangs

Presley Long – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – A new LRHS club, the Stampede, held its first meeting Tuesday. The goal of the club is to encourage school spirit for all LRHS sporting events. The club will promote student athletes and get the Mustangs excited for this year’s sporting games. Club adviser and LRHS…

Varsity volleyball falls short vs. Pirates, freshmen and JV win

Anabelle Lam – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Tuesday night, the LRHS freshman, junior varsity (JV), and varsity volleyball teams faced off against their rivals, the Braden River Pirates, at BRHS. The freshman team started the night off strong for the Mustangs beating the Pirates, 2-0. The JV team followed and despite a rocky…