Ranch reflection – Helmets protect some savvy football brains

Ranch Reflections are articles written by students who want to share their experiences, thoughts, and concerns. This is a great opportunity for students to branch out beyond traditional news stories.  This edition features sophomore Cameron Madison’s appreciattion for the complicated nature of football. Cameron Madison – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Due to football’s…

Mustang girls speed to success in Venice

Gavin Laielli – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Last weekend the LRHS Cross Country team attended the Venice Invitational at Venice High School. The Lady Mustangs finished first overall with a score of 46 points. Sophomore Jessica Neal finished first for the team with a time of 20:23.87. Lady Mustangs coach, Kristin Wikstrom shared,…

Volleyball beats Manatee High

Anabelle Lam – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Thursday night the LRHS varsity volleyball team added another win to their record beating Manatee High, 3-2.   Head coach Perri Hankins said, “I think the team played very well and bounced back from our loss the other night (Tuesday to Braden River High). We played better defensively, which we worked…

Mustangs get progress reports Wednesday

Rachel Monroe– Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH FL.)- First quarter progress reports will be issued to Mustangs Sept. 11. All grades will be finalized that night. Progress reports can be accessed online through Focus. Students who do not have internet access can request guidance to print a hard copy. Senior Julia Hatton knows how helpful progress…

Varsity football 2-0 after Bayshore win

Csenge Csicsek – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- On Friday the LRHS varsity football team won their second game of the season, beating Bayshore High School 16-6.  The previous week saw the Mustangs defeat Lemon Bay 19-9.  Before the game, senior Angelo LaFrese was confident. “I feel as a team we have worked hard these past few months,” LaFrese said, “I believe as long as we come out, do our jobs, and play hard,…