Former Mustang kicker walks on at UF

Rachel Monroe – Mustang Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- Former LRHS football kicker and soccer star Travis Freeman recently joined the University of Florida football team as a walk-on kicker. Prior to starting college, Freeman was in contact with UF’s special teams coach for about 15 months, discussing there could be an open spot this fall….

New dean sets out to make a mark at LRHS

  Emily Brandt ‑ Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – This year LRHS welcomed discipline dean Debora Shannon into the Mustang family. Shannon came to LRHS to be part of a top performing school. “Everyone is happy, positive, encouraging, and willing to help others.  It feels like family here,” Shannon exclaimed after her second week…

Mustangs start new year of blood donations

  Mackenzie Hopkins – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Over Friday Mustangs donated in the school’s first blood drive of the year. Each year LRHS hosts multiple blood drives. Blood drive committee member senior Lauren McGill explained, “Donating blood is a great way to earn easy volunteer hours, while saving lives.” This will be…

JV Mustangs still seek first football win

Cameron Madison – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – On Thursday the junior varsity (JV) football Mustangs took on the JV Sarasota Sailors. The Sailors won 19-7. The Mustangs had several chances to take the lead in the fourth quarter but fell short. The Sailors’ late defensive stands set them up with great field position,…

Career clubs ready for leadership meet

Schuyler Young- Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Local high school Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSO) has their 18th annual leadership rally this Saturday.  The CTSO focuses on teaching tech based and career-oriented skills. These skills include everything from business and sales, to law and agriculture. LRHS CTSO clubs include Future Business Leaders of…

Golf teams continue to post wins

Corinne Kasten – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS boys and girls golf team are staying busy and continue to record consistent wins. Last Thursday, Sept. 12, the girls golf team competed at The River Club. They defeated St. Stephens with a final score of 170-206. Medalist Ashleigh Angelo led the team with…

Mustangs Ahead weekly podcast – Sept. 20

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