Silver Stars welcome WWII vets home

Brooke Mantone – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Last Tuesday the LRHS Silver Stars dance team greeted soldiers returning to St. Petersburg from a trip to Washington D.C to visit the World War II memorial. The dancers thanked them for their service by making signs, shaking their hands, and giving them hugs. Dance team…

Marching Mustangs “superior” again

Isabella Heupel– Mustangs Ahead   (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- The LRHS Marching Mustangs had another successful weekend at the Florida Bandmasters Association Music Performance Assessment (MPA). The competition took place on Saturday at Manatee High School.  The band earned straight superiors in the categories of music, general effect, visual performance, percussion and auxiliary.  Assistant band director Kristin…

Boys soccer teams announced

Mariska VanLinder – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- LRHS boys soccer tryouts were held last week for the 2019-2020 season. The boy’s tryouts finished Friday with a six-mile fitness test. At one point last year boys’ soccer ranked 15th in the nation and ended with an overall record of 16-1-2. The results of the varsity…

JV Mustang cheerleaders welcome summer camp attendees

Charlize Ucciferri – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – At the Oct. 17 LRHS junior varsity football game, the LRHS JV cheerleading squad was joined by kids who attended the LRHS cheerleading summer mini-camp. During the game, the mini-camp attendees performed cheers they had learned at the camp. LRHS JV cheer captain and sophomore Morgan…

German exchange student enjoys LRHS visit

Isabella Estrada – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – LRHS welcomes German students to our school for a three-week cultural exchange program. Sophomore Lucca Deimer is one of these German exchange students. He has been living with the family of his host senior Sergio Lizcano, and follows Lizcano every day. This experience allows Deimer the…