Mustang girls finish seventh in state cross country

  Mason Ingallinera– Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- Last weekend the LRHS varsity girls cross country team traveled to Tallahassee to compete in the class 4A state meet. It was the first time the Mustangs qualified since 2016. The Mustangs placed seventh in the state with a score of 236 points. “This weekend all of…

Annual canned food drive starts

Daniel Hernandez – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- Today marks the beginning of the Mayors’ Feed the Hungry canned food drive. Canned goods will be collected from Nov. 12-21 in Mustangs’ first period classes. The classroom that collects the most canned goods will be awarded with a doughnut party from the food drive sponsor Quill and…

Meeting set for track Mustangs

Isabella Estrada– Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- LRHS prepares for the upcoming track season with a meeting for all interested members. The meeting is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 14 immediately after school in the Media Center. Head Coach Jeffrey Simmons will discuss the paperwork needed, preseason workouts, fundraising, and the new athletic packets for athletes….

National Signing Day a big step for Mustangs

Jillian Herbst and Gaby Rosabal- Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- Nov. 13 is a big day for future college athletes…National Signing Day.  It’s a day that athletes make their verbal collegiate commitments official. The senior class is packed with future college athletes at LRHS. Many softball, baseball, lacrosse, and soccer players are preparing to sign…

LRHS hosts SCF admissions workshop

Phoebe Duval– Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- Seniors enrolling at State College of Florida – Manatee/Sarasota (SCF) next year can attend the SCF Application Workshop at 9 a.m., Nov. 13 at LRHS. Liz Bussiculo, a student specialist from SCF, will be at the workshop to help students leave with a completed application. “It’s not just…

Mustangs ready to “showcase” programs

Jenelle Bayor- Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- The School District of Manatee County will be hosting an event called Showcase of Schools from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 13 at the Bradenton Area Convention Center. This event is being hosted to promote the traditional public schools in the area. Parents have been invited to attend…