Key Club seeks service-minded Mustangs

Reva Gandhi-Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- The LRHS Key Club is looking for Mustangs who are interested in earning community service hours. Key Club is an international organization which works to help students develop leadership skills by volunteering in their community. The LRHS Key Club officers are as follows: President- Anna Huszar Vice President- Abigail…

Wrestlers ready to hit the mats

John Osborne – Mustangs Ahead  (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The 2020 LRHS wrestling season will officially be underway starting Monday, Nov. 9. Voluntary conditioning is currently taking place and practices will soon follow.  Wrestling coach Patrick Ancil said, “We will only be doing conditioning to adhere to COVID-19 guidelines.”   Ancil is expecting around 30-40 student athletes to try out for the team. Both boys and girls are welcomed on the same team.  Stay updated…

Mustangs to recognize volleyball seniors

Mallory Lloyd – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The next LRHS varsity volleyball game and senior night is scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30 with seniors being introduced before the game begins. The Mustangs will be playing Sarasota High School (SHS) at home. Seniors on the team include: Lauren Ford Peyton Trent  Julia…

TSA readies informational meeting

Tess Lippincott – Special to “Mustangs Ahead” (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) -The LRHS Technology Student Association (TSA) is providing Mustangs information on how to join even if they are full-online or hybrid student for the 2020-2021 school year. TSA is a leadership club that is centered around using Science-Technology-Engineering-Mathematics (STEM) in a fun learning environment. TSA…

Football Mustangs top Tornadoes

Erica Kennedy- Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- On Friday the LRHS varsity football team defeated Booker High School 27-7 in the Mustangs’ second game of the season. This was the first home game for the Mustangs. Senior Nolan Carpenter said Booker played a good game Friday night and that it was a great game to…

Mustangs swimmers set to recognize seniors

Jenelle Bayor- Mustangs Ahead  (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- The LRHS Mustangs swim team will have their second virtual swim meet of the season on Tuesday, Sept. 29 from 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., at the Lakewood Ranch YMCA.   The team has seven senior swimmers who will be honored during the swim meet.   Stay updated on important LRHS news and share what you like by following our Twitter…

Volleyball Mustangs topple Pirates

Mallory Lloyd – Mustangs Ahead  (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – On Thursday the LRHS varsity volleyball team beat Braden River High School (BRHS) 3-0.  The first set score was 25-17, the second 25-22, and the third 25-21.  Stay updated on important LRHS news and share what you like by following our Twitter @LRHSNews1, Instagram @mustangs_ahead, email, and follow the Mustangs Ahead Podcast on iTunes  Senior volleyball player Ella Moceri…

Mustangs anxious for college entrance exams

Zach Fenimore – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- Mustangs are starting to take the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) and the American College Test (ACT)  exam now that schools are open again. At the end of last school year all tests were canceled due to COVID-19. Mustangs can sign up for the SAT through the college…

NHS ready to welcome new members

Margarita Lopez– Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- On Monday, Sept. 28, the LRHS National Honors Society (NHS) is hosting its annual induction ceremony for this year’s new junior and senior members.  The ceremony was originally meant to be held last year but was postponed due to COVID-19. Stay updated on important LRHS news and share…

COVID makes high school adjustment especially tough

Savannah Else – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – COVID-19 has forced a lot of changes at LRHS, and while it’s been hard on everyone, freshmen are trying to adjust to the challenges of not only high school but also new COVID-19 procedures. Freshman Mia Vanbuskirk said, “My first week of school was very stressful,…

Mustangs sweep constitution essay award

Morgan Trento– Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Mustangs placed first, second, and third in September’s Manatee County, “What the Constitution Means to Me” Essay Contest. First place won $300, second $200, and third, fourth, and fifth won $100. LRHS seniors placed top three: Owen Catlett (first), Ella Grogan (second), and Adam Vasant (third). First…

Mustangs drop match to Venice

Mallory Lloyd – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – On Tuesday the LRHS varsity volleyball team travelled to Venice High School (VHS) and lost 3-0. The scores for the game include first set 22-25, second set 19-25, and third set 17-25. Stay updated on important LRHS news and share what you like by following our…