Mustangs “go to the dogs” for charity

Mackenzie Sisson – Mustangs Ahead   (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The Lakewood Loves Animals (LLA) club has been seeking out ways to offer its members volunteer hours by investing money and time into local shelters.   Last week, LLA’s contacted the Donte’s Den Foundation, a canine sanctuary in Myakka City dedicated to providing safe permanent housing, healthcare, and veterinary service to dogs. Many of these dogs receive extended or lifetime care and require extra maintenance.   On Saturday, Oct. 10 Donte’s Den welcomed LLA members to take…

Mustangs adjust to Halloween changes

Cassidy McLellan- Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- Due to COVID-19 and the changes it brought, Halloween will look a little different this year. One of the biggest changes is the official cancellation of “Halloween Horror Nights” at Universal Orlando Resort. Even with such holiday favorites cancelled, there are still a wide variety of enjoyable Halloween…

Mustangs celebrate Decades Day

Jordan Heffner – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) -Mustangs showed off their Homecoming spirit Tuesday by dressing up for Decades Day. Freshman were asked to dress like the 70s, sophomores the 80s, juniors the 90s, and seniors the 2000s. LRHS discipline dean Thomas Bellantonio commented, “Spirit week is a great way to help Mustangs take…

Swimmers headed to regionals

Jenelle Bayor- Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- The LRHS Mustangs swim team competed in their district swim meet this past Friday, Oct. 23. Both the girls’ and boys’ teams placed fourth out of the eight teams that competed this year. Head coach Steve Lubrino said, “I thought it went especially well with considering how COVID-19…

Blood drive to help LRHS scholarships

                                                           Olivia Ellis- Mustangs Ahead  (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Have you always wanted to be a hero? This week anyone can be a hero by donating at LRHS’s blood drive. This year’s blood drive will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 27 and Friday, Oct. 30. To donate blood, visit any One Blood Red Bus and…