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Mustang Ahead

Lakewood Ranch High School

Jacob Pipercic




LRHS hosts summer lacrosse camp

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- This summer, Lakewood Ranch High School host its first ever lacrosse camp. The camp is available to all boys and girls in grades 1 – 8. There will be two sessions, each one-week long. Session one is June 26-30 and session two is July 17-21. Both sessions will begin at 9:00 a.m. and end at 12:00 p.m.

Mustangs take the field Thursday

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS 2017-18 varsity football team will playing its annual spring game at 7 p.m. Thursday at home. Tickets to the game will be $6 for adults and $5 for students. Head Mustang football coach Michael Koczersut said, “We are looking forward to go out and playing strong before we kick off the summer.”.

Summer camps mean plenty of vacation activity at LRHS

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- With the school year ending, many of the LRHS sports teams will be having summer camps for younger kids. There are many different sports for kids such as basketball, baseball, football, and volleyball. Coed basketball camps at the LRHS gymnasium. The camp weeks are June 12-15, June 19-22, July 10-13, and July 17-20.

LRHS algebra teacher hosts Amazing Race review

Last week LRHS math teacher Deb Dalton held an “Amazing Race” to help prepare her algebra 1 students for their End of Course (EOC) exam. The after-school race required teams of students to progress through stations across campus, each of which featured a math challenge related to the exam. Dalton also gave prizes out for first, second, third, fourth, fifth, and sixth place.

Girls flag football enjoys successful week

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS flag football team had a big week playing on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday. The team started the week on Monday with a win over Manatee, 20-7. Then on Tuesday, the Mustangs came out strong again with a 41-0 victory over the Southeast Seminoles. The Mustangs fell short on Thursday, however, losing to Palmetto 19-13, finishing the week 2-1.

Amazing math race aims to challenge kids and traditions

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Any LRHS students in need of community service hours may want to contact math teacher Deb Dalton. She is looking for about 16 students to help with the “Amazing Race”. This event is a very non-traditional algebra 1 review session scheduled to take place after school on April 25.

Mustang boys ready to learn some volleyball

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – On Tuesday, April 25, Lakewood Ranch High School will hold its first Boys Volleyball Tournament. Each team is required to have six boys and will be coached by one of the girls on the LRHS volleyball team. Mustangs can sign up during lunches next week in the school cafeteria.

Outstanding Mustang seniors go for Golden Heralds

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – A select group of Mustang seniors has undergone grueling preparations for Thursday’s Golden Herald ceremony. In 1978 the Bradenton Herald established the Golden Herald Awards to recognize the most outstanding seniors in Manatee County. The essential qualification of a Golden Herald nominee is service.

Mustang senior excels on Texas track

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – LRHS Senior John Rivera competed in his third indoor track contest of 2017. The competition took place at the Dunamis Sports Group Prep Classic in Texas, where he picked up his second win in the 800m run. Just like his two most recent races in Ohio and North Carolina, Rivera jumped out in front early and never looked back.

Mustang business leaders participate in district meet

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – On Saturday the LRHS Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) competed in a district meet at Southeast High School. FBLA members competed in several events pertaining to the business world. Competitors take objective tests and are then judged to see how well they did. FBLA secretary Molly Mendoza, senior, said, “The objective tests can be difficult sometime, it just depends on the topic.”.

FBLA prepares for district competition

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – LRHS Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) members will be competing in a district meet this Saturday, Jan. 14 at Southeast High School. FBLA secretary Molly Mendoza, senior, explains how the competitions work. With previous district and state wins under their belts, the team hopes to claim a victory at the upcoming competition so they can move onto the national level.


Jacob Pipercic