Revolution

Bye Bye Bolts

Bye Bye Bolts

Tyler Young, Staff Writer

May 31, 2016


Filed under Sports

The Tampa Bay Lightning’s lengthy season has just been cut to an end with their loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night in the Eastern Conference Finals. With the series going to a Game Seven, it was very entertaining for fans to watch. Sadly for Lightning fans, they won’t be seeing...

Should the Lightning Re-Sign Steven Stamkos?

Should the Lightning Re-Sign Steven Stamkos?

Nic Clarke, Staff Writer

May 4, 2016


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For the past few years, the Tampa Bay Lightning have been one of the most electrifying sports teams in Florida. This year, the Lightning are making their third straight post season appearance with the Stanley Cup within their reach. Despite their recent success, the Bolts have hit a bit of a road block. Team...

Playing On The Sidelines

Playing On The Sidelines

Sam Allen, Staff Writer

February 10, 2016


Filed under Sports

While it’s obvious what motivates players on a team when they get consistent game time (winning, experience, prestige, etc.), what motivates those on the team who don’t get their shot to play? Why practice? Is all their effort going to no end, or are there underlying motives? Did it pan out to be ...

For The ‘Love’ Of The Game

For The ‘Love’ Of The Game

Tori Chin, News Editor/Public Relations

February 9, 2016


Filed under Sports

Spring sports have begun at Freedom and this year’s tennis team is ready to battle it out on the courts. Mr. and Mrs. Simard took the team under their wing last year for the first time and they have many exciting expectations for the new season. “My goals for the boys this year is to be undefeated...

Lax Life

Lax Life

Nic Clarke, Staff Writer

February 1, 2016


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Lacrosse is one of the fastest growing sports in Florida.  Freedom High School has within the last couple years established a lacrosse team, for boys and girls.  Although the sport is unfamiliar and exotic to some students, it has definitely found its place at school and has gained many followers. ...

Bye Bye Bryant

Bye Bye Bryant

Tyler Young, Staff Writer

December 10, 2015


Filed under Sports

On Sunday, November 29th, Kobe Bryant stated that this season will be his last one in the National Basketball Association (NBA). After a 107-103 loss to the Indiana Pacers, Bryant also stated that he made the decision to retire, “a while ago”. Kobe was drafted into the NBA straight out of high s...

Game Time, Hertenstein!

Game Time, Hertenstein!

Sam Allen, Staff Writer

December 1, 2015


Filed under Faces of Freedom, Sports

Junior Grayson Hertenstein, also known as number thirteen on the Freedom High School boys varsity soccer team, has played a major role in the Patriots’ game plan ever since his debut as a freshman. Both his size and tenacity have helped him become a close to unstoppable force on the field as a center...

FHS Softball Back Again

FHS Softball Back Again

Jon Hordeyczuk, Staff Writer

November 6, 2015


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Freedom High Schools Softball team is among one of the greatest girls teams to play on. The girls have been successful in the past making it all the way to states. They were 15-7 last season, a phenomenal record. They hope to advance farther then their previous season. "This season we hope to at least...

FHS Soccer 15-16

FHS Soccer 15-16

Jon Hordeyczuk, Staff Writer

November 2, 2015


Filed under Sports

Last year Freedom High School’s Boys Soccer team made it all the way to regionals after a devastating 4-10-3 (Win-Loss-Tie) season. This year, the team has been formed by the coach, Charlie Haueter. When asked about the players that showed up to this year’s tryout, Haueter said, “They’re alright,...

Setting The Bar and Passing Expectations

Setting The Bar and Passing Expectations

Tori Chin, News Editor/Public Relations

October 15, 2015


Filed under Sports

So far, Freedom’s Varsity Volleyball team has battled schools from Wharton to Plant and is currently 6-3 and ranks #181 in the state. With new head coach Brittany Castelamare, the team has kept a strong winning streak and continues to put up a good fight at each game. This may be because Coach Castelamare...

Kwame Amankwah

Kwame Amankwah

Jon Hordeyczuk, Staff Writer

October 14, 2015


Filed under Faces of Freedom, Sports

Kwame Amankwah has been playing soccer for eleven years. “I play soccer because it’s fun and challenging,” says Amankwah. Amankwah is a sophomore at Freedom High School and manages his school schedule around his soccer career. He was born on June 24, 2000 in Calgary, Canada. At the age of 11,...

Pats vs. Cats

Pats vs. Cats

Jon Hordeyczuk, Staff Writer

September 25, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Sports

Ever since Freedom High School first opened its doors in 2002, they have been rivals with Wharton High School. School spirit is through the roof for the Wharton vs. Freedom football game on September 25th, 2015. Signs are posted all around Freedom saying “BEAT WHARTON FRIDAY @ 7:30” or “DUBS DO...

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