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Palmetto & Pine

Palmetto & Pine

The outstanding sailing team at St. Petersburg High School (2022)

History of SPHS Sailors

Dorothy Mendelblatt, Sports Writer December 12, 2022

The St. Pete High sailing team started as a student-run organization with the goal of competing at the national championship in Annapolis. They recruited and trained sailors who were able to compete at...

“Don’t focus on the bad shots, just worry about your next shot and how you can do better.”

Senior Reflection: Janie Cunneen’s golf career

Hema Mangat, Sports Editor December 12, 2022

After four years of being a part of the St. Petersburg High School girl's varsity golf team, Janie Cunneen is now a retired green devil. Janie has led the team to the FHSAA state championship two years...

2021: Avery Lazzara (left) and Anna Cubito (right) at their cross country meet.

Beloved by Many, Appreciated By All

Jessica Grasso, Sports Writer December 12, 2022

Student. Athlete. Inspiration. Avery Lazzara is a star athlete on the cross country and tennis teams at SPHS. She is a member of the student government and is an IB student graduating this year. According...

This season looks promising for the varsity soccer players here at SPHS and their many fans!

SPHS Soccer Season Begins!

PJ Toomey, Sports Writer December 12, 2022

Everyone’s favorite fall sport has come back into play this 2022-2023 SPHS school year. The boys’ varsity team kicked off this season on November 7th with an insane shutout victory of 8-0 against Lakewood...

#11 Leilani Diggs, #12 Kendall Webber, #9 Brooke Jordan, #8 Sydney Davis

2022 JV and Varsity Volleyball Season Wrap-Up

PJ Toomey, Sports Writer October 20, 2022

The Green Devils' varsity and JV volleyball teams have done outstanding throughout this season. While the JV season ended a week early on October 6th due to issues with Hurricane Ian, the varsity team...

Stella at cheer.

SPHS Double-Athletes: Stella Monforte

Paloma Welch, Co-Editor-in-Chief October 18, 2022

Participating in school sports can be very challenging, whether it concerns time constraints, physical demands, or other difficulties. Balancing sports practice, homework, and a social life can cause stress...

Green Devils Lacrosse Team

The Demands of Student Athletes

Elyce Mairn, Sports Editor October 18, 2022

Athletes spend their childhood and teen years training to win the approval of their coach. By the time colleges are ready to recruit students, a great majority of them have reached their limit. Balancing...

Cross Country Race

Start of XC Season

Jessica Grasso, Sports Writer September 8, 2022

As the school year starts, our St. Petersburg High School athletes run again. Last year, the Green Devils' cross-country team was quite successful, with our girls' team reaching states and the boys to...

The Green Devils are ready to face up against the Barons.

Football: As Experienced By A Student

Olivia Moore, Co-Editor-in-Chief September 2, 2022

A certain fever was in the air on Friday, August 19th. The Green Devils faced off against the St. Petersburg Catholic Barons in this thrilling game. It was not only because this was the first football...

Nail Biting 77-80 Finish for Boys Varsity Basketball against Southeast Seminoles

Nail Biting 77-80 Finish for Boys Varsity Basketball against Southeast Seminoles

Travis Brackin, Sports Editor & News Reporter March 1, 2022

22nd February 2022: The Green Devils Boys Varsity Basketball faced off with the Bradenton Southeast Seminoles in their Division 5A regional semi-finals. The team made it into the 8 team final bracket...

2022 Winter Olympics

March 1, 2022

The Winter Olympics were in Beijing this year. They started on February 4th and ended on February 20th. Medal history has been made this year by Norway who broke the record for most gold medals in a winter...

Superstar Siblings

Superstar Siblings

Elyce Mairn March 1, 2022

Max and Tate Keber are St.Petersburg High School’s superstar tennis players. Holding the position of number one in the school comes with a lot of pressure and responsibility. Tate juggles playing competitive...

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