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Although Tate admits that her schedule can sometimes be stressful and overwhelming, she confidently states that if given the chance, she would not change a thing.

SPHS Double-Athletes: Tate Keber

Maya Matheney, News Editor December 15, 2023

Tate Keber is a St. Petersburg High School senior in the 3DE program. When she is not winning nationwide 3DE challenges, she dominates both the volleyball and tennis courts. Tate’s athletic skill is...

With two separate heats and trigonometric eye tricks, it is hard to tell which boats are winning and which are falling behind.

A Day in the Life of a Sailor

Olivia Moore, Co-Editor-in-Chief March 6, 2023

6:30 am. That is the time Dorothy Mendelblatt wakes up for her Sailing Regattas. She usually drinks a coffee and eats an omelet with toast. Her base layer for clothing is leggings and a tech shirt; she...

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...

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...

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...

Elly Brackin at the 2021 City Championship

A Day in the Life of an SPHS Swimmer

Paloma Welch, Opinion Editor February 1, 2022

Elly Brackin is a varsity swimmer on the St. Petersburg High School Swim and Dive Team. As well as swimming for St. Pete High during the school season, Elly is also on the year-round club team at St. Pete...

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