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St. Pete track team holding 1st place in a meet.

The Blink of an Eye: The World of Track

Alexa Decker, Sports Editor May 6, 2024

When you hear the word track, all that comes to mind is running, which doesn’t always seem like a wave of excitement. However, there are so many events to choose from and so many different experiences...

Pensos words of inspiration, not to mention all of her work as a referee, have shown that hard work truly does pay off. Nothing is out of reach, and sometimes, it may just take more time and effort to achieve your goal.

Tori Penso: Former St. Pete ref to World Cup superstar 

Alexa Decker, Staff Writer October 17, 2023

Tori Penso is the first American woman ever to referee a World Cup Final. She is a source of inspiration to young women worldwide and lives in St. Petersburg, Florida. “There is nothing quite like...

The Green Devil athletes are thrilled to share a field with the Rays.

A Green Devils & Rays Crossover

PJ Toomey, Sports Writer May 15, 2023

Our St. Petersburg High School baseball team practices and plays all its home games on the Huggins-Stengel field at Crescent Lake Park, given that our school campus lacks one of its own. Where there were...

Like many sports teams at St. Petersburg High School, the track team is a family, with coaches, athletes, parents, and others contributing to their victories.

The Support of a Team

Jessica Grasso, Sports Writer May 15, 2023

Every child has that one thing that lives in their imagination and drives their performance both in and out of school. Whether it's the arts, a particular subject that entertains them, or a hobby they...

The girls team continues to win with their Coach, Tim McGoff, by their side.

Girls & Boys Varsity Lacrosse Teams Reformed

PJ Toomey, Sports Writer March 6, 2023

Beginning their season on Wednesday, February 15th, the St. Petersburg High School Girls' Varsity Lacrosse team faced off against Northside Christian, followed by the boys' team. Last year, both lacrosse...

SPHS Girls Lacrosse Team 2021

Lacrosse Season Begins

Ellie Silvers March 1, 2022

With the beginning of this year's lacrosse season fast approaching, lacrosse conditioning is in full swing in preparation for a more successful year than last. Conditioning began immediately after the...

“Don’t Screw it Up” – SPHS Tennis Team prepares for dominant Tennis Season

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

On the tail of a runner-up state championship drive in their 3A division, the Saint Petersburg High Green Devils Boys and Girls Tennis teams are poised to finish the drive after the team they lost to,...

Varsity Track Season

Varsity Track Season

Paloma Welch, Opinion Editor December 6, 2021

With the end of the cross-country season not far behind, the preeminent runners of St. Petersburg High School are in preparation for the start of our varsity track season. Last year, our team was stunted...

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