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the Gauntlet

the official student-produced news site for Saint Stephen's Episcopal School

the Gauntlet

Matthew Vara commits to U Tampa for lacrosse.

Senior falcons soar to collegiate athletics

Jackson Clark, Staff Writer November 15, 2022

This year’s senior class is full of student athletes, but this past weekend there were four athletes who stood out among them all. Ben Long, Taylor Vogt, Matthew Vara, and Mia Ferdinand all signed...

The Falcon boys football team following their win against ODA.

Falcon sports teams move onto state championships

Jackson Clark, Staff Writer November 9, 2022

This Saturday, the SSES football team will be traveling to Lakeland, where they will be playing in the Sunshine State Athletic Conference Championship game against Legacy Charter, after their blowout 21-0...

Bryson Shrimplin performing a Clean and Jerk exercise.

Weightlifting team is newest addition to Falcon athletics

Daniel Schnur, Staff Writer October 26, 2022

Saint Stephen’s athletics is paving a new road for many student-athletes to showcase their strength with the introduction of the weightlifting team. This new, varsity sport provides an opportunity for...

the 2022 Falcon baseball team just before playing the last game of the season.

The boys of summer

Jackson Clark, Staff Writer October 18, 2022

Even though the Falcon season is still months away, the boys varsity baseball team is already making strides towards a successful spring season. In preparation for their days on the diamond, one well known...

New ticketing app Ticket Spicket sweeps SSES

New ticketing app ‘Ticket Spicket’ sweeps SSES

Alyson Folkens, Staff Writer October 7, 2022

This year, Saint Stephen’s made a change in the way Falcon Fans can get into athletic events: registering through the Ticket Spicket App. When it was first announced, the concept seemed easy enough:...

Photo by: Bella Rosa

Why are injuries so common in high school sports?

Danny Dodaj, Staff Writer October 3, 2022

Sprinting down the wing with the soccer ball, out of nowhere I was slide tackled by a defender on the opposing team. The next thing I knew, my shin guard flew off to the sideline, my leg screamed with...

Chase Brown, Sydney Brown, Dylan Davis and Peyton Vining reunite with their former coach after practice.

Brown twins, Davis, Vining reunite at U of Illinois

Jackson Clark, Staff Writer September 20, 2022

Many longtime Falcons may remember Saint Stephen’s football’s heated, intense, and memorable back-to-back state championship wins in 2016 and 2017. From those golden years, you'll probably remember...

Junior Luke Donley throws a pitch. Photo Credit: Bella Rosa

What’s happening in Spring Sports as of right now?

Nikole Cosentino, Social Media Director April 25, 2022

With the end of the school year coming up, the Falcon’s spring sport seasons are nearing their end. Want to know what’s new in Falcon sports? Here is an update from Coach Paoletti on our 2022 spring...

SSES tennis hype video

SSES tennis hype video

Michael Konkol, Aquiles Gonzalez, and Luke Donley April 19, 2022

Click here to watch the video!

The 2022 champions Kansas Jayhawks warming up in the 2016 D1 championship.

College basketball does not disappoint fans and bracket participants

Jacob Gekht, Staff Writer April 5, 2022

This year’s March Madness once again proves that college basketball’s D1 tournament is exciting, unpredictable, and most definitely one of the greatest sports competitions available to watch. With...

Basketball going through a hoop

The Gauntlet’s ‘March Madness Bracket Contest’ is live

Jacob Gekht, Staff Writer March 14, 2022

Click the link to join the competition. Contestants must enter by Thursday, March 17th.

The winner of this year’s Super Bowl will receive  the Lombardi Trophy.

This year’s Super Bowl is worth watching

Jacob Gekht, Staff Writer February 11, 2022

On February twelfth, the Super Bowl will be played in sunny Los Angeles, California. With this being the 56th Super Bowl, many may think that it will be relatively similar to ones before; a kind of “meh”...

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