By: Emma Kittredge ’24 The man, the myth, the legend, the best coach around! You know him and love him, it’s Coach Shawn Brown. A kind-hearted and loving guy, he has been the Middle and Upper Division coach for P.E. track, football, and basketball for the past 6 years. Ever since joining the football team as a head coach his personal mission has been making … Continue reading Teacher feature of Coach Shawn Brown
Here I am at 8 years old, goofing around before a tournament My name is Tristin Perkins, a junior golfer for Academy at the Lakes. I have been on the team for one year, this year is my second. I’ve been playing golf since I was three years old, and will continue until I get onto the PGA (Professional Golf Association) Tour. This season, … Continue reading The Road to Regionals
What are the secrets of College Football, both the good and the bad? This year’s College Football rankings have Alabama at number one for a record of 10 years since 2017. The Auburn Tigers were ranked number 9 at the beginning of the season, then dropped down to 21 after the Mississippi State game. Currently, they are unranked in the top 25 … Continue reading College Football is Back and Better than Ever
Football is one of the most exciting sports to watch, and the spotlight is usually on the players, nobody usually pays attention to what happens in the background. However, in the background working hard are often the managers. Being a team manager is one of the most important jobs of a football team. They make sure the team has plenty of water and all of … Continue reading Managing Champions
The ball goes through the hoop and the students cheer as the teachers accept their defeat! That’s how every single student at Academy at the Lakes wish it happened, but the teachers were the winners of the 2018 Student-Faculty Basketball Game. This is one of the biggest games that the student-athletes will play through the basketball season. This year they started with the Varsity High … Continue reading Student Faculty Game: Who won?
What is it like to be an athlete at the Academy? It doesn’t just end at Middle Division sports, it goes on, from learning the sport to playing like a pro on the Upper Division sports teams. Here’s what it’s like… Three people, from three different grades, each person with their own opinion on how difficult the transition to Upper Division sports was. Anisa Nanavati is … Continue reading Making The Transition
Is it too much pressure for a Middle Division athlete to play on a Varsity team? Typically, 5th-8th graders play on a Middle Division team and the 9th-12th grades play on a Varsity team. However, more Middle Division students are finding themselves in the “big leagues” of Varsity sports. This could be because of a shortage of Varsity players, or these athletes are amazing at … Continue reading Under Pressure?