Cameron Madison

My name is Cameron Madison, I am 16 years old, and play Football and Basketball.

LRHS esports readying for playoffs

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS eSports team has had a very successful first season. The varsity “A” team has a record of 5-1 and is in tenth place out of a region of almost 400 teams. Playoffs are scheduled to start Saturday, Dec. 12 with a 128-team bracket format that will be single elimination. Head coach Mark Marron said, “This season has gone very well, it has been a learning experience for everyone so far but going smoothly.” As far as the team growing, the Spring season has drawn inte

Varsity Mustangs look back on winning season

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Mustang football wrapped up their season last Friday, Nov. 13. They were defeated at home in a playoff game against Manatee. Overall, the team finished with a record of 5-4, down one game from last year’s 6-3. “I felt the season was somewhat of a success, obviously it didn’t end the way I had hoped, but overall, I thought the team did a good job. As for the program, I’d like to think that we are trending in the right direction,” said head coach Rashad West. Coronavirus

Three Mustang athletes to colleges

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Three Mustangs seniors took the next step in their academic and athletic careers Thursday. John Shroeder, Jillian Herbst, and Sofia Jamieson signed their National Letters of Intent (NLI), to continue their careers at their respected colleges. Shroeder will be attending Florida Atlantic University to play baseball. “I am very excited to have the opportunity to sign and play at the next level,” Shroeder said. Shroeder said, “hitting the walk off base hit as a freshman on v

19-20 was especially challenging for Mustang basketball

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The Lakewood Ranch Boys basketball team was tested in several ways throughout the 2019-20 season. The Mustangs’ ability to overcome adversity was put on display night in and night out and was seen both on and off the court. Head Basketball Coach Jeremy Schiller has been successful in his nine years at the helm of LRHS’s basketball program. During his time at the Ranch, his teams have accomplished six number one seeds in district play and six straight years in the playoffs

LRHS Robotics teams ready for state

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS Robotics teams will compete this Saturday, Feb. 15 for the Florida State Championship. The championship will be played at RP Funding Center in Lakeland. Students will be paired up, controlling robots in a 2v2 arena. This year’s objective is stacking and lifting cubes. Nine students from two LRHS teams will be participating. • Adrian Candocia (will take part in both teams) These students have been working on their robots since September 2019. Hillock is the lead

Former Mustang to start in Super Bowl

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Many Mustangs will watch this year’s Super Bowl between the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers, and with a special interest. LRHS graduate Austin Reiter is the starting center for the Chiefs. Reiter has come far since his days at Lakewood Ranch. Reiter graduated from Lakewood Ranch in 2010 when he took his talents to the University of South Florida (USF). “He was a very hard-working kid, who was especially gifted athletically,” said Koczersut. Reiter was origin

College football title game more than just friendly competition

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – This past Monday number-one Louisiana State University (LSU) took on number-three Clemson in the NCAA Championship game. Both teams were perfect on the season, and Clemson was on a 29-game win streak. LSU had the Heisman winning quarter-back and were looking hot as ever. LSU dominated in a 42-25 win. Many fans may not realize the game was the legacy of a new era in college football that started in 2014-2015. Up until this point, the Number one and two ranked teams faced o

Mustangs learn from top national basketball program

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – On Tuesday Dec. 10, LRHS boys varsity basketball took on the IMG Ascenders. The Ascenders are ranked fifth in the country, making this an unusually tough game for the Mustangs. The Ascenders throttled the Mustangs by a score of 83-45. Many feared going into the game this would be the outcome, but the result isn’t necessarily a bad thing as many may think. IMG is loaded with Division-1 talent. For example, Guard Jaden Springer is committed to play at University of Tenness

Mustangs honor seniors with rainy win

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – This past Friday was a great night for LRHS seniors. Members of the class of 2020 from football, cheerleading, dance, band, golf, and cross country teams walked the field with their families to be recognized in the annual Fall “Senior Night.” The Mustangs won a hard-fought 13-6 victory over Dixie Hollins High. The scores in the game came from a Cameron Madison, sophomore, to Michael Cucci, senior, connection early in the third quarter, and a fake punt which Cucci took rou

Ranch reflection – Helmets protect some savvy football brains

Ranch Reflections are articles written by students who want to share their experiences, thoughts, and concerns. This is a great opportunity for students to branch out beyond traditional news stories. This edition features sophomore Cameron Madison’s appreciattion for the complicated nature of football. (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Due to football’s physical nature, many people believe it’s a sport for Jocks and poorly educated men. This couldn’t be more wrong in today’s world. In fact, football is a