Sports

Sharks face defeat, injury looms

By Natalie Decker    The Ponte Vedra High School football team suffered a loss to Bartram Trail High School on Oct. 9th, losing 33-17. Senior quarterback, Jacobi Myers, threw to senior running back, Campbell Parker, for the first touchdown connection…

COVID’s impact on sports

By Caroline Polian From wearing masks to practicing social distancing, the COVID-19 pandemic has created a new normal that would have been unimaginable months ago. The 2020-2021 season for all Ponte Vedra Sharks athletic programs will look different due to…

Sharks rout the Panthers for the 11th year in a row

By Natalie Decker    The Ponte Vedra High School football team defeated the Nease Panthers 24-7 at their first game of the season on Sept. 11, the Shark’s eleventh consecutive win against their rival in “the Battle of the Bridge”….

Sports world halts amid pandemic

By Evan Fleischer    As the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak increasingly spreads throughout the globe, almost all worldwide industries are being put to a halt. The steps being taken to prevent the spread of disease are, in return, causing many issues in…

College football adjusts due to virus

By Zach Young    As the United States bears the unforeseen consequences of a rapidly developing virus, many college presidents and athletic directors will look one of their worst fears in the eyes. They have recently turned their attention to the…

Wrestling team pounds competition

    The Ponte Vedra wrestling team performed exceptionally at the Arlington Optimist meet, finishing in first place, and scoring nearly 50 points more than the school in second place, Palatkta. Senior Alex De Almeida places first overall in the…

Girls basketball turns season around

   After starting off the season with a dominating performance over Ed White where they won 59-12, the Sharks quickly dropped their next three games to good programs in Bolles, Orange Park, and St. Augustine. They bounced back with a…

Boys soccer continues hot start

   The Ponte Vedra boys’ soccer team has rebounded after a slow start to December. Despite a tie versus Bartram Trail and a 3-2 loss to Fletcher, the Sharks have turned around their play to garner four straight wins. The…

Girls soccer dominating the new decade

 The Ponte Vedra girls’ soccer team has had an average 2019-2020 campaign to this point posting six wins to go along with five losses and three ties. However, they have started out the new year in excellent fashion posting a…

Boys basketball looks to end season strong

   The Ponte Vedra boys basketball team is off to a mediocre start to begin the season at 9-10. The Sharks have pulled out several games by the skin of their teeth with six of their nine wins won by…