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Rylee McIver

Rylee is a first year Journalism major with a specialization in Sports and Media at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications.

Hawthorne’s Football Season Ends in the Second Round of Playoffs with a Loss to Pahokee 28-14

Two Hawthorne fumbles set the stage for a Pahokee playoff win. The Pahokee Blue Devils scored twice early on after a fumble by the Hornets in their own territory. Then another recovery in the red zone resulted in a scoring drive with 12 seconds left in the quarter. 14-0 Pahokee …

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P.K. Yonge Celebrates This Year’s Signees, Including a Future UF Female Swimmer

P.K. Yonge held their signing ceremony for two of their female athletes on Wednesday, November 13. University of Florida Swimming Lain Shahboz Lain Shahboz has spent most of her life in a pool. The senior committed to the University of Florida last Spring as a backstroker, but has been a …

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Hawthorne Football Defeats Wildwood 37-21 in a Rainy Battle to Move on to the Regional Semi-Finals

For only the second year ever, the Hawthorne Hornets won a playoff game. All Tied Up At the first Hawthorne possession, offense took the lead. After almost five minutes of playing, Key’Shaun Williams for the Hornets ran in the first touchdown of the evening. However, this was immediately followed by …

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P.K. Yonge Football Loses Final Game of the Season to South Sumter 44-29

After countless penalties, two ejected players, and a concussed receiver P.K. Yonge walked away from their season with a 3-7 record, yet thrilled. The Blue Wave hosted the South Sumter Raiders for their triple threat of Senior Night, Homecoming, and the final game of their season. Unfortunately for the home …

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P.K. Yonge Football Ruins Williston’s Homecoming with a 43-16 Victory Over the Red Devils

Back to back, the Blue Wave busted out of the gates. P.K. Yonge forced and recovered a fumble during the first Williston possession. They immediately followed the recovery with a touchdown pass from Aaron Small to Jorgen Salazar. All in 22 seconds. Following a fumble on the first play of …

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Hawthorne’s “Discipline” Leads to 24-8 Football Victory Over Williston in Make-Up Game

The Hawthorne High School football team comes out victorious in a weather make up game Monday night as they beat Williston 24-8. Williston scored on the last play of the third quarter to try and get back in the game but the Hornets answered back to put the game away.  …

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Hornets’ Defense Prevails in a 49-0 Homecoming Win Against Indian Rocks Christian

Thirteen seconds is all it took for Hawthorne to turn the tides against the Golden Eagles in a high school football game on Friday night. In 13 seconds, the Hornets scored 14 points, kicking off their touchdown procession in the second quarter. Homecoming Traditions During Hawthorne’s halftime Homecoming celebration, starting …

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Hornet’s Offense Loses Four Possessions to Turnovers, Resulting in a Dixie County Victory 20-13

Interviews and Videos by Chase Anschultz Photos and Writing by Rylee McIver With four turnovers, Hawthorne’s offense performed below expectations against the Dixie County Bears. Key’shaun Williams walked off the field at halftime, having thrown an interception and fumbling within the five-yard line. “We got sloppy,” Head Coach for Hawthorne, …

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P.K. Yonge Secures First Win, 21-14 Over County Rival Santa Fe

Just before being knocked out of bounds, quarterback Aaron Small for P.K. Yonge took flight. The sophomore spent the majority of the game running the ball alongside his three running backs. He even caught air as he hurdled over Cortavis Evans from the Raiders. A Running Game The PK Yonge …

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Hawthorne’s Defense Propels the Hornets to a 14-6 Win Over Evangelical Christian, Featuring Two Former Gators as Coaches

On the road, the Hawthorne Hornets took a four hour trip to Fort Myers Friday afternoon to play a non-conference game against the Evangelical Christian Sentinels and the Hornets came away with a 14-6 win to move them to 2-1 on the season. Turnover City In the first quarter alone, …

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