Congratulations to Coach Arron Prather, Admiral Farragut Academy’s head track coach since 2016 and weight lifting instructor, for winning the Florida Dairy Farmers 1A Girls Track Coach of the Year 2021. Read more
Admiral Farragut Academy news and updates regarding all athletics including Sports Recaps, Athletic College Signings, Championship Winners and Awards, and Alumni Highlights.
The Farragut BlueJackets Boys Wrestling 2020-2021 season was truly memorable. Some of the highlights included winning their first FHSAA District Title and crowning five individual District Champions. Read more
When Ronald White III, Admiral Farragut Academy Class of 2021 graduate, started high school as a freshman, he wasn’t even sure he wanted to go to college. Now, four years later and two years after starting at Farragut, he graduated with a track scholarship to attend the United States Military Academy Preparatory School at West Point with plans for admission to West Point in the Fall of 2022.
Admiral Farragut Academy student-athletes, Maeve Case ’22 and Riley Lancaster ’26, took their wrestling to a national stage this past weekend.
Both ladies traveled to Irving, Texas, to compete in the 2021 Women’s Wrestling National Championships. The girls were accompanied and coached by Farragut BlueJackets Wrestling Coach Tony LoRusso and his daughter and Farragut alumnus Angela LoRusso ’19, a current women’s wrestler at Adrian College.
The boys and girls teams exceeded expectations by finishing higher than what they were seeded going into States and competed in the Florida High School Athletic Association State Championship on May 7th at the University of North Florida. Congratulations to the Girls Track Team, 1A STATE CHAMPIONS. Tytiana Wilson ’21 also won a State Championship in the 400-Meter Dash. Ronald White ’21, State Runner-Up in the 110-meter hurdles, and Maurice Leon ’21, 3rd place in the Discus.
The 2020-21 Farragut BlueJackets Girls Varsity Basketball season was capped off this week by the election of six girls receiving Honorable Mention to the all-Pinellas County Girls Varsity basketball team. Read more
Recently, the Farragut Board of Directors came to the difficult decision to discontinue the football program, a decision made even more difficult as many of the board members played football at Farragut. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, football was canceled for the 2020-2021 school year, and due to the Board’s decision, it will be discontinued as of the 2021-2022 school year. Read more
The Girl’s Wrestling Team concluded their season with the Florida Girls State Tournament hosted in Kissimmee, Florida. This year’s tournament had 317 women wrestlers representing 118 schools competing across the 16 weight classes. Many brackets held over 25 wrestlers, all competing for a top 6 placement. Read more
On January 17th, Farragut’s Aviation Director Rob Ewing joined Farragut alumni Chris Miller ‘00 and Kreg Brown ‘07 to help coach in the SPIRAL Tropical Bowl. Miller was the head coach of the American team, Brown was on staff as a running back coach, and Ewing was a special teams assistant.