Farragut hosts women’s wrestling winter camp

Over the winter break, Admiral Farragut Academy Wrestling hosted the 2nd annual Adrian College Women’s Wrestling Winter Camp. Thirty young ladies were in attendance for the two-day camp that included six sessions of instruction. The camp was open to all girls in 6th-12th grade and attendees came from all over the state of Florida. Four of our female wrestlers attended including Jenna Willard, Madison Moore, Grace Vernine, and Riley Lancaster.
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Wrestling state winner and season recap 2018-19

The Admiral Farragut Academy Wrestling Team put forth its strongest team effort in program history this season, including our third-ever State Champion in program history, Caleb Lemmons!

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BlueJacket girls wrestling team competes at state tournament

Cadets Angela LoRusso ’19 and Madison Moore ’21 competed in the 2019 Florida Girls State Wrestling Tournament this weekend. This year’s girl’s state tournament was the toughest competition in its 8-year history with 275 girls from 94 schools competing. Girls wrestling has seen exponential growth in Florida the past few years with an estimated 700 girls registered this season. And girls wrestling continues to be the fastest growing high school sport nationally.

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11 student-athletes sign for college on National Signing Day 2019

On Wednesday, February 6th, Admiral Farragut Academy’s athletics department held a ceremony in the West Lounge of Farragut Hall for National Signing Day. 11 student-athletes from 5 different sports signed to continue their athletic career at the college level.

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Boarding Life Experience: The Lemmons Family

Boarding life at Admiral Farragut Academy has always been diverse. Even dating back to the earliest years of the St. Petersburg campus, students have traveled from countries such as Cuba, Venezuela, Bermuda, and Canada to study at Farragut. Today, we are home to students from 17 states and 26 different countries. At any given time in the halls, you will hear Chinese, Spanish, and Russian being spoken alongside English, and many students are proud to say that they have friends from countries like Monaco, Panama, and the Czech Republic.

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Farragut sends two wrestlers to the FHSAA State Wrestling Championship

Caleb Lemmons, Coach Michael May, and Chris Sexton

Freshman, Caleb Lemmons and senior, Chris Sexton qualified for the FHSAA State Wrestling Championship and represented Farragut with pride. Read more

Five wrestlers to compete in regional championship

The AFA Wrestling Team competed at the Class 1A district championships at Sarasota Booker High School this past weekend. Eight Bluejackets competed, with five wrestlers placing in the top three, qualifying for the regional championships this weekend at Bradenton Southeast High School. Read more

Angela LoRusso ‘19 competes in Girls State Wrestling Tournament

While the wrestling team had the weekend off in preparation for the District Tournament, Angela LoRuss0 ’19 traveled to Liberty High School in Kissimmee, FL to compete in the 2017 Florida Girls State Championships. Read more

Wrestling team places third at tournament

On Friday and Saturday, January 27 and 28, the BlueJacket wrestling team participated in a Dual & Individual Tournament held at Clearwater Central Catholic.
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Teacher and Coach, Andrew Lacroix, inducted into New England Wrestling Association

Upper School English Teacher and Wrestling Coach, Andrew Lacroix, was inducted into the New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) Hall of Fame at the NEWA Dual Meet Championship on Sunday, January 22 in Providence, Rhode Island. Read more