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Panthers baseball maintains high expectations, high hopes

Panthers baseball maintains high expectations, high hopes

Benjamin Spiegelman, Sports Editor
March 21
Filed under Palmetto, Sports, Top Stories

The Palmetto varsity baseball team is number one. So far. The Panthers, using players brought in from other schools with the hopes of going deep into the season and possibly even making it to states with an already experienced and senior-laden team, are ranked the number one team in Miami-Dade County cur...

Heat’s unbelievable turnaround continues

Heat’s unbelievable turnaround continues

Benjamin Spiegelman, Sports Editor
March 9
Filed under Miami, Sports, Top Stories

With the season coming to a close, the Miami Heat are on the verge of a playoff berth but still need to close out on a high note. Currently, the Heat are a half of a game back from the playoffs behind the Chicago Bulls, where Heat legend Dwyane Wade currently plays with Jimmy Butler. The Heat will pla...

A preview of the Heat’s second half

A preview of the Heat’s second half

Benjamin Spiegelman, Sports Editor
February 24
Filed under Sports, Top Stories, U.S.A

Wow: the one word that describes the Miami Heat’s season thus far. Going into this season, the Heat lost the face of our franchise, otherwise known as Dwayne Wade. Controversy ensued as to who was at fault for his departure. Wade claimed that the Heat as an organization disrespected him while the Pat ...

Panthers basketball wins thriller and keeps dream season alive

Panthers basketball wins thriller and keeps dream season alive

Mia Zaldivar, Design Editor
February 17
Filed under Palmetto, Sports, Top Stories

On February 16 at nine p.m., Palmetto’s varsity boys basketball team defeated the Coral Gables Cavaliers in triple overtime on McKinney court. The fretful match began at 7 p.m.; tickets were sold for seven dollars and lines extending outside the gymnasium filled with eager fans waiting to enter. Th...

ICYMI: Panthers are District Champions in basketball

Jenna Bondy, Design Editor
February 13
Filed under Palmetto, Sports, Top Stories

After several years of defeat, the boys basketball team, one previously labeled as a weak team, has gained the title of district champions along with a winning streak of 19 games out of 27.  Many of the players say that this season has been the best in a while. “The team has been far more talented and t...

Day 8: Outlining the relationship between domestic violence and sports

Day 8: Outlining the relationship between domestic violence and sports

Benjamin Spiegelman, Sports Editor
February 8
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Violence in the sporting world is a never-ending issue. Not only in sports, but in daily life, violence always has a presence. There are many instances where a professional athlete will be caught abusing another individual, causing the player’s league to be called into question regarding how they wil...

Super(b) commercials from The Big Game

Super(b) commercials from The Big Game

Remy Farkas, Editor-in-Chief of The Panther
February 6
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

30 seconds at a time, for $5 million, the Super Bowl is not only the most important day for football, but also the most important day for advertisements. Nearly 111.3 million people watched the Super Bowl last night and many major companies treat the event as the perfect time to present their products....

A preview of The Big Game

A preview of The Big Game

Benjamin Spiegelman, Sports Editor
February 5
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The much anticipated Super Bowl LI will take place on Feb. 5th at 6:30pm in Houston Texas, and will feature the New England Patriots vs the Atlanta Falcons.     Patriot’s quarterback Tom Brady and head coach Bill Belichick hope to win their fifth Super Bowl ring. The Patriots enter the game a...

Recapping National Signing Day

Recapping National Signing Day

Annette Gonzalez, Staff Writer
February 3
Filed under Palmetto, Sports, Top Stories

National Signing Day is a turning point in many young player’s lives, often a gateway to a better life and more economic success. Every Feb. 1 is a new opportunity to begin a new chapter in one’s life. At 9 a.m. the media center was filled with administration, football coaches, football players, frie...

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