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Panthers Seek To Clinch 8A District 16 Friday

Benjamin, Spiegelman

October 31, 2017


Filed under Palmetto, SPORTS, Top Stories

Back on top. As of this week, the Palmetto Panther football team sits atop 8A District 16 after Southridge lost to South Dade last Friday. However, to clinch the title, the Panthers must defeat the Coral Reef Barracudas on the road in their homecoming game on Thursday night. The Barracudas, due ...

Panthers vs Cavaliers (9/22)

Panthers vs Cavaliers (9/22)

September 27, 2017


Filed under Palmetto, SPORTS, Top Stories

Highlights and moments from Panther football's 33-30 win vs out-of-conference Coral Gables, a highly contested double overtime game.

Previewing 2017 Panther Football

Benjamin Spiegelman, sports editor

August 25, 2017


Filed under Palmetto, SPORTS, Top Stories

Last season, the Panther football team beat every single team except for Southridge, completing one of their best seasons in years by finishing 9-2. The tempo for this team is undergoing a turnaround for the better and the players are expected to perform just as well if not better this upcoming season...

Panthers win the Class 9A Regional Championship

Panthers win the Class 9A Regional Championship

Thomas Martinez, Online Editor-in-Chief

May 23, 2017


Filed under Palmetto, SPORTS, Top Stories

Survive and advance, they did. Panther baseball beat the Coral Gables Cavaliers in the Class 9A regional finals at Coral Reef Park today, 3-1, to advance to next week’s state semifinals in Fort Myers. Palmetto relied on senior All-District Team Pitcher of the Year and highly touted MLB prospect Matt...

Panthers Advance to Regional Semifinals

Panthers Advance to Regional Semifinals

Benjamin Spiegelman, Sports Editor

May 17, 2017


Filed under Palmetto, SPORTS, Top Stories

After yet another amazing game, the Panther baseball team moved on to the Regional Finals against Coral Gables Senior High on Tuesday. The Panthers defeated South Dade after being down 3-0 through the first two innings. Palmetto stormed back to take a 4-3 lead thanks to an RBI by Panther Nick LaBra...

Panthers baseball maintains high expectations, high hopes

Panthers baseball maintains high expectations, high hopes

Benjamin Spiegelman, Sports Editor

March 21, 2017


Filed under Palmetto, SPORTS, Top Stories

The Palmetto varsity baseball team is number one. So far. The Panthers, an already experienced and senior-laden team with hopes of going deep into the season and possibly even making it to states, are ranked the number one team in Miami-Dade County currently, also number five in the state. After defeat...

Panthers basketball wins thriller and keeps dream season alive

Panthers basketball wins thriller and keeps dream season alive

Mia Zaldivar, Design Editor

February 17, 2017


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, 2017


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...

Recapping National Signing Day

Recapping National Signing Day

Annette Gonzalez, Staff Writer

February 3, 2017


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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