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Previewing the 32nd edition of the Miami Open

Thomas Martinez, Online Editor-in-Chief

March 22, 2017


Filed under Miami, Sports, Top Stories

It is time to witness greatness yet again. The Association of Tennis Professionals and Women’s Tennis Association have descended upon Crandon Park in Key Biscayne for the annual Miami Open, which is a top-tier tournament that attracts the most prolific stars in the sport. With about $7 million available...

FIFA World Cup 2018 Preview

Atilla Dos Santos, Staff Writer

January 30, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, U.S.A

The 21st edition of the FIFA World Cup is quickly approaching, as qualifier rounds progress. The last World Cup offered many surprises, such as a powerful German National Team, and a harsh 7-1 loss for Brazil against the undefeated Mannschaft. To be hosted by Russia from June 14 to July 15, the tournam...

Chargers bolt out of San Diego, head for Los Angeles

Alec Lanzas, Managing Editor

January 13, 2017


Filed under National, Sports, Top Stories

A year ago today, the city of Los Angeles was on the cusp of getting its first professional football team since 1994. Now, the second largest city in the country will be home to two NFL teams. Earlier today, San Diego Chargers owner Dean Spanos informed his staff that the team will relocate up th...

Previewing tonight’s College Football Playoff National Championship

Ben Spiegelman, Sports Editor

January 9, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, U.S.A

At 8 p.m. tonight the number one seed Alabama Crimson Tide will face off against the number three seed Clemson Tigers in the College Football Playoff National Championship. This will be a rematch of last years’ championship, when Alabama defeated Clemson 45-40 in a thriller. Deshaun Watson, the Tigers...

‘The Greatest’ leaves us

‘The Greatest’ leaves us

Thomas Martinez, Online Editor-in-Chief

June 4, 2016


Filed under Archive, Sports, Top Stories

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali, (born Cassius Clay) died last night at age 74, at a Phoenix-area hospital due to complications from a respiratory problem that caused his hospitalization five days prior. Ali, who went 56-5 with 37 knockouts in his 13-year career, has been credited as a civil rights activist, a p...

Senior softball player excels on and off the field

Senior softball player excels on and off the field

Shane McCrink, Sports Editor

April 22, 2016


Filed under SPORTS, Sports

The girls softball team has its share of great players, but players like senior Christina Vincent stand out. For the past eight years, she's played softball. “I tried a bunch of different sports when I was 10,” Christina Vincent said. “My neighbor signed up to try softball, so my parents sign...

Girls Lacrosse bids farewell to their season

Girls Lacrosse bids farewell to their season

Agnes Bartha, Photo Editor

April 9, 2016


Filed under SPORTS, Sports, Top Stories

On Wednesday, Apr. 6, the Palmetto girls lacrosse team lost in the District 31 championship against the Ransom Everglades Raiders by a final score of 18-3. The match concluded a 12-game season, that saw the Panthers finish second in the district and have their most successful season in six years. ...

Ending the Madness

Ending the Madness

Blake Rubenstein, Staff Writer

April 4, 2016


Filed under SPORTS, Sports, Top Stories

Tonight, at 9:19 PM on TBS, the second seeded Villanova Wildcats face off against the number one seeded North Carolina Tar Heels(UNC) in the NCAA championship. Both teams head into tonight’s game with confidence and are looking to bring their A-game in Houston’s NRG stadium, where they already won...

2016 MLB Power Rankings

2016 MLB Power Rankings

Thomas Martinez, Copy Editor

April 3, 2016


Filed under SPORTS, Sports, Top Stories

After a busy offseason following an exciting 2015 MLB season that saw the Kansas City Royals win their first World Series in 30 years, baseball fans will finally get a chance to see if their team has what it takes to play in October in the World Series. With opening day upon us, it is time to take a l...

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