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Miami Heat Clinch Finals Berth

Camilla Bondy, Multimedia Video Editor

September 28, 2020

Six years after their last Eastern Conference Finals win, the Heat is on once again. After a back and forth game last night against the Boston Celtics, the Miami Heat pulled ahead in the fourth quarter, leading them to the NBA Finals, where they will face the Los Angeles Lakers.  Coming into game s...

A Look At Inter Miami CF’s Inaugural Season

Michael Angee, Design Editor

September 27, 2020

Club Internacional de Fútbol Miami is the newest addition to Major League Soccer in the US, making the MLS a 26 team league. Although Miami has not had a team in the MLS since 2001, many dedicated fans wanted to see another professional team for the city.  “Many fans follow their national teams playe...

Miami Marlins Clinch First Playoff Berth Since 2003

Jack Meyer, Online Editor-in-Chief

September 26, 2020

For the first time in 17 years, the Miami Marlins have made the MLB playoffs.  It has been a long wait for Marlins fans, as Miami last made the postseason when they won the World Series in 2003. However, since then, the team has seemingly been in a constant state of rebuilding, despite having multi...

Life Inside the NBA Bubble

Life Inside the NBA Bubble

Sydney Campbell, Senior Design Editor

September 25, 2020

Coronavirus forced the 2020 National Basketball Association (NBA) season to continue in “the bubble” at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fl. 22 NBA teams entered this bubble in July to rest, play and practice in Lake Buena-Vista under quarantine-like restrictions. This situation has never occurred in...

Palmetto Fall Sports Update for 2020

Palmetto athletes preparing for their upcoming season while adhering to social distancing guidelines.

Isabella Hewitt, Multimedia Photo Editor

September 23, 2020

This fall at Miami Palmetto Senior High, sports will be very different due to the changes brought on by COVID-19. The fall sports at Palmetto include football, volleyball, cross country, bowling, golf and swimming.  The pre-seasoning conditioning phase, also known as phase one, is currently taking place...

Bloody Sunday: NFL Stars Across the League Go Down with Injuries in Week Two

Dolphins cornerback Byron Jones was one of many NFL stars to go down with an injury this past Sunday.

Michael Angee, Design Editor

September 21, 2020

In the National Football League, no player seemed safe this past week, as a handful of notable players were injured during the second week of the NFL season.  Kicking off the injuries, defensive lineman for the San Francisco 49ers Solomon Thomas and Nick Bosa were taken off the field Sunday in fear of ACL injuries. Bosa, diving for a tackle...

Authentic Sweeps the 146th Kentucky Derby

Angelina Astic and Luca Rodriguez

September 16, 2020

Authentic, the underdog of the three million-dollar Kentucky Derby, came out victorious in the much anticipated race presented by Woodford Reserve at Churchill Downs, on Sept. 5. Piloted by jockey John R. Velazquez and trained by Bob Baffert, the three-year old Bay Colt, out of stallion Into Misc...

And Then There Were Four: NBA Conference Finals Preview

Jack Meyer, Online Editor-in-Chief

September 16, 2020

After a frantic offseason, a historic stoppage in play and a playoff boycott led by multiple stars, the race for this year’s NBA championship has finally been narrowed down to four teams: the Los Angeles Lakers, the Los Angeles Clippers, the Boston Celtics and the Miami Heat. Each team faced plenty of...

The Miami Heat are Back

Jack Meyer, Online Editor-in-Chief

September 9, 2020

Prior to this year’s Eastern Conference Semifinals, many analysts and fans alike predicted that the Milwaukee Bucks would cruise through the Eastern Conference and make their first NBA Finals appearance since 1974. The Bucks held the best record in the entire NBA and touted a stacked roster led by ...

Miami Heat Take 2-0 Lead in Eastern Conference Semifinals

Sydney Campbell and Jack Meyer

September 3, 2020

The Eastern Conference Semifinals have proven to be one of the most tightly contested playoff series’ this year so far. The Miami Heat nearly gave up a six-point lead in the final minutes of game two on Wednesday night, but prevailed and managed to secure a crucial win, giving them a 2-0 lead in the s...

NBA Return Plans

Jack Meyer, Online Editor-in-Chief

May 27, 2020

On Mar. 11, the NBA indefinitely suspended its season after Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert tested positive for the coronavirus. Much has happened since then, including widespread stay-at-home orders and temporary non-essential business closures across the United States. As the U.S. begins to return to...

Canceled and Postponed Sports

Camilla Bondy, Design Editor

April 26, 2020

Due to COVID-19, a lot of changes have occured in   our everyday lives. One big thing that has changed is the cancellation of all sports. Fans await the days where they can once again show their spirit and support for their friends, and players wait for the days when they can do what they love. ...

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