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NBA Finals Preview

Jack Meyer, Sports Editor

May 28, 2019

After an intense three rounds of the NBA Playoffs, the stage is finally set for the NBA Finals, basketball’s biggest moment around the world. The Eastern Conference champion, the Toronto Raptors, will be facing off against the defending NBA Champion, the Golden State Warriors. While the Warriors we...

Women in Sports

Women in Sports

Jane Heise, Copy Editor

April 4, 2019

The wage gap between men and women in sports remains highly disputed throughout the high school, collegiate and professional levels. According to NPR, a lawsuit filed by the U.S. women’s soccer team against U.S. Soccer on the basis that they earn lower wages due to gender discrimination has caught the pub...

Beckham, Brown and Bell: A Recap of the NFL Offseason So Far

Jack Meyer, Sports Editor

March 25, 2019

The NFL season just ended less than two months ago, but the league already looks very different from last season. Three of the NFL’s biggest stars will all be playing for new teams this season. Here’s an in depth look at how each player got to where they are now.   Le’Veon Bell signs with the New York Jets Bell...

What is the AAF?

Jack Meyer, Sports Editor

March 17, 2019

Following this year’s Super Bowl, football fans wanted new entertainment until the NFL comes back after summer. In previous years, little football is played at a national level during the NFL offseason. But now, a new league is emerging and fans across the nation have noticed. The Alliance of Americ...

All Star Saturday Preview

Jack Meyer, Sports Editor

February 16, 2019

Every year, several events precede the NBA All Star game. Some of the NBA’s top players, guards and big men alike, will show off their talent in the Taco Bell Skills Challenge. The league's best shooters will participate in the MTN DEW Three Point Contest. Finally, some of the top athletes in basketba...

What the JT Realmuto Trade Means for the Marlins

Jack Meyer, Sports Editor

February 9, 2019

Since the Miami Marlins rebranded their franchise in 2012, eight Marlins players have been selected to the All Star game. This past Thursday, the Marlins lost the last of these players as they dive deeper into rebuilding. The Marlins traded catcher JT Realmuto to the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange...

NBA Trade Deadline Recap

Jack Meyer, Sports Editor

February 8, 2019

The NBA trade deadline is usually the busiest time of the season for NBA general managers. This year’s deadline was no exception, with several trades being made across the league that featured numerous high caliber players. Here is a look at some of the bigger trades made at this year’s trade deadline.   76ers ge...

New Roster Shake-Up for the Miami Heat

Jack Meyer, Sports Editor

February 7, 2019

After five seasons with the Miami Heat, it appears Tyler Johnson’s time with the team has come to an end. The Heat agreed to trade Johnson and Wayne Ellington to the Phoenix Suns in exchange for forward Ryan Anderson. Here is a look at what each player will bring their new team. Johnson went undrafted...

14 Days of Love Day 4: How Teams at Palmetto Bond

14 Days of Love Day 4: How Teams at Palmetto Bond

Isabel Wilder, Copy Editor

February 4, 2019

Palmetto has a wide variety of sports to offer, and the teams at Palmetto have traditions that bring their players together. Whether that consists of  a special cheer, a sleepover, a party or a dinner, team bonding is a fundamental part of success in a sport. In order to play well as a team, players...

Super Bowl Recap

Jack Meyer, Sports Editor

February 4, 2019

The Panther’s 2019 Super Bowl Preview stated that a lot would happen in this year’s Super Bowl. Unfortunately, that statement would not end up proving true, as Super Bowl 53 ended up being the lowest scoring Super Bowl in NFL history, with the Patriots managing a win against the Rams with a score o...

2019 Super Bowl Preview

Jack Meyer, Sports Editor

February 3, 2019

A lot is happening in this year’s highly touted Super Bowl matchup between the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams. From six rings to “Sweet Victory”, the Panther has got you covered on what is going down in the big game this year. After their best season since 2001, the Los Angeles R...

Breakdown of the Kristaps Porzingis Trade

Jack Meyer, Sports Editor

February 2, 2019

The NBA trade deadline usually creates several notable headlines, with disgruntled stars shipped to a new home before teams cannot make trades anymore. Although the deadline is a week away, there’s already a star player on the move: Kristaps Porzingis. The New York Knicks agreed to trade Porzingi...

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