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A Timeline of the 2021-2022 American College Bowl Games

Jasmine Judge, Design Editor January 16, 2022

From Dec. 18 to Jan. 10, 40 U.S. college football bowl games took place across the country. With roots that trace back over a century to the first bowl game — The Rose Bowl in 1902 — college bowl games...

Jump, Shout, Yell: Netflix Original ‘Cheer’ Returns for Second Season

Jump, Shout, Yell: Netflix Original ‘Cheer’ Returns for Second Season

Sara Paredes, Copy Editor January 13, 2022

The Netflix Original sports docuseries “Cheer” returns on Jan. 12 for a nine-episode second season. The new season, which follows the Navarro College competitive cheerleading team on their track to...

Miami Dolphins Lose to Titans, Are Eliminated From Playoffs

Eitan Greenberg, Copy Editor January 10, 2022

Last week, the Miami Dolphins were eliminated from playoff contention after a loss to the Tennessee Titans and a win by the Los Angeles Chargers. Heading into Nashville, the Dolphins won seven straight...

How to Strive for Greatness: Tips for Optimal Athletic Performance

Michael Angee, Sports Editor December 16, 2021

Contemporary athletes may optimize their athletic endeavors through team sports or attending a gym, or can carry on through generations of the past. Sport Specific Training typically comes to mind when...

A Winning Streak: Miami Dolphins Have Won Four Straight Games

Eitan Greenberg, Copy Editor December 5, 2021

After a 1-7 start, the Miami Dolphins have now won their fourth consecutive game. The streak, which began at home in Week 9, marks the team's best football season in years. Both quarterback Tua Tagovailoa...

How Vaccinations Are Affecting Athletes

Mikayla Ashe, Multimedia Video Editor November 21, 2021

Since President Biden’s vaccination mandate, many pro sports leagues have implemented mandatory safety protocols to combat the spread of the coronavirus in training and games. While pro sports leagues...

The State of Transgender Athletes in the United States

The State of Transgender Athletes in the United States

Tomas Curcio, Staff Writer November 10, 2021

On Oct. 25, Texas banned transgender girls from participating in female sports in all public schools. Texas’s recent law cements it as the 10th state to bar transgender girls from female sports; the...

Braves Win the 2021 MLB World Series

Eitan Greenberg, Copy Editor November 8, 2021

This past week, the Atlanta Braves defeated the Houston Astros in the 2021 World Series. The National League Champions, the Braves, who had not won a Series since 1995, beat the American League winners,...

NAACP Urges Athletes Not to Sign with Texas Teams

NAACP Urges Athletes Not to Sign with Texas Teams

Paul Yan, Design Editor November 8, 2021

Following the recent legislation passed in Texas, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People urged athletes not to sign with Texas teams.  The NAACP sent a letter to the NFL Players...

Palmetto’s Cross Country Team Runs Towards Greatness

Valentina Arias, Multimedia Photo Editor November 7, 2021

The Miami Palmetto Senior High School cross country team sets the standard for hard work and perseverance. Palmetto cross-country student athletes practice Monday through Friday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m....

The Palmetto Girl’s Lacrosse team practicing during preseason.

What Athletes Experience During Preseason Sports

Michael Angee, Sports Editor November 7, 2021

From high school sports to the professional leagues, the preseason serves as a period of games and practices that prepare athletes for the imminent season.  With the end of fall sports at Miami Palmetto...

The Long Legacy of Sexual Abuse in the World of Women’s Gymnastics

The Long Legacy of Sexual Abuse in the World of Women’s Gymnastics

Denise Vaque, Design Editor October 18, 2021

Disclaimer: This article contains topics that could be sensitive for some readers.  The 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta marked a turning point in the world of women’s gymnastics. For the first time...

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