The Panther

Ben Spiegelman, sports editor

April 14, 2018


Filed under Miami, SPORTS, Top Stories

Tonight, the Miami Heat will face off against the Philadelphia 76ers in the first round of the playoffs. The 76ers are coming off an amazing end to the season, finishing off with 17 regular season wins. Philadelphia, led by Markelle Fultz, Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid, finished the year with a record...

Day 12: The Importance of Team Building

Day 12: The Importance of Team Building

Ben Spiegelman, sports editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under 14 Days of Love, Palmetto, SPORTS

Teams with good chemistry that can effectively work together are likely to achieve success in different ways. A team that is just coming together will take longer to form chemistry, but this is all part of the process of becoming a successful team. Take, for instance, the Miami Heat’s 2010-2014...

Previewing and Predicting Super Bowl LII

Previewing and Predicting Super Bowl LII

Thomas Martinez and Ben Spiegelman

February 4, 2018


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

Tonight at 6:30 pm EST on NBC, the New England Patriots will face the Philadelphia Eagles in Minneapolis for Super Bowl LII. Many storylines surround this unofficial U.S. holiday. With three-time Grammy winner P!nk set to deliver the national anthem and Super Bowl halftime show veteran Justin Timber...

Ready For Unparalleled Success

Ben Spiegelman, sports editor

January 30, 2018


Filed under Palmetto, SPORTS, Top Stories

The Palmetto Panther basketball team once again stepped up to the plate with their eyes on the prize: the school's first state championship. Under the leadership of head coach Marcus Molina, Palmetto has only lost four games this season and none of the opposing team they’ve lost to are from the st...

Previewing The Spring Sports Season

Jenna Bondy, design editor

January 30, 2018


Filed under Palmetto, SPORTS, Top Stories

With Palmetto’s spring sports season upon us, new teams, players and coaches cause for several questions surrounding the teams. For the girls lacrosse team, the new season brings a new coach and many new players, leaving the team concerned about whether they can live up to expectations. After a...

Can Palmetto Athletes Make It Pro?

Chloe Gallivan, staff writer

January 25, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Top Stories

Young athletes always dream of becoming a professional in their sport, but as the years go by, the percentage of high school students making it through college and towards a professional career decreases. In football, only 6.5 percent of high school student athletes make it to college football. A...

David Beckham’s MLS Expansion Team Set To Begin Operations

Annette Gonzalez, multimedia editor

January 24, 2018


Filed under Miami, SPORTS, Top Stories

David Beckham’s dream to create a soccer team in Miami was made public in 2014 when he founded the Miami Major League Soccer (MLS) team. The team is scheduled to start playing in the 2020 season, but the team could end up playing at a temporary site initially if the proposed stadium site near the ...

Previewing and Predicting the College Football National Championship Game

Previewing and Predicting the College Football National Championship Game

Thomas Martinez and Ben Spiegelman

January 8, 2018


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

The Alabama Crimson Tide will face off against the Georgia Bulldogs in an all-SEC college football national championship game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta on ESPN at 8 p.m. Alabama, the four point favorite, will face a team hoping to prevent the writing of the next chapter in coach Nick S...

Previewing the 2016-2017 Panther Basketball Season

Mia Zaldivar, design editor

November 26, 2017


Filed under Palmetto, SPORTS, Top Stories

Hungry for a state championship title, Palmetto boys varsity basketball has been preparing for this upcoming season.  After reaching the regional-semi finals last spring, following their district championship win, the team continued their training throughout the summer, playing over 100 games together...

Another Disappointing Year For The Dolphins

Benjamin Spiegelman, sports editor

November 22, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Top Stories

And here we are again. It just seems to be a reoccurring theme with this Dolphins team that just hasn't been able to produce a quality team in the past 20 years. Every year, around this time, the Dolphins usually have a losing record and the conversation always seems to be tanking for a draft pick. Wi...

Back, In Familiar Fashion

Back, In Familiar Fashion

Thomas Martinez, online editor-in-chief

November 13, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Top Stories

Bring on the national media hype, the bandwagon fans and most importantly, an ACC Championship and de-facto national quarterfinal against the Clemson Tigers: The U is back. It was simply a perfect Saturday for the perfect 9-0 Canes. Fans packed the Coral Gables campus’ lakeside patio at the break of ...

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 ...

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