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Some Aren’t Equal

Agnes Bartha, Photographer/ Staff Writer

April 13, 2015


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Videos emerging from University of Oklahoma’s Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity went viral after members expressed their blatantly racist views in a bus ride chant. David Boren, president of the University of Oklahoma, responded with the expulsion of the two students, Levi Pettit and Parker Rice, along...

Superstitious Sluggers

Superstitious Sluggers

Sabrina Chi and Infographic by Jacquelyn Hsiao

March 13, 2015


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Baseball, otherwise known as one of America’s favorite past times, has brought families and friends together, but has also ripped them apart. The sport goes way back to the 11th century under the name “stoolball”, which carried the same concept of throwing a ball at the target and others defending...

Optimal diet for a lacrosse player

Ava Gruener, Insight Editor

February 26, 2015


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Pigskin Predictions

Elizabeth Castano, Staff Writer

January 30, 2015


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The New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks triumphed as the last teams standing in the battle for the prized Super Bowl ring. NBC will broadcast the big game at 6:30 PM from the University of Phoenix Stadium, located in Glendale, Arizona. “I think the Patriots are going to bring in the win this year...

GOAL: to stop further injuries

Isabelle Carbajales and Kaylan Coke

December 9, 2014


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When the girls of Palmetto’s soccer team anticipated the new season, an epidemic of injuries most likely did not come to their mind. Whether anticipated or not, the team has endured six serious injuries that affected some of the teams top players: a sprained ankle, torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL),...

Dream team

Sarah Berlan, Business / PR Manager

November 19, 2014


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Recent hype has heightened over an online fad - fantasy football. The hobby, now officially an online, national craze,  encourages football fanatics of all ages to hold competitions that put their knowledge of the NFL to the test. “I compete with my whole family, kind of a family rivalry,” Marine...

Life after Lebron

Life after Lebron

Shane McCrink, Sports Editor

November 13, 2014


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Returning from one of the most interesting off-seasons in franchise history, the Miami Heat look to move forward. On July 11th, 2014, after opting out of his contract with the Heat, two time NBA Finals MVP winner LeBron James left the Heat in free agency to return to his hometown Cleveland Cavaliers. Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade, who also opted out ...

Domestic violence taints the NFL

Ryan Trout, Online Sports Editor

September 18, 2014


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In some ways the National Football League(NFL) resembles a circus. It consists of the entertaining, the colorful, and the ridiculous. It even has its own sad clown, commissioner Roger Goodell. On a crisp, young Sunday morning, police arrived at 49ers defensive end Ray McDonald’s house and arrested...

Junior Varsity football against Coral Reef

Agnes Bartha, Staff Writer / Photographer

September 5, 2014


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September 3rd Photo Essay

NBA playoffs in full swing

Shane McCrink, Online Sports Editor

May 20, 2014


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And then there were four. The San Antonio Spurs, Indiana Pacers, Oklahoma City Thunder and Miami Heat remain the only teams left in the NBA playoffs. The Conference Finals began Sunday as the Pacers took on the two-time defending champs, the Miami Heat at Bankers’ Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana f...

Common injuries for motorsport drivers

Bianca Lopez, Co Copy Editor

May 2, 2014


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Although nothing could possibly feel safer than strapping oneself behind a push rod V8 engine and traveling approximately 293 feet per second at speeds of about 200 miles per hour (according to CNN), injuries still occur in the wide world of automotive sports. In case you or your redneck friend Bob...

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