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Quick-out ends winning season

Chris Perse, Staff Writer

December 14, 2010


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The boys’ and girls’ bowling teams both finished their seasons on  November 1 after being defeated in the district tournament.  The boys’ team achieved a record of 6-1 while the girls’ team finished their season 4-3. The girls’ team finished fourth out of ten and had an especially successful...

One Stroke at a Time

Daniel Schleien, Staff Writer

November 22, 2010


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Once again, the swim season proved successful for the Palmetto boys' swimming team.  On November 13, after months of preparation, the boys swimming team accomplished a feat it had never done before: winning state competitions twice in a row. Three years ago, at the same competition, the swim team...

Panthers vs. Cougars: the wild rivalry

Panthers vs. Cougars: the wild rivalry

Chris Perse, Staff Writer/Photographer

November 11, 2010


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On November 4 at Tropical Park, Palmetto and Miami Killian Senior High will add another exciting chapter to one of the most sensational high school football rivalries in Miami-Dade County. The annual meeting of the two teams has always been one of the most popular games of each teams’ seasons. This...

Queens of the Court

Queens of the Court

Max Clark, SciTech Editor

November 11, 2010


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With a lightning fast start and high hopes for the season, the girls’ varsity volleyball team is ready to compete for the state championship. With the mental desire to make it to the top, the team is going to try to blow out their competition every time they play. During district play, the girls’...

Difficult postseason decisions: MLB awards

Difficult postseason decisions: MLB awards

Daniel Schleien, Staff Writer

November 11, 2010


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Surprise and historical feats filled the 2010 Major League Baseball (MLB) regular season.  Fifteen MLB pitchers posted an earned runs average (ERA) under three.  Therefore, MLB award voters might think long and hard about who deserves to win each individual award. The most debatable award is probably...

NBA Buzz

Taiwo Alonge, Co-Sports Editor

November 9, 2010


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The 2010-2011 NBA season; can you say instant classic? Kobe Bryant and the Lakers want to win their third consecutive championship, while LeBron is trying to win his first ring with Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh and the Miami Heat. I hope basketball fans are as excited as I am, because this is going to be...

Panthers on the gridiron: it’s gametime

Panthers on the gridiron: it’s gametime

Taiwo Alonge, Co-Sports Editor

October 20, 2010


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New season, same goal. Palmetto’s football team wants to improve to become district contenders, according to many of the players. Last season, the Panthers won seven games and lost only three games. Despite their record, they did not qualify for the playoffs. This season, the Panthers have faced ear...

MLB Buzz

Kyle Richardson, Co-Sports Editor

October 20, 2010


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Phillies’ Aces, The Two Roys >> The Philadelphia Phillies are looking to return to the World Series for the third straight year. At the helm are Phillies’ pitchers Roy Halladay and Roy Oswalt. Both are in the top 10 in ERA and WHIP (walks and hits per inning pitched). The Phillies acquired...

Swinging for states

Swinging for states

Kyle Richardson, Co-Sports Editor

October 20, 2010


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Palmetto’s boy’s golf team finished their past season with a dissatisfying close at the state tournament, placing fifteenth out of sixteen schools. However upsetting, this team managed to pull it together, hoping to vindicate their unimpressive efforts from last season. The team boasts eight seniors,...

Team makes a splash

Max Clark, SciTech Editor

October 20, 2010


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metto Swimming and Diving team a state championship. This year, the swimmers will need a lot more than talent to reach their final goal of back-to-back state championships. The reason attributed to the swimming team’s domination last year was a class of nine senior swimmers superior to any the team...

Dolphins battle Patriots on the big stage

Kyle Richardson, Co-Sports Editor

October 20, 2010


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Monday Night Football: more often than not, the climax of an NFL week. This Monday, October 4, is no different. Two tenacious teams square off at 8:30 p.m., beginning the end of Week 4 play. The New England Patriots will face the Miami Dolphins in the front of a crowd of thousands at Sun Life Stadium,...

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