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Bowl Season 2019-20 Preview

Jack Meyer, News Editor

December 17, 2019

Another season full of ups and downs has passed in college football. From the rise of Joe Burrow in Death Valley to the fall of the Miami Hurricanes in Marlins Park, this season contained lots of twists and turns that most fans did not see coming. Now these fans have turned their attention to one of the b...

Palmetto’s After-School Snack Stand

Kate Stuzin, Copy Editor

December 1, 2019

A hidden gem at Palmetto, the snack stand — located right next to the gym — serves as a great place to grab a bite with friends. Though many people did not know about the snack stand in the past, it has seen an increase in popularity this year. The introduction of hotdogs to the stand has drawn ...

Palmetto’s Fall Dance Show

Mobolade Presley, Staff Writer

November 30, 2019

At Variations and the dance electives’ fall show excited families fills the auditorium. Cheering backstage, many of Palmetto’s dancers eagerly await the start of the show and many showgoers hold bright bouquets for the dancers after the show.  “This is the fall show and we’ve been working on these dance...

Rookies HEATing Up

Jack Meyer and Valentina Caceres

November 25, 2019

When the season started for the Miami Heat, fans had high expectations for the team. With new superstar Jimmy Butler rolling into town and multiple young players on the verge of a breakout, including Bam Adebayo and Justise Winslow, the Heat looked set to make a playoff run after falling short last ye...

Antonio Brown’s Future Plans in the NFL Amid Investigations

Ana Martinez, Design Editor

October 13, 2019

Antonio Brown had quite possibly the most hectic month out of any professional athlete in recent sports history. From both the NFL Raiders and Patriots releasing Brown in just one month to allegedly causing damage to a luxury apartment in Miami, Brown’s social and athletic life has changed dramatically. ...

Welcome to the World of Fantasy Football

Kate Stuzin, Copy Editor

October 10, 2019

With the introduction of the Internet, football needed to adapt in order to appeal to the next generation of fans ⁠ — as evidenced by the rise of online fantasy football. Because of this, the dynamic of football has changed for the better. Fans strategically bet in fantasy football, allowing them to ...

What Went Wrong with Team USA?

Jack Meyer, News Editor

September 25, 2019

In international tournaments, the United States usually dominates their opponents and find themselves walking away with gold medals. The US has placed in the top 3 of the last three FIBA World Cup tournaments, winning first place back to back in 2010 and 2014. However, this streak has come to an end,...

Fall Sports Preview

Boys Cross Country Team

Valentina Caceres, Sports Editor/Multimedia Editor

September 18, 2019

Students slowly settle into their routine as the 2019-2020 school year commences. The beginning of the school year also marks the beginning of sports such as football, volleyball, golf, bowling, cross country and swimming. These teams have trained hard, preparing to defeat their rivals and win champ...

2019 U.S. Open Highlights

2019 U.S. Open Highlights

Camilla Bondy, Design Editor

September 17, 2019

Every last week of Aug., New York City hosts the U.S. Open, a hard court tennis championship where multiple tennis players get together and play their hardest.  According to, the tournament is a modern version of the oldest tennis championship, the U.S. National Championship. The U.S. Open...

Participation in High School Sports Decreases Immensely

Allison Gould, Opinion Editor

September 12, 2019

For the first time in 30 years, participation in high school sports around the country has declined. Despite its past popularity, football has also felt the effects of this. According to The Guardian, from the 2017-2018 school year to the 2018-2019 school year, 43,395 fewer students participated in high school sports, after reach...

BREAKING: Antonio Brown Released from Raiders and Signs with Patriots

Jack Meyer, News Editor

September 8, 2019

Two days from now marks 6 months since the Oakland Raiders agreed to trade for four-time first team All Pro wide receiver Antonio Brown. At the time, many believed the Raiders won the trade, as they only gave up a third round pick and a fifth round pick in the 2019 NFL draft. However, this led to a s...

UM vs. UF 2019 Football Game Recap

UM vs. UF 2019 Football Game Recap

Jack Meyer, News Editor

August 26, 2019

For the annual University of Miami-University of Florida game, fans experienced a wide range of emotions watching the Canes and the Gators go head-to-head to start off the 2019 college football season. In a highly contested matchup, neither team took a lead larger than six points, with the outcome re...

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