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Panthers basketball wins thriller and keeps dream season alive

Panthers basketball wins thriller and keeps dream season alive

Mia Zaldivar, Design Editor

February 17, 2017


Filed under Palmetto, SPORTS, Top Stories

On February 16 at nine p.m., Palmetto’s varsity boys basketball team defeated the Coral Gables Cavaliers in triple overtime on McKinney court. The fretful match began at 7 p.m.; tickets were sold for seven dollars and lines extending outside the gymnasium filled with eager fans waiting to enter. Th...

ICYMI: Panthers are District Champions in basketball

Jenna Bondy, Design Editor

February 13, 2017


Filed under Palmetto, SPORTS, Top Stories

After several years of defeat, the boys basketball team, one previously labeled as a weak team, has gained the title of district champions along with a winning streak of 19 games out of 27.  Many of the players say that this season has been the best in a while. “The team has been far more talented and t...

Day 8: Outlining the relationship between domestic violence and sports

Day 8: Outlining the relationship between domestic violence and sports

Benjamin Spiegelman, Sports Editor

February 8, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Top Stories

Violence in the sporting world is a never-ending issue. Not only in sports, but in daily life, violence always has a presence. There are many instances where a professional athlete will be caught abusing another individual, causing the player’s league to be called into question regarding how they wil...

Super(b) commercials from The Big Game

Remy Farkas, Editor-in-Chief of The Panther

February 6, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Top Stories

30 seconds at a time, for $5 million, the Super Bowl is not only the most important day for football, but also the most important day for advertisements. Nearly 111.3 million people watched the Super Bowl last night and many major companies treat the event as the perfect time to present their products....

A preview of The Big Game

Benjamin Spiegelman, Sports Editor

February 5, 2017


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The much anticipated Super Bowl LI will take place on Feb. 5th at 6:30pm in Houston Texas, and will feature the New England Patriots vs the Atlanta Falcons.     Patriot’s quarterback Tom Brady and head coach Bill Belichick hope to win their fifth Super Bowl ring. The Patriots enter the game a...

Recapping National Signing Day

Recapping National Signing Day

Annette Gonzalez, Staff Writer

February 3, 2017


Filed under Palmetto, SPORTS, Top Stories

National Signing Day is a turning point in many young player’s lives, often a gateway to a better life and more economic success. Every Feb. 1 is a new opportunity to begin a new chapter in one’s life. At 9 a.m. the media center was filled with administration, football coaches, football players, frie...

Dolphins season ends abruptly but future remains bright

Dolphins season ends abruptly but future remains bright

Alec Lanzas, Managing Editor

January 10, 2017


Filed under Miami, SPORTS, Top Stories

After having a 0.9 percent chance of making the playoff through week five the Miami Dolphins avoided a usual disappointing season by finishing off 9-2 to come out with a wild card spot. Although only posting a 1-5 record against winning teams, the Dolphins managed to win crucial games against the Jets...

Who’s in? (for dummies)

Who’s in? (for dummies)

Marlowe Starling, Feature Editor

December 31, 2016


Filed under National, SPORTS, Top Stories

The one-stop answer to all of your College Football Playoff questions For many of us sports fanatics, the most wonderful time of the year represents a glorious abundance of college football, with a seemingly unlimited number of bowl games and endless hype over the anticipated championship game in earl...

Dolphins win comes at an expense

Benjamin Spiegelman, Sports Editor

December 12, 2016


Filed under Miami, SPORTS, Top Stories

After a close game yesterday afternoon, the Miami Dolphins beat the Arizona Cardinals at home with a score of 26-23 after kicker Andrew Franks made a last second field goal in the pouring rain at Hard Rock Stadium. Even though this was a moral victory for the Dolphins with the season coming to a clo...

Dolphins turnaround season provides rare optimism

Dolphins turnaround season provides rare optimism

Benjamin Spiegelman, Sports Editor

December 1, 2016


Filed under Miami, SPORTS, Top Stories

The Miami Dolphins, with a current record of 7-4, could possibly make the playoffs for the first time since 2008. This is the same Miami Dolphins that year after year seemed to find a way to mess things up. Whether it be a loss in the last game of the season for the playoff spot or missing a last minute...

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