The Panther

Previewing The Spring Sports Season

Jenna Bondy, design editor

January 30, 2018

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

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

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

Photo courtesy of Alfonso Flores

Thomas Martinez and Ben Spiegelman

January 8, 2018

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

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

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

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

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 ...

Panthers Struggling to Bounce Back

Virginia Boone, multimedia editor

October 15, 2017

With a large amount of talented youth and a new head coach, the Florida Panthers are planning to take the ice by storm this hockey season. After a disastrous 2016-17 season, the Panthers are attempting to repair the team after dealing with the firing of popular head coach Gerard Gallant and missing the ...

The Most Significant Injuries to Your Fantasy Team

Blake Rubenstein, print managing editor

October 1, 2017

After drafting their interpretation of a ‘perfect team,’ fantasy football team owners shake their heads at the unavoidable, yet devastating, injuries that have already occurred shortly after the beginning of the 2017 NFL season. Through just three weeks of football (excluding the Packers and Bears...

Panthers vs Cavaliers (9/22)

Panthers vs Cavaliers (9/22)

September 27, 2017

Highlights and moments from Panther football's 33-30 win vs out-of-conference Coral Gables, a highly contested double overtime game.

Tis The Season: Fantasy Football Outlook

Camila Myers and Benjamin Spiegelman

September 5, 2017

Each year around September, football season starts and right along with it, comes fantasy football. It overcomes team owners and becomes the main topic of conversation from 7:20 to 2:20. Drafts begin and the rest of the world cuts out. As an avid fantasy football participant myself, this time of yea...

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