Category: Sports

[Brief] Women’s tennis team plays last home match

On Tuesday, March 14, in the last home tennis match at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Monarch High School and MSD went head to head in doubles and singles matches. MSD dominated Monarch with scores of 8-0 and 8-1 in both doubles matches. Freshman Rachel Taylor and Alley Schuler did especially well in this match. “I’m proud of how far they […]

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American Airlines Arena heats up

American Airlines Arena heats up

As I headed to the American Airlines Arena for a Miami Heat game, skyscrapers filled the sky and people danced on the side of the Intercontinental Hotel. Everything seemed to fit perfectly around this dome. Parking was no issue at American Airlines Arena; cheap parking lots can be found surrounding the arena as long as you are willing to walk. […]

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[Brief] Men’s water polo washes out Plantation High

On March 8, the men’s water polo team played district rival Plantation High in an away game at 6:30 p.m. They won in a runaway victory, with a final 20-2 score. “It was a fairly easy game,” Captian Joey Wong said, “We worked mainly on strategy and passing, rather then trying to score the most goals.” Daniel Rivera (15), Areeb […]

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[Brief] Women’s lacrosse loses to Martin County

On March 9, the women’s lacrosse team faced off against Martin County High School in a home game at 7:00 p.m. The team lost to Martin Country in a high scoring game, which ended with a 10-19. In the beginning, the team came out strong took an early few point lead,  but eventually by halftime Martin County was able to catch up to them. […]

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Charlene Forti (9) scores the first goal of the game.

[Brief] Men’s and Women’s Water Polo both defeat Coral Glades

On March 7, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas men’s and women’s water polo teams faced off against District rival Coral Galdes High School in a match at Ft. Lauderdale High School. The women’s game started at 4:30 p.m. and the men’s followed up with a game an hour later at 5:30 p.m. For the first time this season, both the men’s and women’s teams went […]

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The king v. his airness

The king v. his airness

Considering that this is one of – if not the – most controversial arguments in the sports world today, it’s fairly likely that my opinion will not be taken well. Since and even well before his third and final retirement from the National Basketball Association in 2003, Michael Jordan – “His Airness” has far and away been considered the greatest […]

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[Brief] Men’s lacrosse team defeats Taravella High

On Feb. 27, the men’s lacrosse team faced off against district opponent J.P. Taravella High School in a home game at 7:00 p.m. The Eagles defeated Taravella’s Trojans in a blowout, winning with a 17-2 score. “I thought we had a great performance against Taravella,” captain Max Buckner said. Goals were scored by Braden Mygatt (16), Max Buckner (33), Adam […]

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[Brief] Men’s lacrosse team falls flat to St. Andrews

On Feb. 14, the men’s lacrosse team faced off against St. Andrew’s in the team’s first home game. The Eagles fell flat to St. Andrews with a deflating final score of 4-13. “It was definitely a hard-fought game, but we just didn’t come out on top this time around,” attack Braden Mygatt said. Goals were scored by attacker Sam Bailin, […]

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MSD alumni Anthony Rizzo wins World Series with Chicago Cubs

MSD alumni Anthony Rizzo wins World Series with Chicago Cubs

*This story was originally published in the December 2016 print edition of The Eagle Eye.* Anthony Rizzo, the current first basemen for the Chicago Cubs, is hometown hero of Parkland and Marjory Stoneman Douglas alumni. After proving himself as a talented player on the MSD baseball team, Rizzo was the 2007 sixth round draft pick at age 17. He was […]

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Hannah Donato prepares to pass to a teammate.

[Brief] Women’s soccer team wins first Districts match

After enjoying a successful regular season with a record of 13-4-2, the women’s soccer team has advanced to districts, defeating their first opponents Delray Atlantic with a shutout of 8-0. The team grabbed an early lead against Delray, scoring 4 goals in the first half and securing their win in the second quarter with another 4 goals. “I think we […]

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