Tag: Football

[Brief] Varsity football team defeats Monarch High School

On Oct 26th, the men’s varsity football team beat the Monarch High School Knights. The final score of the game was 21-0. This was a critical district game for the Eagles and they came out strong and held the Knights to a score of 0. Even though it was an away game for the Eagles they still had the strong […]

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Wide receiver Aramis Warford (3) lines up before a snap. Photo by Nyan Clarke

Varsity football team defeats Coral Springs High School in Pig Bowl

On Oct. 5, the men’s varsity football team beat the Coral Springs High School Colts. The annual Pig Bowl was played this year at Coral Springs High. As is tradition, the losing school’s principal must kiss a pig. Luckily the Eagles had principal Ty Thompson’s back this year, winning the game 21-0. This is the fourth year in a row […]

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[Brief] Varsity football team wins against Northeast High School

On Sept. 28, the men’s varsity football team beat Northeast High School. The final score of the game was 35-0. Quarterback Ryan Kavanaugh (16) scored three passing touchdowns. Running backs Alex Rodriguez (20) and Vashane Vale (10) also scored one touchdown each. “This is the best game we have played all around as a team all season and hopefully we […]

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[Brief] JV football team beats Coral Springs High School

On Sept. 26, the JV football team played at Coral Springs High School with a final score of 27-20. Right when the first quarter started, running back Chris Spence (6) ran in the first touchdown of the night. Right after, our defense recovered a fumble and wide receiver Shamar Gonzalez (10) scored the second touchdown. By halftime, the Eagles were […]

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[Brief] Varsity football team loses to Cardinal Gibbons High School

On Sept. 21, the men’s varsity football team lost to Cardinal Gibbons High School. The final score of the game was 48-8, with the Eagles’ only touchdown coming from wide receiver Preston Sasser (12). The team suffered another tough loss in front of the home crowd. “I played my heart out all night but our team struggled to gain yards […]

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Kneeling controversy extends to local level

Kneeling controversy extends to local level

*This story was originally published in the second quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* First pioneered last year by San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, the movement of kneeling during the national anthem has continued to gain national attention. Originally, the controversial protest was rooted in speaking out against police brutality, but its purpose today remains up for debate.  “This […]

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Varsity Football defeats Coral Springs in Pig Bowl

Varsity Football defeats Coral Springs in Pig Bowl

The men’s varsity football team storm out of the tunnel to a deafening home crowd, ready to destroy anything and everything in their path. Looking for their third straight victory against bitter rival Coral Springs, they take the field with an insatiable thirst for that goal. With all the confidence in the world and a rowdy crowd behind him, Tyler […]

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Hurricane Irma affected school sports teams

Between the dates of Sept. 7 and Sept. 17, Marjory Stoneman Douglas was closed due to Hurricane Irma. Because of this, many school sporting events were cancelled or postponed, greatly affecting the schedules of many school teams. The girls’ golf team was one of many MSD sports teams impacted by Irma. During the seven cancelled school days, the team missed […]

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Dallas Cowboys lock arms and take a knee during the national anthem in protest of police brutality. Photo credit to Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Athletes should feel free to kneel during anthem

Ever since San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick kneeled for the United States national anthem, “The Star-Spangled Banner” in 2016, several other NFL players and teams have followed his example. The actions of these football players symbolize a peaceful protest against police brutality in America. The athletes are protesting in a variety of ways, such as locking arms with their […]

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Photo Courtesy of Delaney Tarr

Spirit Week Goes On

As Floridians everywhere stock up on food and water, students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas stock up on spirit. With the news of Hurricane Irma heading for a tentative collision course with South Florida, students are left to trade in their tuxedos for ponchos. Due to recent storm advisories all schools in Broward County will be closed Thursday Sept. 7 and […]

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