Tag: Sports

[Brief] JV girls volleyball team beats Northeast High at home

[Brief] JV girls volleyball team beats Northeast High at home

The girls junior varsity volleyball team played a home game on Oct. 12, 2017 against Northeast High. The JV team won with a score of 25-4, most points a result of their strong serves.  “I’m happy that Christina, our coach, put in every player. Even though the season has ended, we ran undefeated and I’ll still feel very close with my girls. We’ll […]

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MSD arts programs do not receive sufficient support

MSD arts programs do not receive sufficient support

Every morning the familiar sound of “good afternoon eagles” greets the students and faculty of Marjory Stoneman Douglas, followed by a series of announcements that are mainly centered around sports. Day after day, students hear about the accomplishments of their peers, but among these, commendation of athletes prevails. On the other hand, perhaps the most common victim of the neglect […]

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[Brief] Women’s cross country team competes at the BCAA championship

On Oct. 12, the women’s cross country team had their fourth meet of the season at the Broward County Athletics Association (BCAA) Championship. The meet was held at Markham Park and started at 3:30 p.m. During the championship, rain and wind fell upon the runners. “There was lots of mud and puddles and on and off rain,” Captain Alyssa Fletcher […]

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[Brief] Men’s cross country places third overall

On Thursday, Oct.12, the men’s cross country team competed in the Broward County Athletics Association (BCAA) championship at Markham park. It started at 3:30 p.m. and the MSD team placed third overall out of 28 teams. While practicing six times a week there is still room for improvement. The team put their best foot forward but they were racing against […]

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Women’s cross country team wins 1st overall

On Oct. 3, the women’s cross country team had their third meet. This meet was held at Tradewinds Park in Coconut Creek at 4:00 p.m. The team got first place out of all the schools with a total of 34 points. The majority of the team, including men and women, achieved new personal records and had their all time best […]

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[Brief] Women’s cross country team places first at Markham Park meet

On Sept. 26, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s women’s cross country team had a meet at 4:00 p.m. at Markham Park. They competed against West Broward High School, Blanche Ely High School, Everglades High School, Miramar High School, Pines Charter High School, J.P. Taravella High School and Western High School. The team placed first out of all the schools with […]

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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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[Brief] Women’s cross country team places ninth at Spanish River XC Invitational

On Sept. 23, the Stoneman Douglas women’s cross country team had their first meet of the season at South County Regional Park in Boca Raton. The meet was the 34th Annual Spanish River XC Invitational, where more than 100 runners competed at once. The first meet, which was supposed to be held earlier this month, was canceled due to Hurricane Irma. […]

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[Brief] Men’s cross country places 14th at Spanish River XC Invitational

On Sept. 23, the men’s cross country team competed in an invitational meet at South County Regional Park in Boca Raton. More than 100 runners competed at simultaneously in the 34th Annual Spanish River XC Invitational. The men’s team came in 14th place overall. “I thought the meet went very well,” Captain Nick Boyer said. “We had a few personal […]

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Ryan Kavanaugh enters the meet-and-greet via massive eagle
Photo by Mackenzie Quinn

MSD community supports new football team with meet-and-greet

A team is only as strong as the structure built around it, and last night Marjory Stoneman Douglas demonstrated the kind of togetherness that allows teams to flourish at this year’s 2017-2018 Football Meet-and-Greet in the school’s gymnasium. Parents, students and teachers alike came together to welcome the MSD varsity and junior varsity football teams ahead of the new year, […]

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