Tag: Stoneman Douglas

Men's team poses for a photo after the meet.  (Robyn Mickow)

Men’s cross country team competes in Bofshever Northwest Community Cross Country Classic

The meet began at 4 p.m. and had tough conditions; including the scalding heat, humidity, and high grass. Yet, in the midst of these hardships, the team managed to win their division with a huge lead. Defeating Coral Glades High School, the score was 60-31. In addition, five of the top 10 places were held by the team. Captains and […]

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[Brief] Women’s varsity volleyball team loses to Western High School

On Sept. 17, the women’s varsity volleyball team lost to Western High School. The eagles won the first set 25-18. The five sets played had an almost even amount of victories for both teams. However, the eagles failed to win the last set, losing 7-15. “We did our best to keep our score up. We communicated a lot better this […]

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[Brief] Women’s varsity cross country team places first in meet

On Sept. 17, the women’s cross country team competed in a meet held at Tradewinds Park, in Coconut Creek. The meet started at 4 p.m. The team competed against Coral Springs High School, Coconut Creek High School, Coral Glades High School, Coral Springs Charter, Coral Springs Christian Academy, Monarch High School and J.P. Taravella High School. Both the women’s and […]

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[Brief] Women’s varsity volleyball team defeats Taravella High School

On Sept. 13, the women’s varsity volleyball team took on Taravella High School in a close match. The Eagles did not play at the nest, but that did not prove to be an issue, winning the game in their last set 25-18. The team traveled to Tampa the next day to play in a mini tournament. “I figured we had […]

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[Brief] Varsity football team loses to Piper High School

On Sept. 15, the men’s varsity football team lost to Piper High School. The final score of the game was 6-36, with the Eagles’ only touchdown coming from running back Alex Rodriguez (20). The team struggled on both sides of the ball, acknowledging that they didn’t play to their fullest. “We didn’t play our best tonight and that is the […]

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[Brief] Women’s varsity swim and dive team competes in meet

On Sept. 12, the women’s varsity swim and dive team played against Pembroke Pines Charter School and Stranahan High School. The meet took place at Pembroke Pines Charter and started at 4:30 p.m. The team did not end up winning, but are hopeful for future games. “I’m super proud of our team. We did so much better than last meet. […]

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9th and 10th grade Lauren Rower joins MSD staff. Photo by Nyan Clarke

Lauren Rower joins MSD staff as an English teacher

Lauren Rower is a new freshman and sophomore English teacher at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. She attended Palm Beach Community College for her Associates degree in arts and went to Florida Atlantic University to receive her Bachelor’s degree in English education. She decided to become a teacher while in college; she originally just wanted an English degree. “My love […]

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[Brief] Men’s varsity swim and dive team places second in meet

On Sept. 12, the men’s varsity swim and dive team had a meet at Pembroke Pines Charter High School, where they played against Pembroke Pines Charter and Stranahan High School. The team lost against Pembroke Pines Charter, but beat Stranahan, landing them in second place. “I think we’re going to do really well next meet,” senior Conner Dietrich said. “Were […]

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Women in tennis unfairly punished due to misogynistic regulations

Women in tennis unfairly punished due to misogynistic regulations

Cases in the media are unveiling the strange rules that official female sports players must follow. The most recent was an incident at the US Open involving tennis player Alizé Cornet, who decided to leave the court to change her shirt during a 10 minute cool down in the middle of her match against Johanna Larsson. After realizing she had […]

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[Brief] JV Football team plays against Plantation High School

On Sept. 12, the men’s JV football team played Plantation High School with a final score of 6-22. Douglas leading the first quarter with a touchdown ran by quarterback Jaydin Fernandez (2). As the game went on, Plantation had an effective run game, giving them an early lead and eventually a victory. With the game already looking down, running back […]

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