Category: SPORTS

Warming Up. Coach Robyn Mickow leads the cross country teams through warm-ups on Oct. 2. Both teams competed at a meet the next day. Photo by Nyan Clarke

Coach Robyn Mickow volunteers to coach the MSD cross country teams

Change is never easy, especially when it comes down to the one person a team looks up to the most — a coach. The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School cross country teams underwent major changes in the 2018-2019 school year due to the events of Feb. 14. The teams were devastated by the passing of their coach, Scott Beigel. Knowing […]

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Proper Form. Coach Julian Wynter-Anderson instructs the swim team on their techniques during their Sept. 28 practice. Wynter-Anderson began coaching five years ago and works alongside Assistant Coach Caitlin Hanley. Photo by Nyan Clarke

MSD swim and dive team welcomes two new coaches

The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School swim and dive team is making a splash this season with the addition of two new swim coaches: Julian Wynter-Anderson and Caitlin Hanley. In June 2018, the former head coach,Lauren Rubenstein, was promoted to athletic director at MSD, leaving the coaching position open. Shortly after Rubenstein’s promotion, she contacted Wynter-Anderson, a former swimmer and […]

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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] Women’s varsity volleyball team falls to West Broward High School

The women’s varsity volleyball team faced a difficult defeat at their final game on Oct. 4 against to the West Broward High School Bobcats. “We’ve lost to them before so maybe it was because we had that preconceived notion that we were going to lose again. I think we were in the wrong headspace,” libero Julie Piedra (6). The team […]

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[Brief] Women’s swim and dive team places first in meet

On Oct. 3, the women’s swim and dive team participated in a meet against Deerfield Beach and Coral Glades High Schools and Coral Springs Charter School. The meet started at 4:30 p.m. and was played at Deerfield High School. The team beat both schools again, making this their third win in a row. “I’m beyond proud of our team,” sophomore […]

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[Brief] Men’s swim and dive team lands in second place after meet

On Oct. 3, the men’s swim and dive team had a meet at Deerfield Beach High School, where they played against Deerfield Beach and Coral Glades High Schools and Coral Springs Charter School. The team managed to beat Deerfield Beach and Coral Glades, but lost against Coral Springs Charter, landing them in second place. “We only have one more meet […]

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[Brief] Men’s cross country team places in top three at fifth meet

On Oct. 3rd, the men’s cross country team competed in the BCAA #5 Meet at Heritage Park. The meet was hosted by South Plantation High School at 4 p.m. The meet was very eventful, as four runners made the top 10, and seven runners beat their personal record. Junior Leo Scopino placed first with a time of 18:14, and junior […]

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Women’s varsity volleyball team plays senior night game

Women’s varsity volleyball team plays senior night game

On Oct. 2, the women’s varsity volleyball team took place on their home court against Deerfield Beach High School. Not only was this the last home game for the season, but it was also senior night. The five seniors on the team were presented with flowers and a round of applause as they walked down the red carpet, greeted at […]

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[Brief] Men’s swim and dive team falls to St. Thomas Aquinas High School

On Sept. 29, the men’s swim and dive team had a meet at Plantation Central Park, where they played against St. Thomas Aquinas High School. The team ended up losing the match, but they’re determined to learn from their mistakes and look towards the future. “Even though we lost this match, Coach Julien has been such a great mentor to […]

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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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