Category: SPORTS

[Brief] Women’s varsity tennis team takes victory over Coral Springs High School

On Tuesday, Feb. 19 at 3:30 p.m., the Women’s varsity tennis team played against Coral Springs High School for an away game at Coral Springs High School. The MSD Eagles won all five of their single matches. Rachel Swindler won 8-3 and Alejandra Martinez, Allie Schuller, Sadhika Sarathy, and Annie Pretner won 8-0, resulting in the women winning all five singles […]

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[Brief] Men’s varsity tennis team takes victory over Coral Springs High School

On Feb. 19, the men’s varsity tennis team challenged the Coral Springs High School Colts on their home court. Each player won their matches and took an overall win against the Colts, continuing their streak after their victory against St. Thomas Aquinas last week. “We entered the court with confidence and left with experience,” senior Matthew Shank said. The team […]

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Coach Berke watching over the team during practice. Photo by; Farrah Nickerson

MSD welcomes new water polo coach

* Story was co-written by Farrah Nickerson & Kaleela Rosenthal First time high school coach David Berke has been chosen to be Marjory Stoneman Douglas’ new water polo coach. This isn’t his first experience with water polo, though. As a child, he played mostly pickup games as a swimmer. Although his New York community didn’t have any water polo club teams, […]

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Senior Dianjelo Amaya celebrates signing to college with his family and administrators

Seniors sign for their futures

On Wednesday, Feb. 6, five seniors committed to colleges across the country in hopes to pursue their athletic dreams as well as their education. Signing day is a major deal for young athletes who hope to pursue a career in both collegiate level athletics and possibly even at a professional level. Seniors Luis Esposito committed to Broward College for baseball, […]

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[Brief] Women’s soccer team falls flat against Boca High School in Regional Semi-Finals

On Friday, Feb. 8, the lady eagles soccer team suited up to face the Boca High Bobcats in the regional semifinals. The lady eagles played defensively, however, the ball came into more contact with the Bobcats. The game cost seven dollars and the stands were filled with fans from both sides. Teachers came to support their student athletes and friends […]

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[Brief] Boys varsity wrestling team places top ten at BCAA Wrestling Championship

On Feb. 1, the boys varsity wrestling team competed at the BCAA Wrestling Championship Tournament at Pompano Beach. There they faced off against 31 Broward County high school teams. The team placed ninth overall, putting them in a good position going into districts. “This month has been hard on moral, so now it’s all about staying strong mentally and physically […]

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[Brief] Men’s varsity basketball team falls short against Western High School

On Jan. 29th, the men’s varsity basketball team went up against the Western High School Wildcats. The final score of the game was 73-68. The Wildcats outscored the Eagles and took the win. The Wildcats played good offense and defense the whole game. The Eagles hung with them the whole game, only losing in the very end by five points. […]

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From left to right: Full-back Bryan Herrera (8), midfielder Cole Leonardi (9), striker Justin Brod (7), defense Lucas Magalhaes (12), and midfielder Juan Munera (21) pose for a senior night photo with their parents.

Men’s varsity soccer season comes to a close

The MSD soccer team held their senior night on Friday, Jan. 15. They went against Taravella High School, beating them with a score of 5-1. However, their season came to an abrupt end after getting defeated by Coral Springs High School, with a score of 2-1 on Jan. 28. “The season coming to an end is really upsetting,” captain, midfielder […]

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Winter equestrian festival kicks off first week of competition

Winter equestrian festival kicks off first week of competition

On Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, the annual Winter Equestrian Festival kicked off its first week with its opening night named for its battle between both gender teams, “Battle of the Sexes.” The annual festival takes place at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center, offering free entrance, activities and entertainment to the public. The main events continue every Saturday night through […]

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[Brief] Men’s basketball team prevails against rival J.P. Taravella High School

On Jan. 15, the men’s varsity basketball team went up against the J.P. Taravella High School Trojans. The final score of the game was 77-69. The Eagles ended up getting the win and defeating the Trojans. The Eagles were outscored in the first quarter, but came out strong in every other quarter and dominated. “We did a really good job […]

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