America Runs on Sports: Sports have a heavy impact on American society

America Runs on Sports: Sports have a heavy impact on American society

Since the mid-1800s, Americans have been obsessed with the idea of competitive sports. It began with the introduction of baseball, famously deemed “America’s pastime,” and has only increased in popularity since then with the creation of the NFL, MLB and NBA. Sports have influenced American society in multiple ways throughout the course of history. This culture has formed rivalries between […]

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Three MSD coaches resign from football and softball coaching positions during the 2018-2019 season for various reasons

Three MSD coaches resign from football and softball coaching positions during the 2018-2019 season for various reasons

Coaches Willis May, Andrea Kowalski-Rospierski and Brian Staubly all resigned from coaching during the 2018-2019 season. May left Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School at of the beginning of March, taking a position in another county. Kowalski-Rospierski and Staubly have resigned from coaching but will remain at MSD.  After losing both assistant coach Aaron Feis and athletic director Chris Hixon, head […]

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Track Season Ends

The end of the 2019 track season was filled with many successes. The team was competitive on the track, showing integrity throughout the season. Practices were held every day after school in hopes of succeeding past regionals. Our track team competes in the 4A Region 3 district 12, competing with schools like Coral Glades, Coral Springs, Monarch and Taravella. Senior […]

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Girl’s Wrestling member Sarah Ochoa qualifies for national team

Girl’s Wrestling member Sarah Ochoa qualifies for national team

After finishing in 2nd place at the Girl’s Freestyle State Wrestling Championships this past weekend, junior Sara Ochoa has become a qualifier for the U.S. Marine Corps junior national wrestling competition. In order to qualify, Ochoa won multiple matches in her weight class in the Greco-roman wrestling style and came close to winning the state champion title, but achieved 2nd […]

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[Brief] Women’s varsity softball team falls to West Broward High School in the regional tournament quarterfinal

On May 8th, the women’s varsity softball team went up against West Broward High School in the regional tournament quarterfinal. The final score of this game was 5-0, the Eagles were losing majority of the game. It was 0-0 through the first 5 innings of the game until the second baseman for the eagles made an error that caused West […]

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[Brief] Women’s varsity lacrosse falls to Pine Crest School in regional tournament

On Thursday April 25, the women’s varsity lacrosse team competed against Pine Crest School in regional tournament. The game took place at Pine Crest and started at 7 p.m. The weather was mostly clear. “We were losing by 7 in the beginning but then worked together, and turned the game around. We didn’t give up at all during the game […]

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[Brief] Men’s junior varsity baseball team puts down St. Thomas Aquinas High School

On April 24, the men’s junior varsity baseball team went up against the St. Thomas Aquinas High School Raiders in a seven inning night game. The final score of the game was 5-4. The Eagles ended up getting the win. This was the Eagles last game of their season. The Raiders took an early lead and they were able to […]

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Women's varstiy tennis team celebrates after winning regional championship. Photo courtesy of Allie Schuller

Women’s varsity tennis team competes in regional tournament

On Tuesday, April 23, and Thursday, April 25, the women’s varsity tennis team regional tournament took place on the tennis courts at MSD. Due to the team’s win last week, they got home court advantage both days. The team played Cooper City High School on Tuesday and St. Thomas Aquinas School (STA), their rivals, on Thursday. Playing against Cooper City […]

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Photo by Mallory Muller

Students participate in annual powderpuff competition

On April 23, the annual powderpuff competition took place at Cumber Stadium at 7 p.m. Powderpuff is a highly anticipated event every year where girls and boys switch positions on the football field. The girls become the football players, and the boys become the cheerleaders. Both the girls and boys practice for weeks as they attempt to switch positions.. This […]

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[Brief] Men’s junior varsity baseball team wins doubleheader against Cardinal Gibbons High School

On April 20, the men’s junior varsity baseball team went up against the Cardinal Gibbons High School Chiefs in a doubleheader. The final score of the first game was 6-2. The Eagles took an early lead and they were able to hold that lead for the rest of the game. The Eagles offense remained hot all game. “We hit a […]

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