Category: SPORTS

The king v. his airness

The king v. his airness

Considering that this is one of – if not the – most controversial arguments in the sports world today, it’s fairly likely that my opinion will not be taken well. Since and even well before his third and final retirement from the National Basketball Association in 2003, Michael Jordan – “His Airness” has far and away been considered the greatest […]

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[Brief] Men’s lacrosse team defeats Taravella High

On Feb. 27, the men’s lacrosse team faced off against district opponent J.P. Taravella High School in a home game at 7:00 p.m. The Eagles defeated Taravella’s Trojans in a blowout, winning with a 17-2 score. “I thought we had a great performance against Taravella,” captain Max Buckner said. Goals were scored by Braden Mygatt (16), Max Buckner (33), Adam […]

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[Brief] Men’s lacrosse team falls flat to St. Andrews

On Feb. 14, the men’s lacrosse team faced off against St. Andrew’s in the team’s first home game. The Eagles fell flat to St. Andrews with a deflating final score of 4-13. “It was definitely a hard-fought game, but we just didn’t come out on top this time around,” attack Braden Mygatt said. Goals were scored by attacker Sam Bailin, […]

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MSD alumni Anthony Rizzo wins World Series with Chicago Cubs

MSD alumni Anthony Rizzo wins World Series with Chicago Cubs

*This story was originally published in the December 2016 print edition of The Eagle Eye.* Anthony Rizzo, the current first basemen for the Chicago Cubs, is hometown hero of Parkland and Marjory Stoneman Douglas alumni. After proving himself as a talented player on the MSD baseball team, Rizzo was the 2007 sixth round draft pick at age 17. He was […]

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Hannah Donato prepares to pass to a teammate.

[Brief] Women’s soccer team wins first Districts match

After enjoying a successful regular season with a record of 13-4-2, the women’s soccer team has advanced to districts, defeating their first opponents Delray Atlantic with a shutout of 8-0. The team grabbed an early lead against Delray, scoring 4 goals in the first half and securing their win in the second quarter with another 4 goals. “I think we […]

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New season, new coach for MSD water polo team

New season, new coach for MSD water polo team

When Andy Hofmann joined the the water polo team his freshman year of high school, he never imagined himself becoming the captain, let alone the coach. However, after graduating from Marjory Stoneman Douglas in 2014, he has returned as the team’s head coach. “I’m so excited that Andy is our coach,” sophomore Jenna Weissman said. “He’s very nice and knowledgeable […]

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Brief: Stoneman Douglas varsity hockey looses to NB prep in an upset

On Nov. 7 the Stoneman Douglas Ice hockey team took on North Broward Preparatory School. Tension between North Broward and Stoneman Douglas in hockey has been heavy and intense for years, which is expected when two of the top hockey teams in the state go head to head. Stoneman Douglas fresh of their season opener win were ready to take […]

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Men’s soccer closing in on another undefeated season

Men’s soccer closing in on another undefeated season

After coming off of a successful season last year, going undefeated with a record of 16-0-4, and making it all the way to the Regional Semifinals before losing to eventual State Champion Boca Raton Community High, then-junior midfielder Felipe Linares said to “Expect great things” from Douglas Soccer. And so far, they haven’t disappointed. Currently ranked 15th in the state and […]

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[Brief] Women’s basketball team defeats Coral Springs High

On Dec. 14, the women’s basketball team faced the Coral Springs High School Colts at Coral Springs. They beat them 57-38, accumulating their 15th win in an undefeated season. “It was a tough game, but we had the better chemistry and teamwork,” sophomore Abby Hsu said. The team racked up 35 points in the first half while holding the Colts […]

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Women’s basketball team runs over Pompano Beach

On Dec. 12, the women’s basketball team took on the Pompano Beach Tornadoes at the MSD gym. Both teams had warmed up and got pepped up for an exciting game ahead of them and by 6 p.m. were ready for a jump ball. As the referee was about to throw up the ball, Pompano called a timeout. The women on […]

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