Category: SPORTS

[Brief] Men’s cross country places first overall

On Tuesday, Sept. 26, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas men’s cross country team competed in their second meet of the season at Markham Park against Blanche Ely High School, Everglades High School, Miramar High School, Pembroke Pines Charter High School, J.P. Taravella High School, Western High School and West Broward High School. MSD placed first overall with a total of 32 points. […]

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[Brief] Women’s cross country team places first at Markham Park meet

On Sept. 26, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s women’s cross country team had a meet at 4:00 p.m. at Markham Park. They competed against West Broward High School, Blanche Ely High School, Everglades High School, Miramar High School, Pines Charter High School, J.P. Taravella High School and Western High School. The team placed first out of all the schools with […]

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Dallas Cowboys lock arms and take a knee during the national anthem in protest of police brutality. Photo credit to Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Athletes should feel free to kneel during anthem

Ever since San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick kneeled for the United States national anthem, “The Star-Spangled Banner” in 2016, several other NFL players and teams have followed his example. The actions of these football players symbolize a peaceful protest against police brutality in America. The athletes are protesting in a variety of ways, such as locking arms with their […]

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[Brief] Women’s cross country team places ninth at Spanish River XC Invitational

On Sept. 23, the Stoneman Douglas women’s cross country team had their first meet of the season at South County Regional Park in Boca Raton. The meet was the 34th Annual Spanish River XC Invitational, where more than 100 runners competed at once. The first meet, which was supposed to be held earlier this month, was canceled due to Hurricane Irma. […]

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[Brief] Men’s cross country places 14th at Spanish River XC Invitational

On Sept. 23, the men’s cross country team competed in an invitational meet at South County Regional Park in Boca Raton. More than 100 runners competed at simultaneously in the 34th Annual Spanish River XC Invitational. The men’s team came in 14th place overall. “I thought the meet went very well,” Captain Nick Boyer said. “We had a few personal […]

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The varsity football team begins the season with concern and uncertainty [Brief]

On Friday, Sept. 1st, the men’s varsity football team kicked their season off with a defeat at the hands of the South Broward High Bulldogs at a score of 21-7. The Eagles entered this 2017-18 season with many new issues and concerns, one of which was the replacement all five starters from last year’s offensive line. The new offensive line is led […]

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Ryan Kavanaugh enters the meet-and-greet via massive eagle
Photo by Mackenzie Quinn

MSD community supports new football team with meet-and-greet

A team is only as strong as the structure built around it, and last night Marjory Stoneman Douglas demonstrated the kind of togetherness that allows teams to flourish at this year’s 2017-2018 Football Meet-and-Greet in the school’s gymnasium. Parents, students and teachers alike came together to welcome the MSD varsity and junior varsity football teams ahead of the new year, […]

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[Brief] Women’s tennis defeats J.P. Taravella at home

The women’s tennis team won again, scoring more points than in their previous matches. MSD won 14-0 against J.P. Taravella at a home match on Feb. 28. The team members grow even more hopeful with each game they win. Sophomore Sadhika Sarathy played a doubles match and her first singles match. “Since it was my first singles match, I felt pretty nervous,” […]

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[Brief] Men’s tennis team dominates Cardinal Gibbons and Fort Lauderdale

A men’s tennis match against Cardinal Gibbons High School was held at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Feb. 23. MSD won 7-0 easily, noting that Gibbons was not their strongest opponent. “Everyone played well. This week was easy because we weren’t going against our strongest competitors. Compared to them, we are a strong team,” coach Robert Bryant said. There was also […]

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[Brief] Women’s tennis wins singles, but loses doubles against Coral Glades

The women’s tennis team went against Coral Glades at the Coral Springs Tennis Center on Tuesday, March 7. The team won all three singles matches with two scores 8-1 and 8-4. However, they lost the doubles match with a score of 4-8. “It was a frustrating game,” Coach Pena said. “The other team only had three players, and there was very little […]

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