Tag: Sports

Los Angeles Lakers' Rajon Rondo takes the trophy after the Lakers defeated the Miami Heat to win the NBA Championship in Game 6 of the NBA Finals on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020 in Orlando, Florida. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

NBA Playoffs Overview: Lakers win NBA Finals through a competitive bracket

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The Los Angeles Dodgers' Max Muncy (13) walks back to the dugout after striking out against the Tampa Bay Rays in the fourth inning as teammates, from left, Chris Taylor, Clayton Kershaw, Joc Pederson and Justin Turner, look on against the Tampa Bay Rays in Game 2 of the World Series at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas, on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020. The Rays won, 6-4, to even the series. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

L.A. Dodgers and Tampa Bay Rays face off in the World Series

For the first time since 2013, the two best teams of the National and American Baseball League are facing off against each other for the World Championship.  The World Series is where the two champions of their respective league play a best of seven series […]

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Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos celebrates their Stanley Cup win while on the stage during a championship celebration at Raymond James Stadium on Sept. 30.  (Dirk Shadd/Times/TNS)

Fans have mixed reactions over NHL season

On Monday, Sept. 28, the Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Dallas Stars with a score of 2-0 in Game 6. This earned the team’s second Stanley Cup in their 28-year history, winning the series 4-2.  Tampa Bay’s Andrei Vasielevskiy (88), Victor Hedman (77), Brayden Point […]

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Senior Connor Lieberman walks through the field during an MSD football practice, wearing his mask as mandated by coaches.

MSD sports teams set different rules for mask usage

During a time whre there is no definitive answer on how to integrate COVID-19 protections into daily life, finding a way to participate in sports with a lower risk of contracting the coronavirus has led to coaches taking action. There is a general consensus on […]

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Volunteers check in a student athlete at a voluntary conditioning session. Student athletes must be submit to a health screening before entering the campus for conditioning. Photo by Destiny Cazaeu

MSD fall sports teams begin voluntary conditioning; official practices to start Monday

Football was one of the two MSD sports to begin voluntary conditioning once the school year began. On Sep. 21, both the Marjory Stoneman Douglas varsity football team and the men’s and women’s cross country teams held their first voluntary conditioning session of the season. […]

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The COVID-19 pandemic has prevented student-athletes from getting scholarship offers and being scouted. Graphic by Julia Landy

COVID-19 affects student-athletes’ scholarships and scouting opportunities

This year has been full of chaos in a variety of ways. Since March, COVID-19 has affected students athletes at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, some of whom have spent years working towards earning a collegiate athletic scholarship. Quarterback Matt O’Dowd (4), linebacker Jahrel Wilson […]

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People paid to have their pets on cardboard cutouts in the stands at Citizens Bank Park, as seen during a New York Mets vs. Philadelphia Phillies game, Friday, Aug. 14, 2020.  Lori M. Nichols | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com/Lori M. Nichols | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com

MLB uses cardboard cutouts to replace absent fans

On Thursday, July 23, Major League Baseball kicked off the long awaited season on Opening Day. To prevent the spread of COVID-19, the league postponed the season for about five months after safety measures were taken. The much anticipated baseball season was seemingly different. The […]

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NBA playoffs gain intensity as second round matchups continue

NBA playoffs gain intensity as second round matchups continue

It has been nearly six months since the NBA suspended their season after Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert (27), tested positive for COVID-19. Fans started to question if the NBA would return.  On July 30, the NBA returned with their regular basketball season. Three teams […]

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Laps. Junior Madison Hockman backstrokes some laps in the pool. “During quarantine when the pools were closed I tried to run every day and do a few workouts as well. Once the pool was open, I went to practice as often as I could,” Hockman said. Photo by Mariajose Vera

Student athletes stay in shape for their upcoming seasons

Playing with their school sports teams has been prohibited to student-athletes attending Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School since March, due to COVID-19 regulations. However, as the fall season is approaching, the Broward County Athletic Department is considering the safety of students and making decisions regarding […]

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Cumber Stadium sits empty, with the decision to play football yet to be put Into action. Photo by Isabelly Silveira

[Opinion] MSD football season should be cancelled

The Marjory Stoneman Douglas football team is highly supported by the MSD staff and students. The school promotes most games, and attendance is usually never low. That does not change the fact that the football season should be avoided and cancelled.  However, this season the […]

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