First pre-season varsity football game cancelled

August 16 was a day that began with much jubilation for the Marjory Stoneman Douglas football team, but it ended in unsavory disappointment. The Eagles had just put the finishing touches on the long summer off-season and were ready to head to Tampa to get back on the field. However, Mother Nature had other plans. With incoming storms, the team […]

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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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Winter Guard team places third at SFWGA championship

Winter Guard team places third at SFWGA championship

On March 30, the winter Color Guard team attended the South Florida Winter Guard Association Championship at the Rick Case Arena at Nova Southeastern University following months of preparation. The competition consisted of teams from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Flanagan High School, West Broward High School and Park Vista High School. MSD’s color guard team began practicing and polishing […]

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Nathan Kavanaugh kicks for the student team

Faculty beats students in annual kickball game hosted by FEA

On Thursday, March 7 at 1:30 p.m. the Future Educators of America club at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School organized a kickball game for faculty and students. English teacher Felicia Burgin is the host of the FEA at MSD. FEA is responsible for hosting projects for the county along with allowing students to experience what it is like to be […]

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[Brief] Men’s varsity track team brings home victory from the BCAA Quad #2

On Feb. 20, at Coral Springs High School the men’s varsity track team competed in the BCAA Quad #2 and had outstanding results. The boys 4×800 relay won their event. Sophomore Alex Miller placed second in the 800 meter. Famous Rhodes placed second in the two mile, and Josh Charo placed second in the one mile. ​”This is not our […]

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Junior Abbey Hsu dribbles down the court during a ladies varsity basketball game. Photo by Justin Lieba

Junior Abbey Hsu wins the Broward Fab Five award for basketball

Dribbling her way down to the net, junior Abbey Hsu is known to stand out on the court. Hsu plays point guard and shooting guard for the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School varsity basketball team. “I started playing basketball when I was nine,” Hsu said. “It acts as a stress reliever, and I have continued to play ever since I […]

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Coach Stewart talks about his experience as the new track and field coach. Photo by Samantha Goldblum

Coach Gabriel Stewart becomes the new track and field coach

New track and field coach Gabriel Stewart lives by the phrase, “intentionally using sports to significantly impact and transform lives.” In the face of track season cancellation and pressure from players on the basketball and football teams, new track and field coach Gabriel Stewart decided to take on the head coaching job for the team. Last year the track coaches […]

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Gambling in sports becomes increasingly popular

Gambling in sports becomes increasingly popular

As the Philadelphia Eagles hoisted their first Lombardi trophy in franchise history after Super Bowl LII, sportsbooks also celebrated their biggest day of the year. A sportsbook is an establishment that takes bets on sporting events and pays out winnings, but within the U.S., they can only be found legally in Nevada, Oregon, Montana and Delaware. Even though sportsbooks are […]

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MSD men's lacrosse team releases angel-shaped balloons into the sky before their game. Courtesy of Ryan Burton

Men’s lacrosse team lets 17 balloons go before game

On Friday, March 9, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s men’s lacrosse team let go of 17 balloons in memory of the 17 lives lost before the game held on the football fields of MSD. “We just want to make an impact on the community and show that we are with the school,” Midfield Zack Rassman (2) said. “As a […]

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MSD women’s lacrosse team plays Pine Crest School

On March 6, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School women’s lacrosse team competed in the second game of the season. The game was held at Pine Crest School at 5 p.m. The weather was cool and was accompanied by a chilly breeze. The team mentioned how the weather was the perfect lacrosse game weather. There was also a sunset during […]

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