Tag: water polo

[Brief] Men’s varsity water polo team crushes Deerfield Beach High School

On Thursday, March 14 at 7:30 p.m., the men’s varsity water polo team defeated Coral Glades High School for an away game at Deerfield Beach High School. The game ended with a whopping score of 31-2. Sophomore Allan Shihman (10) lead the team with 11 goals, his new career high, senior Trevor Berkson (8) scored eight goals, co-captain William Berk […]

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[Brief] Men’s varsity water polo team defeats Nova High School

On Tuesday, March 12 at 6 p.m., the men’s varsity water polo team defeated Nova High School in overtime for an away game at Nova High School. The game ended with a score of 15-14. Senior Trevor Berkson (8) and sophomore Allan Shihman (10) both made six goals each, and senior William Berk (18) scored three goals. Shihman made the […]

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[Brief] Men’s varsity water polo team wipes out J. P. Taravella High School

On Wednesday, March 6, at 7:30 p.m., the men’s varsity water polo team defeated J.P. Taravella High School for a home game at Fort Lauderdale High School. The game ended with a score of 16-7. Sophomore Allan Shihman (10) scored six goals, co-captain Vinny Valdez (2) and senior Camden Lander (21) both made three goals each. Senior Jared Fabrikant (13) […]

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[Brief] Men’s varsity water polo team outplays South Plantation High School

On Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 5:30 p.m., the men’s varsity water polo team defeated South Plantation High School for a home game at Northeast High School. The game ended with a score of 27-3. Sophomore Allan Shihman (10) scored 10 goals, his new career high, co-captain William Berk (18) made seven goals, senior Trevor Berkson (8) scored four goals, senior […]

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Coach Berke watching over the team during practice. Photo by; Farrah Nickerson

MSD welcomes new water polo coach

* Story was co-written by Farrah Nickerson & Kaleela Rosenthal First time high school coach David Berke has been chosen to be Marjory Stoneman Douglas’ new water polo coach. This isn’t his first experience with water polo, though. As a child, he played mostly pickup games as a swimmer. Although his New York community didn’t have any water polo club teams, […]

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[Brief] Men’s water polo washes out Plantation High

On March 8, the men’s water polo team played district rival Plantation High in an away game at 6:30 p.m. They won in a runaway victory, with a final 20-2 score. “It was a fairly easy game,” Captian Joey Wong said, “We worked mainly on strategy and passing, rather then trying to score the most goals.” Daniel Rivera (15), Areeb […]

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Charlene Forti (9) scores the first goal of the game.

[Brief] Men’s and Women’s Water Polo both defeat Coral Glades

On March 7, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas men’s and women’s water polo teams faced off against District rival Coral Galdes High School in a match at Ft. Lauderdale High School. The women’s game started at 4:30 p.m. and the men’s followed up with a game an hour later at 5:30 p.m. For the first time this season, both the men’s and women’s teams went […]

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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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