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NFL Drafts: Switching it up in 2020

Even during the Coronavirus, the NFL is continuing with its drafts.

Allegra Sharp, Staff Writer

May 10, 2020

As of April 23, the National Football League started making their annual draft selections for new eligible players for the upcoming 2020 season which was a total of seven rounds and lasted until April 25. Due to the spread of the Coronavirus, the 2020 drafts were held online via videoconferencing. "I ...

Don Shula May be Gone, but Never Forgotten

Don Shula, a two time NFL championship coach passed away on may, 4. 2020. This highlights his achievements and successes during his legendary coaching career from being the winningest head coach in NFL history to being the only head coach to make it to the Super Bowl six times.

Anthony Russo, staff writer

May 10, 2020

For a professional sports career, it takes a good work ethic, intelligence and the motivation to just make it in, but every so often, there will be an individual that exceeds expectations and ends up as one of the most prominent figures to ever enter the sport. And no, this is not a player but rather...

The 2020 Super Bowl: How Super Was It?

The 2020 Super Bowl featured the quickest offensive team in the league, the Kansas City Chiefs, and one of the fiercest defensive teams in the San Francisco 49ers.

Allegra Sharp, Staff Writer

February 8, 2020

Every year, the football fanatics of America come together to watch one of the most action-packed showdowns at the end of the football season. The 2020 Super Bowl was an epic showdown between two of the fiercest teams in the National Football League (NFL): the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Fransisc...

The Rivals Face Off Yet Again: Gables and Columbus

The Coral Gables Cavaliers and the Christopher Columbus Explorers square off to start one of their many famed rivalry games.

Allegra Sharp, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

Gables versus Columbus: the legendary rivalry that excites a high school crowd unlike any other. The Cavaliers and the Explorers faced off for the final time during the 2019 fall season on Nov. 7. Having qualified for the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) Class 8A playoffs, the Cavalier...

Cavalier Football: Setting the Record Straight

The Cavalier Football defense scrambles for the loose football during a game Mater Academy Charter school.

Allegra Sharp, Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

The Cavalier Varsity Football team has taken the fall season head-on, training non-stop and playing every game with unparalleled effort. The Cavaliers have come close to taking down some of the best teams in the district, but have come up short, winning just one of their first five games. However, a...

Athletes of the Week: September Edition

The Athletes of the Week for the month of September. Pictured above: Ronald Parker (top left), Maurice Jones (top right), Kevin Monjarrez (bottom right), Thais Forbes (bottom left)

Allegra Sharp and Annabella Rivera

October 7, 2019

Athletes competing during the fall sports season have made grand impressions on their playing fields, and many of the Cavalier sports teams have already competed in several competitions this season, displaying immense heart to be the biggest challenge their opponents come across.  Several players have...

Arianna Gonzalez: Kicking Down Gender Barriers in Sports

Junior Arianna Gonzalez stands alongside her teammates during practice with the junior varsity Cavalier Football team.

Allegra Sharp, Kluivert Suquino, and Daniel Toll

September 27, 2019

For generations, the struggle for gender equality has proved to be an eternal battle facing women around the world. Recently, this struggle has manifested itself in nearly all aspects of society as trailblazing individuals have pioneered feminist movements, allowing for an expansive spread of awareness...

Kickstarting the New Season: Cavalier Football is Fired Up in 2019

The varsity football team line up on the field, working hard and running their plays during practice.

Stephanie Andrade, Staff writer

September 9, 2019

The Cavalier Football team at Coral Gables Senior High is composed of hard-working student-athletes who are known for thriving on and off the field, and this vibrant group of young men represents Gables in the best way possible. The Cavs have been practicing rigorously over the summer and they continu...

Cavaliers Tough Their Way into the New Football Season

The Coral Gables Cavalier Football team taking on Killian High School during their first preseason game of the 2019-2020 season.

Javier Casanas, Staff Writer

August 25, 2019

The Coral Gables Senior High School Cavalier Football team is composed of very hard-working student-athletes. They have been practicing vigorously since the beginning of summer to get ready for the upcoming fall football season. These football players are very confident and pride themselves in their...

Super Bowl Commercials: Were they really “Super”?

Super Bowl Commercials: Were they really “Super”?

Trey Riera-Gomez, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019

While the majority of the hundred million viewers tuned in to CBS on Sunday night to watch the conclusion of the 2018-2019 National Football League (NFL) season, many others watched on not in the interest of the game itself but rather for the highly anticipated Super Bowl commercials. This year’s aired...

Kyler Murray: Baseball, Football, or Both?

Kyler Murray, a tremendous two-sport athlete, has tremendous potential and a big question lies ahead of him. Will he pursue baseball or football at the professional level, or both?

Trey Riera-Gomez, Staff Writer

February 6, 2019

One of the biggest names circulating around the athletic world at the moment is Kyler Murray, the pride of the Oklahoma Sooners' football and baseball programs, and a soon-to-be professional athlete. Murray has made headlines recently due to his conflict over picking between pursuing a career in professional...

The Case for Tom Brady’s Title as the G.O.A.T in Football

Tom Brady, one of the most successful quarterbacks to ever live, celebrates a touchdown.

Trey Riera-Gomez, Staff Writer

January 24, 2019

With superstar quarterback Tom Brady scheduled to make his ninth Super Bowl appearance with the New England Patriots next weekend, both his admirers and haters are forced to take a step back and analyze what this player has accomplished in his career. In his 17th season as the starting quarterback, Brady...

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