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Inspirational Athletes Protest Gun Violence

Inspirational Athletes Protest Gun Violence

Chase Bagnall-Koger, Staff Writer

April 7, 2018


Filed under College/Professional, Sports

The movement promoting national gun control laws is one that has been gaining a lot of momentum in America lately. Horrific mass shootings have prompted reactions from all types of people and have induced walkouts and protests in high schools across the country. Though it is natural to expect political...

Badminton to the Bone

Badminton to the Bone

Daniel Toll, Sports Editor

April 5, 2018


Filed under Badminton, Sports, Spring

What may come as a surprise to many, the origins of the game of badminton are pinpointed to at least 2,000 years ago, deriving from the game of battledore and shuttlecock played in Ancient Greece, China and India. Being closely related to the modernized version of badminton, battledore and shuttlecock...

Lead the Pack! Run Track!

Lead the Pack! Run Track!

Daniel Toll, Sports Editor

April 1, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring, Track & Field

Track and Field is an ancient sport with a remarkable history and a unique origin. Centered around the skills of running, jumping and throwing, the name of this sport is derivative of the typical sports venue in which its events are held: a stadium with a field meant to host events that require jumping,...

Athlete of the Week: Nicolas Saliamonas

Athlete of the Week: Nicolas Saliamonas

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

March 26, 2018


Filed under Athlete Spotlight, Badminton, Galleries, Sports, Spring, Video

For the past few years, Nicolas Saliamonas has always tried to support his eldest sister by attending her badminton games. When he first stepped into Gables as a freshman, Saliamonas decided to follow in his sister's footsteps and join the school badminton team, as he saw when he was growing up that...

March Madness 2018: The Year to End All Brackets

March Madness 2018: The Year to End All Brackets

Cavan Wilson, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 24, 2018


Filed under College/Professional, Sports, Top Stories

March is primarily known for two things in the United States; the arrival of springtime, and the height of the college basketball season. This year's March Madness campaign has been one of the most exciting yet. Numerous upsets have already occurred, leaving some teams heartbroken and others joyous in...

Swimming With a Purpose

Swimming With a Purpose

Daniel Toll, Sports Editor

March 18, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring, Top Stories, Water Polo

The sport of water polo, although not one of the more dominant sports in modern society, has an intriguing history associated with it. Originally developed in the mid-nineteenth century in Great Britain by a man named William Wilson, "water rugby", which soon came to be known as water polo, was a sport...

Shaquem Griffin: Single-Handedly Inspiring the World

Shaquem Griffin: Single-Handedly Inspiring the World

Daniel Toll, Sports Editor

March 9, 2018


Filed under College/Professional, Sports, Top Stories

At first glance, the 2018 NFL Combine was nothing short of a typicality at its commence. That is, until the arrival of Shaquem Griffin, the 22-year-old phenom from the University of Central Florida. From a distance, Griffin appears to be nothing out of the ordinary when it comes to the bodily structur...

Athlete of the Week: Luis Espinal

Athlete of the Week: Luis Espinal

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

March 3, 2018


Filed under Athlete Spotlight, Baseball, Sports, Spring

The journey all started at the age of eight when he first encountered the game of baseball. The experience soon inspired Luis Espinal to follow in his families' footsteps and pursue his passion for baseball. Espinal became part of the Gables baseball team his freshman year and currently plays as a pitcher...

Speed Skating: 2018 Olympic Edition

Speed Skating: 2018 Olympic Edition

Adriana Meijaard, Staff Writer

February 22, 2018


Filed under College/Professional, Sports, Top Stories

The 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea have begun, and one of the first events was the fast-paced competition of speed skating. Speed skating was derived from a form of fast transportation over rivers and lakes. It wasn't until the mid-1800s that speed skating actually became an official...

When Life Gives You Lemons: Coral Gables Baseball

When Life Gives You Lemons: Coral Gables Baseball

Daniel Toll, Sports Editor

February 21, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring, Top Stories

‘Make Lemonade’ is the motto Coral Gables Baseball team has adopted throughout the entirety of the 2017-2018 school year, and they plan on implementing it into their practices and games throughout the spring season. With values gravitating around the concepts of respect, sportsmanship and discipline,...

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