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Grading the NBA’s 2017 Offseason Moves

Grading the NBA’s 2017 Offseason Moves

Eric Jimenez, Staff Writer

September 4, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Top Stories

Over the years, the Golden State Warriors have demonstrated mastery in drafting young prospects, taking three college standouts over a span of four years and developing them into All-Stars and Olympians. With the addition of superstar forward Kevin Durant in the summer of 2016, the Warriors set off a...

Real Madrid Makes History Once Again

Real Madrid Makes History Once Again

Nicolas Schmidt, Staff Writer

June 8, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports

On June 4, Real Madrid F.C. made history by defeating Juventus F.C. 4-1 in the 2017 Champions League Final. The team [Real Madrid], led by Sergio Ramos and Cristiano Ronaldo, was able to defeat Gianluigi Buffon and one of the highly regarded defensive teams in the world. The final was played in Cardiff,...

NBA Playoffs: Then There Were Four

NBA Playoffs: Then There Were Four

Nicolas Schmidt, Staff Writer

May 21, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports

As the NBA season comes to an end, only four teams remain. The Cleveland Cavaliers and the Boston Celtics in the East, and the Golden State Warriors and the San Antonio Spurs in the West. Be that as it may, there are two teams that stand out and are sure to be a lock for the finals. Here are our predictions: EAST: Cleveland Cavaliers...

The NBA Playoffs Have a Hot Start

The NBA Playoffs Have a Hot Start

Nicolas Schmidt, Staff Writer

May 8, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports

After 82 games of hard work, 16 NBA teams earned their place in the playoffs. Unfortunately, the Miami Heat were unable to make it because they finished ninth in the Eastern Conference. Nonetheless, the playoffs are an exciting to see teams competing, even though the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden...

Spanish “El Clásico:” A decisive game

Spanish “El Clásico:” A decisive game

Nicolas Scmidt, Staff Writer

April 29, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports

Spanish soccer giants, Real Madrid and Barcelona, are preparing for their biggest match to date. They will be facing off in one of the most watched events in soccer, the Clásico, in Madrid on Sunday April 23. However, this game is not just important to fans, but will also play a huge role in deciding...

Barcelona FC Pulls Off Miracle Comeback

Barcelona FC Pulls Off Miracle Comeback

Nicolas Schmidt, Staff Writer

March 22, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Winter

On Feb. 14, Barcelona went to Paris to face Paris Saint Germain (PSG) in the first leg of the round 16 of the Champions. They came back home having lost 4-0 and having to do a lot of work to stay in the tournament. With a little less then a month to prepare, Barça showed that they were ready. They stayed...

Athlete of the Week: Jaafari Stephens

Athlete of the Week: Jaafari Stephens

Hannah Cordes, Staff Writer

March 16, 2017


Filed under Athlete of the Week, Sports, Winter, Wrestling

The athlete of the week for the week March 5-11 is Jaafari Stephens. Stephens placed third overall in his weight class at the FHSAA State Wrestling Tournament. Stephens is a junior in the Design, Education and Hospitality (DE&H) academy and cannot be pinned down. Q&A How long have you been wrest...

Heat Streak Broken After 13 Wins

Heat Streak Broken After 13 Wins

Nicolas Schmidt, Staff Writer

March 4, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Winter

Whenever a team or a player in any professional sport is playing well, people cannot help but think that all good things come to an end. As the Miami Heat were on a 13-game winning streak, people started to think likewise. After having a long losing streak, Miami got their act back together and were...

Super Bowl LI: One to Remember

Super Bowl LI: One to Remember

Nicolas Schmidt, Staff Writer

February 8, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports, Winter

A journey that started over 20 weeks ago came to an end on Sunday Feb. 5 when the Patriots bested the Falcons in the Super Bowl. Arguably one of the best Super Bowls in NFL history, Tom Brady was able to lead his team to their fifth championship while winning his fourth Super Bowl MVP, solidifying his...

Athlete of the Week: Katalina Bartelt

Athlete of the Week: Katalina Bartelt

Hannah Cordes, Staff Writer

February 8, 2017


Filed under Athlete of the Week, Sports, Winter, Wrestling

The athlete of the week for the week Feb. 5-11 is Katalina Bartelt. Bartelt won her weight division in the GMAC wrestling tournament. Bartelt is a junior in the DEH academy and is the first female GMAC wrestling champion from the Coral Gables team. Bartelt also qualified for the state championship. Bartlett...

Athlete of the Week: Carlos Mannarino

Athlete of the Week: Carlos Mannarino

Hannah Cordes, Staff Writer

January 29, 2017


Filed under Athlete of the Week, Soccer, Sports, Winter

This week's athlete of the week is soccer player Carlos Mannarino. Mannarino is a senior in the International Baccalaureate program and has been a key player for the Cavalier defense throughout the whole season. Q&A When did you start playing soccer? So I started playing soccer back whe...

Athlete of the Week: William Blet

Athlete of the Week: William Blet

Hannah Cordes, Staff Writer

January 27, 2017


Filed under Athlete of the Week, Basketball, Sports, Winter

This week's athlete of the week is senior William Blet, who was a key player in the Cavaliers' wins against their district rivals, Braddock and Columbus. Blet averaged 24 points, 11 rebounds and 2 block shots in each game. Blet has always had a passion for basketball and has been inspired by his family...

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