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The Miami Heat Blazing Past Their Postseason Opponents

The Miami Heat have stunned the entire league with them breezing past the first two rounds of the postseason and facing the Celtics up next in the Eastern Conference Finals

Japheth Oyedepo, Staff Writer

September 16, 2020

COVID-19 has forced us to consider many new ways to approach facets of our daily lives, and this especially true in the sports field. One of the more public innovations is the Bubble of the National Basketball Association, which erases any sense of a home court atmosphere for each individual team. The...

All Things Sports: Dak and Rick’s podcast

Junior David Kuper and his father began their journey into the world of sports podcasts at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, and have continued to create content following several sports and teams.

Allison Cajina, Features Editor

September 15, 2020

During these last seven months of quarantine, people have had the opportunity to explore a variety of hobbies that they usually would not have the time for. Among these many projects that have surfaced, the DAK and Rick’s podcast, was created by one of our very own Cavaliers, David Kuper, and is co-hosted...

Professional Sport Leagues Respond to Jacob Blake Shooting

Multiple noteworthy players from professional sport leagues across the country protested following the killing of Jacob Blake which forced multiple leagues to postpone their games.

Patrick Heydasch, CavsConnect Staff Writer

September 7, 2020

Jacob Blake was a "selfless, family guy," a member of the Evanston High School wrestling team who always put his children first. Blake was breaking up a fight between two women, in which a witness called the police and called in a "domestic incident." Kenosha police arrived at the scene as Blake open...

Live and Learn: The NBA Bubble

The NBA season continues in Orlando as the leagues use of practical principles allow the eyes of the country back on basketball.

Japheth Oyedepo, Staff Writer

August 23, 2020

On March 11, the National Basketball Association correspondent Shams Charania reported Utah Jazz player Rudy Gobert had tested positive for the novel Coronavirus. Shortly after, the NBA was suspended with no clear resumption date in sight.  That night may have been the first true wake-up call for many...

NBA: the Evolution Throughout the Years

Basketball has become an ever changing sport, from the money to how the game is played itself. Even though the fundamentals of the sport are the same, it is quite obvious that the game has evolved throughout the years for better or for worse.

Japheth Oyedepo, staff writer

May 5, 2020

The National Basketball Association, like many others things, has become subject to change. The baggier uniforms, low resolution screens and multiple three point lines have faded away over the years. However, with the recent release of ESPN's newest documentary, "The Last Dance", more fundamental changes...

COVID-19 Halts Sports Seasons as Disease Spreads to Players

The National Basketball Association was hit the hardest this week with the diagnosis of two players having contracted the Coronavirus leading to the suspension of the season.

Sofia Cruz, Staff Writer

March 13, 2020

Recent developments with COVID-19, the now international disease, have led to massive complications with the seasons and remaining games of professional athletic leagues. The main organizations that have been affected so far are the National Basketball Association, Major League Baseball, and the National...

All Hands on Deck for NBA All-Star Weekend

All Hands on Deck for NBA All-Star Weekend

Jana Faour, Reviews Editor

February 17, 2020

Have you ever imagined an NBA game with LeBron James, Kawhi Leonard and Anthony Davis all playing on the same team? Well, that is the beauty of the National Basketball Association's All-Star weekend. In a star-studded three-day event, basketball fans all over the world watched the stars battle it out...

Lady Cavalier Basketball: In Honor of the Seniors

On Jan. 31, all eight of the seniors on the Lady Cavalier basketball team gathered on the court with their loved ones to celebrate their final game in the Cavalier gym.

Audrey Simon, Staff Writer

February 13, 2020

On Jan. 31, the Lady Cavalier Basketball team honored their seniors by hosting Senior Night, a celebratory ending to their high school basketball careers during the last home game of the season. The bleachers were filled with supporters who came to cheer on the team's seniors one last time before they...

Cavaliers Take Down the Southwest Eagles in Final Regular Season Game

Cavalier Jimel Lane rises up for an emphatic dunk against the Southwest Eagles as the Coral Gables Cavaliers defeat the Eagles 83-63 during their last regular season home game on Jan. 29.

Anthony Russo, Staff Writer

February 8, 2020

With the Cavalier basketball season coming to an end, the boys' varsity basketball team played their final home game on Tuesday, Jan.29, against the Southwest Eagles at 7:30 P.M. Fans from both schools swarmed the Cavalier gym and, with the intensity rising, both teams could not wait to step foot on...

Athlete of the Week: February Edition

The February Athletes of the Month features a stacked amount of talent from athletes who wrestle, play soccer and basketball during the spring sports season.

Allegra Sharp, Staff Writer

February 4, 2020

With the temperatures heating up, the Cavalier athletes refuse to slow down.  Winter sports seasons are officially over, and it is not difficult to see the growth of various athletes across the sports of soccer, basketball and wrestling from early November to now Both the boys' and girls' soccer...

Athletes of the Month: January Edition

Athlete of the month of January featured above. Chase Bagnall-Koger (left), Jason Wood (top right) and Jamil Lane (bottom right).

Allegra Sharp, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

As the winter season is finally starting to melt away and the bright colors of the spring sports are coming to replace it, there were some amazing accomplishments made by the winter athletes during the season. Several athletes have left their mark on their respective playing fields and have been recognized...

In Memory of Kobe and Gianna Bryant

The tragic losses of Kobe and Gianna Bryant has dispersed ripples of sorrow around the world, with fans mourning the deaths of two of the world's brightest stars.

Nataly Leiva, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

On the morning of Jan. 26, a helicopter on its way to the Mamba Academy, basketball legend Kobe Bryant's sports training facility, carrying Bryant, his 13-year old daughter Gianna Bryant and seven others, crashed resuling in the death of everyone onboard. It was later confirmed that the helicopter c...

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