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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...

LSU vs Clemson: The Comeback Cajun Champs

The College Football National Championship game was an epic battle between the Louisiana State University Tigers and the Clemson University Tigers, where players showcased their competitive spirits and readiness for the National Football League.

Japheth Oyedepo, Staff Writer

January 15, 2020

The 2020 College Football National Championship game kicked off in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana on Jan. 13, with the season ending in an intense battle between Louisiana State University (LSU) and Clemson University. These two teams have faced off three times in the last decade,...

Athletes of the Week: November Edition

The Athletes of the Week for November are featured above, representing many of the fall and winter season's sports. Iliana Ravelo, Madeline Cohen and Luana Gomes (Maurice Jones is not pictured) all performed exceptionally on the field this month, and they were rewarded for their athletic endeavors with the Cavalier Athlete of the Week award.

Allegra Sharp and Ariana Alvarez

December 3, 2019

The month of November marks the transition between the last few games of the fall season and the beginning of the exciting winter season. Amongst the athletes that have partaken in the winter sports thus far, a select few have been recognized as exceptional athletes for the month of November.  These...

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...

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...

The Gators Conquer the ‘Canes in a Battle For Floridian Football Supremacy

The 2019 Camping World Kickoff event jump-started the beginning of college football, hosting two historically elite college football teams in the Miami Hurricanes and the Florida Gators.

Daniel Toll, Co-Editor-in-Chief

August 25, 2019

In what was prophesied to be arguably the biggest kickoff event of the National Collegiate Athletic Association's (NCAA) 2019-2020 college football season, the University of Miami's (UM) Hurricanes and the University of Florida's (UF) Gators put forth an epic performance for the ages and, considering...

The NFL Draft Introduces the Newest Faces of the Miami Dolphins

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell presents the number 13 overall pick, Christian Wilkins, with his Miami Dolphins jersey.

Patrick Ales, Staff Writer

May 3, 2019

The 2019 NFL draft ushered in a new wave of potential Pro-Bowlers and Hall of Famers, as well as players that may not live up to the hype. It is the job of the scouts for all 32 teams to determine which players will serve the franchise for years to come, and which players they should pass on when given...

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...

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