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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...

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...

NCAA: Are They Finally Coming Around?

With mass media scrutiny hitting the NCAA hard, they were practically forced to change a very fundamental rule that they've adopted since the beginning, just to stay afloat in completion with other alternative leagues for young college athletes.

Anthony Russo, Staff writer

May 2, 2020

The National Collegiate Athletic Association is a non-profit organization that hosts thousands of college athletes every year for multiple sports which in turn grants the athletes a great amount of notoriety to possibly pursue a professional career.  However, for the 114 years that the NCAA has existed,...

Is Playing One Sport Worth It In the Long Run?

In an era where so much is expected out of young athletes, it is quite convincing to drop all other activities and focus on one sport in order to excel, but is the small advantage worth all of the disadvantages that come along with it?

Anthony Russo, Staff Writer

April 28, 2020

Every young kid at some point has had the dream of playing a sport and becoming the best athlete to ever do it. Although the odds of reaching the peak of the mountain are extremely low, these ambitious kids attempt to give themselves the best odds by specializing in one specific sport. Although research...

MLB The Show 20: This One’s a Homerun

Every year, San Diego Studios adds a cinematic introduction before the game starts up and this year was no different. Starring Javier Baez from the Chicago Cubs, he shows off his impressive defensive abilities in a series of plays.

Anthony Russo, Staff Writer

April 6, 2020

Release Date: March 17, 2020 Developers: San Diego Studios Overall Grade: A San Diego Studios has done it once again. With yet another successful launch, 'MLB The Show 20' is at the top of the sports video game world. With its newest installation boasting refined versions of previous game ...

College Football Coach resigns after pro-Hitler comment

College Football Coach resigns after pro-Hitler comment

Sharon Florez, Staff Writer

March 30, 2020

Crimes against humanity are no joking matter to most people. For Morris Berger, however, Hitler’s “leadership skills” are ideas he personally takes into consideration.  Now former football coach, Berger, was at first suspended for his Hitler comment.   “We are conducting a thorough investi...

Lady Cavalier Flag Football Returns on the Right Foot

The Lady Cavaliers took on the Braddock Bulldogs on Friday, Mar. 7, where the Lady Cavaliers were able to evade the Bulldogs' defense and come away with a 21-0 victory.

Stephanie Andrade, Staff writer

March 12, 2020

The Lady Cavalier Flag Football season has begun and the team is ready for action. Even though the sport of flag football may have a significantly smaller spotlight than boys' tackle football, the Lady Cavaliers are certainly just as dedicated and are willing to show the grit and grind that it takes ...

Cavalier Wrestlers Own Regionals and Aim to Crush It at States

The Coral Gables wrestling team has practiced their technique and the wrestlers have conditioned to be tough, preparing each other for the toughest competition in the state of Florida.

Anthony Russo, Staff writer

March 8, 2020

Marching into the tough spring season, the Cavalier wrestlers are only adding some spring to their step. At the beginning of the 2019-2020 school year, the Coral Gables campus has been under construction, which has been the biggest obstacle for the Cavaliers. Their usual practice location, which was commonly referre...

Cavalier Baseball Aims to Clear the Bases in 2020

Junior Andres Arzola plays the field against the Keys Gate Knights, as he looks to lead the Cavaliers during the 2020 spring baseball season with his passion for the sport.

Audrey Simon, Staff Writer

March 7, 2020

The Cavalier Baseball team is ready to get the ball rolling with the new season at full bloom. Practicing every day after school for a considerable number of hours and conditioning like cross country athletes is only the beginning to their prosperous season. A typical practice for the Cavaliers on t...

The Miami Marlins: Was Yet Another Rebuild Worth the Wait?

The latest renovations at Marlins Park show that the team's new executive leadership is not only embracing change from the team rebuild on the field, but off of the field as well.

Anthony Russo, Staff Writer

March 4, 2020

Ever since the Florida Marlins' 2003 magical playoff run that ended in a World Series title, they have been hovering over mediocrity for nearly two decades. That was the case until the team's former owner, Jeffrey Loria, sold the team in the summer of 2017 for $1.2 billion dollars to the Miami Marlin...

Once a Cavalier, Always a Cavalier: Welcome Back Home, Mr. Wood!

Gables alumnus Max Wood continues to show his Gables pride well beyond his high school years, now working as a substitute teacher and water polo coach.

Ariana Alvarez, Staff Writer

February 28, 2020

You may find him at the pool or you may find him substitute-teaching in the classroom, but what is most surprising, however,is that you can also find him with the senior class of 2014 in the Coral Gables Senior High yearbook. Max Wood, who also goes by the name of Coach Woody, joined the teaching staff...

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