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Sports offer fans ‘virtual seats’ to games amid COVID restrictions

October 20, 2020 3:04pm | Nathaniel Timoll, ‘22

Virtual reality is mostly known for computer simulation used in malls for virtual roller coaster rides that give you excitement, and first person view horror games that create suspense and thriller, but that’s not the extent of virtual reality. Sports have adapted the use of […]

Girls lacrosse team at-risk of facing possible lack of equipment

March 2, 2020 5:32pm | Katherine Posada, '20

As Spring approaches, the girls lacrosse team has been preparing for their new season and for some -seniors particularly- their last season here. Throughout the years, the team has had many difficulties and many setbacks, but they almost faced their biggest yet: lack of equipment. […]

Triumphs and setbacks: A highlight of Parkdale’s Boys’ Basketball team top games of the season

March 2, 2020 3:47pm | Shawn Williams, ‘21

The 2019-20 basketball season started off questionable with a 75-61 loss to Fredrick Douglass, but they quickly turned around with back to back wins against La Plata and College Park Academy. Going into the start of their first conference game, the team had to face […]

Parkdale Cheer Elite takes risks, wins trophies, redefines the word ‘sport’

March 2, 2020 1:24pm | Yesenia Viveros-Saavedra, '20

On Feb. 1, Parkdale’s cheer team came in second place in a PG County Cheerleading Invitational. This is the first year in a few where Parkdale Cheer Elite has competed “on mat,” as the cheer term goes, and the second trophy they’ve received this season.  […]

NBA legend Kobe Bryant leaves behind legacy of compassion

February 28, 2020 3:10pm | Leonel Guerrero, ‘20

On  Jan. 26, one the best and the most loved NBA All-Stars Kobe Bryant was killed in a horrific helicopter accident, along with his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others. In honor of his legacy, we compiled some of his most memorable contributions to the […]

Baseball legend Derek Jeter’s nominated for Hall of Fame

February 27, 2020 2:06pm | Guadalupe Vidal, '22

On Jan 21st, the “National Baseball Hall of Fame ” announced that Derek Jeter will be on the ballot for the 2020 Baseball hall of fame. Jeter was voted in with 99.7 percent making him the second-highest voting mark. It still remains a mystery on […]

Nationals become World Series champions

December 5, 2019 2:06pm | Ashley Vazquez Ramos, '20

On October 30th, The Washington Nationals made history by winning their first World Series championship. The team had not made it to the World Series since almost 100 years prior in 1924. The Nationals won against the Houston Astros with a score of six to two.  […]

Parkdale girls soccer team wins regional finals

November 5, 2019 11:20pm | Ashley Vazquez Ramos, 20'

The girls varsity team at Parkdale dominated the field this season with an overall record of 10-1. On Tuesday October 29th, the team made regional finals and won with a score of 2-1, crowning them as Regional Champions. “These girls work hard. When I’m there […]

Mighty Panthers’ losses could be caused by more than players’ skills

November 4, 2019 9:19pm | Catherine Reyes 20'

The Mighty Panthers have gone through many losses over the years– although we did see a win during this year’s homecoming game against the Bladensburg Mustangs with the score  14-0 (go, Panthers!). However, compared to the amount of losses they’ve suffered before, what possible reasons […]

Former UMD coach returns home, attracts talent

March 29, 2019 3:26pm | Andy Moreno, 19'

Former Alabama University Offensive Coordinator Mike Locksley has brought his talents back home and is now the head football coach for the University of Maryland Terps. Locksley is a Maryland native who played for Towson University. He began his coaching career at the University of […]