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Lacrosse team suffers as field stays unkempt

May 4, 2018 1:18pm | Skylar Eury, ‘18

Lacrosse is a new sport to [most of] PG County, and at Parkdale in particular the boys’ and girls’ teams are on the rise. Last year, the season was pretty smooth sailing, and the athletes were learning to challenge themselves with a completely new sport. […]

Parkdale baseball hopes to win it all

May 4, 2018 1:05pm | Michael Blocker, 18’

The Parkdale Panthers baseball team has been a tough team to beat in the division 4A for the past two years, and this year is no different. The Panthers went to the 4A championship two years ago and lost to Bowie High School in a […]

Who will make it to the 2018 NBA championships?

May 4, 2018 12:49pm | Christopher Wright, '18

The NBA playoffs is underway and the question everyone is asking is: are there any teams that can prevent yet another Cavs-Warriors matchup in the finals? The Houston Rockets look to be the best team in the West with a record of (65-17) heading into […]

Coach Watson reaches 100 wins as Lady Panthers’ head coach

March 8, 2018 1:45pm | Dare Abayomi, '18

The day of the Parkdale Girls Basketball program when they blew out Northwestern 68-28 on January 30 was not only a big deal for the team but also for the head coach Coach Watson’s career reached a new level that night, as he coached the […]

Boys’ Basketball season proved to be a rough one

March 8, 2018 1:41pm | Michael Blocker, '18

Expectations for Parkdale Boys’ Basketball  were high for the season, based on their  successful 2016-2017 season. Leading the charge this season were Samuel Obasi (SF,PF), Christopher Maidoh (SF,PF), Kanari Smith (SF,SG), Abdul Ojulari (PG), and Elijah Jeter (SG), the Panthers starting five.  Although the strong […]

Lady Panthers have successful season; fall short in playoffs

March 8, 2018 1:30pm | Chris Wright, '18

The Parkdale Girls Basketball team, also known as the “Lady Panthers,” had a good run last year, making it to the second round of the playoffs before losing to Eleanor Roosevelt 62-46. Last season, Parkdale had a record of 20-5 with their team’s leading scorer […]

Prediction: Golden State Warriors will win the 2018 NBA Championships

March 8, 2018 1:16pm | Michael Kalu, '18

Steph Curry. Kevin Durant. Draymond Green.  Just start calling them champions. Golden State Warriors will, without a doubt, win this year’s championship. From chemistry between the players to consistent ball movement, the Warriors just keep getting better. ESPN NBA Team Stats  show Golden State is […]

Parkdale baseball may spend time away from home

March 6, 2018 2:02pm | Manuel Luis '18

Parkdale High School’s Baseball team may face difficulties this spring season, traveling all of Prince George’s County to play as their home field is currently under development. After the addition of Coach William Poulakos in the 2016 season, Parkdale’s Baseball team took a huge turn, […]

2018’s Winter Olympic Games recap

March 6, 2018 1:46pm | Laprence Kitt '19

The Winter Olympics is an international major sport events that lets people from around the globe perform in front of millions of people showcasing their hours of training and dedication. This year’s Winter Olympics were held in Pyeongchang and over 2,000 medals were awarded. After […]

UEFA Champions League brings out underdogs and pros

March 1, 2018 2:19pm | Felipe Guzman, '18

Everyone has a favorite team in a specific sport and there will always be that one tournament that you just can’t wait to watch. One of the most competitive and watched tournaments around the world is the UEFA Champions League. The Champions league is always […]