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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 […]

Origins of lacrosse help players push harder

March 1, 2018 2:05pm | Skylar Eury, ‘18

Lacrosse may often times be associated as a “white people sport,” but the origins of the spring season sport could surprise many. Originating as a Native American sport and referred to as “stickball,” lacrosse was mainly seen as a way to toughen up young warriors […]

Chloe Kim makes snowboarding cool again

March 1, 2018 1:47pm | Ashia Moore, ‘18

Before the age of 18, Chloe Kim is growing in fame, getting shouted out by her favorite singer on Instagram, and causing Gordon Ramsey to storm off stage because of her food choices.  That’s a lot of accomplishments for someone who hasn’t even graduated high […]

Boys’ Lacrosse prepares for the upcoming season

February 13, 2018 1:35pm | Dare Abayomi, '18

Parkdale’s Boys Lacrosse program that will change everyone’s expectations on how well they’re going to perform. The first ever season in Spring 2017 was a new beginning for boys’ lacrosse.  They are looking forward to a new turn-around towards, the new head coach tenth grade […]