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Competing for the gold

They journeyed to Pompano Beach for the Florida State High School Track and Field Region competition at Blanche Ely High School. The first four finishers in each event advanced to the finals at Bradenton IMG Academy on May 6 and ...

‘The Art of Championship’

The KROMA Art Gallery, located at 3628 Grand Ave. in Coconut Grove, will showcase the NBA “Legends of Basketball – We Made this Game,” a Miami Heat NBA collage series by Erika King, until May 13. King is also offering ...

Lady Bulls district champs

The Miami Northwestern Lady Bulls corralled the competition to capture the District 15-4A Track and Field Championship at Tropical Park last Thursday. It was yet another District title in a string of championships for the Lady Bulls under Coach Carmen ...

Gaining respect with wins

The Miami Edison High School Lady Red Raiders swept through Miami-Dade County Public Schools’ inaugural flag football season undefeated. A string of four preseason tournament wins and eight regular season victories led the Lady Red Raiders to the District 15-1A ...

Team Warriors defeat the Bulls, 30-28

On March 31, the Miramar PAL 13 under Team Warriors coached by Jamal Williams defeated the Bulls with a 2 point victory of 30-28 at the Miramar Youth Enrichment Center, to remain undefeated with an 11-0

American High School cheerleaders go to nationals

The American Senior High School Patriots 2016 Competition Cheerleading Squad is fired up and ready to go as they prepare for the Florida Cheer & Dance Association (FCDA) National Cheerleading Competition on Saturday, April 23, in Orlando. This year, the ...

Lady Red Raiders on a roll

The Miami Edison High School Lady Red Raiders have made an undefeated run in Miami-Dade County Public Schools’ inaugural flag football season. Four preseason tournament wins and six regular season victories thrust the Lady Red Raiders in a frontrunner’s role ...

Miami sports mascots unite for celebration

The fur and feathers were flying when the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB) launched its annual Miami Sports & Wellness Month. The event, sponsored by Citibank, started with the Miami Mascot Madness Kick-off Race at Museum Park in ...

Riding the track to excellence

Local Miami resident Jalen Isaiah Reeves was recently awarded a scholarship to attend Nova Southeastern University’s USchool Preparatory for Academics/Athletics. As the 2016-17 school year begins, Jalen will enroll as a ninth grader. He has researched possible college choices, which ...

The challenges of a coach

High school athletic directors and coaches are haunted by a daunting challenge: money, as in adequate compensation, or the lack thereof. The problem frequently inhibits the progress and success of high school athletic programs because of a restricted ability to ...

No off-season for coaches

Athletic coaches don’t find a whole lot of down time during their respective off-seasons. So, while the likes of baseball, volleyball and track and field play out their seasons with an eye on the ultimate prize of a state championship, ...

Opa-locka honors Andre Johnson

Opa-locka commissioners recently presented NFL wide receiver Andre Johnson a proclamation for his achievements in football and for his humanitarian contributions off the field. Johnson will also have the football field at Ingram Park named after him, courtesy of a ...

Bulls making things happen

There is more to high school sports than many might imagine: equipment; participants in good academic standing; those who have passed physical examinations. Then there are coaches, practices, opponents to stage competitive contests; facilities for the games, meets and matches. ...

‘Magic’ promotes good health and education to all students

NBA great Earvin “Magic” Johnson surprised middle and high school students at a Miami public charter school on Friday. The three-time NBA MVP visited Miami’s Sports Leadership and Management (SLAM!) Charter School to discuss the importance of healthy lifestyles and ...

Kayvon Webster receives key to the county from Commissioner Jordan

Denver Broncos cornerback and Super Bowl champion Kayvon Webster received the key to the county at the March 8 Miami-Dade County Commission meeting from Commissioner Barbara J. Jordan, who also presented him with a district commendation. Webster accepted the honor ...