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From Stingtown to Wrigley Field

From Stingtown to Wrigley Field

By Juan Rivera, Online Editor-in-Chief

May 19, 2017


Filed under Features, Personality Profiles, Showcase, Sports, Sports Stories

  Many high school athletes dream of getting drafted, or playing “college ball” in whatever their sport may be. However, not many actually get the chance, much less ever get to be part of a World Series-winning organization like the Chicago Cubs, who recently ended a 103-year’s title drought...

Eat, Sleep, Play Sports

Eat, Sleep, Play Sports

By Candace Garcia

April 21, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Stories

“Touchdowwnnnn!” “Goaaaallll” “A homerun!”   Miami High sports fans love all kinds of sports played here at the school. Junior Erik Rivas’s favorite is basketball because “it’s very exciting to watch.” For freshman Ashley Bonilla, football is the sport because peopl...

Queens of Diamonds

Queens of Diamonds

By Gabriela Cruz, Staff Writer

February 22, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Stories

What’s shaped like a diamond, but is orange? If you guessed the softball field, you’re correct! That’s the place where nine girls play together to secure home plate. Softball season is approaching and the girls on the team are anxious for the upcoming games. The girl’s first game was a 12-7...

Soccer at Miami High

Soccer at Miami High

By Natanael Aguirre, Staff Writer

February 22, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Stories

Soccer is the world’s most known sport, and some may consider it the world’s best sport. Every single country has heard of soccer, or football as it is known around the world. The boys soccer team at Miami High had a winning season this year with 9 wins, 7 losses, and 4 ties. The head coach of...

The Baseball Team

By Javier Alvarez

December 20, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports Stories

Baseball season is rapidly approaching, and our Stingaree batters and fielders can’t wait to get out on the baseball field. Even though last season ended at Regionals last May, that doesn’t mean players stopped practicing and stayed home during the off-season. Some players were able to play...

Athlete Life

Athlete Life

December 19, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Stories

Have you ever wondered how the athletes at MHS study and play at the same time? When you think about it, it does seem difficult. Many of them experience the same issues, like keeping up with homework and getting to practice on time. Junior football player Durhan Chavez said, “Sometimes I get too...

Girls Basketball

By Mona Odeh

December 19, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports Stories

The Lady Stings are fired up for another amazing season. “Losing the Regional Finals game to go to state last year made us even hungrier for that state title we’ll be fighting for this year,” said senior Destiny Weldon, who is the only returning starter from last year when the Ladies had a 26-4...

Athletes: Those Who Are and Those Who Aren’t

By Candace Garcia, Staff Writer

October 24, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports Stories

Spending hours of their day working on their craft, student-athletes are important to the school they play for. They represent the school and have very busy schedules. Playing sports in school affects students in different ways. “It takes up most of my time,” said soccer player Marvin Alvarez....

Stings Take The Field

By Jonathan Barrientos, Staff Writer

October 24, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports Stories

The Miami High football team’s performance at the start of the season (1-4 as of Sept. 29) seems to foreshadow a season full of disappointment, but the coach and his players seem to think otherwise. “I think we have great talent. Just because the senior players left, doesn’t mean the team is...

Life of a Student-Athlete

By Oscar Navarro

October 24, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports Stories

  “I can’t wait to get home and take a good nap,” is what many students say after a long day of school. However, to student-athletes, that’s just a dream they will never wake up from. You might believe that your life has been taken over by school, but student-athletes really live the...

JV Volleyball Team

By Andrea Nolasco

October 24, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports Stories

  Practice makes perfect! The girls’ JV volleyball team practices every day after school for 3 hours. They also came in during summer to practice 5 hours every day. The members of the team are being prepared to move up to varsity. They are coached by Mr. Nick Baumgarten, and this is his...

Do athletes have privileges?

Do athletes have privileges?

By Tatyana Garcia

October 24, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports Stories

  In any high school, there always seems to be a group of students that shows more confidence, and it’s very hard not to spot them in the crowd; I’m talking about athletes. No matter what grade level they’re in, athletes are, for the most part, well-known, and you can’t have a high school...

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