Sports

April 18, 2021

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Coral Springs officials are considering bringing on a former Miami Dolphins player to run football camps for youth and adults. Under a proposal being considered this week, Chris Chambers, a former wide receiver who played 10 seasons in the National Football League including ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – For Ilana Stein, the memories of her father -- the late athletic director at J.P. Taravella High School in Coral Springs -- are in photos all over her home. They appear in the news articles she sees online about Jason Stein’s legacy of getting students involved in sports to ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Just in time for Spring Break, Cypress Pool will be open March 20-26 with a limited number of 60 visitors per session on a first-come, first-served basis, the city announced this week on social media. The water playground will also be limited to 10 visitors at a time, and the ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – At age 57, Steve Simmons still likes to ride on a skateboard, although these days, he prefers the electric version. The longtime Coral Springs resident has skateboarded since he was a teenager and believes the sport is a way to bring the young and old together. “It’s truly ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School girls soccer team won yet another decisive game this week, winning in a regional championship and advancing to a state competition. The girls advanced on Tuesday with a tightly contested win over Vero Beach High School in a game that ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The Stoneman Douglas girls' soccer team defeated Boca High School in the regional semifinal playoff game by a score of 3-2 in extra time on Friday night. Samantha Novik scored a long free kick to tie the game at 1-1. Grace Keane scored a long goal to tie the game 2-2 sending the ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The Stoneman Douglas boys' soccer team defeated Park Vista of Lake Worth in the regional quarterfinal playoff game by a score of 3-2 on Wednesday. Maxwell Weston, Cole Irimi, and Daniel Linares each scored a goal to secure the win for the Eagles.  Goaltender Bruno De Falco had 6 ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The Stoneman Douglas girls' soccer team defeated Park Vista of Lake Worth in the regional playoff game by a score of 3-1 on Tuesday evening. Mia Engelbart scored 2 goals and Emily Burke scored 1 goal to secure the win for the Eagles.  The win improved the Eagles' record to 7-2 ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The Stoneman Douglas girls' soccer team defeated Coral Glades High School to win the district championship by a score of 4-0 on Monday evening. The shutout improved the Lady Eagles' record to 6-2 on the season.  Goals were scored by Kendall Slack, Francesca Lozano, Alexis ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Coral Springs decided what to do with basketball courts at Cypress Park. A popular Coral Springs basketball league president was hospitalized for Covid-19 complications. And a “code red” incident at a Parkland school triggered lockdown and police response from across the ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Coral Springs Basketball Club president Richie Fraiman is used to watching teams battle it out on the hardwood or the cement courts at Mullins Park. The long-time Coral Springs youth basketball volunteer now finds himself in a battle against Covid-19 at Broward Health Coral ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – In the end, the battle between basketball courts and pickleball courts at Cypress Park in Coral Springs didn’t change much. Coral Springs pretty much stuck to its original plan: keeping the eight pickleball courts at the park and building new basketball courts across the ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – From his house, Dean Morrison has a front-row seat to the debate on where to place the former basketball courts at Cypress Park in Coral Springs. He’s lived in the Maplewood section of the city since 1992, across a canal from the park where he said basketball players used ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Coral Springs Charter School senior Chandler Gentile gave a pep talk to her cheerleading squad before they took the floor for their state routine on Friday. “I just told the girls to leave it all on the mat,” said Gentile, who is a four-year member of the team and co-captain ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The Stoneman Douglas varisty soccer teams are off and running on their 2020-2021 season after a December delay due to the coronavirus pandemic. The MSD Boys have dropped their first two games of the season, falling 2-0 to Pembroke Pines Charter School and 3-2 to Fort Lauderdale ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Marjory Stoneman Douglas Head Football Coach Quentin Short was recently named Miami Dolphins High School Coach of the Week by the Miami Dolphins Foundation. Short began the season with two consecutive wins as the MSD head coach. MSD, which also serves students from Coral ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – This fall, the Covid-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on sports programs in Coral Springs and other Broward County schools, forcing teams to cancel games and leading to “triple-digit” infection cases. And the upcoming high school sports seasons aren’t looking much ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – The much-anticipated football clash between two Coral Springs high schools for the city championship was canceled Thursday due to a Covid-19-related issue. Both Coral Glades and Coral Springs teams had been eliminated from the Class 8A Silver Division Tri-County playoffs, so ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – This fall, some of the best Coral Springs high school sports moments didn’t just play out on football fields or school gymnasiums. They also happened at bowling alleys as local school bowling teams competed in the growing but lesser-known sport which continued on in the ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Leonard Weaver is no stranger to adversity. After making the Pro Bowl in 2009 after being dubbed the league’s top fullback, his NFL career was over after his first carry of the 2010 season. His career ended abruptly after he tore his ACL while being stopped at the line of ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL - For the first time in the school’s 16-year history, the Coral Glades High School football team is headed to the postseason. The No. 4 seeded Jaguars are playing in a Tri-County tournament and are in the Class 8A Silver Level where they will host No. 5 ranked Miami High on ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Bill Fisher has been running soccer tournaments throughout Florida for a dozen years, but never had to go through a pandemic. After sitting down with Coral Springs Parks and Recreation Department officials on Monday, Fisher is waiting to find out if he gets the go-ahead to ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Senior Night was a good night for MSD Football, and Stoneman Douglas is off to a perfect start after two weeks. The Eagles are now 2-0 after comfortably handling Coral Glades by a score of 28-3 on Thursday. Nick Dobbs led the defense with 10 tackles and 2 batted balls, while Matt ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The Stoneman Douglas football team earned a hard-fought road victory over Coral Springs High School on Thursday evening with a score of 14-6. "Our defense played phenomenal. We won the game tonight because of our defense," said Coach Quentin Short. The Douglas defense suffocated ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Since converting the basketball courts to pickleball courts at Cypress Park in Coral Springs, the city recreation staff has tried to figure out where to rebuild the basketball courts. Last week, they finally arrived at a solution: at least one full court will be constructed ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – At one of Coral Springs’ largest parks, the rows of basketball courts have been replaced with pickleball courts. The replacement at Cypress Park caused some basketball players to push city officials to find a way to add basketball courts somewhere else in the park at 1301 ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Since Aug. 22, one of the main pools at the Coral Springs Aquatic Complex has remained closed due to a broken pump which caused the water temperature to rise. As a temporary fix, the city spent $7,400 to purchase two aerators to circulate water into the chillers to bring the ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Coral Springs park crews have replaced the basketball courts at Cypress Park with pickleball courts. The project happened in recent weeks after city commissioners gave the go-ahead earlier this summer following years of complaints from nearby residents and park visitors that ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – If you played field sports at Coral Springs’ parks over the past few decades, chances are Ronnie Hayward had a hand in keeping those fields trimmed, clean, and simply looking good. Hayward, who worked as the city’s park services coordinator/turf manager, has died suddenly, ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – The athletic director of J.P. Taravella High School, Jason Stein, died Thursday of complications related to Covid-19, the school’s principal announced on social media. “JPT Trojan Family our Beloved, Coach Stein, has passed away today due to complications from COVID,” ...

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