The Long-Awaited Return

The Long-Awaited Return

Kendall Hyatt, Staff Reporter

September 29, 2020

For months, football fans have been yearning for the return of their beloved professional sport. As of a couple of weeks ago with the Chiefs vs Texans opener: "it’s back!" The NFL is back and ready for action. This season, football is still not completely back to normal. What has been throwing off...

Fans in sports?

Varsity volleyball players during their game against Tarpon.

Lexis Barnes, Staff Reporter

September 18, 2020

Will fans be allowed in sports this season? That depends on the sport. This 2020 - 2021 school year, games will be different. Fans will be limited. Masks will be enforced for all fans during the time you are in the building.   Football and volleyball are allowed 25% capacity of the fans th...

Sports Cut Short

Cleats used for softball games.

Kendall Hyatt, Staff Reporter

September 4, 2020

School is back and so are the beloved sports but in a different condition. How do some of the students and staff feel about these changes? How have they changed? What are they doing to stay healthy and continue the season?  Across the globe, this pandemic has impacted ou...

52nd Annual Snowball Derby

52nd Annual Snowball Derby

Eli Thompson, Staff Reporter

December 19, 2019

With rain on the horizon, and the qualifying round about to start, runners in the 52nd annual Snowball Derby knew that they weren’t going to be making it to work following their Sunday evening race.  Derek Thorn rolled off the grid on the pole with Cole Butcher and Corey Lajoie rounding out t...

Powderpuff girls take the field

Katelyn Richards ‘22 and Raven Aliberto ‘22 
following their Game 3 win.

Delaney Wildermuth, Staff Reporter

September 17, 2019

It’s Homecoming season, Palm Harbor! Time to show some spirit, watch some football, and dress to the nines. To prepare, Mr. Mullaney and the Powderpuff crew worked with the girls for weeks before their September 10 game.  Until about 5 years ago, the girls flag football game at Palm Harbor was ann...

Dreams do come true

Dreams do come true

Chaetan Prabhu and Jake McMullen

April 2, 2019

Signing with a college is one of the most important moments in a softball player’s career. There are plenty of factors to consider, and many influences on a player’s decision. Some players choose their dream school, while others choose schools that provide them with the opportunities they’re looking...

Super Bowl LIII Prediction

Chaetan Prabhu, Photographer

December 20, 2018

Every single year there’s always the same old argument with the same old questions; Who’s going to be the next Super Bowl winner? Will the Patriots win yet again? Just like how stats will always be stats, the Patriots, are 22nd in yards per game defensively. The Rams are currently second in yards per g...

Love for the sport

Grace Mercer, Staff Reporter

December 20, 2018

People can be inspired, influenced, and demonstrate love for a sport. Kyle Romero (‘19) learned to swim and love the sport gradually in a different way. “My parents don’t know how to swim, yet they made me take swimming when I was younger. In the end, I had a natural feel for the water and was...

The sanctioning of lacrosse for Pinellas County

Sophia Sesi (‘20), a lacrosse player from PHU, played in a recruiting tournament over the summer with her travel Tampa Tropics in West Palm Beach.

Justine Nguyen, Staff Reporter

December 20, 2018

Lacrosse is a sport that almost everyone knows of, and most people know at least one person who plays the sport. However, in Pinellas County, lacrosse is still currently a club sport, and it is not yet an official school sport. The Pinellas Lacrosse Alliance, also known as the PLA, is trying to sancti...

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