The Student News Site of Dr. Michael M. Krop

The Lightning Strike

The Student News Site of Dr. Michael M. Krop

The Lightning Strike

The Student News Site of Dr. Michael M. Krop

The Lightning Strike

THE BIG WIN: Krop’s soccer team celebrates a goal during the game, stretching their winning streak.

Boys soccer team makes lightning strike

Allyzon Lopez, Staff Writer May 10, 2024

With great wins, come great losses. This winter season the boys’ soccer team made it to regionals. With new players to the team and a new coach, the team played until the very last minute.    This...

Caron Schiffman: A hero in disguise

Joshua Sadov, Feature and Managing Editor May 10, 2024

For 25 years, Coach Caron Schiffman has used sports and coaching to teach life lessons and brighten the days of her students.    “People ask me, ‘Why don't you retire?’ and I tell them that...

Florida horses are sprinting to concerning complications

Florida horses are sprinting to concerning complications

Talia Robbins, Opinion Editor May 8, 2024

South Florida has long been known for its animal sports, such as horse racing. However, this seemingly harmless activity contains a complex web of ethical, and moral issues that call for us to reconsider...

FIERCE: Nathan Adras on the mat, wrestling an opponent.

Defeating the undefeated

Joshua Sadov, Feature and Managing Editor May 8, 2024

Senior Nathan Adras shook the high school wrestling world by taking down the undefeated, four-time state champion, Sawyer Bartelt at the Wrestling State Championship Tournament. Despite eventually losing...

COMMITMENT: The outfield and scoreboard at the new ‘Paul Barrios Field.’

Krop baseball’s new devotion

Jake DeAngelis, Sports Editor April 24, 2024

At a ceremony held before the team’s opening game against Hialeah Gardens High School, the Krop baseball field was officially dedicated as “Paul Barrios Field” in honor of Coach Barrios’ commitment...

Boys and girls bowling roll into states after district win

Boys and girls bowling roll into states after district win

Valentine Purcell, Staff Writer October 28, 2023

On Monday, Oct. 23, Krop’s girls and boys bowling team arrived at the North District Championship at the AMF Bowling Tournament. The girls team won first place, boys won second, and both teams are now...

ON THE FIELD - Krops Lightning Varsity football team and coach at their home opener on Thursday, Aug. 24.

Lightning Strikes as Krop’s football team wins their first game of the season

Alexis Chery, Opinion Editor August 30, 2023

     On Thursday, Aug. 24, the Krop Lightning varsity football team won their first game of the season against Miami High 28 to 14 at Ives Estates Park.       Although they were down eight points...

Top ten unspoken rules in sports

Evelie St-Louis, Staff Writer March 3, 2023

Every sport has a set of rules that most of us are familiar with. However, these unspoken rules are some we may be unfamiliar with.  Tennis  Tennis players are told not to start a match while...

Football makes history with district win

Tiffany Brito and Leila Charles March 3, 2023

For the first time in Krop’s history, the Varsity Football team has won back-to-back district championship titles. After a rocky start to the season, the Lightning football team won four consecutive...

Coach Cap’s big buzzcut

Daniella Froimzon, Feature Editor March 3, 2023

Head football Coach Thomas Caporale, better known as “Coach Cap,”  lost a bet to the varsity football team which resulted in him getting his hair shaved by the students themselves.  The buzzing...

Dawn of the Planet of The Games

Lucchesi Vieux, Staff Writer March 3, 2023

Esports gaming has evolved from taking place inside technical studios in universities and auditoriums, to large conventions and venues around the world. With the industry set to increase in size and variety...

Girl’s bowling teams rolls out the win

Josh Katz, Managing Editor March 3, 2023

The Girls Bowling team has maintained a 6-1 record as they get ready for the GMAC tournament and districts this coming week.  Their coach, Amy McMillan, said their success comes from having four returners...

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