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Home Vs. Guest: Does it make a difference?

Rachel Kostyukovsky, Staff Writer January 31, 2022

Does playing at home influence an athlete’s performance as opposed to playing as a guest? The famous question regarding “home-field advantage” has had its fair share of popularity in the sports industry....

Watch from home

Watch from home

Elizabeth Froimzon, Sports Editor February 22, 2021

Since the start of the 2020-2021 season, Krop sports games have been live streamed and recorded so friends and family of student athletes can join and watch the games digitally and safely from home. Other...

Black Lives Matter scores again

Black Lives Matter scores again

Ryan Curtis, Opinion Editor October 26, 2020

The #BlackLivesMatter movement has seen a resurgence in 2020 after George Floyd, a 46-year-old unarmed black man, was killed by a Minneapolis police officer. Immediately afterwards, protests and riots...

Krop Basketball Beats NMB

Krop Basketball Beats NMB

Ryan Curtis and Ryan Curtis January 28, 2020

With a refuse- to-lose mentality, Krop basketball rode behind their two leading scorers -Tyson Civil and DeShawn Joseph, to beat North Miami Beach High 51-37 after being down two at halftime. On the...

Where the Dolphins stand Post Draft

Where the Dolphins stand Post Draft

Aidan Singer May 30, 2019

In the official NFL power rankings, the Miami Dolphins rank last at #32. After missing the playoffs again with a 7-9 season, the Dolphins have planned to rebuild the for the long run rather than hoping...

Krop Volleyball’s Season Comes to an End

Ryan Curtis May 29, 2019

After facing injury and struggles, the 16-5 boys varsity volleyball team overcame issues and advanced as far as regional finals. Starting the season off hot at a 10-0 put the team at sixth in the state,...

Boston Celtics player gordon Hayward takes a shot in a game against the Charlotte Hornets. on Oct. 2. Hayward injured his leg on Oct. 17, inhibiting him to play for the remainder of the season.

Athletic injuries on the rise

Thomas Perl, Guest Writer December 7, 2017

On Oct. 17, 2017, as the entire basketball world watched the opening night of the NBA season, the buzz and hype slowed down and concern skyrocketed when Boston Celtics superstar Gordon Hayward suffered...

Football fans around the country entertain themselves with competitive and casual fantasy football leagues every year.

Football behind a screen

Alexis Sanford, staff writer October 13, 2017

Fantasy football entails picking real players to create a fake team and earn points through their performance on the field. If your team scores more points than your competitors team, you win. There are...

Students start sports website

Students start sports website

Federico Waldman and Ethan Curtis June 1, 2017

Four months ago, Juniors Pablo Rosero and Jordan Artzy created a new sports website called to navigate and share their sports opinions. “We were just two people who were interested...

El Clasico in Miami

El Clasico in Miami

Alexis Sanford June 1, 2017

Real Madrid and Barcelona will meet in a preseason exhibition at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami on July 29. El Clasico, the rivalry between Real Madrid and Barcelona, began May 13, 1902 when Barcelona took...

Coach Garcias All Star Basketball camp

Coach Garcia’s All Star Basketball camp

Tiffany Schram June 1, 2017

Starting in June, Krop will host the third annual All-Star basketball camp. The first week starts on June 12th through the 16th and the second week begins from June 19th through the 23rd. Boys and girls...

Where does the money come from?

Where does the money come from?

Federico Waldman May 24, 2017

When professional teams need to pay for equipment, they just turn to their big investors and boom! It's there. But at Krop it's much different. Players and coaches have to raise the money they need to...

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