Local Sports

Dillard High School quarterback Zamir Jones named 50th Annual Soul Bowl MVP

Dillard High School quarterback Zamir Jones was named the game’s MVP after winning the 50th annual Soul Bowl 61 to 14 against rival Blanche Ely High School. Jones completed 7 of his 14 passes for a total of 130 yards and three touchdowns. The Panthers are the only Broward County team to end the regular season with an unbeaten record of 10-0 and are headed into the playoffs this week to face Lely High School (at Dillard) from Collier County in Naples. […]

Local Sports

Dolphins win Rivalry Against Jets

     The Jets came into Sunday’s game 1-6, and even though the Dolphins were 0-7, there was no way they were going to let the Jets come into their house and beat them. The Dolphins got off to a good start, having a 21 to 12 lead at halftime. This is head coach Brian Flores first win this season, and it was against a rival. How does it feel coach? “It feels good. The first thing I would say is players win games. We coach them but players win games,” he says. “That group, they did a really nice job today. We didn’t get off to the best start; but like all year, we’ve dealt with a lot of adversity and these guys know how to deal with that and they came back, and we played well after that slow start.” […]

National Sports

Legendary Olympic Athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos Earn Induction into U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame

Their selection to the Hall of Fame, an honor based on character, conduct, and off-field contributions, comes 51 years after the U.S. Olympic Committee — and much of White America — vilified the heroes. “It sends the message that maybe we had to go back in time and make some conscious decisions about whether we were right or wrong,” Carlos told USA Today. “They’ve come to the conclusion that, ‘Hey man, we were wrong. We were off base in terms of humanity relative to the human rights era.’” […]