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Marjory Stoneman Douglas Football Has Started 2-0 In First Season Since Parkland Tragedy

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Here’s something to put a smile on your face:

Fox News-The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School football team won their home opener this weekend, but the victory was bittersweet.

The Eagles paid tribute to the 17 victims of the Feb. 14 massacre on the Parkland, Fla. campus, with the number 17 displayed on the field and on every player’s helmet.

The tributes carried over to the scoreboard.

Douglas, now 2-0 on the season, beat South Broward on Friday night — by exactly 17 points, 23-6.


I can only imagine what those kids have been through, but sports have this weird way of bringing everyone together to cheer for a common goal in unthinkable situations like this.

The interview with the MSD QB after the game was phenomenal, as it was brought up they won by 17, a very special number for the school:

Of course, one of the heroes from the tragedy was assistant football coach Aaron Feis:

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Sports rule.