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Boys Basketball Season comes to an end

Boys Basketball Season comes to an end

Samuel Ferguson
March 1, 2016
Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

February 22, 2016 was a sullen day for PMA’s Boys Varsity Basketball Team as they lost their state playoff game to their rivals, Marines Leadership Academy, at Holy Trinity high school. As the seconds ran down on the clock the final score was 60-55, with Marines Leadership Academy taking home the victory...

The Bulls Are #1

The Bulls Are #1

Rickie Ghoston
February 25, 2016
Filed under Other Activities, Sports

Every Chicagoan knows what it is  like to be on top; since 1991 the Chicago Bulls franchise has been putting together championship teams. The first time the Bulls tasted victory was in 1991 when Michael Jordan averaged 31.1 PPG against the Los Angeles Lakers, easily defeating them with a 4-1 series victory. Ever...

Wrestling’s View on Girls

Wrestling’s View on Girls

Yajari Popoca
February 22, 2016
Filed under Sports

The year is 2016, and whether women and girls should be allowed to wrestle is still a debate. On March 22, 1972 the the Equal Rights Amendment for Women was passed, over 40 years ago. Yet, there are attempts being made to ban girls from wrestling on a Co- Ed team when this country is supposed to...

What Happened to Manchester United?

What Happened to Manchester United?

Christian Gutierrez
February 22, 2016
Filed under Other Activities

Manchester United has enjoyed a stellar season this year. They have lifted the title 20 memorable, consecutive times, but this was something you could say about Manchester United three seasons ago. Where did it all go wrong for this Manchester based club? Manchester United has endured a difficult ti...

Is Barcelona On the Way to win another Treble??

Is Barcelona On the Way to win another Treble??

Eduardo Macedonio
February 22, 2016
Filed under Other Activities, Sports

Last year Barcelona made football history by winning all three major trophies possible and becoming the first team to do it for a second time. No other team had ever accomplished such a feat. The “treble” is considered by many to be the ultimate achievement in world football. It is only achieved b...

Is Arsenal ready for MSN?

Christian Gutierrez
February 19, 2016
Filed under Other Activities, Sports

Forget about Valentine's day, the Champions league is back this month! One of the most anticipated games that many have been waiting for is Arenal Vs Barcelona and they play this upcoming wednesday. Arsenal and Barcelona are two of the top teams in their countries; England and Spain respectively. T...

Is the AFC the SEC of the NFL??

Is the AFC the SEC of the NFL??

Anthony Labrado, Sports Editor
February 16, 2016
Filed under Other Activities, Sports

The Broncos earned their victory in Super Bowl 50 with one of the most defensively dominating games in all of football. It is appropriate to say that this was expected all year long. The top contenders in the American Football Conference (AFC) were apparent starting week eight of the NFL season. ...

Russia gets caught in Doping Scandal

Russia gets caught in Doping Scandal

Jose Guel
February 4, 2016
Filed under Other Activities, Sports

On Monday November 9, 2015, Russia has been caught doping their athletes in the Olympics in London after winning 17 track-and-fields medals. Now they are faced with not being able to participate in the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Because of this scandal, they have replaced the old Russian athletics feder...

Peyton Manning, Clay Matthews Identified in HGH allegations

Peyton Manning, Clay Matthews Identified in HGH allegations

Kevin Beccerra
February 1, 2016
Filed under Other Activities, Sports

Al Jazeera recently released a video documentary of the underground world of athletes and performance enhancing drugs. In this documentary former olympic athlete Liam Collins plays off as a runner trying to make a comeback to make it to the Rio Olympics. During the course of the documentary Collins...

Gooners Versus Blues

Gooners Versus Blues

Christian Gutierrez
January 28, 2016
Filed under Other Activities, Sports, Uncategorized

Arsenal vs Chelsea, or the Gooners vs the Blues, is one of the most hottest games in the Premier League when it comes to soccer. On Saturday January 23rd, they played an intensive match that Chelsea eventually won by a winner from forward Diego Costa. The match was one that both teams appreciated after they showed ...

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