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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 ...

Leicester City: From Relegation Survivors to Title Competitors

Leicester City: From Relegation Survivors to Title Competitors

Eduardo Macedonio
January 28, 2016
Filed under Other Activities, Sports

It was May 24, 2015 and Leicester City found themselves going against Queens Park Rangers. It was the last game of the season and Leicester City wanted to end the 2014-15 season with a victory. It was lost after lost and they barely managed any wins. In the end they managed to stay up and were 6 points fr...

Phoenix Military Academy Reaches Semi-Finals in Christmas Tournament

Jamel Gooden
January 27, 2016
Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

The boys basketball team went to Crane high school to compete in the christmas tournament during the break, which was through December 26th-December 30th. The team went 2-3 in the tournament losing in the semi-finals to Collins by 20 points. “We could've played more courageous and better as a team,” s...

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