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Bears Overcome the Pack

Bears Overcome the Pack

Xavier Martinez
December 16, 2015
Filed under Other Activities, Sports

On Thanksgiving witnessed the revival of a long time rivalry which involves the Chicago Bears and Green bay Packers. The game took place in Lambeau field in which the Chicago Bears came out on top with a 17-13 point victory. Quarterback Jay Cutler had a fantastic game by throwing over 200 yards and one tou...

Phoenix Dominates the Rivalry

Phoenix Dominates the Rivalry

Gregory Boyle
December 8, 2015
Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

The Phoenix boys basketball team played the Marines and intended on beating them for a second time. They succeeded as they came out on top for a 66-56 victory. Freshman Khalid Herron and Senior Xavier Martinez were huge factors in the game, both contributing 4 rebounds and 3 blocks. The contes...

Why they play

Starie Brown
December 7, 2015
Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

  Phoenix Military Academy has had a girls basketball team since 2006 for those who take a special interest in the sport by encouraging them to join the team. “I just like to play basketball, it’s a challenging and competitive sport that I enjoy to play. There are people who inspire m...

Bowling comes up short against Taft

Bowling comes up short against Taft

Mayra Barrios
December 3, 2015
Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

The boys bowling team game was on  November 23 against Taft High School at Waveland Bowl. In Taft’s bowling team bowlers score above a 200. Rowland Paris is the boys coach for the bowling team. “My favorite part about being a bowling coach is getting guys to comment as a team” said Coach Par...

Girls Basketball on the rise

Jamel Gooden
December 3, 2015
Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

The girls basketball team had tryouts with 20 girls who participated. “I feel great about the the season so far because we had about 20 girls come to tryouts. We have 12 girls on the roster that are highly motivated,” said Coach Sgt Hurley. They hope to have a good season based off the fac...

Where did the Defense Go?

Where did the Defense Go?

Anthony Labrado, Sports Editor
December 2, 2015
Filed under Editorials, Fall Sports, Sports

The Firebirds have had four winning seasons in a row, with three possible chances to go into the IHSA playoffs. However, it has always been stopped-short due to one loss. Many people believe that this is the cause of a wavering offense that has fell to graduating seniors and the injury of our form...

Volleyball State Run hits abrupt loss

Gladis Martinez
November 30, 2015
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Uncategorized

The girls volleyball team played their last game on Monday October 26, 2015 against Holy Trinity High School. It was a very close game for both teams, but Trinity got the win 25-23. For the entire Phoenix volleyball team. Thier loss had a huge impact especially for Senior Maria Jimenez and Junior Lesley...

Rolling to Success

Rickie Ghoston
November 30, 2015
Filed under Sports

PMA bowling team is trying to make 2016 yet another successful year. Last year The boys bowling team won their conference going undefeated and placing 5th in the city playoffs out of 13 teams, and the girls had equal success by placing 1st in their division. “This sport helps you clear your ...

El Clasico

El Clasico

Kevin Beccerra
November 30, 2015
Filed under Other Activities, Sports, Uncategorized

This Saturday one of the biggest games in the world will take place. Europe’s giants, FC Barcelona and Real Madrid C. F., will be facing each other in a very important game that could help decide the fate of their season. Currently Barcelona is three points ahead of Madrid in the La Liga table, but th...

The Firebirds Basketball team are outfitted with new Attire

Gregory Boyle
November 24, 2015
Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

After many years, Phoenix has bought new basketball team jerseys, jumpsuits, and socks. Correspondingly the Away jerseys are colored different, at first it was red now it's black with the secondary color of red. The boys and girls basketball team is very excited to receive their new uniforms. “I rea...

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