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Bulls on the run

Bulls on the run

Xavier Martinez
January 15, 2016
Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

The Chicago Bulls have been on a tear lately especially after picking up a win against the Boston Celtics. They are currently on a 6 game win streak and have scored more than 100 points in 9 straight games. Jimmy Butler has been a large part of it due to his All-Star play, Derrick Rose also seems healthi...

The Bowlers Life

December 17, 2015
Filed under Features, Sports, Winter Sports

Angelica Risper 16 years old in tenth grade choose bowling because it is a stress reliever and it is the easiest sport  to do with the friends that have grown up with since middle school. She has been bowling for about eight years. In those many  years of bowling Risper learned that bowling was her be...

New Boys Basketball Coach is hoping to take the team to new heights

Jamell Gooden
December 16, 2015
Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

This season Phoenix will have a new coach for the boys basketball team, which could be big for the new talent the team have coming in. Over the past 3 season they’ve had 3 coaches which isn’t a good thing considering they haven't won conference never before. “I think it will be different this season ...

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...

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...

Shooting for the Stars

Starie Brown
November 23, 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 me to become ...

The Try-outs begin

The Try-outs begin

Rickie Ghoston
November 5, 2015
Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

On the week of October 21 in the small gym, PMA had a tryout for any boys or girls that wished to wrestle. This year's Wrestling try outs are very different than any other sport tryouts. The only way to make the team is to simply get past conditioning. It sounds pretty easy, but many of the peopl...

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