The Phoenix Chronicle

New Track Team

New Track Team

Jalen Johnson, Reporter

March 6, 2020

Get excited because there is a new track team at PMA. In the month of November, Phoenix Military Academy started a brand new track team. Coach Tramil wanted to start the team and there were students interested after hearing announcements and seeing posters encouraging them to join. Some of these students...

Curin’s Trench Warriors

Karen Montalvo

March 4, 2020

The wrestling team is one of the most successful sports teams at Phoenix. A big attribute to that has been Coach Curin and his support team.  “Seeing these athletes improve and have success, and watching that success become contagious throughout the entire wrestling team,” said Curin about his fav...

Conor McGregor

Sotero Rodriguez, reporter

February 14, 2020

McGregor returns to the Octagon! UFC 246 was an important fight card simply because of McGregor’s long awaited return to the octagon. McGregor was set to face off against ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone on Jan. 18, 2020 for a welterweight bout. Cerrone is considered a pioneer in the MMA sport because he has the...

The Archery Team takes their shot!

Cindy Nunez

March 20, 2019

Over the holidays the archery team had a competition, and many of them broke their own records and won third place overall. Senior Jacqueline Ortiz and Jeffrey Ren practiced and prepared everyday for their competition and their hard work paid off. Upon going to the competition the archers felt prepared as they ...

Meet the new coach!

Meet the new coach!

D'ajahnae Croft

March 14, 2019

Morelia Lara is a 2018 PMA graduate and now college student at The University of Illinois at Chicago. Even with her busy schedule, she still manages to make time for the sport she loves. This time, however, she’s not the player. She’s the coach. Many PMA graduates come back to work here. Most just want to giv...

Amongst the Big Dogs

Damien Ponce

March 7, 2019

For the third year in a row, the wrestling team competed at state. Coach Curin is very proud of his team and what they have been able to do in his three years running the program and hopes to keep going further. “It felt like where I belonged with the top dogs, being at state gave me that mental...

Mean Tough

Juan Cuevas

March 6, 2019

Luis Gonzalez a senior at PMA is a wrestler who has been wrestling since his freshman year and has grown over the past four years. It’s his last season of his high school career. “I joined wrestling freshman year because I wanted to do many activities and waste time,” said Gonzalez. Gon...

Students Run Chicago Recruits at PMA

Students Run Chicago Recruits at PMA

Josseline Manzanares

February 12, 2019

Students Run Chicago is a youth mentorship-running program which trains Chicago high school students to master goal setting, responsibility, discipline, and health & wellness. The program lasts 25 weeks around the spring and summer seasons. Many students from around the city join each year. The pr...

A Champion on the Rise

A Champion on the Rise

Damien Ponce

February 12, 2019

Wrestling is a very physical sport that takes  a lot of energy and drains a person to their limit. In order to meet weight requirements and improve overall one must train their body to exceed its limits and try and become the best. Junior Jaylene Goree has done just that and made school history to win ...

Defending the Record

Defending the Record

Kevin Vargas

January 23, 2019

Chicago Pro boxer Christian Williams, 24, has been fighting since he was eight years old, a total of 16 years experience in the ring. Williams fights in the lightweight division at 123 pounds and has five wins zero losses and four knockouts. On February 16th, Williams will be defending his record in...

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