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The Archery Team takes their shot!

Cindy Nunez

March 20, 2019


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

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


Filed under Features, Sports

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


Filed under News, Sports

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


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

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


Filed under Features, Sports

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


Filed under Features, Sports, Winter Sports

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


Filed under Features, Sports

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...

Usbaldo’s First Win

Anthony Catching

January 23, 2019


Filed under Features, Sports

Junior year is one of the most important years of High School, regarding SAT/ACT testing and maintaining the highest GPA you are able to achieve. It can get really difficult when you're an athlete. One junior is able to do both, his name is Usbaldo Fernandez. On December 6th, PMA's wrestling team playe...

You Are What You Eat

Omar Perez

December 20, 2018


Filed under Features, Sports

When it comes to sports you want to do nothing but perform at your very best. This  means training hard, going to practice everyday, and dieting. Dieting is something not many people do, especially the PMA sports teams, but wrestling has taken it to a whole new level. “I diet so I can make a particular weight ...

Bittersweet Last Season

Bittersweet Last Season

D'ajahnae Croft

December 14, 2018


Filed under Features, Sports

Recently, the boy’s basketball season started and the players couldn’t be more excited. For some, however, the start of this season is bittersweet because it’s the last season of their high school career. In total, there are four senior captains of the team, Khalid Herron, Eddie Fox Commings, Ken...

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