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Aloisius Arellano

December 14, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

Many people think football is a sport where the outcome of the game cannot be changed by one player. This “idea” was defied by certain players who changed the attitude of an entire team, like senior Miguel Apreza.   “In my four years of high school I have played free safety, strong safety,...

Wrestling at Kelly

Wrestling at Kelly

Yadira Figueroa

December 5, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Phoenix wrestling team attended their first match at Kelly on November 21, 2017  because they have been preparing themselves for their sport by practicing oftenly.   “We practice Monday through Saturday and we practice for about 3-4 hours,” said Senior Adrian Diaz.     The ...

Devastating Loss

Aloisius Arellano

November 21, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports

The Phoenix Football team was undefeated for five straight games, except their first game of  season which they lost to Marmion Academy, who is out of their conference. The 2017 football team was a team built from the ground up after half the team graduated. The team relied on bench players who saw...

Finally! City Finals!

Odalis Torres

November 14, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Features, News

  This Saturday the Cross Country team participated in the City Finals; although they came placing 17th they made it this far. “The seasons for Cross Country always progressed, but this year has been the best year we’ve had so far,” said senior Kiara Balleza. For Balleza, starting jun...

Wilkerson’s Passion for Softball

Wilkerson’s Passion for Softball

Luis Cazarez

November 14, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

Realizing what sports can do really do change someone's life. Junior Kenny Wilkerson plays short center for the Phoenix boys softball team during fall sports. Wilkerson feels that his passion for the game also has takeaways he has learned from. Phoenix offers many sports but he chooses softball every t...

Wrestling

Samantha Lozano

November 14, 2017


Filed under Other Activities, Sports, Winter Sports

In life there will always be obstacles or hardships that you will have to face. For senior, Michelle Enriquez, doing wrestling at Phoenix has presented many struggles she’s had. For Enriquez, joining wrestling meant giving up many things, which wasn’t easy.   “I had to give up junk food, candy, and ju...

Running The Way Into Regionals

Running The Way Into Regionals

Yadira Figueroa

November 9, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Features, Meet Me, Other Activities, Sports, Uncategorized

Running is full of sweat, hard work, energy, and a good mindset, which is needed to work the way to the top.   The Cross Country team attended a race at the Lincoln Zoo Park on October 5th and gave it their all because their efforts and practice counts for the championships.   This is ...

A New Beginning

A New Beginning

Kenny Wilkerson

November 7, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Features, Other Activities, Sports

Every story has an end but in life every end is a new beginning.   Pma’s boy’s baseball and softball coach, Craig Griffin, recently left PMA to go to Wisconsin for a better job opportunity. Griffin’s will be missed by his players   “Take care of yourself, keep in touch,...

Phoenix Boy’s Varsity Soccer Takes First Place In Conference

Phoenix Boy’s Varsity Soccer Takes First Place In Conference

Morelia Lara

October 27, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase, Sports

Remaining undefeated while winning their conference title did not come easy for the Varsity Phoenix Boy’s soccer team, yet it was one of the most memorable events for the team. On Tuesday, September 26, the Phoenix soccer team confronted Westinghouse College Prep and won first place in conference. ...

The Life of Roberto Delgado

The Life of Roberto Delgado

Derrick Flores

October 23, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

Senior Roberto Delgado has been playing basketball both at home and professionally for as long as anyone can remember,  but no one really knew how or why he started.   Finding out he has been playing since fourth grade is shocking to his peers because it sounds insane that he could obtaine...

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