The Phoenix Chronicle

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...

The Man Behind Number 10

The Man Behind Number 10

Alexander Valle

December 11, 2018

Filed under Features, Sports

Senior Jorge Ochoa is known at Phoenix for his academic accomplishments and leadership. He has demonstrated leadership throughout his time here, but many may not know that he also demonstrates it outside of school.  Ochoa has been the captain of the Boys’ Soccer team for two out of the four years h...

Running Feet

Yadira Figueroa

December 10, 2018

Filed under Features, Sports

Cross Country requires the ability of motivation of someone who has a positive mindset and continues to keep going even with all the sweat and hard work they have to put into it their body. The cross country team had two meets on September 12 and September 29 at Prosser.  These were the first c...

In Need for a Change!

Andres Vargas

December 7, 2018

Filed under Features, Sports

Phoenix was recently named the best public high school in Chicago and usually the best schools have sports fields. Phoenix has a grass area in the back and that's about it. Teams are forced to practice in other places and the games aren't even close to the school. For example, the soccer team played...

Beat The Odds

Khalid Herron

December 6, 2018

Filed under Features, Sports

Derrick Rose was a point guard with the Chicago Bulls. He was a three-time NBA All-Star with the Bulls. He was the NBA Rookie of the Year in 2009.   He was 22 when he won the league's MVP in 2011. Rose is a native Chicagoan. He attended Simeon High School, where he won two state championships and was...

Chicago Bulls So Far

Joel Cortes

December 5, 2018

Filed under Sports

17 games in and so far have a record of 4-13. While it has been a disappointing start they have been playing without some of their key players. Starters Lauri Markkanen and Kris Dunn have both been sidelined for 4-6 weeks and key role players Bobby Portis and Denzel Valentine have also suffered injuries tha...

Boys Softball Season Cut Short

Daveon Debose

November 28, 2018

Filed under Features, Sports

  This year the boy’s softball team entered the season with high hopes and expectations. Sadly their season was cut short after only playing 10 games with a historic Phoenix record of 9-1.   “It has been a really bad impact on me because this is my senior year and I was reall...

Making History

Making History

Bisali Pinto

October 23, 2018

Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

It was announced Saturday at the Homecoming dance that the football team had won their game and would be moving on to playoffs. On Friday night at 7:00pm the football team is going to their first playoff game against Sterling High School in Sterling, Illinois. It’s going to be a tough game for Phoenix....

Eye Of The Tiger

Eye Of The Tiger

Luis Gonzalez

October 17, 2018

Filed under Features, Sports

What does boxing require ? Boxing requires hard work and dedication and has been around for quite some time.Junior Kevin Vargas has been boxing for Five years now at a gym on 2600 west 35th street. Vargas stays in shape by going to boxing every day after school.     “Boxing by any means is not an easy sport....

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