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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, Showcase, 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....

Preseason Analysis & Predictions- Chicago Bulls

Joel Cortes

October 12, 2018


Filed under Features, Sports

As the preseason comes to a close, we are nearing closer to opening day for the Bulls. After finishing with an abysmal 27-55 record Chicago looks to rebound. With the signing of 23 year old SF Jabari Parker and drafting of C Wendell Carter Jr.   Here is the projected starting lineup versus...

Time to Grind at the Net

Time to Grind at the Net

Yadira Figueroa

September 19, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase, Sports

The Volleyball team finally played their first game after all their practicing and grinding over the summer.   The first game was against Prosser on Friday September 7, 2018 in the Phoenix gym. Although the girls won,they just started the season. They are still working on shaking off the nerves. ...

A Historic Weekend

Gabriel Cadena

March 22, 2018


Filed under Sports

It was a very exciting weekend for basketball fans over in Los Angeles when Spencer Dinwiddie won the skills challenge, and Devin Booker won the 3 point contest while Larry Nance Jr and Donovan Mitchell faced each other in the dunk contest with Mitchell making it out with the win. Lebron James also won ...

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