The Phoenix Chronicle

Game Ready!

Adrian Diaz

October 6, 2017

Filed under News, Sports

While game day gets closer, senior Miguel Apreza gives a little insight on what he does to focus before football games.  On September 21, 2017 before the game, Miguel Apreza listened to music to clear his mind of distractions on the bus before the game. “The type of music I listen to is Hip Hop ...

Morelia and Street Soccer

Morelia and Street Soccer

Larry Cornelio

October 5, 2017

Filed under Meet Me, Sports

Despite all the work and stress, she was still able to play soccer.  Senior Morelia Lara won second place in the nation for street soccer her junior year. She is a very competitive soccer player and she plays on many different soccer teams. Lara played in Philadelphia because her coach asked her to play....

Throw, hit, catch ,smile repeat

Miguel Apreza

October 4, 2017

Filed under Fall Sports, Uncategorized

Phoenix Military Academy’s girls softball team is one of the better sports in the school.   This season captain senior Yamid Juarez is going to face some negatives and positives at Phoenix because of of new players and struggles she faces while playing the sport.           ...



Luciano Alvarez

October 3, 2017

Filed under Sports

Have you ever woken up to workout at 5:30 in the morning? This is routine for the Raiders.   Senior Aldo Rojas is a Raider at Phoenix Military Academy who practices all year around to compete at Westinghouse. They practice by running, doing push ups and lifting weights.   Rojas ha...

The Now, The Football, and The Future

The Now, The Football, and The Future

Odalis Torres

October 3, 2017

Filed under Sports

When looking for a challenge some students go to academics and others go to sports. Junior Aloisius Arellano has always played football at Phoenix because he is passionate about the sport. Arellano has been playing since his freshman year on this football team.  “I’ve been playing for 11 years now. ...

PMA Bowling Team

Aldo Rojas

October 3, 2017

Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

Most people choose other sports like football or soccer to participate in. However, junior Luciano Alvarez joined the PMA bowling team his freshman year because it is just as fun. Unfortunately, Alvarez believes it  does not  get as much recognition as it should. Originally Alvarez joined ...

Raiders Encouraged Cornelio to Meet New People

Morelia Lara

October 3, 2017

Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

Some students despise waking up early, but for senior Larry Cornelio, waking up early was only one of the necessities to being a part of Raiders. Cornelio had an enlightening experience meeting new people by joining Raiders his sophomore year at Phoenix Military Academy. “Sure waking up in the mo...

Different than Expected

Kimberly Alvarado

October 2, 2017

Filed under Sports

Senior Gabriel Cardena has an immense passion for basketball. He was on the team his sophomore year in 2015 at Phoenix Military academy where he would sweat and work hard to make it through the season. It began when he was in third grade when he played with one of his good friends, Orlando, duri...

Boyle and Volleyball

Samantha Lozano

September 29, 2017

Filed under Fall Sports

There will always be obstacles to overcome in any sport, or really anything in life. For senior Shantia Boyle, playing volleyball at Phoenix has presented obstacles for her to overcome. For Boyle it was hard doing a sport in which others had judged her for, jealous of her success.     ...

Freshman thoughts on being on the team

Lisset Lott

June 5, 2017

Filed under Sports

The girls basketball season started in the middle of November. This was a big change for the freshmen who made the team. “In 8th grade, the girls didn't know how to play,” said freshman Joeliesty Romero. Going from playing basketball in elementary school to playing in high school is an adjustment for the f...

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