The Phoenix Chronicle

Mean, Tough & Making History

Mean, Tough & Making History

Keilyn Torres

February 23, 2018


Filed under News, Sports, Winter Sports

For the first time in Phoenix’s  history four wrestlers were declared state qualifiers. Senior Jason Lua and juniors Kevin Rodriguez, Martin Martinez and Omar Perez were all named State Qualifiers after their victories at sectionals. “In my honest opinion words cannot describe how I fe...

Basketball Star

Derrick Flores

February 15, 2018


Filed under Meet Me, Sports, Winter Sports

Joeliesty Romero, a sophomore in Phoenix Military Academy who loves playing basketball and enjoys being on the team. She is currently in her second year of high school and has been playing for the team since her freshman year.   “Ever since I was little I’ve always wanted to play the game...

Girls Bowling

Girls Bowling

Yesenia Camacho

February 8, 2018


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

Although  unable to make it to the playoffs as a team some of the girls made it to the individual playoffs. The girls that made it to individual playoffs were Juniors April De la Cruz , Jacqueline Ortiz, Veronica Gutierrez , and Yamel Lopez. “I would change the fact on making practice mandatory because ...

“Playoffs Are Our’s This Year”

“Playoffs Are Our’s This Year”

Briana Clay

February 5, 2018


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

The two week break before playoffs is  going by fast for the boy’s basketball team. This is Phoenix’s second time competing at a city playoff competition. In the past, Phoenix lost their playoff game by two points against Orr Academy High School. “The family bond has become stronger, a...

Winning Conference After a 2 Point Lost To Chicago Tech

Vinquan Randle

January 29, 2018


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

“We lost focus of the game plan after the two dunks back to back.” said Junior Eddie Fox. In the 4th quarter with 5 minutes to go, Junior Khalid Herron gets a steal and slams it down on a defender. Next possession down Khalid Herron gets a steal and passes it to Junior VinQuan Randle and also sl...

Bowling Conference Champs

Bowling Conference Champs

Miguel Apreza

January 23, 2018


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

Phoenix’s Bowling Team has gone unrecognized for way too long now. It’s time to bring this team into the light and explain one of their great accomplishments in this school which will then lead everyone else to wanting to join bowling in the future. The members of this bowling team are very co...

Breaking Limits and Finding New Ones

Breaking Limits and Finding New Ones

Kimberly Alvarado

January 12, 2018


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

Junior Francisco Fajardo has begun a new journey of driven motivation. It’s his first year on the wrestling team where he is finding a new but different lifestyle.   It all began when he wanted to get out of his comfort zone and push himself to become better. Fajardo was not content with w...

Mean Tough

Mean Tough

Miguel Apreza

January 11, 2018


Filed under Winter Sports, Wrestling

The wrestlers of Phoenix Military Academy are tough competitors and have been training really hard lately to not only qualify for sectionals, but also for state. The wrestling team always has a few potential players but how much potential does this team have this year? “Our wrestling team has...

Boys Varsity basketball defeats Kelvin Park 103-19

Boys Varsity basketball defeats Kelvin Park 103-19

Kenny Wilkerson

December 19, 2017


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

It was a victorious day for the teammates and coaches in an outstanding win last night, in what was clearly a devastating blowout.   After speaking with one of the coaches- Head Coach Lo, stated “overall I am happy that we got the win, even though there were a few things that I think we sh...

Wrestling at Kelly

Wrestling at Kelly

Yadira Figueroa

December 5, 2017


Filed under Sports, Winter 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 ...

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