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Firebird Ballers

Firebird Ballers

Alejandro Pina

November 7, 2016

It’s that time of the year again. Basketball is going to come knocking at the door. People are getting hyped up for their favorite teams, but 2 cadets at Phoenix Military Academy are getting ready to play it. Seniors Gregory Boyle (Captain) and Jamell Gooden (Co-Captain) are ready for their las...

Firebirds in The IHSA Three Point Shootout

Gregory Boyle

March 1, 2016

Some of the boys from the Phoenix boys basketball team have been selected to participate in a 3 point contest this friday at Holy Trinity. senior Xavier Martinez, senior Donnovan Daley, and junior Jamell Gooden hope to succeed in their first three point shootout. “Its exciting, it's a great opportunity to...

Boys Basketball Season comes to an end

Boys Basketball Season comes to an end

Samuel Ferguson

March 1, 2016

February 22, 2016 was a sullen day for PMA’s Boys Varsity Basketball Team as they lost their state playoff game to their rivals, Marines Leadership Academy, at Holy Trinity high school. As the seconds ran down on the clock the final score was 60-55, with Marines Leadership Academy taking home the victory...

Phoenix Military Academy Reaches Semi-Finals in Christmas Tournament

Jamel Gooden

January 27, 2016

The boys basketball team went to Crane high school to compete in the christmas tournament during the break, which was through December 26th-December 30th. The team went 2-3 in the tournament losing in the semi-finals to Collins by 20 points. “We could've played more courageous and better as a team,” s...

Undefeated

Undefeated

Gregory Boyle

January 25, 2016

Phoenix Boys basketball on a Roll   Phoenix boys basketball team is undefeated in conference with the record of 8-0 and believes they will stay undefeated throughout the whole season.  This is a good improvement from last year because last year Phoenix lost conference. “The boys basketb...

Bulls on the run

Bulls on the run

Xavier Martinez

January 15, 2016

The Chicago Bulls have been on a tear lately especially after picking up a win against the Boston Celtics. They are currently on a 6 game win streak and have scored more than 100 points in 9 straight games. Jimmy Butler has been a large part of it due to his All-Star play, Derrick Rose also seems healthi...

The Bowlers Life

December 17, 2015

Angelica Risper 16 years old in tenth grade choose bowling because it is a stress reliever and it is the easiest sport  to do with the friends that have grown up with since middle school. She has been bowling for about eight years. In those many  years of bowling Risper learned that bowling was her be...

New Boys Basketball Coach is hoping to take the team to new heights

Jamell Gooden

December 16, 2015

This season Phoenix will have a new coach for the boys basketball team, which could be big for the new talent the team have coming in. Over the past 3 season they’ve had 3 coaches which isn’t a good thing considering they haven't won conference never before. “I think it will be different this season ...

Phoenix Dominates the Rivalry

Phoenix Dominates the Rivalry

Gregory Boyle

December 8, 2015

The Phoenix boys basketball team played the Marines and intended on beating them for a second time. They succeeded as they came out on top for a 66-56 victory. Freshman Khalid Herron and Senior Xavier Martinez were huge factors in the game, both contributing 4 rebounds and 3 blocks. The contes...

Why they play

Starie Brown

December 7, 2015

  Phoenix Military Academy has had a girls basketball team since 2006 for those who take a special interest in the sport by encouraging them to join the team. “I just like to play basketball, it’s a challenging and competitive sport that I enjoy to play. There are people who inspire m...

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