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  • January 2School Resumes January 2nd, 2020! Welcome back.
  • January 2Happy New Year! 2020 is going to be phenomenal!
  • October 11Boys Golf Wins 2019 City Championship
  • October 11Girls Win City Tennis Championship
  • September 18Episode #711 of WYDUBTV Premieres on January 8, 2020.

CFP National Championship

January 23, 2020

Former WY Swim Coach Involved in Scandal

Mae Jiang, Editor

January 17, 2020

Andy Parro was a former swim coach and security guard at Whitney Young. He resigned in 2019 because he could not keep up with the heavy time commitment that coaching requires. Now, he is a coach at the Illinois Institute of Te...

Old Coach Returns to WY Diving Team

Mae Jiang, Editor

November 18, 2019

Recently, Guy Stehley, the new coach for the Whitney Young girls diving team, resigned his position. The reason was somewhat unclear, but it seemed to be because he disliked CPS’s disorganization and the treatment he received f...

Change the Homecoming Game??

Damani Hood, Editor

November 4, 2019

     “We’re about to go win real quick,” whispered player Jabari Ermon, ‘21, on his way to the locker room at Rockne Stadium.  His soft spoken prediction proved true. We narrowly defeated Von Steuben High School.  The scoreb...

Dolphins Football on TV

Mika Cavanagh, Journalist

October 14, 2019

Recently, NBCS Chicago’s IHSA high school sports coverage Twitter announced that due to the large number of voters in their “Viewer’s Choice Poll”, they have decided to cover both the Kennedy vs Sullivan football game and o...

Should Junior Varsity Students at Whitney Young Be Given Instructional Support During P.E. Periods?

Vahan Vanderpoel, Editor

October 3, 2019

Recently a friend of mine brought to my attention the concern that JV athletes are not given an option to have an instructional support period while varsity players are given the choice. “I think that JV players should get an i...

Should Homecoming Games Vary in Sports Every Year?

David Santana, Editor

October 2, 2019

When we think about homecoming games, most of us imagine a giant crowd, two rival schools, and an American football game to settle the score. Instead of football, why not soccer, tennis, softball, or swimming? Intrigued by this...

Athletes and the PACER

Athletes and the PACER

September 20, 2019

Basketball Team Cancelled Indefinitely at Whitney Young

Carla Gonzalez

April 4, 2019

News some students may not know is that the Whitney Young basketball team has had its funding cut due to lack of interest both to play the sport and to watch it.  With such low funding the basketball team can barely afford t...

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