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The end of the road for the Golfin’ Dolphins

Isaiah Holmes

October 18, 2017

Filed under Features, Humans of WY, Sports, Student Life

The boys Golfin’ Dolphins have reached the end of the road for the 2017-2018 season.   On Monday, October 9, 2017, the team played in the State Sectionals in Winnetka, but, unfortunately, did not advance to go down...

Girl’s Varsity Tennis- Sectional All-Stars

Calyn O'Banion, Editor

October 18, 2017

Filed under Sports

This past weekend our Girl’s Varsity Tennis team came through with a strong win during the IHSA State Sectionals. This win came as no surprise since, just a week before, the team won the City Championships. Ania Szydlowski ...

WY Boys’ Soccer State Preview

Evan Wimberly

October 18, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, Features, Showcase, Sports

The Whitney Young Boys soccer team finished the regular season with a record of 12-5-4, with two semifinal finishes in the Pepsi Showdown and the City Playoffs. However, as Coach McCarthy calls it, “The new season is here. ...

Boys Cross Country Wins Varsity City Championship

Rahul Mikkilineni, Editor

October 17, 2017

Filed under Sports

As fall continues, so does city championship season. The boys cross country team had their city championships this Monday, October 17th.  The frosh/soph team came in third behind Jones and Lane while the Open team did an amaz...

Coach Franken resigns from coaching!

Justin Boyd

October 12, 2017

Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

  Coach Franken recently resigned from coaching the Boys Football team. Two weeks ago the news of the football team season was cancelled as we all heard. This was a big deal for the school because a lot of students relie...

Amira Young! Top Track Star in the State!

Justin Boyd

October 4, 2017

Filed under Sports

Amira Young ‘18 has asserted herself as the top runner in the state of Illinois. Throughout her years at Whitney Young she has broken records, set personal records for herself, and has won a state championship for the 200m run j...

Packers vs Bears

October 3, 2017

Filed under Sports

Packers take the series By: Edras Montero Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images The Packers finally reclaimed the long fought series over the Chicago Bears since 1932. The series to this point had been tied 94-94 but after...

Whitney Young Boys’ Soccer City Playoffs Preview

Evan Wimberly

October 3, 2017

Filed under Features, Sports

The Boys’ Soccer team are still undefeated in their last 8 games, winning 6 of the 8. The Boys were also honored with the Homecoming Game after the unfortunate cancellation of the football team’s season. Now, the part of the se...

Boys Soccer wins!

Written by: Breanna Beck

October 3, 2017

Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

    If you were to ask any other CPS high school about their homecoming game, they would assume they would be watching a football game. Different than many other years, Whitney Young normally has had a football game for homecoming weekend. Unfortunately, we had to end our football season due to the lack of player...

Pumpkin Spice 5K Coming Up!

Rahul Mikkilineni, Editor

October 3, 2017

Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

As we dive into October and the season of pumpkin spice lattes, carved pumpkins, and pumpkin pie, the Pumpkin Spice 5K is upon us again! Everyone is welcome to walk or run this year’s event, which will take place on October 22nd...

NBA 2K18 vs NBA LIVE 18

Terik Priest

September 28, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, Sports

By: Terik Priest   It’s that time of year, folks. No, I’m not talking about the beginning of the school year. I’m talking about the time to get the latest installment of NBA 2K. Or is it? For over 8 years, EA S...

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