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Girl’s Track takes fourth in the state championship

Isaiah Holmes

June 6, 2018

Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

On Friday, May 18, 2018 and Saturday, May 19, 2018, the Whitney Young Girl’s Track & Field team competed in the 2018 IHSA State Finals at O'Brien Field, in Charleston, IL.. Friday was State Prelims and Saturday was the St...

Whitney Young Sports

Justin Boyd

June 5, 2018

Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

Whitney Young sports has been running around the city making history for so many years. You got the State Champions and City Champions that have left their footsteps for the next generations to come and take on the legacy of ...

Brian Carlson, Writer

June 5, 2018

Filed under Sports, Student Life

Dolphins Win Versus Lane The Whitney Young Men’s Lacrosse team played Lane Tech on Tuesday May 1st.  After going down to Lane in a quick 2 goal succession, the Dolphins battled back to tie the game 2-2 before halftime. ...

Biggest Upsets

Staff Writer

June 4, 2018

Filed under Sports

In March Madness there are always upsets but this year had some of the biggest ones of all time. Number 9 Florida State besting number 4 Gonzaga this happened because of defense and numbers, the Seminoles blocked nine shots, h...

Respect the WNBA!

Written by: Breanna Beck

June 4, 2018

Filed under Sports

Although people don’t respect Women’s basketball enough, it’s only right to celebrate the start of the season. May 19,2018 was the first day for the games. It’s a hard process to make the team. Even if you get drafted, ...

Boys Track Team Qualifies Individuals to State

Rahul Mikkilineni, Editor

May 23, 2018

Filed under Sports

Championship season is upon us once again.  That means the the IHSA Track and Field State series is underway.  On Thursday, May 17th, the Boys Track Team competed at their sectional hosted by Proviso East at Triton College....

Boys Track Team takes 3rd at City Championships

Rahul Mikkilineni, Editor

May 18, 2018

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As we wind down the 2017-2018 track and field season, conference meets are taking place.  CPS had their championship meet this past Saturday on May 5th. The qualifiers took place the previous Wednesday, but events ended prematurely du...

Whitney Young Takes the Crown

Brian Carlson

May 18, 2018

Filed under Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

The Whitney Young Dolphins men’s lacrosse team took down the Lane Tech Indians on May 11th to take the city crown for the sixth year in a row.  The game started with a quick goal from Payton junior Zach Anderson, however, ...

Boys varsity baseball beats Lincoln Park 8-2

Celeste Mora

May 18, 2018

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         The Whitney Young Boy’s Baseball team played an away game against Lincoln Park High School on Monday, April 23rd, 2018. It was a big win for the Dolphins as it puts their record  over the .500 mark. Their current ...

Lady Dolphins advance to quarterfinals!

May 11, 2018

Filed under Sports

Ms. McEvoy The Whitney Young girls soccer team advanced to the next round of the CPS playoffs after beating Back Of The Yards college prep 2-0 on May 3rd, 2018. The two goals were scored by Olivia Putrim and Mia Lisanti off assi...

Rookie Of The Year?

Written by: Breanna Beck

May 11, 2018

Filed under Sports

The question we all want to know is who will be the ROTY in the NBA? The top three players who have the best chance include Donovan Mitchell, Jayson Tatum, and Ben Simmons. Donovan Mitchell is a 6’3 guard who plays for the Utah Jazz. He is a Louisville Cardinal alumni but thi...

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