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Boys Track Team takes 3rd at City Championships

Rahul Mikkilineni, Editor

May 18, 2018

Filed under Sports

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

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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...

Recap of Boys Track Team at Prospect Wanner Invite

Rahul Mikkilineni, Editor

May 8, 2018

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Recently, the Boys Track Team journeyed up to Mt. Prospect for the 50th annual Prospect Wanner Invite.  The team had great performances all the way from the 4X100 meter relay to the 1600 meter run. The meet started with ...

Reflection on the Olympics Up Until Now

Kellianne Bazzell

April 30, 2018

Filed under Celebrities, Current Events, Entertainment, News, Sports, World

It’s that special time that only comes once every four years: the Winter Olympics. Quite a few people I know don’t really watch the Winter Olympics (at least not like they do with the Summer Olympics). As Edras M. ‘18 said, “...

Whitney Young Chicago Cup

Edras Montero

April 30, 2018

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Last Thursday On April, 19th Whitney Young girls soccer team kicked off the beginning of the Chicago cup tournament by beating Back of the Yards college prep 7-1 at St Ignatius. Sophie Putrim (‘18) led scorers with two goals. ...

Boys Track Team Zooms at Palatine Distance Night

Rahul Mikkilineni, Editor

April 24, 2018

Filed under Sports

Most track meets start in the morning or early afternoon, but on Saturday, April 21st, the Palatine Distance Night took place in the evening.  This meet is devoted to distance runners and running PRs (personal record). The only...

Gregg Popovich: “Bigger Than Basketball”

Written by: Breanna Beck

April 24, 2018

Filed under News, Sports

    Unfortunately, Erin Popovich, wife of Gregg Popovich, passed away on Wednesday, April 18,2018. When it was announced, it took a toll on everyone’s heart. Many who knew her talked very highly of Erin despi...

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