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  • February 26Boys Swimming Takes 2nd in Sectionals

  • February 26African American History Month Presentation 2/27/18

We’re going downstate, downstate

Eric Catania

March 21, 2018

Filed under Sports

You read the title right, the boy’s basketball team is going downstate for the second year in a row! After defeating one of the best high school teams in America (Simeon), your defending state champs will play Evanston on Ma...

Clayton Mendez places 4th at New Balance Indoor Nationals

Rahul Mikkilineni, Editor

March 20, 2018

Filed under Sports

Once again, Whitney Young’s Clayton Mendez '18 has achieved a huge feat, this time at New Balance Indoor Nationals.  The meet was March 9-11, with Stanford bound Clayton racing on Sunday March 11th.  At this meet, he raced ...

Boys basketball advances to sectionals

Isaiah Holmes

March 5, 2018

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

The last time we checked in on the Ballin’ Dolphins was before they played the final four game against Simeon Career Academy on February 16, 2018. Unfortunately, they lost to the Simeon Wolverines with a score of 53-64. Since that loss took th...

Boys Swimming gets 2nd place at sectionals

Erin Choi

February 25, 2018

Filed under Showcase, Sports

This past Saturday, February 17th, the Whitney Young Boys Swim Team competed in sectionals at the UIC Natatorium. After coming in first place at their city championship, the boys were coming right off of a win. The natatorium wa...

Bulls vs Raptors

Edras Montero

February 23, 2018

Filed under Sports

The Bulls played the number one team in the East this past Wednesday February 14th, 2018 and it didn't go well. They lost to the Toronto Raptors 122-98 in relative blowout fashion. After the first quarter where the Bulls had been...

Farewell from this Lady Dolphin…

Written by: Breanna Beck

February 22, 2018

Filed under Sports

The girls basketball team season sadly comes to an end. Although it didn’t end how they wanted it to, they had an outstanding season ending with a record of 20-6. They pulled off some impressive wins this year with such a youn...

2018 Winter Olympics

Olisa Ausara-Lasaru

February 21, 2018

Filed under Current Events, Sports

This past week was the start of the 2018 winter Olympics, which marks the 47th winter Olympic games since 1924 in the French Alps. Back when the Olympics first began, only Scandinavian countries competed, and it was held in Sw...

In-Depth Interview with Clayton Mendez

Rahul Mikkilineni, Editor

February 20, 2018

Filed under Sports

Throughout the Whitney Young community, a name that has come up often when talking about the distance running program is Clayton Mendez ‘18.  He is an All-American in the two mile and owns multiple school records.  Recently, I h...

‘Shib Sibs” Maia & Alex Shibutani Take Ice Dancing World by Storm

Camille Argentar

February 15, 2018

Filed under Sports

The 2018 Winter Olympics are upon us, and with them come many incredible winter sports. Some fans love snowboarding, skiing, or even curling, but the true focus of the country is on the sport of figure skating. Not only is fi...

March Madness

Justin Boyd, Editor

February 15, 2018

Filed under Sports

It is February 15th, which means there are only about a week and a half away from March.  If you know any sports fan, they can tell you that March is the best time of the year for basketball. For those that don’t know, March ...

All-Time New York Knicks

Omar Bah

February 1, 2018

Filed under Sports

The New York Knicks have been one of the winningest franchises in NBA history, so I decided to make an all-time list of the Knicks top 5 players at each position. So who made the cut? Here is the knicks All-Time 5:   PG: Walt Fr...

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