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The end of the Boy’s Soccer season

Eric Catania

November 12, 2017

Filed under Sports

On the 21st of October, the Boy’s Soccer season came to a disappointing end in the state playoffs. The team had advanced past the regional semifinals in a 4-0 win against Juarez, and were set to play a classic rivalry game ...

Start of Bowling Season

Enrique Fuentes, Editor

November 12, 2017

Filed under Sports

When asked how he thought the bowling team would do this year Stanley Cannon ‘22  said, “Wait, we have a bowling team.”  Sadly, Stanley’s not alone. any students don’t know about the Whitney Young Bowling Team. ...

Boys Cross Country Team takes 14th at State Championship

Rahul Mikkilineni, Editor

November 10, 2017

Filed under Sports

For the third year in a row, the Boys Cross Country Team competed at the IHSA 3A State Championship meet.  At the beginning of this 2017 season, the team was not ranked in the top 25 and was not expected to qualify for state. ...

Edras Montero

November 2, 2017

Filed under Sports

This past Sunday the Bears finally let the training wheels off their rookie quarterback Mitch Trubisky. The rookie quarterback had been 2-1 up until this past game against the New Orleans Saints. The Bears lost 20-12 in Mitc...

World Series

World Series

November 1, 2017

Boys and Girls Bowling Team

Justin Boyd, Editor

October 31, 2017

Filed under Sports

Bowling has been here at Whitney Young since the 1970’s. The team is under the direction of Coach Abrams and Coach Stewart who stepped down from coaching the girls team. I talked to Coach Stewart and asked her about her thought...

Boys Cross Country Team Advances to State

Rahul Mikkilineni, Editor

October 30, 2017

Filed under Sports

This past Saturday, October 28th, the Boys Cross Country team ran at their sectional  meet at Lake Park High School as part of their state series.  The top five teams from the meet advanced to the state meet, and our boys go...

NBA goes crazy

Erin Choi

October 27, 2017

Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

The NBA season has been off to a crazy start. Gordon Hayward broke his ankle in the first six minutes of the season opener, the Spurs remain undefeated, per usual, and Lonzo Ball puts in constant effort to try and live up to high...

What will the Pack do now?

Edras Montero, editor

October 24, 2017

Filed under Sports

What will the Pack do now?   With the Packers suffering a serious blow to their team due to the loss of Aaron Rodgers, the question is what do they do now? Aaron Rodgers suffered a broken collarbone on October 15th against the Minne...

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