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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...

Barcelona knocked out of the Champions League

Eric Catania

April 12, 2018

Filed under Sports

On April 10th of 2018, another one of the powerhouses in sports today was added to the “Blown Leads Club.” Barcelona, one of the greatest soccer clubs of all time, was knocked out of the Champions League by AS Roma. The Champ...

Bulls versus Hornets

Edras Montero

April 12, 2018

Filed under Sports

The Chicago Bulls faced The Charlotte Hornets this passed Tuesday, February 27th, and lost 103 to 118. The leading scorers for The Bulls were Zach Lavine and Denzel Valentine, while the scoring leaders for The Hornets were Ke...

Bulls versus Knicks

Edras Montero

April 12, 2018

Filed under Sports

The Chicago Bulls played the New York Knicks last night ( March 20th, 2018 ) and were defeated 110-92. The leader in scoring for the Bulls was Cristiano Felicio who nabbed 17 points in 30 minutes. The Knicks were led by young...

Whats to come for The Bulls

Edras Montero

April 12, 2018

Filed under Sports

The Bulls will be wrapping up their forgettable season this year against the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday the 11th. Every chicagoan knew this would be a rebuilding season but no one expected them not making the playoffs in the v...

WY Duo Blazes Track in California Sun

Rahul Mikkilineni, Editor

April 11, 2018

Filed under Sports

As we progress through the track season, many meets have been cancelled due to bad weather, but a few Whitney Young runners have found a way to get around the weather and still race, by going to California.  Clayton Mendez 18...

Arike Ogunbowale shocks the basketball world

Eric Catania

April 11, 2018

Filed under Sports

If you are a sports fan and hadn’t heard of the name Arike Ogunbowale before, I am sure you have now. Ogunbowale, the 5’8 guard who plays division I basketball for Notre Dame’s women’s team has surely made a name for hers...

Year of the UNDERDOGS!

Written by: Breanna Beck

March 29, 2018

Filed under College, Sports

  This NCAA and NCAAW tournament has really been up for grabs this year! There has already been some stunning games! There has been a lot of record breaking games and some players that have made it into the history book...

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...

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