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Biggest Upsets

Staff Writer

June 4, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

         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

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

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

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

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, “...

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