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Morton’s newest sports addition: girls’ rugby

Crystal Arteaga, Graciela Hernandez, Jennifer Rodriguez, and Britney Zamora

April 10, 2018

Filed under Community, News, Sports, Student Life

After 124 years, J. Sterling Morton East High School decides to add a girls rugby team. Morton East isn’t the first school to get a rugby team; Summit High School girls rugby has been competing against other schools and p...

Morton to host rugby championship, again

America Zamora, reporter

April 10, 2018

Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

  It's rugby repeat:  Morton will host the 2018 rugby state championship game again this year. In the recent years, our Morton community has been under the rumors that we are going to host the high school rugby state championship. Last year, Mort...

Get “set” for a “spiked” volleyball season!

Alexis Ramos, Emmanuel Perez, and Nicolas Rico

April 9, 2018

Filed under Sports

Are you excited for a new Mustang volleyball season in 2018? The Morton Mustangs varsity team is 2-1 right now.  On February 9, 1895, in Holyoke, Massachusetts (United States), William G. Morgan, a YMCA physical education...

Student athletes work hard for scholarships

Celine Martinez, Reporter

April 9, 2018

Filed under Community, Sports, Sports Showcase

It's that time of the year when athletic scholarships determine where thousands of seniors will be heading to for their first year of college -- and we have our share of athletes competing (and winning) these scholarships. Only...

Morty the Mustang uncovered

Sebastian Munoz, Isabel De Avila, Sebastian Organista, and Isabel Arista

March 12, 2018

Filed under Sports

M-O-R-T-O-N, Morton is number one. When it comes to school spirit no one does it better than the one and only Morty The Mustang. The word ’mascot’ comes from  the French term ‘mascotte’ meaning lucky charm. It was spor...

Still supporting the USMNT? East does!

Jose Castillo, Jose Guzman, Rolando Vences, Bladimir Caballero, and Kevin Quinonez

March 12, 2018

Filed under Sports

Will Morton East students still support the USMNT even though they didn't qualify for the 2018 World Cup?  It seems yes, they will. The World Cup is a soccer tournament held every 4 years. Where soccer teams from all ov...