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Game Day: Bears versus Bills

Jorge Gomez, Reporter

November 19, 2018

Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

The first time you go to a Chicago Bears game at Soldier Field you’re overwhelmed by how loud and crazy things get.  That’s how it was for senior Jorge Gomez and his family when they attended the Chicago Bears versus Buffalo Bills game on November 11____________...

Chicago Boxing Tournament hits Little Village

Anthony Abarca

November 19, 2018

Filed under Sports

It was a bout between Mexico and Puerto Rico.  One of Morton East’s own – senior Anthony Abarca – fought for fans this past weekend at Farragut High School in Chicago.  He won three matches, but ultimately lost in the final.   Members of Chicago Youth Boxing Club gave their insight on the Pow...

Chicago Wolves battle the Cleveland Monsters

Victor Munoz, reporter

October 29, 2018

Filed under Halloween Special, Sports

It was definitely a game for Halloween -- the Wolves against the Monsters! On October 24, marketing classes from Morton East and West had the opportunity to go see two rival teams play against each other in a hockey game. Th...

Morton sports funded unequally

Anthony Ambriz and Andres Moreno

October 17, 2018

Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

Funding for Morton sports programs are entirely from the school’s own pockets. The individuals in the team go their own way to generate a portion of funds through fundraisers.    J.Sterling Morton High School, a public school recognized for its massive minority attendance, (principally Latinos a...

Boys versus girls soccer

Natalia Marquez, Rebecca Espinoza, and Tania Figueroa

October 17, 2018

Filed under Sports

The boys’ and girls’ soccer teams at Morton East High School are very competitive, but most students  think the boys are better.   According to the soccer coach/gym teacher Mr. Bageanis, the boys’ soccer team is made up of 23 boys. Their season ...

Morton football hopes for more wins

Jesus Carrillo and Kevin Dominguez

October 17, 2018

Filed under Sports

So far this season, the Morton varsity football team has won one game, lost six, but an increase in fans this year makes the team more hopeful for victories.  The Morton East football team plays their home games and practices at the Morton West field.  Some students say They practice there because they have better e...

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