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Wrestling 2017: breaking records, making history on the mat

Adrian Cervantes, reporter

March 2, 2017

Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

Over the years, the Morton wrestling team has had outstanding seasons. However, it has been 26 years since the mustangs have won the conference championship on the varsity level. The seniors on the varsity lineup, who were once...

51st NFL Superbowl watched by half

Manuel Ramirez and Ruben Torres

March 1, 2017

Filed under Sports

Who's watching the Superbowl this weekend? We surveyed 100 people in our school, including  Morton staff and Morton alumni, and over half said that they would be watching the game. On February 5th, Houston, Texas' NRG Stadium...

Students split on interest in Lady Gaga’s Superbowl show

Luis Velazquez, Cynthia Velazquez, and Vanessa De La Rosa

February 6, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Sports

Lady Gaga will be performing this year's Superbowl Half Time Show on February 5,  2017. Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, known as Lady Gaga, announced that she will perform at the Super Bowl earlier this year.  The Super...

Superbowl this weekend; will you be watching?

Alejandro Rodriguez and Keshawn Kumsa

February 6, 2017

Filed under Sports

Who's watching the Superbowl this upcoming weekend from Morton? More then half of us will be. According to a survey of 100 students 64 students said they will be watching the game Sunday and 36 students will not. On February...

Morton Soccer: great season, so far

Randy Servin and Jose Pena

December 21, 2016

Filed under Sports

So far the Morton soccer Varsity team has 14 wins 1 draws and 0 loss. In the recent games the Morton varsity soccer team won the red devil cup championship they won 7-0 at Hinsdale center. In the recent games the Morton Varsity...

To make weight or to let the team down: that is the question

Fabian Garcia, Alexa Bello, and Jacqueline Cheek

December 15, 2016

Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

Wrestlers are faced with eating problems when it comes down to making weight.   Here,  senior wrestler Fabian Garcia (AKA "Judo") wrestles with his urges to eat the muffin and milk, or just the raisins.  Many wrestlers face similar decisions and urges; is the extra food worth the possibility of "not making ...

Torres trains for final Mustang baseball season

Ruben Torres, Alejandro Rodriguez, Oscar Rojas, and Manuel Ramirez

December 14, 2016

Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

Senior Ruben Torres has been going to the field every weekend, training to get his batting ability to a higher level, so that he'll be ready for their first game of the season on April 3. The Mustangs will be visiting Prov...

Wrestling trials: “Mom tries to make me eat, but I must lose weight”

Maria Camacho

December 13, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Sports, Sports Showcase

Wrestling season began in November, and since then there have been complaints of wrestlers not being able to eat or drink. Something that according to the school nurse, does nothing but make the body go into starvation mode. Is...

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