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Poms Cruisin’ For A Win

Anayeli Flores and Liliana Gamboa

February 3, 2016

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Sports

Morton Poms had Sectionals on Saturday, January 23 at Rolling Meadows High School. Sectionals are divided into different categories and Morton Poms is placed in 3A due to the large population. Going against 14 other schools,...

Friday’s Fan Buses roll in

Raymond Rivera and Jezel Tapia

January 21, 2016

Filed under Sports

On November 7, 2,000 students arrived at Hoffman Estates, rolling in 45 fan buses to support out boys varsity team in the semifinals. In 2011 when the soccer team went to state there were only 36 fan buses and 1200 students...

Who is the best soccer player?

Jovanny Benitez and Samuel Gallegos

January 20, 2016

Filed under Showcase, Sports

It’s a split decision. In a random survey of 100 Morton East Students to determine who is the best soccer player, 50 said Cristiano Ronaldo and 50 said Lionel Messi. Ronaldo and Messi: both great soccer players. They...

Winter athletics begin

Winter athletics begin

January 19, 2016

Gymnastics at Morton East?

Adriana Tamariz, Samantha Huizar, and Erika Flores

January 19, 2016

Filed under News, Sports

Gymnastics is usually forgotten therefore, it is less celebrated than other sports like soccer and basketball. Gymnastic is a sport involving the performance of exercises requiring flexibility, balance and control. Morton High...

Editorial: Chicago’s Castro is now New York Yankee

Jovanny Benitez and Samuel Gallegos

January 13, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Sports

Starlin Castro is now a New York Yankee.  He got traded by the Chicago Cubs for two players from the Yankees: Adam Warren, a player to be named, and the also got free agent Ben Zobrist. Starlin Castro was traded because Javier...

Editorial : Make hockey safe

Karen Buendia, Griselda perez, and Bryan Ramirez

January 13, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Sports

On February 5, police received a 911 call that former Blackhawk hockey player Steve Montado was found dead in his bed.  (Montador played hockey in Russia in 2013, but was forced to leave the team because of the effects  of a...

Fight Of The Year : Alvarez vs Cotto

Bryan Ramirez, Reporter

December 10, 2015

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Sports, Sports Showcase

True boxing fans were waiting for this ''Fight of the Year'' between two of the biggest stars in the sport today : Canelo Alvarez versus Miguel Cotto. WBC Middleweight World Champion Miguel Cotto and Former Two-Time World...

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