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Boys' Ultimate Frisbee!

Boys’ Ultimate Frisbee!

Posted on March 7, 2015
Posted in Sports

Written by Levi Brown, Reporter

One of the three Obama Ultimate Frisbee team captains Sebastian (Archer) Tomasits was interviewed about what it is like playing Ultimate Frisbee. He wants students to know that it is “not too late to join the team” as he is looking... Read more »

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Freshman Insight into the Lady Eagles

Posted on March 2, 2015
Posted in Sports, Student News

Written by Essence Davis

This year 2015 Shy’Ann Jefferies along with her fellow teammates of Barack Obama Academy Girls Basketball team won the Pittsburgh Public Schools City Championship against Allderdice. Shy’Ann has been to the City Championship multiple... Read more »

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Student Athlete, Lenell Ptomey

Student Athlete, Lenell Ptomey

Posted on February 28, 2015
Posted in Sports, Student News

Written by Imani Smith

Just like most athletes, Lenell Ptomey is dedicated to becoming more skilled in a sport. During the question and answer interview I had with him, which was over the telephone, he made it clear that basketball is an important part of... Read more »

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Lady Eagles Win Senior Night

Posted on February 20, 2015
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Written by Olivia Perfetti

The Lady Eagles basketball team won a very exciting match against the Allderdice Dragons last Tuesday, February 10th. Although our Eagles maintained a significant lead in the first three quarters of the match, the Dragons picked up... Read more »

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Pitchers vs. Position Players: Who’s the Real MVP?

Posted on December 6, 2014
Posted in Creative Writing, Opinion and Poetry, Sports

Written by John Horsley

If you’re a baseball fan, then you have debated this question before. Should pitchers be able to win the CY Young award and MVP in the same year? I don’t believe that pitchers should be able to win the MVP. The pitchers have their... Read more »

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Kicking It Off

Kicking It Off

Posted on November 9, 2014
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Written by Rashaan Mason

Are you pumped for the World Cup? I know what you’re thinking, that already happened and the Germans won, right? Wrong. I am talking specifically about the Women’s World Cup taking place in Canada next summer 2015. Huh? Didn’t... Read more »

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Royals Look for Royalty

Royals Look for Royalty

Posted on November 9, 2014
Posted in Sports

Written by John Horsley

The Kansas City Royals haven’t been in the playoffs in 29 years, let alone the World Series. This year’s Cinderella team in Major League Baseball, the Kansas City Royals, finally broke the longest streak of consecutive years without... Read more »

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Simple Soccer Sportsmanship: Don’t Score Sixteen

Posted on October 11, 2014
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Written by Maya Lapp

I love to win, but I play on the Obama girls’ soccer team, and so far our best outcome has been a tie. However, our team has more fun than any other group on the field. There is not a single team that enjoys themselves more than... Read more »

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Afterschool Annoyances

Posted on October 3, 2014
Posted in Sports, Student News

Written by Martha Yanders

There has been an outcry of complaints for many inconveniences towards the afterschool bus system and many of them have been ongoing for years. One does not have to look far to see the discrepancy between the middle and high school... Read more »

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The new face of Obama Soccer

The new face of Obama Soccer

Posted on September 17, 2014
Posted in Sports

Written by Ian Thomas, The Eagle Staff Writer

There’s no doubt that this year’s Obama Academy boys’ soccer team has quite the roster. Fans should be prepared for an exciting season, one that is filled with promise. With seniors Abe Kouyate and Ray Cascio controlling the... Read more »

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