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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
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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
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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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USO opens with a close win 27-20 over Westinghouse

USO opens with a close win 27-20 over Westinghouse

Posted on September 10, 2014
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Written by Martinea Goss, The Eagle Staff Reporter

The USO football team opened their season with a win. Although the win was tough and the game points were scored back to back, they defeated the Westinghouse Bulldogs. DaSean Bonneau caught a remarkable pass from Ronald Brown, scoring... Read more »

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Obama middle school wrestlers dominate

Obama middle school wrestlers dominate

Posted on May 12, 2014
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Congratulations go out to Damon Macklin, Michael ‘Dino’ Tomlin and Mason Tomlin (pictured)  for their gold medal finishes at the City Middle School Wrestling Championships this past weekend.  Read More →

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Akrie explains the baseball situation

Akrie explains the baseball situation

Posted on May 5, 2014
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Written by Rashawn Edmundson, For the Eagle Online

“Our season has been okay”. Mellow words from junior baseball player for the Obama Eagles Joel Akrie describe the season so far. The team has a record of 2-3. Although that record does not sound good on paper, it is because of... Read more »

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Obama Track team gearing new potential towards City Championship

Posted on May 5, 2014
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Written by Damon Singleton, For the Eagle Online

How much do you know about your school’s track and field team? The Obama track team this year is filled with much potential and is preparing to face off against the other city schools at the Track and Field City Championships. The... Read more »

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Yoka Rooney qualifying for state meet in swimming

Yoka Rooney qualifying for state meet in swimming

Posted on March 8, 2014
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Written by Lucy Newman, Obama Eagle Senior Reporter

Yoka Rooney competed in the PIAA state qualifying meet for swimming, qualifying in both the 50 free and the 100 breast. This year he set two school records in individual races, and was in a relay that set another. He beat the previous... Read more »

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Just short again: Undefeated season ends at the championship game. Boys lose to 'Dice, 55-54

Just short again: Undefeated season ends at the championship game. Boys lose to ‘Dice, 55-54

Posted on February 24, 2014
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Written by Passion Peoples, The Eagle Staff Reporter

The Obama Eagles took on the Allderdice Dragons at Obama for the 2014 City League Championship. This was the biggest game of the season and it was certainly something you didn’t want to miss. Unfortunately the undefeated Eagles lost... Read more »

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Sign up for girls Ultimate Frisbee team!

Sign up for girls Ultimate Frisbee team!

Posted on February 24, 2014
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Written by Olivia Perfetti, Obama Eagle Staff Reporter

Looking for something exciting to do this Spring? Then you should join the high school girls Ultimate Frisbee team! No experience is necessary to join. The only requirement is to have fun! We have several afterschool games and practices... Read more »

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