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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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Boys smash Carrick and move to the Championship against 'Dice'

Boys smash Carrick and move to the Championship against ‘Dice’

Posted on February 21, 2014
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Written by Passion Peoples, The Eagle Staff Reporter

The unstoppable Obama Eagles Boys Basketball team took on Carrick High school at Brashear. The Eagles started off really well winning the tip-off and the first shot was scored by our own DJ Porter #20. Each team worked together but... Read more »

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Lady Eagles stomp Carrick, 60-36

Lady Eagles stomp Carrick, 60-36

Posted on January 13, 2014
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Written by Rosa Vitti, The Eagle Staff Reporter

The Obama Lady Eagles soared in their match versus Carrick on Friday night. The final score was 60-36. Coach McCoy stated the game started off slowly, but the Eagles got it together. Senior Alex Bowens said they had a “beautiful... Read more »

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Swimmers off to another blazing start

Swimmers off to another blazing start

Posted on January 10, 2014
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Written by Lucy Newman, The Eagle Online Senior Writer

The Obama boys swim team is on a roll. In their season debut, they won handily to the Ringold Rams. Last Saturday, they won to Allderdice. It was a tight match, but they pulled through in the end and won by one point. Last night the... Read more »

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Kouyate named All State

Kouyate named All State

Posted on December 24, 2013
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Congratulations to Abe Kouyate, a junior, who was named to the Pennsylvania All State team for soccer this year. Abe is a midfielder and had a fantastic year for the Eagles. Look for a video feature on Abe soon.  Read More →

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Lady Eagles thrash Woodland Hills 62-44

Lady Eagles thrash Woodland Hills 62-44

Posted on December 13, 2013
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Written by Tyraea Gilliam for The Eagle Online

The girls baketball team pounded Woodland Hills 62-44 on Thursday night to raise their record to 2-2. The starting five of Taylin Tyler, Micaela Porter, Kayla Payne and Alexa and Kennedy Bowens all had great minutes, in a game that... Read more »

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Girls basketball team opens home season with win over Imani

Girls basketball team opens home season with win over Imani

Posted on December 10, 2013
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Written by Olivia Perfetti, The Eagle Online Senior Writer

Yesterday, the high school girls basketball team played an outstanding game against Imani Christian Academy, beating them with a score of 66-23. The game was close in the first quarter, but the Eagles took a solid lead towards half-time.... Read more »

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Eagles pound Imani Christian with solid effort

Posted on December 10, 2013
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Written by Martinea Goss, The Eagle Online Senior Writer

After an intense game between the Obama Eagles and the Imani Wildcats, the Eagles pulled out a tremendous win, with a score of 87-44. DJ Porter dominated during this game, along with Calique Jones of Obama and Alan Green of Sci-Tech.... Read more »

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