Pittsburgh Barack Obama Academy of International Studies

A Win for Pittsburgh Public Schools

Maya Lapp, Senior Writer

October 27, 2015

Filed under Game Reports, Sports, Top Stories

Despite the old-age rivalry between Allderdice and Schenley, and now Obama, sometimes you have to set aside the animosity and celebrate the accomplishments of a fellow city school. This year the Dice boys’ soccer team has had ... Read more »

USO Vs. Alderdice Game

Maureik Vickers, Senior Sports Reporter

October 22, 2015

Filed under Game Reports, Sports, Top Stories

Uprep USO football team played Taylor Alderdice at Cupples stadium last Thursday at 7pm. It was a back to back game as fans cheered heavily for both teams. Alderdice won by two points. In the first quarter the score was tied 0-0.... Read more »

Tennis Team Victory

Martha Yanders, Senior Editor

October 1, 2015

Filed under Sports

  The Obama girls’ tennis team played a match against Brashear at their home courts yesterday afternoon. The match was 5-0 with three singles and two doubles matches. Yesterday was a great comeback for the Lady Eagles af... Read more »

Boys Volleyball Championship

May 26, 2015

Filed under Game Reports, Sports

Obama vs Ambridge: Fans and Players Alike Written By: Cymon Butler On May 23, 2015, the Obama Boys Volleyball team faced the Ambridge Volleyball team in the Championships. While both teams had played extremely well, Obama ende... Read more »

Girl’s Ultimate Frisbee Season Finale

May 16, 2015

Filed under Game Reports, Sports, Student News

Girl’s Ultimate Frisbee Written by: Rhonna Ly The Girls’ Ultimate Frisbee team took on the season with new members and fresh optimism. Although half of the team was introduced to the sport this year, the team had fun to t... Read more »

Boys’ Ultimate Frisbee!

Levi Brown, Reporter

March 7, 2015

Filed under Sports

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... Read more »

Freshman Insight into the Lady Eagles

Essence Davis

March 2, 2015

Filed under Sports, Student Life

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... Read more »

Student Athlete, Lenell Ptomey

Imani Smith

February 28, 2015

Filed under Sports, Student Life

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... Read more »

Lady Eagles Win Senior Night

Olivia Perfetti

February 20, 2015

Filed under Sports

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... Read more »

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

John Horsley

December 6, 2014

Filed under Creative Writing, Opinion and Poetry, Sports

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... Read more »

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