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Softball team perseveres in season of few games and lots of rain

Softball team perseveres in season of few games and lots of rain

Posted on May 17, 2014
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Written by Passion Peoples, The Eagle Online Staff Writer

The girls softball team is a group of hard-working, dedicated and risk-taking young women. Thanks to the addition of a few new players, the team has had a better season than in previous years, but with a record of just 2-1 in a time... 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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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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