Boys Volleyball Championship

May 26, 2015

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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...

Girl’s Ultimate Frisbee Season Finale

May 16, 2015

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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...

Boys’ Ultimate Frisbee!

Levi Brown, Reporter

March 7, 2015

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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...

Freshman Insight into the Lady Eagles

Essence Davis

March 2, 2015

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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...

Student Athlete, Lenell Ptomey

Imani Smith

February 28, 2015

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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...

Lady Eagles Win Senior Night

Olivia Perfetti

February 20, 2015

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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...

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

John Horsley

December 6, 2014

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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...

Kicking It Off

Rashaan Mason

November 9, 2014

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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...

Royals Look for Royalty

John Horsley

November 9, 2014

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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...

Simple Soccer Sportsmanship: Don’t Score Sixteen

Maya Lapp

October 11, 2014

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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...

Afterschool Annoyances

Martha Yanders

October 3, 2014

Filed under Sports, Student Life

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...

Pittsburgh Barack Obama Academy of International Studies