Ballon D’or 2018

Ballon D’or 2018

Francisco Jacobo and Ivan Delgado

May 3, 2019

The Ballon D'or is a yearly award for the best soccer player throughout the year. Luka Modrić(33) has been declared as the winner of the 2018 Ballon D’or, breaking the consecutive trophies awarded to Messi and Ronaldo over the previous 10 Ballon D’ors since 2008. This year's nominees for the 2018 B...

Birmingham Boys Soccer 2019 City Champions

Birmingham Boys Soccer 2019 City Champions

Gustavo De La Luz and Ivan Delgado

March 22, 2019

The boy's soccer team at Birmingham Community Charter High School is very competitive and the team always aims to win the city championship ring. They expect to win all the time and nothing less as the Patriot soccer team has won the city title three times in Birmingham soccer history--all with coach...

2019 MLB Spring Training Opening

2019 MLB Spring Training Opening

Jose Rivera, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

In Major League Baseball (MLB), Spring Training is a series of practices and exhibition games preceding the start of the regular season. It allows new players to tryout for roster and position spots. Spring training has always attracted fan attention, drawing crowds who travel to the warm climates of...

After a Rough Start, Lakers are Just Getting Started!

After a Rough Start, Lakers are Just Getting Started!

Jonathon Eaton, Staff Writer

November 20, 2018

The Los Angeles Lakers have been making noticeable moves to get back to the top and finally win another NBA championship. Since Magic Johnson became the GM of the Lakers, he has been able to sign LeBron James to a 153 million dollar, 4-year deal. Lance Stephenson, Rajon Rondo, Michael Beasley, and Javale...

Patriot Varsity Football Off to a Strong Start to Season

Patriot Varsity Football Off to a Strong Start to Season

Debbie Lawhead, Staff Writer

October 9, 2018

The 2018 BCCHS varsity football season is off to a strong start with the team having a 4-2 record. After previously losing to Harvard Westlake last year, the team showed how hard they worked by defeating Harvard Westlake 30-21 for this season's first victory.  Birmingham then brought home another victory...

2018-19 Birmingham Cheer Team

2018-19 Birmingham Cheer Team

Phillip Lemus and Joshua Campos

October 5, 2018

This year's 2018-19 Birmingham Cheer Team has already accomplished more than most high school cheer teams. Birmingham's cheer team has grown larger over the years,  and with the new school year starting, they've just completed tryouts. The sport of cheerleading has grown to be more successful in the l...

College Football Season is Back!

College Football Season is Back!

Miguel Cisneros, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018

 The most exciting part of the year for football fans has started, the college football season. Everyone is excited to see their favorite college team play--see their new formations, plays and, of course new players that have been signed. Many football fans are saddened because there favorite college p...

2018 Powder Puff Flag Football: Juniors Win for First Time!

2018 Powder Puff Flag Football:  Juniors Win for First Time!

Gissel Garcia, Arts and Entertainment Editor

May 24, 2018

  BCCHS is known for hosting the Powderpuff games every year in May. This game allows both junior and senior girls to compete against each other in flag football. Each team has their own male student coach from their grade level along with volunteer cheerleader boys. Both teams have a month ...

Baseball Senior Night

Baseball Senior Night

Karina Ruvalcaba, Creative Arts Editor

May 10, 2018

Baseball has been having great seasons over the years, from winning city championship last year, to having a chance of going to finals this year as well. On May 10, 2018 Birmingham held its senior night against Granada Hills High School. It was such a memorable moment, you saw proud parents, posters...

Womens and Mens Wrestling Teams Win CIF Dual Titles, City Title

Womens and Mens Wrestling Teams Win CIF Dual Titles, City Title

Gissel Garcia and Destiny Taufahema

April 10, 2018

The BCCHS Wrestling Team spring season has come to an end, the kind of ending in a fairy tale, a happily ever after. The boys and girls wrestling team won their CIF (California Interscholastic Federation) dual title, taking the win against their rival, the San Fernando Tigers. This is the second time...

BCCHS Women’s Golf Team and Why You Should Join!

BCCHS Women’s Golf Team and Why You Should Join!

Hadaasa Nae and Gissel Garcia

March 23, 2018

The Birmingham Community Charter High School Women's Golf Team had a very interesting fall semester last year. There are a total of nine girls on the team, but you should never take numbers for granted. Two players made through to the top ten in league play, with Astrid Cabrera (11) placing third,  and...

2018 NBA All-Star Weekend at Staples Center

2018 NBA All-Star Weekend at Staples Center

Alejandro Marroquin, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018

The 2018 NBA All Star Weekend was in Los Angeles at the Staple Center. The All Star weekend was from February 16-18. A lot of celebrities were at the events like Chance The Rapper, Justin Bieber, Quavo, and many more. The All Star Weekend had many events including: the Celebrity Game, the Rising Star...

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