Patriot Girls Golf Team Making Strides

Patriot Girls Golf Team Making Strides

Michelle Blas, Sports Editor

February 4, 2020

The Birmingham Girl's Golf Team participates in a fascinating sport that should be highlighted more than it is. Golf is actually a rigorously-challenging sport, a fact most students may not have been aware of. Most people don't know enough about golf--that is, have less information about it--which is...

New Rams and Chargers SoFi Stadium Opening Next Summer!

New Rams and Chargers SoFi Stadium Opening Next Summer!

Jeselyn Merino, Staff Writer

December 10, 2019

After 20 years without one, L.A. finally has a football team. Not just one football team, but two! The St. Louis Rams came to Los Angeles in 2016 and once again became the Los Angeles Rams, while the San Diego Chargers came to Los Angeles in 2017 and became the Los Angeles Chargers. The Rams and Chargers...

Colin Kaepernick: Making a Comeback?

Colin Kaepernick: Making a Comeback?

Michael Ochoa, Staff Writer

December 10, 2019

Its been three years (or 889 days), since Colin Kaepernick has stepped onto  NFL field. After Kaepernick took a knee during the National Anthem, the media has made him look like a bad guy. Kaepernick was initially inspired to kneel in order to protest the deaths of African-Americans at the hands of...

BCCHS Cheer Team Tryouts Process in Question

BCCHS Cheer Team Tryouts Process in Question

Diana Carballo, Staff Writer

November 25, 2019

It's that time of year where all sports are having tryouts and many girls this year were excited for cheer tryouts. This year over 200 girls tried out, but many of them were upset with how the tryouts were arranged. Girls and boys who tried out were complaining at the end about how the tryouts we...

BCCHS Boy’s Water Polo Finishes Season

BCCHS Boy’s Water Polo Finishes Season

Jeselyn Merino, staff writer

November 13, 2019

If it isn't obvious, water polo is a water sport that is played between two teams. The purpose of the game is that the teams try to shoot the ball into the opposing goal. It is a competitive sport that has 4 quarters. The Birmingham High School boy's first water polo game of the 2019 season was on September...

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...

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