The Patriot Post

The student news site of Birmingham Community Charter High School

The student news site of Birmingham Community Charter High School

The Patriot Post

The student news site of Birmingham Community Charter High School

The Patriot Post

Olympics Logo with Eiffel Tower 
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The 2024 Paris Summer Olympics Are Almost Here

Alexander Rico, Staff Writer May 22, 2024

The Olympic Games are a popular international sporting event held during both the summer and winter where thousands of athletes from all over the world compete. The creation of the Olympic games started...

Milwaukee Bucks vs Los Angeles Lakers game in 2021. (photo: Alan Martinez (11))

The Sorry State of the NBA All-Star Game Format

Alexander Rico and Alan Martinez April 19, 2024

The NBA All-Star Weekend is a 3-day event where all NBA players take a break from the grueling regular season and take a 3-day intermission full of fun and laughter. It consists of multiple events like...

The winning BCCHS Boys and Girls CIF City Section Dual Championship Teams

BCCHS Boys and Girls Wrestling Teams Win 2024 Los Angeles City Championships

Alan Martinez, Staff Writer March 14, 2024

Birmingham competed in the 2024 L.A. City Wrestling Championships and were very successful. BCCHS had 26 section placers in total, 14 girls and 12 boys. Patriot wrestlers had 18 finalists, 10 girls,...

The Birminghams Boys Soccer Team playing against Granada Hills High School. (Photo: Ingrid Flamenco (12))

BCCHS 2023-2024 Mens Soccer Wins L.A. City Championship at Valley College

Ingrid Flamenco, Editor-In-Cheif March 4, 2024

The BCCHS boys' soccer season is over, and they had an excellent season finishing with 17 wins, 3 losses, and 1 tie. They won the L.A. City Championship beating El Camino 2-0 in the final game at L.A....

Shohei Ohtani Japan World Baseball Classic Jersey (Photo: Alexander Rico 11)

Los Angeles Dodgers Dominate the 2024 Winter MLB Offseason

Alexander Rico, Staff Writer March 4, 2024

The MLB off-season has always been an exciting time filled with trades, free-agent signings, and team reconstructing. This period typically spans from the end of the World Series in late October until...

Senior Peyton Waters catches a touchdown against Acalanes. 
(photo: Antrell Harris Sr.--@werollvisuals/IG)

2023 BCCHS Football Team Wins L.A. City Championship, Loses in State Title Game to Acalanes

Thyrone Brown, Sports Editor February 21, 2024

The Patriots finished the season ranked #1 in the Los Angeles City Section, going 12-3. 2023 was one of the best seasons for BCCHS in recent years.  Transfer students that Birmingham acquired during...

Getting ready for soccer practice on the pitch (photo: Alexander Rico(11))

Messi Brings Excitement, Fans, and a Championship To Inter Miami

Andrew Aguirre, Staff Writer October 30, 2023

There were talks for weeks and weeks after professional soccer player Lionel Messi said he would not be returning to Paris Saint-German. The sports media was in a frenzy as fans began anticipating Messi's...

Peyton Waters, Star Wide Receiver, Leading BCCHS Football Team to CIF City Playoffs

Zachary Ignacio, Staff Writer October 24, 2023

With 13 official university acceptance offers to consider, Birmingham senior Peyton Waters has made a major decision to attend the University of Washington and join the #5 ranked undefeated Huskies football...

Golf team practicing  at Van Nuys Golf Courts(photo: Richard DeFranzo BCCHS Teacher)

Mr. Richard DeFronzo is the New Boys and Girls Golf Coach

Mayra Vargas, Sports Editor October 10, 2023

Mr. Richard DeFronzo, a long-time Birmingham social studies teacher, has taken on the additional role of being the boys and girls golf coach. DeFronzo has taught at Birmingham for the last 15 years, teaching...

BCCHS junior punt returner Prince Gentle returns a punt against Sherman Oaks Notre Dame during an away game on August 25, 2023. (photo: Thyrone Brown (12))

BCCHS Varsity Football Dominates Granada Hills 31-0 After Returning From Texas Trip

Thyrone Brown, Sports Editor October 4, 2023

Birmingham’s varsity football team returned home from their trip to Texas after a tough loss to Steele High School 49-7, one of the top-ranked teams in the state. Overall, Birmingham has had a strong...

“Tank” Davis Knocks Out Garcia at the MGM Arena in Las Vegas

Dario Luna, Photography Editor April 28, 2023

On April 22, 2023, boxing fans experienced the biggest fight of the year as Gervonta "Tank" Davis fought against Ryan Garcia in Las Vegas's MGM Arena. Two superstars of the lightweight boxing division...

Japan Wins Exciting 2023 World Baseball Classic Final Against the United States

Dario Luna, Photography Editor April 12, 2023

Every three or four years we have the World Baseball Classic. In 2023, the WBC was played in three different nations, the U.S.A., Taiwan, and Japan. The games were transmitted on Fox Sports, and it was...

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