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...

Birmingham Football Wins 2019 Open Division City Championship

Birmingham Football Wins 2019 Open Division City Championship

Sophia Antillon, Staff Writer

December 16, 2019

Birmingham won the Open Division City Football Championship by defeating Wilmington Banning High School 27-20 at El Camino College on Friday, November 29, 2019.  This was the first open division football city title for BCCHS and coach Jim Rose.  After defeating Garfield 34-14 in a Friday night home...

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...

BCCHS Varsity Football Wins League, Faces Garfield in Playoffs

BCCHS Varsity Football Wins League, Faces Garfield in Playoffs

Sophia Antillon, Staff Writer

November 12, 2019

Birmingham Patriots, we can all agree that our varsity football team has made a vast improvement this season. They went through many hardships at the beginning of season and had to deal with several losses. They may have doubted themselves about how they played. They also may have felt like they weren't...

How It All Started: The Birmingham Dance Team

How It All Started: The Birmingham Dance Team

Karina Gonzalez, Staff Writer and Website Editor

October 21, 2019

The Birmingham Dance Team has been active for eight years and ever since then, they have been well-known for making Birmingham's pep rallies and varsity football games hyped. The team really gets the students up on their feet and cheering for the team as they have their hands up grooving to the music. At...

Free Agency Mania for the Los Angeles Lakers

Free Agency Mania for the Los Angeles Lakers

Michael Ochoa, Staff Writer

October 1, 2019

Are you ready for Lakers Basketball?  The NBA off-season was very thrilling. The Lakers off-season grade is A- according to CBS sports, and the Lakers are one of the highest rated teams in the NBA. The Lakers have acquired one of the biggest names in basketball, Anthony Davis, via trade with the New...

Frank Vogel Will Lead the Los Angeles Lakers as their New Head Coach

Frank Vogel Will Lead the Los Angeles Lakers as their New Head Coach

Jose Rivera, Staff Writer

May 23, 2019

Frank Vogel has agreed to a three-year deal to become the next head coach for the Los Angeles Lakers. Vogel met with Lakers management Thursday, May 16, and completed the deal Saturday afternoon with Vogel's agent. Jason Kidd has also agreed to a deal to become a prominent assistant coach on Vogel's...

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...

Powderpuff 2019…Junior Girls Victorious for a Second Year!

Powderpuff 2019…Junior Girls Victorious for a Second Year!

Hadaasa Nae and Lisset Saavedra

April 23, 2019

The annual Powderpuff football game is back in season! Once again the junior girls took it home for victory for the second year in a row. Last year, the juniors beat the seniors in the Powderpuff game for the first time in BCCHS history. Throughout the years, the senior girls have always won, but last year and this year proved them wrong. Man...

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