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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

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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...

BCCHS Basketball Season Comes to an End in State Playoffs

Ingrid Flamenco, Front Page Editor March 27, 2023

Since the BCCHS Basketball team season came to an end in the state playoffs, here's a recap of their season results. The season lasted 13 games in total and the team went all the way to the state Playoffs....

NBA Legend Lebron James Eclipses NBA All-Time Scoring Record

Edgar Blackmon, Photography editor March 15, 2023

On February 8, 2023, Lebron James broke the NBA record for all-time scoring which was initially held for over 40 years by Lakers legend Kareem Abdul Jabbar. James is a legendary player that has played...

Brazilian Soccer Legend Pele Has Passed Away

Nathan Velasquez, Staff Writer March 15, 2023

The world mourned the passing of Edson Arantes do Nascimento, better known as Pele, the greatest soccer player in history, with heavy hearts. At the age of 80, Pele passed away quietly in his sleep on...

2022-23 Champions League Preview

Dario Luna, Photography Editor March 7, 2023

The time of year has come again when the best teams in Europe battle it out for glory. This yearly European competition begins in the summer and ends usually in May of the next year. The location in...

2022-23 MLB Off Season Underway in Arizona and Florida

Joseph Mata, Staff Writer March 2, 2023

The MLB Off Season has started and is underway in Arizona and Florida. There are still big players on the market with some of the top shortstops in all of baseball signing big contracts worth over $300...

BCCHS Girls Volleyball Season Ends Successfully

Kimberly Castaneda, Sports Editor March 2, 2023

Making it to the city championship game in CIF Division I, the Lady Patriot volleyball team also qualified for the 2022 CIF State Girls Volleyball Championship Tournament. These outstanding results at...

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