Dance wraps up competition season

Ellie McShane, Staff Reporter

February 9, 2018

After winter break, while most students at North were reluctant to get back into the swing of things, the dance team was in the midst of their competition season, cleaning their jazz and lyrical routines to prepare for Sectionals on January 20. “We [have been] working on our overall technique and show...

Work ethic pays off for boys basketball

Gracie Schultz, Features Editor

February 7, 2018

The art of teamwork is not something new the varsity boys basketball team. Their work ethic in the team is continuing to pay off. “Their dedication and work ethic [is important]. This year we also have a very unselfish group, and it is great to see kids make personal sacrifices for the good of the...

Girls basketball prepares for Regional games

Junior Savannah Guenther plays against Warren on January 16.

Jennifer Lopez, Features Editor

February 7, 2018

As the girls basketball season comes to a close, the coaches and team focus on the upcoming Regional games. “The season is going pretty well. We have played really well at times this year and are currently 7-4 in conference games,” said head coach Robert Nicoletti. As the basketball season and...

Boys bowling finishes successful season

Senior Kyle Przybylski bowls his strike shot against Evanston on Jan. 11.

Morgan Buckley, Staff Reporter

February 7, 2018

Seven seniors on boys bowling graduated, leaving two boys to be varsity starters. Most of the season was spent learning. “We go from a team of three to four year varsity starters to only two starters that had that experience. I think it was a really big shift for the guys that got moved up to the varsity le...

Athletes train during off-season

Abby Hamelton, Online Editor

February 7, 2018

Although spring sports don’t start until springtime, many sports start preparing toward the end of the winter months, trying to get in shape and ready for the season to start. Athletes prepare in several ways to ensure they can perform to the best of their abilities when it’s time to start competing. “Preseason...

Five wrestlers advance to Sectionals

Sectional qualifier Nick Kozenecki wrestles against Round Lake on Dec 14.

Evan Garrett, Sports Editor

February 7, 2018

With the winter season closing, the wrestlers are motivating each other in practices and meets to make it further into the upcoming IHSA competitions. Five wrestlers will take on Sectionals on Sat., February 10, hoping to advance wrestlers to State. “The best feeling is when you beat a guy who was...

Winter Sports Preview

Winter Sports Preview

Evan Garrett, Sports Editor

December 5, 2017

 

Dance begins winter competition season

Daniel Lomeli, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2017

Dance started off their competition season at Mundelein High School on Nov 19 with two performances that they have choreographed in the previous weeks. This is the first time that they have incorporated a lyrical aspect into their program rather than strictly jazz. “Being the varsity dance team coach is an ...

Swim takes on Sectionals

Morgan Buckley, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2017

Three girls represented Grayslake North on Nov. 11 at Sectionals for swimming. Sophomore Maya Haubrich placed seventh on the 100 meter backstroke. “I was close to my best times at Sectionals. I had to overcome a shoulder injury and an illness, so I’m proud of that,” Haubrich said. Although the students...

Cheerleaders place second

Jennifer Lopez, Features Editor

December 5, 2017

Cheerleading competition season is right around the corner, and the girls took on their first competition on Dec. 3 at Crystal Lake Central and won second place. “We compete all throughout December and January and then our State finals are the first weekend in February this year,” said varsity cheer...

Knights football advances to round two of playoffs

Knights football advances to round two of playoffs

Evan Garrett, Sports Editor

November 1, 2017

For the sixth consecutive year, the Knights football team makes it to the playoffs. This led to a first round win against Mather High School with  a score of 42-0. The landslide win brought the team to an overall season record of 8-3 thus far. “Preparing for playoffs, we are trying to be as...

Freshman volleyball hits new record

Freshman volleyball hits new record

Brittany Jones, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2017

The freshman girls team broke the school record of having the highest amount of wins with a record of 21-3The freshman girls team broke the school record of having the highest amount of wins with a record of 21-3. “Every day is a hustle for this team. We make sure to work hard as one unit in order to focu...

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