Boys bowling succeeds in fulfilling individual, team goals

Erin McBriarty, Features Editor

February 9, 2016


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The boys bowling team competed in Regionals on January 16. Their hard work at practice all season resulted in achieving their team goal to go to Sectionals "We have been practicing only varsity, and we each get our own lanes to practice for the full hour and a half. We all work on our individual games...

Trip to Washington benefits girls basketball

Trip to Washington benefits girls basketball

Tyler Elias, Sports Editor

February 9, 2016


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The girls basketball team looks to improve as they head into the second half of the year after a mid-season trip to play in the Martin Luther King Jr. Tournament in Washington, Illinois. The girls team brings back more experience from a tournament with tough competition. “Our theme lately has been...

Dance team competes at State

Dance team competes at State

Megan Davies, Staff Reporter

February 9, 2016


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The dance team placed sixth at Sectionals on January 30 and furthered their journey to State. "Hearing our names be called would have had to be the most exciting, happy, and best thing ever. Looking at the team jumping and screaming with happy tears in everyone’s eyes was the best experience ever...

Eyes set on Regional title

Eyes set on Regional title

Connor Sinclair, Production Editor

February 9, 2016


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After a prominent performance at their Martin Luther King Jr. Tournament, boys basketball looks to continue their success heading into the second half of their season. The Knights traveled to Washington, Illinois, in hopes to bounce back from an upsetting defeat to Prairie Ridge by gaining more experience...

Cheer team takes 12th place at state

Cheer team takes 12th place at state

Tyrah Domingo, Staff Reporter

February 9, 2016


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The cheerleading team completed their competition season as they placed second at Conference, fourth place at Sectionals, and 12th place at the 2016 IHSA State Competition. State took place on February 5-6 at U.S. Cellular Coliseum in Bloomington, Illinois. Aside from achieving their goal of going to State,...

Benefits of off-season conditioning

Allie Kramer, Staff Reporter

February 9, 2016


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Athletes looking to better themselves as players in their off-season may attend pre-season training. “Off-season conditioning is an opportunity for athletes to gain strength, speed, and endurance,” said varsity soccer coach Alex McKenzie. Athletes gain fitness in their sport and improve their relationships...

Boys volleyball comes to Grayslake North

Yvette Rivera, Staff Reporter

February 9, 2016


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This year at Grayslake North, a brand new sports program is available. This year, North is proud to be welcoming a boys volleyball team to their athletic teams. “I am super excited for the season. Ever since I started here in 2005, I have always been pushing and thriving for this program, so I am...

Wrestling looks to competitions

Wrestling looks to competitions

Ashley Rayan, Managing Editor

February 9, 2016


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The boys wrestling team is wrapping up a successful regular season and looking towards Sectional and State competitions. Although wrestling is primarily an individual sport, athletes are constantly looking to their teammates and coaches to push them during practice and meets. “We’re all a team,...

Competition season begins for the varsity dance team

Grace Marino, News Editor

December 8, 2015


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The dance team’s first competition was held at Mundelein High School against 18 other teams in the area. “Our first competition was Sunday, November 22, at Mundelein High School. We did two routines this year. We did kick for the time and our poms routine,” said coach Keeley Thode. With the competition...

Girls basketball takes second at tournament

Connor Sinclair, Production Editor

December 8, 2015


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With the winter sports season in full swing, the girls basketball team looks to continue their success after a change in offensive strategies. The girls had recent success within the Mundelein Thanksgiving tournament, held through Nov. 16 through 21, winning four of their five games, losing in th...

Cheer begins competition season

Cheer begins competition season

Megan Davies, Staff Reporter

December 8, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

December brings competition season for the cheerleading team. “In the beginning of the fall season, we had Saturday practices. Then we would go to benefits on Sundays. Right now we practice every day after school and also weekends. This is all really worth it because going to State has to be the best...

Football playoffs make school history

Football playoffs make school history

Evan Garrett, Staff Reporter

December 8, 2015


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For the first time ever, the Knights won the first playoff game against Hubbard’s Greyhounds on Oct. 31. Students and staff, adorned in black and gold, made their way to North’s stands on the cold, rainy Halloween night to experience the rush of adrenaline as the Knight’s won their first p...

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