Special Olympics teams qualify for State

Special Olympics teams qualify for State

Bryan Angeles, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2020

The Special Olympics basketball team made it to State through a series of victories at a tournament hosted by Jacob’s High School. The basketball team participated in a tournament on Sunday, January 12 at Jacob’s High School. There, they played the Barrington Broncos, won, and moved onto the next...

Student competes at State in snowshoeing

Shalynn Billings, Entertainment Editor

February 11, 2020

Senior Tim Ryno is going to State for the sport Snowshoeing after much dedication to the sport. Last year at a competition with the rest of the Special Olympics team, Ryno decided he wanted to try snowshoeing. “They had this video that showed all other sports. They featured a bunch of different things...

Winter Sports Preview

Maggie Walker, Sports editor

February 11, 2020

Athletes are breaking boundaries

Morgan Buckley, News Editor

February 11, 2020

Sophomore Emily Larrivee and alumni Abby Kicklighter have each accomplished a task as female weightlifters. Kicklighter got a scholarship to Marian University in Indianapolis for weightlifting and Larrivee advanced to Worlds. “Being offered a scholarship was amazing, I felt like I was doing something...

Girls basketball defeats Round Lake

Danielle Broege, Staff Reporter

February 8, 2020

On Wednesday, January 29, the JV girls basketball team beat Round Lake 26 to 20.  Winning this game was a good way to show the team’s improvement since the beginning of the season.  “Our defence is what won us the game. We held them to 20 points. Anytime you can hold a team to 20 or less, you pu...

Girls bowling faces Lakes in the last match of the season

Jasmine Monda, Sports Editor

February 5, 2020

Grayslake North’s girls bowling faced Lakes High School in the last match of their season. Through some ups and downs, the girls managed to take leadership for their team to succeed. On January 23, the girls faced each other at Antioch Lanes. The game was going well, but then the team ran into some ...

Varsity dance competes at invitational

Michelle Szul, Staff Reporter

January 24, 2020

Dance at Grayslake North is a sport that runs through a very long season, with tryouts starting off in spring and practice going all the way through the beginning of next spring. The season is split between summer practices, fall season, and winter season. “Fall season is more like a spirit season,...

Cheer team competes at Conference

Miranda Rogina, Features Editor

January 24, 2020

The cheer team kept the energy high for Conference, despite their challenges.  “We definitely did better in our invite than we did at Conference, although we did hit zero both times,” said senior Zach Chamberlain. Although Conference did not go as well as their invite did, the team is not bitter ...

Varsity girls basketball plays Central

Maggie Walker, Sports editor

January 24, 2020

This past Wednesday, Grayslake North girls varsity basketball team played a game against what some would call their biggest rival, Grayslake Central.    The night started with a jump ball, which was one by Central. This started the game for the night. A jump ball is where the referee throw...

Cheer cranks it up at competition

Miranda Rogina, Features Editor

December 18, 2019

The cheer team kept their energy high during competition, spirits up and ready to have fun.  “Our energy was really really good. We didn’t do so great skillwise and accidentally let one girl fall, but we all had fun at the end,” said junior Maggie Kopp. Despite dropping a flyer, the team...

Swimmers compete at IHSA Sectional Meet

Maggie Walker, Sports Editor

December 10, 2019

Some people think of swimming as a summer activity, but for the three girls that compete on Grayslake North’s competitive swim team, it is a year long activity that requires blood, sweat, and tears. The three girls that swim for Grayslake North’s girls swim team are Kayla Martinez, Maya Haubrich,...

Winter Sports Preview

Maggie Walker, Sports Editor

December 10, 2019

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