Cheer begins competition season

Cheer begins competition season

Megan Davies, Staff Reporter

December 8, 2015

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

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...

Wrestling team looks to State Competition

Allie Kramer, Staff Editor

December 8, 2015

On Dec. 3, the team wrestled against Woodstock North and were able to win their first meet of the season. Blake Wilshire, Anthony Johnson and Alex Moran won their matches. All 75 of the athletes that wrestle for Grayslake North share one mantra. “Win for yourself and win for the team,” said...

Connor’s Corner

Connor Sinclair, Production Editor

December 8, 2015

When a team has two or more superstar athletes on their team, you’d think it’s a gift. Two times the talent, two times the performance! But sometimes, the addition of another star player can cause problems. It’s not an uncommon occurrence, especially in basketball. A team will have their “designated”...

Boys bowling strikes back in second season

Boys bowling strikes back in second season

Ashley Rayan, Managing Editor

December 8, 2015

In its second season, the boys bowling team looks to win as an established, prepared team. Bowling may not be considered one of the most physically tough sports, but it requires a balance of mental and physical strength .“Bowling is like other sports in that it is a physical competition, but...

Boys basketball begins season undefeated

Tyler Elias, Sports Editor

December 8, 2015

The boys basketball team begins the season at the Thanksgiving tournament held at Johnsburg and Richmond-Burton High Schools. The Knights opened the tournament with a matchup against rival school, Lakes Community High School. “The opening tournament meant even more knowing we were playing them...

Girls golf sends one golfer to Sectionals

Ellen Stojak, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2015

Hours of practice pays off as girls golf’s second year comes to an end. Varsity girls golf continued to Sectionals, and junior varsity comes to a close. Senior golfer Kara Ahlemeyer placed in Sectionals and looked forward to the challenge. “Golf has been such a memorable experience for me. I am...

Cheer competition season right around the corner

Erin McBriarty, Features Editor

October 28, 2015

The competition season has just begun for the cheerleaders, and they are rising to the stand. Competition season officially begins in October, but that doesn’t stop the girls from cheering on the football team. “Since the competitions are only a few months away, of course cheering on the boys is...

Tennis finishes in Regional competition

Tyler Elias, Sports reporter

October 28, 2015

The girls tennis team reaches the end of their 2015 season with their young team. Working toward team goals, the team looks strong with eight wins. “Our team goals were to be in the top half of our conference and to find success with almost an entirely new team in our starting positions,” said...

Football season moves to playoffs

Football season moves to playoffs

Megan Davies, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2015

The football team ended regular season play on a high note, making the playoffs with a win against Woodstock North on October 23. They will play Hubbard High School in their first playoff game of the season on October 31 at 2:00 p.m. at Grayslake North. “Getting our team ready to play other...

Soccer fights in Regional semifinals

Soccer fights in Regional semifinals

Michelle Jimenez, staff reporter

October 28, 2015

The boys varsity soccer team is finishing their season off on a high note by winning five games in a row. One of their most exciting games was against rival Grayslake Central with a 3-1 victory. “Our win against Grayslake Central [was an outstanding game]. The entire team showed that they really...

Boys golf advances to Sectionals

Boys golf advances to Sectionals

Connor Sinclair, Production Editor

October 28, 2015

The boys golf team says goodbye to the seniors after a year of improvement and success within the Regional competition. Junior Adam Baker placed fifth in Regionals at Bittersweet Golf Course in Gurnee on October 6, and was the only North player to advance to the Sectional competition in Rockford on...

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