Cheerleading prepares for competition

Grace Marino, Staff Editor

November 4, 2014


Filed under Sports

The varsity cheerleading team is in full swing and as competition season quickly approaches with their first competition on December 7. Last year, the varsity cheerleaders made it to State. “We finished seventh in the state last year,” Garza said. There are many things the cheerleaders...

Boys soccer finishes season strong after playoffs

Boys soccer finishes season strong after playoffs

Brandon Kottmer, Staff Reporter

November 4, 2014


Filed under Sports

The boys soccer season comes to a close after their playoff run. This season, they have been above the .500 record almost the entire season. Some of the motivation to continue their successful season is to break school records. The high school soccer team has never had an above .500 record. After getting...

Girls golf advances to sectionals after successful season

Girls golf advances to sectionals after successful season

Tyler Elias, Staff Reporter

November 4, 2014


Filed under Sports

The first season for the girls golf team has come to a close after a very successful year that involved the girls having a long post-season run into Sectionals. This season, the lady golfers teamed up with the Grayslake Central lady golfers to make one D127 girls golf team. The girls had an excellent...

Poms works toward competitions

Alexis Pascascio, Staff Editor

November 4, 2014


Filed under Sports

After a hard mandatory summer training camp, the poms dance team is preparing for the upcoming dance season in November. Poms dance team varies their style of dance. “We have many styles of dance. Usually we do poms, jazz, and for the football games, we do pop and hip-hop,” said head coach...

Volleyball looks to improve during the off-season

Tyler Elias, Staff Editor

November 4, 2014


Filed under Sports

The girls volleyball team did much better than their record showed, and coming off their senior night victory, the team looked to make a run in the playoffs. A disappointing record of 7-21 doesn’t not show how well they have played late in the season. The girls have lost many close games,...

Tennis accomplishes goals, finishes season strong

Lauren Velasco, News Editor

November 4, 2014


Filed under Sports

The girls tennis team finished the season on a high note: with a winning record and a team bond that will not be broken. “We are a really dedicated team. All of us have put in a lot of time toward this team, and we have all worked really hard. Everyone wants to be at practices and matches....

Football wins conference, advances to playoffs

Football wins conference, advances to playoffs

Connor Sinclair, Sports Editor

November 4, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The football team advanced to the IHSA playoffs for the third year in a row after a strong finish to the season. This season, the Knights won the conference title with their record of 6-3, with key victories over the talented Prairie Ridge, Normal West, and Woodstock North programs. They lost a hard...

Boys golf season ends with strong Regional finish

Tyler Elias, Staff Reporter

November 4, 2014


Filed under Sports

The boys golf season comes to an end after a good run at the Regional tournament held at the McHenry Country Club. The team did well in Conference and Regionals this year. The team’s best score in Regionals was an 85 by sophomore Alex Wrobel. Unfortunately they did not advance to Sectionals as a team. “We...

Football has high hopes for State playoffs

Football has high hopes for State playoffs

Jake McCue, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The football team is attempting to make it to the 2014 Illinois State Playoffs with a new defense and other strong features. The Knights have made it to the playoffs the last two years but have been eliminated the first round both times. Putting in a new defense and returning their explosive offense...

School welcomes new boys bowling team this winter

Yvette Rivera, Entertainment Editor

September 24, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports

Grayslake North has added a boys bowling team this year to join this upcoming winter. In past couple years, the community has been hoping to have a boys bowling team. After much preparation, it is finally coming through. “We look at interests in our kids every year to see what clubs and sports we...

Volleyball starts the season off fresh

Erin McBriarty, Staff Reporter

September 24, 2014


Filed under Sports

New head coach, Jim Sarver, plans for success for the varsity volleyball season. The volleyball team is looking forward to starting fresh after getting a new coach this season. “Coaching varsity is so much different from coaching freshmen,” Sarver said. Sarver went from coaching freshmen volleyball...

Girls tennis takes season one match at a time

Girls tennis takes season one match at a time

Grace Marino, Staff Reporter

September 24, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The tennis team is halfway through their season. Their current conference record is 5-3, and they won fourth place at the annual Rams Invite on Sept. 13. “As a team, our goal is to be in the top half of our conference,” said varsity tennis coach of 10 years, Jill Tomasello. “One of my goals is...

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