Boys basketball prepares for Regionals

Connor Sinclair

February 12, 2014


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The boys basketball team traveled to Washington, Illinois, to compete in the January tournament and prepare for future Regional competition in March. Although the team finished 0-4 in the tournament, they played exceptionally well considering the opponents they were facing. “We knew going in...

Bowling wins Regionals

Bowling wins Regionals

Steven Smart

February 12, 2014


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Coming off a successful 2012-2013 season, the bowling team has continued to roll, winning Regionals, and advancing to Sectionals as a team. The team performed exceptionally well at Regionals, highlighted by Sarah Littleton posting the highest average of all the bowlers at 211, and Jess Vaughn follo...

Poms finishes successful season

Becca Walters, Executive Editor

February 10, 2014


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The recent results of the poms Sectional competition shocked the school as well as the team after a promising season. There were high hopes of them placing top six for State, but instead they received 11 out of 15 teams at Sectionals and failed to journey onto State. “[Before sectionals] we got...

Lady Knights Rolling

Dalton Gackle, Sports Editor

February 10, 2014


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Moving into the home stretch of the season, the Lady Knights sit atop the Conference, poised to make a push in the postseason. Much of that success has come due to the scoring ability of senior guard Kendall Detweiler, who reached the 1000 career point mark earlier this season. “It feels amazing...

Winter competition season has begun

Winter competition season has begun

Justice Westfall, Staff Reporter

December 6, 2013


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Poms is changing things up this year. They hope that these changes lead to a very successful season. Their first competition was Saturday, November 23 at Fremd High School. They placed sixth out of eighteen teams. “We have completely changed the type of routine the girls are used to. Instead of...

Girls swimming performs well at Conference meets

Connor Sinclair, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2013


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The Grayslake North swim team competed at both Conference and Sectional meets this November, in order to test their skill against other high schools after a year of hard work and training. This year’s girls swim team consisted of sophomore Ioana Pintescu, and freshman Amelia Attwood, who both competed...

New ACE gym class added to P.E. curriculum

Dalton Gackle, Sports Editor

December 3, 2013


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Starting next school year, the P.E curriculum will include a newly added Adventure Challenge Education (ACE) course. The class will be performed mostly outdoors and will include activities ranging from hiking to survival skills. Because it is a brand new class, there is a lot of mystery as to what...

New era of varsity players strive to propel the boys basketball team forwards

New era of varsity players strive to propel the boys basketball team forwards

Sean Smart, Executive Editor

December 3, 2013


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With varsity featuring many new faces, the boys basketball team is looking to develop team chemistry and rely on their speed and athleticism to have success this season. “There are definitely a lot of question marks for a team that graduated eight seniors from last year’s team. However, we have...

Teamwork goes beyond field

Ryan Cotter, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2013


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The athletes at Grayslake North participate in more than just sports in our school.  They travel to Avon School and read the children stories that the kids choose, or a book that the students are reading in class. Many players like this because it shows that they care about the community as a whole. “I...

Girls basketball hopes to improve upon record season

Steven Smart, Production Editor

December 3, 2013


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The girls basketball team is looking to build off a 2012-2013 season in which they went 25-3 and reached the Regional finals. In his second year as head coach, Nate Flannery is very optimistic about the team’s chances this year. “We have some key players back again this season, and we intend...

High expectations surround the wrestling team

Ashley Rayan, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2013


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The program started two years ago with just 30 participants. Today over 70 students have joined. Since its beginning, the wrestling team has been making great strides. They hope to make this season their best one yet. Last year the wrestling team had a solid season, finishing the season off with an...

Cheerleading prepares for the winter competition season

Cheerleading prepares for the winter competition season

Lauren Velasco, Staff Reporter

November 25, 2013


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  With the pressure of their first competition at Stevenson on December 15th, coaches and team members of all three levels of cheerleading have been preparing rigorously. “The team is together six days a week conditioning and practicing for the competition season,” said head varsity co...

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