Cross Country works to place at State

Cross Country works to place at State

Alexis Pascascio, Staff Reporter

September 24, 2014


Filed under News, Sports

After a complicated season last year, the cross country team has high hopes for the upcoming season. The goal for this year’s team is to place somewhere in State. “It’s very hard to compete with big schools during State, but maybe we will place in the middle,” said coach Brandon Boyd. This...

Golf team looks forward to success in upcoming tournaments

Connor Harkness, Staff Reporter

September 24, 2014


Filed under Sports

The boys golf team looks to improve this year with teamwork and good performance. Their current record is 2-5. Coach Tim Hough states that Grayslake Central High School is their biggest competition so far this season. Currently the team’s MVPs include sophomore Alex Wrobel and senior Kyle Baker. This...

According to Connor

Connor Sinclair, Sports Editor

September 23, 2014


Filed under Sports

When one would mention the name Jackie Robinson West, they formerly wouldn’t give a second thought to it, but this past baseball season Jackie Robinson West was more than just a little league baseball team; they were a miracle. After beating several of the top teams in the nation with massive leads...

New girls golf team takes off

Connor Sinclair, Sports Editor

September 23, 2014


Filed under Sports

This fall sports season, Grayslake North and Central combined to create the district’s first girls golf team, following the rise in girl participants in the previous boys golf seasons. After years of increasingly larger girl participation within the boys golf team, the district has decided to create...

New gym fitness tests measure improvement

Tyler Elias, Staff Editor

September 23, 2014


Filed under Sports

To kick off the ten year anniversary, students are taking part in the new fitness testing in PE classes as it shows physical improvement for the students more accurately. The physical education department decided to change the way fitness testing is done because the results are more accurate. There...

New boys JV soccer team expands athletic program

Brandon Kottmer, Staff Editor

September 23, 2014


Filed under Sports

Starting this fall season, there was another boys JV soccer team added to the program due to a large number of players. Since the soccer program has been gaining so many players, the decision was made to add another team to give more players a chance.  The new team is the second JV team and is often...

Lacrosse looking for a repeat

Ryan Cotter, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2014


Filed under Sports

As the spring season is well underway, the lacrosse team is working toward their goal to winning the championship this year. After beginning the season with four losses in their first five games, the team has rebounded, winning six of their previous eight. They are currently 7-6 overall. Battling...

Tennis team prepares for Conference

Dalton Gackle, Sports Editor

May 7, 2014


Filed under Sports

After one of its most successful seasons last year, the boys tennis team is hoping to carry that momentum into this year. Doing well in Conference is the main goal. “I would like us to do as well as, if not better than, our fifth place at Conference last year,” said head coach Jill Tomasello. There...

Track athletes off and running

Connor Sinclair, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2014


Filed under Sports

The track team is off and running as both the girls and boys teams strive to reach new heights with returning and incoming athletes. The track season has started off well with both young and old athletes surpassing expectations and achieving outstanding times. “So far we have had some athletes...

Bass fishing finishes season

Ryan Cotter, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2014


Filed under Sports

The bass fishing team had a year of tough tournaments, with all of the members making this year the best that it could be. One of the tournaments was at Lake Carlyle, and the team produced a nice bag of 5.37 pounds. Among others, the team performed well, and all of the fishers thoroughly enjoyed fishing...

Baseball prepares for Regionals

Baseball prepares for Regionals

Steven Smart, Production Editor

May 7, 2014


Filed under Sports

The boys baseball team had high expectations going into this year, and they are not going to let a slow start derail them from their goal. Currently, the team sits at 6-10 and 2-1 in conference. To begin the year, the team participated in the Disney ESPN Wide World of Sports Spring Training Program,...

New sports added beginning fall of 2014

Dalton Gackle, Sports Editor

May 7, 2014


Filed under Sports

Next year, North is adding two new sports to the athletic program. Starting in the fall of 2014, girls golf will be an official program, and boys bowling will be added in the winter. The question is, why are new sports being added now? “We have been asking for additional sports and opportunities...

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