New girls golf team takes off

Connor Sinclair, Sports Editor

September 23, 2014


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

Softball starting to find their groove

Softball starting to find their groove

David Graham, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2014


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the season, the softball team is focused and ready to move forward with their season. Currently, the team has a record of 6-4-1. “Since the season has started, we have overcome some adversity, which has made us a stronger team. We just picked up a big win against Crystal Lake Central (2-1) and are...

Girls soccer looking to hit their stride

Girls soccer looking to hit their stride

Steven Smart, Production Editor

May 7, 2014


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After storming out of the gate with three consecutive shutout victories and winning four of their first six, the girls soccer team has cooled off a bit, currently sitting at a record of 8-8. The team has focused on maintaining an aggressive, fast paced style of game. When played well, the team has...

A professional view

Sean Smart, Executive Editor

May 7, 2014


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The NFL draft is set to begin Thursday, May 8, and while the Chicago Bears have made some nice moves this offseason to sure up their defense, which gave up nearly 30 points a game last year and ranked last or next to last in several defensive statistical categories, Phil Emery will have some serious ...

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