Lacrosse determined to bring back a State title after strong season

Lacrosse determined to bring back a State title after strong season

Jacob McCue, Staff Reporter

May 8, 2015

The lacrosse team has had a strong start to the first half of the season, despite two tough losses to Lake Forest and Glenbrook North. They are looking to move forward to improve their record of 9-4 for the playoffs. The team began their season with two good wins over Warren High School and Glenbrook...

Spring sports teams prepare for upcoming season

Grace Marino, Staff Reporter

March 17, 2015

The spring sports season is quickly approaching, and athletes are preparing for a busy season. “The spring sports season started March 2 and usually goes through the first week in June,” said athletic director Tina Woolard. Spring sports draw a large crowd, due to the amount of sports that are...

Swimmer places at State

Amanda Desens, Staff Reporter

March 17, 2015

Senior Brenden Bolman recently placed at swimming Sectionals and State. State was held on February 28 at New Trier. Bolman competed in the 100 freestyle and the 100 blackstroke. He placed third in the backstroke and eighth in the freestyle. He swam a personal best time for the freestyle event as well. Brenden...

Hoops for Hopes raises money for 12 Oaks

Connor Sinclair, Sports Editor

March 17, 2015

The annual Hoops for Hope Basketball Tournament was underway, as players from all ages and areas came to play and fundraise for the 12 Oaks Foundation and the families they support. The Hoops for Hope Tournament was held at Grayslake North on the weekend of March 14, where ages 9 to 60 can not only...

Athletes complete basketball season, look to soccer

Connor Harkness, Staff Reporter

March 17, 2015

Special Olympics is about bettering athletes and making them better at what they love doing. In Special Olympics, the most important part is helping the athletes out and bettering them. “Special Olympics is an amazing outlet for these students to participate in a competitive environment. These athletes...

Girls bowling wins Regional Championship

Girls bowling wins Regional Championship

Cindy Om, Staff Reporter

March 17, 2015

he girls bowling season ended on an all-time high; the girls were Conference and Regional champions for the second time in a row, they placed third at Sectionals, and broke the school’s IHSA record by placing 15th at State. “I think we had a very good season. We won our Conference title again. We ...

Girls basketball will miss seniors after solid season

Girls basketball will miss seniors after solid season

Connor Sinclair, Sports Editor

March 17, 2015

se after a season of solid competition and hard work throughout the team. They look to improve during the off-season after losing valuable senior players. The girls team worked hard every day of the near four month season, as shown through their season record, achievements, and improvement. “We had...

Boys basketball falls short of the Regional Championship after intense postseason play

Boys basketball falls short of the Regional Championship after intense postseason play

Jake McCue, Staff Reporter

March 17, 2015

The boys basketball team fell short of the Conference and Regional title, after a long playoff run. The boys finished second in conference behind Prairie Ridge. The two teams split a record of 1-1 against each other, but the Knights had one more loss in conference play than the Wolves did. The Knights...

According to Connor: All Sports. All the Time.

Connor Sinclair, Sports Editor

March 17, 2015

With the recent injuries plaguing the Chicago Bulls team and Derrick Rose, it’s no surprise to see him, once again, injure his leg and very well hurt another possible championship year for the team. The day following a prior game against the Milwaukee Bucks, Derrick Rose reported soreness in his leg,...

Cheer competes at State

Cheer competes at State

Alexis Pescascio, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2015

The varsity cheerleading team finished third place at Sectionals on Saturday, Jan. 31, qualifying them to perform at the State Competition on Feb. 6 and 7 at U. S. Cellular Coliseum in Bloomington, IL. At State, the team performed on the first day and placed twenty-second. “I feel we performed very...

Poms team performs at Conference, Sectionals

Amanda Desens, Staff Reporter

February 10, 2015

The poms team placed tenth at Sectionals and are now looking to improve for the next year. The team accomplished many of their goals this season. “Our most successful event this season was [January 14] when we got second place at Conference Championships,” said coach Keely Thode. The team has...

Wrestling prepares for Sectional Tournament

Justice Westfall, Website Editor

February 10, 2015

The varsity wrestling team is preparing vigorously for their upcoming competitions. The Regional tournament was held on Feb. 7 in Vernon Hills. Wrestlers Joe Arroyo, Mitchell Klein, Jake Wright, Cody Sawyer and Austin Cloe qualified for Sectionals. The team as a whole took 4th place with 129 points. “We...

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