Girls basketball performs well at tournament

Girls basketball performs well at tournament

Tyler Elias, Staff Reporter

February 10, 2015

Girls basketball is looking to continue their run midway through the season with multiple conference victories. The girls basketball team is 14-13 this season but have had some recent success in the Martin Luther King Tournament located in Washington, Illinois, three hours away. “We were able to...

Boys basketball fights to win Conference

Boys basketball fights to win Conference

Jake McCue, Staff Reporter

February 10, 2015

The boys basketball team is performing well and looking to improve their conference record midway through their season. Their conference record is 6-3. The team recently travelled to Washington, Illinois, to compete in the Martin Luther King Jr. Tournament. Their tournament record was 2-2. “It was...

FCA fundraiser supports business of GCHS graduate

Tyler Elias, Staff Reporter

December 9, 2014

The Fellowship of Christian Athletes club is doing a new fundraiser through Driven Coffee. “We are doing a fundraiser through a coffee business named Driven Coffee. They sell coffee and chocolate through their business,” said sponsor Jeremy Paul. Driven Coffee is based out of Minnesota but is especially...

Poms team begins competition season

Brandon Kottmer, Staff Reporter

December 9, 2014

The poms team began their season with a competition at Fremd High School in Palatine. The girls kicked off the season placing in the middle of the pack. “Jazz placed 15th, [and] poms placed 22nd out of 27 teams,” said junior Teagan Bosshart. “To get better, we have to practice, whether it’s...

ACE P.E. class ends semester with adventure

Audrey Bauer, Staff Reporter

December 9, 2014

During the first semester of the school year, students have been given the opportunity to experience a new P.E. class, Adventure Challenge Education, for the first time. The class, sometimes called ACE, is a P.E. class with two major components, the first being outdoor education, which involves various...

Cheer looks for sucess in competition season

Erin McBriarty, Staff Reporter

December 9, 2014

The Cheering Knights are ready to compete during the competition season. Varsity’s first competition was December 7 at Crystal Lake Central. JV’s first time out will be at Rolling Meadows on December 20. The 21 varsity girls on the team have been practicing since the summer in preparation of their...

Speaker talks to AP Psychology class about the effects of concussions

Jake McCue, Staff Reporter

December 9, 2014

Mike Palm, from Athletico, spoke to the AP Psychology class about concussions and new technology that they have been using to help athletes, coaches and athletic trainers. Palm talked about how concussions can affect someone’s personality and how long it would take for people with different types...

Girls basketball begins with new coach, high hopes

Girls basketball begins with new coach, high hopes

Grace Marino, Staff Reporter

December 9, 2014

As the winter season draws near, the girls basketball team is rigorously preparing for their upcoming season through practices and tournaments. “Our first game was November 17 against Grant. It is part of the Mundelein Thanksgiving Tournament,” said varsity coach Rob Nicoletti. The girls basketball...

Wrestling starts season, looks forward to State competition

Ashley Rayan, Features Editor

December 9, 2014

The wrestling team hopes to make it to State with the help of a new head coach. Many athletes have been looking forward to the wrestling season all year. “Through the off-season, I’ve been working out and training. I’ve been preparing for wrestling season all year,” said sophomore varsity wrestler...

Girls bowling looks forward to upcoming competition

Girls bowling looks forward to upcoming competition

Tyler Elias, Staff Reporter

December 9, 2014

The girls bowling team is looking forward to the beginning of the 2014-15 season in hopes to start strong. The team looks to roll on as they have high expectations for the season as they hope to make it to State as a team. “Our goals this year are to win Conference and make it to State as a team...

Premiere season of boys bowling begins

Connor Harkness, Staff Reporter

December 9, 2014

The first season of boys bowling is underway, and the team is excited to compete and improve throughout the year. With a new sport comes a new team. The boys bowling team has many players with all different types of strengths. “The team has a lot of depth and good players on all levels,” said bowler...

Boys basketball starts season strong

Boys basketball starts season strong

Jake McCue, Staff Reporter

December 9, 2014

The boys basketball season kicked off at the Johnsburg Thanksgiving Tournament in hopes to prepare themselves for the season home opener vs. Lake Community High School. The team is starting off their new season on the right foot. Led by returning starter junior Aidan Einloth, junior Bobby Krebs, and...

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