Tennis accomplishes goals, finishes season strong

Lauren Velasco, News Editor

November 4, 2014

The girls tennis team finished the season on a high note: with a winning record and a team bond that will not be broken. “We are a really dedicated team. All of us have put in a lot of time toward this team, and we have all worked really hard. Everyone wants to be at practices and matches....

Football wins conference, advances to playoffs

Football wins conference, advances to playoffs

Connor Sinclair, Sports Editor

November 4, 2014

The football team advanced to the IHSA playoffs for the third year in a row after a strong finish to the season. This season, the Knights won the conference title with their record of 6-3, with key victories over the talented Prairie Ridge, Normal West, and Woodstock North programs. They lost a hard...

Boys golf season ends with strong Regional finish

Tyler Elias, Staff Reporter

November 4, 2014

The boys golf season comes to an end after a good run at the Regional tournament held at the McHenry Country Club. The team did well in Conference and Regionals this year. The team’s best score in Regionals was an 85 by sophomore Alex Wrobel. Unfortunately they did not advance to Sectionals as a team. “We...

Football has high hopes for State playoffs

Football has high hopes for State playoffs

Jake McCue, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2014

The football team is attempting to make it to the 2014 Illinois State Playoffs with a new defense and other strong features. The Knights have made it to the playoffs the last two years but have been eliminated the first round both times. Putting in a new defense and returning their explosive offense...

School welcomes new boys bowling team this winter

Yvette Rivera, Entertainment Editor

September 24, 2014

Grayslake North has added a boys bowling team this year to join this upcoming winter. In past couple years, the community has been hoping to have a boys bowling team. After much preparation, it is finally coming through. “We look at interests in our kids every year to see what clubs and sports we...

Volleyball starts the season off fresh

Erin McBriarty, Staff Reporter

September 24, 2014

New head coach, Jim Sarver, plans for success for the varsity volleyball season. The volleyball team is looking forward to starting fresh after getting a new coach this season. “Coaching varsity is so much different from coaching freshmen,” Sarver said. Sarver went from coaching freshmen volleyball...

Girls tennis takes season one match at a time

Girls tennis takes season one match at a time

Grace Marino, Staff Reporter

September 24, 2014

The tennis team is halfway through their season. Their current conference record is 5-3, and they won fourth place at the annual Rams Invite on Sept. 13. “As a team, our goal is to be in the top half of our conference,” said varsity tennis coach of 10 years, Jill Tomasello. “One of my goals is...

Cross Country works to place at State

Cross Country works to place at State

Alexis Pascascio, Staff Reporter

September 24, 2014

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

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

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

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

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...

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