Winter Sports Preview

Winter Sports Preview

Evan Garrett, Sports Editor

December 5, 2017


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Dance begins winter competition season

Daniel Lomeli, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2017


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Dance started off their competition season at Mundelein High School on Nov 19 with two performances that they have choreographed in the previous weeks. This is the first time that they have incorporated a lyrical aspect into their program rather than strictly jazz. “Being the varsity dance team coach is an ...

Swim takes on Sectionals

Morgan Buckley, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2017


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Three girls represented Grayslake North on Nov. 11 at Sectionals for swimming. Sophomore Maya Haubrich placed seventh on the 100 meter backstroke. “I was close to my best times at Sectionals. I had to overcome a shoulder injury and an illness, so I’m proud of that,” Haubrich said. Although the students...

Cheerleaders place second

Jennifer Lopez, Features Editor

December 5, 2017


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Cheerleading competition season is right around the corner, and the girls took on their first competition on Dec. 3 at Crystal Lake Central and won second place. “We compete all throughout December and January and then our State finals are the first weekend in February this year,” said varsity cheer...

Knights football advances to round two of playoffs

Knights football advances to round two of playoffs

Evan Garrett, Sports Editor

November 1, 2017


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For the sixth consecutive year, the Knights football team makes it to the playoffs. This led to a first round win against Mather High School with  a score of 42-0. The landslide win brought the team to an overall season record of 8-3 thus far. “Preparing for playoffs, we are trying to be as...

Freshman volleyball hits new record

Freshman volleyball hits new record

Brittany Jones, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2017


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The freshman girls team broke the school record of having the highest amount of wins with a record of 21-3The freshman girls team broke the school record of having the highest amount of wins with a record of 21-3. “Every day is a hustle for this team. We make sure to work hard as one unit in order to focu...

Girls tennis succeeds at Conference

Girls tennis succeeds at Conference

Malcolm Watson, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2017


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Girls tennis placed second out of eight schools in the Northern Lake County Conference. “Our most outstanding moment was getting second at Conference because it was the end of our season and showed off all the hard work we put in this year,” said junior Emily Miller. Coach Jill Tomasello, who grew up...

Two runners qualify for State meet

Two runners qualify for State meet

Jennifer Lopez, Feature Editor

November 1, 2017


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Sophomore Kelli Tosic and junior Caroline Riss qualified for the State meet at Sectionals on October 28, making them the first female cross country State qualifiers in school history. Sophomore Kelli Tosic and junior Caroline Riss qualified for the State meet at Sectionals on October 28, making them t...

Boys cross country team ends season third in NLCC

Boys cross country team ends season third in NLCC

November 1, 2017


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The boys cross country team placed third in the Northern Lake County Conference meet, and at Regionals, the team placed seventh. Junior Connor Riss placed second, and sophomore Brandt Batteau placed tenth at Regionals, qualifying both of them for Sectionals on October 28. “A couple of goals that...

Boys golf reflects on season

Boys golf reflects on season

Isaiah McIntyre, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2017


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The boys varsity golf team finished the season this year with a record of 1-10, but players individually achieve their goals. Junior Brian Szramek made it to Sectionals, which is one step before State. “I completed my goal this year by going to Sectionals,” Szramek said. The head varsity coach...

Football ‘taking a knee’ controversy stops short in high schools

Ethan Wheeler, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2017


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Dating back to 2016, many NFL players have taken part in a silent protest against racial inequality by taking a knee during the national anthem, but not many high school football players have joined the protest. “It’s freedom of speech. Kids are allowed to display their beliefs in different ways,” said at...

Girls golf achieves season goals

Isa Kregel, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2017


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Girls golf ends their season with varsity finishing with second in conference and JV winning their conference. As an individual sport, it was very important to the girls and the coaches to set goals for themselves. The coaches as well as the teammates helped enforce their goals during practice and matches. ...

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