Avery Fess

Emily Huculak, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2017


Filed under Features, Sports

Many people enjoy scary stories because they excite the senses, raise the hair on one’s arms, and kickstart a trembling sensation for everyone involved. Ghost stories have a way of making one feel alive and opens the eye to new beliefs, especially when they’re true. Junior Avery Fess explains her...

Boys soccer finishes season united

Daniel Lomeli, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2017


Filed under Sports

Boys soccer ends their season by finishing third in conference. The boys hope to stay together throughout the year and show their discipline in and out of school. The last game they played was against Grayslake Central, a rivalry team; the score was a 1-0 win for Central. “Our best game played was...

Football starts season with new coach, opportunities

Football starts season with new coach, opportunities

Evan Garrett, Sports Editor

September 27, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Not only has a new promising season approached the Knights, but a new head varsity coach has stepped onto the turf to take the reins from Steve Wood to continue the tradition of perseverance and positivity on and off the field. “Just like any other year, the boys continue to have lots of lifting...

Volleyball takes up new philosophy

Volleyball takes up new philosophy

Morgan Buckley, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2017


Filed under Sports

The volleyball team has been introducing a new philosophy to its players as “Play Hard Play Fast Play Together.” “The girls have really taken to it. It’s just a matter of getting better at it every day. I wouldn’t call it a weakness; it’s just not a strength yet,” said Jim Sarver, head...

New choreography trains dance team

Brittany Jones, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2017


Filed under Sports

The dance team is working hard with new choreography techniques in their practices to prepare for this year’s competitions, the first one being at Mundelein High School on November 19. The team has big goals and is working hard to win in every single practice. “Along with each dancer meeting th...

Tennis works hard for success

Miranda Rogina, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2017


Filed under Sports

The tennis team is off to a winning start this year, and the girls are having fun while working hard to keep up the success. “The friendships which are formed between all of the girls is something that would definitely make new girls want to come out for the team,” said junior Lucy Dalton. The...

Fall season prepares cheer for competitions

Fall season prepares cheer for competitions

Lena Huynh, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2017


Filed under Sports

As the Knights Cheer team begin their season with competitions slowly approaching, the team practices harder than before. The cheerleading team is hoping the team to be top in their division this year. “The skills and talent we have written down shows that we should do well in our division. We can ...

Girls cross country hopes for success

Girls cross country hopes for success

Miranda Rogina, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The girls cross country team pushes each other to make this fall a winning season while having fun along the way. “I feel like our team is already like a family. They are always there to support each other and help each other when they need it. We always are encouraging toward each other,” said...

Boys cross country gets new head coach

Boys cross country gets new head coach

Blake Barreca, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2017


Filed under Sports

The boys varsity cross country team gets a new head coach this year and gains a lot of new talent. Anthony DeStephano is the new head coach, but he is not a complete stranger to the cross county team because as of last year he was the girls distance track coach here at North and the assistant cross...

North welcomes new football coach

Nadia Hernandez, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2017


Filed under Features, Sports

Grayslake North welcomes new head varsity coach, Sam Baker, to the family. Coming all the way from Minnesota, Baker has always dreamed of becoming a football coach. “I had always wanted to become a football coach. One of my biggest influences to even become one was from my college football coach,” Bake...

Boys golf hopes to accomplish goals

Emily Huculak, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2017


Filed under Sports

Hitting it into the season, boys golf hopes to have a strong start to the fall season. Assistant coach Troy Harper helps the boys get ready for the matches. “We work on basic skills and having them play. Golf is a sport you have to play to get better. Whether it’s playing around or you’re in...

Girls golf works to improve individually and as a team

Ellen Stojak, Managing Editor

September 26, 2017


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

The girls golf program works toward personal and team goals as they work through their season. Girls golf has competed sixteen times. Their best finish is sixth place at the District 117 Invite. Their low team score in duals is a 199 shot against Grant. “Our main goal is to continue improving our...

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