Special Olympics team qualifies for State

Knight Times Staff, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2019

After taking first place at the Special Olympics of Illinois Regional Tournament, the Special Olympics basketball team qualified for the State Tournament. The State basketball tournament is Friday, March 15-Sunday, March 17, at the Horton Fieldhouse in Bloomington, Illinois. The team is comprised...

Girls basketball continues into post-season

Senior Margart Stanfel gets ready to pass the ball.

Jasmine Monda, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2019

The girls basketball team has continued to grow as the season has progressed. “We don’t have the best record right now; however, we have definitely improved as the season has gone on, which makes me happy. The girls are still giving really good effort every night and every day at practice and stuff...

Boys basketball fights to finish strong

Boys basketball fights to finish strong

Rhiannon Swanson, Sports and Opinion Editor

February 12, 2019

The basketball season is coming to an end, and there are goals to be met, goals that have been met, and other activities happening on the court for the Knights. “We enter every season with a goal to compete for a Conference and Regional championship. We intentionally schedule very difficult competition...

Dance team finishes season strong

Shalynn Billings, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2019

The varsity dance team came in seventh place at Sectionals at Warren High School on Saturday, January 19. The team scored 86.73, which was .2 points away from making State. “It was hard for me to miss State by such a small margin because my team had worked so hard in the months leading up to State...

Cheer places tenth in State competition

Emily Huculak, Sports Editor

February 12, 2019

Taking the mat at home is a whole different feeling when the girls are competing. “Competing at home is like a completely different type of pressure than regular competitions because it’s your gym, and those are your mats that you practice on every day,” said senior Becca Nadeau. Nerves can start...

Boys bowling advances one bowler to Sectionals

Isaiah McIntyre, Features Editor

February 12, 2019

The boys bowling team ended their season with a record of 7-10. This year, senior Christian Kostner advanced to Sectionals. His average score during a match for the season was 202. His highest score in a game was 231, and his highest series score was 1211. “Going to Sectionals can be pretty hard...

Girls bowling advances one bowler to Sectionals

Courtney Mettler, Sports Editor

February 12, 2019

The girls bowling team is currently wrapping up their season, one in which they focused on rebuilding and setting new goals. The team says that although they fell short of some of their goals, they still take pride in the process they have made and the many successes they did have. New goals were set...

Boys wrestling ends regular season; one wrestler qualifies for State

Senior Adam Blonski gets ready to wrestle against a Lakes wrestler.

Isaiah McIntyre, Features Editor

February 12, 2019

With an overall record of 13-13-1, the boys wrestling team finished their regular season on a strong note. Regionals were held on February 2 at Lakes Community High School. Sectionals began February 8 at Antioch. State will then be held on February 14. Senior Adam Blonski was one of the wrestlers who...

Varsity boys basketball defeats Round Lake

The varsity boys basketball team moves the ball down the court in the game against Round Lake on Feb. 5.

Maggie Walker, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2019

The boys basketball team faced one of their rivals, the Round Lake Panthers, on Tuesday, February 5. The game ended with North taking home a win with the score being 65 to 50. The game started off with a jumpball ending with North getting a hand on the ball, thus beginning the game. The team starts o...

Cheer team performs at State competition

Photo by Ian Doyle
Cheer performs at State Competition

Ian Doyle, Entertainment Editor

February 5, 2019

This year on February 1, the cheer team went to IHSA cheer state and made it to the second day by placing in the top ten teams. Cheer practices all year round with summer camps, conditioning for the winter season in fall, and cheering at sporting events. The team put their practice to use and placed thir...

Varsity dance competes at Grant, Central

Dance team performs at Sectionals.

Gracie Schultz, Production Editor

January 18, 2019

The varsity dance team went into a full weekend starting on January 11 placing fourth at Grant during the NLCC conference competition and completing their weekend on January 13 ,placing fifth at the Central competition. Both of these competitions were a way for the team to prepare themselves for t...

Cheer prepares for competition

Cheer prepares for competition

Emily Huculak, Sports Editor

December 11, 2018

Confidence is the key for cheerleading, and by hard work, they can accomplish anything. The cheer team has created goals for this year’s season in order to push themselves to become better. “I would say our team goals this year is to be confident in what we’re doing on the mat so we can put out...