Special Olympics team competes at State Basketball Tournament

Special Olympics team competes at  State Basketball Tournament

Shalynn Billings, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2019


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The Special Olympics basketball team competed in the 2019 Special Olympics Illinois State Basketball Tournament on March 15 and 16 at Illinois Wesleyan University. The team was placed in the fifth division to play at State based on how well the players use certain strengths. “It works a little bit...

Boys Basketball season ends at Regionals

Emily Huculak, Sports Editor

March 18, 2019


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Boys basketball finished their regular season with 17-13 record heading into Regionals. “I was really proud of our regular season, mainly because we went through a difficult stretch where we lost 6 consecutive games, which is obviously never ideal, but rebounded to win 7 of our next 8. I was extremely...

Adam Blonksi wrestles at State

Isaiah McIntyre, Features Editor

March 18, 2019


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Senior Adam Blonski made it to State in wrestling the second consecutive time in his career this year, he said it felt good to back at State and have the chance to represent North at State. Blonski has enjoyed wrestling in his time being in high school. Blonski ended his career with 116 wins, third all...

Spring Sports Preview

Spring Sports Preview

Courtney Mettler, Sports Editor

March 15, 2019


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Spring Sports Preview

Spring Sports Preview

Spring Sports Preview

Emily Huculak, Sports Editor

March 15, 2019


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Basketball ends season

Rhiannon Swanson, Opinion Editor

February 28, 2019


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On Thursday, February 28th, the basketball team ended their season with a 74-38 loss against Waukegan. “Our goal on the defensive end was to pack in the lane and then get stops to try to push the ball in transition” said junior Ryan Connolly. Despite the tough competitors the Knights faced, the...

Special Olympics team qualifies for State

Knight Times Staff, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2019


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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

Girls basketball continues into post-season

Jasmine Monda, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2019


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

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