The Knights start season with Black and Gold Scrimmage

The Knights start season with Black and Gold Scrimmage

Ian Doyle, Entertainment editor

August 21, 2018


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Starting off the 2018-2019 year, the Knights began the football season with the Black and Gold Scrimmage.   As with every school year, the Knights played against themselves to practice for the upcoming season. In between games, the dance teams performed, and all the new and returning cheerl...

Boys track places fifth in indoor conference

Boys track places fifth in indoor conference

Isaiah McIntyre, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2018


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The boys track team started off the season with cancelled outdoor track meets, but the team is still motivated and prepared for their next meets to come. Head coach Matthew Zaluckyj has been coaching track for five years but has been head boys coach for boys for three. The boys track team competed...

Girls track excels, prepares for Sectionals

Girls track excels, prepares for Sectionals

Courtney Mettler, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2018


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From setting personal records to breaking school records, the girls track team has done it all this season, and it isn’t over yet. The season started back on Jan. 16 when the team first began competing in indoor track meets. Their first outdoor meet was scheduled on April 3, but due to the snowy...

Baseball looks for successful season

Gracie Schultz, Features Editor

May 7, 2018


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The varsity baseball team started their 2018 season in March with returning members and new members all ready for a competitive season to begin. “[It is] much different playing on varsity instead of junior varsity. [The] competition is better. [Also] I’ve always liked baseball. It’s a true team...

Athletes come back from injuries

Isaiah McIntyre, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2018


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Student athletes seem to struggle with playing sports and maintaining good grades during the season, but an even bigger struggle that most athletes go through are injuries, especially if they play physical sports like football or hockey. Junior Logan Williams has been playing football for six...

Girls soccer prepares for Regionals

Ellie McShane, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2018


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While students and staff are preparing for the end of the school year, the girls varsity soccer team is in the midst of their season, working daily to prepare for games. “We normally practice every weekday that we don’t have a game as well as on Saturdays,” said sophomore Emma Hochstein. This...

Boys volleyball works to achieve goals

Erin McBriarty, Executive Editor

May 7, 2018


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As the school year comes to a close, the boys volleyball team continues their season with a positive attitude. The team captains, Sage Lawson, Marshal Diep, Nick Anello and Jarod Hesse, are prepared and ready to lead their team to the upcoming games against Lakes on May 8. “My goal is to become a...

Boys tennis looks to advance to Sectionals

Isaiah McIntyre, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2018


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The boys tennis team is currently 6-4 and just came off a 7-0 victory over North Chicago on May 1. The team is looking to build off of their success from last year as NLCC champions. The team is hoping that some of their players will go to Sectionals. “The year is going well for us, and we beat our...

Competition rises for softball

Competition rises for softball

Evan Garrett, Sports Editor

May 7, 2018


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With the unpredictable weather of the spring season, the softball team has been struggling to play their scheduled games. Despite this setback, the girls continue putting in hours indoors, including in the weightroom. However, with the weather becoming more manageable, the team has been able to play...

Lacrosse ranks first in Conference

Lacrosse ranks first in Conference

Evan Garrett, Sports Editor

May 7, 2018


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Lacrosse puts in many hours to practice and prepare themselves for difficult competition spread throughout the course of the spring season. The boys want to continue the reputation of North’s successful lacrosse program and put up tough fights against aggressive teams. “The most difficult part of...

Swimmers compete at Sectionals

Swimmers compete at Sectionals

Katie Santa, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2018


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Four swimmers at Grayslake North qualified for Sectionals for boys swimming. Sectionals is the swimming event before State. Sophomore Gabe Beutel qualified for Sectionals in the 400 yard IM and 200 yard backstroke. He placed fifth in the 200 IM. Beutel has been swimming for Blue Devil Swim Club for...

Hoops for Hope raises money for 12 Oaks Foundation

Abby Hamelton, Online Editor

March 21, 2018


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The 12 Oaks Foundation was founded in 2010, by Julie and Steve Hupp, parents of Matt Hupp, the year after their son, Matt, died of cancer. Hoops for Hope was started by Steve in honor of his son’s love for the sport and is now one of the main fundraisers for the foundation. They created this event...

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