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. ...

Avery Fess

Emily Huculak, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2017


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

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