Girls track looks to advance individuals to State competition

Girls track looks to advance individuals to State competition

Ashley Rayan, Executive Editor

May 10, 2017


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Girls track is rounding off a successful season with multiple school record holders, all-conference athletes and hopefully, State qualifiers at Sectionals next week. The track team has been optimistic all season, finally manifesting in success at Conference. “There were so many medals to pass out!...

Boys track ends season with wins, school records, young team

Boys track ends season with wins, school records, young team

Anthony Dorsey, Staff Reporter

May 10, 2017


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The boys track season is winding down, but the team is still on a hit streak. As senior Liam O’Connell set the school record for the mile, and fellow senior Griffin Gawenda set the school record for his long jump, the team is in mid-season form and looking good. “Since the beginning of the season...

Baseball looks to continue success

Baseball looks to continue success

Declan Peterson, Staff Reporter

May 10, 2017


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After a successful Florida spring break trip, baseball looks to continue their success into conference play. “In Florida, we got to play in some great weather and grew closer together over the week at Disney,” said senior Jack Van Reck. Varsity went 4-1, and had highlight games including: win...

Soccer looks to improve from past season

Soccer looks to improve from past season

Jack Van Reck, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2017


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A new season brings along with it new challenges for any sports team, but girls soccer is determined to get past them and dominate the competition. After an impressive season last year, building upon the triumphs will only better this team moving forward. “We have continued to play with the same...

Summer camps prepare new and returning athletes

Tyrah Domingo, Features Editor

May 9, 2017


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Over the summer of 2017, there will be a variety of different athletic camps in order to prepare the athletes for the seasons to follow. The camps are organized and directed by the head coaches and athletic directors. “There are head coaches for each sport who help plan when and where the camps are...

Second year program continues to improve

Second year program continues to improve

Aidan Walsh, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2017


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After just getting settled into the new program, varsity coach Nikki Kirchway and junior varsity coach Jill Grunloh work together to prepare this year’s new boys volleyball team for victory. This is a second year program at the school. “I’ve seen huge improvements from last year’s season, and...

Teams compete in spring break trips

Jack Van Reck, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2017


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Three sports team traveled to various southern locations during spring break for team bonding and good competition. Both the baseball and softball teams traveled to The Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. “The weather was good for team morale, and the competition was great because we got to face...

Olympian Jenny Spangler visits North

Olympian Jenny Spangler visits North

Ian Doyle, Entertainment Editor

April 29, 2017


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It takes a lot to run a marathon. Hours of training, a lot of dedication, and willingness to learn. Jenny Spangler, a former olympian, knows this well, and came to teach the track team that when she visited on April 28. Spangler came in to talk about her story with track. She showed them her Olympic...

Students play in #thebiggame

March 22, 2017


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Pictures by: Michelle Jimenez and Total Image

#TheBigGame

#TheBigGame

Michelle Jimenez, Features Editor

March 21, 2017


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  *Bzzz* the scoreboard makes a point and everybody is cheering for the basketball players as part of The Big Game on March 10th. This was the second year that the game was hosted here to promote diversity in the school. “This started three years ago. It started off with something our life...

Spring Sports Preview

Ashley Rayan, Executive Editor

March 21, 2017


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Swimmers achieve personal goals at Sectionals

Jack Van Reck, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2017


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The boys swimming season has concluded, but it ended with many personal goals achieved during Regionals and Sectionals. North is only represented at Regionals but at no other point in the regular season does North receive a representative. “I swim year-round on the Blue Devils. I only represent Grayslake...

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