North athletes sign to play with colleges

North athletes sign to play with colleges

Declan Peterson, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2016


Filed under Features, Sports

Seven North athletes sign to continue their academic and athletic careers in college. After rigorous effort, extra work put in, and many games and tournaments played, these six Knights are looking to continue the busy life of a student-athlete. “Overall, I have always wanted to play sports ...

What the Cubs win means for students, families

Brian Szramek, Reporter

December 5, 2016


Filed under Features, Sports

The Chicago Cubs have won a World Series for the first time in 108 years. This is a huge part of Chicago sports history and means a lot to many fans who have waited their whole lives to see this. The Cubs won the World Series after getting into the postseason after finishing 103-58, and winning ...

The Cubs win the World Series for the first time in 108 years.

The Cubs win the World Series for the first time in 108 years.

Brian Szramek

November 8, 2016


Filed under Sports

The Chicago Cubs started the season going 26-4 through 30 games, becoming one of the 8 only teams to do that. The Cubs also had a big setback to start the year when outfielder Kyle Schwarber, who hit 5 home runs in the postseason last year, tore his ACL in the 3rd game of this year in a collision wi...

Girls cross country succeeds at Sectionals

Christian Borowicz, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2016


Filed under Sports

The girls cross country team finished 13th at the Sectional meet on Saturday, October 29. Senior Kelli Tosic had the best finish for the team, finishing in 20th place. The team finished fifth out of eight teams at the Regional meet on October 22, at Emerson Park. The top six teams move on to Sectionals. “[This...

Varsity tennis ends at Regionals

Varsity tennis ends at Regionals

Grace Marino, Managing Editor

November 2, 2016


Filed under Sports

The 2016-17 girls tennis season has come to a close. Though this is not the outcome the team had hoped for, this season was definitely one to remember thanks to the hard work and dedication of each and every individual athlete. “[I started tennis] freshman year as 8th doubles on JV. I worked super...

Knights keep Eagles from flying

Declan Peterson, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2016


Filed under Sports

After a 7-2 season the football team looks to carry that Friday night lights success into the playoffs. North shaped up to face the Lakes Eagles in the first round of the playoffs on Friday night (October 28th). With a high scoring first quarter thanks to a seventy yard run up the middle by Nor...

Volleyball ends season, looks to next

Erin McBriarty, Production Editor

November 1, 2016


Filed under Sports

As the season comes to a close, the girls volleyball team has been pushing themselves to the limit, playing over 30 games over the course of the season. Along with the regular season, the team has been participating in weekend tournaments that last from 7 in the morning until 3 or 4 in the afternoon. "I...

Soccer team excels with unified team

Michelle Jimenez, Features Editor

November 1, 2016


Filed under Sports

The boys varsity soccer program has been giving it their all in each and every game that they have had during their season. "Our season is going well. We have had our ups and downs, but when we play as a team, we always get the job done," said senior varsity player Josian Martinez. The boys soccer ...

Girls golf team concludes season on a high note

Jennifer Lopez, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2016


Filed under Sports

The girls season ended in the Regional Tournament where the team beat three teams who had previously defeated them before. One golfer, freshman Morgan Atwell, tied for 10th place as an individual and lost in the playoffs to advance to Sectionals. As players, they set goals themselves to encourage themselves to wor...

Football tackles playoffs

Football tackles playoffs

Evan Garrett, Sports Editor

November 1, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

As the Knights’ season came to an end with an impressive 5-2 record within the conference, the team also was able to sneak two more wins during the preseason. A week after fighting against the Sequoits, the team was bound to play arch rival Lakes in the first round of the 2016 playoffs. After a nail-...

Baseball looks to improve for NLCC

Declan Peterson, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2016


Filed under Sports

North baseball looks to improve during fall ball in order to win the Northern Lake County Conference. After a 17-19 season last year and a loss to Glenbrook South in the first round of the playoffs, the Knights are hungry for a brand new season to capitalize on. “We have a good group of dedicate...

Boys Golf season ends at Regional tournament.

Brian Szramek, reporter

November 1, 2016


Filed under Sports

The Boys golf team has had a good season, but cannot get past the Regional tournament. The lowest round at the Regional tournament was an 88 shot by senior Adam Baker. The other scores at the tournament were the 90s by senior Jack Dobovsky and junior Brian Szramek, 91s by seniors Alex Wrobel a...

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