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Sports Pump Up

Mariel Mudrik

February 14, 2020

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Varsity cheer flips to coed division

Megan Fahrney, Executive Sports Editor

February 14, 2020

The varsity cheer team bounds onto the mat at the Huntley Sweetheart Invite, with a room full of spectators and a panel of judges before them. Smiles wide across their faces, they begin their routine, bursting with energy. When it comes time for tumbling, junior...

Capalbo takes charge as head coach

Ellie Pazol, Jonathan Lidskin, Executive Features Editor, Sports Editor

February 14, 2020

After back-to-back losses in the Blenner Classic at St. Viator High School over winter break, the Glenbrook North girls basketball team had to figure out a way to bounce back and finish the tournament strong. The Spartans’ record was 7-6 after the second tournam...

Athletes boost performance in the off-season

Peter Bazianos, Sports Editor

February 14, 2020

Filled with the sound of metal bars clanging against weight racks, the Spartan Fitness Center is pulsing with activity at 3:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 8. Junior Drake Marquez, one of the many football players working out, is bench pressing, taking turns with his teammates. For Marq...

Winter sports stat sheet

Dylan Buckner, Sports Editor

February 14, 2020

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Boys basketball coach to retire after Hall of Fame career

Megan Fahrney, Jonathan Lidskin, Executive Sports Editor, Sports Editor

December 13, 2019

Down 10 points to Waukegan High School in the second quarter of the super-sectional game, the Glenbrook North boys basketball team was looking to advance to the Elite Eight. With momentum on Waukegan’s side, boys basketball coach David Weber called three plays which set up easy layups fo...

Years before applications are due, athletes begin recruitment process

Alexandra Chertok, Haley Sandlow, Executive Opinions Editor, Opinions Editor

December 13, 2019

Senior Isabelle West felt both nervous and excited as she competed at the 2018 Junior Olympic National Championships, where college coaches lined up behind a table stretching wall to wall. The flags of each college were draped over the table, representing the different scho...

Soccer team shoots to raise money

Jonathan Lidskin, Sports Editor

November 8, 2019

While sitting in the bleachers during senior night, Peter Brown, father of junior Kyle Brown, witnessed something during a Glenbrook North soccer game that was very unusual to him. The Spartans led Mather High School 4-0, yet GBN continued to score. Peter said tea...

Sports Pump Up

November 8, 2019

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New athletic training staff changes the game

Peter Bazianos, Sports Editor

November 8, 2019

In an unfamiliar school with an unfamiliar set of keys and an unfamiliar golf cart she could not get to work, Athletic Trainer Humaira Baig spent her first day of July getting accustomed to her new workplace, the Glenbrook North athletic facilities. Baig and Assistant Athl...

Conference change in review

November 8, 2019

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