Torch

Purdy makes waves at state

Peter Bazianos, Staff Writer

April 18, 2019

Filed under Sports

He is Glenbrook North’s only boys swimming state champion in two events, the holder of four individual school records and a member of two school record-breaking relay teams, but senior Ryan Purdy is not done yet. In November 2018, Purdy signed his letter of i...

Skating team makes strides in Italy

Sarah Boeke, Staff Writer

April 18, 2019

Filed under Sports

Since she began her skating career 11 years ago, senior Caroline Clesen has dreamt of skating for Team USA. Dreams turned to reality when Clesen boarded a plane to Milan, Italy with her teammates to compete at the Spring Cup, the team’s first international competition. Clesen...

Girls lacrosse attacks competition with few varsity returners

Megan Fahrney, Sports Editor

April 18, 2019

Filed under Sports

With just seconds left in the first half, trailing by five points, the Glenbrook North girls lacrosse team has possession of the ball in front of Stevenson’s net. Sophomore Mia Fusco receives a pass at the Patriots’ goal. Eyeing the net, Fusco cradles the ball...

Policy, cost dictates athletic trips

Matthew Chupack and Jonathan Lidskin, Features Editor and Sports Editor

April 18, 2019

Filed under Sports

While scrolling through his Twitter feed, senior Spencer Testa saw a tweet that finally confirmed a months-long rumor. The baseball team was traveling to Disney World in Orlando for a baseball tournament during spring break. ...

Boys hockey skates toward state

Jonathan Lidskin, Sports Editor

March 1, 2019

Filed under Sports

It was the final minutes in the third period of the Ho Ho Tournament championship game and Glenbrook North led top ranked New Trier Green 2-1. The two teams faced off in the Spartans’ zone. A turnover by New Trier Green allowed senior David Wilcox to collect the puck and skate down the...

Winter sports seasons in review

Sophie Sperber and Alexandra Chertok, Opinions Editor and Staff Writer

March 1, 2019

Filed under Sports

The 2018-2019 winter sports season has seen winning records, state qualifiers and conference champions. Below are a few moments and statistics from each of Glenbrook North’s teams. Boys Basketball: At a game against Vernon Hill...

Head football coach announces resignation

Megan Fahrney, Sports Editor

March 1, 2019

Filed under Sports

After 22 years of coaching at Glenbrook North, becoming the all-time winningest coach in GBN history and being inducted into the Illinois High School Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame, Bob Pieper, head varsity football ...

TLS basketball players face South

March 1, 2019

Filed under Sports

...

Wrestler pins success in athletics, academics

Ellie Prober, Executive Editor-at-Large

February 1, 2019

Filed under Sports

Entering the state wrestling tournament last year with three seasons of wrestling experience behind him, current senior Trent Williams was shocked by the environment in which he would be competing. The arena where he would be wrestling overwhelmed him with sou...

Pasta parties may scoop up problems for competition

Sarah Sandlow, Sophie Sperber, News Editor, Opinions Editor

February 1, 2019

Filed under Sports

Wrapped around the counter, filling their flimsy paper plates with pasta, salad and desserts, the members of the girls gymnastics team partake in the custom of “carb-loading” at their pasta party in preparation for competition.  According to senior Bridget Billig, the team has pasta parties before e...

The official site of the Glenbrook North High School student-run newspaper.
Sports