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Fumbling with fantasy football

Haley Sandlow, Executive Opinions Editor

October 9, 2020

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Season shifts draw athletes to swimming and diving

Peter Bazianos and Bella Kahn

October 9, 2020

Over the summer, senior Hailey Waltenburg was looking forward to her last year of cheerleading at Glenbrook North as a return to normalcy during the COVID-19 pandemic. But to her disappointment, a week before tryouts, she found...

Choosing the right mask for physical activity

Alex Garibashvily and Molly Parker

October 9, 2020

While diving for a play, varsity volleyball player Abhi Lakkamsani saw his disposable mask peel off his face. The straps had broken when he landed on his side. He then started wearing a triple-layer reusable mask, made mostly...

Training through uncertainty

Dylan Buckner, Sports Editor

June 1, 2020

Ever since freshman Griffin Yoss was in seventh grade, he hoped to play varsity soccer as a sophomore. While watching varsity games, Yoss would look for common mistakes players were making, especially those playing his position, and...

Division I GBN Athletes Class of 2020

Megan Fahrney, Executive Sports Editor

June 1, 2020

Below are responses from six senior athletes who have competed on Glenbrook North sports teams and have scholarships to continue their athletics at the collegiate Division I level next year. Interviews were conducted over the phone a...

Seniors reflect on canceled spring season

Jonathan Lidskin, Sports Editor

June 1, 2020

On April 21, the IHSA announced its decision to cancel state tournaments for spring sports due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, many seniors lost their last season of high school sports. Below, some of these athletes share th...

New scoreboard with video capabilities installed in Main Gym

Peter Bazianos, Sports Editor

June 1, 2020

When they assumed the roles of Booster Club Co-Presidents, Lori and Mark Spencer were not thinking small. And when conversation began about replacing the decades-old Main Gym scoreboard, they found a major investment the Booster ...

Athletes, coaches continue adapted recruitment during pandemic

Peter Bazianos, Sports Editor

April 25, 2020

Ever since a conversation with a coach from Ball State University in Jan. 2020, junior Jackson Carsello has been receiving offers to play football in college. On April 15, Carsello said in a phone interview that he had received ...

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