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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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Female athlete aims to tackle football

Jonathan Lidskin, Sports Editor

September 27, 2019

During a preseason game, frosh/soph kicker Rebecca Paterkiewicz found herself standing on the sideline because kickers were not being used in the game. While watching the game, Paterkiewicz was told by a coach that she was going to be part of the “chain gang” during the game. With th...

September 27, 2019

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New country, new sport

Eli Traub, Page Editor

September 27, 2019

Junior Shaunagh Hartz is a German exchange student who began attending Glenbrook North this year. She cycled competitively in Germany and now participates in GBN cross country. Her responses were edited for grammar and clarity. Q: Have you lived in or visited A...

Boys gymnastics team places third at state

Alexandra Chertok, Staff Writer

May 23, 2019

T he boys gymnastics team watches at the sectional meet as their teammate, senior Cameron Hardegree, performs on parallel bars, erupting into excited cheers and applause as he lands a double back tuck dismount. Hardegree finished ...

2018-2019 year by the numbers

Sophie Sperber, Opinions Editor

May 23, 2019

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