Torch

September 27, 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...

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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Give our indoor track team the recognition we deserve

Sarah Sandlow, Haley Sandlow, News Editor, Staff Writer

May 23, 2019

After weeks of demanding practices beginning in January, our 2019 indoor track season came to a triumphant end when the JV team won the conference meet and the varsity team earned second place. The emotion that followed was unmatched: freshmen were ecstatic, seniors cried tears of joy. Weeks later, a similar degr...

Division I Athletes

May 23, 2019

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Freshman assists in varsity volleyball

Joey Harris, Executive Sports Editor

May 23, 2019

The stands were filled, sneakers were squeaking and Glenbrook North was leading 23-20 in the first set of a crosstown rivalry match against Glenbrook South. The ball was flying back and forth between the two teams when a GBS outside spiked the ball at freshman Paul Wyszynski, who...

Purdy makes waves at state

Peter Bazianos, Staff Writer

April 18, 2019

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

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

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...

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