Gymnastics team battles injuries, finishes 4-1 in CSL

Robbie Fraser and Brandon Mankoff

February 3, 2017

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  When freshman Molly Alcorn stepped off the bus and walked into the Maine East gym for the JV and varsity girls gymnastics teams’ dual meets on Dec. 12, she did not know which team she was going to compete for. Alcorn, a member of ... Read more »

Spartan in the Shadows

February 3, 2017

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Cool new craze in health, wellness freezes pain away

Hailey Koretz & Chloe Carroll, Executive Sports Editor & Staff Writer

December 9, 2016

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Junior earns leading role on bowling team

Evan Goldberg, Sports Editor

December 9, 2016

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Dimly lit bowling alleys are where junior Kayla Mitter spends her time playing the sport she loves. Aside from the soft cheers of teammates and parents, the alley usually is quiet without the noise of screaming fans, somethi... Read more »

Returning starters, experienced team take on 2016-17 season

December 9, 2016

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The Glenbrook North basketball team trailed Glenbrook South throughout the entire third quarter and were down six points entering the fourth quarter during their game on Nov. 29. According to David Weber, boys basketball head... Read more »

Athletics lead to academic success

Brandon Mankoff, Sports Editor

December 9, 2016

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Due to the time spent at practices and games for sports, some athletes believe their grades will drop when in season because they have less time for schoolwork. Junior Josh Kazan said he found the opposite to be true, oft... Read more »

Title awarded to soccer coach

Grace Chatas, Staff Writer

December 9, 2016

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Paul Vignocchi, boys soccer head coach, was awarded the Illinois High School Soccer Coaches Association Boys’ Coach of the Year Award for 2016. This is the first time a coach from Glenbrook North has won this award since 1980.... Read more »

Senior joins soccer, raises team to new heights

Hailey Koretz, Executive Sports Editor

November 4, 2016

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     The night before soccer tryouts, senior Timmy Iscra told senior Jackson Grabill he was not going to try out for the team.      After playing for club teams instead of Glenbrook North the last three years, Iscra verb... Read more »

Gymnasts transition into diving

Robbie Fraser, Sports Editor

November 4, 2016

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     When Jessica Roby, girls diving head coach, arrived for the first day of the season in August, she was uncertain about who would come to practice.      According to Roby, the team had only two divers in 2015, which was the fewest in 25 ... Read more »

Two sports can be too much to handle

Evan Goldberg, Brandon Mankoff, Sports Editors

November 4, 2016

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Every Monday last fall, sophomore Alyssa Nekritz would attend volleyball practice after school until 5:30 p.m., come home for an hour, then rush to soccer practice, which went until 8:30 p.m. After returning home, she would... Read more »

Horseback riders pursue unique sport despite risks

Olga Archakov, Chloe Carroll, Lifestyle Editor, Page Editor

November 4, 2016

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     Guiding a 1000-pound animal is a normal occurrence for senior Sydney Burdick.      “I’ve broken my arm, I had a pretty big fall on my neck, I’ve been kicked before, I’ve been bitten before many times, but ... Read more »

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