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Low numbers force sophomore football cancellation

Evan Goldberg, Sports Editor

October 2, 2017

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When sophomore Andrew Koulogeorge first entered Glenbrook North as a freshman, he never imagined that by his sophomore year he would be on the varsity football team. That all changed this summer when he found out there would ...

Freshman provides driving force on golf team

Derek Blunt, Sports Editor

October 2, 2017

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Standing on the tee box of the fourth hole at Chick Evans Golf Course, freshman Kevin O’Regan gazed ahead of him. The pin stood 125 yards away, an easy pitching wedge according to O’Regan. Just prior to hitting his shot,...

Division I Athletes

May 25, 2017

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Junior owns the softball mound

Brandon Mankoff, Sports Editor

May 25, 2017

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During a home game on May 4, the softball team played 14 innings against Vernon Hills but had to stop the game when the score was 3-3 due to the darkness. The game was continued on May 12 with two more innings, resulting in ...

Athletic Hall of Fame set to launch

Lindsey Masterman, Executive Lifestyle Editor

May 25, 2017

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In April of 2018, the Glenbrook North Athletic Hall of Fame is scheduled to induct its inaugural class. Athletic Director John Catalano said the hall of fame is a way to honor athletic contributors. “It’s really a prog...

Boys track athletes make push for state

Robbie Fraser, Sports Editor

May 25, 2017

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Kyle Foley: Junior Kyle Foley, the boys track and field team’s holder of the fastest 400-meter and 800-meter times this season, lived across the globe in Shanghai, China just four months ago. According to Foley, he a...

Year by the numbers

May 25, 2017

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Lacrosse team shoots toward unity for success

Evan Goldberg, Sports Editor

April 21, 2017

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The Ohio State University football team has unknowingly had a large impact on a team at Glenbrook North this year: not on the  football team, but rather the boys varsity lacrosse team. Justin Georgacakis, boys lacrosse head c...

IHSA introduces new pitch limit rule

Lindsey Masterman, Executive Lifestyle Editor

April 21, 2017

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Despite feelings of irritation in his arm his sophomore year, junior Brian McDevitt fought through the discomfort to prove himself worthy for the varsity team. He did not know that the irritation was really the beginning of...

Juniors earn international victory

Derek Blunt, Staff Writer

April 21, 2017

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As the American flag rose above their heads, juniors Liza Birnbaum and Sarah Noonan stood, proudly adorned with gold medals, in Zagreb, Croatia at their first international synchronized skating competition, the Zagreb Snowf...

Senior surpasses her competition

Brandon Mankoff, Sports Editor

April 21, 2017

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Not only does senior HannahRae Wilson hold two all-time Glenbrook North girls records in track and field, but she has also placed first in every indoor track meet this season in sprints. Rob Berg, girls track and field assistant...

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