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Karfis’ friendships aid on-field success

Evan Goldberg, Sports Editor

November 3, 2017

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After a football career that included being called up to varsity as a sophomore for playoffs, being named first-team All-Conference junior year, rushing for over 1500 yards and 20 touchdowns in his career and being named a team ...

IHSA considering addition of esports

Robbie Fraser, Executive Sports Editor

November 3, 2017

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Senior Dane Spengel has a talent. A talent that has taken him to tournaments in Anaheim and Las Vegas. A talent that has pitted him against some of the best competition in the world. A talent that has led him to win thousands...

Senior’s past impacts soccer talent

Derek Blunt, Sports Editor

November 3, 2017

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The crowd screams for Glenbrook North. Lights shine down onto the field where senior Deng Deng Kur demands of his approaching teammate to leave the ball in the corner. Kur takes control of the ball, cuts to his left, sees a sm...

Volleyball team searches for identity

Brandon Mankoff and Sonia Zaacks, Sports Editor and Features Editor

October 2, 2017

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The girls volleyball team dominated Stevenson, who finished third in state last year, as they led 24-15 in the first set of the match on Aug. 26 at the Crosstown Classic tournament at Libertyville High School. Glenbrook North...

Sophomore Spikeball player creates IM league

Jackson Weil, Staff Writer

October 2, 2017

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Glenbrook North’s intramural Spikeball league, which was created by sophomore Aaron Kates last year, meets on Tuesdays after school on the softball diamond. Kates said he first learned about Spikeball from his cousin and was i...

GBN may move to CSL South due to realignment

Robbie Fraser, Executive Sports Editor

October 2, 2017

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In response to the news that the Central Suburban League is planning to realign its divisions Robin Walker, girls swimming head coach, said he has a very simple message to his team: just keep swimming. “Swim here, swim [there...

Returning runners race to qualify for State meet

Micha Gachpar, Editor-at-Large

October 2, 2017

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After qualifying for state in the 4x800-meter run during last year’s track season, junior Dana Sullivan and seniors Michael Ocasek, Ari Bosse and Kyle Foley are hoping to have the same success during their cross country season. Altho...

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...

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