Olympian to hold clinic at GBN

Zoe Bendoff, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018

Olympic swimmer Clark Smith is scheduled to coach three clinics at Glenbrook North on April 28 and April 29. Of the multiple sessions, one is scheduled in the afternoon on April 29 for swimmers aged 12 and above, while the others...

IHSA adds lacrosse as official sport

Alex Youtsey, News Editor

April 20, 2018

Senior Ayden Garwood clearly remembers the final moments of the lacrosse state playoffs last year. The boys lacrosse team lost 10-8 to Lake Forest, failing to keep up its playoff momentum after a 13-3 win over Evanston. “It was a tough one,” said Garwood. “[We were] stressed, ...

Boys volleyball bumps off early losses

Joey Harris, Page Editor

April 20, 2018

A spike was fired down hard over the net by Addison Trail’s setter and the volleyball was quickly heading for the ground, but senior Matthew Zhang was not going to give up the point as he dove to recover it. As he hit the floor, he passed the ball with an outstretched arm to junior Daniel Lee, who set soph...

Dietitians advise caution in supplement use

Jessica Katz, Opinions Editor

April 20, 2018

Face red, a single droplet of sweat rolls down his already moist forehead. Junior Nick Mantas stares himself down in the mirror, ready to take on his next lift: shoulder presses. Mantas raises each 45 lb. weight to shoulder height and inhales as he brings them down to the s...

Upperclassmen guide young, revamped tennis team

Jonathon Lidskin, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018

Lined up, separated by only a few yards, freshmen Nick Redstone and Matthew Park took their places to receive the serve from New Trier’s top doubles team. The serve came hard at Matthew Park, forcing him to pop it up back to his opponent. New Trier hit a nearly unretu...

Torch Tries CorePower

Lindsey Masterman, Executive Editor-at-Large

March 2, 2018


Team strives for back-to-back conference titles

Micha Gachpar, Editor-at-large

March 2, 2018

Last year, Craig Loch, girls soccer head coach, watched as junior Samantha Cramin raced down the right sideline before crossing the ball to sophomore Olivia Kosla. Kosla fired a one-touch shot into the upper right corner of the goal, increasing Glenbrook North’s lead ...

Experience, team unity has baseball team swinging for success

Brandon Mankoff, Sports Editor

March 2, 2018

While struggling midway through his set of dumbbell chest press, baseball team members stopped what they were doing and ran over to cheer on senior Jack Garibaldi. The yelling and screaming echoed throughout the weight room, motivating Garibaldi to finish the set. ...

Relay team, new coach headline track season

Robbie Fraser, Evan Goldberg, Executive Sports Editor, Sports Editor

March 2, 2018

Apart from nervous jokes in attempt to lighten the mood, the bus ride to the stadium on the last day of the 2017 outdoor track season was silent. After being the last of 12 teams to qualify for the IHSA 3A Boys Championship finals by less than a second in the preliminaries ...

Enthusiasm, unity motivate gymnastics team

Joey Harris and Lindsey Masterman, Page Editor and Editor-at-Large

February 2, 2018

After taking a two-year hiatus from gymnastics, sophomore Lucie Abbott attended her friend’s conference meet. Watching the gymnasts cheer each other on made Abbott miss being on the floor. She decided she would join the team the next year, but because she is a diver, her season ove...

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