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Girls Water Polo makes a splash against Loyola

Alyssa Pak

March 21, 2017

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On Mar. 11, New Trier’s girls’ water polo team proved their strength by overcoming a 4-1 deficit in their first game of the invite against Loyola. The game was tied until the last eight seconds, with everyone in the bleachers ...

NU basketball makes history

Jack Sobele

March 21, 2017

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A roar went up in the crowd when the ref signaled Northwestern ball. Out of bounds on Michigan, with 1.7 seconds to play. Senior Forward Nathan Taphorn hurled a hail mary full court pass (and word on the street is the local pro ...

Wrestlers strengthen technique at state competition

Claudia Levens

March 21, 2017

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New Trier’s Jake Lowel placed fourth at the State IHSA finals, which took place Feb. 16-18 in Champaign IL. The tournament consisted of a 16-man bracket with only the top wrestlers receiving State Medals. Only the top thr...

Chess team checks the competition at State

Arjun Thakkar

March 9, 2017

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New Trier’s chess team competed at the state tournament at the Peoria Civic Center, where they placed 4th. Nearly 150 schools played in the championship, which took place from Feb. 10-11. The team won 6 of 7 matches, placin...

Swim and dive makes a splash at State

Jack Soble

March 9, 2017

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New Trier swimming and diving showed their might on Feb. 24 and 25, finishing in the upper echelon of schools competing for a state championship. The Trevians came in with high expectations. They finished third in the state, th...

PESO basketball game unites school

Mimi Cassato

March 9, 2017

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On Friday, Mar. 3, during periods five and six, eight senior PESO players had their annual basketball game against Lake Forest. The PESO (Physical Education Special Opportunities) gym class works with students with special need...

Dance team sets record at Nationals

Claudia Levens

March 9, 2017

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At this year’s National Dance Team Championship, New Trier’s Dance Team placed 10th in the nation in the “Large Varsity Hip-Hop” division--the highest they’ve ever placed. The national competition was held in Orlando...

Girls hockey finishes season after losing game to Latin

Sophia Holt

March 8, 2017

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On Sunday, Feb. 26, New Trier Girls Varsity Hockey played Loyola in their second to last game of the season, losing 7-2. The game started strong with a goal from sophomore defender Maddie Babnick in the first period, and the of...

Falcons upends odds with Super Bowl appearance

David Heiman

February 23, 2017

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On Feb. 5, in Houston the Atlanta Falcons and the New England Patriots will face off in the 51st Super Bowl. “I’m very excited for the Super Bowl. In my opinion, these are the two best teams in football and to me it is the...

Gymastics sets season record despite loss

Amelia Lytle

February 23, 2017

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New Trier succeeded at their meet Tuesday, Jan. 24 against Carmel, beating New Trier’s previous record. The team had standout gymnasts at the meet, including freshman Maeve Murdock who scored a 9.65 on beam, freshman Avery ...

Fencing gets second in state tournament

Robert Pettas

February 23, 2017

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Survive and advance: a fitting description for not only college basketball’s March madness, but the Illinois state fencing meet as well, where the Trevians took second.The meet toosk place on Jan. 28 at Glenbrook South High Sc...

Boys wrestling pins competition, takes second

Mack Guthrie

February 23, 2017

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Wrestlers come in second at the Central Suburban League tournament

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