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Athletes can benefit from early commitment

Jessi Zook

November 3, 2016

Filed under Sports

For high school seniors, first semester can be filled with a flurry of applications, college visits, and ACTs, yet many athletes have already committed to their schools of choice. Does this short college application process see...

Francis Fay leads on and off the field

Bella Geroulis

November 3, 2016

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Acting as a strong presence on the football team since his freshman year, senior Francis Fay has been a key player to the football program and its success over the past four years. A dual sport athlete, Fay makes a lasting im...

Boys soccer wins regionals

Charlie Burton

November 3, 2016

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With 11:33 remaining in the game, senior forward Ameen Salako had a chance to score his second goal of the game and put the game out of reach for Maine South. Cool, calm and collected, he stepped up to the task and buried the p...

Boys and girls golf place 2nd and 5th at IHSA State

Emily Wong, Sports Editor

November 2, 2016

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Oct. 14 and 15, Girls Golf took 5th place at state with an all-time low score of 619, while Boys Golf took 2nd with a score of 618. These results were pretty consistent with both of the teams’ performances in past years. “Year...

Football clinches conference at NT Homecoming game

November 2, 2016

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After the monumental win against Maine South Oct. 7, the Trevians carried that excitement on to Glenbrook South for the Homecoming game last Friday. The most attended game of the year started with a bang as senior Max Rosenthal...

Teams face off against perrenial rivals in one day

Emily Wong, Sports Editor

October 10, 2016

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Friday, Sept. 23, three New Trier sports teams took on some of the school’s biggest rivals. Football played the Evanston Wildkits while boys’ soccer and girls’ volleyball were up against the Loyola Ramblers. Football won...

Girls cross country runs for cancer awareness

Lindsey Burns, Sports Editor

October 10, 2016

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In support of breast and ovarian cancer awareness, girls cross country ran more than 800 miles in a day and raised over $12,000 for Bright Pink, a Chicago-based non-profit. According to their website, Bright Pink’s mission...

New helmet stickers unveiled for every game, celebrating history

Charlie Burton

October 8, 2016

Filed under Sports

For the first time in school history, New Trier football will be wearing nine different historic logos on their helmet for every game this year. The different logos range from the Porta Nigra symbol to the cowboy star and the Indi...

Football supporters see no decline in sport

Nora Crumley, Co-Editor

October 8, 2016

Filed under Sports

Despite evidence of  damaging concussions and low enrollment, football and sports enthusiasts see no future impact on the game.    Athletic director Augie Fontanetta noticed the decrease in participation but believes the decrease is not ...

Cubs enter postseason ready to make history

Connor Josellis

October 8, 2016

Filed under Sports

This season, the Cubs are entering the postseason with a  vengeance after being eliminated last year. The Cubs have high expectations, and students are getting ready for October baseball. The Cubs went into Sep. 27 with a rec...

Revised Code of Conduct reduces consequences

Lindsey Burns

October 8, 2016

Filed under Sports

The extracurricular code of conduct has undergone several changes this year, making it more consistent among athletics, performing arts and student clubs. The most important revisions were in the consequences. Now, a first off...

Spirited athletic traditions encourage team bonding

Emily Wong

October 8, 2016

Filed under Sports

In a big school like New Trier, with some sports supporting over 200 athletes, team traditions seek to create a tight-knit environment for participants of all levels. Both during and outside of the season, many teams organize...

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