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LeBron James may not be the king much longer

Will D'Angelo

March 11, 2016

Filed under Sports

Since entering the NBA as a high school graduate in 2003, LeBron James has redefined what it means to be a true superstar. “There is a lot of pressure put on me, but I don’t put a lot of pressure on myself. I feel if I play...

NT Figure skaters glide to a second place finish

Caroline Fix, Staff Writer

March 11, 2016

Filed under Sports

Figure skating is an under recognized sport, yet in 2015 in the Illinois High School Competition, our figure skating club placed second. The club trains year-round for the event, which took place this year on Feb. 21. Following...

Kaufman taking next step in soccer career

Emily Challenger, staff Reporter

March 11, 2016

Filed under Sports

After 13 years of endless practices, scrimmages and games, senior Dani Kaufman’s work has finally paid off as she committed to Bucknell University. On Dec. 5 in North Carolina, scouts from Bucknell University watched Kaufman play...

Girls Track improving at every meet

Jasmine Gonzalez, Staff Reporter

March 11, 2016

Filed under Sports

Saturday, Mar. 5 marked the third track meet for the New Trier Girls Track team since the beginning of the new season. The meet took place at York High School in Elmhurst with the field events beginning at 9AM and the runnin...

An athlete’s season never stops

May Paddor, Staff Writer

March 11, 2016

Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Fall and winter sports competitions are long gone, but athletes can still lace up their sneakers for off-season training. Athletes can break a sweat throughout the rest of this winter and in the spring, by running in the field...

Girls Bowling finishes third in regionals

Beth Wall, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2016

Filed under Sports

For the second time ever, and for the second consecutive year, the Girls Bowling Team advanced to sectionals Saturday, Feb. 13 in Rolling Meadows. To play at sectionals, the team had to place within the top four schools at the regi...

NT Green defeats Loyola to win SHL

Danny Fay, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2016

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New Trier Hockey’s Green Team and Loyola Gold battled it out in a three game series for the Scholastic Hockey League (SHL) Championship on Feb. 23, 26 and 27. During the first game, New Trier was down the whole game and then sc...

Injuries continue to plague athletes

Carina Brendl, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2016

Filed under Featured Sports Page Carousel, Sports

In order to play sports, some kids pay a price with a significant injury. These injuries happen across all interscholastic sports, mostly due to overuse. Specifically, the sports with the most injured athletes are those with the ...

French successfully balances three varsity sports

Tia Rotolo, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2016

Filed under Featured Sports Page Carousel, Sports

Jack French is one of those rare three sport athletes, and he’s doing it all while balancing junior year. Sports have always come naturally to French. “I’ve been playing baseball and basketball my whole life,” he sai...

Girls basketball’s bench cheering them to wins

Connor Josellis, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2016

Filed under Sports

It’s not often you see the bench of a team react more intensely than the fans. The girls varsity basketball team is the exception. This might be because of the notoriously low turnout to these games, but the girls varsity...

NT swim and dive dominates conference

Will D’Angelo, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2016

Filed under Sports

Well shaved, well fed, and well prepared, the New Trier Boys Swim and Dive took home the 2016 CSL South Varsity Championships on Saturday the 13th, crushing second place Glenbrook South by 111 points with a grand total of 477 po...

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