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New Trier News

The student news site of New Trier High School

New Trier News

The student news site of New Trier High School

New Trier News

Girls Water Polo team after their fourth place finish at State on May 21

Girls Water Polo exceeds expectations

Sarah Lin, News Editor
June 9, 2022

On May 20 and 21, New Trier’s Girls Water Polo team placed fourth of eight teams at the IHSA Girls Water Polo State Championship. Before the team had the opportunity to attend the state tournament,...

Junior Jake Robledo wearing the US Junior Coed team uniform after bringing home the gold medal

Junior stunts at world championship

Lucy Kelly, Staff Reporter
May 20, 2022

Balancing world championships and the junior theme is not a typical dilemma for the average New Trier student, but Jake Robledo is not the average student.  On April 20 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports®...

Girls Wrestlers Ruhina Makhani, Serena Virani, and Jillian Giler  at the Grayslake Tournament during this season

Female wrestlers find community on team

Sara Zarea, Staff Reporter
May 10, 2022

Wrestling has attracted a growing number of female athletes after the IHSA officially recognized it as a sport this year. Three girls were a part of NT wrestling this year. While they practiced...

Senior night on April 21

Girls badminton happy to be back in spring season

Sara Zarea, Staff Reporter
May 4, 2022

March 4th marked the beginning of the girls Badminton season after last year’s move to the winter season because of  COVID-19.  Varsity assistant coach Amy Branahl said last year’s move of season...

Girls track and field take first place at CSL South Girls Indoor Championships at GBN on March 17

Girls track ends indoor season with conference win

Maya Ramaswamy, Staff reporter
May 4, 2022

The girls varsity and JV track teams won first place with a total of 138 points and 191.5 points respectively at the CSL South Girls Indoor Championships hosted by GBN on Mar. 17.   The championship...

The water polo captains and initiates congregate at the beach for their start-of-season event

Sport Initiations Make a Comeback

Sarah Lin, News Editor
May 4, 2022

With sports and activities returning to normal once common initiation traditions are also returning.  For the fencing team, initiations are held in the early mornings, according to fencing captain...

Like any other March Madness, there were upsets and shocks

March Madness was full of shocks and surprises

Joey Murray, Sports Editor
March 31, 2022

On April 4, the Kansas Jayhawks defeated the North Carolina Tar Heels by a score of 72-69 to win the men’s basketball national championship. Although Kansas was the sixth-straight 1-seed to win March...

Junior Jake Fiegen plays offense against GBS senior Nick Martinelli during their sectional final on Mar. 4.

Sectionals loss terminates record-breaking season

Maya Ramaswamy , Staff reporter
March 24, 2022

The final seconds tick with a frantic shot sailing towards the rim. Held breaths hush the crowd as the timer buzzes. The resounding swish was never heard. Boys varsity basketball recently ended their...

Staunch varsity girls basketball team finish their tumultuous season of ups and downs with 12 wins out of 27 games played

Synergy pumps energy into girls basketball

Maya Ramaswamy, Staff Reporter
March 14, 2022

With each clang of the rim, each grunt from a fall, each shot made that wasn’t theirs, it might have been easy for these girls to give up. And yet, they finished a difficult season in spite of their...

Andy Fallon admires his first 300, as a sophomore at Classic Bowl

Andy Fallon has boys bowling team rolling

Owen Appel, Staff Reporter
March 14, 2022

The New Trier boys bowling team finished fourth in the conference and finished fifth in the regional competition. Despite needing a top-four finish at regionals to qualify as a team for sectionals, they...

Cummings with Tadelman after winning state

Wrestler comes out on top at state

Alexia Green, Staff reporter
March 2, 2022

Senior Jack Cummings did not expect to earn a winning title in this year’s state wrestling championship, which made his win even more satisfying.  “I was definitely going in there as more of an...

On Feb. 19, girls bowling poses after finishing 15th at state

Girls bowling advances to state for first time in history

Kate Dieffenbacher
March 2, 2022

On Feb. 18-19, the girls bowling team competed at state and placed 15th overall. Shannon Burgert finished 39th at state averaging 191 after advancing to the second day of the tournament. Making it to...

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