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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

Cummings is the first state individual wrestling champ since 1976

Wrestling season goes out with a bang

Kate Dieffenbacher, Staff Reporter
March 2, 2022

At the individual state competition on Feb. 18-19, senior Jack Cummings won the state tournament for the first time in 46 years. On Feb.11-12, sectionals took place at Barrington High School where the...

Kamila Valieva reacts to her score in the women’s free skate being called at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

Olympic guidelines side with Russian figure skater in doping scandal

Joey Murray, Sports Editor
March 2, 2022

Kamila Valieva, a 15 year-old figure skater from Russia, has been under a lot of fire recently for being allowed to compete in the Olympics after a positive drug test. From a drug test in December 2021,...

Anika Roche, Carolyn Connolly, Morgan Perce, and Lula Macy holding their letters of intent for their respective colleges

Hours of erging leads to D1 commitments

Ellie Carlson, Staff Reporter
February 17, 2022

You may be watching one or more  varsity girls rowers make their mark on the USA Olympic team in the near future. As 2022 senior college athletic commitments emerge, four athletes from Varsity Girls...

On Feb. 5, bronze medalist Xingyuan Huang (left) commemorated his conference success with a selfie with coach Colby Vargas (right)

Fencing teams finishes season strong after placing at conference championships

Kate Dieffenbacher
February 16, 2022

On Friday Feb. 5 the varsity teams gathered for the conference team championships at Marian Catholic High School where New Trier’s men’s team finished second and the women’s team finished fourth...

Team Starlights Juniors, including juniors Kiana Eickbush, Mia Jackson, and freshman Mia Eickbush, compete at the Tissot Neuchâtel Trophy

New Trier girls skate at international competition

Ana Torresarpi, Sports Editor
February 16, 2022

Juniors Kiana Eickbush, Mia Jackson, and freshmen Mia Eickbush left the country on Feb. 7 for an international synchronized skating competition, earning third place with a total component score of 158.83....

The boys varsity team, posing following a successful regionals competition, enters the Feb. 19 sectionals with strength and confidence

Swim and dive rides wave of momentum into sectionals

Owen Appel, Staff Reporter
February 14, 2022

Following their Feb. 4 defeat of Maine South where the team was firing on all cylinders, the Trevians hope to stay hot through Feb. 19, when they compete at sectionals to qualify for state. New...

The Cheer team has been making New Trier history since last year, with last year being the first time ever making it to State and securing a title in 3rd place.

New Trier cheers their way through victories

Alexia Green, Staff Reporter
February 10, 2022

The Cheer team has been making New Trier history for the last two years, with last year being the first time ever making it to State and securing a title in 3rd place. This year the team has been following...

The New Trier varsity boys basketball team, pictured, has led a remarkable season being ranked fourth in the state and with a 25-3 record

Spectacular season continues as boys basketball dominates Niles West

Owen Appel, Staff Reporter
February 9, 2022

On Feb. 1, boys varsity basketball defeated Niles West with an impressive 54-35 home win, tying Glenbrook South for the conference lead. In a game where the Trevians Held a much bigger lead for the...

Swim team does a pre-game chant before beating ETHS at a home meet

Boys swim and dive blows Evanston out of water

Said Aydin, Opinions Editor
February 7, 2022

On Jan. 21, the New Trier boys swim and dive won on all three levels against Evanston Township High School at the Winnetka campus. Despite the win, close races in which the winners were differentiated...

Track practices in Field House in 2018. Now, the team struggles to find a new practice space

Renovations force adjustments for track season

Kate Dieffenbacher, Staff Reporter
February 4, 2022

With the start of the new track season, and with the renovations to the Winnetka athletic facilities, adjustments have been made about where students will be practicing and what the nature of most...

Maria Morabito earns a 9.5 on the beam during the Evanston meet

Girls gymnastics nail the landing against Evanston

Ana Torresarpi, Sports Editor
February 4, 2022

On Jan. 20, the New Trier girls gymnastics program went face-to- face with Evanston. New Trier took the win on all three levels: Varsity, Junior Varsity, and the freshmen- sophomore level. The total...

Falk racing at the Eastbay Cross Country Championship on December 11 in San Diego

Senior earns Illinois athlete of year for cross country

Joey Murray, Sports Editor
January 31, 2022

Falk, who recently committed to Duke for cross country, finished in 19th place in the 5000 meter run, recording a time of 15:39.90. Falk felt like he was more than confident enough to compete in such...

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