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Boys basketball edges Maine South

Ryan shoots a three against Niles West on Feb. 7
Brooks Herb, Sports Editor March 6, 2020

Fueled by a big first half from senior shooting guard John Carragher and a pair of defensive stops in the final seconds, the varsity boys basketball team outlasted Maine South 43-42 in their season finale...

Girls gymnastics finishes fifth at state tournament

The team’s seniors (left to right: Amy Zun, Avery Faulkner, Maeve Murdock, and Rachel Zun)
Mary Elizabeth Parks, Staff Reporter March 6, 2020

After reaching the IHSA state meet for the fourth year in a row, the girls gymnastics team ended their season on a high note with a finish of fifth place overall in the Feb. 22 state tournament. The...

Girls bowling miss state but reflect on season

Frank Zawrazky, Staff Reporter March 6, 2020

On Feb. 15 the girls bowling team traveled to Waukegan to bowl in the IHSA Sectionals at Sunset Lanes and just missed going to the state tournament. The girls finished 10th with 4994 pins,...

NT baseball condemn Astros’ sign stealing scandal in 2017

Brooks Herb, Sports Editor March 6, 2020

As the catcher subtly reveals his sign to the pitcher, a camera stationed in center field picks up the signal, a video monitor displayed outside the dugout shows this footage, a player bangs the trash...

Boys swimming and diving seals 1st at sectionals

Boys swimming and diving celebrate 1st place win at Niles North IHSA Sectionals on Feb. 22
Graham Ambrose, Features Editor March 6, 2020

On Feb. 22, New Trier’s Boys Swimming and Diving Team won by an amazing upset at the Niles North IHSA Sectionals with a ton of highlights. Pearce Bailey bested the qualifying time by .38 seconds and...

Do political ads belong in the Super Bowl?

Grant Feldman, Features Editor February 21, 2020

The Super Bowl has always been known for its commercials as much as it is for football. The game is the biggest advertising event of the year, and the opportunity to reach such a large audience...

Daryl Morey controversy revealing of NBA’s priorities

Hong Kong residents hold up signs in support of Daryl Morey at a rally on Oct. 15, 2019
Connor Caserio, Opinions Editor February 21, 2020

On Oct. 4, 2019, Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey unexpectedly triggered an international controversy when he tweeted “Fight for Freedom, Stand with Hong Kong.” For context, last...

NBA legend Kobe Bryant dies in helicopter crash

Bryant with 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, who also passed in the crash
Matt Murray, Sports Editor February 7, 2020

The global community was shaken to its core on the morning of Jan. 26 when former Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna were among nine people killed...

Gymnastics shines at CSL meet

The team celebrates after an invite on Jan. 25
Mattea Carberry, Features Editor February 7, 2020

In their last competition of the regular season, the gymnastics team came in second place in their CSL conference meet held at Glenbrook South High School on Jan. 31. They competed against Maine...

NT wins 101st annual ETHS meet to end their season

Members of the team during a practice after the Evanston meet, they will soon begin preparing for state
Cleo Pool, Co-Editor in Chief February 7, 2020

On Jan. 31 New Trier took down Evanston, 113 to 73, in a high intensity meet. This was the 101st annual meet against the well known rival, and is one of the longest running meets in Illinois. Head...

Fencing dominates at conference tournament

Graham Ambrose, Features Editor February 7, 2020

New Trier’s fencing season came to a powerful close as both the women’s and men’s teams finished in the top 3 at the Great Lakes Conference Championship at Adlai Stevenson High School on...

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