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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

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...

Matt Nagy (right) and Ryan Pace (left), who were both fired on January 10, at Bears practice in July 2019

Bears hit reset button by firing Nagy and Pace

Joey Murray, Sports Editor
January 27, 2022

On Jan. 11, the Chicago Bears parted ways with head coach Matt Nagy and general manager Ryan Pace. Nagy had been the Bears’ head coach for four seasons, while Pace had just finished his seventh season...

Lia Thomas breaks program records for both 200 and 500 freestyle, November 22

Transgender swimmer under fire for smashing records

Ana Torresarpi, Sports Editor
January 14, 2022

University of Pennsylvania swimmer Lia Thomas has recently become the center of a massive controversy over her newest record-breaking swim times during a recent swim meet. Thomas had managed to dominate...

Old Gates Gym, built in 1928, will be torn down this month to make way for the new athletic wing

New Trier says goodbye to Gates Gym after 91 years

Joey Murray, Sports Editor
December 19, 2021

On Dec. 16, Gates Gym, which has been in operation since 1928, hosted its final sporting events before new construction on the athletic facilities begins over winter break. The girls varsity basketball...

New Trier Powerlifters host a casual Halloween regional meet on Oct. 30, many lifters used the opportunity to film and submit their lifts for the October Throwdown

Powerlifting takes first once again

Ana Torresarpi, Sports Editor
December 11, 2021

New Trier has won the annual USA Weightlifting High School Throwdown for the third consecutive year. The competition, held throughout the month of October, was centered around the Powerlifting...

The team poses with their championship trophy after finishing first at the State finals at FMC Natatorium in Westmont, IL on Nov. 13

Girls swim and dive triumphs at state

Joey Murray, Sports Editor
November 23, 2021

On Nov. 12-13, the girls swimming and diving team won the state championship scoring 182 total points, nearly double the score of the next closest teams Barrington and Hinsdale Central which both scored...

New Triers field hockey team celebrating their championship trophy after defeating Oak Park River Forest 4-0 on Oct. 30.

Field hockey scores state championship win

Sarah Lin, News Editor
November 15, 2021

New Trier’s girls’ field hockey team won the 2021 Illinois Field Hockey State Championship 4-0 over Oak Park and River Forest (OPRF) on Oct. 30.  “The championship meant so much to me as...

Auburn quarterback Bo Nix (10) throws a pass during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Mississippi Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021 in Auburn, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

College athletes able to receive compensation for their names

Joey Murray, Sports Editor
November 3, 2021

On July 1, history was made in college sports. Student athletes are now allowed to seek compensation for their name, image, and likeness (NIL). As a result of this change, student-athletes have maximized...

New Trier boys golf team holds state runner-up trophy on October 9 at the IHSA State Finals

Boys golf places second in state

Joey Murray, Sports Editor
October 24, 2021

On October 9, the New Trier golf finished second at the state tournament. The team shot a score of 578 at state (282 on the first day and 296 on the second day), a score that had never been reached previously...

Varsity rowers during a brief rest at the regatta, 2021

Girls Rowing Crushes Opening Regatta

Charles Foster, Features Editor
September 28, 2021

          The girls Varsity and Novice teams began their Fall season this month, coming out largely on top at the premier regatta. Racing against teams including Loyola and Milwaukee, all the New...

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