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New Trier Green celebrates after winning Motown Classic, in Detroit, Michigan on Oct. 18

The New Trier Hockey Club finds way to play amid pandemic

Brooks Herb, Sports Editor October 24, 2020

While  most contact sports deemed high risk have seen their season postponed or cancelled, the New Trier Hockey Club has found a way to play on.  The club is not affiliated with the school, meaning...

The varsity team runs the three-mile race at Duke Childs Fields on Oct. 17. The JV team was unable to compete because they were quarantining after a positive test result

Boys cross country racing to success

Casey Bertocchi, Managing Editor October 23, 2020

The boys varsity cross country team has an undefeated record this season, including winning the CSL South Conference championship, a home meet hosted at Duke Childs Field in Winnetka. Varsity Head Coach...

Girls team poses after winning the New Trier Invite on Aug. 29.

Girls tennis continues dominance with win over GBS

Brooks Herb, Sports Editor October 2, 2020

    On Sept. 22, the girls varsity tennis team traveled to Glenbrook South to take on the Titans in a conference match. The Trevians came out victorious, winning 5-2.      All season long, the...

Senior Max Barr tees off against at the Buffalo Grove Invite on Sept. 5

Boys golf falls to GBN as postseason approaches

Brooks Herb, Sports Editor October 2, 2020

The varsity boys golf team hosted conference rival Glenbrook North on Sept. 23, losing with a combined score of 152-146. The best performances came from seniors Michael Rudnick, Max Barr, and Charlie...

Swimmers pose at meet vs. Evanston on Sept. 25

COVID-19 brings big changes to girls swim season

Casey Bertocchi, Managing Editor October 2, 2020

Girls varsity swim season is looking different this year, especially how swimmers practice and compete in meets. The restrictions brought on by the pandemic  have been difficult for the swimmers to...

Milwaukee Bucks Giannis Antetokounmpo kneels with teammates during the national anthem

Defining professional athletes role in time of Black Lives Matter

Brooks Herb, Sports Editor September 25, 2020

On Wednesday, Aug 26, the Milwaukee Bucks were nowhere to be seen at tipoff time for their playoff game against the Orlando Magic. At this moment, very few knew what was happening, especially the fans...

New Trier national signing day 2020

COVID-19’s impact on athlete recruitment

Brooks Herb, Sports Editor September 25, 2020

The odds are already stacked against high school athletes to receive a sports scholarship to an NCAA school. Now with the COVID-19 pandemic cancelling and postponing the seasons for  many athletes, it...

Former Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, now with Tampa Bay, could help revitalize the 2020 NFL season

Brady’s move to Tampa will be boon for NFL

Brooks Herb, Sports Editor April 23, 2020

There may not be a more recognizable figure in sports than quarterback Tom Brady, and after 20 years  he is leaving the New England Patriots for Tampa Bay.  Brady has won  six championships and many...

Junior Ben Yoder running at a New Trier open meet this season

Covid-19 complicates college athletics recruiting

Connor Caserio, Opinions Editor April 17, 2020

Since school was called off due to COVID-19 on Mar. 12, the college recruitment process has been disrupted for spring athletes.  Though recruitment methods vary from sport to sport, in normal times,...

The COVID-19 pandemic has put the status of the NBA and NHL’s postseasons in jeopardy, and both league offices have been pursuing alternative options for crowning a league champion

It’s time to pull the plug on the 2020 sports season

Matt Murray, Sports Editor April 11, 2020

Ever since the COVID-19 virus forced millions of Americans into hibernation for the spring, there has been a national pause on public gatherings not seen since the aftermath of the September 11th attacks. And...

Spring sports have been cancelled indefinitely, though teams hold on to the hope that they may resume.

COVID-19 postpones school sports, disappointing athletes

Brooks Herb, Sports Editor April 7, 2020

COVID-19 has led to a wave of  school shutdowns, not only keeping students out of the classroom, but off the fields and courts as well.  Even though IHSA has a target date of resuming in May, the...

Caption: On Mar. 24, the 2020 Summer Olympics, which were scheduled to begin on Jul. 24 in Tokyo, became the latest sporting event to be postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19 concerns put sports on pause

Matt Murray, Sports Editor March 24, 2020

In an unprecedented 48-hour span from Mar. 11 to Mar. 13, nearly all of the world’s major sports leagues indefinitely suspended their operations due to the rapid spread of COVID-19, which is expected...

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