The student news site of New Trier High School

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

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, Editor in Chief 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, Editor in Chief 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 , Editor in Chief 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, Editor in Chief 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, Sports Editor 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, Opinions Editor 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, Editor in Chief 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...

Cummings is the first state individual wrestling champ since 1976

Wrestling season goes out with a bang

Kate Dieffenbacher, Editor in Chief 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, Social Media and Opinions Editor 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...

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