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The Evanston pool stands ready for the 2020 Boys Swimming & Diving State Championship

Boys swimming & diving earns 10th place at state meet

Connor Caserio, Opinions Editor March 13, 2020

Despite team-wide struggles with illness, boys swimming & diving placed 10th at the state meet held on Feb. 28-29 at ETHS’ William Dobson Burton Aquatic Center. Going into the 2019-2020 season,...

The basketball team regroups with head coach Scott Fricke at their final game against Evanston on Mar. 6

Boys basketball eliminated by Evanston 49-46

Matt Murray, Sports Editor March 13, 2020

The boys basketball team’s season came to an end on Mar. 6 with a 49-46 loss to the Evanston Wildkits in the IHSA regional finals, snapping the team’s eight-game wining streak in the process. Although...

NT Wrestling sectional qualifiers take a team photo

Wrestling enjoys outstanding season

Caroline Bewley, News Editor March 13, 2020

New Trier’s wrestling team recently wrapped up a successful season and sent six members of their team to sectionals on Feb. 14. Those six qualifiers were three more than were sent last season,...

Girls track off to fast start

Casey Bertocchi, Managing Editor March 13, 2020

The girls track team competed at a meet at York University High School in Elmhurst, Illinois on Mar. 6 with their varsity team placing third out of six teams and their freshman and sophomore...

Being NT’s equipment manager: Beth Lopiccolo

Belah Ratowitz, Staff Reporter March 13, 2020

Beth Lopiccolo has been working as Athletic Equipment Manager for nine years. Most students see her when they pick up or return uniforms for sports, but her job extends beyond just handling...

Grooms (left) receiving IATA Distinguished Service Award in 2015

Dale Grooms: the man behind the New Trier sports machine

Carsten Sheehan, Staff Reporter March 13, 2020

There is a lot that goes into making a sports team function effectively. There are the players of course, but the coaches, strength coaches, and equipment organizers are all responsible for helping...

Ryan shoots a three against Niles West on Feb. 7

Boys basketball edges Maine South

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...

The team’s seniors (left to right: Amy Zun, Avery Faulkner, Maeve Murdock, and Rachel Zun)

Girls gymnastics finishes fifth at state tournament

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 celebrate 1st place win at Niles North IHSA Sectionals on Feb. 22

Boys swimming and diving seals 1st at sectionals

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...

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