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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

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...

Hong Kong residents hold up signs in support of Daryl Morey at a rally on Oct. 15, 2019

Daryl Morey controversy revealing of NBA’s priorities

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...

Bryant with 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, who also passed in the crash

NBA legend Kobe Bryant dies in helicopter 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...

The team celebrates after an invite on Jan. 25

Gymnastics shines at CSL meet

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...

Members of the team during a practice after the Evanston meet, they will soon begin preparing for state

NT wins 101st annual ETHS meet to end their season

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...

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