Cheerleading not portrayed accurately in media

Kyra Dickerson, Staff Editor

February 11, 2015

Filed under Sports

In movies and TV shows it’s all the same - the cheerleaders jump around and yell motivational phrases and don’t do anything that takes much effort. But in reality, cheerleaders do a lot more than flash smiles and wave around... Read more »

College Football Playoff sparks new age of champions

Andrew Rosenthal, Sports Editor

February 11, 2015

Filed under Sports

This year, for the first time, Ohio State can truly say they are the best in the nation. For the first time, the NCAA crowned an undisputed champion because of the addition of a two-round playoff for the national championship. The... Read more »

Hoops for Hope raises money for the 12 Oaks Foundation

Erika Miessner, News Editor

May 13, 2014

Filed under Sports

The Hoops for Hope Basketball Tournament, raising money for the 12 Oaks Foundation, recently took place at Grayslake North, with students and adults from all around including GCHS participating. According to Julie Hupp, codirector... Read more »

IHSA looks to “bump up” private schools

Max Goldberg, Feature/Entertainment Editor

May 13, 2014

Filed under Maxxed Up, Sports

For years now, little private schools all across the state are dominating their small town divisions; winning year after year, because they can recruit student athletes. Starting next year, a new Illinois High School Association... Read more »

Athletes should prioritize grades, class performance

Max Goldberg, Webpage/Feature /Entertainment Editor

May 13, 2014

Filed under Maxxed Up, Sports

Whether an athlete realizes or not, their grades are being constantly checked, seeing if they are above the minimum requirement to participate in sports. But, there is the constant battle to consider: the line between having... Read more »

Brief: Girls Track starts season with success

March 21, 2014

Filed under Rundown, Sports

With three meets at Proviso West, Maine East, and Dundee Crown, along with an unbeaten win streak, the Girls’ Track Team has done extremely well this season. With a record of 8-0 as of Feb. 19, girls’ track head coach Shawn... Read more »

Season End: Girls Basketball finishes short of goals, still satisfying season

Oscar Fernandez, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2014

Filed under Season End, Sports

The girls’ basketball team might have not ended the season on a good note, but overall they had an exciting season finishing 19-11 and 10-2 in conference. The girls ended the season with a regional playoff game against North... Read more »

Season End: Sarah Polsgrove advances to sectionals in Bowling

March 21, 2014

Filed under Season End, Sports

Girls bowling competed in the first IHSA regionals on Feb. 22, and junior Sarah Polsgrove was the only one who advanced to sectionals after she came in 8th in regionals with an average score of 176 across her 6 games. Polsgrove... Read more »

Competitive sports take physical toll on students

Andrew Rosenthal, Sports Editor

March 21, 2014

Filed under Sports

Many high school students are competitive athletes who practice every day and face pressure from their parents, peers, coaches and themselves. A lot of exercise can lead to overuse injuries, according to GCHS Athletic Trainer... Read more »

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