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Tigers eyeing second half of season

Thomas Tracey, Sports Editor

October 5, 2018


Filed under New, Sports

With a 1-1 record to start the year and 7 games left in front of them, North varsity football is still optimistic about the rest of the season. In the first matchup of the new season, the North Tigers took on the Joliet West Tigers at home. The North Tigers finished last season with an 8-3 record...

Future cheerleaders practice

Tommy Tracey, Sports Editor

October 2, 2018


Filed under Sports

This year’s North cheer camp was held from Sept. 11 to 13 and included a performance at halftime of the football game on Sept. 14. “The participants get the feel of what high school cheerleading really is,” senior Nia Salcedo said. “[It] can help them decide if they want to tryout for the...

Tigers back heel into new season

Preston Zbroszczyk, Sports Editor

October 1, 2018


Filed under Sports

Boys’ soccer season has once again begun, but this start to the season has in a more positive upward direction for the Tigers than last year. Beginning the season on the road, the Tigers were quickly tested during an opening game against Geneva where the Tiger came out with the win 1-0. It was a...

HENNESSEY WINS STATE

Preston Zbroszcyk, Staff Writer

May 8, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

North witnessed history when undefeated and number one ranked wrestler in the state senior Matt Hennessey captured the allusive state title he has worked for since middle school. “[This achievement] fulfilled my promise to myself, family and school. To win it feels pretty good,” Hennessey said. This...

Boys’ baseball swings into action

Preston Zbroszcyk, Staff Writer

May 8, 2018


Filed under Sports

Another baseball season for the Tigers gets ready to begin with the same high expectations it does every year with a run to state. After last year’s disappointing semifinal loss to Neuqua Valley, the meeting between the two on April 27 is a game North will have circled on its calendar. Coach John...

Two boys’ advance to state

December 1, 2017


Filed under Sports

North boys’ golf took home the 2017 Southwest Prairie Conference championship trophy on Sept. 27 at Wedgewood Golf Course in Joliet. The day consisted of more than eight hours of golf with North competing against the entire conference with strong talent from Minooka and a young Oswego team. The Tige...

Tigers look to repeat last season’s success

Lucas Porter, Sports / Online Editor

September 22, 2017


Filed under Athletics, Sports

In the first match up in the season, North Tigers took on the Plainfield Central Wildcats defeating them 21-7. Last season, The Tigers finished with a district best record of 11 wins and 2 losses plus taking home a second place trophy for class 7A led by head coach Tim Kane. The Wildcats finishe...

Winners and losers of the weekend draft

Zack Trapp, News Editor

May 10, 2016


Filed under Sports

It’s time to say farewell to a draft that involved Mike Mayock basically making a pick for the Vikings, too much Jerry Jones, a gask mask, and yet another Gronkowski entering the league. For all of the talk about how this draft lacked starpower at the top, it delivered one of the most memorable event...

Girls’ Soccer faces adversity, high expectations to start season

Girls’ Soccer faces adversity, high expectations to start season

Parker Sonnenberg, Editor in Chief

April 20, 2016


Filed under Sports

The Girls’ Soccer team entered the season with nearly impossibly high expectations. Coming into the year, the group ranked 21st in the nation according to Top Drawer Soccer, with their sights set on a State title run in June. The team, however, faced unexpected adversity in the opening stages of the...

Girls Softball beats South

Sean Kuriger, Sports Editor

April 6, 2016


Filed under Sports

The Lady Tiger’s Softball team took on the Plainfield South Cougars in a head-to-head battle for their first conference game of the season on Tuesday, April 5, The Tigers jumped on the score board early with a 3-0 lead the first inning after being able to time South’s pitcher Madison Deacon. It w...

Varsity Baseball top the Minooka Indians during their first conference match

Jack Elkins, Staff Writer

April 6, 2016


Filed under Sports

Yesterday the varsity Tigers took on the Minooka Indians at home. The Tigers took the early lead when Senior Josh Heckman hit a solo home run. Starting pitcher Josh Garner struggled towards the end of the game, causing Junior Brady Corrigan to relieve him in the middle of the fifth inning. Coming...

Girls’ Track starts season strong

Carly Kramer, Staff Writer

March 15, 2016


Filed under Sports

The Plainfield North girls’ varsity track and field team is setting their goals high for the upcoming 2016 season. Led by senior captains Hannah Stillman, Carley Pearson, Ollie Fegter and Juniors Marissa Manprasert and Sofi Chartrand, the team has high hopes for the meets to come. “The 4x8...

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