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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...

Boys’ Track starts with record breaking pace through two meets

Boys’ Track starts with record breaking pace through two meets

Erik Brniak, Staff Writer

March 15, 2016


Filed under Sports

With the track season quickly approaching, coaches and the team are ready to build on past success. They placed third in conference last year and want to send more athletes to state this season.  With high hopes for the spring. “The 2016 PN track team could be a top-20 team in the state.  We have...

Softball team prepares for season

Joe Wachs, Staff Writer

March 15, 2016


Filed under Sports

North’s Varsity softball team ended last year’s season on a good note finishing with 17 wins and 14 losses. “We will need to work very hard this year because I believe we can do big things” said Junior Abbey Kruzzel. “We have a lot of upcoming talent with the lower class and have a good amo...

Baseball faces high expectations heading into spring season

Sean Kuriger, Sports Editor

March 15, 2016


Filed under Sports

Getting ready for the season to the start, Tiger Baseball is swinging into action to build a state-bound team that they almost had last year after a close loss in Super-Sectionals. “The main goal is to prepare the team,” said Varsity head coach John Darlington. “The only way we will succeed...

North swimmers bring three more top five State finishers

Carly Kramer, Staff Writer

March 14, 2016


Filed under Sports

The Plainfield boy’s swim team traveled to Evanston High School February 26 and 27 to compete in the IHSA state championship swim meet. The Thundercats placed 11 overall in their highest team finish in program history. “Our state meet was fantastic and I couldn't be more happy with how the boys...

Sports with Sean

Sports with Sean

Sean Kuriger, Sports Editor

February 24, 2016


Filed under Sports

        Last Sunday was not a good day for Hendrick Motorsports team, but it was one of the most exciting Daytona 500s there has been in a long time. Pole position winner Chase Elliot was driving the 24 car and had won the Xfinity race on Saturday so many assumed h...

Northsiders come into season with high expectations

Northsiders come into season with high expectations

Sean Kuriger, Sports Editor

February 22, 2016


Filed under Sports

It’s almost here! Spring training is underway and America’s favorite pastime is nearing the 2016 season. I’m quite excited for this upcoming baseball season. With the Chicago Cubs having a real shot at what could be the World Series, the season is definitely going to be a lot more interesting than...

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