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Girls Basketball: Team unity leads New Trier on senior night

February 12, 2017 by Michael Wojtychiw, Sports Editor Sports, High School

After losing 11 seniors from last year's squad, New Trier came into the season seeking a new identity.

As the season hits the stretch run, the team seems to have found what they were looking for.

"Coming off the year last year...

Top 10 Sports Stories of the Year

January 3, 2017 by Michael Wojtychiw, Sports Editor Sports, High School

The past year featured some memorable athletic achievements and moments on the North Shore. The following is a list of our top 10 sports stories of 2016 for the towns of Wilmette, Winnetka, Glencoe, Northfield and Kenilworth.


Wrestling: Trevs capture conference title with home win over Evanston

January 7, 2017 by Todd Marver, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School

New Trier took a trip back to the 1980s on Friday, Jan. 6, in its conference dual meet against Evanston in Winnetka. The Trevians competed at Leslie Gates Gymnasium for the first time in more than 30 years and defeated Evanston, 40-32...

Boys Basketball: Late free throws see Highland Park slip past New Trier

by Derek Wolff, Contributing Sports Editor Sports, High School

The noise inside the gymnasium was deafening. Ziv Tal was just louder.

An arch of balloons adorned the walkway onto the basketball court at New Trier High School on Feb. 21, part of the decorations for senior night....

Girls basketball: Loyola comeback effort falls short in sectional semis

by Michael Wojtychiw, Sports Editor Sports, High School

When Loyola Academy and Evanston faced off Jan. 5, the Ramblers were able to control the pace, making it more of halfcourt game.

In the sectional semifinal Monday, Feb. 20, at Niles West, it was a different story....

Girls gymnastics: Murdock wins beam state title

by Neil Milbert, Staff Writer Sports, High School

The long season ended Saturday, Feb. 18, as New Trier took fifth place as a team and individual Trevians gymnasts stepped up in a big way at the IHSA state meet in Palatine.

Prairie Ridge piled up 148.8 points in...