• Varsity Boys Basketball Preview
    9:37 AM

    The winter sports season is coming up quickly, which means that school favorite sports are getting back into action. This of course includes the boys varsity basketball season getting underway. To get a feel for what’s happening this season, The NWN had a chance to sit down with  head coach Robert Williams.
    “We have participated a large

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  • Girls Basketball Preview 2015-2016
    12:08 PM

    video by Sarah Yun
    It’s almost winter which means winter sports are just about ready to start back up! Girls Varsity Basketball tryouts took place in the contest gym on Monday, Nov. 2 after school. Tryouts continued up until Wednesday and varsity coach Anthony Konsewicz is getting ready to finalize his team now.
    “I think that the

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  • West to Host Schnurr Basketball Tournament in its Final Year
    9:36 AM

    Eight teams will compete in the Kurland-Schnurr Basketball Tournament this year at St. Patrick’s High School and Niles West during Thanksgiving break (Nov. 23-25).
    According to athletic director, Kendall Griffin, this will be the final year that the tournament will be played at Niles West. The Schnurr tournament has been going on for 35 years. It

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  • Mia Piljevic Off to IHSA State Swimming Tournament
    9:31 AM

    This afternoon sophomore Mia Piljevic will have one of her dreams come true. She will compete at state for the first time. When Piljevic turned ten her dad showed her the sport, and ever since then she hasn’t stop loving swimming. This year Piljevic broke the record for the 100 yard back stroke on the sophomore and

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  • Nicole Camburn:The Quest to State
    9:35 AM

    Senior Nicole Camburn awed the crowd from her performance at the sectional race at Lake Park High School Saturday, Oct. 31. Even with the weather being in the shivering 40s and rainy, Camburn ran a strong race and ended up running her best time all season to qualify for state.
    NWN: How did you react when you found out

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  • The Backup Plan: Grace Bencivenga
    9:30 AM

    Niles West freshman diver Grace Bencivenga has had quite a year so far. Bencivenga was cut from the freshman volleyball team and was heartbroken and devastated.
    Bencivenga had never even considered doing another sport for fall, but after she was informed of a diving team here at Niles West, she jumped at the opportunity. Friends from

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  • Varsity Football Season Cut Short
    8:37 AM

    Unfortunately this will not be the year for the Wolves, as this is the first time in four years that they did not qualify for the IHSA playoffs. In order to qualify for playoffs the IHSA requires each team to either win their conference, or end their season with a record consisting of more than

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