• 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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  • Cubs Shutout Pirates to Claim The NL Wildcard Game
    8:34 AM

    The Chicago Cubs have been ripped on for years. They have been calling the Cubs the “Lovable Losers,” and fans yelling, “100 more years,” etc. This year, the Cubs have the most potential I have ever seen. The Cubbies have multiple players that are in favor of awards this season. Jake Arrieta, the man, the myth,

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  • 2015 Boys Varsity Baseball Preview
    8:19 AM

    The NWN had the chance to sit down with Garry Gustafson, the head coach of the Boys Varsity baseball team, to discuss the team’s season in progress.
    NWN: How has the team progressed leading up to this season?
    Gustafson: We have worked hard throughout the off season in the weight room, and I think we are prepared for the season.

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  • Re2pect: Derek Jeter
    8:40 AM

    Derek Jeter retired on the same field that Babe Ruth played his rookie season in 1914. It’s the same hardball theater where Ted Williams homered on his final big league swing, Sept. 28, 1960. It’s where Mickey Mantle made his last out on the same date in 1968. “The Captain” has left a huge footprint

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  • Michael Gunartt: Stepping Up to the Plate
    2:36 PM

    [dropcap]T[/dropcap]he wind is blowing and the grass has begun to cover the torn-up ground underneath Michael Gunartt’s feet. It’s spring, more specifically baseball season, and it’s the freshman varsity baseball player’s favorite time of the year.
    He looks up at the sky and sheds a tear, then looks back down at his father’s headstone. It reads

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  • Wolves Fall to Vikings on the Diamond
    8:05 AM

    Last Thursday evening, the wolves hit the diamond against arch rival Niles North in what ended up being an incredibly close and low scoring game with the Vikings winning 2-1.
    The game began with senior pitcher Cody Pazik striking out the side on very few pitches, but the Wolves were unable to get anything done in

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  • Preview: 2014 Varsity Baseball
    9:50 AM

    The Niles West News got a chance to sit down with head varsity baseball coach Garry Gustafson and discuss the upcoming season.
    NWN: How is the team looking to be this year?
    Gustafson: We are working hard, but have a lot of holes to fill from last year. We have a great work ethic going into practice and I

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