• 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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  • 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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  • Jewell Loyd to Play at Allstate Arena
    8:27 AM

    Alumni Jewell Loyd, former Niles West basketball star and 1st overall pick in this year’s WNBA draft, will be returning to Chicago to play the Chicago Sky on Sunday, September 6th at the Allstate Arena at 5:00 p.m.
    The entire Niles West community continues to show their support for Loyd, including her previous coach, Anthony Konsewicz who

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  • Breaking News: Alum Jewell Loyd Top Pick in WNBA Draft
    9:26 PM

    Since graduating from Niles West in 2012, Jewell Loyd has continued her basketball career all in hope to make it to the big times, the WNBA. Finally, her time has come, and a little earlier than expected.
    Loyd was the first draft pick to the Seattle Storm Professional Women’s Basketball team Thursday, April 16, after deciding

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  • Niles West to Host McDonald’s City/Suburban Showdown Classic Tomorrow
    9:04 AM

    For the second year in a row, Niles West will host the  McDonald’s City-Suburban basketball showdown tomorrow evening.
    The first of two games tips off at 6 pm in the contest gym– it features a competitive suburban battle between the Highland Park and Lake Forest boys varsity basketball teams. Following game one, two of the state’s

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  • Girls Varsity Basketball Team wins Hoffman Estates Tournament
    9:13 AM

    The girls varsity basketball team started their season with a bang as they  took first place in the Hoffman Estates tournament behind a sizzling 4-1 record.
    Junior Nichole Lopatin and seniors Katherine De Lara and Hilma Mededovic were all recognized for their standout play as all-tournament players.
    “This was a great way to start the season,” head coach Tony Konsewicz said. “I am proud of

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  • Back to the Basket: Let’s Talk Fantasy…(Basketball, Of Course)
    9:27 AM

    Though the first thing that comes to most peoples mind when they hear the word “fantasy” is football, fantasy basketball is an on-the-rise hobby for many basketball aficionados. A couple of fantasy basketball junkies from the Niles West News sat down to answer some frequently asked questions to give their opinion on the do’s and

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