Soccer

  • Boys Varsity Soccer Preview
    8:39 AM

    It’s that time of year again! Time for hard work, sweat, and dedication, and Coach Milo Cejociv is looking to take this year’s boys varsity soccer to a whole new level. Starting this year, he will be the new head coach for the boys, and he has big plans for the team!
    “We’ve had a very

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  • Q & A with Senior Soccer Standout Greg Solawa
    9:35 AM

    The NWN had a chance to speak with senior Greg Solawa, who has recently committed to play Division I soccer at Ohio State University.
    NWN: Tell me about your experience while playing soccer for Niles West?
     Solawa: I had a lot of fun playing West. The reason as to why I had so much fun is because I

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  • Kevin Sanchez: The Under-Recognized Soccer Star
    9:33 AM

    You might know Kevin Sanchez as an average Sophomore, but there is more than what meets the eye. What many students are not aware of are his amazing soccer accomplishments at such a young age.
    “Growing up I played defense, I had the same coach as my uncle and I’ve been playing ever since i was

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  • Girls Varsity Soccer Makes History with Win against Maine South
    8:49 AM

    The Lady Wolves varsity soccer team grinded out a victory against the Maine South Hawks soccer team at home last night, leaving the field with a final score of 2-1.
    The team also beat the Niles West girls soccer record for the amount of wins in a season. Last night they made history with 13 total

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  • Lopatin Sets Niles West Soccer Tournament Record with 5 Goals
    8:20 AM

    As the lady Wolves soccer squad geared up for the Niles West Soccer Tournament, Nichole Lopatin came ready to deliver.
    The sophomore midfielder put the ball in the net a whopping five times against the Willowbrook Warriors and in doing so claimed the record for a single-game individual scoring output. The Wolves won five to three.
    “It’s

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  • 2013 Boys’ Soccer Preview
    8:35 AM

    Following a disappointing 3-13-3 season marked by the loss of key midfielder Robert Ljubic to a torn MCL, the Wolves have high expectations for the coming year.  As the team gets ready to play their second game of the year, the NWN talked with head coach Scott Ackman to get the scoop.
    NWN: What can you take away from

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  • Hat Trick: The Ljubic Brothers & Hubert Szelag
    9:30 AM

    “My freshman year, I wanted to make varsity so bad,” senior Robert Ljubic said. “I actually made it somehow, and I was so surprised.”
    Three years later, he’s leading the boys varsity soccer team as one of their captains side by side with his brother, junior Mario Ljubic, and good friend, senior Hubert Szelag.
    The younger Ljubic admits that working with his

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