• 2016 Girls Swimming Preview
    8:37 AM

    The NWN sat down with girls varsity swimming coach Jason Macejak to discuss the upcoming season and what he is looking forward to as it goes on. NWN: How is the team looking for this upcoming season? Macejak: They have been training for three weeks, and they are ready for some competition. We have a very new varsity squad,

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  • Boys Varsity Swimming Update
    12:19 PM

    As the regular is coming to a halt for the swim team, it’s time for the swimmers to get ready for conference play. As of right now, the varsity swim team sits with a record of 4-5, competing in one of the hardest conferences in the State. Swimmers have been putting in lots of work

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  • 2015 Varsity Boys Swimming Preview
    9:15 AM

    The NWN had a chance to sit down with head coach Dan Vander Jeugdt and discuss his expectations and plans for the upcoming Boys Varsity Swimming season. NWN: How’s the team looking this upcoming season? Vander Jeugdt: The team is really deep as in having a lot of kids that are going to be able to

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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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  • 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

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