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    Boys Race to Conference

    By Joey B. / The boys track and field team is getting ready for Conference at Niles North High School. The boys team is ready for any competition. “We’re confident we’ll go out there and give them a run for their money,” said sophomore Ryan Hauptman. As the season came to a close, Hauptman recalled…

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  • Super Bowl preview: Will the Bengals roar on the Rams’ home field for Sunday’s championship?

    By Daniel S., sports writer Sports fans across the world have waited all year for this Sunday’s Super Bowl LVI, one of the most exciting games of the year. This year’s matchup, between the Cincinnati Bengals and Las Angeles Rams, means there will be no hometown favorites for Des Plaines football fans. If your team…

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    Spring into Action

         With the IHSA finalizing their calendar for the remainder of the year, coaches have had to rewrite their playbooks for how their upcoming seasons are going to look.       While some sports got to play their full schedules last year, others have gone almost a full year without a season. In the…

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    A Season Like No Other

         Big Ten football has made its comeback! Seven games kicked off the 2020 college football season at the end of October, and a month later our local Northwestern Wildcats are undefeated in conference match-ups while past powerhouse Nebraska languishes at the bottom.       By the end of this shortened season, each team…

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    Girls golf dominates conference

         With seniors Katie Benziger and Jane Rothweiler finishing conference with the best two scores, the varsity girls golf team ended their season with success.       At regionals, the girls placed sixth out of eight teams, beating Evanston and Niles West. Leading the Warriors was Benziger with a score of 91. “At regionals,…

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    Girls race for regionals

         After placing fourth overall at the conference meet on Oct. 17, the girls cross country team was ready to outrun the competition on Oct. 24 at Hoffman Estates for regionals.      Senior Krysta Block posted West’s top time at regionals, finishing with a time of 21:47.66 in 34th place, with seniors Paulina…

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