Niles West News

Ryan Miller Wins Niles Patch Athlete of the Week

By Nick Goldwyn

February 2, 2012

Senior swimmer Ryan Miller won last week's Niles Patch athlete of the week after finishing first in the 100 butterfly and third in the 200 individual medley at the Buffalo Grove Invitational meet, with times of 54.63 seconds and 2 minutes 6.85 seconds, respectively. Miller recieved 39,586 votes, abou...

Cheerleaders Make it to State for the First Time in Niles West History

By Alyssa Guzman

February 2, 2012

For the first time in Niles West history, the varsity cheerleaders made it to State, which will be held on Saturday, Feb. 11 and Sunday, Feb. 12 in Springfield, Illinois. The girls have been preparing for this moment since right after homecoming, when they got thei...

Poms Team to Travel to Disney World for Nationals

By Angie Barnas

February 1, 2012

Less than a year after its first state qualification ever, the Varsity Poms Team, lead by senior captains Mary Vo, Elizabeth Mangulabnan, and junior captain Evangeline Alpogianis, placed first in an away camp competition and qualified for Nationals, which is being held at Disney...

New Trier Trevians Crush Wolves in the Pool

By Rebecca Yun

January 30, 2012

The stands of the Niles West swimming pool looked dismal, as if the Wolves fans, as well as the New Trier Trevian fans, knew the outcome of the meet before it had even started. Although the Niles West section of the stands never...

Wolves Win Senior Night Showdown Vs. GBS

By Nick Goldwyn

January 18, 2012

Preforming on the biggest stage of his wrestling career, under a not so bright spotlight, senior wrestler Ben Bard held on for dear life, didn't get pinned, and eventually helped the Wolves beat Glenbrook South 33-32 in a senior night showdow...

2011 Cheerleading Preview

By Paulina Michael

December 23, 2011

The NWN sat down with head Cheerleading coach, Jessica Olsen, to discuss the Varsity Cheerleading squad's 2011-12 season. NWN: Where are most of the cheers and routines picked up from? Such as, the homecoming assembly routine?  Olsen: Well, our ...

Wolves Fall to the Wildkits

By Nate Schapmann

December 20, 2011

While the Boys Basketball team showed early prowess in their game last Friday night against Evanston, the Wolves were unable to pull the upset, as they fell the Wildkits, and a record of 2-7. Thanks to senior Corey Dolins, the Wolves jumped out to a 4-0 lead to beg...

Boys’ Swim Team Beats Maine West Warriors

By Rebecca Yun

December 20, 2011

On Friday, Dec. 16, the pool balcony was not as full as it was for the annual West vs. North swim meet, but there was still that slight surge of energy coursing through the air. This energy propelled the Swim Team to a win on all levels...

Boys’ Swim Team Loses to Vikings

By Rebecca Yun

December 12, 2011

  The pool balcony was packed Friday, Dec. 9 as fans from Niles North and West cheered on the boys' swim teams. There was a definite buzz of excitement that radiated from the stands of the natatorium as the annual cross-town meet started off. The Wolve...

Wolves Scrap for Win, Beat North

By Nick Goldwyn

December 7, 2011

[singlepic id=2878 w=320 h=240 float=left]It was obvious that from the get go Saturday night that the Boys Varsity Cross-town classic would be an ugly game. Both teams were scrappy throughout, and although the score was a little...

2011 Boys’ Wrestling Preview

By Rebecca Yun

December 6, 2011

[singlepic id=2843 w=320 h=240 float=left]The NWN sat down with head coach Anthony Genovesi to discuss the Boys' Wrestling team and expectations for the 2011-2012 season. NWN: How is the team looking this year? Genovesi: We return ...

Girls Basketball Fights from Behind to Beat North

By Nate Schapmann

December 5, 2011

The mood heading into halftime at the Girls Basketball game versus Niles North Saturday night was somber at best; the Wolves (8-0) were down to the Vikings (2-5) 17-26 in the “Crosstown Classic.” Despite early foul trouble, North was up 9-12...