Niles West News

2011 Girls Varsity Softball Preview

By Michelle Sproat

March 25, 2011

The NWN interviewed varsity head coach Nicole Reynolds about this year's Girls Softball Team, team bonding and going to Disneyland for a tournament March 26-31. NWN: How do you think that the team will do this season? Reynolds: Hopefully, we will do well, we have some new talent a...

2011 Girls Track Preview

By Aldiana Zahirovic

March 25, 2011

[media id=69] The NWN interviewed varsity head coach Mark Medland about this year's Girls' Track team. NWN: How do you think the team will do this year? Medland:  We have a great group of girls. I believe we can fin...

2011 Girls Varsity Soccer Preview

By Adrian Carrera

March 23, 2011

[singlepic id=1596 w=320 h=240 float=left]The NWN interviewed varsity head coach Brett Clish about this year's Girls Soccer team. NWN: How do you think the team will do this year? Clish: So far from what I’ve seen quite...

March Madness a Little Too Mad

By Nick Goldwyn

March 23, 2011

VCU? REALLY? The team that barely got into the NCAA tournament at all, just killed my bracket, really? If you haven't been paying any attention to this year's tournament, then you probably have never heard of VCU, or know anything about their run in the tournament so far. If you are one of the people I just described,...

2011 Boys Varsity Gymnastics Preview

By Alyssa Guzman

March 22, 2011

The NWN interviewed varsity head coach Steve Foerch about this year's Boys Gymnastics team. NWN: How do you think the team will do this year? Foerch: We are going to start off strong and end even stronger. This year we have one of the hardest working teams of all time. ...

2011 Baseball Preview

By Nate Schapmann

March 17, 2011

The Niles West baseball team is looking forward to a successful, and far-improved season from last year in 2011. The NWN had the chance to talk to varsity baseball head coach Garry Gustafson--and he was very enthusiastic about the upcoming season. NWN: What are baseba...

Wolves Lose to Schaumburg in Sectional Semifinals

By Nick Goldwyn

March 11, 2011

Niles West's 11th-seed Cinderella story ended Wednesday night, as the Wolves lost 56-48 to the 13th seed (24th-in-the-state ranked) Schaumburg Saxons in the Sectional Semifinals. Varsity head coach Bob Williams said that he t...

Wolves Beat Maine South, Win Regionals

By Nick Goldwyn

March 8, 2011

Senior Dante Logan bounced up and down ecstatically, Regional Champion plaque held high over head. With the fans screaming their lungs out in the stands, and the announcer trying to congratulate the Wolves over the noise, L...

Swim Team Succeeds at State

By Nick Goldwyn

March 3, 2011

Senior swimmer Konner Scott swam fast at State over the weekend--and, as he has done every year he has gone to State, made a name for himself, a name that the State officials had a hard time getting right. The mix-up with his name didn't bother Scott in the least, who qualified second an...

If You Really Knew Callie

By Connie Lay-Ngo

March 1, 2011

Senior Callie Sher takes her stance on the beam, points her toes, and flips across with an elegant swish of her ponytail, and lands perfectly balanced on the other end. She does back bends on the mat in her electric pink and black leotard and keeps a serious expression o...

Boys Track and Field 2011 Preview

By Nate Schapmann

March 1, 2011

Did you know that the Niles West Track team is the defending state champions in not only the 4x1 Meter Relay, but the 4x2 Meter Relay as well? While it's true that our Track team did extraordinary last year, they look to b...

Poms Qualifies for State

By Nick Goldwyn

February 28, 2011

The varsity Poms squad did something they had never done before in school history on Feb. 6: They qualified for State. The girls took second place in the AAA Hip Hop category (on a routine choreogrpahed by junior Mary Vo) at...