Niles West News

Andrew Matias: Not Your Average Athlete

By Nick Goldwyn

March 20, 2012

It all started on a beautiful mid-spring day. The birds were chirping and there wasn’t a cloud in the perfectly blue sky. It seemed like the best day ever, that was until something went wrong for then freshman Andrew Matias. ...

2012 Boys Tennis Preview

By Nick Goldwyn

March 13, 2012

The NWN sat down with Boys Tennis head coach Andrew Suarez to talk about the team, the season, and qualifying for state. NWN: How is the team looking this year? Suarez: We're looking pretty good this year, the team is very deep and experienced, we have six returning varsity team me...

2012 Boys’ Gymnastics Preview

By Nick Goldwyn

March 9, 2012

After a relatively good year in 2011, in which a number of individual gymnasts made it to state, the Boys' Gymnastics team is looking for an even better season this year. Then NWN caught up with head coach Adrian Batista to talk abou...

Boys Basketball Lose Regional Semi to Trevians

By Nick Goldwyn

March 1, 2012

[singlepic id=3364 w=320 h=240 float=left]The  Wolves were distraught as they walked off the court and out of the gym last night. The team had just lost in the Regional Semi's to New Trier, ending their season, and with it the...

Wolves Beat Amundsen

By Nick Goldwyn

February 28, 2012

The Wolves played the Vikings last night, but unlike the first meeting with a Viking team this basketball season, the stands weren't packed, the fans weren't rowdy, and the game didn't come down to the wire. Instead, Niles West ...

Lady Wolves State Dreams Crushed by Titans

By Nick Goldwyn

February 22, 2012

As the Glenbrook South Titans girls basketball players ecstatically embraced each other moments after their Sectional Semi-final win, the mood was much more somber just a few feet away. Most of the Lady Wolves began to cry, as the...

Lady Wolves Win First Regional Game

By Nick Goldwyn

February 15, 2012

[singlepic id=3238 w=320 h=240 float=left]There aren't many words do describe the dominance shown by the Lady Wolves in their Regional Semi-final win last night. In short, Niles West obliterated the Taft Eagles 53-13, and in doing...

Wolves Win Big on a Big Night

By Nick Goldwyn

February 14, 2012

With a multitude of the best former players and coaches from Niles West's 50 years of Boys Basketball in attendance, sophomore Ahmad Gibson drained the game winning three from the corner with under a minute to go in Saturday night...