Niles West News

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...

2011 Boys’ Swimming and Diving Preview

By Rebecca Yun

December 5, 2011

[media id=150] The NWN had the opportunity to talk with head coach Dan VanderJeugdt regarding the boys, their goals, and the team's strengths. NWN: With graduated swimmer Konner Scott gone, how is the team looking this yea...

Niles West Boys’ Swim Team Takes Third at Annual Early-Bird Invite

By Rebecca Yun

December 5, 2011

The Niles West Boys' swim team placed third at the Niles West Invite on Saturday, Dec. 3. Among the teams competing were the Buffalo Grove Bison, Mundelein Mustangs, Schaumburg Saxons, Brother Rice Crusaders, and Latin Romans. Al...

2011 Girls Varsity Swimming/Diving Preview

By Nick Goldwyn

September 6, 2011

[singlepic id=2359 w=320 h=240 float=left]The NWN talked to varsity head coach Jason Macejak about the season, the Girls Swimming and Diving team, and what makes coaching them so enjoyable. NWN: How is the team looking thi...

Konner Scott: A Day in the Life

By Nick Goldwyn

April 7, 2011

[singlepic id=1124 w=320 h=240 float=left]Konner Scott is silent, in his hunched position on the starting block, in his final 200-meter freestyle swim of his High School career, dark blue goggles on his face; he looks as fixe...

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...