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RB basketball teams’ paths point towards playoffs

RB basketball teams’ paths point towards playoffs

Dylan Drews, Staff Reporter
February 6, 2017
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

So far this season, the Riverside-Brookfield High School boys Varsity basketball team has earned a 8-13 record. Unfortunately, the team is not having the extraordinary season they had a year ago. They have lost a few heart-breakers and gone on a couple losing streaks; however, this is not a concern of...

New year, new lacrosse team

New year, new lacrosse team

Mary Kober, Staff Reporter
February 2, 2017
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Lacrosse is new at RB, it is a club sport, but next year it should get approved by IHSA to be an IHSA sport. Knowing this, the practices are scattered, they don’t have an exact place to practice or have games yet. Sam Styler is a new coach for both Lacrosse teams, he started about a week ago, and i...

Cheer and swim celebrate winter wins

Cheer and swim celebrate winter wins

Kenton Baer, Staff Reporter
January 30, 2017
Filed under Features, Sports, Top Stories

As winter goes on, so does RBHS winter sports. Riverside Brookfield's boys swimming team and competitive cheer team have been in full swing for some time now. RBHS’s boys swim team placed first at the Main East swim invite, and the competitive cheer team placed third place in conference. The boys...

RDE takes on the Gio project

RDE takes on the Gio project

Hailey Paisker, Staff Photographer
January 27, 2017
Filed under Featured A&E, Top Stories, Winter Sports

RDE will be performing in the Giordano Choreography Project at Barrington High School Saturday on January 28. A guest choreographer created their piece, and after weeks of preparation and hard work, they plan on presenting it to other high schools in the area. The ladies dancing are excited and can’t...

NCAA football playoff to begin New Year’s Eve

NCAA football playoff to begin New Year’s Eve

Jack Jurgens, Staff Reporter
December 6, 2016
Filed under Sports

December 31 not only marks the eve of 2017, but also is the beginning of the NCAA football playoff between the four best college football teams in the nation. The four teams take part in two semifinal games on New Year’s Eve and the winner from each game plays in the NCAA championship on January 9,...

Freshmen boys dribble into new territory

Freshmen boys dribble into new territory

Rahim Kouferidji, Staff Reporter
December 1, 2016
Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

With new seasons come new sports, and Basketball is no exception. Winter also marks the beginning of the Freshmen boys’ high school Basketball careers. This year, the roster consists of twenty freshmen, with eight on the A team and twelve on the B team. The sport is very important to them, as ...

Melone commits to Union College

Melone commits to Union College

Madison Heninger, Staff Reporter
November 22, 2016
Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories

Angelica Melone, a senior at RBHS, recently signed her commitment to Union College in Schenectady, New York.  She accepted a full scholarship to Union for Women’s Hockey.  Many different schools across the country offered scholarships and wanted Melone’s talent. “It was a hard decision t...

Do you have what it takes to stick with a sport?

Do you have what it takes to stick with a sport?

Kenton Baer, Staff Reporter
November 15, 2016
Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories

Sticking with a sport for more than at least two years must be challenging for some, but some students at Riverside Brookfield have endured an athlete’s lifestyle. Charlie Robling, junior has had success in his three years as an RBHS water polo player. He scored around 90 goals with varsity and ...

The Varsity girls volleyball team serves up a fantastic season

The Varsity girls volleyball team serves up a fantastic season

Rahim Kouferidji, Staff Reporter
November 10, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Fall Sports, News, Sports, Sports Season Recaps, Top Stories

On Saturday, November 5, the RB Varsity girls volleyball team faced Niles West High School to see who would advance to the state semifinals. Unfortunately, the Bulldogs were not able to pull out the win. In all of the IHSA team sports, reaching the state championships involves progressing through ...

Boys cross country amazes at state

Boys cross country amazes at state

Tatum Bruno, Staff Reporter
November 8, 2016
Filed under Features, Sports, Top Stories

In Detweiller Park in Peoria, on Saturday, November 5, the Riverside Brookfield boys cross country team competed in the state competition. The seven runners who had the opportunity to run included Mateo Nunez, Connor O'Brien, Jacob Wardzala, Jack Sagan, Matt Zamudio, Nick Allegretti, and Ryan Hahn. ...

Girls cross country impresses at state competition

Girls cross country impresses at state competition

Cathy Yuen, Staff Reporter
November 7, 2016
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

On November 5, the Riverside Brookfield High School girls cross country team competed in the state competition after advancing through the sectional round. The team consisted of Tara Janney, Hailey Jurgens, Emma Forberg, Emma Fortman, Nadia Kaczmarz, Melissa Oliveira-Liz, and Cora Lutes and they competed...

Football season comes to an end

Football season comes to an end

Sydney Sandrick, Staff Reporter
November 4, 2016
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The RB football team had a great season. Unfortunately, this season has come to an end with a record of 7-2 (Varsity) and 6-3. (Junior Varsity) Varsity had their short playoff season on Friday and it ended with a score of 40-7. “The team's biggest accomplishment of the season was making it to playoffs...

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