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“Hoop, there it is!” Seasons bouncing RB’s way

“Hoop, there it is!” Seasons bouncing RB’s way

Isabel Hughes, Staff Reporter
February 16, 2016
Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Riverside Brookfield High School boys and girls basketball seasons are in full swing. With girls Varsity leading the MSC Conference and boys Varsity with a record of 13-2, including the invites and tournaments they have played in, the teams are in for long seasons leading into late February and early...

Special Olympics basketball going for the gold

Special Olympics basketball going for the gold

Isabel Hughes, Staff Reporter
February 15, 2016
Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Riverside Brookfield High School’s Special Olympics 2015-2016 basketball season began in October and ended at the beginning of January. The track and field season will begin in March and go until June. Special Olympics is a national organization for students with intellectual and physical disa...

Bulldog Cheer Fights Through Sectionals

Bulldog Cheer Fights Through Sectionals

Dennis Ryan, Staff Reporter
February 4, 2016
Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

RB Cheerleading competed in sectionals this past weekend and secured themselves a place in state. With the top five teams going on to the state championships, every team was performing their best routines. Every team was working with tight dance sections and picture-perfect stunts. RB is going t...

Triumphant tumbling

Triumphant tumbling

Isabel Hughes, Staff Reporter
January 13, 2016
Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

Riverside Brookfield High School gymnastics season is now in full gear. The eleven-player team has been competing in meets since November and will continue to through February. With new coaches and already strong scores, RBHS has seen an improved team. Gymnastics includes many different skills such...

Illinois’ first ever female wrestling team

Illinois’ first ever female wrestling team

Lauren Lambros, Staff Reporter
December 29, 2015
Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Riverside Brookfield High School has always been piloting new programs and projects, but this year they are the first to introduce a full female wrestling team in the state of Illinois. Due to the increasing amount of recruits this year, fourteen girls showed up for tryouts, enough for a full female...

Boys’ wrestling: in relentless pursuit

Boys’ wrestling: in relentless pursuit

Lauren Lambros, Staff Reporter
December 28, 2015
Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports, winter sports

As the 2015-2016 Riverside Brookfield boys’ wrestling season begins, the team pins down some early wins to start off the season. With the goal of winning conference, the team is working out before and after school, six to seven days a week. “We’re like a small family,” head varsity coach Mike...

Alley oop to the hoop

Alley oop to the hoop

Isabel Hughes, Staff Reporter
December 25, 2015
Filed under News, Sports, Winter Sports

Riverside Brookfield High School girls’ basketball season has begun. The thirteen player varsity team has a 3-3 record since the girls began their season Monday, November 2. “We’re always trying to improve,” said head varsity coach Dallas Till, explaining his goals for the season. “I want...

Diving into the season

Diving into the season

Lauren Lambros, Staff Reporter
December 24, 2015
Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories, winter sports

The 2015-2016 Riverside Brookfield boys’ swim and dive team season is in full swing, pushing towards achieving their goals. With practices every day after school and some days before, the team’s overall speed has increased even within these first few weeks. Even in the beginning of the season, the...

The rim reapers

The rim reapers

Isabel Hughes, Staff Reporter
December 23, 2015
Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Riverside Brookfield High School boys’ basketball has begun. The 2015-2016 varsity team hopes to have another long season leading into March. This year, the Bulldogs hope to win their 15th consecutive conference championship and to win the holiday tournament. “We would like to take a survive-and-advance...

Boys’ Basketball beat Oak Park in Bill VanderMerkt tournament

Boys’ Basketball beat Oak Park in Bill VanderMerkt tournament

Nick Rogoz, Story Editor
November 30, 2015
Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

This past week, the Riverside Brookfield varsity boy's basketball team won the 13th annual Bill VanderMerkt tournament. The Bulldogs went undefeated, beating Oak Park 72-52 in the championship game on Saturday.

Crossing the country for what they love

Crossing the country for what they love

Isabel Hughes, Staff Reporter
November 11, 2015
Filed under Fall Sports, News, Sports, Sports Season Recaps, Top Stories

Riverside Brookfield High School’s boys Cross Country team has been running wild this year. The 28 boys run for 9 weeks in the regular season and after conference 10 boys are chosen by coach Forberg to run for the next few weeks leading up to State. The team placed 16 out of 40 at the Detweiller Invite in Peoria ...

Girls volleyball; serving up a great season

Girls volleyball; serving up a great season

Lauren Lambros, Staff Reporter
November 10, 2015
Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories

Ace after ace, dig after dig, and point after point, the 2015 Riverside Brookfield Varsity Girls volleyball team’s victorious season has come to an end. Despite a tough loss to Whitney Young in the Regional playoffs, the team has grown into a competitive and loving family. From the very beginning of ...

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