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Just keep swimming

Just keep swimming

Isabel Hughes, Staff Reporter
October 27, 2015
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Top Stories

The 2015-2016 Riverside Brookfield High School’s Girls Swimming season is in full gear, and so are their wins. The 40 member team has won many of their dual matches and has done well at invitationals throughout their season so far. On Saturday, October 17, the girls placed second in an invitatio...

Tennis Season Update

Tennis Season Update

Lauren Lambros, Staff Reporter
October 27, 2015
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Top Stories

As the 2015-2016 RB girls tennis season progresses onward, the team’s achievements increase. Their current record is 13-2, and they hope to keep their winning record alive as they finish out the season. However, winning isn’t the only thing that is progressing. Court communication, proper form, ...

Coach Rocco ready to go down swinging

Coach Rocco ready to go down swinging

Pawaran "Kai" Mongkhonkham, Staff Reporter
October 5, 2015
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Top Stories

  “Hello, ball! I’m gonna hit you.” said Coach Rocco. After 40 years as a golf coach, and 10 years with the RB Golf team, Coach Larry Rocco said this year will be his last year. “I’m too old. It’s time for me to retire,” said Coach Rocco. Rocco is certain that this...

Cheerleading leaps into action

Cheerleading leaps into action

Brandon Bennett, Staff Reporter
October 1, 2015
Filed under Fall Sports, Features, Sports, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Some people argue that cheerleading is not a sport. The cheerleading team at Riverside Brookfield High School has experienced huge success by using everything in their power to be the best they can be. Sophia Traeder is a senior on varsity cheerleading. She tells people who don’t think cheerleading...

Football field construction; the view from the other side of the court

Football field construction; the view from the other side of the court

Lauren Lambros, Staff Reporter
September 17, 2015
Filed under Fall Sports, News, Sports, Top Stories

With the recent construction of Riverside Brookfield High School’s football field this year, many sports have not been able to use it. Not only is the field out of use, but the tennis courts are also not available. This setback makes the girls tennis season a bit more challenging. The team trave...

Boys’ tennis starts slow, but hopeful

Boys’ tennis starts slow, but hopeful

Cameron Shaw and Caitie Rusen
April 22, 2015
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Despite the record of 2-6-1 and 1-2 in conference, the Boys' Tennis team seems to have a bright future ahead of them. There are 10 underclassmen on this squad and they have a hopeful mindset for the future of the tennis program. This includes sophomore Brandon Winslow and freshman Erik Roedel. “It’s...

Seniors celebrate conference badminton win

Seniors celebrate conference badminton win

Jimmy Nolter, Sport's Editor
April 22, 2015
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

Tuesday April 14, the girls' badminton team played conference rival Fenton for Senior Night. Varsity Singles 1, Senior Alex Bakalich, and Varsity Doubles 1, Seniors Miranda Molina and Katie Buckley, won their matches against Fenton. Most of the other RB players won as well.

Dream season comes to an end

Dream season comes to an end

Steven Baer, Editor-in-Chief
March 19, 2015
Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

On Tuesday, March 17, RB went into the biggest game in its history looking to upset the heavily favored Stevenson Patriots. Led by senior Jalen Brunson, Stevenson was considered by many a favorite to win the state tournament. Many, hypothesized that RB would come out playing with no pressure, that...

Wrestling sets its sights on 2015-16

Wrestling sets its sights on 2015-16

Jimmy Nolter, Sport's Editor
March 19, 2015
Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Last season, new head coach Mike Boyd took over the wrestling team and has been showing immense success with the little amount of time he has been here.  In 2013-14, RB had two individual state qualifiers, Nick Giurini and Antonio Ochoa, but this season that number has tripled to six.  Giurini and...

Bulldogs knock off Morton to win school’s first Sectional title

Bulldogs knock off Morton to win school’s first Sectional title

Steven Baer, Editor-in-Chief
March 17, 2015
Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

On Friday the Bulldogs went into a hostile scene at Morton East High School with one thing in mind: bringing home a Sectional championship to Riverside Brookfield. To do that, however, the Dogs would have to go through the red hot Morton Mustangs. The atmosphere was absolutely electric. Morton East’s...

Basketball looks onward to Morton East, Sectional Championship

Basketball looks onward to Morton East, Sectional Championship

Steven Baer, Editor-in-Chief
March 11, 2015
Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

On Tuesday, March 10, RB beat Curie 83-73 to secure a spot in the Sectional championship. The Condors hung around for a majority of the game and going into halftime they had the game notched at 38. The Bulldogs’ potent offense, however, would be too much for Curie. The Bulldogs went off as they hit...

Boys’ basketball confronts OPRF

Boys’ basketball confronts OPRF

Cameron Shaw and Steven Baer
March 9, 2015
Filed under Slideshow, Sports, Winter Sports

Bulldogs basketball is in the midst of one its greatest seasons in school history. Although the Bulldogs ended their schedule on a sour note with a 76-67 loss to St. Charles East, they still amassed an incredible regular season record of 24-3. Their excellent regular season play earned them a conference...

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