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JKB Dodgeball Tournament brings in big crowd for a good cause

JKB Dodgeball Tournament brings in big crowd for a good cause

Steven Baer, Editor-in-Chief
February 27, 2015
Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories

The anticipation has been felt around the school for weeks. The wait has been agonizing for some. Rightly so.  This is, arguably, the most important event in Riverside Brookfield High School’s history. This Friday, February 27, JKB will be hosting RB’s fourth annual dodgeball tournament. Some...

Despite early playoff exit, girls’ basketball future looks bright

Despite early playoff exit, girls’ basketball future looks bright

Steven Baer, Editor-in-Chief
February 26, 2015
Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Tuesday, February 17, the girls’ basketball team fell in the Regional semifinal to the Huskies of OPRF. The Bulldogs fell behind early and were working from behind for a majority of the game. The Dogs would fight back and, at one point, jumped out to a five point lead.  However, the Bulldogs lead...

Swimming looks to repeat an upset

Swimming looks to repeat an upset

Jimmy Nolter, Sport's Editor
February 17, 2015
Filed under Sports, Sports Season Updates, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Last year, the boys' swimming won Sectionals in an upset and went to State as a team, and this year, they have a similar goal. Sophomore Joseph Rosa said, "At the beginning of the season we were focused on getting past Sectionals, but after seeing how many varsity swimmers performed so far we shifted...

Grigoletti signs letter of intent with Central Michigan

Grigoletti signs letter of intent with Central Michigan

Steven Baer, Editor-in-Chief
February 9, 2015
Filed under Fall Sports, Multimedia, Sports, Top Stories

Bulldog linemen Louis Grigoletti made RB history last week when he signed his letter of intent to play football at Central Michigan.  Grigoletti, who received a full scholarship, is the first RB football player in thirteen years to receive a scholarship like this from a Division 1 school.  Grigoletti...

Boys’ basketball off to historic start

Boys’ basketball off to historic start

Steven Baer, Editor-in-Chief
January 16, 2015
Filed under Sports, Sports Season Updates, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Bulldogs basketball is off to one of its best starts in program history. After they outlasted conference foe Glenbard South in a 65-53 win, the Dogs improved their record to 15-1. The Bulldogs’ outstanding play has brought them a slew of attention from local media. CSN Chicago has the Dogs ranked tenth...

Every Student has a Story: Flipping for Fun

Every Student has a Story: Flipping for Fun

Isabelle Echevarria, Staff Reporter
December 9, 2014
Filed under Every Student Has A Story, Features, Top Stories, Winter Sports

This year, senior attendee Lacey Smith will compete in her fourteenth year of being a gymnast. Her journey started when she was only three years old. Smith comes from a family where gymnastics is a favorite extra-curricular. Both her older sister and younger brother have done gymnastics for over a decade....

7-0 start is strong for girls’ basketball

7-0 start is strong for girls’ basketball

Steven Baer, Editor-in-Chief
December 8, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The girls’ basketball team has gotten off to a blazing start. On November 29, the girls’ basketball team finished up a phenomenal Thanksgiving week by defeating West Chicago 65-44 to bring home the Bill VandeMerkt Thanksgiving Classic title. In the tournament the Bulldogs were led by senior Janae...

Pack the Place brings a crowd

Pack the Place brings a crowd

Steven Baer, Editor-in-Chief
November 25, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Wednesday, November 19, RB’s Special Olympics basketball team had its annual “Pack the Place” game versus LTHS. Throughout the weeks leading up to the game, Best Buddies leaders have worked tirelessly to make sure that the turnout of the crowd lived up to the “Pack the Place” title. “It’s...

Girls’ hoops starts with a win

Girls’ hoops starts with a win

Rachel Magee, Staff Reporter
November 25, 2014
Filed under Slideshow, Sports, Sports Season Updates, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The RB Varsity girls basketball team started the season off right with a win against Addison Trail. The girls destroyed the competition, leading in the first half 44-16. The girls ended the game with a score of 67-38. From three pointers to rebounds, every girl contributed to the win against Addison...

Running with the pack

Running with the pack

Matthew Arenas, Story Editor
November 14, 2014
Filed under Fall Sports, Slideshow, Sports, Top Stories

This year's boys' cross country team placed sixth in sectionals and sent senior Wayne Morrelly to state as an individual runner.  The team at sectionals consisted of Morrelly, Matt Zamudio, Matteo Nunez, Jacob Warzola, Matt Sagan, Matt Armenta, and Andrew Lemesurier. Morrelly finished sectionals...

Bulldogs fall in football rematch with Glenbard South

Bulldogs fall in football rematch with Glenbard South

Steven Baer, Editor-in-Chief
November 13, 2014
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Top Stories

The Bulldogs went into their rematch with Glenbard South with one thing and one thing only on their minds: Revenge. In their previous meeting just eight days earlier the Bulldogs fell in a 38-34 heartbreaker to Glenbard South, in which the Raiders scored the go ahead touchdown with only 2.9 seconds on...

Nine swimmers paddling to sectionals

Nine swimmers paddling to sectionals

Jimmy Nolter, Sport's Editor
November 6, 2014
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

The girl's swimming team has been very successful this season with nine girls going to Sectionals next weekend.  Significantly, not only did most of the varsity team make it to Sectionals, but the majority of them are juniors.  As current seniors like Nicole Capone and Mia Avina graduate, the juniors...

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