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Battle of the Fundraisers

Battle of the Fundraisers

Nicolette O'Keefe, Madelyn Jones, Chynna Simon, and Alexandra Welsh
March 23
Filed under Features, Sports, Top Stories

At the beginning of every season, RBHS fundraisers join in on the daily routine. Sports, clubs, and occasionally some classes take part in fundraising. This way of raising money is commonly essential for the running of extracurricular activities and needs, including materials, trips, and parties. Fundrai...

Wrestling team takes on state

Wrestling team takes on state

Sydney Sandrick, Staff Reporter
February 28
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The Riverside Brookfield Wrestling team had five qualifiers who were recently sent off to state. On February 24 Joey Swallow: 160 lbs, Josh Contreras: 120 lbs, Joey Giurini: 126 lbs, Chris Colvin: 220 lbs, and Julian Blanco: 145 lbs went off to state. According to senior Josh Contreras he did not...

Boys Water Polo is Looking Up

Boys Water Polo is Looking Up

Jacob Spinello, Staff Reporter
February 26
Filed under Features, Sports

“Crunch”, “Kersplat”,  “Boom”. Those are just some of the sounds you may hear at the average boys water polo game. The games can get pretty physical, but the boys train for these physical games by doing drills, one of which Junior Charlie Robling calls "seven minutes in Kevin” where they ...

If you can’t play pleasant, play lacrosse

Panipak Bumrungkwaen, Staff Reporter
February 25
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

Samuel Styler is a para-professional and one of the lacrosse coaches. Styler has coached RB football in the fall. This will be his first year coaching lacrosse. Styler has never had a competitive lacrosse experience before. "Growing up, a bunch of my friends played the sport, so I tagged along and...

Selenica represents RBHS Speech Team at state

Selenica represents RBHS Speech Team at state

Hailey Paisker, Staff Photographer
February 22
Filed under Features, Sports, Top Stories

This year, the RBHS Speech Team sent Elona Selenica down to state. Selenica has been practicing speech ever since she was a little girl. “I was really shy as a kid and I just wanted to put myself out there. My sister and I joined speech together and I stuck with it. I really liked it,” said Seleni...

Chess team takes 2nd place at MSC

Chess team takes 2nd place at MSC

Thomas Kraus, Staff Reporter
February 17
Filed under Sports

On January 21, the RB chess team attended the Metro Suburban Conference Tournament. “It was great. We were in 2nd place the whole day,” said Dave Monti, the chess team coach and sponsor. Andres Resto won four out of five matches and took 3rd place out of 46 competitors. Megan Sroka had thr...

Brady and Belichick prove they are the best ever

Brady and Belichick prove they are the best ever

Dylan Drews, Staff Reporter
February 14
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

If anyone wanted to argue that Tom Brady is not the greatest quarterback ever, their argument is now invalid. Brady led his team to not only the greatest comeback in Super Bowl history, but also arguably the greatest comeback in NFL history. In Super Bowl 51, Brady had a total of 466 passing yards, t...

Wrestling team finishes season, bound for Sectionals

Wrestling team finishes season, bound for Sectionals

Daisy Tinerella, Staff Reporter
February 9
Filed under Sports, Sports Season Updates, Top Stories, Winter Sports, winter sports

The Riverside Brookfield Wrestling team are on the road to Sectionals. Head Coach Nicholas Curby had great things to say about the season. According to Curby, the team's record is 21 to 6 with one of their best meets being at Fenton High School. “A lot of this year just has been working on fin...

Students react to Super Bowl LI

Students react to Super Bowl LI

Armando Marmolejo, Staff Reporter
February 8
Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories, Uncategorized

The Super Bowl LI went down in the history books as one of "the best games ever in football." The final score was Patriots 34 and the Falcons 28. RBHS students made predictions on who would win and other things considering the Super Bowl. Here are some examples of what students had to say. Sop...

RB basketball teams’ paths point towards playoffs

RB basketball teams’ paths point towards playoffs

Dylan Drews, Staff Reporter
February 6
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
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
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...

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