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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...

RDE takes on the Gio project

RDE takes on the Gio project

Hailey Paisker, Staff Photographer
January 27
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
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
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
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
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 ...

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