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NBA Talk Podcast Episode 1: All NBA Teams and Regular Season Awards Debate and NBA Finals Predictions

NBA Talk Podcast Episode 1: All NBA Teams and Regular Season Awards Debate and NBA Finals Predictions

Anthony Landahl, Story Editor
April 26, 2017
Filed under Interactive Media, Multimedia, Sports, Top Stories

Kyle Platt and Manny Ardon discuss the NBA and the potential All NBA Teams, the regular season awards (including the MVP!) and their picks for the NBA Finals! Leave a comment or suggestion below.

The Rubik’s Cube that is the 2016- 2017 Chicago Bulls

The Rubik’s Cube that is the 2016- 2017 Chicago Bulls

Anthony Landahl, Story Editor
April 20, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Sports, Top Stories

For some of us, Rubik’s Cubes are a challenge that takes a minute to solve and then you complete it. For most of us, it is the hardest puzzle to solve and when we complete just one face of the cube we decide that enough is enough and be done with it. Looking at the 2016-2017 Chicago Bulls, we c...

If you can dodge a bulldog, you can dodge a ball

If you can dodge a bulldog, you can dodge a ball

Kenna Howorth, Elizabeth Johnston, Sadiel Sanchez, Kyle Platt, and Emmanuel Ardon
April 13, 2017
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

On March 19, 2017, the dodgeball tournament was held by the class of 2020 to fundraise. Seventeen teams competed for the championship, and the Team Toolbox team won. Although the intention of the class of 2020 was to fundraise, the overall goal was to have fun and honor an annual RB event. “The...

Battle of the fundraisers

Battle of the fundraisers

Nicolette O'Keefe, Madelyn Jones, Chynna Simon, and Alexandra Welsh
March 23, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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...

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