Early goals aren’t uncommon for opponents of Glenbrook North.
Northbrook animal control officer Gina Manski (left to right), volunteer Bill Kirkpatrick and crime analyst Millie Gomez stand in front of Dunkin’ Donuts May 20 in Glenview. Matt Yan/22nd Century Media
Glenbrook North only had one athlete at the Illinois High School Association Class 3A State Finals. But, that lone athlete, Hannah Wilson, was good enough to earn two medals.
Northbrook Junior High’s Emily Erickson plays the flute with her classmates at a special concert set up for her in her front yard May 18. Erickson had missed the final band concert and organizers brought the band to her. Courtney Jacquin/22nd Century Media
May 23, 2016By Courtney Jacquin, Assistant EditorNews
When eighth-grader Emily Erickson learned she would need a kidney transplant at the end of her final year at Northbrook Junior High, there were two things she was most upset about potentially missing: graduation, and her final band concert.
Glenbrook North boys volleyball’s last sectional title came in 2012 when the current seniors were eighth-graders. But the Spartans won’t have the chance to try to earn the hardware for the first time during their high school careers.