10 Things To Know For Sports, November 21

  1. Junior Aubrey Lonergan competed in the state swimming finals on Friday, November 18. After what seemed to be a quick season, the striving swimmer was competing to be the top swimmer in the state.
  2. Boys basketball has their first game on Monday, November 21 at Woodstock North. The boys are eager to get back on the court after the long off-season. The team is coming off of their first Regional Championship since 1996.
  3. Girls basketball plays at Vernon Hills on Monday, November 21. The girls are also looking forward to seniors Ashley Reiser and Amy Reiser‘s final season with the Sequoits. They hope to make the school proud once again this year.
  4. The Varsity dance team placed fifth at their first competition today. The team competed in Mundelein to kick off their competition season.
  5. Wrestling season has begun. The team has their first meet at Carmel Catholic High School on Tuesday, November 22.
  6. The Chicago Bears appear to have began hibernating early this year. The Chicago Bears have fallen to number 28 on the National Football League’s power rankings with a record of 2-8. It looks as though all hopes of the post-season have already been lost.
  7. Cubs’ Kris Bryant was named National League Most Valuable Player. Bryant won by an astonishing 29 out of 30 possible first-place points. Coming off of a World Series title and being the 2015 Rookie of the Year, the ambitious athlete was not yet done. In just his second year playing in the major league, Bryant was awarded with the National League MVP.
  8. The Chicago Blackhawks are off to a hot start. After a devastating first-round elimination in the Stanley Cup Playoffs from the Saint Louis Blues, the Hawks are back in action, hungry for another championship run. The Hawks have started out this season with a record of 13-4-2, ranking second in the National Hockey League. Although the season is still young, all Chicago fans are anxious to see what the Hawks will do this season.
  9. The Chicago Bulls are beginning to click. The Bulls have also started out strong this season with a record of 8-5, ranking 10th in the National Basketball Association. Returning Chicago native, guard Dwyane Wade is thrilled to be playing alongside small forward Jimmy Butler and guard Rajon Rondo in hopes of making it to the playoffs, which the team was unable to do a year ago for the first time in eight seasons.
  10. Fantasy Football players are nervous for playoffs. Checking lineups and making trades is going on all over fantasy football leagues as competitors prepare to face-off in the playoffs to win the big pool of money, bragging rights or whatever it may be that is at stake.