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Broncos take on defending state champions in boys hockey match

Broncos take on defending state champions in boys hockey match

By Shane Yorton Staff Writer This past Wednesday Barrington played New Trier’s Green team.  The highly anticipated game was hosted at Barrington’s home rink.    New Trier’s Green team (which is the top Varsity team, out of their three Varsity teams) defeated the Broncos 4-3 in a back and forth game.  At the end of the...
Jack Taylor: Hidden NCAA Gem

Jack Taylor: Hidden NCAA Gem

By Owen Reith Staff Writer   People all over the world love to watch and play basketball. In Barrington it is one of the biggest sports and a lot of people flock to the games to watch. No matter who you are, all fans love people who can score a lot of points. It makes...
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Movie Review

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Movie Review

By Jack McBreen Sports Edit   The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is the sequel to the smash hit, The Hunger Games, which came out in 2012.  Both these movies are based on the books by Suzanne Collins, and tell the story of Katniss Everdeen.  Everdeen lives in the fictional country of Panem and is forced...
Barrington Girls Volleyball defeated by Lake Zurich in Regional Finals

Barrington Girls Volleyball defeated by Lake Zurich in Regional Finals

By Kathleen Baert and Rachael Rowley Business Manager/Copy Editor and News Editor    On Thursday Oct. 31, the Barrington Girls Varsity Volleyball lost to Lake Zurich Bears (LZ) in the Regional Finals in the Highland Park High School gymnasium. The first match ended in 22-25 LZ, and the second in 16-25 LZ.    After warm-up,...
Hit Head On

Hit Head On

 By Rachael Rowley News Editor  Tweee! The familiar squeal of the silver whistle signals halftime. The score is 21-14. Only one more touchdown and the game between Fremd and Barrington will be tied. The coach calls the team to the sidelines and signals team manager, senior Grayson Giroux, to join the huddle. The team has...

Hogar Del Pobre: Dance Team’s Service Project

By Madison Rossi Executive Features Editor Every year members of the BHS Poms Squad send items to Hogar Del Pobre, an orphanage in Celaya, Mexico. They send gifts to the girls at the orphanage in order to brighten their spirits and lives during the holiday season. Members of the BHS Poms Squad have their own...
Boy's Hockey defeats #2 Loyola

Boy’s Hockey defeats #2 Loyola

     The Broncos, coming off a rocky start in the beginning of the season, have recently experienced a winning streak of eight wins, one loss, and two ties since winter break, leaving their season record at 19-7-6.    Wagner spoke to the RoundUp after his game-winning goal: “The first goal I scored started us...
3v3 Code Red Basketball Tournament

3v3 Code Red Basketball Tournament

By Danielle Elliott Assistant Managing Editor The three-on-three basketball tournament for charity became intense January 3, in the final found of the 16 team competition. Team “Chardee MacDennis” consisting of seniors Adam Butchness, Jack Barnett, Chris Towne, Tommy Leonard, and Johnny Madden played the “Kings of the Court,” seniors Prentiss Brooks, AJ Scarbrough, and Dan...
Warning: Icy Conditions- a look a girls' hockey

Warning: Icy Conditions- a look a girls’ hockey

  By Madison Rossi Assistant Features Editor Many people are aware that hockey can be an aggressive sport; but not many know how bad it can get when girls are playing. It begins with seemingly harmless teasing. But taunting leads to pushing, and things heat up. They may be rumored and stereotyped in different ways,...
Battle of sexes

Battle of sexes

  By Maggie DelVecchio Graphics Editor     The tug-of-war between men and women has been around for ages. Is one sex really stronger than the other? Is one naturally more intelligent? There are well known differences between genders, but once scientists took a deeper look, they found that some physiological differences might give one sex...
Triple Threat- Meet the girls’ varsity divers

Triple Threat- Meet the girls’ varsity divers

By Rachael Rowley Staff Writer    After a six mile run in 80 degree weather and a 20 minute ab condition, eight students take a couple of minutes to stretch. They have just completed the warm-up to their three hour practice, and it’s time to dive in.    Barrington’s girl varsity divers sophomore Tiffany Soto...
Baby steps- advice for freshman athletes

Baby steps- advice for freshman athletes

By Maggie Del Vecchio Graphics Editor   So Freshmen: you want to be a high school athlete? Heed these words from those who have dug their cleats on this turf, whose sneakers have scuffed these gym floors, and whose cries of victory and exasperation have echoed through the stadium. Forget your past experiences with tryouts...