Northwestern Press

Friday, February 23, 2018

Videos produce victories

Thursday, February 15, 2018 by RICH STRACK in Sports

You watch a high school basketball game, and you think the coaches of both teams are deciding their offensive and defensive strategies based upon what they see.

Think again.

More than likely, their game plans were put into place days before.

Both Marian Catholic’s boys coach John Patton and Northwestern girls coach Chris Deutsch agree that breaking down videos of their own teams, and of their opponents, is an essential tool to gaining an edge to a winning record.

Tiger golf team shows depth

Thursday, September 21, 2017 by RICH STRACK in Sports

Five percent.

According to the National Golf Foundation, that’s the amount of adult golfers who average under an 80 score on a par-72 course.

At present, the Northwestern High School golf teamis easily exceeding that percentage.

“This year we have four players who shoot in the seventies, and four others who can score in the eighties,” said Tiger golf coach Tim Miller, now in his seventh season with the program.