Photos: North vs. Egan football sidelines

Stephen Rooney, a senior lineman awaits patiently for a refill as water girl, Alex Szydlik sets up cups filled with Gatorade or water.
(Stephen Rooney, a senior lineman awaits patiently for a refill as water girl, Alex Szydlik sets up cups filled with Gatorade or water.)

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Quite the balancing act, literally and figuratively. Alexandra (Alex) Szydlik (above) spent much of the day both setting up (cups of water and Gatorade for the players) and picking up the empties. Alex’s dad is a North Catholic coach and her grandfather, Charlie Szydlik is the head coach. It’s a family affair; you’ll always find the Szydlik family members  —  young and older —  in the stands cheering on their team.

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