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Libertyville takes 3-0 loss from New Trier

Libertyville takes 3-0 loss from New Trier

Kyle Patterson, Staff Writer
March 24
Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Showcase, Sports, Spring

The girls varsity soccer team braved the bitter cold as they faced off against New Trier on Wednesday, March 22. The Wildcats lost 3-0, bringing Libertyville its first loss in the season opener while New Trier improved to 3-0. The Wildcats started off the game strong, dominating the midfield and were...

Softball wins in 10-0 rout of Rolling Meadows

Softball wins in 10-0 rout of Rolling Meadows

Jack Kosowski, Sports Editor
March 24
Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Sports, Spring

On a cold afternoon, the Libertyville softball team didn’t seem to mind the frigid temperatures as they soundly defeated Rolling Meadows 10-0 in 6 innings on Thursday, March 23 in their first home game of the regular season.   Senior Hannah Heraty was on the mound for the Cats, and she pitched a complet...

Athletes Recovering

Maggie Burnetti and TJ Murbach
March 23
Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Showcase, Sports

Any athlete spends hundreds of hours over their lifetime practicing and, in turn, straining their body. No matter the countless hours put into their sport, everyone is susceptible to injury. Injuries often allow athletes to put their athletic career in a broader perspective and become motivated to perfor...

2017 March Madness Preview

2017 March Madness Preview

TJ Murbach, Staff Writer
March 15
Filed under Sports

After a chaotic season, filled with parody and upsets, the wait is over, March Madness has arrived. Here is an outlook on some of the contenders in each region. East: Favorites: (1)Villanova- The defending National Champions enter the tournament with the least amount of losses for any defending champion ...

Winter Sports Season Recap

Winter Sports Season Recap

Brandon Simberg, Staff Writer
February 28
Filed under Sports, Winter

The end of February means that it is playoff time for many of the winter sports teams. Here is a look at each team’s season so far, and their upcoming (or already completed) regional and sectional events. Boys Basketball: The boys basketball team is 13-15 in the regular season, with a 7-7 conference re...

Libertyville Loses Thriller in Conference Closer

Matt Smith, Staff Writer
February 23
Filed under Sports, Video, Winter

Last night, Libertyville High School lost to the Zion-Benton Zeebees by a score of 63-60. Libertyville's Drew Peterson had a game high of 28 points, while Zion-Benton's number 22, Henry-Hayes had 24. It was a close game throughout but Libertyville had some costly turnover down the stretch. Watch some...

Coaches of Libertyville

Maggie Burnetti, Staff Writer
February 23
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Many coaches at Libertyville High School teach, inspire and impact their athletes on and off the playing field. Coaches for LHS, regardless of their sport, spend countless hours throughout the year with their team. The best way to describe these coaches would be to allow them to present their own word...

Girls Basketball defeats Mundelein, 49-40

Rachel Dudley, Staff Writer
February 10
Filed under Sports, Winter

    On Wednesday, Jan. 8, the girls varsity basketball team honored their seniors in the game against Mundelein, which they won, 49-40.     Wednesday was the last regular season game for the girls basketball team; they finished with a 15/11 record. The Wildcats faced Mundelein, for the second ti...

Wildcats Fall to Lake Forest in 50-43 Loss

Wildcats Fall to Lake Forest in 50-43 Loss

Molly Magill, Staff Writer
February 9
Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Sports, Winter

Though the last time the Libertyville Wildcats varsity basketball team played the Lake Forest Scouts they were victorious, in Tuesday, Feb. 7’s faculty appreciation night home game, they did not have the same result, losing 50-43. At the end of the first quarter, Lake Forest had already pulled...

Six Libertyville wrestlers continue on to sectionals

Six Libertyville wrestlers continue on to sectionals

Kyle Patterson, Staff Writer
February 7
Filed under Sports, Winter

  The long road to state began for the Libertyville High School varsity wrestling team on Saturday, Feb. 4, where they participated in regionals along with eight other schools. Libertyville came in fourth overall in the meet with 135.5 points, barely edged out by Warren (136), who ended up ...

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