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Title IX: Striving for Equality in Sports

Title IX: Striving for Equality in Sports

Rachel Benner, Staff Writer
May 18, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Over the years, laws have been put into place at schools to close gender gaps. These codes touch mainly on educational opportunities, but they also cover sports and activities. In 1972, a law called Title IX was established to eliminate sex discrimination in school environments. It is still prevalent today, s...

Volleyball wins last home game of the season

Volleyball wins last home game of the season

Maria Thames, Photo Editor
May 11, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

In their final home game of the regular season, the LHS boys varsity volleyball team beat Lake Zurich in a tight match 31-29, 19-25 and 26-24. Their current record for this season is 31-2, and they will play two more regular season games until Regionals, which will begin at home on May 22. They are cur...

Wildcats defeat Mundelein 6-4 in a thriller

Wildcats defeat Mundelein 6-4 in a thriller

Brandon Simberg, Staff Writer
May 3, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring

The first game of the three-game series for first place in the North Suburban Conference lived up to the hype on Tuesday, May 2, as Libertyville defeated Mundelein, 6-4. On the mound were two of the top pitchers in the conference: Mustangs senior Brendan Murphy, who is committed to Arizona State, a...

Turner’s Hat Trick Propels Boys Water Polo to Senior Night Victory

Turner’s Hat Trick Propels Boys Water Polo to Senior Night Victory

TJ Murbach, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring

On Thursday April 27th, Libertyville defeated Mt. Prospect 7-4 to improve their record to 15-6-3. After the annual Senior Night ceremony, the Wildcats began their revenge against Mt. Prospect. In their last meeting earlier this season, Mt. Prospect hit a buzzer-beater to end the game in a 7-7 tie. Liber...

Head to Head NBA MVP Debate

Head to Head NBA MVP Debate

TJ Murbach and Brandon Simberg
April 24, 2017
Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

The 2016-2017 NBA MVP race is one for the ages. There are five strong candidates, but Kevin Durant broke his foot, Kawhi Leonard had a slight decrease statistically and LeBron James and the Cavs slightly faltered at the end of the season, leaving us with two players who are having two of the best sta...

Q&A with LHS Senior Baseball Players that will Play in College

Q&A with LHS Senior Baseball Players that will Play in College

TJ Murbach, Staff Writer
April 20, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring

The Wildcats are 13-3 this season and have five LHS seniors that are continuing their baseball careers beyond High School and moving on the the NCAA. I conducted interviews over email to help get to know each player’s baseball story and where they will be playing next season.   Caleb: ...

LHS Varsity Lacrosse Defeats Carmel, 8-7

LHS Varsity Lacrosse Defeats Carmel, 8-7

Savanna Winiecki, Staff Writer
April 19, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring

LHS varsity lacrosse defeated Carmel on Monday, April 17. Their next games will be Wednesday, April 19, at Lake Forest and Thursday, April 20, at Deerfield, moving forward with a 3-4 record.

Libertyville Baseball Defeats Warren 6-1

Libertyville Baseball Defeats Warren 6-1

Abbey Humbert, Staff Writer
April 8, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Winter

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