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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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Libertyville takes 3-0 loss from New Trier

Libertyville takes 3-0 loss from New Trier

Kyle Patterson, Staff Writer
March 24, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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...

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