Drops of Ink

Same opponent, same stakes, same result

Same opponent, same stakes, same result

Maggie Burnetti, Editor-in-Chief

November 4, 2018


Filed under Fall, Featured Sports Story Carousel, Showcase, Sports

Nov. 3, 2017, and 2018 were spent strikingly similar for the Libertyville and Naperville North High School communities. For the second year in a row, the Wildcats and Huskies faced off for the 3A State Championship boys soccer game, with Libertyville again finishing as the runner-up.   ...

Fitness For Four Years

Fitness For Four Years

Maggie Evers, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017


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For every student at Libertyville High School, the time comes during their day when they exchange their normal clothes for their orange and black gym uniform. It can be a relaxing period of the day for some, where they can have a fun workout with their friends, while others hate the idea of getting hot an...

Endurance On and Off the Course

Olivia Devin, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017


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In the near distance, cheers become more distinguishable, and as they round the final flag, they gasp for air in between the pain of their feet pounding increasingly faster into the ground. The finish line finds its way into their field of vision and with the crowd’s cheers fueling their last ounc...

Libertyville takes 3-0 loss from New Trier

Libertyville takes 3-0 loss from New Trier

Kyle Patterson, Staff Writer

March 24, 2017


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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


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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...

Wildcats Fall to Lake Forest in 50-43 Loss

Wildcats Fall to Lake Forest in 50-43 Loss

Molly Magill, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017


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...

Wildcats Edged by Lake Forest in 48-44 OT Loss

Wildcats Edged by Lake Forest in 48-44 OT Loss

Tia Petrzilka, Staff Writer

December 17, 2016


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On Thursday, Dec. 15, the Libertyville Wildcats (5-6) girls varsity team faced the Lake Forest Scouts (9-2) for a nail-biting rivalry matchup, falling short in overtime, losing 48-44. Going into the game the “focus [for the Wildcats] was to shut down [Lake Forest’s] main scorer, a post player,”...

Wildcats smoke Waukegan 69-29

Wildcats smoke Waukegan 69-29

Kyle Patterson, Staff Writer

December 11, 2016


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The girls varsity basketball team faced the Waukegan Bulldogs on Friday, Dec. 9, and won by a large margin, beating them 69-29. The win brings the Cats’ record to 4-5, while Waukegan‘s record dropped to 3-4. “I think we got out to a quick lead because of our defense, because of our pres...

Cats lose nail-biter to Lake Forest Academy

Cats lose nail-biter to Lake Forest Academy

Kyle Patterson, Staff Writer

December 1, 2016


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Despite a long and hard-fought game, the boys varsity basketball team lost to Lake Forest Academy (1-1), 63-57, in their home opener on Wednesday, Nov. 30. The loss was especially bitter because the Wildcats were winning for the vast majority of the game, from the first quarter all the way to the...

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