Drops of Ink

41 Hoops: The Girls Basketball Team and Their Success

Sarah Bennett, Staff Member

December 23, 2019

For the Libertyville girls varsity basketball team, the number 41 seems to show up everywhere. Members of the team recall multiple times when the number 41 just began to appear out of nowhere, starting last season.  “Every time we check the clock, it’s says 2:41 or 3:41. It’s kind of just a go...

The IceCats: Ups and Downs to being a club sport

The IceCats: Ups and Downs to being a club sport

Sarah Bennett, Staff Member

October 23, 2019

Imagine a Wednesday night after a long day at school: most students look forward to a night full of homework and relaxation. For the IceCats, though, these students go home and, instead of relaxing, they get ready for practice to start at 8:40 p.m. The IceCats hockey team, which often practices late at night due...

Boys soccer wins 3-1 against Grayslake Central

Senior Patrick Graham looks forward to pass the ball upfield.

Sarah Bennett, Staff Member

September 9, 2019

On Thursday, Sept. 5, the boys soccer team matched up against Grayslake Central at home for their fourth game of the season;  Libertyville came out on top with a 3-1 win, making the Wildcats 4-0 to start the season.   With that win, the Wildcats advanced to the championship game on Saturday, Sept....

Same opponent, same stakes, same result

Same opponent, same stakes, same result

Maggie Burnetti, Editor-in-Chief

November 4, 2018

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. For the f...

Fitness For Four Years

Freshmen Joey Neal, Claire Arnold and Dillion McDonald are just some of the freshmen participating in the basketball gym unit in Ms. Patti Mascia's third-period freshmen P.E. class

Maggie Evers, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017

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

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

Sophomore Alex Houser (#9) is among several underclass starters in this year's young varsity team.

Kyle Patterson, Staff Writer

March 24, 2017

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

The team celebrates as Lyndsey Lyon hit a home run to extended their lead to 8-0.

Jack Kosowski, Sports Editor

March 24, 2017

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

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 player Drew Peterson fights to make his way down the court.

Molly Magill, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017

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...

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