Drops of Ink

Cats lose nail-biter to Lake Forest Academy

Cats lose nail-biter to Lake Forest Academy

Kyle Patterson, Staff Writer

December 1, 2016

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...

Cats lose defensive battle against Lake Zurich

Cats lose defensive battle against Lake Zurich

Brandon Simberg, Staff Writer

November 30, 2016

On Tuesday, Nov. 29, the girls varsity basketball team lost their conference opener to the Lake Zurich Bears, 34-31. The Cats (2-5) led 10-6 after the first quarter, but the Bears tied it 16-16 at half. The Cats’ 31 points were a season low. “The teams that we’ve played so far don’t pl...

Wildcat Basketball shows their talent at the annual Tip-off Madness

Wildcat Basketball shows their talent at the annual Tip-off Madness

Matt Smith, Staff Writer

November 20, 2016

The Libertyville community gathered in the gym Friday night for the annual Tip-off madness sponsored by the Wildcats Boys Basketball Association. J-cats(Wildcats feeder program) and the girls basketball team was in attendance for raffles, games, and performances by Poms and Cheer. ...

Girls Varsity Basketball Fights Hard Against Mother McAuley

Girls Varsity Basketball Fights Hard Against Mother McAuley

Molly Magill, Staff Writer

November 18, 2016

On Thursday, Nov. 16, the varsity girls basketball team played Mother McAuley at Buffalo Grove High School in their season opener. Though ahead through most of the game, in the end, the Wildcats lost, 58-49.

Wildcats fight the elements and win big.

Wildcats fight the elements and win big.

Matt Smith, Staff Writer

October 1, 2016

In pouring rain, the Wildcats (9-3) defeated the Andrew High School (7-5-4) Thunderbolts (Tinley Park), 3-0, in a non-conference home game on Saturday. 2015’s Illinois 3A state champions dominated the first half of the game, as they were up 2-0 at halftime. The Wildcats’ goals were scored by ...

Cats lose to Batavia in OT thriller

Cats lose to Batavia in OT thriller

Jack Kosowski, Sports Editor

September 3, 2016

In a non-conference home game, Libertyville faced off against Batavia in a 3OT thriller that resulted in a 34-31 victory for Batavia. The first half was a defensive struggle with the Wildcats trailing 7-3, as the Bulldogs scored the only touchdown on their first drive of the game, coming from the h...

Libertyville Soccer Dominates in Playoff Opener

Libertyville Soccer Dominates in Playoff Opener

Max Friedlander, Staff Writer

May 18, 2016

On Tuesday, the girls’ varsity soccer team started off the playoffs in dominating fashion, defeating Waukegan by a score of 10-0. The Wildcats hold the number two seed in the regional tournament and proved worthy of that ranking after the opening game. The Cats put forth a strong all-around team...

Super Bowl Reaction and Mock Draft

Super Bowl Reaction and Mock Draft

Tanner Dorow, Staff Writer

February 15, 2016

Levi’s Stadium has been emptied, locker rooms have been left a mess, teams have returned home, and millions of Americans unwillingly dragged themselves into work or school this past Monday, which can only mean one thing: Super Bowl madness is over. In edition number 50 of the biggest game of the year, it was on...

Super Bowl stats and fun facts

Super Bowl stats and fun facts

Jack Kosowski, Staff Writer

February 11, 2016

On Sunday, a clash between the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers took place in Santa Clara, California, at Levi’s Stadium. The Broncos came out on top with a 24-10 victory and the honors of receiving the coveted Lombardi trophy. Records were broken and new ones arose, so let’s look back at the ga...

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