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LHS Softball Continues Fantastic Season

LHS Softball Continues Fantastic Season

Kyle Laska, News Editor

June 3, 2014

The varsity girls’ softball team is quietly having a fantastic season. Currently at 28-8, the team is having one of its best years in program history. The team has continued to win big games all year, winning the Regional Championship against Carmel this past week. The Wildcats look to continue to...

Redemption or La Roja? Brazil and Spain Headline 2014 FIFA World Cup

Redemption or La Roja? Brazil and Spain Headline 2014 FIFA World Cup

Nick Vittore, Staff Writer

May 6, 2014

Masses of fans filed out of Maracana Stadium empty-handed on July 16, 1950, as the Brazilian soccer team had to settle for 2nd place in the World Cup tournament that it hosted. Little did the world know that in 2014, Brazil would approach this year’s tournament as the squad with the most World Cup...

Max Effort

Max Effort

Tyler Skinner, Sports Editor

April 10, 2014

In his freshman year, current junior Max Roberts was leading the whole race in the 110 meter hurdles. Roberts was a hurdle ahead of the next closest opponent when he got to the last hurdle of the race. He clipped that last hurdle and face-planted on the track. With the finish line so close, Roberts...

Blazer: The Last Man Back

Blazer: The Last Man Back

Nick Vittore, Staff Writer

April 4, 2014

Imagine a ball being fired 80 miles an hour at you from point-blank range. At that speed, it takes .4 seconds for a batter to react to a pitch in baseball, and .25 seconds for a lacrosse goalie to react to a mid-range shot. For LHS lacrosse goalie and senior Cole Blazer, facing a barrage of shots is ...

Local MLB Teams Previews

Local MLB Teams Previews

Kyle Laska and Tyler Skinner, News Editor and Sports Editor

March 21, 2014

Chicago White Sox The White Sox don’t have a stellar lineup filled with superstars. Instead, Chicago brings forth young talent with the hopes that they can grow and get them through this year. The addition of Jose Abreu, a 27 year-old Cuban superstar, should prove to be a great one, as Abreu was one o...

NCAA March Madness Preview

NCAA March Madness Preview

Kyle Laska and Jake Luce

March 20, 2014

SOUTH Top Teams: #1 Florida, #2 Kansas, #3 Syracuse, #4 UCLA    Florida comes in as the top overall team in the tournament, after winning the SEC Championship. The Gators are currently on a 26-game win streak. Kansas enters the tourney with some injury problems, while Syracuse will come  in playin...

Top 10: March Madness Teams

Top 10: March Madness Teams

Kyle Laska and Jake Luce

March 7, 2014

Kyle's Picks 1) Florida - The Gators find themselves once again as a threat for the championship. Head Coach Billy Donovan has brought back the tough and explosive basketball that brought back-to-back titles to Gainesville just under a decade ago. Senior forward Casey Prather is averaging 16 points...

Dance Team Finishes Strong at State

Dance Team Finishes Strong at State

Ryan Jackson, Staff Writer

February 7, 2014

   The Libertyville varsity dance team finished their competition season with a bang, taking 6th place at the State Competition last Saturday.    This marks the second consecutive season that the dance team has reached the State Competition in Bloomington, but this year marked a stark improveme...

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