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Men’s Olympic Hockey Tournament: Red, White and Blue or Deja Vu?

Men’s Olympic Hockey Tournament: Red, White and Blue or Deja Vu?

Nick Vittore

February 3, 2014

Canada trumped the U.S.A for gold in 2010, but can the Yanks serve up revenge over their rivals?   Sidney Crosby led a Canadian breakaway down the ice when U.S goalie Ryan Miller knocked the puck away from him, sending the puck into the boards. Crosby got it back, passed to Jarome Iginla, who pass...

D-nied

D-nied

Tyler Skinner, Sports Editor

February 2, 2014

   Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos thought this was their year, but the Seattle Seahawks had other ideas, as they decided to rout the Broncos 43-8 in Super Bowl XLVIII on Sunday, February 2.    The first snap of the game went over Manning’s head into Denver’s own end zone for the sixth sa...

Guide to the Winter Olympics

Guide to the Winter Olympics

Tyler Skinner, Sports Editor

February 2, 2014

   These are points that the common person will need to know about the Winter Olympics in Sochi, which will be starting Friday, February 7 and ending Sunday, February 23. The items will be simply enough to remember and not look like a fool who doesn’t have a clue of what’s going on in the Olymp...

1 v 1

1 v 1

Tyler Skinner, Sports Editor

January 31, 2014

   The Super Bowl is always the most watched item, but this year those viewers will be in for a great football matchup. The number one offense (Denver) versus the number one defense (Seattle) matching up in the Super Bowl.    The Broncos quarterback happens to be Peyton Manning, appearing in his thi...

Soxfest 2014 Review

Soxfest 2014 Review

Mike Gasick, Sports Editor

January 28, 2014

Growing up as a White Sox fan all my life, I never dreamed that I would meet players, coaches, and staff. This past weekend, I had the fortunate opportunity to do just that. Normally waking up early on a Sunday morning leads to groaning from students, but last Sunday, I was wide awake. When I arrive...

Poms and Cheerleading Teams Compete for the Big Win

Poms and Cheerleading Teams Compete for the Big Win

Katie Vrba, Staff Writer

January 16, 2014

Sixty-one girls, four teams, one goal: to win first place. The poms and cheerleading teams at LHS have worked extremely hard this season and are hoping it all pays off. The amount of time, effort, and passion put forth is what makes these teams so impressive. The varsity poms team has participated...

Pregame Nutrition

Pregame Nutrition

Jake Luce, Staff Writer

January 16, 2014

Before every practice, game, or performance, most athletes ask themselves the same question: What can I eat or drink that will best prepare me for my sport?  There are many foods and drinks that will ready an athlete’s body for an athletic performance. The first is water.  It is indispensable that e...

Eggert reaches 500 wins

Eggert reaches 500 wins

Shelly Schick, Staff Writer

January 15, 2014

Varsity wrestling coach Mr. Dale Eggert reached 500 wins in wrestling on January 4. Not many coaches are able to do this because they stop coaching before reaching that milestone. Mr. Eggert has coached wrestling for 36 years. He started his coaching career in 1979 at LHS as assistant coach for nine y...

Super Man-ning

Super Man-ning

Tyler Skinner, Sports Editor

January 3, 2014

AFC Wild Card Round #5 Kansas City Chiefs @ #4 Indianapolis Colts             The Chiefs are the road team here, but have been just as good if-not-better-than the Colts this season. The quarterback matchup is two opposites, the first overall savior of the Colts, Andrew Luck, against the forgot...

Reduce. Reweigh. We Wrestle.

Reduce. Reweigh. We Wrestle.

Shelly Schick, Staff Writer

December 19, 2013

Don’t mistake this 5-foot, 2-inch, 120-pound man to be anything short of incredible. Starting wrestling in eighth grade, Steve, or as friends may call him, Stevo, Polakowski was an amateur wrestler. But with hard work, by the end of eighth grade, he ended up qualifying for state and decided to stick with wrestling. Then, as a freshman, Polakowsk...

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