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Catching up with Kevin: The Journey to the NFL

Catching up with Kevin: The Journey to the NFL

Ryan Jackson and Kyle Laska

November 18, 2013

   In life, it’s near-impossible to achieve the goal of maximum success. Obstacles, difficulties and hard-hitting safeties constantly stand in the way. However, Libertyville High School graduate and current Tennessee Titans wide receiver Kevin Walter is catching his dream. The journey wasn’t eas...

Are You Ready for Some Basketball?

Are You Ready for Some Basketball?

Tyler Skinner, Sports Editor

November 5, 2013

On Friday, November 22, at 6 p.m. Libertyville basketball will have a scrimmage night, called Tip-Off Madness in the Main Gym. Tip-Off Madness is a free scrimmage night which is supposed to show off the start of the season for all of the boys basketball teams. Each level (freshmen, sophomore, and var...

Super-Humen

Super-Humen

Shelly Schick, Staff Writer

October 30, 2013

He's in the box, getting reading to run, or as some may see it-- sprint-- the next three miles. His nerves are kicking in -- this is one of the biggest races he will ever run. All he can think about is getting a good head start in front of everyone. When suddenly, "boom!" the gun goes off and Patrick ...

And the Winner is…

And the Winner is…

Tyler Skinner, Sports Editor

October 23, 2013

Just two teams remain. The Boston Red Sox are representing the American League after winning 97 games this year. The Red Sox are led by their high powered-offense, which ranked first in all the MLB in runs scored and on-base-percentage. The Red Sox have led the postseason in on-base-percentage, and will loo...

Finally…Four

Finally…Four

Tyler Skinner, Sports Editor

October 12, 2013

Finally…. Four Now is where the stars come out. There are four teams left, and each team is four wins away from the World Series. The league championship series are seven game series, to make sure that the true best team wins. In both leagues the number one seed won and the number three seed won. Th...

A (Game) Day in the Life

A (Game) Day in the Life

Ryan Jackson, Staff Writer

October 4, 2013

5:55 AM: The opening guitar riff to the 1987 Def Leppard classic “Pour Some Sugar on Me” rings true over my alarm to start Friday, September 27. On most days, I need another few moments to drag myself out of the cocoon that’s my bed, but on football Fridays, I hop up with ease. Kickoff is almo...

Narrowing the Field

Narrowing the Field

Tyler Skinner, Sports Editor

October 3, 2013

Enough with the one-game playoffs and the one-game eliminations. Now the playoffs become what baseball is about all year long: series. In a series is where the better team will truly win, unlike a win-or-go-home single game. In the AL, number-one seed Boston will be against number four seed and winn...

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