Drops of Ink

Boys basketball dominates over Lake Zurich

Boys basketball dominates over Lake Zurich

Aliya Haddon, Staffer

December 19, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Winter

The LHS boys basketball team dominated over Lake Zurich, keeping a comfortable lead the entire game on Friday, Dec. 14, ending with a 67-57 victory. The crowd was packed with young athletes for the LHS feeder night. Halftime was filled with a J-Cats scrimmage as well as performances by Future Cats ch...

Boys bowling falls to district rival Vernon Hills

Boys bowling falls to district rival Vernon Hills

Matt Smith, Online Editor

December 16, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

In the battle of District 128, the Vernon Hills Cougars’ boys bowling team came out on top against the Libertyville Wildcats. Junior Alex Nelson of Libertyville had a team-high 687. The Wildcats held a lead through the first nine frames of game one, but after heating up during the 10th frame, the C...

From Pain to Power

From Pain to Power

Aliya Haddon and Ella Marsden

December 13, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

Sexual assault, as defined by Merriam-Webster, is “illegal sexual contact that usually involves force upon a person without consent or is inflicted upon a person who is incapable of giving consent (as because of age or physical or mental incapacity) or who places the assailant (such as a doctor) in...

The Right Perspective

The Right Perspective

Ben Kanches, Staff Member

December 13, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Contractualism, equality of opportunity and individuality have become the new cornerstones of the young right-wing movement, which I identify under. Unfortunately, due to stereotypes, the legacy of the old right has led to quick judgments about those who today describe themselves as Republican. On a surv...

Burnsies Uptown set to open in 2019

Burnsies Uptown set to open in 2019

Molly Boufford, News Editor

December 13, 2018


Filed under Libertyville/Local, News, Showcase

In 2019, a new all day restaurant, Burnsies Uptown, run by John Durning, will be opening where another local restaurant, 545 North, was previously located. The new place will be open for all meals. Breakfast and lunch will be served when they first open for business and dinner will come after th...

Warren defeats Libertyville’s girls bowling, 7-2

Warren defeats Libertyville’s girls bowling, 7-2

Maggie Burnetti, Editor-in-Chief

December 11, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Dunkin’ Donuts will not be getting a visit from the now 3-2 girls varsity bowling team in the immediate future. This isn’t because they’ve added a loss to their record on Monday, Dec. 10, nor would it be because of a win. The “team 300” is a tradition and a promise for the bowling ...

That’s not my name

December 11, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

William Shakespeare claimed that “a rose by any other name would smell as sweet,” however, that’s not always the case. Evident in the thoughts of students interviewed at LHS, calling someone by the wrong first name or an incorrect version of their name can often make them feel small, like th...

Icecats defeated by Carmel in OT

Icecats defeated by Carmel in OT

Katie Felsl, Staff Member

December 7, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized, Winter

On Wednesday, Dec. 5, the District 128 boys hockey team, the IceCats, faced off against local rival Carmel  in the “Battle of 176” as it’s known, referring to the street that separates Libertyville and Carmel Catholic High Schools. In a hard-fought game, the IceCats lost in an OT shootout, 3-2. ...

Wildcats soar above Glenbrook North in non-conference win

Wildcats soar above Glenbrook North in non-conference win

Ben Mayo, Staff Member

December 6, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Winter

Libertyville’s varsity boys basketball team faced off against the Glenbrook North Spartans on Saturday, Dec. 1, with the Wildcats picking up a 63-54 win.   The game started off slow.  Both defensive sides dominated, with multiple blocked shots causing turnovers. The first quarter ended with the Sparta...

Boys basketball gains first win over Carmel, 57-46

Boys basketball gains first win over Carmel, 57-46

Grant Herbek, Staff Member

November 29, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Winter

Grabbing their first win of the year, the LHS boys basketball team overcame the Carmel Corsairs on Tuesday, Nov. 27 with a 57-46 win. Starting off hot, the Cats won the tip-off and had a substantial lead with plenty of momentum at the beginning of the game. But the Corsairs pushed back, bringing ...

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