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LHS Football Building Burglarized

LHS Football Building Burglarized

Mike Gasick, Sports Editor

September 5, 2013

    A burglary took place at Libertyville High School’s Werchek Building on the night Sunday, July 14. According to LHS Athletic Director Mr. Briant Kelly, two LCD projectors, a GoPro camera, two hard drive cameras, two hard drive HD cameras, a laptop computer and an Xbox system were stolen, a to...

LHS Wildcats Football vs. Palatine Pirates

LHS Wildcats Football vs. Palatine Pirates

Alex Zoellick, Editor-in-Chief

September 4, 2013

There was excitement in the air as the eager Wildcat football fans poured into the bleachers after an hour-long storm delay for the first football game of the year against Palatine. Not long after the students found their seats did the ‘We can’t hear you chants’ begin raining down upon the visiting...

Early Bird CrossFit P.E. class hits LHS

Early Bird CrossFit P.E. class hits LHS

Rachael Girmscheid, Social Media Editor

August 14, 2013

For P.E. class, you have to always worry about getting your heart rate up so that you can earn your minutes in your heart rate zone.  But, what if you were doing a workout that’s short and fast but so intense you were dripping in sweat afterwards?  Yes, CrossFit is a worldwide thing now and it’s...

Student Council Executive Board for 2013-14 Announced

Student Council Executive Board for 2013-14 Announced

Kyle Laska, News Editor

August 14, 2013

 In the election for executive board, sophomore Shannon Roche became the new president, and will work alongside the new vice president, sophomore Alex Yoor. Roche, who hopes to make school more enjoyable, isn’t going to just jump in and implement her own rules.    “Before I make any change...

Cats Baseball Finishes Second in State

Cats Baseball Finishes Second in State

Mike Gasick, Sports Editor

August 13, 2013

On Saturday June 8, the Libertyville Wildcats baseball team took second place in the IHSA State Finals. The Wildcats lost a 2-1 thriller to the Mount Carmel Caravan.   The game looked to be a pitchers battle, as Nate Cote for the Wildcats and Jeremy Kravetz of the Caravan were each scoreless through f...

Not Your Average Day in Chicago

Not Your Average Day in Chicago

Emily Luce, Social Media Editor

August 13, 2013

Living in such close proximity to what is considered one of the greatest cities in the country, many people in Libertyville flock to Chicago for an exciting day or weekend. There are countless restaurants, shows, museums, conventions, and breathtaking skyscrapers. But everyone gets tired of the same old...

Baseball Seniors Soar Above Expectations

Baseball Seniors Soar Above Expectations

Tyler Skinner, Sports Editor

August 13, 2013

In a devastating 2-1 game, Libertyville lost to Mount Carmel for the Illinois Class 4A state title. The Cats had a younger team than many of the teams that they played throughout the year, but that did not stop them from reaching unexpected heights. The state championship game was no different from...

Books that Beat the Heat

Books that Beat the Heat

Danielle Matheo, Staff Writer

June 5, 2013

It’s that time of year again, LHS. Time for the hot and sweltering months of June, July and August; the sticky, intoxicating scents of sunscreen and chlorine; the sweetness of popsicles and ice cream cones; and best of all, the undeniable and palpable freedom that comes with summer break. Summer is...

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