Drops of Ink

Girls soccer defeats Vernon Hills on senior night

Moira Duffy, Staff Member

May 19, 2019

The Libertyville girls soccer team faced off against Vernon Hills for senior night on Friday, May 3, beating the Cougars by a final score of 5-1. The Wildcats dominated through possession and consistent shots on goal, resulting in two goals in the first half. After halftime, Vernon Hills came back with a g...

Girls softball team wins the NSC title in a 3-1 game against Zion

Girls softball team wins the NSC title in a 3-1 game against Zion

Claire Salemi, Social Media Editor

May 17, 2019

On Tuesday, May 14, the Libertyville girls softball team clinched a 3-1 win over Zion-Benton to earn the North Suburban Conference title. The Cats went 11-1 in their conference and 20-7 overall this season. The team plays next Tuesday, May 21, at Glenbrook South for the Regional championship semi-fi...

Stick It: The success of boys gymnastics

Stick It: The success of boys gymnastics

Charlotte Pulte and Savanna Winiecki

May 16, 2019

Before entering the gymnastics gym, echoes of cheering fans, teammates and coaches are heard roaming down the hall. Chalk coats the entirety of the mats, as well as the gymnasts’ hands, arms and pants, making the air thicker. The springboards and cheers compete for which is louder while jittery gymna...

Libertyville girls lacrosse defeats Mundelein in last home game

Katie Felsl

May 10, 2019

On Wednesday, May 8, the Libertyville girls lacrosse team came out on top of rival Mundelein in a 25-18 victory.

Boys volleyball loses in three sets to Lake Zurich

Ben Mayo, Staff Member

May 1, 2019

On, Wednesday, April 24, the Libertyville boys volleyball team took the first set but lost the second two to fall against the Lake Zurich Bears.

All three Libertyville girls badminton levels beat McHenry in meet

Thomas Evans

April 25, 2019

On Tuesday, April 23, Libertyville girls badminton played against McHenry in a three hour meet. The teams played two types of matches: singles and doubles. All three levels of Libertyville ended up beating McHenry; varsity won with 14-4, junior varsity 17-1, and junior varsity two 6-2. ...

Lifelong Teammates, Lifelong Friends

Lifelong Teammates, Lifelong Friends

Ben Mayo, Staff Member

April 18, 2019

Incredible as it may seem, not one, but two LHS wrestlers are committed to continue competing at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign -- double the number of previous LHS wrestlers who have made this commitment. Ever since they were in kindergarten, senior Michael Gunther and junior Danny Puc...

She’s Got Game

She’s Got Game

Ella Marsden, Staff Member

April 18, 2019

It’s game day. You’re a female head coach and your team is warming up while you talk strategy on the sideline with your assistant coach. As the head coach, you’re prepared to greet the official. The official, however, turns to your male assistant coach under the assumption that he’s the head...

What’s Trending: Sports Habits

Jade Foo, Staff Member

April 18, 2019

A recent survey was sent to the students of LHS via email, addressed specifically to athletes, asking about their pregame and/or postgame rituals. The vast majority of the student-athletes who responded said they have some sort of ritual or habit that they do before each game, meet, race or competition...

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