Drops of Ink

Despite the pandemic, LHS winter sports set to compete

Despite the pandemic, LHS winter sports set to compete
November 15, 2020

Like everything else in our lives, COVID-19 will have a significant effect on winter sports at LHS. In a typical year, LHS has nine winter sports, but due to COVID-19 restrictions, the full slate of sports...

Out with the Old and in with the New

Mitch Trubisky (10) was benched for poor play in Week 3 and replaced by Nick Foles.
Nick Foles and the Chicago Bears
October 16, 2020

Coming off of a Thursday night win against Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the Chicago Bears are 4-1 for the first time since the 2012 season. Although, it is an unconventional 4-1, as Chicago...

Boys Cross Country Captures Win at Final Home Meet

Senior Ethan Hanson passes the one-mile mark on the Adler Course.
October 9, 2020

The boys cross country team beat Stevenson High School on Oct. 7 at Adler Park in Libertyville, winning their last home meet of the year. The final score of the meet was 20-38 (in cross country, the...

Sports during the covid era

September 29, 2020

With the introduction of a new, redesigned sports schedule from the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) due to the Covid-19 pandemic, athletes all over Illinois have had their seasons turned upside...

Boys Golf Comes up Short Against Mundelein

Senior Danny Keating watches his drive down the eighth hole, a par three.
September 25, 2020

The boys golf team lost a matchup against Mundelein High School on Sept. 24 at Pine Meadow Golf Course in Libertyville. The varsity team came up short, losing 155-166. Danny Keating finished with a...

Girls Tennis Wins Home Match Against Waukegan

Senior Jenna Zaengle (left) follows through on a shot while her partner, junior Michaela Orvis, prepares for their opponent to hit a return shot.
September 23, 2020

The varsity girls tennis team won its match against Waukegan at home on Sept. 21, improving their record for this season to 6-2. The match, which was part of North Suburban Conference play, was one...

Seniors playing sports in college

May 20, 2020

Whether on a court or a field, many kids growing up had dreams of making it to college one day to play the sport they love. However, according to the NCAA, only about 7 percent of highschool athletes go...

Spring Athletes Miss Out on Season

May 20, 2020

On April 21, the Illinois High School Association’s (IHSA) Board of Directors stated that all spring sports state tournaments were canceled, in addition to summer contact days. This decision came after...

The Houston Asterisks? The Baseball Scandal of the 21st Century

Former Astros manager A.J. Hinch was fired by the Astros organization shortly after being served a one-year suspension by Major League Baseball for his involvement in the sign-stealing scandal.
April 10, 2020

In November 2019, former Houston Astros pitcher Mike Fiers revealed to The Athletic, a prominent sports website, that the Astros had used sign-stealing tactics in 2017, a year in which they won the World...

Senior Season on Pause

Normally at this time of year, Sarah Bennett would be playing softball for LHS. But that's not the case now due to the coronavirus pandemic.
April 7, 2020

I have been playing softball for as long as I can remember. For me, as well as many other people, their spring sport has been their life. Since my freshman year, I have sat through three senior nights,...

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