Drops of Ink

Boys lacrosse beats Bartlett in season opener

Boys lacrosse beats Bartlett in season opener

George Hayek, staff member

March 21, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring, Uncategorized

On Monday, March 18, the Libertyville boys lacrosse team faced off against Bartlett at home. Libertyville maintained a lead on Bartlett throughout the game, ending with a 10-3 victory. Matthew Brenner, Kyle Krakowski, Matthew Marshall, Jack Morris, Jack Olson, Chase Quigley and Josh Stair scored ...

Wildcats claim first victory of the new season under new head coach

Wildcats claim first victory of the new season under new head coach

Maggie Evers, Sports Editor

March 15, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring

Ranked 14th in the Daily Herald’s preseason girls soccer Top 20 poll, the Cats started their season off on the right foot as they prevailed over the Hersey Huskies 1-0 on Thursday, March 14. With wind gusts over 20 mph, the game got off to a slow start as the scoreboard remained blank until late into t...

Girls water polo defeats Deerfield in their second game of the season

Girls water polo defeats Deerfield in their second game of the season

Grant Herbek, Staff Member

March 9, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Starting the season off hot, the LHS girls water polo team gained their second win of the season over the Deerfield Warriors on Tuesday, March 5, with a 12-2 victory. The Cats were seemingly unstoppable during the first half, not letting in a single goal defensively while putting several in against Dee...

Crosstown Classic

Crosstown Classic

Matt Smith, Online Editor

March 7, 2019


Filed under Sports

Opening day in Major League Baseball is in less than a month, which means both White Sox and Cubs fans believe this is their year. It also means heated conversations in the halls about which team is better and fans getting annoyed when their team isn’t doing as well as the other. This rivalry go...

Not just a game

Not just a game

Katie Felsl, Staff Member

February 8, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The squeaking of shoes. The high-pitched whistles of referees. The yelling of the players. A spectator may think it’s another nail-biting boys varsity basketball game -- but they’d be wrong. It’s an intramural basketball game. Even with no student section, the players create their own r...

Emma Gleason: Free of Sugar, Full of Talent

Emma Gleason: Free of Sugar, Full of Talent

Ella Marsden, Staff Member

February 8, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Emma Gleason started swimming when she was in fifth grade and has since fallen in love with the sport. She’s made countless sacrifices to compete at the level she does, including cutting sugar out of her diet. This has paid off, as she finished in fifth place for the 100 butterfly event and 12th in...

Boys basketball falls to Warren in close conference matchup

Boys basketball falls to Warren in close conference matchup

Grant Herbek, Staff Member

January 28, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The LHS boys basketball team fell in a game against Warren Township on Friday, Jan. 25, ending with a 52-46 loss. Having the lead for most of the first half, the Cats outplayed the Blue Devils during the beginning of the game, but Warren outscored the Wildcats in the third and fourth quarters. ...

Girls gymnastics competes and hosts the NSC meet

Ariella Bucio, Staff Member

January 28, 2019


Filed under Sports, Winter

The Libertyville girls gymnastics team competed in the 2019 North Suburban Conference championship meet on Thursday, Jan. 24 at LHS. Libertyville placed fifth out of six teams, and the overall champions were the Stevenson Patriots. Each school participated in four different events: vault, bars, beam and f...

Girls Basketball defeats Warren 56-41

Girls Basketball defeats Warren 56-41

Liv Bertaud, Staff Member

January 26, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Winter

Girls Varsity Basketball played against and defeated Warren 56-41 when they played this Friday, January 26th. The game was neck and neck for the first two periods, but Libertyville pulled ahead to victory in the second half. To add to the excitement, the attending students participated in the 'silent...

Wildcats overwhelm Eagles in non-conference matchup

Wildcats overwhelm Eagles in non-conference matchup

Ben Mayo, Staff Member

January 17, 2019


Filed under Sports, Winter

On teacher appreciation night this past Tuesday, Jan. 15, the girls basketball team won a crucial non-conference game against Lakes, 61-32. Last week, the Wildcats lost two important games to conference rivals Lake Forest and Zion-Benton. But with their past two wins against Lakes and Grayslake ...

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