Drops of Ink

Girls basketball defeats Lake Forest, 62-40

February 22, 2021

On Friday, Feb. 19, the girls basketball team celebrated Senior Night and beat Lake Forest High School, 62-40. This was only the second game where spectators were allowed; each player could have two fans...

Alexandra Berns smashes the birdie across the net while her doubles partner Kathleen Jin stands ready for the return.

Badminton team beats Waukegan in a dominating effort

Andrew Brooks, Staff Member February 18, 2021

On Tuesday, Feb. 16, the varsity badminton team decisively beat Waukegan by a score of 18-0, improving their record to 3-1 on the season. The 18 combined points in a badminton match come from 12...

Senior Morgan Spaulding (33) jumps as she attempts to score.

Girls basketball dominates Waukegan in their third game

Katherine Thomey, Staff Member February 14, 2021

In their third game of the season on Friday, Feb. 12, the Libertyville girls basketball team defeated Waukegan by a score of 88-40. COVID-19 precautions were practiced, with players wearing masks for the...

All In This Together: How An Athlete's Support System Can Help Motivate And Inspire

All In This Together: How An Athlete’s Support System Can Help Motivate And Inspire

Natalie Isberg, Staff Member February 11, 2021

The journey of an athlete is not one they tread on their own. All around them, there exist groups of people that help mold and shape an athlete into the person they want to be. Ultimately, it is through...

The boys swim team starts practice by hanging their masks on strings before getting in the pool, in order to follow guidelines set by the IHSA.

LHS winter sports resume after two-month pause

Andrew Brooks, Staff Member February 2, 2021

On Nov. 16 -- nearly three months ago -- tryouts began for six winter sports at LHS. These sports -- boys swimming and diving, cheer, boys and girls bowling, dance and girls gymnastics -- completed their...

A group of about 35 LHS athletes marched from Cook Park to LHS, yelling chants such as “let us play” in hopes of drawing attention to their cause. Participants waved signs and flags during the march, catching the attention of passing cars.

“More than just a game”: Student athletes march for their season

Ellie George, Staff Member January 28, 2021

The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) board met on Jan. 27 to determine what the high school athletics schedule will look like for the remainder of this school year and announced that winter,...

The Reality Of Virtual Recruiting

Sarah Wuh, Staff member December 16, 2020

COVID-19 continues to agitate the college athletic environment, with no signs of stopping. The controversy surrounding program cuts, reopening plans, new COVID-19 cases and cancellations make college sports...

Breaking The Barrier

Breaking The Barrier

The Growth of Female Coaches in Professional Sports
Andrew Brooks, Staff Member December 16, 2020

On Nov. 13, the Miami Marlins made history. This Major League Baseball (MLB) team hired Kim Ng to be their general manager. She will be the first woman to hold the GM position of any professional male...

Despite the pandemic, LHS winter sports set to compete

Despite the pandemic, LHS winter sports set to compete

Andrew Brooks, Staff Member 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...

Mitch Trubisky (10) was benched for poor play in Week 3 and replaced by Nick Foles.

Out with the Old and in with the New

Nick Foles and the Chicago Bears
Andrew Brooks, Staff Member 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...

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