Drops of Ink

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 ...

Libertyville wrestling wins out against Lake Forest

George Hayek, staff member

January 16, 2019


Filed under Sports, Winter

On Friday, Jan. 11, the Libertyville wrestling team faced off against Lake Forest in a conference meet. Before the meet began, posters with pictures of the seniors on the Libertyville team were on display in the lobby for senior night. The seniors were also given a special introduction along with thei...

Boys basketball dominates over Lake Zurich

Boys basketball dominates over Lake Zurich

Aliya Haddon, Staffer

December 19, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Winter

The LHS boys basketball team dominated over Lake Zurich, keeping a comfortable lead the entire game on Friday, Dec. 14, ending with a 67-57 victory. The crowd was packed with young athletes for the LHS feeder night. Halftime was filled with a J-Cats scrimmage as well as performances by Future Cats ch...

Boys bowling falls to district rival Vernon Hills

Boys bowling falls to district rival Vernon Hills

Matt Smith, Online Editor

December 16, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

In the battle of District 128, the Vernon Hills Cougars’ boys bowling team came out on top against the Libertyville Wildcats. Junior Alex Nelson of Libertyville had a team-high 687. The Wildcats held a lead through the first nine frames of game one, but after heating up during the 10th frame, the C...

Girls gymnastics defeats Mundelein and Vernon Hills in duel meet

Girls gymnastics defeats Mundelein and Vernon Hills in duel meet

Stephanie Gay, Staff Member

December 13, 2018


Filed under Sports, Winter

On Tuesday, Dec. 11, the Libertyville girls gymnastics team competed at a home meet against both Vernon Hills and Mundelein. The varsity team worked hard and supported each other to bring the team to victory. Senior Kylie Skie and junior Cameron Hamilton helped to win the meet as they scored the hig...

The LHS Sports Hall-of-Fame

Matt Smith, Online Editor

December 13, 2018


Filed under Sports

Over the last 101 years, there have been some jaw-dropping and historical athlete. Throughout LHS’ history, there have been a lot of stellar athletes, but only a select few have left the legacy that the following athletes have. Below is a list of the all-time greatest athletes to ever walk the halls...

Geographic Athletics

Geographic Athletics

Katie Felsl and Carly Wagner

December 13, 2018


Filed under Sports

With approximately eight million high school athletes across America, as stated by the National Collegiate Athletic Association, high school sports are prevalent in many students’ lives. Some sports are more popular than others from region to region across the country, while some sports barely exist in certain areas. For example, football, baseball and basketball are nationwide known to be common athletics, but water polo, lacrosse, ice hockey and skiing are only common in certain geographic areas of the United States.

New changes to gym exemption policy

George Hayek, staff member

December 11, 2018


Filed under Libertyville/Local, News, Sports

This year, the school and district administration have made a few key changes to the gym exemption policy, particularly whom it effects, how it works and when it’s in effect. Last year, only students in varsity and junior varsity level sports could exempt from P.E., and they were allowed to exe...

Warren defeats Libertyville’s girls bowling, 7-2

Warren defeats Libertyville’s girls bowling, 7-2

Maggie Burnetti, Editor-in-Chief

December 11, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Dunkin’ Donuts will not be getting a visit from the now 3-2 girls varsity bowling team in the immediate future. This isn’t because they’ve added a loss to their record on Monday, Dec. 10, nor would it be because of a win. The “team 300” is a tradition and a promise for the bowling ...

Libertyville Boys Swimming and Diving loses to rival Stevenson

Libertyville Boys Swimming and Diving loses to rival Stevenson

Ally McLean

December 8, 2018


Filed under Sports, Winter

On Thursday, Dec. 6, the Libertyville Wildcats boys swimming and diving team took to the pool for a meet against fierce competition, the Stevenson Patriots. The Cats junior varsity and varsity teams swam their hardest, but the meet ended in a loss for the Wildcats; 137-48 in the season-opening dual for b...

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