Drops of Ink

The Wildcats join together for their team cheer, led by the seniors.

Girls swim team defeats Waukegan in final dual meet of 2021 season

Eva Fahrenkrog, Staff Member October 21, 2021

On Tuesday, Oct. 19 the varsity and junior varsity (JV) girls swim teams competed in their final dual meet of the season against Waukegan. There were a total of 22 events. The JV 2 level did not compete...

Senior John Stokovich (20) pauses for a moment before the game.

LHS football comes up short against Warren

Lauren Kern October 20, 2021

Libertyville’s varsity football team lost 35-0 to conference leader Warren, dropping their record to 5-3 on the season. It was a disappointing game for the Wildcats, who will look to bounce back...

Sofija Tijunelis (10) charges to the finish in the 100 backstroke for a time of 59.05. Tijunelis headed off the record breaking 200 medley relay with backstroke earlier in the meet. (photo courtesy of Al Cowsky)

2 pool records crushed by LHS at girls varsity swim meet against Lake Forest

Marisa Tarica, Staff member October 19, 2021

The girls varsity swim and dive team shattered two pool records last Thursday, Oct. 14, despite suffering a loss against the Lake Forest Scouts at home during their senior night. Although the Wildcats...

The team celebrates their hard-earned victory over Warren.

Girls varsity volleyball dominates in clean sweep agaisnt Warren

Liv Martin, Staff Member October 15, 2021

The varsity girls volleyball team dominated against Warren on Wednesday, Oct. 13, winning two matches in a row to take the overall game. The final score of the first set was 25-22 then 25-22 again for...

The team gathers in a huddle at halftime after winning the first set over Vernon Hills.

Dig Pink Event (2021): Varsity Girls Volleyball vs. Vernon Hills

Ella D'Amore, Staff Member October 14, 2021

On Monday, October 11th, the varsity girls volleyball team played against Vernon Hills in the annual Dig Pink event. The Wildcats not only won both sets over Vernon Hills, they also raised $6,200, with...

Seniors show their pride with Willy the Wildcat and swing the school’s flag. The first home football game theme was ‘orange out’, and every person was covered in orange to show their Wildcat spirit.

Revived and Raging: The Student Section

Sarah Wuh , Opinions Editor October 14, 2021

The pounding of hundreds of feet shakes the bleachers. A single voice chanting crescendos into a roar of yelling. It’s hot, it’s sticky. Arms flail. Throats scream. A chant started by the opposing...

Connor Dickson (1) drops back to pass with a Mundeleien defender applying heavy pressure.

Football bounces back to beat Zion-Benton

Andrew Brooks, Staff Member October 11, 2021

On Friday, Oct 8, the varsity football team beat Zion-Benton 30-20. The Wildcats fought on a mud-filled grass field for a big road victory to improve their record to 5-2. On the offensive side of the ball,...

Talerico follows through after a hit from the back line, as, Kapelevich stays ready and eager to hit the ball back over if it is returned.

Girls tennis places well at Conference Tournament

Andrew Brooks, Staff Member October 11, 2021

On Friday, Oct 8 the varsity girls tennis team competed in the North Suburban Conference Tournament. The matches were played during the day on Friday across the county. Seniors Kayla Talerico and Natalie...

The seniors pose for a photo after the final home meet of their high school careers.

Girls cross country beats Zion-Benton on Senior Night

Ashley Sanchez, Staff Member October 7, 2021

On Tuesday, Oct 5, the girls varsity cross country team competed in a race against the Zion-Benton Zee-Bees. The Wildcats took the victory by a score of 19-42. Senior Bree Ponchak won the race, followed...

Keira Kasten (22) flies above the net for a spike.

Girls volleyball fights but loses on Teacher Appreciation Night

Andrew Brooks, Sports Editor October 6, 2021

  The girls volleyball team came up short against Hersey on Monday, October 4. The Wildcats lost 25-18 and 25-13 in the best two-out-of-three format. Their record drops to 10-10 on the season. Senior...

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