Drops of Ink

Oliver Sikora flies towards the net to spike the ball.

Boys volleyball comes up short in thriller against Mundelein

Andrew Brooks, Staff Member May 7, 2021

The boys volleyball team lost in two sets to Mundeleien on Wednesday, May 5; it was their first conference loss of the season, dropping their conference record to 2-1.  In the first set, the team got...

Senior Katie Stone leaps into action over the hurdles as she warms up for her race.

Girls Track Takes Second Place Against Lake Forest and Lake Zurich

Kate Barry, Staff Member April 30, 2021

On Monday, April 26, the junior varsity and varsity girls track teams competed against Lake Zurich and Lake Forest at a home meet on the Libertyville High School track. Lake Zurich won the meet while Libertyville...

The Wildcats are introduced before the game starts.

Girls soccer defeats Carmel 3-0

Christian Roberts, Sports Editor April 29, 2021

The girls soccer team defeated Carmel 3-0 in a match played on April 24. Junior Avery Gleason scored two goals, and Abby Gordon, another junior, scored the other goal.

Wils Warren darts to the right to complete a forehand volley.

Boys Tennis Wins All Matches in Windy Game

Alex Clark, Staff Member April 27, 2021

The boys varsity tennis team won all of their matches, 7-0, against the Grayslake North Knights on Monday, April 26. The high wind gusts of about 25 mph presented many challenges for the team, but they...

Junior Cole Collins hitting an RBI single in the 4th inning.

Baseball defeats Carmel 8-4

Christian Roberts, Sports Editor April 26, 2021

The varsity baseball team defeated the Carmel Corsairs 8-4 on Thursday, April 22.

Mitch Madland throws a pass to Sam Otto who fights for position in front of the goal.

Boys water polo returns from Covid pause but comes up short

Andrew Brooks, Staff Member April 22, 2021

The boys water polo team lost to Stevenson, 16-5, on Tuesday, April 20. The Wildcats dropped to 9-3 on the season, as Stevenson extended their record to 14-0 and kept their place among the top ranked teams...

Athletes and coaches adapt to overlapping sports schedules

Athletes and coaches adapt to overlapping sports schedules

Katherine Thomey, Staff Member April 22, 2021

As school began in August, numerous sports traditionally played in the fall were pushed indefinitely to the future due to the pandemic. Winter sports seasons were shifted to a virtual setting in late November,...

Aiden Nolan (33) celebrates as Blake Ellingson (5) runs across the goal line. Aiden Nolan (33) celebrates as Blake Ellingson (5) runs across the goal line.

Football wins nail-biter over Zion-Benton

Andrew Brooks, Staff Member April 19, 2021

The football team relied on a late push from both their offense and their defense to get past Zion-Benton, 28-19, on Friday, April 16. The Wildcats improved to 4-1 as they celebrated Senior Night in their...

Connor Dickson catches a wide-open touchdown pass in the 4th quarter.

Football beats Stevenson for first time since 2015 in a blowout

Andrew Brooks, Staff Member April 11, 2021

On Friday, April 9, Libertyville’s varsity football team took down Stevenson, 40-22, to improve to 3-1 on the season. It was the Wildcats first win against the Patriots since 2015.  Before the game,...

A Late Start to the Season: Boys Soccer Triumphs over Mundelein

Ellie George, Staff Member March 19, 2021

In the first game of their shortened spring season, boys varsity soccer took home their first win of the year, with a nail-biting 1-0 win over Mundelein on Thursday, March 18. The team had less...

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