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Players on both sides prepare for the next snap, during a heated showdown between the Lake Zurich Bears and the Libertyville Wildcats.

Touchdowns and Turnarounds: Wildcats Lose Homecoming Game to Bears 21-8

Jack Birmingham, Jeffrey McLaren, and Rishi Tipparti October 2, 2022

One of the most important games of the year, the Libertyville/Lake Zurich football match-up of September 30, 2022 cannot be overstated in terms of importance. Both the Bears and the Wildcats were coming...

Sloche’s Instagram page shows many different coverages and links alongside a numerical representation of his large following.

Sloche: Illinois High Schools’ Very Own ESPN

Jack Birmingham, Sports Editor September 23, 2022

Sports are arguably one of the most inclusive aspects of regular high school life. Whether you are the star player on the team, or one of the many fans packing the stands, cheering and chanting for your...

Junior Bella Mazza performing a back one somersault with one and half twist. Mazza is the only member of the team that knows how to accomplish this dive.

Diving into the 22-23 Season

Ash Magalhaes, Staff Member September 21, 2022

Last Thursday, Sept. 15, at the Libertyville High School pool, the girls JV and Varsity diving teams kicked off their 2022 fall season in a meet against Stevenson High School. The odds weren’t in the...

Sophomore Dakota Olsen, number two for singles on the girls’ tennis varsity, serves to the opposing team at the Libertyville High School tennis courts.

Wildcats Defeat Waukegan and Score Yet Another Win

Grace Jackman, Staff Member September 19, 2022

On Tuesday, Sep. 13, 2022, the Libertyville varsity girls' tennis team competed against Waukegan at home. It was the perfect day for the team to take home yet another win after their previous game against...

The stands are packed with loyal Libertyville fans, all in their best USA gear for the Friday night football game. For the second straight home game, the student section has been packed to capacity, and the trend shows no signs of letting up.

Libertyville vs. Warren: a Tough Loss Eased By a Stellar Student Section

Jack Birmingham, Sports Editor September 11, 2022

On Friday, Sept. 9, 2022, the Libertyville Wildcats took on the Warren Township Blue Devils, the #4-ranked team in the state, in an extraordinary showdown on the stadium field. Despite a hard-fought battle,...

Seniors Jacob Dinklenburg (44) and Antonio Oliverii (80) congratulate Kristian Gavric (7) on his third touchdown of the night in the endzone. The team morale was high as Gavric said, “Everyone was a lot more confident, after taking the loss last week to a good team nobody was really satisfied. So going into this game, after beating them last year, we had a lot more confidence to come onto our home field and win”.

Sprinting to the Endzone for Senior Night

Frida Montano and Kaitlyn Mitchell September 8, 2022

  The Wildcats dominated on the home field with a 42-17 win against Evanston Wildcats on Friday, Sept. 2nd. The Wildcats started off the night by walking down the field for senior night and...

Senior Keira Kasten sets up for a powerful serve during the game against New Trier.

Wildcats Topple Trevians In First Girls Volleyball Game of the Season

Jack Birmingham and Jeffrey McLaren September 8, 2022

It began with a single serve, and ended with the Libertyville Wildcats sweeping the first two games of a three game series against their north shore rivals. On Monday, August 22, 2022, the Libertyville...

Senior Leo Scopacasa tees off on the second hole at Pine Meadow Golf Course.

Wildcats Defeat Warren in Their Tenth Match of the Season

Sophia Jackman, Staff Member September 1, 2022

On Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2022, the Libertyville varsity boys golf team competed against Warren Township at Pine Meadow Golf Course in Mundelein. It was a warm afternoon with just a little breeze - perfect...

As spectators look on, the team huddles together in celebration following a point scored against the Carmel Corsairs.

The Battle of Route 176: Wildcats Emerge Victorious In Carmel Game

Jack Birmingham, Sports Editor August 31, 2022

The Libertyville/Carmel Catholic rivalry is certainly an intense one: one private and one public, both schools are situated on Route 176, less than two miles apart from each other. On August 30, 2022,...

(Left to right) Jack Hamilton, Dylan McCarty, Nick Korhumel, Andrew Brooks, Ali Faiz, and Ike Sweitzer add their names to the LHS top 100 fastest times board.

Recognized and Remembered: LHS commemorates top 100 fastest runners

Eva Fahrenkrog, Staff Member May 25, 2022

A ceremony was held on May 20, 2022, to mount the LHS mounted the Boy’s Cross Country Top 100 Fastest Times leaderboard outside the stadium. The leaderboard lists the 100 fastest runners since 1977. Four...

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