Drops of Ink

Boys gymnastics takes 2nd against conference rivals

Boys gymnastics takes 2nd against conference rivals

Sara Bogan, Staff Member

March 15, 2020

On Wednesday March 11, the boys gymnastics team participated in their second meet of the season.  The varsity team placed second with a score of 134, behind Mundelein (135.2) but ahead of Stevenson (105.6).  The JV team won the meet at their level with a score of 113.5. ...

Boy’s Water Polo takes their second win against Deerfield

Lilly Williams

March 14, 2020

  The Libertyville boys water polo team got off to a strong start. On March 11, they competed at home against Deerfield in front of a large crowd. The boys finished with a winning score of 17-6, making their record 2-0. Standing out in this game were freshman Eric Sparks with six goals and junio...

Boys water polo defeats Maine East in season opener

Rayna Wuh, Staff Member

March 11, 2020

The boys varsity water polo team scored 17 goals to defeat Maine East in their season opener on Monday, March 9. The Blue Demons scored only one goal in the Wildcats’ first home match hosted since the opening of the new pool. The boys will face off against Deerfield High School on Wednesday, March...

The Madness of March

The Madness of March

Christian Roberts

March 5, 2020

With Selection Sunday less than a month away, fans everywhere are getting ready for one of the most watched sports tournaments in the world: March Madness. With 68 teams playing in 67 games in 15 cities nationwide over a span of three weeks, this year's NCAA college basketball tournament is sure to attract m...

The History of Sports Activism

Christian Roberts

March 5, 2020

Long before Colin Kaepernick, former quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers, put his career on the line and took a knee during the national anthem, athletes around the world have used their platforms to advocate for what they believe in for decades. From the Yale women’s rowing team protesting un...

A Glance at Some Lesser-Known Sports

A Glance at Some Lesser-Known Sports

Natalie Isberg, Staff Member

February 28, 2020

Sports are a well-integrated activity in modern life. Some sports are known and played all around the world while also generating a massive fanbase, such as soccer, baseball, cricket and basketball. While these sports are highly advertised, there are a variety of other sports that aren’t as highlighted...

Boys basketball drops close one in OT

Sarah Bennett, Staff Member

February 26, 2020

The boys basketball team faced Lake Forest on Friday, Feb. 21, losing 54-53 in overtime. Lake Forest gained redemption from their loss to Libertyville at home earlier in the season. Senior Will Moore led the Wildcats with 18 points on a night when the team’s seniors were celebrated. The Wildcats...

Gaming Revolution: The Rise of eSports

Gaming Revolution: The Rise of eSports

Sara Bogan, Staff Member

February 13, 2020

Brightly colored lights illuminated the massive arena, as kids, teenagers and adults alike watched the games commence. Echoing with hollering sounds, the venue was filled with fans cheering for their favorite team. An astonishing 100 million people from across the globe streamed the live competition onli...

Girl’s gymnastics wins home meet against Warren and Lakes High School

Lilly Williams, Staff Member

January 28, 2020

On Wednesday, Jan. 22, the Libertyville girls gymnastics team won its meet on both levels, JV and varsity. The varsity team finished in the lead with a score of 134.45; Warren High School placed in second with a score of 129.55; and Lakes High School finished in third place with a score of 66.70.  ...

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