Drops of Ink

Senior Emily Fisher (3) a Maryland commit wins the tip-off for her team, setting the stage for an exhilarating game. The Cats primed themselves for a tough game against the Maine South Hawks.

Girls basketball rallies against Maine South to lock in a 52-47 win

Kaitlyn Mitchell and Marcie Wright February 3, 2023

On Thursday night, Feb. 2, 2023, the Libertyville girls basketball team won a home game against the Maine South Hawks, 52-47. Maine South, who held the 8th-place ranking in Class 4A, according to Associated...

The girls varsity gymnastics team poses with their regional award held up by senior Anna Becker and junior Ally Humbert. The entire team advanced to conference, taking place at Stevenson High School on Wednesday, Feb. 8.

Girls gymnastics team wins regional title

Alex Clark, Managing Editor February 3, 2023

On Feb. 1, 2023, the LHS varsity girls gymnastics team won their regional meet against the Glenbrook North Spartans, Deerfield Warriors, and Highland Park Giants. The meet was hosted by LHS in the west...

Junior Maddy Kopala (42) readies herself at the three-point line, seizing the opportunity to make a shot for her team. Kopala, who had nine points from three-pointers during the game, pulled through and made the basket.

Wildcats Best Bears: Girls Basketball Team Secures Victory Over Lake Zurich

Jack Birmingham, Sports Editor February 1, 2023

On Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023, the LHS girls varsity basketball team played an away conference game against the Lake Zurich Bears, culminating in a loss for the Wildcats. Just a few short weeks later, the...

Guarded by a Lake Forest player, senior Jack Huber (22) clutches the ball tightly, formulating 
a play to take it to the basket, while seniors Kaj Sorensen (3) and Aidyn Boone (40) move into position in the background. Huber, a strong shot with a penchant for three-pointers, played an outstanding game for the Cats.

Road to Redemption: Boys Basketball Avenges a Year-Old Defeat Against Lake Forest

Jack Birmingham, Sports Editor January 26, 2023

In the 2021-22 season of varsity boys basketball, the Libertyville Wildcats played the Lake Forest Scouts twice, playing well against their huge rival, but ultimately coming up just short both times. A...

Freshman Blaise Lavista successfully catches a pass to get a 1st down in the varsity game against Stevenson. Photo Courtesy of Coach Mike Jones.

Top of their class: Freshman playing varsity sports

Jack Birmingham, Sports Editor January 13, 2023

Sports and the various athletes who participate in them are a huge part of high school culture and spirit. Especially at a place like Libertyville High School, where various projects such as high-quality...

Wildcats Secured A Win Off Bears 67-52

Wildcats Secured A Win Off Bears 67-52

Jeffrey McLaren, Staff Member December 22, 2022

On Dec. 12, 2022, the Libertyville Wildcats faced off against the Lake Zurich Bears in the main gym. Their clash marked a big moment for both the Wildcats and the Bears, as neither of them let up in...

Junior Tarun Movva attempts to curve the ball in order to get a spare.

Boys Varsity Bowling Faces Defeat Against Glenbrook North

Ashley Sanchez, Staff Member December 22, 2022

On Monday, Dec. 5th, the boy's varsity bowling team faced defeat against Glenbrook North, ending with a total of 2860 points, as Glenbrook North finished strong with a total of 3184 points. Seniors Jack...

With the Blue Devils leading 6-0, junior Will Carney (152) understands the importance of his match as he prepares to face his opponent. Carney gave a terrific performance during the match, despite suffering a leg injury 32 seconds in.

Wildcats’ Wrestling Takes Down Warren 47-30

Jeffrey McLaren, Staff Member December 16, 2022

*Disclaimer: In wrestling, there are 14 different weight classes in a game, and one person dominates that weight class for that specific match. You may notice that the weight classes are not in order of...

Wildcats Sweep Blue Devils 9-0: Can we get an “Oh Yeah!?”

Wildcats Sweep Blue Devils 9-0: Can we get an “Oh Yeah!?”

Jeffrey McLaren, Staff Member December 14, 2022

      At the welcoming abode of Lakeside Lanes, the Libertyville Wildcats and the Warren Blue Devils played their first match of the season on Nov. 8, 2022. The varsity bowling...

Canned Food Drive Volleyball Game

Canned Food Drive Volleyball Game

Daania Adeel, Staff Member December 14, 2022

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