Drops of Ink

Boys basketball falls to Warren in close conference matchup

Boys basketball falls to Warren in close conference matchup

Grant Herbek, Staff Member

January 28, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The LHS boys basketball team fell in a game against Warren Township on Friday, Jan. 25, ending with a 52-46 loss. Having the lead for most of the first half, the Cats outplayed the Blue Devils during the beginning of the game, but Warren outscored the Wildcats in the third and fourth quarters. ...

Girls gymnastics competes and hosts the NSC meet

Ariella Bucio, Staff Member

January 28, 2019


Filed under Sports, Winter

The Libertyville girls gymnastics team competed in the 2019 North Suburban Conference championship meet on Thursday, Jan. 24 at LHS. Libertyville placed fifth out of six teams, and the overall champions were the Stevenson Patriots. Each school participated in four different events: vault, bars, beam and f...

Girls Basketball defeats Warren 56-41

Girls Basketball defeats Warren 56-41

Liv Bertaud, Staff Member

January 26, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Winter

Girls Varsity Basketball played against and defeated Warren 56-41 when they played this Friday, January 26th. The game was neck and neck for the first two periods, but Libertyville pulled ahead to victory in the second half. To add to the excitement, the attending students participated in the 'silent...

Wildcats overwhelm Eagles in non-conference matchup

Wildcats overwhelm Eagles in non-conference matchup

Ben Mayo, Staff Member

January 17, 2019


Filed under Sports, Winter

On teacher appreciation night this past Tuesday, Jan. 15, the girls basketball team won a crucial non-conference game against Lakes, 61-32. Last week, the Wildcats lost two important games to conference rivals Lake Forest and Zion-Benton. But with their past two wins against Lakes and Grayslake ...

Libertyville wrestling wins out against Lake Forest

George Hayek, staff member

January 16, 2019


Filed under Sports, Winter

On Friday, Jan. 11, the Libertyville wrestling team faced off against Lake Forest in a conference meet. Before the meet began, posters with pictures of the seniors on the Libertyville team were on display in the lobby for senior night. The seniors were also given a special introduction along with thei...

Boys basketball dominates over Lake Zurich

Boys basketball dominates over Lake Zurich

Aliya Haddon, Staffer

December 19, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Winter

The LHS boys basketball team dominated over Lake Zurich, keeping a comfortable lead the entire game on Friday, Dec. 14, ending with a 67-57 victory. The crowd was packed with young athletes for the LHS feeder night. Halftime was filled with a J-Cats scrimmage as well as performances by Future Cats ch...

Boys bowling falls to district rival Vernon Hills

Boys bowling falls to district rival Vernon Hills

Matt Smith, Online Editor

December 16, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

In the battle of District 128, the Vernon Hills Cougars’ boys bowling team came out on top against the Libertyville Wildcats. Junior Alex Nelson of Libertyville had a team-high 687. The Wildcats held a lead through the first nine frames of game one, but after heating up during the 10th frame, the C...

Girls gymnastics defeats Mundelein and Vernon Hills in duel meet

Girls gymnastics defeats Mundelein and Vernon Hills in duel meet

Stephanie Gay, Staff Member

December 13, 2018


Filed under Sports, Winter

On Tuesday, Dec. 11, the Libertyville girls gymnastics team competed at a home meet against both Vernon Hills and Mundelein. The varsity team worked hard and supported each other to bring the team to victory. Senior Kylie Skie and junior Cameron Hamilton helped to win the meet as they scored the hig...

The LHS Sports Hall-of-Fame

Matt Smith, Online Editor

December 13, 2018


Filed under Sports

Over the last 101 years, there have been some jaw-dropping and historical athlete. Throughout LHS’ history, there have been a lot of stellar athletes, but only a select few have left the legacy that the following athletes have. Below is a list of the all-time greatest athletes to ever walk the halls...

Geographic Athletics

Geographic Athletics

Katie Felsl and Carly Wagner

December 13, 2018


Filed under Sports

With approximately eight million high school athletes across America, as stated by the National Collegiate Athletic Association, high school sports are prevalent in many students’ lives. Some sports are more popular than others from region to region across the country, while some sports barely exist in certain areas. For example, football, baseball and basketball are nationwide known to be common athletics, but water polo, lacrosse, ice hockey and skiing are only common in certain geographic areas of the United States.

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