Drops of Ink

A Journey to Becoming the 6 Percent

Katie Felsl and Megan Fahey

May 15, 2018


Filed under Sports

The journey to becoming a collegiate athlete is a long and tedious process. Therefore, it may not be a surprise that, according to statistics published by the NCAA, just 6 percent of high school athletes play at the college level.  Each athlete’s story is different, yet together, they hold many co...

Boys Lacrosse blown out 15-4 by Grayslake North

Boys Lacrosse blown out 15-4 by Grayslake North

Dylan Trott, Staff Member

May 11, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring

On May 8, Libertyville boys lacrosse faced Grayslake North at home. Although Libertyville exploded for two early goals, they then let up seven unanswered goals. After the beginning of the first quarter, Libertyville had difficulties getting past the Grayslake North defense. Libertyville was shut out in th...

Claire Neuberger: The second 12-sport varsity athlete in LHS history

Claire Neuberger: The second 12-sport varsity athlete in LHS history

Olivia Devin, Staff Member

May 8, 2018


Filed under Fall, Sports, Spring, Winter

  Claire Neuberger -- who participated in swimming and diving, gymnastics, and track and field -- is the second-ever LHS athlete in history to be a 12-sport varsity athlete. The first, Kelly Karl, who graduated in 1994, was a varsity athlete on cross country, basketball and soccer for four...

Libertyville Defeats Mundelein on Staff Appreciation Night

Libertyville Defeats Mundelein on Staff Appreciation Night

Bulat Schamiloglu, Staff Member

May 7, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring

On May 2nd, Staff Appreciation Night, the Libertyville Wildcats faced off against the Mundelein Mustangs in an exciting match of Volleyball. The Wildcats one in two games, winning the first game 25-14 and ending the match in the second game, with a score of 25-14.

Inclement weather causes numerous spring sport cancellations

Inclement weather causes numerous spring sport cancellations

Moira Duffy, Staff Member

May 7, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

This spring sports season, many games, practices and meets have been cancelled due to winter-like weather, affecting the athletes, coaches and scheduling. While co-athletic director Mr. John Fischl was unable to give an estimate of how many events have been canceled, he expressed the historic natur...

LHS boys tennis beat Zion-Benton on senior night

Livi Griffith, Layout Editor

May 4, 2018


Filed under Sports

On Wednesday, May 2, the Libertyville boys tennis team played their Senior Night tennis match against Zion-Benton. Despite the fact that several of the Libertyville players were unable to compete because the Zion team possesses only nine players, Libertyville won each of the six matches and was done...

Girls Soccer loses to Stevenson, falls to 7-4 record

Girls Soccer loses to Stevenson, falls to 7-4 record

Dylan Trott, Staff Member

April 29, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring

The Libertyville girls soccer team faced off against Stevenson on Thursday, April 26. In a hard-fought match, Libertyville lost, 2-0. Libertyville let up goals off of a penalty kick midway through the first half and another directly after kick off in the second half. Libertyville has now lost three in a row, an...

Varsity softball loses to Warren, 2-1

Claire Salemi, Staff Member

April 27, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring, Uncategorized

On Tuesday, April 24, the Libertyville High School girls softball team lost to Warren in a close game, 2-1. The Wildcats lost after the Blue Devils scored two runs in the ninth inning.

Varsity girls lacrosse loses to Conant, 8-3

Varsity girls lacrosse loses to Conant, 8-3

Moira Duffy, Staff Writer

April 8, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring

The LHS girls varsity lacrosse team lost 8-3 at home against Conant on Saturday, April 7. To start the game, Conant scored two goals within the first six minutes. The Cougars pushed their offense upfield, earning an offsides call about five minutes in and keeping the Libertyville defense under const...

Boys lacrosse loses thriller to Grayslake Central

Boys lacrosse loses thriller to Grayslake Central

Matt Smith, Sports Editor

April 8, 2018


Filed under Sports

After six straight game cancellations during the past couple of weeks, the Libertyville Wildcats squared off against the Grayslake Central Rams. It was a close game that went back and forth throughout. The game was tied at five at the end of regulation. In sudden-death overtime, the Rams’ Peter Bre...

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