Drops of Ink

Girls volleyball falls to Fremd vikings in supersectional match

Hopper holds up the ball as she gets ready to serve it over onto the Vikings’ side.

Molly Boufford, Online Editor

November 9, 2019

The girls volleyball team fell to the Fremd Vikings in the super-sectional match on Friday, Nov. 8. Fremd won the first set 25-17. Still keeping their spirits high, the Wildcats switched sides and fought back in the second set, but Fremd kept its lead, winning 25-22. This concludes the season for the te...

Boys Soccer Season Ends in Shootout Against Fremd

Fremd’s team captain shoots a corner kick towards the Libertyville goal while goalie Michael Krukonis (in pink) awaits to try to intercept the ball.

Anika Raina, Staff Member

November 4, 2019

The boys soccer team lost their sectional semifinal game against Fremd, 4-3, on penalty kicks on Oct. 29. During the first half, Libertyville scored the first goal, creating a 1-0 lead. By the second half, Fremd had caught up, tying the score at 2. The tie was broken by a Fremd goal, and Libertyville ...

Girls cross country wins regional; boys take third

Christian Roberts

October 26, 2019

The boys and girls varsity cross country teams headed to Lake Forest on Saturday, Oct. 26, for their regional races, competing in heavy wind and cold temperatures; each team advanced to next week’s sectional competition. Of the 10 teams competing, the girls were the best, beating out the se...

Fantasy in Reality: Inside the Daily Workings of Fantasy Football

Senior Jarod Rosenbloom’s fantasy football league gathers around to watch the games and track their players. The focal point of their room consists of three TVs: one in the center to play their main game and the other surrounding two to watch NFL Red Zone.

Rayna Wuh, Staff Member

October 24, 2019

Crowding around the television screen, football fans sit alert at the edges of their seats. Pizza boxes are strewn haphazardly around the room. All other work at the moment is secondary. The task at hand—watching the game—is all that matters. Cheering with excitement one second and groaning with fr...

Athletic Department Suggests Teams Lift More

Athletic Department Suggests Teams Lift More

Christian Roberts

October 24, 2019

At the start of the fall sports seasons, the athletic department started to recommend that all sports teams use the weight room at least two times a week, both in and out of season. This decision came as a result of a process that started last November by the athletic department and its head coac...

The IceCats: Ups and Downs to being a club sport

The IceCats: Ups and Downs to being a club sport

Sarah Bennett, Staff Member

October 23, 2019

Imagine a Wednesday night after a long day at school: most students look forward to a night full of homework and relaxation. For the IceCats, though, these students go home and, instead of relaxing, they get ready for practice to start at 8:40 p.m. The IceCats hockey team, which often practices late at night due...

Football defeats Lake Forest, keeping playoff hopes alive

Christian Roberts

October 19, 2019

In a conference matchup, the Wildcats defeated Lake Forest on Friday, Oct. 18, by a final score of 23-10. Senior Shaun Luce rushed for two touchdowns, one of which was a 57-yard TD to seal the game with 3:02 left in the fourth quarter. Junior quarterback Blake Ellingson completed 25 of his 34 ...

Boys Cross Country Triangular (Libertyville vs Lake Forest vs Lake Zurich)

Ian Cox, Layout and Design Editor

October 14, 2019

The boys cross country team competed against Lake Forest and Lake Zurich on Monday, Oct. 7. Libertyville came in third place with a score of 51, while Lake Zurich won with an overall score of 32. Libertyville’s Will Gordon came in fifth place, with a time of 14:41. Liam Tucker was a close sixth at...

Pool Tour

Ian Cox, Layout and Design Editor

September 26, 2019

Back in the Swim of Things

Three black and orange banners span the eight lanes that the new pool boasts.

Lilly Williams, staff member

September 26, 2019

  The wait is over. So much chatter, so much anticipation of a newer, bigger and better pool at LHS. It’s finally here, and the LHS community is eager to get their feet wet. And who can blame them? Once you take a look inside this facility, you’ll see what the commotion is all about.  ...

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