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Girls basketball season ends with narrow defeat vs. Stevenson

Girls basketball season ends with narrow defeat vs. Stevenson

Kath Haidvogel, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Winter

On Tuesday, Feb. 13, the Libertyville varsity girls basketball team played Stevenson at Highland Park High School in the Class 4A regional semifinals. Libertyville lost 39-35, meaning Stevenson advanced to the regional finals on Thursday, Feb. 15, to play Palatine. This game marked the end of Libertyv...

Cracking Down on the Code

Cracking Down on the Code

Matt Smith and Colleen Mullins

February 13, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Every day, athletes are held under the district’s Code of Conduct, which applies “on or off campus, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, throughout the entire calendar year, including weekends and summer,” according to the Student Handbook. Although all athletes are held to the expectations in the...

Boys basketball comfortably win against Waukegan

Boys basketball comfortably win against Waukegan

Dylan Trott, Staff Member

January 28, 2018


Filed under Sports, Winter

On Friday, Jan. 26, Drew Peterson and the Wildcats thoroughly handled the Waukegan Bulldogs. Peterson made a statement to all scouts who may have been questionable about him. Waukegan used traps, man defense, guards, forwards and centers in an effort to stop Libertyville’s leading scorer; however, Waukeg...

Girls bowling prepares for the playoffs

Girls bowling prepares for the playoffs

Savanna Winiecki, Online Editor

January 27, 2018


Filed under Sports

  The girls bowling team began their winter season toward the end of first semester and the regular season continues through Mon., Jan. 29. After that, varsity will continue to compete in the playoffs; Regionals are on Sat., Feb 3. The team typically had two matches a week with practice every...

Girls basketball wins against Deerfield

Girls basketball wins against Deerfield

Kath Haidvogel, Staff Writer

January 22, 2018


Filed under Libertyville/Local, News, Showcase, Sports, Winter

The Libertyville High School varsity girls basketball team won their home game against the Deerfield Warriors on Saturday, Jan. 20, by a final score of 53-34. This game was “Grandparent Appreciation Night,” so many of the players’ grandparents were recognized before the game started. During the ga...

Libertyville Boys Swimming and Diving Ties in Meet Against Mundelein

Libertyville Boys Swimming and Diving Ties in Meet Against Mundelein

Zachary Ford

January 21, 2018


Filed under Winter

On Thursday, Jan. 18, the Libertyville Wildcats boys swimming and diving team took to the pool for a meet against their conference foe, the Mundelein Mustangs. The Cats junior varsity and varsity teams swam their hardest, but the meet ended in a tie for both teams; JV finished with a score of 88 and...

Boys basketball dominates against rival Mundelein

Boys basketball dominates against rival Mundelein

Maggie Evers, Staff Writer

January 14, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Winter

On Friday, Jan. 12, the Libertyville boys basketball team beat their rival Mundelein, 80-54, on their home court in front of a packed gym. The Wildcats’ big victory allowed them to snatch the first-place spot in the North Suburban Conference standings as their conference record moved to 4-1. Wearin...

LHS Poms Places 4th at Conference

LHS Poms Places 4th at Conference

Jenna Carnazzola, Staff Member

January 13, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Winter

On Friday, Jan. 12, the Libertyville varsity dance team competed at the North Suburban Conference Championship, held at Waukegan High School. They placed fourth dancing to “Train Wreck” by James Arthur. There next competition is sectionals held on Jan. 20 at Mundelein High School....

LHS Varsity Boys Swim Wins Big Against Waukegan

LHS Varsity Boys Swim Wins Big Against Waukegan

Kelly Shinnick, staff member

December 17, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

The varsity boys swim team dominated Waukegan, bringing them to a 2-0 record, on Thursday, Dec. 14, in a dual meet with junior varsity and varsity. The Wildcats went into the meet confident of their success and swam off, racing athletes in events they usually do not compete in to give them the opp...

The Money Behind Sports

Rachel Benner and Maggie Burnetti

December 12, 2017


Filed under Sports

Thousands of dollars are provided annually to each sport at Libertyville High School. People may make assumptions that there are inequalities that exist between how much money each sport is given on a yearly basis, and people may not understand how the budgets are determined and allocated. A more-rounded v...

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