Drops of Ink

Libertyville boys JV water polo loses against Glenbrook North

Libertyville boys JV  water polo loses against Glenbrook North

Dylan Heimert, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018


Filed under Sports

On Wednesday, March 21, the Libertyville boys junior varsity water polo team faced Glenbrook North, and lost, 13-5. Junior Brandon Brown was the leading scorer for Libertyville, scoring two goals in the game.

Varsity boys volleyball defeats Hersey

Varsity boys volleyball defeats Hersey

Kath Haidvogel, Staff Member

March 23, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring

The Libertyville High School varsity boys volleyball team played Hersey on March 21 at Libertyville High School. Libertyville won the first game 25-22 and the second game 25-19. LHS’s overall record is now 2-0; Hersey is 1-1.

Libertyville’s Mr.Basketball

Libertyville’s Mr.Basketball

Matt Smith, Sports Editor

March 13, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Hearts beating, clock ticking, sweat dripping-- the student section in the Libertyville gym is quiet. It’s a close game coming down to the last shot, and there is only one player that everyone expects to take that shot -- senior Drew Peterson.   Tipoff Peterson has played basketball since second grade a...

The King of the Jungle: the Fan

The King of the Jungle: the Fan

Megan Fahey, Staff Member

March 13, 2018


Filed under Sports

One voice is heard in the crowd. They start a soft rhythm, which erupts into a roar. “I. I believe. I believe that. I BELIEVE THAT WE WILL WIN. I BELIEVE THAT WE WILL WIN.” The crowd is now jumping up and down, pushing their vocal chords to the limit, and reminding athletes of their unwaveri...

Boys basketball season ends in Sectional semifinals

Boys basketball season ends in Sectional semifinals

Maggie Burnetti, Sports Editor

March 7, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Winter

In their third matchup of the season -- they split the first two -- the Libertyville Wildcats were defeated by the Lake Zurich Bears, 54-50, in the Sectional semifinals of the IHSA State playoffs on Tuesday, March 6. At the end of the first quarter, LHS trailed LZHS, 20-13. Seniors Josh Lilja and Drew...

IceCats head into state playoffs undefeated in conference

IceCats head into state playoffs undefeated in conference

Ella Marsden, Staff Member

March 2, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Winter

The IceCats had an undefeated season in their conference this year, with the varsity team’s record at 15-0-2, leaving them in first place in their conference. This undefeated record gave the team confidence going into the playoffs. In the conference playoffs, the IceCats suffered a defeat against ...

Boys basketball wins convincingly over Lake Zurich, extending winning streak to five

Boys basketball wins convincingly over Lake Zurich, extending winning streak to five

Dylan Trott, Staff Member

February 18, 2018


Filed under Sports, Winter

The Libertyville boys basketball team won over Lake Zurich on Friday, Feb. 16, 64-45, behind Senior Drew Peterson’s 31 points. Lake Zurich had trouble finding any gaps in the Libertyville defense. Libertyville gave up their fourth-lowest amount of points in a game this season, while Lake Zurich score...

Pucino prevails to third-place finish

Pucino prevails to third-place finish

Maggie Burnetti, Sports Editor

February 18, 2018


Filed under Sports, Winter

Five Wildcat wrestlers worked their way to the 2018 Illinois High School Association’s State Tournament on Feb. 15-17. One wrestler, the youngest of them all, came back to Libertyville with a title: sophomore Danny Pucino.     Pucino’s first match on Saturday ended with a victory over Don...

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...

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