Drops of Ink

Boys basketball defeats Lake Forest Academy, 55-48

Coreena Kuchler, Staff Writer

December 3, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Thursday, Nov. 30, at Lake Forest Academy, the Libertyville Wildcats  boys varsity basketball team (2-3) defeated the Lake Forest Academy Caxys (4-2), with a final score of 55-48. This non-conference match was a close game, with a halftime score of 24-20. Both teams played physically, going in...

The State of Sports Journalism

The State of Sports Journalism

November 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Sports

As I turn on ESPN in the morning, I expect highlights from whatever major sporting event occurred the day before that I might have missed. But I only see an Instagram post from NBA star Lebron James. The broadcasters talk for 20 minutes about an old “Arthur” meme that James posted even though many h...

Girls varsity basketball loses to Maine South

Girls varsity basketball loses to Maine South

Stephanie Luce, Staff Writer

November 22, 2017


Filed under Sports, Winter

On Tuesday, Nov. 21, the Libertyville girls varsity basketball team lost to the Maine South Hawks 61-40, in a non-conference game. The Wildcats had won their first two previous games making this their first defeat of the season. The Hawks (4-0) won the first possession and started off the game with a s...

LHS boys basketball kicks off the season with a scrimmage

LHS boys basketball kicks off the season with a scrimmage

Colleen Mullins, Social Media Editor

November 20, 2017


Filed under Sports, Winter

On Friday, Nov. 17, Libertyville High School’s boys basketball season tipped off with a scrimmage in which all levels participated. Each level, freshman, sophomore and varsity, was divided into two teams: white and black.   “We try to make [the teams] even. We try to split them up in a way where they’r...

Boys varsity bowling falls to Lake Zurich in regular season match

Boys varsity bowling falls to Lake Zurich in regular season match

Hannah Hutchins, Editor-in-Chief

November 15, 2017


Filed under Sports, Winter

On Tuesday, Nov. 14, LHS boys bowling played a home match at Lakeside Lanes against Lake Zurich; the Bears won the match with a score of 2,937 pins to 2,770 pins. Although Libertyville won two of the three individual games, Lake Zurich had more total pins in the match. Libertyville lost the first g...

White team wins 4-2 in girls varsity basketball scrimmage

Livi Griffith, Layout Editor

November 15, 2017


Filed under Sports

On Saturday, November eleventh, Libertyville high school introduced the varsity girls basketball team with a scrimmage. They played a 6:00 minute game, of white vs. black jersey’s, which ended with a win for the white team with a score of 4-2. ...

Rise to kneel

Rise to kneel

Olivia Gauvin, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017


Filed under Sports

Throughout American history, many of the most impactful social protests have centered around the ever-changing American values. As social conflicts arise, symbols of change, represented through hands and fists, frequently rise in the air as well. Often the protests we recognize and study in our hist...

Boys Soccer Playoff Run Ends in State Finals

Boys Soccer Playoff Run Ends in State Finals

Brandon Simberg, Staff writer

November 12, 2017


Filed under Fall, Sports

Over the past few years, including their State championship in 2015, Libertyville boys soccer has developed a winning culture and program. This season, they came in with lofty expectations. After a dominant regular season, where they were the number one team in the state, according to the Daily Herald, ...

Wildcats Come Up Short in State Match

Wildcats Come Up Short in State Match

Zachary Ford, Staff Writer

November 5, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Coming in with a 22-0-2 undefeated record, the Libertyville boys soccer team had finally arrived at the IHSA 3A State Championship on Saturday, Nov. 4. Hundreds of fans from Libertyville, and the opposing team, Naperville North, gathered in the stands at Hoffman Estates High School, anxiously awaiting...

Boys Varsity Soccer IHSA Super-Sectionals

Boys Varsity Soccer IHSA Super-Sectionals

Dylan Heimert

November 3, 2017


Filed under Fall, Showcase, Sports

On Tuesday, Oct. 31, Libertyville boys soccer played against Evanston in the Super-Sectional final. Libertyville won 3-0, with goals from Evan Rasmussen, Riley Hoff and Brandon Murphy. They advanced to the State Tournament on Nov. 3-4. They will play Bradley-Bourbonnais on Friday, Nov. 3, with a chance...

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