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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...

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...

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