Girls badminton team kickoff its season

Written by Jennie Alexandros, Staff Writer
March 10
Filed under Sports

As the spring sports kickoff this season, badminton starts with a lot of positive vibes. Allison Brown, a freshman who is now in the team, attended all three days of tryouts from February 27th to March 1st and said that approximately thirty girls showed up each day. Of course, there were a lot of fl...

Porters vs. cancer

Porters vs. cancer

Written by Brooke Drury, Staff Writer
February 16
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Lockport boys varsity basketball team played a hard game during the Porters versus Cancer game against Bolingbrook on February 3rd. With the final score being 49 to 55, the Bolingbrook Raiders took home the victory against the Porters. Although the Porters lost, they still played hard and didn’t...

Lockport’s wrestling team dominates

Lockport’s wrestling team dominates

Written by Taelor Mutz, Staff Writer
February 14
Filed under Showcase, Sports

LTHS wrestling team dominated at the Southwest Suburban Conference. The team held the lead with a score of 290. The Porters had many individual champions. Matt Ramos (106), Abdullah Assaf (132), Brandon Ramos (138), Baylor Fernandes (145), Trevell Timmons (160), Nick Dado (170), and Payton Fernandes (182) ...

LTHS boys swim meet and senior night

Written by Jessica Chavez, Staff writer
February 14
Filed under Sports

The boys varsity swim team finished their last home meet with a win against Homewood-Flossmoor High School. It was Senior and Teacher Appreciation Night, and it was very exciting to see teachers coming out to support the team. The season isn’t officially over; they still have sectionals and the opportu...

Bowling and competitive dance State results

Written by Bradley Zimmerman, Senior Staff Writer
February 2
Filed under Sports, Student Life

Over the weekend, on January 27, and 28, two Lockport athletic teams, boys bowling and competative dance, competed at their state championships. The boys bowling team went to State hoping to bring home their first state championship since 2013. Head Coach Ron Davis said that he was pretty happy t...

College recruit gets second chance

Written by Kyle Steinhoff, Features Editor
February 1
Filed under Sports

James Robinson has had a whirlwind of conflicting life changes in the last few days. The 6’3” wide receiver out of Lakeland High School has decided to commit to the University of Florida. The nation's 270 overall player has been the headlines of social media lately, though not for his athleticism ...

Boys bowling, poms compete at State

Boys bowling, poms compete at State

Written by Bradley Zimmerman, Senior Staff Writer
January 27
Filed under Showcase, Sports

  Saturday, January 21, was a busy day for LTHS athletics, with seven of Lockport’s eight winter athletic teams competing in events. The boys bowling and competitive dance/poms teams were among them, competing in sectional competitions.  Both teams finished in 4th place, not the 1st place ...

2017 NFL mock draft

Written by Kyle Steinhoff, Features Editor
January 26
Filed under Sports

Cleveland Browns-Myles Garrett, DE, Texas A&M - After a historically bad year, many Browns fans have been calling for a new franchise QB. While Roger Griffin III is not the answer, he is the fill in for now as I do not see any quarterback in this draft rated high enough over the potential o...

LTHS freshmen wrestling invitational

Written by Brooke Drury, Staff Writer
January 11
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Lockport Wrestling team had many victories when they participated in the 2016 Bulldog Freshmen Invitational on Saturday, December 10, 2016. With 8 victories overall, the team really brought in the gold. One out of the 8 champions, Andrew Aldous, says, “The hardest part about it was wrestling...

Diving into another swim season

Written by Jennie Alexandros, Staff Writer
November 16
Filed under Sports, Student Life

Pretty soon, East Campus’s swimming pool will be filled with the members of the Lockport Township High School boys swim team. Members new and old will hop in on Monday, November 21. As said on the swim team page on the Lockport website, the team will depend on teamwork, dedication, and hard practices....

Cubs win World Series

Cubs win World Series

Written by Bradley Zimmerman, Staff Writer
November 7
Filed under News, Sports

It’s not a dream nor a fantasy. It’s reality and it’s over. The Chicago Cubs have won the World Series. On November 2, in Game 7 of the World Series, the Cubs ended a championship drought that lasted 108 years, the longest championship drought in all four of the major North American professional...

The strange case for the supplement draft

The strange case for the supplement draft

Written by Kyle Steinhoff
October 12
Filed under Sports

One of the most unheard of, and quite frankly most unused ways for NFL eligible college players to enter the league is through the supplemental draft. This draft is formed so that underclassmen who did not put in a request to enter the league draft process, but are ineligible to play their next college...

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