Boys bowling team aims for a strike

Written by Ryan Bennett, Sports Editor

December 13, 2019

The LTHS boys varsity bowling team started off its season strong in their first meet. The team hosted Plainfield Central and impressed, defeating them in all three games. The boys junior varsity (jv) team also swept its games. A mix of older and younger players with different experiences can be see...

Girls cross country competes at state

Girls cross country competes at state

Written by Emily Thompson, Features Editor

December 11, 2019

The LTHS girls cross country team raced on November 2nd against various schools to achieve placing 4th place in their sectionals to secure a spot at the IHSA state championship.  On November 7th LTHS had a cupcake send off for the girls cross country as they head to Peoria Detweiller Park to comp...

Goodbye to many, hello to more: a review of the girls volleyball season

(From top left to right in order: Coach Mraz, Kate Sadler, Taylor Morgan, Emily DeBlecourt,  Dovile Gorys, Nadia Goich, Lindsay Oldendorf, Rebecca Oldendorf,  Coach Zeimetz, 
Bottom row: Xeni Lavvas, Eileen Mitchell, Ellie Anselmo, Leena Ajibola, Morgan Schmutzler, Nora Dykstra, Cameryn DeBlecourt - Not pictured: Hannah Knippenberg)

Written by Emily Thompson, Features Editor

December 4, 2019

The LTHS girls volleyball team, led by Head Coach Nick Mraz and Assistant Coach Ken Zeimetz, had a fulfilling season with an overall record of 26-12. With the Porters playing an intense three sets against Joliet West, they came out with a victory to secure them a spot in the sectional game. As the Po...

Boys varsity golf gears up for state

Written by Ryan Bennett, Sports Editor

October 31, 2019

With the season nearing an end, the LTHS Lockport boys varsity golf season has turned out to be a successful one. The team has won all of their dual meets and two additional invites. “We also have a 2nd in the prestigious Providence Invite, and a 4th place finish against a loaded field in our first Inv...

Chicago Bears mid season review

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Written by Ryan Bennett, Sports Editor

October 31, 2019

The Chicago Bears have been a tough team to figure out. Throughout the beginning of the season, there have been impressive players who have shined, and the not-so-impressive players who have disappointed. The offense as a whole has been a weak point for the team. Head Coach Matt Nagy’s play-call...

Boys varsity soccer: the undefeated champions of the Windy City Classic

The team running out to thank the crowd who came to watch the game.

Written by Eleni Stavropoulos, Editorial Writer, Student Writer

October 8, 2019

The boys varsity soccer team held a home game in the football stadium on September 19th at 6:30 PM.  It was their first game after winning the Windy City Classic, a high school soccer tournament, and their record is 10-0.   With Devin Cronin, Brandon Garcia, Ramon Garcia, and Damir Oliynyk each scoring a goa...

The annual Friday night lights: homecoming game review

L-Town welcomes the football team as they enter the field.

Written by Emily Thompson, Features Editor

October 8, 2019

The week of September 16th to 20th had many festivities that took place in honor of homecoming week. Take the traditional football game as an example. LTHS students dressed in all gold to support Childhood Cancer.  The junior varsity and varsity football teams played against Homewood-Flossmoor o...

Girls varsity volleyball team poised for strong season

Written by Ryan Bennett, Sports Editor

September 25, 2019

The LTHS girls varsity volleyball team is primed to have a great fall season. Head Coach Nick Mraz has high hopes for conference and a playoff push. One of the main strong points of the team is its experience. Coach Mraz adds, “We only graduated two seniors last year, so we pretty much returned...

Coach Bennett leads the Virginia Cavaliers to victory

Coach Bennett leads the Virginia Cavaliers to victory

Written by Annie Coniglio, World News Writer

May 1, 2019

The Virginia Cavaliers won the NCAA Championship Title in overtime, 85-77, to the Texas Tech Red Raiders on April 8th. Point guard, De’Andre Hunter, was a key component with this great success. He helped keep the team motivated when times became difficult. A little over a year ago, before winning the...

LTHS Girl Lacrosse

From left to right: Elayna Ruggio, Cailey Schlink, Abby Connelly, Teagan Moore, Sam Spratt

Written by Angelina Borne, Photographer

April 11, 2019

Training the girls soccer team

Written by Kiley Fraider and Annie Coniglio

March 14, 2019

East Campus fields are fully in use by the members of the LTHS girls soccer team. Each team - Freshman, JV and Varsity -  have begun their practices for their upcoming season. Working hard on and off the field, the girls are preparing for a great season. Todd Elkei, the Head Girls Coach, commented on...