Cross country girls make it to state

Cross country girls make it to state

Written by Kirsten Adamski, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017


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From the start of the season all the way to the end, the girls cross country team has brought pride to Lockport. This season they placed 3rd in regionals, 4th in sectionals, and 23rd in state. Coach Erin Truesdale says the key to being a successful runner is to go to “summer training to get in shape ...

Boys’ cross country season ends with qualifying for state

Boys’ cross country season ends with qualifying for state

Written by Kirsten Adamski, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017


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The LTHS boys’ cross country team’s season has been, as Coach Thomas Razo says, “exciting and fun.” Never has this been more true, as they qualified for state this year, which means this is the first state final team qualification for the boys in 8 years. Coach Razo says the key to being a ...

Girls’ varsity swim team: breaking records and winning sectionals

Girls’ varsity swim team: breaking records and winning sectionals

Written by Jessica Chavez, Editorial Editor

November 14, 2017


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Kayley Uy, Oliwia Wolek, Emily Johnson, and Lindsey Merk start sectionals strong winning the first 200 yard medley relay and breaking the pool record at 1:49.16 this past Saturday. Moving on to the 200 yard freestyle, Emily Johnson takes first at 1:53.89, qualifying her for state. In the 200 yar...

First trip to State for LTHS golfer Ben Sluzas

First trip to State for LTHS golfer Ben Sluzas

Written by Ben Bauer, Sports Editor and Student Journalist

October 27, 2017


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Making it to State is the pinnacle for high school athletes. Ben Sluzas made it to State as a freshman, which is truly remarkable. He shot a two-day score of 157 (81 on day one and 76 on day two). Ben qualified for State by advancing from sectionals with a score of 78. State this year was held at The Den at Fox Cree...

LTHS boys basketball team’s “uncommon” mindset

LTHS boys basketball team’s “uncommon” mindset

Written by Zach Stangel, Sports Editor and Student Journalist

October 23, 2017


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Basketball season at LTHS is almost upon us, and so is the hard work and dedication of the Porter’s boys varsity basketball team.   Mr. William Crossen, varsity basketball coach says, “The expectations start with our program motto, which is “Uncommon.” So the goal of any season is always to...

Girls tennis team closes its season

Girls tennis team closes its season

Written by Delaney Pavlik, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017


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From the start of the season, the girls varsity tennis team has been leaving their hearts out on the court. With the state tournament date closing in, the team will need to be on top of their game. Warming up before a game is essential for a player to be successful. Tennis players usually make a plan befo...

Boys and girls golf end their season on a good note

Boys and girls golf end their season on a good note

Written by Sydney Bush, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017


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On September 26th and 27th, both LTHS boys and girls varsity golf teams competed in the Southwest Suburban Conference tournament and did very well.   The boys team overall placed second with a score of 309, only 3 strokes short of the champion, Lincoln-Way East High School. As individuals, LTHS jun...

Freshman girls volleyball continues its outstanding season

Freshman girls volleyball continues its outstanding season

Written by Annie Coniglio, World News Writer

October 4, 2017


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Family, Fortitude, Ferocity, Fearless, and Fun are the five pillars that Coach Zeimetz, the freshman girls' volleyball coach, lives by. Not only is he preparing his volleyball players for their next big milestone in their volleyball careers, he is also making them a better teammate. A major key in bein...

Lockport falls 17-14 at Friday’s homecoming game

Lockport falls 17-14 at Friday’s homecoming game

Written by Ben Bauer, Sports Editor and Student Journalist

September 28, 2017


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Each high school has a homecoming with dances, activities, and football games. Last Friday, September 23rd, Lockport Township High School played its homecoming game against Andrew High School and lost with a final score of Andrew (17) and Lockport (14). With any loss there is an opportunity to become better....

Swim and dive team’s successful start of the season

Swim and dive team’s successful start of the season

Written by Sarayah Villasenor, Staff Writer

September 27, 2017


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The girls swim and dive team has kicked off its fall season. The team practices Monday through Saturday for 2 to 3 hours. Their most recent competition was last Saturday, September 23rd against Downers Grove North High School. They were the meet champions in the 200 free relay (Lindsey Merk, Molly Gerc...

Starkey’s fighting football culture

Starkey’s fighting football culture

Written by Zach Stangel, Sports Editor and Student Journalist

September 21, 2017


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Lockport's football season is finally here and so is the culture and leadership. Mr. Daniel Starkey, varsity football coach, says ,“The team wants to go to the IHSA Class 8A playoffs and go further than last year.” LTHS football players Mike Palumbo and Alek Trafton commented on the culture and the team....

LTHS Youth Football Night

Written by Zach Vestal, Staff Writer and Photographer

September 20, 2017


Filed under Sports

The night of September 8th was a big night for the Homer Stallions and Junior Porters. The Stallions created a tunnel for the Lockport Porter’s Varsity team to walk through at Lockport’s fourth Youth Night at 7:30 PM. During the Youth Night, the Stallions were able to tour LTHS’ sport facilities. ...

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