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High School Sports are Back: Illinois Announces Return

High School Sports are Back: Illinois Announces Return

Written by Ryan Bennett, Sports Editor March 5, 2021

The past year has been rough on high schoolers. They’ve had to adapt to remote learning, and most students on sports teams have been unable to play. However there has been a recent change in athletics....

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Who Will be the Chicago Bears’ Starting QB in 2021?

Written by Ryan Bennett, Sports Editor February 1, 2021

The 2019-20 NFL season came to a disappointing end for the Chicago Bears following their playoff loss to the New Orleans Saints. It was a season filled with ups and downs; they started the season with...

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NBA Season Preview

Written by Ryan Bennett, Sports Editor December 15, 2020

The 2020-21 NBA regular season is set to tip off in less than a week. After two weeks’ worth of preseason games, the season will open with two games on Tuesday, December 22. COVID-19 will obviously affect...

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NFL Season in High Gear as Playoffs Near

Written by Ryan Bennett, Sports Editor December 7, 2020

The 2020-2021 NFL season is well past its halfway point, with four weeks of football still to be played. It has been an interesting season so far to say the least. Some didn’t even think that the season...

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Girls Tennis Caps Off Great Season with Sectional Victory

Written by Ryan Bennett, Sports Editor December 3, 2020

The Lockport girls varsity tennis team finished off a successful season by winning the IHSA Sectional tournament. There were some complications that the team had to face due to COVID-19, but they made...

Boys Varsity Golf Finishes Season Strong Despite Disappointing Ending

Boys Varsity Golf Finishes Season Strong Despite Disappointing Ending

Written by Ryan Bennett, Sports Editor November 5, 2020

Even though the Lockport boys varsity golf team did not get to compete at state, they still performed well this season, winning regionals and finishing third at sectionals. Unfortunately, it was announced...

Foles or Trubisky: Who Should Start for the Bears?

Foles or Trubisky: Who Should Start for the Bears?

Written by Ryan Bennett, Sports Editor October 21, 2020

As we stand today, the Chicago Bears are 5-1 and are in first place in their division. Many NFL analysts predicted the Bears to do poorly; some even predicted them to finish last place in their division....

Cubs, White Sox Advance to Playoffs Following No-Hitters

Cubs, White Sox Advance to Playoffs Following No-Hitters

Written by Ryan Bennett, Sports Editor October 6, 2020

2020 has been an interesting year when it comes to major league sports. Games are being played without fans, and players are being tested for COVID-19 daily. The 2020 MLB season that was supposed to begin...

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Girls Golf Senior Night and Review on the Season with a Twist

Written by Emily Thompson, Features Editor October 6, 2020

As people are trying to cope with the new changes due to Covid-19, the LTHS girl’s golf team was one of the sports that were lucky enough to have a somewhat normal season and senior night. There are...