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


Filed under Showcase, Sports

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, Staff 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


Filed under Showcase, Sports

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. ...

Lockport Township High School boys soccer ‘goals’

Lockport Township High School boys soccer ‘goals’

Written by Ben Bauer, Student Writer

September 18, 2017


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If you enjoy watching soccer or just enjoying rooting for the Porters, this fall should be exciting. There are 3 levels of boys soccer: Freshman, JV, and Varsity. The soccer teams compete in the 3A Division where Varsity Head Coach Christopher Beal says they would like to repeat as conference champi...

Females continue to get involved with LTHS wrestling

Written by Brooke Drury, Staff Writer

March 31, 2017


Filed under Sports

The LTHS wrestling team has had many outstanding victories in the past. All of these are won by great hard work and effort. The team, mostly comprised of male athletes, is now becoming a sport that more female athletes are taking part in. Coach Oster says, “We’ve had girls on the team for a long ti...

Girls badminton team kickoff its season

Written by Jennie Alexandros, Staff Writer

March 10, 2017


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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, 2017


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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, 2017


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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, 2017


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...

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