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


Filed under Showcase, Sports

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


Filed under Showcase, Sports

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


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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


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, 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...

Bowling and competitive dance State results

Written by Bradley Zimmerman, Senior Staff Writer

February 2, 2017


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, 2017


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, 2017


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 ...

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