2017 NFL mock draft

Written by Kyle Steinhoff, Features Editor

January 26, 2017

Filed under Sports

Cleveland Browns-Myles Garrett, DE, Texas A&M - After a historically bad year, many Browns fans have been calling for a new franchise QB. While Roger Griffin III is not the answer, he is the fill in for now as I do not see any quarterback in this draft rated high enough over the potential of...

LTHS freshmen wrestling invitational

Written by Brooke Drury, Staff Writer

January 11, 2017

Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Lockport Wrestling team had many victories when they participated in the 2016 Bulldog Freshmen Invitational on Saturday, December 10, 2016. With 8 victories overall, the team really brought in the gold. One out of the 8 champions, Andrew Aldous, says, “The hardest part about it was wrestling...

Diving into another swim season

Written by Jennie Alexandros, Staff Writer

November 16, 2016

Filed under Sports, Student Life

Pretty soon, East Campus’s swimming pool will be filled with the members of the Lockport Township High School boys swim team. Members new and old will hop in on Monday, November 21. As said on the swim team page on the Lockport website, the team will depend on teamwork, dedication, and hard practices....

Cubs win World Series

Written by Bradley Zimmerman, Staff Writer

November 7, 2016

Filed under News, Sports

It’s not a dream nor a fantasy. It’s reality and it’s over. The Chicago Cubs have won the World Series. On November 2, in Game 7 of the World Series, the Cubs ended a championship drought that lasted 108 years, the longest championship drought in all four of the major North American professional...

The strange case for the supplement draft

Written by Kyle Steinhoff

October 12, 2016

Filed under Sports

One of the most unheard of, and quite frankly most unused ways for NFL eligible college players to enter the league is through the supplemental draft. This draft is formed so that underclassmen who did not put in a request to enter the league draft process, but are ineligible to play their next college...

LTHS wins low scoring affair

Written by Brandon Wenzel, Staff Writer

October 11, 2016

Filed under Sports

Coming off a 27-22 home loss to Bolingbrook in week 6, the Porters looked to secure a spot in the playoff with a week 7 win. The Porters welcomed in the Lincoln-Way West Warriors in week 7 for senior night. The Porters capitalized on big plays from seniors during their last home game. Senior Josh...

Lockport’s late rally falls short

Written by Brandon Wenzel, Staff Writer

October 4, 2016

Filed under News, Sports

The Porters recently welcomed in Southwest Suburban Conference foe Bolingbrook (2-3) in their week 6 game. The Porters were looking to capitalize off of momentum gained from a massive 42-16 win over Andrew in week 5. This win against Andrew had given the Porters their fourth win of the year, matching...

White Sox/Cubs Spring Training

Written by Kyle Steinhoff, Staff Writer

April 27, 2016

Filed under Sports

Spring Training could not have started out any differently for the North and South Siders. The White Sox jumped out to an early 4-1-1 record with big victories over the Padres and Angels. They have thus cooled to 6-6-1, including a loss to the Cubs. On the other hand, the Cubs started out 1-5, faili...

Lockport Varsity Cheerleaders Fall Short At State

Written by Bradley Zimmerman, Staff Writer

February 17, 2016

Filed under Sports

At any football and basketball game, home or away, you will find Lockport’s cheerleaders on the sidelines, cheering the team on and getting the crowd excited. Like the sporting events they cheer at, cheerleading itself is a competitive sport. The Freshman and JV cheerleading teams wrapped up their seasons ...

Lockport Survives Close Game At Aurora West

Written by Brandon Wenzel, Staff Writer

February 3, 2016

Filed under Sports

The Lockport boys basketball team rebounded from a 46-52 loss versus conference foe Homewood Flossmoor to win 44-43 at West Aurora on Jan. 23. This was the Porters first win at West Aurora since a 58-50 win during the 2006-2007 season. Head coach Brett Hespell was not lying when he stated that his team...

Cubs, There’s Always Next Year…

Written by Bradley Zimmerman, Staff Writer

October 28, 2015

Filed under Sports

It was predicted by the 1989 movie Back to the Future Part II that the Cubs, on October 21, 2015, would win the World Series and end a 107-year championship drought. The Cubs, in a rare event in this day and age, had a World Series-worthy season and a trip to the playoffs via the NL Wild Card. This was ...

The Revamped White-Sox

Written by Dylan Borzym, Staff Writer

May 13, 2015

Filed under Sports

The White Sox have always been over-shadowed by the Cubs, but this season could be different.  The South-Siders did not start the season well.  An 0-4 to start was kind of rough, but they have rebounded a little and are now 5-7 as their hitting is starting to come alive.  Adam LaRoche and Jose Abreu...