Lockport’s wrestling team dominates

Lockport’s wrestling team dominates

Written by Taelor Mutz, Staff Writer

February 14, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

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 ...

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...

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