LTHS wins low scoring affair

Written by Brandon Wenzel, Staff Writer

October 11, 2016


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

Boys’ Soccer ends magical run in Sectional final

Boys’ Soccer ends magical run in Sectional final

Written by Hannah Webster, Staff Writer

October 29, 2014


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The Lockport Boys Varsity Soccer team made this season a memorable one. With back to back seasons as conference champs, the boys’ drive to win was unstoppable this year. Starting their season in late August, it did not take long for the team to make things click. The sectional final at Carl Sa...

New Traditions at Powderpuff Game

New Traditions at Powderpuff Game

Written by Kelsey Bekermeier, Staff Writer

October 23, 2014


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One of the most popular Wednesdays of the year at Lockport Township High School is the girls’ Powderpuff game. Powderpuff games are the talk of the school in the weeks prior to  Homecoming week and the tension and taunting between the grades only adds to the excitement. The girls met four times...

Bears out of hibernation

Written by Bradley Zimmerman, Staff Writer

October 22, 2014


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The Chicago Bears are back on the field with their 2014 season, starting off with a 3-4 record. The Bears, who narrowly missed the playoffs last year, are back for redemption and ready to claim the prize that has eluded them since 1985; winning the Super Bowl. Mark Trestman, now entering his second year...

New field, new look for Lockport

Written by Jordan Pollard, Staff writer

October 22, 2014


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It has been nearly 40 years since any athletic facility at Lockport Township High School has been renovated, but this summer a brand new synthetic turf field and track were installed in the athletic stadium. The Board of Education met on March 13, 2014 and approved the near $1.6 million project. Construction...

Chicago Bulls Preseason Preview

October 22, 2014


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Offseason acquisitions The Chicago Bulls are looking to take the next step on their journey to greatness.  To do this, the Bulls have made some very key additions to their roster during this offseason.  They have acquired two big men, Nikola Mirotic, a 6’10”, lights-out shooter from Serbia,...

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