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Year of Champions

Year of Champions

Written by McKenna Orrico, News Editor, Editor-in-chief May 17, 2022

Lockport is experiencing a year like no other. The athletic and academic successes have been piling higher than ever in the 2021-2022 school year with students showing their skills in activities ranging...

Will There be Major League Baseball in 2022?

Will There be Major League Baseball in 2022?

Written by McKenna Orrico, News Editor, Editor-in-chief March 9, 2022

On March 1st, Commissioner of Baseball Rob Manfred announced that the MLB Lockout has yet to end, canceling the first week of regular season baseball. The MLB and MLBPA have yet to meet since the March...

The Destigmatization of Mental Health in the World of Sports

The Destigmatization of Mental Health in the World of Sports

Written by McKenna Orrico, Editor-in-chief December 6, 2021

Simone Biles, Michael Phelps, Lane Johnson, Calvin Ridley, Delonte West, and Serena Williams all have one thing in common: they have publicly addressed their mental health. Athletes, professional, collegiate,...

October on the South Side

October on the South Side

Written by Eileen Ferriter, Sports Writer October 4, 2021

The White Sox have done something they have never done before: clinched a postseason spot in back-to-back seasons. The first game of their doubleheader against Cleveland on Thursday, September 23 did the...

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White Sox, Cubs Look to Improve as Season Gets Underway

Written by Ryan Bennett, Sports Editor May 10, 2021

The 2021 MLB season is more than a month in, and we are starting to see which teams are contenders for the World Series and which teams likely won’t make the playoffs. The two baseball teams that play...

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Tokyo Olympics Rescheduled for 2021

Written by Zoey Foss, A & E writer May 10, 2021

Last summer, the Tokyo 2020 Olympics were pushed back due to the rise of the pandemic. Health officials worried that the crowds would make the event a super spreader, as they had no way to contain the...

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NCAA Tournament Ends with Baylor on Top

Written by Ryan Bennett, Sports Editor April 12, 2021

The 2021 NCAA Tournament is now over, with Baylor beating Gonzaga in the national championship game. It was a very exciting tournament overall, though it was very different from years past. A limited number...

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Will the Chicago Bulls Make the 2021 Playoffs?

Written by Ryan Bennett, Sports Editor March 8, 2021

The 2020-21 NBA season has reached its halfway point. The season has gone mostly as predicted, as the teams projected to do well have all performed to their expectations. One team that many were divided...

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NBA Season Preview

Written by Ryan Bennett, Sports Editor December 15, 2020

The 2020-21 NBA regular season is set to tip off in less than a week. After two weeks’ worth of preseason games, the season will open with two games on Tuesday, December 22. COVID-19 will obviously affect...

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NFL Season in High Gear as Playoffs Near

Written by Ryan Bennett, Sports Editor December 7, 2020

The 2020-2021 NFL season is well past its halfway point, with four weeks of football still to be played. It has been an interesting season so far to say the least. Some didn’t even think that the season...

Cubs, White Sox Advance to Playoffs Following No-Hitters

Cubs, White Sox Advance to Playoffs Following No-Hitters

Written by Ryan Bennett, Sports Editor October 6, 2020

2020 has been an interesting year when it comes to major league sports. Games are being played without fans, and players are being tested for COVID-19 daily. The 2020 MLB season that was supposed to begin...

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Girls Golf Senior Night and Review on the Season with a Twist

Written by Emily Thompson, Features Editor October 6, 2020

As people are trying to cope with the new changes due to Covid-19, the LTHS girl’s golf team was one of the sports that were lucky enough to have a somewhat normal season and senior night. There are...