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Aidan Sullivan rushes for a touchdown on Friday to put the Lions up by 49 (Photo by Jackie Clifton).

Football team dominates Addison Trail

Varsity squad has 1-1 record heading into Friday’s matchup against Hinsdale Central
Nicholas Barbera, Reporter September 9, 2021

Lyons Township varsity football bounced back from its loss on Aug. 27, defeating Addison Trail 56-0 in a home game this past Friday, Sept. 3. The win brought extra merit to senior night, an annual tradition...

Players march toward Bennett Field (Burke/LION).

Football loses home opener to New Trier

Team plans to come back stronger
Nicholas Barbera, Reporter September 1, 2021

Lyons Township faced off against New Trier in a home football game this past Friday, Aug. 27, serving as a return to an in-person school year for students and staff. The final score was 30-23 in favor...

LTHS Girls Varsity Soccer Photo Gallery

Charlotte McLaughlin , Art Director July 21, 2021

Goalie Izzy Lee 22 goes to punt the ball.

Girls soccer goes into finals undefeated, places second in state

Charlotte McLaughlin , Art Director July 21, 2021

Without having a season in 2020 due to COVID-19, and with the restrictions still present this past school year, the girls varsity soccer team wasn’t sure how much they’d actually be able to play, head...

Boys Gymnastics Team poses with State Trophy (Photo courtesy of Bill Stone)

Boys varsity gymnastics wins IHSA State Championship

Gabriella Rauf, Reporter May 27, 2021

The LT boys gymnastics team competed in the IHSA State Championships at the University of Illinois campus. On May 15, the team finished with a total score of 157.2, 3.05 ahead of the second place team,...

LT Weirdos stay active despite sports’ restrictions

Charlotte McLaughlin , Art Director May 25, 2021

When COVID-19 postponed high school sports, it also put a pause on the work of the LT Weirdos. On Feb. 24, however, the Weirdos posted their first video after a year-long hiatus—signifying their return,...

Three players jump and compete to catch a pass during a Tuesday practice at the fields behind the Corral (Ferrel/LION).

Ultimate Frisbee club returns, dominates

LT's co-ed sport starts off hot in spring season
Kate Ferrell, Website Editor May 25, 2021

Despite an abrupt stop last March, LT’s Co-Ed Ultimate Frisbee team is returning to twice-a-week practices behind the Corral. The official competitive season began in March and ends with a state championship...

Lily Mattern 21 #17 looks to connect a cross onto frame (photo courtesy of Mattern).

Girls soccer embraces their restricted season

Regular season, playoffs included as team seeks another successful season
Aidan Wirtz, Reporter May 25, 2021

After a year of short seasons and COVID-19 restrictions, the girls soccer team remains anxious to get back on the field, center midfielder Lily Mattern ‘21 said. “I am very amped for this season,...

Will Johnson 21 cradles the ball (phot courtesy of Johnson).

Boys lax back after two year gap

Team returns with talented group
Robert Sullivan, Sports Editor May 25, 2021

Two years ago, the boys lacrosse team boasted four All-State and two All-American athletes and was on the brink of a state championship before losing in the semifinal and finishing with a 25-2 record.  Even...

Boys tennis anticipates upcoming season

Boys tennis anticipates upcoming season

Players excited for new coach, competition
Macy Hepokoski, Reporter May 25, 2021

With the cancellation of the 2020 season due to COVID-19, both players and coaches are excited to be back on the court, head boys varsity coach David Robare said. The season started April 5 and will end...

Ava Paganis 22 prepares to make a throw during an infield drill at practice on April 12 at the South Campus varsity softball field (Dike/LION).

Girls softball comes together again

After years apart and playing for travel teams, varsity softball reunites under LT colors
Max Dike, Sports Editor May 25, 2021

Last spring, when the girls softball season abruptly shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Ava Paganis ‘22 and her teammates were unsure whether they were going to be able to play the sport they loved...

(Left to right) Hayden Constas 22, Sam Nowak 21 and Cade Nelson 21 race in the 1600 meter at Hinsdale South High School on April 21 (Chomko/LION).

Boys track hopes for state meet

Team prepared for unprecedented, short season
Paige Darling, Multimedia Editor May 25, 2021

The boys track season has endured constant changes from the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) and Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH,) sprinters’ coach Luke Taylor said. With new guidelines...

Privacy is dead

John Hepp, Editor-In-Chief May 25, 2021

Our privacy is dead, and no one seems to care. Our phone calls, text messages and search histories are available to both the government and private companies. Our data is no longer our own. The reasons...


Claire Williams May 25, 2021

I’m a winter person. This year, like every year, I wanted the temperature to stay colder a little longer, the snow to melt a little slower. But this year, like every year, it didn’t matter what I wanted...

Athlete of the Year

Athlete of the Year

Lizzie Patel, Sports Editor May 25, 2021

Vote for Athlete of the Year: KATE DICKMAN Kate Dickman ‘21 has been racking up accomplishments all of her high school running career. She is a three-time...

Nelson dribbles the ball down the court at a home game (photo by Kaitlin Preussner ‘21)

Boys team caps off basketball season

Aidan Wirtz April 9, 2021

With no summer league and less preparation than usual, the boys basketball team made the most of a shorter season, starting shooting guard Tavari Johnson ‘22 said.  “The team connection has been...

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