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Boys volleyball stays active

Boys volleyball stays active

Maggie Kahn, Sports Editor

March 31, 2020

Just as the boys volleyball team finished making final cuts during tryout week, LT cancelled all after school activities and eventually school as a whole until April 8, tentatively. With this unexpected disruption to the start of the season, head varsity coach Brad Skendzel hopes to keep the boys in shape...

Freestyle relay ream places first at state

Freestyle relay ream places first at state

Lizzie Patel, reporter

March 26, 2020

The student section cheered with excitement as Jack Thorell ‘20 passed St. Charles High School’s relay team to finish in first place in the 200 yard Freestyle Relay at the state meet at Evanston High School on Feb. 29. The team, consisting of Thorell, Bryson Breitenbucher ‘20, Michael Schoneman ‘21, a...

Boys gymnastics enters new season

Kaitlyn Joyner, reporter

February 28, 2020

For Ben Taylor ‘21, who has been a member of LT varsity gymnastics for three years on all six events, last season was a success. Taylor qualified for state finals and made it to the event finals where he placed seventh on parallel bars, with a high score of 9.4/10. As a team, LT also qualified for s...

Boys water polo looks to continue last year’s success

Boys water polo looks to continue last year’s success

Maggie Kahn, Sports Co-Editor

February 28, 2020

After losing several seniors as they went off to college, this year’s boys water polo team will need to adjust its playing style in order to achieve its goals, head varsity coach Doug Eichstaedt said. The loss of graduated player Victor Perez ‘19  has opened up a lot of opportunities for othe...

Girls track starts the season off on the right foot

Girls track starts the season off on the right foot

Nina Shearrill, Multimedia Editor

February 28, 2020

Girls track started off the season by taking first place in the quad-meet held on Feb. 15. The win was shared by both the varsity and frosh/soph teams against Marist, Lake Park and Lake Zurich in the SC Fieldhouse. “The first meet is mainly to see how everyone performs,” sprinter Lillie George ...

Special Olympics Gold team state bound

Special Olympics Gold team state bound

February 28, 2020

On March 13, the Special Olympics Gold basketball team members will pack their bags and drive to Illinois State University, where their hard work from the season will pay off in the fight for the state title. “Our Blue, Gold and White teams have played very well this year,” player and first year...

Varsity boys prepare to sweep out Prospect

Varsity boys prepare to sweep out Prospect

Adriana Serrano, reporter

February 28, 2020

The crowd’s anticipation was evident as the roaring cheers echoed throughout the NC gym, packed with middle schoolers, families and students waiting anxiously for the start of last year’s Blackout Game. As the eager crowd continued to clamor among the bleachers, Grant Niego’ 20 and Michael Nied...

Girls Poms heads to state

Girls Poms heads to state

Grace Kulat, Co Art Director

February 28, 2020

The bright lights of the IHSA dance stage shined in Ella Ruston’s ‘20 eyes as she and the rest of the poms team walked onto the stage to perform. This competition, one of the two state competitions the team competes in, allowed the team to display a year’s worth of hard work. The team bused down ...

Boys track and field prepares for season meets

Boys track and field prepares for season meets

Robert Sullivan, reporter

February 28, 2020

With a grueling four month season just underway, LT boys varsity track and field coach Mike Danner prepares the athletes’ bodies with early phases of conditioning, he said. “We haven’t begun any event-specific training with distance runners or sprinters,” Danner said. “We are easing still...

AOTM: Bryson Breitenbucher

Olivia Janik, Editor In Chief

February 28, 2020

When Bryson Breitenbucher ‘20 was 5 years old, his mom had a nightmare. She dreamt that her kids were drowning and she was physically unable to save them, he said. As a result, Breitenbucher and his siblings were required to take swimming lessons and join the swim team for four years. Twelve years...

LT teachers chosen to conduct at state

Brianna Fonseca, reporter

February 20, 2020

Each year, students from across Illinois audition to participate in the ILMEA All State District festival. This year, band teacher Mark Dahl was chosen to be a guest conductor for the jazz ensemble. Choir director John Musick was chosen to conduct next year for Jazz Choir at the three-day All-State Co...

Weekly Sports Update Week 8

Lizzie Patel, reporter

February 19, 2020

February 12-26 Boys Basketball: Play RB at Home Saturday at 5, WSC Crossover Away on Tuesday Boys Wrestling: At regionals on February 8th: Jack Villarreal got 2nd in his weight class, Jimmy Ruston got 1st in his weight class, Paul Cozzi got 3rd in his weight class, Will Bettiga got 2nd in his weigh...

Linda‌ ‌Thomas‌ ‌obituary‌

Linda‌ ‌Thomas‌ ‌obituary‌

Kate Ferrell, Assistant Web Editor

February 18, 2020

At 69 years old, Linda Thomas, para educator and member of the alternative school program, died on Dec. 7, 2019. With both of her kids graduating from LT, as well as being president of the paraprofessional leader organization for two years and a supervisor for the LT corral, Thomas was a valued member of...

Relive All-school Assembly 2020

Relive All-school Assembly 2020

Isabella Sorice, Social Media/ Photography Editor

February 12, 2020

Relive some of the best moments from the 2020 All-school through this photo gallery compiled by LION. Enjoy!

Weekly Sports Update: Week 6

Lizzie Patel, reporter

February 6, 2020

Boys Basketball: Beat GBW on Saturday Jan. 25 57-55, lost to York by 10 last Friday/ Away at OPRF this Friday and Away at Argo on Tuesday Feb. 11 both at 7:00 p.m.  Boys Wrestling: Beat GBW on Friday Jan. 24 to win conference, Beat Jacobs and Naperville North and lost to St. Charles East at DGN M...

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