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Boys varsity soccer advances into postseason

Boys varsity soccer advances into postseason

Tommy Layden, Sports Co-Editor

November 7, 2019

In the boys last game of the regular season the team played Argo on Oct. 17. The Lions prevailed in a 1-0 victory despite changing things up on the field. The team will have play Argo again in the second round of the playoffs on Friday Oct. 25 at Argo Highschool. “[We were] pretty sad being out [there]...

LT V. HC

LT V. HC

Maggie Kahn, Sports Co-Editor

October 31, 2019

After a season full of ups and downs, the varsity football team looks to end the season on a high note, as they approach the Hinsdale Central away game on Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. “I think that [varsity Coach Dan] Hartman’s experience with [Hinsdale Central] could give us an advantage, but it will real...

Two perspectives: A look into native Chicagoan, Virgil Abloh’s, exhibit at the MCA

Paige Darling and Alfonso Fernandez

October 24, 2019

Click here to view two LION staffers' perspectives on Virgil Abloh's exhibit in Chicago's very own Museum of Contemporary Art....

ATOM: Trell Harris

Kate Ferrel, Reporter

October 24, 2019

On the North Field of New Trier on Aug 30. the varsity football team had its first game of the season. Wide receiver Trell Harris ’22 opened the season with the first touchdown of the year. “I’ve been dreaming about this ever since I started playing football,” Harris said. Harris starte...

Girls cross country prepares for postseason meets

Girls cross country prepares for postseason meets

Max Dike, Reporter

October 24, 2019

With the girl’s state cross country meet only weeks away, LT cross country coach Alex Lyons is helping his athletes make their final preparations for the postseason races. However, the most important steps have already been taken, he said. “If you’re doing a lot of prep before meets, you’ve ...

Weirdos return to promote school spirit

Weirdos return to promote school spirit

Liz Gremer, Co-Art Director

October 24, 2019

The student section was filled to the brim on Sept. 6, the first home football game of the year. While eyes were on the team as they played, there was an equal attention to the Weirdos: LT’s renowned student section group. During games, an eruption of screams and chants were echoed back from students...

Fall blues

Liz Gremer, Co-Art Director

October 24, 2019

Full disclosure: this isn’t a column about why fall sports are the worst because they interfere with the athlete’s rest of the year. I believe that being involved in any sport, no matter the time of the year, is a great experience to have. Being on a team taught me not only about myself, but how ...

LT poms prepares for competition season

LT poms prepares for competition season

Nicole Klein, Website Editor

October 24, 2019

Towards the end of the bus ride to competitions, varsity poms co-captain Sarah Tobin ‘20 and her teammates turn the lights off, silently listen to the song they dance to and envision themselves doing the dance.  “At competitions I get nervous because the judges are watching everything to make s...

XC Boys wrap up season

XC Boys wrap up season

Diane Makovic, Co-Editor In Chief

October 24, 2019

When the cross country season started this year, the boys team had a new assistant coach on the roster, Joe Pontrelli. Pontrelli had previously coached for the girls cross country and track teams but switched to helping the boys team this year. “It has been one big learning experience,” Pontrell...

The Grands

Diane Makovic, Co-Editor In Chief

October 24, 2019

On the morning of Sept. 7, I woke up at 5:30 to get ready for the LT Invite. It was the first meet of the cross country season, and I was feeling really nervous for the race. Once I got to LT, my teammates and I sat in the team area listening to hype-up music to get ready. After a little while, I wen...

Tennis works to bring late season success

Lizzie Patel, Reporter

October 24, 2019

Whether it is winning big matches in weekend invitationals or competing well against a tough schedule, this year’s girls varsity tennis team is working to continue their success through the end of the season, head varsity coach Dave Robare said. Seniors leaders, particularly McKenna Sands ‘20 and Greta Fr...

Girls Swim and Dive create blankets for hospitals

Girls Swim and Dive create blankets for hospitals

Adriana Serrano, Reporter

September 20, 2019

As the girls swim and dive season started on Aug.12, fourth year diver and one of the team captains, Cerys Egan ’20, worked alongside the entire team early Saturday morning on Aug. 17 to make blankets for children’s hospitals. Egan and the other captains coordinated the drive and collected fabric...

Scott Walker Returns

Scott Walker Returns

Maggie Kahn, Co-Sports Editor

September 20, 2019

A year after walking away from nearly 30 years of coaching at LT, Scott Walker has returned to the SC pool as the head varsity girls swim coach. When Kurt Johns, the previous girls swim coach, was promoted to be the division chair of Physical Welfare, Walker decided he would come back and take Johns...

Lizzie Patel ‘21 named AAU Academic All-American

Lizzie Patel ‘21 named AAU Academic All-American

Liz Gremer, Co-Art Director

September 20, 2019

Over the summer, Lizzie Patel ‘21 got a text from her 1st Alliance club coach telling her she had been named an Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Academic All-American. Weeks later, Patel gleamed with delight and pride upon finding the certificate in her mailbox. “I want to do well,” Patel said. ...

Boys soccer prepares to build on last season’s success

Lizzie Patel, Reporter

September 20, 2019

Silence fills the air before every varsity soccer game. All 22 players sit in the locker room silently and listen to the song “In the Air Tonight” by Phil Collins. They wait to make any sound until they all bang on the lockers when the drum solo hits. They stand, one by one, motivating each other...

Student graduates early, pursues college volleyball

Robert Sullivan, Reporter

September 20, 2019

This coming January, as the LT community braces for another Chicago winter, volleyball star and college commit Grace Asleson ‘20 will board a plane headed to Deland, Fla. There, she will spend her spring practicing with Stetson University’s girls’ volleyball team. “I am really looking forw...

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