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When the king leaves who will take the throne?

Tommy Layden, Co-Sports Editor January 31, 2020

The NBA has been incredibly popular for the past few decades, however, the game is morphing and evolving as more older players are phased out of the league. In the last decade some of the biggest stars...

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 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...

The Monsters of Midway

Tommy Layden, Co-Sports Editor September 20, 2019

Four or five years ago Chicago wasn’t even on the map in the NFL. It was a city so desperate for a leader that we were willing to sell our soul to the devil just to give the reins to some guy with “great...

A To Do List for Gar Pax

Tommy Layden, Assistant sports editor May 23, 2019

The Bulls are at rock bottom. They are one of the worst teams in league and arguably the worst in the Eastern conference. Realistically, however, they are not in a terrible position to improve. They have...

Leaving LION

Hayden Claesson, Sports editor May 23, 2019

Today, the day this issue comes out, is a sad day. It is my and many other seniors’ last regular day of school, and our time being Lions is rapidly coming to a close. While I am happy that college will...

Cesarini (right) Dunlap (right). (Photo courtesy of Tim Sands '20).


Maggie Kahn, Reporter April 12, 2019

On a late Thursday night, Feb. 21, I was getting ready for bed and going through my routine like I normally do. I was brushing my teeth, scrolling through Snapchat and responding to some friends. I clicked...

Support all sports

Hayden Claesson, Sports editor March 1, 2019

The blackout game is a big deal at LT, and anyone in the fieldhouse can tell by the hordes of students clad in black that we don’t mess around when it comes to cheering on our basketball team. As an...

Let’s say “Bye” to the Pro-Bowl

Tommy Layden, Assistant Sports editor February 6, 2019

It is that awkward time of year again. You are recovering from yet another Patriot’s Super Bowl, and now you feel empty inside. What will you do to waste countless hours each Sunday?   This year...

Eight teams a charm

Hayden Claesson, Sports editor January 29, 2019

After watching Trevor Lawrence make two spectacular passes to Justyn Ross that ended Alabama’s historic season, it reminds us of the crazy moments that make college football so amazing. College football...

The Ultimate Sport

Harper Hill, News co-editor December 6, 2018

Every Sunday, my dad wakes up and goes to Bennett Field with a dozen or more of the fellow neighborhood dads, and they scrimmage in a game of Ultimate. This has been routine since I can remember. It...

New-look NBA

Luke Lusson, Sports Editor April 24, 2018

Back in Issue 1, I wrote a column on the Jimmy Butler trade made by the Chicago Bulls this past summer, stating that it was a necessary move for the team. Much of my reasoning stemmed from the NBA transforming...

Bring on the madness

Luke Lusson, Sports Editor March 2, 2018

It’s finally here, basketball fans. The single most entertaining month in the world of sports: March. There’s so many factors that play into making March Madness one of the best, if not the best...

Kicking off the postseason

Luke Lusson, Sports Editor March 2, 2018

So far, this year’s church league season has certainly lived up to the hype. With exciting upsets like Congo Jr. beating SFX Expansion, intriguing matchups and top-notch players, it’s been a fun ride....

Peculiar PyeongChang

Peculiar PyeongChang

Mikaela Larson, Sports Editor January 26, 2018

The Olympics brings together the best of the best from all over the globe. Less than two weeks away in PyeongChang, South Korea, the 23rd Winter Olympics begins and is, in my opinion, one of the more scandalous...

Collegiate corruption

Mikaela Larson, Sports Editor December 1, 2017

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Snow is falling, hot chocolate is flowing, and college basketball has begun. However, what usually is a time to celebrate and rejoice is bittersweet following...

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