LION Newspaper

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...

Wrestling works toward state

Wrestling works toward state

Lizzie Patel, reporter

February 3, 2020

Under the spotlight cast in Vaughan Gym every dual point counted when LT wrestling faced Hinsdale Central High School on Dec. 13. The stress and drama added even more excitement to the air. After a pin in an upset that cost LT 6 dual points, it was up to the entire team to put in a collective effort...

Hockey team perseveres through tough year

Hockey team perseveres through tough year

Max Dike, reporter

January 31, 2020

The Lyons Township Hockey Club played a rare outdoor game at the Bobby Hull Community Ice Rink in Cicero on Dec. 13 to benefit the American Red Cross. In this unusual setting, LT’s varsity team fell to Hinsdale Central 7-1, but despite the tough loss, Joey Coglianese ‘21 still enjoyed the overall expe...

AOTM: Hailey Markworth ‘22

AOTM: Hailey Markworth ‘22

Liz Gremer, Co-Art Director

January 31, 2020

Sophomore year has been action-packed for Hailey Markworth ‘22. Starting the school year as a libero and defensive specialist (DS) for the girls varsity volleyball team, Markworth transitioned to the point and shooting guard position on the varsity basketball team. She has been putting in time and work...

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 retired. No other player can replace global superstars like Kobe Bryant, Dwayne Wade, Tim Duncan, Kevin ...

Nutrition for athletes

Nutrition for athletes

Diane Makovic, Co-Editor in Chief

January 31, 2020

Athletes across all sports participate in draining practices almost every day of the week. They constantly push their bodies to the limit in search of ways to improve their performances. One of the most important, but also most frequently overlooked, aspects of athletics is nutrition. “The body...

Sports Update: Week 4

January 23, 2020

January 22 Wednesday- Wednesday January 29    Boys Basketball: Won Burlington Central MLK tournament this past weekend, finished 4-0/Play Glenbard West this Saturday 5:45 @ Glenbard West Boys Wrestling: Won meet vs Downers Grover North last Friday/Lost to Libertyville and Dekalb, but beat ...

Contaminated recycling bins causing problems

Contaminated recycling bins causing problems

Lillie George, Reporter

January 21, 2020

Due to staff and students’ failure to properly use classroom recycling bins by contaminating them with dirty products, the Waste Management facility issued a warning to the school asking students, staff and faculty to change their habits.  “For as long as we have [recycled at LT], Mr. [Will] Meuer and...

Sports Update: Week 2

Tommy Layden, Sports Co-Editor

January 7, 2020

Boys Basketball: Finished 3-1 at the York Tournament and Team Captain Grant Niego got all Tournament Honors/Game this friday 7:30 LT @ Hinsdale Central/Game this Saturday 5pm LT vs Proviso West at NC fieldhouse Boys Wrestling: Meet this Friday 6pm @ Proviso West Boys Swimming and Diving: Meet this...

Sports Update: Week 1

Tommy Layden, Sports Co-Editor

December 13, 2019

Hey LT Sports fans the LION newspaper is launching a brand new online section that’s sole purpose to to tell you readers when, where, and who the Lions sports teams are playing. We hope that by organizing it in one place you can more easily learn about what games to attend and the results of those...

Callahan Dunn ‘20 places first in state

Callahan Dunn ‘20 places first in state

Maggie Kahn, Sports Co-Editor

December 10, 2019

After Callahan Dunn ‘20 gazed at the scoreboard at the end of her 200 Individual Medley race and saw the number one next to her name, she was instantly filled with joy. It all hit her when she looked over at her team and coaches who were smiling and cheering enthusiastically, celebrating her once-in-a-li...

Boys swim prepares for new season, athletes

Max Dike, Reporter

December 9, 2019

For Bryson Breitenbucher ‘20, last year’s state boys swim meet was an experience like no other. The atmosphere was unlike any he had ever felt before, he said. “There’s no energy compared to the state meet,” Breitenbucher said. “It gets you going.” Breitenbucher competed in a slew of rac...

Fantasy makes the No Fun League Fun

Tommy Layden, Sports Co-Editor

December 6, 2019

People who play fantasy know how it goes. They understand the stress, the sweat, the tears, the grind that goes into making a good fantasy team. They know that sick feeling you get when some guy has 40 points on your bench. Fantasy turns some random Cleveland/Baltimore game into the deciding factor in...

Athlete of the Month: Alec Valentino’21

Adriana Serrano, Reporter

December 6, 2019

At the beginning of his freshman year, Alec Valentino’s’21 was approached by his brother Aaron Valentino’18, one of the only male athletes on the competitive co-ed cheerleading team at the time. Needing another male to fulfill the IHSA requirements for co-ed cheerleading, Aaron recruited his brother to jo...

Bowling strives for strike season

Bowling strives for strike season

Kate Ferrell, Assistant Website Editor

December 6, 2019

With an almost entirely new line-up, the varsity bowling team is hoping to improve upon its seventh place finish at Sectionals last year. After losing by 89 pins for a state qualifying spot, the team is striving to make it to the second day of state and place in the top 10, co-captain Daniel Hirstei...

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