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Basketball varsity to play at United Center

Basketball varsity to play at United Center

Bailey Blum, Assistant Sports Editor

December 3, 2014

On Dec. 6 at 2 p.m., the boys varsity basketball team will stand on the shoulders of giants as they walk out of the Chicago Bulls locker room for the third time in LT history to take the court against the Naperville North Huskies. Leading the way will be third year varsity starter Harrison Niego ‘15. “[Th...

Boys cross country places at state

Grace Gumbiner, Reporter

November 20, 2014

Boys cross country placed third at state this season after losing six of their seven varsity runners from last season. Connor Madell ’16 led the team finishing in 15th place and a time of 14:42, followed by Vince Zona ‘17, Vince Arata ‘15, Alex Lima ‘15, Zach Szczesniak ‘15, Matt Begeman ’16 and ...

Successful season concludes for girls tennis

Lauren Hucko, Reporter

November 4, 2014

The LT varsity girls tennis team placed third at the IHSA state tournament held in Buffalo Grove during the weekend of Oct. 25-26. Meg Kowalski '18, and doubles team Meghan Hickey '15 and Stefana Vasic '16 placed fourth overall after three days of play. After winning five matches, Kowalski lost the semifinals...

Boys soccer season ends in sectionals

Boys soccer season ends in sectionals

Garrett Ariana, Reporter

October 30, 2014

“I want to stay here. I just want to keep playing soccer.” After a game fought to the bone and a devastating sectional loss in penalty kicks to Hinsdale Central, these were some of senior Liam Sharkey '15 final words before he left Bennett Field for the final time as a member of Lyons Townshi...

Athlete of the Month: Harry Hilling’15

Athlete of the Month: Harry Hilling’15

Michael Rasmussen, Website Editor

October 22, 2014

From high-scoring forwards to brick-wall goalkeepers, the players who score the goals, as well as the ones who keep them out of the net, seem to achieve the highest levels of media and fan attention. However, without a few well-placed passes, the strikers can’t score; and without tenacious defense...

Positive Playmaking

Positive Playmaking

Joe Rossetti, Sports Editor

October 22, 2014

Entering week five of the NFL season, why is it that I haven’t heard anything positive about the NFL? Of course there are the highlight reels, the ESPN Sportscenter updates (that steal coverage from the more deserving MLB Postseason) and the articles in the newspaper; but I still haven’t heard anything...

Boys soccer preps for post-season

Boys soccer preps for post-season

Lidia Breen, Pulse Editor

October 22, 2014

Although this fall is turning out to be a cold one, boys varsity soccer is staying hot as they approach the post season, ending the regular season at (RECORD), ranked second in the state by the Sun-Times, placing second in the PepsiCo Showdown and earning a number three seed in their Sectional. The top...

Interactions Among Sports: Cross Country and Swimming

Joe Rosetti, Sports Editor

October 22, 2014

As high school athletic seasons enter full swing, the year begins with a variety of sports, usually comprised of only one gender. This, however, is not the case for boys and girls cross country as both teams compete during the same season. This could perhaps have an effect on the relationship between...

Football heads forward

Football heads forward

Izy Scott, Assistant Pulse Editor

October 22, 2014

After defeating York 21-10, LT football’s effort is not yet relieved as they push through conference in hopes of continuing to playoffs. LT football will face Proviso West Oct. 24, a game that will factor into the boys possible post-season. With a current 4-4 record including a defeat by rival Hinsdal...

Boys basketball prepares for upcoming season

Boys basketball prepares for upcoming season

Dante Stefanini, Multimedia Editor

October 21, 2014

With a record of 17-12 and a short-lived playoff berth after a loss to York in IHSA Regionals last year, the boys varsity basketball team looks to improve its overall performance in the upcoming season Tom Sloan is returning for his seventh season as the head coach, preparing to manage the team for ano...

Madell makes impact

Abby King, Reporter

October 21, 2014

With the encouragement of his mother, Connor Madell ‘16, began his running career at St. Francis Xavier hoping to make new friends. Six years later, he is one of the top runners on the LT boys varsity cross-country team. His success has taken time, dedication and persistence along with the continu...

Volleyball fights for state

Volleyball fights for state

Lauren Hucko, Reporter

October 21, 2014

This year, the varsity girl’s volleyball team has experienced immense success. Through hard work and a strong team bond, the 2014 varsity squad is expected to achieve great things for themselves and for LT. “I’ve always wanted the most for this team,” Hannah Juley ‘15 said. “[Volleyball s...

Basketball Buildup

Basketball Buildup

Bailey Blum, Assistant Sports Editor

October 21, 2014

It’s a big time for basketball fans in Chicago. Derrick Rose is poised to take the court with the Chicago Bulls for the first time since Nov. 23 of last year. Although there are certainly doubts surrounding his durability and his sub-par play in the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) World...

Boys golf finishes out year

Drew Cushing, Reporter

October 20, 2014

After finishing first in the IHSA Regionals and third in Sectionals behind York and Hinsdale Central, the boys varsity golf team finished the season with a seventh place finish at the IHSA State meet on Oct. 17-18. At the meet, the team overall had a score of 623, and Hudson was the team’s top individual,...

Girls golf wraps up season, Anderson retires

Girls golf wraps up season, Anderson retires

Bailey Blum, Assistant Sports Editor

October 16, 2014

This season is varsity head coach Brad Anderson’s last year with the girls golf team. After 10 years coaching junior varsity and nine for varsity, Anderson is retiring in order to help lead an organization helping disadvantaged people through his church. “It’s been a wonderful growing experien...

Club Athletes of the Month: October

Club Athletes of the Month: October

MelRose Buckler, Copy Editor

October 9, 2014

Ever since watching their dads play when they were kids, Bailey Blum '16, Maddox Hill '16 and Mary Sullivan '16 have always been interested in Ultimate Frisbee, a sport that combines the skills of football and soccer. Blum, Hill, and Sullivan travel to Neuqua Valley High School to play for the NV Ul...

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