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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...

Bobby Bolan '20 catches the ball during game and prepares to pass the ball to his teammate (photo courtesy of Tom Musch).

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....

Caroline Vear '22 sprints during a race in the SC fieldhouse (Buckendahl/TAB).

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...

LT Special Olympics basketball teams compete at All-school Assembly on Jan. 24 (Sorice/LION).

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...

Grant Niego '20 shoots a free throw  against Oak Park River Forest High School in the  NC fieldhouse (Sorice/LION).

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...

Poms dancers preform at All-school Assembly on Jan.24 in the NC fieldhouse (Sorice/Lions).

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...

Runners compete in the first meet of the season o Feb. 21 (Sorice/LION).

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...

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...

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...

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...

Para education, Linda Thomas (LT photos).

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...

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...

Andrew Schodrof '20 (LEFT) attempts to pin Paul Cozzi '21 (RIGHT) during a drill at practice on Jan. 21 (Riordan/LION)

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...

Aidan Sheehan '20 skates across ice on the Bobby Hull Community Ice Rink (photo courtesy of Jelena Cejka).

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...

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