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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...

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...

This plate of food from a cafe in Bath, England shows a balanced meal as it contains vegetables, carbohydrates, protein and healthy fats. It proves that it is possible to easily find healthy meal options anywhere you are (Makovic/LION).

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...

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...

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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...

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...

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...

Cal Dunn '20 shakes coach Scott Walker's hand after her first place win on Nov. 23 (photo courtesy of Erin Rodriguez).

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...

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...

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...

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....

Jason Peak '20 (Ferrel/LION).

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...

Margeaux Rice '22 split jumps into the air in warmups

Girls gymnastics ‘trust the process’ this season

Charlotte McLaughlin, Reporter December 6, 2019

As the new season approaches, the girls gymnastics team’s motto for the year is “trust the process,” which means they will be working together to build from last year and truly grow as gymnasts and...

Luke Geraghty '20, Joey Fitzgerald'20, Zack Kristy '20 and Alex Salvino '20 chat and wait to sign (Riordan/LION).

Student-athletes commit to college programs

Maggie Kahn , Sports Co-Editor December 6, 2019

Surrounded by proud family members and coaches, 16 LT students signed a binding National Letter of Intent (NLI) on Nov. 13 that commemorates their future participation in collegiate sports. “If [they...

Coach Tom Sloan draws up plays in timeout during a game against Maine South on Nov. 27 in the NC field house (Layden/LION).

LT boys basketball off to hot start

Tommy Layden, Sports Co-Editor December 6, 2019

With five minutes to go in the first half of the Plainfield North High School game, LT was up by five—a comfortable lead going into half time. Rather than taking their foot off the gas, the Lions were...

Special Olympics basketball season off to strong start

Special Olympics basketball season off to strong start

Lizzie Patel, Reporter December 6, 2019

The energy and excitement of LT athletes took the upstairs SC gym by storm in the opening game for the Special Olympics Basketball season. Cheers erupted from the fan section as the white team athletes...

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