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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...

Explore LT's first international festival

Explore LT’s first international festival

Paige Darling, Assistant Multimedia Editor November 20, 2019

Click here to experience visuals from LT's first festival displaying students from its various fine arts clubs.

The varsity team ecstatically ran off the field to celebrate with their fans after winning the Silver Brick against Hinsdale Central on Sept. 26 (courtesy of Anthony Fertitta).

Boys varsity soccer advances into postseason

Tommy Layden, Sports Co-Editor November 7, 2019

In the boys last game of the regular season the team played Argo on Oct. 17. The Lions prevailed in a 1-0 victory despite changing things up on the field. The team will have play Argo again in the second...

Offensive line watches coaches play run down during Glenbard West game on Bennett field on Oct. 4 (Sorice/LION).


Maggie Kahn, Sports Co-Editor October 31, 2019

After a season full of ups and downs, the varsity football team looks to end the season on a high note, as they approach the Hinsdale Central away game on Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. “I think that [varsity...

Two perspectives: A look into native Chicagoan, Virgil Abloh’s, exhibit at the MCA

Click here to view two LION staffers' perspectives on Virgil Abloh's exhibit in Chicago's very own Museum of Contemporary Art.

ATOM: Trell Harris

Kate Ferrel, Reporter October 24, 2019

On the North Field of New Trier on Aug 30. the varsity football team had its first game of the season. Wide receiver Trell Harris ’22 opened the season with the first touchdown of the year. “I’ve...

Maggie Abbs '20 passes competitor during race (courtesy of Don Abbs).

Girls cross country prepares for postseason meets

Max Dike, Reporter October 24, 2019

With the girl’s state cross country meet only weeks away, LT cross country coach Alex Lyons is helping his athletes make their final preparations for the postseason races. However, the most important...

Ben Catrambone '20 (LEFT) and Ian Tawse '20 (RIGHT) posed for a photo during a home football game (photo courtesy of Jack Kapp '20).

Weirdos return to promote school spirit

Liz Gremer, Co-Art Director October 24, 2019

The student section was filled to the brim on Sept. 6, the first home football game of the year. While eyes were on the team as they played, there was an equal attention to the Weirdos: LT’s renowned...

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...

Poms preform halftime show at first home football game of season on Sept. 6 on Bennett Field (Kahn/LION).

LT poms prepares for competition season

Nicole Klein, Website Editor October 24, 2019

Towards the end of the bus ride to competitions, varsity poms co-captain Sarah Tobin ‘20 and her teammates turn the lights off, silently listen to the song they dance to and envision themselves doing...

LT team surpasses opponents as the St. Charles North Invite race progresses (Williams/LION).

XC Boys wrap up season

Diane Makovic, Co-Editor In Chief October 24, 2019

When the cross country season started this year, the boys team had a new assistant coach on the roster, Joe Pontrelli. Pontrelli had previously coached for the girls cross country and track teams but switched...

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...

Tennis works to bring late season success

Lizzie Patel, Reporter October 24, 2019

Whether it is winning big matches in weekend invitationals or competing well against a tough schedule, this year’s girls varsity tennis team is working to continue their success through the end of the...

Cerys Egan ‘20 and teammates create blankets for sick children in hospitals through Project Linus after one morning practice (photo courtesy of Coach Erin Rodriguez).

Girls Swim and Dive create blankets for hospitals

Adriana Serrano, Reporter September 20, 2019

As the girls swim and dive season started on Aug.12, fourth year diver and one of the team captains, Cerys Egan ’20, worked alongside the entire team early Saturday morning on Aug. 17 to make blankets...

Coach Scott Walker instructs swimmers to complete a set during after school practice in the SC pool (Sorice/LION)

Scott Walker Returns

Maggie Kahn, Co-Sports Editor September 20, 2019

A year after walking away from nearly 30 years of coaching at LT, Scott Walker has returned to the SC pool as the head varsity girls swim coach. When Kurt Johns, the previous girls swim coach, was promoted...

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