Lakes Student Media

Antonio Brown Saga

Jacob Brooks, Sports Editor

September 9, 2019

                Thursday, September 5th, news broke. Antonio Brown confronted and threatened to punch his General Manager, Mike Mayock, called him a ‘cracker’, and punted a ball in front of his face… over a fine....

Teens Chen and Zagitova Win Gold at the World Figure Skating Championships

Andrew Butler, Staff Reporter

March 27, 2019

SAITAMA, JAPAN- For the second consecutive year, 19-year-old Nathan Chen (right) of Salt Lake City, Utah won the men’s singles World figure skating title on March 24. He shared the podium with another teen, American Vincent Z...

“Queen of the Desert”: A Teenager’s Magical Fairy-Tale Run to Win the Indian Wells Masters Title

Andrew Butler, Staff Reporter

March 27, 2019

Bianca Andreescu. A name most people, even tennis fans, hardly knew has now become well-known in the tennis world for all of the right reasons. The 18-year-old tennis player who hails from a small town in Ontario, Canada, has beco...

Is The AAF The New NFL?

Evan Bendall, Photo and Video Editor

February 19, 2019

Saturday, February 9th, 2019 marks the first ever game played in the newly formed football league. The Alliance of American Football, or AAF, began 2 weeks ago and started off on a good foot. Football fans around the country were in...

College Basketball Update and Predictions for March

Jacob Brooks, Sports Editor

February 4, 2019

     Even in a year where smaller schools like Buffalo, Nevada, and Houston have been making some noise to come out of nowhere emerging even as potential title contenders, there still seems to remain little doubt as to who t...

The Future of the College Football Playoff

Jacob Brooks, Staff Reporter

December 24, 2018

With the stage set for this year’s college football playoff to kick off December 29th, the current formatting of the CFP has sparked outrage in the college football world. Deserving teams such as UCF, Georgia, and Ohio State, wer...

Women’s US Open Finals Review

Jacob Brooks, Staff Reporter

September 14, 2018

The US Open Women’s finals of Naomi Osaka vs Serena Williams has been a huge topic in the news recently, but not for the reason you’d expect. After a relatively smooth-sailing first set, which Naomi Osaka won 6-2, things...

Girls Golf

Rachael Speck, Features Editor and Editor in Chief

September 5, 2018

The Girls golf team has kicked off their season with a bang. They are currently 4-1 in dual matches and 3-0 in conference.  The girls golf team played on August 25 at the District 117 Invitational and shot a team low score of 37...

Lakes Soccer

Faith Conway, Sports Editor

September 5, 2018

With the start of the school year entails the beginning of another sports season at Lakes. The boys Varsity soccer team at Lakes is coming off of a regional championship but falling short of the final eight in the sectional. ...

Lakes Football Week 1 vs Deerfield

Jacob Brooks, Staff Reporter

August 27, 2018

Lakes’ football team defeated Deerfield 21-14 at Polley Field, Friday August 24th. Chris Selig, D’Lo Hardy, and Bradley Cherry scored the three touchdowns for the Eagles.

Gold at 17

Zachary Timmerman and Zachary Timmerman

May 22, 2018

On February 12, 2018, Chloe Kim became an American snowboarding sensation at the early age of 17. Kim, being half the age of some of her teammates, is not letting her age stop her at any cost. She is redefining boundaries and...

Dakota Becker goes State Bound

Zachary Timmerman, Photo & Video Editor

May 22, 2018

Sophomore, Dakota Becker is headed down state this weekend of February 16, 2018 to compete in the IHSA wrestling State tournament in Champaign, Illinois. Becker is a sophomore here at Lakes. It goes unsaid that going to state...

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