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Boys Swimming: Lanigan surprises freestyle field on way to state; Two other Scouts to join him

February 17, 2019 by David Jaffe, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School

Lake Forest’s Luke Lanigan knew he was a good bet to qualify for state in the 200-yard freestyle. So he bet on himself in another race. 

Lanigan turned his focus to the 100 free and exceeded expectations, qualifying in...

Wrestling: Waggoner’s ‘redemption’ story ends with 2 state wins

by Steve Millar, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School

CHAMPAIGN - Lake Forest junior Chase Waggoner thought his season ended when he finished fourth at the IHSA Class 2A Lakes Regional, one spot shy of advancing to a sectional.

Instead, two weeks later Waggoner found...

Girls Gymnastics: Scouts have each other's backs at state

by Michael Wojtychiw, Contributing Sports Editor Sports, High School

For the first time in a number of years, Lake Forest qualified multiple gymnasts for the IHSA girls gymnastics state finals held Friday-Saturday, Feb. 15-16, at Palatine High School.  

It was the second trip for...

Girls Basketball: Everything comes together for Scouts in regional win

by Gary Larsen, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School

Lake Forest senior Ellie Pearson had a problem that she couldn’t overcome. 

A physical condition that she fought but could not beat.

“I can’t stop smiling,” Pearson said.

Pearson and...