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Scout Nation Mission Statement


The mission of Scout Nation is to create a positive atmosphere and establish school unity by supporting the teams and clubs of Lake Forest High School. Scout Nation will lead the charge with cheering for our teams' successes while following good sportsmanship guidelines.

News

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03/02/20
With this tweet on March 2,  Coach Kyle Wilhelm announced that he would be stepping down as head coach of the girls' basketball team after nine years to spend more time with his family.

tweet announcing that Kyle Wilhelm is stepping down as Varsity Girls Basketball coach.

Kyle became the head coach in 2011. He went on to win 142 games--the most in the program's history.  Ninety eight of those wins came in the last four years.  Moreover, he led the Scouts to three Regional championships in 2017, 2019, and 2020 and a Sectional championship in 2019 and was named the IBCA Head Coach of the Year in 2019--a well-deserved accolade for a job well done. Our thanks to you and your family. 

 

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02/24/20
Lake Forest 48 - Hersey 44

The Scouts upset number one seed Hersey 48-44 and will play the number three seed Fremd Vikings, who defeated Libertyville 55-49 to advance to the Palatine Sectional Championship game on Thursday, February 27 at 7:00 pm.

The low-scoring first quarter ended with Hersey ahead 10-9 and remained just ahead of the Scouts 23-20 at halftime.  The Scouts came alive in the third quarter and outscored their opponent 16-8 to build a 36-31 lead by the end of the third quarter.  The teams traded baskets in the fourth quarter, but it wasn't enough to catch the determined Scouts.

Halle Douglass led the offense with 20 points, 5 assists, 7 rebounds.  Molly Fisher added 9 points, 2 assists and Bella Ranallo had 8 points, 4 rebounds. Finola Summerville also contributed 7 points and 7 rebounds.  

  
 GO SCOUTS!! 

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02/22/20
Congratulations to the Scout swimmers who had a great day at the Highland Park Sectional on Saturday--especially in the freestyle events.  The team placed third behind first-place Mundelein and second-place Highland Park:

With a time of 3:12.52, the Scouts had qualified for State in every freestyle event!
50-yd (21.56) & 100-yd (47.01)  - Luke Lanigan (Sr) 
200-yd (1:42.97) & 500-yd (4:39.97--1st place) - Colin Kingsley (Jr.)
200 Free Relay (1:27.11) - Lanigan, Jack Clawson (Sr), Peter Landis (Sr), Kingsley  
400 Free Relay (3:12.52) - Lanigan, Landis, Sidd Ojha (So), Kingsley

400-free relay team after their victory at the Highland Park Sectional

 

200-free relay team after qualifying for state.

photos by j brumundsmith

Colin Kingsley Sectional free-style champion

 

The Scouts move on to the state tournament on Fri.-Sat., Feb. 28-29, at Evanston Township High School. (website)

GO SCOUTS
 

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02/22/2020
Lake Forest 51 - Stevenson 46

Varsity Girls Basketball Holding up their plaque after defeating Stevenson for the Regional Championship


The Scouts defeated Stevenson 51-46 in a defensive battle for the 2020 Regional Championship at the Lake Forest Sectional Playoffs and improve to 25-8. This is their third Regional Championship having won Regional titles in 2017 and 2019.

Halle Douglass led the offense with 19 points and 6 rebounds.  Molly Fisher had a great night adding 14 points--including four three-pointers along with Bella Ranallo, who contributed 12 points, 10 rebounds and 3 assists.

The Scouts now advance to play the top-seeded Hersey Huskies (26-7) in a semi-final of the Palatine Sectional on Monday, February 24 at 6:00 PM.

GO SCOUTS

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02/19/20
Lake Forest 51 - Palatine 41

The Scouts established an 18-6 lead in the first quarter and maintained a 26-17 lead at the half.  Both teams scored nine points in the third quarter and in the fourth Palatine had 15 points to 16 for the Scouts for a 51-41 victory.

Halle Douglass led the Scout offense with 19 points, 8 rebounds and 2 assists.  Finola Summerville added 15 points, 8 rebounds and 2 steals. Bella Ranallo and Rachel Kaus each had 4 points and 2 steals.  Kaus also came up with 5 rebounds.

Lake Forest will host Stevenson Friday, February 21,  in the Regional Championship game at 7:00 PM.

GO SCOUTS!

Read more about Varsity Girls Basketball Advance to Regional Championship Game

ADVISOR:

Kristin Gregory – kgregory@lfschools.net

MEETINGS:

Scout Nation meets Tuesday at 3:30 in the Wedge Cafe.

Activities:

  • Support ALL Lake Forest High School Sports
  • Meet and decide which games will make the "Highlighted" games of the week
  • Go to as many games as possible and cheer in a positive way by cheering for LFHS rather than cheering against an opponent.
  • Create different themes & ideas for each game to create interest and fun for fans to participate in

LFHS FIGHT SONG!

Play it while you sing along!

Cheer, cheer for Lake Forest High
the school whose spirit never dies.
Cheer for the team that has made it famous in the years gone by
and we will cheer for the blue and the gold,
the colors ever wave on high.
So let’s add to the score and win here once more,
come on and fight Lake Forest High.