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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.


Four $1,00 scholarships will be awarded to two outstanding female and two outstanding male athletes who have demonstrated excellence through athletic performance, leadership, spirit and sportsmanship. 

Promotional photo of Wall of Excellence and beginning of application process for Outstanding Sr. Athlete

Award winners will be prominently displayed on the "Images of Excellence" mural at West Campus alongside other athletes and students who have been selected by the LFHS Athletics Department, Dean's Office and other LFHS organizations.

Read more about LFHS Boosters Outstanding Senior Athletic Award Application Process Has Begun

Lake Forest 49 - Fremd 43

Varsity Girls Basketball wins the first sectional title in school basketball history with a victory over top-seeded Fremd in Libertyville and improve to 27-7. The Scouts managed a two-point lead (19-17) at half-time and after three quarters (29-27) before closing out the game with a six-point victory in a hard-fought battle.  Halle Douglass was the leading scorer for the Scouts.  

Lake Forest (2) will play Maine West (1) (32-0) in the super-sectional round on Monday, February 25 at Palatine. 
Game time: 7:00PM.  GO SCOUTS!

Read more about Varsity Girls Basketball Win First IHSA Class 4A Sectional Title in School Basketball History!

Lake Forest 66 - Libertyville 53

The Scouts took a 30-25 lead into half-time and finished strong for a 66-53 sectional semifinal victory, which improved their record to 26-7 to set a new school record of 26 wins. 

Halle Douglass led the offense with 26 points, 11 rebounds, 6 assists and 4 steals. Grace Tirzmalis added 22 points, 7 rebounds.  Molly Fisher had 9 points and Finola Summerville had 5 points, 5 rebounds and 3 assists.

The Scouts now move on to the sectional championship game vs Fremd HS (29-4, 9-3), which takes place on Thursday, February 21, at Libertyville High School.  Game time: 7:00 PM.

Go Scouts!

Read more about Varsity Girls Basketball Set School Record and Move on to Sectional Championship

Congratulations to Colin Kingsley, Oliver Akintade and Luke Lanigan, who have qualified for the Boys' Swimming State Tournament which will be held at New Trier next weekend.

  • Sophomore Colin Kingsley qualified by winning first place in the 500 freestyle with a time of 4:42.76 and second place 200 free--1:44.74
  • Junior Oliver Akintade also qualified by winning the 100 breaststroke with a time of 59.39
  • Junior Luke Lanigan qualified after taking first place in the 200 freestyle in 1:43.56; second place 100 free --47.27.
  • third place--200 free relay and third place--400 free relay

Highland Park (245.50) took first place at their sectional meet, Mundelein (215) took second, and Lake Forest (193.5) took third.  The rest of the field consisted of: Deerfield (150), Warren (129.50), Libertyville (124.50), Vernon Hills (115), and Zion Benton (53)

The State Meet will be held on Friday-Saturday, February 22-23 at New Trier High School. 
Additional Information can be found here.

Read more about Kingsley, Akintade, and Lanigan head to Boys' Swimming State Meet

Lake Forest 64 -Buffalo Grove 39

Varsity Girls Basketball show off their Regional Championship trophy

Congratulations to the Scouts, who claimed a Regional title with a convincing win over Buffalo Grove by a score of 64-39.  The Scouts tied a school record with 25 wins and now are 25-7 for the season.

Ellie Pearson led the offense with 16 points.  Halle Douglass added 11 points, 8 rebounds, 9 assists, 3 steals and 4 blocks.  Grace Tirzmalis had 10 points, Molly Fisher with 9 and Lilly Trkla had 7.  Finola Summerville contributed 9 points, 6 rebounds, 4 assists, and 3 steals.  Summerville also is a three-point showdown advancer for Lake Forest.

The Scouts advance to the Sectional Semi-finals vs Libertyville at Libertyville HS on February 19 at 7:00 PM.


Read more about Varsity Girls Basketball are Regional Champions!!


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


  • 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


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.