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Boy’s Baseball Looks To Strike Gold At Regionals

Boy’s Baseball Looks To Strike Gold At Regionals

Greg Kozlick, Sports Editor
May 23, 2017
Filed under Sports

Coach Eufrasio: “The baseball season was one of ups and downs. The team finished the season with a regular season record of 11-20, but enjoyed quality victories over teams such as Downers Grove North, Glenbard East, and Wheaton North. The Raiders had three all conference selections in Christian Dupuis,...

Girl’s Softball Slides Into Regional Play

Girl’s Softball Slides Into Regional Play

Greg Kozlick, Sports Editor
May 23, 2017
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

Coach Fonda: “The softball team is 17-14 heading into the State Tournament this week. The Raiders will play Chicago Noble/ITW Speers Wednesday at Glenbard South at 4:30 pm. If we win that we will play the winner of game 1 on Saturday for the Regional Championship here at Glenbard South at 11:00am.”   ...

Boys Tennis Smashes Conference

Boys Tennis Smashes Conference

Greg Kozlick, Sports Editor
May 23, 2017
Filed under Sports

Coach Conrad: “Varsity: The varsity tennis team finished the regular season with an 12 and 5 dual record, and having participated in three tournaments; 6th place in the 8-team Glenbard West Invite, 3rd place in our own Raider Quad, and rained out at Oswego's Panther Invite. Other highlights include:...

Girl’s Track & Field States Their Claim

Girl’s Track & Field States Their Claim

Greg Kozlick, Sports Editor
May 23, 2017
Filed under Sports

Coach Tacchi: “The Girls won the Conference meet and were third at the Sectional. We had 4 state qualifiers, Maggie Bair (shot put), Sarah Robinson (pole vault), Emma Taylor (high jump), and Grayson Breen (discus). Taylor and Breen made the finals, with Breen [taking] 7th place in discus to earn All-State...

A touching loss for Dale Nelson

A touching loss for Dale Nelson

Adam Puchalski, Sports Editor
January 27, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

On Tuesday, January 25, what seemed to be a normal wrestling meet turned out to be very meaningful to a Glenbard South High School wrestler. Junior Dale Nelson stepped up to the mat to find himself wrestling a special needs student. Nelson stated, “I was given an opportunity to make a special moment that h...

Raiders rampage Riverside-Brookfield

Adam Puchalski, Sports Editor
January 5, 2017
Filed under Sports

The Raiders took on Riverside-Brookfield on Tuesday, January 3 to start off the year. The girls came off with a huge 44-32 victory behind sophomore Maggie Bair's  massive 20 point performance. The girls continue to lead the conference and will prepare for their next encounter with the Bulldogs on...

College football plans schedule expansion

College football plans schedule expansion

Patrick Norton, Writer
December 16, 2016
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

In a news dump presser from the Big Ten earlier in the college football season, it was announced that the Power Five conference would play six games on Friday nights throughout the 2017 season on a trial basis. Why? There was no direct answer given, but the Big Ten cannot expect sports fans to see past...

Bauman represents the Midwest playing division one beach volleyball

Bauman represents the Midwest playing division one beach volleyball

Allie Sims
December 15, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Bella Bauman, a 5’10 senior from Glenbard South, has recently committed to play Division One beach volleyball for Grand Canyon University, located in Phoenix, Arizona. Bella has been playing indoor volleyball for six years and beach for four. “I played indoor volleyball at Team One, and they had...

Glenbard swim team succeeds at State

Glenbard swim team succeeds at State

Nick Ruiz, Sports Writer
December 14, 2016
Filed under Sports

The Glenbard South and West girl’s varsity swim team did an exceptional job this year by placing third as a team in State. Their coach, Chris Flamion said,"[The goal is to get] as many kids to state as possible and to perform well". Coach Flamion took seven swimmers to State this season. However, whi...

Raider wrestling ready for upcoming season

Raider wrestling ready for upcoming season

Justin's Goetz, Writer
December 14, 2016
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

  The Raider wrestling team has been prepared for the upcoming season. To begin with, the Raiders will return seven varsity wrestlers from last year, including state qualifier senior Talha Ayhan. Ayhan, and the other varsity wrestlers, have felt confident going into this upcoming season. “It...

Raiders sink shots

Raiders sink shots

Adam Puchalski, Sports Editor
December 10, 2016
Filed under Sports

Glenbard South’s girls basketball team started the conference season off very strong with its first home victory over Illiana Christian. Glenbard South defeated the Vikings, in a close fourth quarter, with a final score of 54-49. Junior Allison Daca led the team with 14 pts. “The win feels great, ...

Rough start to basketball season for Raiders

Sarah Marsden, Writer
December 9, 2016
Filed under Sports

The Glenbard South boys basketball team, coached by Wade Hardtke, will have an uphill battle this year. With a 1-3 record and its first conference game on Friday, the team will have to fight hard for a win against Illiana Christian. The team has been an underdog, since four starters graduated last...

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