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Girl’s dance, bowling and gymnastics

Girl’s dance, bowling and gymnastics

Aliyah Edelstein, Sports editor

February 3, 2020

Dance Team:  The Raider’s dance team has approached the end of its competitive season. The girls had competed at five invitationals, Upstate Eight Conference and on January 25th, sectionals which determined whether the varsity team advanced to state.  The first competition was the Wheaton Nor...

Ramders boy’s bowling update

Ramders boy’s bowling update

Ryan Vozza, Writer

February 3, 2020

      The joint Glenbard Bowling team, made up of athletes from Glenbard East and Glenbard South had just reached its highest milestone in program history, having had brought home its first ever regional championship as a team.       The Glenbard co-op placed first out of ten schools, having finished with 6...

Raider basketball update

Raider basketball update

Meghan Baehl, Writer

February 3, 2020

Girls Basketball: The Raider varsity girls basketball team (13-4) had faced Bartlett (18-7)  on 1/21 at Bartlett High School. With the Raider girls conference standing having been fourth while Bartlett has been in first, it was a fight to break Bartlett’s 12-0 record in conference. The lady Raid...

Bringing Figure Skating to the Glenbard Schools

Bringing Figure Skating to the Glenbard Schools

Meghan Baehl, Sports writer

December 13, 2019

Figure skating- a sport widely appreciated throughout the world during the Winter Olympics,- has been popularized by gold medal winners, such as Kristi Yamaguchi and Michelle Kwan. So why not bring that to Glenbard South?  Just to peak interest, Elizabeth Wessel, a long time competitive skater, ha...

Raiders Begin Basketball Seasons With Thanksgiving Tournaments

Raiders Begin Basketball Seasons With Thanksgiving Tournaments

Ryan Vozza, Sports Writer

December 13, 2019

Girls: Coming off back-to-back state final appearances and having brought home last year’s IHSA 3A second place title, the girls basketball team looks to continue that success into the 2019-2020 season. The Raiders will look to the varsity experience of Lauren Cohen (Jr.) and Raquel Laponte (Sr.) ...

Common Injuries for Student Athletes

Common Injuries for Student Athletes

Aliyah Edelstein, Sports Editor

December 13, 2019

Athletes, whether competing with their high school, college, outside leagues or teams, are susceptible to injuries. Often times, the athletes do not realize how serious an injury is or refuse to admit how much it affects their performance, and will continue to participate in their respective sports. How...

Winter sports preview

Winter sports preview

Aliyah Edelstein, Sports editor

November 18, 2019

Girl’s Basketball: The Raiders Girls Basketball team has been looking forward to another successful season after placing second in state last year. The girls will play in the Rachel Bach Tournament on November 23rd, 25th and 26th. They will compete against Glenbard West Saturday the 23rd, Glenbard East ...

St. Rita was too much for the Raiders

St. Rita was too much for the Raiders

Ryan Vozza, Sports writer

November 17, 2019

Once the drawings for the first round of the 5A IHSA Football Playoffs had been established, Glenbard South Raiders quickly found out they had an immensely difficult challenge ahead of them. Being placed against St. Rita (5-4 prior to the game) was daunting, as they come from arguably one of the best f...

From defeat to hope for the future

From defeat to hope for the future

Meghan Baehl, Sports writer

November 17, 2019

With October 25th’s game being the last of the regular football season, the varsity Raiders (6-3) had no trouble vanquishing West Chicago (1-8). Having had a fairly successful season under their belt, the Raiders were ready to take on St. Rita’s of Chicago (6-3).  Similarly, both teams started off the season...

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