The student news site of Glenbard South High School in Glen Ellyn, Illinois

The Independent

The student news site of Glenbard South High School in Glen Ellyn, Illinois

The Independent

The student news site of Glenbard South High School in Glen Ellyn, Illinois

The Independent

Fall Senior Spotlight

Fall Senior Spotlight

Sarah Ledford, Sports Writer October 18, 2021

As many fall sports come to an end, so do many seniors’ high school athletic experiences. After an interesting four years at South, a group of seniors from different sports were asked about their fall...

Sporting events cancelled across the board

Sporting events cancelled across the board

Matthew Tillack April 29, 2020

     With more information each day about the Corona Virus and the impact it has had across the world, more and more events have been postponed, or flat out cancelled.      Concerts were some...

2020 Olympics shockingly postponed

2020 Olympics shockingly postponed

Corinne Shirley April 29, 2020

Sadly, the 2020 Olympics, which would have been held in Tokyo, had been postponed until 2021 due to the coronavirus. In history, the Olympics were only canceled one other time which was during WWII. The...

We’ll see you in 2021, Toyoko

We’ll see you in 2021, Toyoko

Meghan Baehl, Sports writer April 8, 2020

From the cancellation/postponement of March Madness followed by the MLB and NHL, it was only a matter of time until the Olympic board called for a postponement. The coronavirus, or COVID-19, was at fault...

Athletes versus Coronavirus

Athletes versus Coronavirus

Aliyah Edelstein, Sports editor April 8, 2020

With the spread and intensity of the coronavirus, the government has issued isolation and quarantine as a safety measure to prevent further exposure of the contagion. This has caused schools to switch...

A girls basketball season in review

A girls basketball season in review

Meghan Baehl, Sports writer March 12, 2020

     The Lady Raiders’ (22-6) had hoped for a three-peat bid for state which came to an unfortunate close. After a neck and neck game that led to a first round loss to St. Francis (17-15), with the...

Glenbard South badminton team

Glenbard South badminton team

Aliyah Edelstein, Sports editor March 12, 2020

     The Raiders badminton season has arrived, with tryouts having approached quickly! If interested in joining, there was some important information about open gyms and tryouts.      The Glenbard...

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...

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...

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...

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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...

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...

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