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

Bump…Set…Spike in Attendance! 

Olivia Cernauske, Sports Writer September 27, 2023

A season opener game has never seen as much success as The University of Nebraska did on August 30, 2023! That day, the University of Nebraska’s Cornhusker volleyball team changed the future of women’s...

2023/24 NFL Season Preview

David Puchalski, Sports Writer September 27, 2023

Now that summer is about over, it is finally time for the NFL season to begin! Many promising new players have signed to different teams this summer, like quarterback Bryce Young, who went to the Panthers,...

The Glenbard Girls Swim Team Dives Into its Season

Alexandra Yates, Sports Writer September 27, 2023

Splash! In dives Milena Wlodarz, a Glenbard South freshman on the Glenbard Girls Swim Team. As soon as she hits the water, her mind turns laser-focused. Her teammates crowd around her lane, cheering her...

Start to Finish

Jillian DeMayo, Sports Writer September 27, 2023

If someone were to ask you to name 5 sports, what would they be? I have a feeling no one will mention cross country otherwise known as XC. It may not be one of the more well-known sports out there, but...

Lombard Golf Course. Picture by Sydney David

Shooting for Par

Sydney David, Sports Writer September 27, 2023

      The Glenbard South girls’ golf team is in the midst of its season. Kevin Berger is the Head Coach, working alongside  JV Coach Wade Hardtke. This year, the team is proving that anything is...

American 400-meter hurdler Cecé Telfer is intent on pursuing her goals in track and field despite recent regulations by World Athletics/Source: CNN Sports

Hurdler CeCé Telfer Refuses to “Hang Up Her Spikes”

Matilda McLaren, Sports Editor April 13, 2023

March 21, 2023 was the final day that transgender women who have undergone what World Athletics (WA) refers to as “male puberty” are permitted to compete in international athletics events. Pivotally,...

Pelé revolutionized the game of soccer through dexterous play and a meaningful sense of sportsmanship.

David Puchalski, Sports Writer March 13, 2023

As it is Black History Month, it is a great time to remember one of the greatest soccer players of all time, Pelé. Although Pelé experienced abundant racism during his athletic career, he forever changed...

Serena’s celebration during a match in the 2014 Australia Open(Source: Bradley Kanaris, 
Getty Images)

The Legacy of Serena Williams

Sofia Alcala, Sports Writer March 13, 2023

One of the greatest tennis players of all time, Serena Jameka Williams, recently withdrew from the professional world of tennis in September of 2022. She explained the reason for her retirement was her...

Wrestling is a collaborative sport that involves hard work and discipline.

Girls Wrestle Too!

Itzel Cruz-Davalos, Sports Writer February 7, 2023

When most individuals think about wrestling a variety of different things may come to mind. It might be the cardio workouts, the clean dieting, the constant weigh-ins, or the competitive matches itself....

Georgia Bulldogs quarterback Stetson Bennett, seen here celebrating.

Georgia Bulldogs Go Back-to-Back

Mary Kate Pinkelman, Sports Writer February 7, 2023

After cruising through the regular season with a 13-0 record and SEC conference title, the Georgia bulldogs have finished their season strong, earning back-to-back National Champions and accruing the record...

The Hoffman Hoopers take a picture at Hoffman Park.

Meet The Hoffman Hoopers

Luke Christie, Sports Writer December 14, 2022

It is a warm afternoon in November and The Hoffman Hoopers have the advantage against the Southside Ballers. The score is 32-29 and The Southside Ballers are counting on Ryan Ingraffia to make the three...

Glenbard South students assembled at themed football games to exhibit their school pride.

October Awareness

Itzel Cruz-Davalos, Sports Writer October 27, 2022

The month of October is when Chicagoans notice the drop in temperature, the falling of orange leaves all over the streets, along with the slow approach of Halloween. Some desperately want to go back into...

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