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

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

The Independent

Winning Glenbard Cup, 2023

Kickoff Into Girls’ Soccer Season: All Are Welcome

Sofia Alcala, Sports Writer February 8, 2024

May flowers aren’t the only thing April showers bring; the Glenbard South girls’ soccer season is just around the corner! Whether you’ve played soccer competitively, recreationally, or never touched...

Leave It All On The Dance Floor

Jillian DeMayo, Sports Writer February 8, 2024

365 days in a year, and 364 of them are used to practice, but that one day is when it all matters. In fact it is just 2 minutes and 46 seconds of the year when it all is left on the dance floor. Every...

Raider Dance Team Makes State Finals

Raider Dance Team Makes State Finals

Alexandra Yates, Sports Writer February 8, 2024

The 2023-24 Raider Dance Team (RDT) has done it again! RDT qualified for IHSA State for their fourth year, 2024 being the third year in a row for the team to do so. The Raiders left for Bloomington, Illinois...

Photo courtesy of @uofmdanceteam on Instagram

Gophers For Gold

Olivia Cernauske, Sports Writer February 8, 2024

After a long, competitive season for Division 1 Dance Teams national-wide, Universal Dance Association Nationals were officially underway in Orlando, Florida and teams could not be more ecstatic. The returning...

Set Hike!

Set Hike!

Sydney David, Sports Writer February 8, 2024

There is one Sunday night each year that everybody looks forward to and that’s Super Bowl Sunday! On February 11th Super Bowl LVIII will take place at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada. The two...

“My favorite pictures are the ones from our crazy bench! It really captures how much everyone supports each other whether it’s on or off the court.” Said Mizwicki. Source: Allie Mizwicki

The 7:00 Time Slot, A Historic First For The Glenbard South Girls Basketball Team

Emma Pekkarinen, Editor in Chief February 8, 2024

Pack the Place, a night of Raider pride and celebration marked a historic first for the Glenbard South girls’ basketball team. For this year’s Pack the Place, senior Allie Mizwicki advocated for and...

Raider Girls Tennis Set the Standard at State

Olivia Cernauske, Sports Writer January 18, 2024

On September 5, South’s Varsity Girls Tennis team had their first Conference win over West Chicago, but that was nothing compared to the season they had ahead of them! By the end of an intense Conference...

Photo from ESPN

Ohio St v. Michigan

Jillian DeMayo, Sports Writer January 18, 2024

American football is one of the most watched sports in the world. Everyone picks a team and roots for them all the way to the playoffs, hoping for a championship. One of the best things about American...

Sharrod going in for the drive, picture taken by Sports Yahoo.

The Start of Women’s College Basketball Season

Sofia Alcala, Sports Writer November 30, 2023

As the clock hit 26 seconds Colorado’s guard Jaylyn Sherrod swished two free throws to secure the victory over favored LSU. Spectators were shocked by the No. 20 Colorado upset over the No. 1 LSU, but...

Caption: Pictured here are the Glenbard South Superfans  Harper Bryan, Angjelos Salca, Lorenza Simbulan-Foster, Rayna Davis, Jake Bailey and Victoria Behling. Taken by: Mrs.Cooper, Provided Via: @gbssuperfansofficial Instagram account

Meet this School Year’s GBS Super Fans

Max Jones, Sports Writer November 30, 2023

Athletes, be honest, without fans, sports would not be as exciting and competitive. Glenbard South is no different. But where would our fans be without some superfans? This year, 6 seniors have stepped...

Zach LaVine has already built quite the legacy as a Bulls player. Source: The Chicago Sun-Times

‘Flight 8’ Has Taken Off

Fatimah Shahid, Sports Writer November 30, 2023

Did you know that Zach LaVine, who currently plays for the Chicago Bulls, now holds one of the same records as Michael Jordan? Zach LaVine scored a career-high of 51 points in the game against the Detroit...

Taken by: Mrs.Jochum, Provided Via: @gbsboysxc Instagram account

Boys Cross Country Gets Their First Sectional Win in 22 Years

Max Jones, Sports Writer November 30, 2023

The “dream team” is what Micheal King, former Glenbard South runner, calls this special group of boys pictured above. This boys' cross country has been unbelievable this year and is nothing short of...

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