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Spring Athletics Update

Meghan Baehl, Sports Editor May 2, 2021

     Starting off strong at the beginning of March, boys soccer, football, and girls volleyball has continued on throughout the past month. With their games being streamed via YouTube, very few spectators...

Is Senior Season a Cure for Senioritis?

Meghan Baehl, Sports Editor February 23, 2021

Senioritis, as defined by Oxford, is “a supposed affliction of students in their final year of high school or college, characterized by a decline in motivation or performance”. Senioritis has afflicted...

Winter Sports Update

Meghan Baehl, Sports Editor January 25, 2021

The IDPH announced that beginning Monday, January 25th, sports considered low risk will return to practice. Low risk sports at Glenbard South are bowling, badminton, competitive cheer, girl’s gymnastics,...

Winter Sports Update

Meghan Baehl, Sports Editor December 2, 2020

      The Upstate Eight conference and District 87 have decided, due to the lack of agreement between the Governor's office, IDPH and IHSA on whether basketball will be safe to play, to suspend...

Spectators’ Rules

Meghan Baehl, Sports Editor September 12, 2020

Although sports will look different this year, there will still be an opportunity for fans to still cheer on the Raiders!  According to Mr. Carlson, Glenbard South has implemented a strict fan attendance...

Fall sport guidelines

Meghan Baehl, Sports Editor August 16, 2020

Although the fall season for raider athletes will look a lot different this year due to global pandemic, there is still a lot to look forward to! Starting Monday, August tenth, girls and boys cross country...

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...

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