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Wrestling Season 2018-19 Preview

Wrestling Season 2018-19 Preview

Ryan Vozza, Sports Editor

December 13, 2018


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The Glenbard South 2018-19 wrestling team has had big shoes to fill following a very successful season last year. Led by head coach Derrick Crenshaw, the team will only be returning with six wrestlers. Returning to the roster will be seniors Edin Ahmetovic, Jordan Bolivar and Mark Wilson. Returning juni...

Girls Gymnastics 2018-2019 Season Preview

Girls Gymnastics 2018-2019 Season Preview

Jonathan Shlaefke, Sports Writer

December 13, 2018


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On Wednesday, December 5, the girls gymnastics team will go to Oswego for its first meet of the year. After Addison Trail could not attend the meet on the 25th of November, the Raiders will begin their season on the road. With a senior heavy team, varsity head coach Lee Wood and the Raiders will look ...

Dance Competion Preview

Aliyah Edelstein, Sports Writer

December 13, 2018


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The Glenbard South Dance Team has competed three times so far in the 2018 season. Its first competition was at Wheaton North High School, its second was at Andrew High School, and its third was as Oak Forest High School.   At Wheaton North on November 4th, the Varsity Team competed with its jazz...

Volleyball Seeks Postseason Run

Ryan Vozza, Sports Editor

November 6, 2018


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Before the season began, the volleyball team knew that entering the Upstate Eight Conference would mean an entirely new type of competition. As the regular season wrapped up the girls proved they were capable of competing with the big 4A schools. Finishing the season with an overall record of 16-19 and ...

Basketball Season Preview

John Shlaefke, Sports Writer

November 6, 2018


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With the fall sports season coming to a close, the Raider faithful can turn their attention to the basketball teams. Similar to other Glenbard South sports in the 2018-2019 year, the new conference poses rigorous challenges for the boy’s and girl’s basketball teams.   With a current en...

Dance Winter Preview

Aliyah Edelstein, Sports Writer

November 6, 2018


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Winter sports have begun, and the Glenbard South Raider Dance Team has transitioned swiftly from football season to competition season. During the football season, the dancers performed at the football halftime shows, on the sidelines, pep rallies, and at community events such as the Juvenile Diabetes R...

Boys soccer struggles early on

Boys soccer struggles early on

Ryan Vozza, Sports Editor

October 16, 2018


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The Glenbard South boys soccer team has not started off its season like expected. Entering this year, the Raiders knew they had a big challenge ahead of them, and some are skeptical if they are up for the challenge.         After finishing last season with a respectable record of 1...

Boys golf goes undefeated

Boys golf goes undefeated

Aliyah Edelstein, Sports Writer

October 16, 2018


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The Glenbard South Boys Varsity Golf Team has had a successful season. The boys were undefeated in their conference with a 9-0 record, setting a high bar for competition at the conference tournament.     As a team, the Raiders Golfers had two goals for this season. The first goal was to win confe...

Do stars need stars?

Do stars need stars?

John Schlaefke, Sports Writer

October 16, 2018


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Signed to a six-year, $141 million contract extension with $90 million in guarantees, the NFL’s highest paid defensive player in league history and leader for the Chicago Bears, Khalil Mack, was not always accustomed to the spotlight. The talented linebacker played his high school career at Fort Pie...

Scouting Raiders in Upstate 8

Scouting Raiders in Upstate 8

Ryan Vozza, Sports Editor

September 14, 2018


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           This year’s fall season marks history for the Raiders at Glenbard South as it will be the school’s debut season in the Upstate 8 Conference. The Raiders just recently left its longtime conference, Metro Suburban Conference (MSC) after many years of success. It will be a tough ...

Raiders get running start

Cameron Rodgers, Sports Writer

September 14, 2018


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The Raiders girls’ cross country team ran remarkably well in the first meet of the season at the Morris Early Bird Invitational, Wednesday, August 22. First up,  junior varsity runners Kylie DeNardo and Abby Knight finished first and second earning their team a head start on the JV Championship...

Football kicks off

Aliyah Edelstein, Sports Writer

September 14, 2018


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The first home game for the Glenbard South Football team was a huge success as the Raiders won its second game of the year on Friday, August 31, against Elgin 34-3, setting the mood for a triumphant season in the Upstate Eight Conference(UEC). With the Raider team moving to thenUEC, the team will be co...

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