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The NHL hits China

The NHL hits China

Greg Kozlick, Sports Editor

September 21, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Uncategorized

On Thursday night, the NHL took two of its teams to a whole new place; and that place was China. Two preseason games between the Los Angeles Kings and the Vancouver Canucks are two of 6 games to be played in Shanghai over the course of the next 8 years. At the first matchup, over 10,000 fans were...

The first heartbreaking defeat of the season

The first heartbreaking defeat of the season

Brandon Cizek, Sports Writer

September 8, 2017


Filed under Local Sports, Sports, Sports Showcase

Friday night was not the Raiders best night for football; however, it was a crisp 68 degrees at 7:15p.m. when the Glenbard South Raiders kicked off against the Addison Trail Blazers for the first game of the season. As the Raiders get into the first quarter, the Raiders came out swinging when number...

Sights at the Blue and White Scrimmage

Sights at the Blue and White Scrimmage

Greg Kozlick, Sports Editor

August 18, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Raider sports were on full display tonight at the Blue and White Scrimmage Night at Glenbard South. All of the fall sports participated, ranging from football all the way to the Glenbard South dance team. The girls tennis team, boys soccer team, and both cross country teams started off the evening's...

Blue and White Scrimmage Night

Blue and White Scrimmage Night

Greg Kozlick, Sports Editor

August 11, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

GLENBARD SOUTH BLUE and WHITE SCRIMMAGE NIGHT Friday, August 18, 2017, 4:30 to 9 p.m. Raider Stadium Football, Boys Soccer, Girls Volleyball, Boys and Girls Cross Country, Boys and Girls Golf, Girls Tennis Cheer, Dance, Raider Wear, Boosters, Food, & Fun! Players, Students, Parents, Future ...

Fall Sports Tryouts

Greg Kozlick, Sports Editor

July 11, 2017


Filed under Sports

Looking to try out for sports at South this fall? Check out the document below, check our Twitter (@gbsindy), or look for it in the registration packet that was mailed to you last week! ...

King of the Court

King of the Court

Greg Kozlick, Sports Editor

May 24, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

[Updated 5/31/17] For the first time in ten years, the boys tennis team finally has a player that will represent them at state. That player is sophomore singles player Alex Bergendorf. Bergendorf has had a clean season, taking minimal losses at first singles. He also had the most “bagels,”...

Boy’s baseball looks to strike gold at Regionals

Boy’s baseball looks to strike gold at Regionals

Greg Kozlick, Sports Editor

May 23, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

Coach Eufrasio: “The baseball season was one of ups and downs. The team finished the season with a regular season record of 11-20, but enjoyed quality victories over teams such as Downers Grove North, Glenbard East, and Wheaton North. The Raiders had three all conference selections in Christian Dupuis,...

Girls’ softball slides into regional play

Girls’ softball slides into regional play

Greg Kozlick, Sports Editor

May 23, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

Coach Fonda: “The softball team is 17-14 heading into the State Tournament this week. The Raiders will play Chicago Noble/ITW Speers Wednesday at Glenbard South at 4:30 pm. If we win that we will play the winner of game 1 on Saturday for the Regional Championship here at Glenbard South at 11:00am.”   ...

Boys tennis smashes conference

Boys tennis smashes conference

Greg Kozlick, Sports Editor

May 23, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

Coach Conrad: “Varsity: The varsity tennis team finished the regular season with an 12 and 5 dual record, and having participated in three tournaments; 6th place in the 8-team Glenbard West Invite, 3rd place in our own Raider Quad, and rained out at Oswego's Panther Invite. Other highlights include:...

Girl’s track & field States its claim

Girl’s track & field States its claim

Greg Kozlick, Sports Editor

May 23, 2017


Filed under Sports

Coach Tacchi: “The Girls won the Conference meet and were third at the Sectional. We had 4 state qualifiers, Maggie Bair (shot put), Sarah Robinson (pole vault), Emma Taylor (high jump), and Grayson Breen (discus). Taylor and Breen made the finals, with Breen [taking] 7th place in discus to earn All-State...

A touching loss for Dale Nelson

A touching loss for Dale Nelson

Adam Puchalski, Sports Editor

January 27, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

On Tuesday, January 25, what seemed to be a normal wrestling meet turned out to be very meaningful to a Glenbard South High School wrestler. Junior Dale Nelson stepped up to the mat to find himself wrestling a special needs student. Nelson stated, “I was given an opportunity to make a special moment that h...

Raiders rampage Riverside-Brookfield

Adam Puchalski, Sports Editor

January 5, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Raiders took on Riverside-Brookfield on Tuesday, January 3 to start off the year. The girls came off with a huge 44-32 victory behind sophomore Maggie Bair's  massive 20 point performance. The girls continue to lead the conference and will prepare for their next encounter with the Bulldogs on...

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