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

Unspoken Trailblazers In Sports

Unspoken Trailblazers In Sports

Lily Guetzow, Sports Writer March 2, 2022

In a society where many things would not be the same with the absence of the black community, one thing that would not be the same is the world of athletics. There has undeniably been an exceptional amount...

Dance Team Senior Spotlight

Dance Team Senior Spotlight

Sana Muneer, Editor In Chief March 2, 2022

As the historical competition season of Glenbard South dance comes to a close, reflecting on our school’s iconic team is crucial. The incredible varsity dance team made school history this year by...

Dance Team Makes It To State!

Dance Team Makes It To State!

Itzel Cruz-Davalos, Sports Writer March 2, 2022

With the slow but sure approach to the spring, the majority of winter sports have officially ended their seasons. A cancellation of some spring sports last year left many athletes disappointed but they...

Play to the End: Basketball Senior Spotlight

Play to the End: Basketball Senior Spotlight

Sarah Ledford, Sports Writer March 2, 2022

On February 14th, the Glenbard South girls basketball team geared up for their home regional game versus Lemont. Little did they know that this would be their last game for the 2021-22 season. But for...

Black Ballerinas Who Made History

Black Ballerinas Who Made History

Evelyn Pak, Sports Writer March 2, 2022

Throughout history, the world of classical ballet has lacked racial diversity. With the dance form’s origin in Italy and France, it was alarmingly uncommon to see any sort of dissimilarity. But, ballet...

Chipotle Clash of Champions Game Recap

Chipotle Clash of Champions Game Recap

Sana Muneer, Editor in Chief February 7, 2022

    The top-ranked Glenbard West Hilltoppers boys varsity basketball team has been the talk of our town this season. With an unprecedented, undefeated record and multiple senior players committed to...

Boys Basketball

Boys’ Basketball

Michelle Marecki, Sports writer January 31, 2022

The Glenbard South boys basketball team is in full swing with an overall ranking of 10-9-0. The team, led by head coach Wade Hardtke, is off to a great start so far with Glenbard South beating its biggest...

Getcha Head in the Game!

Getcha Head in the Game!

Mary Kate Pinkelman, Sports Writer January 31, 2022

The Glenbard South Girls Varsity basketball team are just over halfway through their season, and have gotten into the groove of things after a tough first half full of injuries, Covid-19 protocols, and...

Leaping Through the Season

Leaping Through the Season

Sarah Ledford, Sports Writer January 31, 2022

As 2022 starts off strong, the Glenbard South gymnastics team continues to get stronger. While dancing on the floor and dismounting off the beam, the team has to balance the struggles and triumphs of competing...

Spring Sports

Spring Sports

Sofia Alcala, Sports Writer January 31, 2022

The spring season is just around the corner, Raiders! Baseball, girls soccer, and track & field are a few of the many sports starting in the upcoming months. If one is interested in being a part of...

NFL Standings

NFL Standings

Lily Guetzow, Sports writer January 31, 2022

The 2022 Super Bowl (Super Bowl LVI), is the final game within the 22’ season, and the culmination of the prior playoffs. The game is scheduled to be played on February 13th 2022, at the SoFi stadium...

Upstate Eight Dance Conference

Upstate Eight Dance Conference

Itzel Cruz-Davalos, Sports writer January 31, 2022

As the student body made their return from winter break, winter sports continued to move along with their games and practices. Among the sports, the JV and varsity dance teams started off the new 2022...

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