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Baseball Update

Ryan Vozza, Sports Editor

April 30, 2019

      The Glenbard South boys baseball team led by coach Marco Eufrasio who is entering his third year as the varsity coach here at South. This year’s team will look to rely on young but experienced talent. The team is led by senior captains, John McMahon and Drew Vozza with only seven othe...

Track and Field Preview

Jon Schlaefke, Sports Writer

April 30, 2019

After a dominant eight-year run the the Metro Suburban Conference, the Glenbard South boys and girls track teams look to continue their success in the Upstate Eight. The new conference presents a difficult challenge for the competitors as they face schools that are nearly three times the enrollment of G...

Softball Update

Aliyah Edelstein, Sports Writer

April 30, 2019

The Glenbard South Varsity Softball Team kicked off the 2019 season with its first game on March 18 against Wheaton North. Since then, the girls have competed against Glenbard North on April 3 along with a 19-9 victory against Bartlett High School on April 8.     Head coach Julie Fonda had the girl...

A Look Back at Maggie Bair’s Journey in High School Basketball

A Look Back at Maggie Bair’s Journey in High School Basketball

Ryan Vozza, Sports Editor

March 21, 2019

      When someone hears the name “Maggie Bair” around Glenbard South, the first thought that comes to mind is championship player. Being a four year varsity player for the girls basketball team here at south, Bair has experience at almost every level of high school competition , from con...

Did Colin Kaepernick “Win” the Settlement?

Did Colin Kaepernick “Win” the Settlement?

Jonathon Schlaefke, Sports Writer

March 21, 2019

On February 15th, Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid reached a confidential legal settlement with the NFL. The two athletes had accused the NFL for colluding to keep them out of the league. Colin Kaepernick, who has had playoff success and above average statistics for all of his young career, has not be...

Glenbard Bowling Goes to State Finals

Glenbard Bowling Goes to State Finals

Aliyah Edelstein, Sports Writer

February 11, 2019

    The Glenbard Co-op Boys Bowling Team has had a great season this year. Finished with the regular season, the boys were undefeated in conference, and became Up-State Eight Conference Champions. The Up-State Eight is a group of thirteen high schools in Illinois that are representing ten subur...

Boys Wrestling Recap

Jon Schlaefke, Sports Writer

February 11, 2019

As the Glenbard South Boys wrestling team’s regular season comes to a close, it is time to look forward to regionals and beyond.   But first, before the competitors reap the rewards of their performances at regionals, sectionals and possibly state, we should take a look back at the metho...

Glenbard Hockey Looks to Make Another Run at State

Glenbard Hockey Looks to Make Another Run at State

Ryan Vozza, Sports Editor

February 11, 2019

       The Glenbard Hockey team had held a highly regarded reputation in the state of Illinois as it had won state championships in 2012 and 2015 and have also made several other trips to the state finals in previous seasons.       Because of this, it has been no wonder that the tea...

Wrestling Season 2018-19 Preview

Wrestling Season 2018-19 Preview

Ryan Vozza, Sports Editor

December 13, 2018

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

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

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

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 ...

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