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

Glenbard South students assembled at themed football games to exhibit their school pride.

October Awareness

Itzel Cruz-Davalos, Sports Writer October 27, 2022

The month of October is when Chicagoans notice the drop in temperature, the falling of orange leaves all over the streets, along with the slow approach of Halloween. Some desperately want to go back into...

To earn the honor of winning the World Cup is a tremendous feat sought by soccer teams across the world. Source: Wikimedia

World Cup 2022

David Puchalski, Sports Writer October 27, 2022

As the World Cup for soccer comes back after 4 years, expectant viewers should get to learn the basics of this tournament as it is the most viewed sporting event in the world and this year, it is expected...

Lorenza Foster-Simbulan qualified for the IHSA State Tournament after delivering an excellent singles performance at Sectionals.

Glenbard South Girls Tennis: State Status

Matilda McLaren, Sports Writer October 27, 2022

When asked about the best part of attending the girls state tennis tournament, junior Lorenza Foster-Simbulan said that she was, “excited to represent Glenbard South as a seeded player for the first...

“Slicing” up the Competition: Girls Tennis Season Recap

Mary Kate Pinkelman October 27, 2022

The Glenbard South girls tennis season has officially wrapped up and they “served” to be quite the “ace” of a team. Despite only having 5 returning varsity players from last year and a new head...

The varsity girls golf team. Picture by Kara Lange.

Raider Girls Golf 2022

Sofia Alcala, Sports Writer October 27, 2022

The Glenbard South varsity girls golf team concluded their 2022 season this past month, with admirable accomplishments in the Upstate 8 conference. Led by Head Coach Kevin Berner and this year’s seniors,...

Starting Quarterback of the Kansas City Chiefs, Patrick Mahomes, calls a play at the line of scrimmage. Source: Wikipedia Commons

NFL Week One

Mary Kate Pinkelman, Sports Writer September 26, 2022

The long-awaited NFL season has officially begun and it started off with a bang. The season has already been full of upsets, interceptions, missed field goals and games that left fans on the edge of their...

Cam Williams(8) and Jalen Brown(2) celebrating 3rd quarter touchdown

Raiders vs. Royals Recap

September 26, 2022

On Friday September 9, the Glenbard South varsity football team faced off against the Larkin Royals, and in a hard-fought battle came out with their third conference win. The Raiders started off their...

Picture taken of 2021-22 season team, featuring returning varsity players Paige Stephenson, Emma Seamen, Amelia Lake, Kara Bistro, Megan Daca, and Sofia Alcala.

Season Outlook: Girls Volleyball

Sofia Alcala, Sports Writer September 10, 2022

Bump, set, swing! That’s right, volleyball season is back and the Glenbard South Raiders are getting ready for another exciting season. This 2022 season has many games in store as Glenbard South’s...

A member of the Raider boys soccer team prepares to make a corner kick.

Start of the GBS Soccer Season

David Puchalski, Sports Writer September 10, 2022

As fall sports have begun, Glenbard South soccer has started strong. The players had a soccer camp during the summer and they also had tryouts and practice all before the first day of school. The boys...

The sun sets on the Raiders as they get ready for the next play of the game.

Turning the Page

Itzel Cruz-Davalos, Sports Writer September 10, 2022

Not only did Glenbard South introduce a new freshman class this school year, but they introduced fall sports to all of those new faces entering the building. From sports played on turf to sports that require...

Students gather in the football stands to watch the first game of the season.

Superfan Craze

Luke Christie, Sports Writer September 10, 2022

“It was like a Red Sea,” Ness Damania said in reference to the wild student section on Friday night. Damania is one of the two Glenbard South super fans; Amelia Lake is the other half to the...

Running Raiders

Mary Kate Pinkelman, Sports Writer September 10, 2022

The Glenbard South Girls cross country team is off and running into their 2022 season with a strong start at the Morris Early Bird Invitational. There were a few worries due to an array of injuries throughout...

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