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 Super Fans

Glenbard South Super Fans

Michelle Marecki, Sports Writer November 22, 2021

Do you ever wonder what it is like to be a super fan? To be supporting every Raider sport with your fellow peers each week? Through the wins and losses, seniors Lauren Atkinson and Louie Esposito have...

Emily Frieling, senior, runs during cross country

Athletes’ transition to different sports

Felicity Abbott, Editor in Chief November 22, 2021

As the 2021 fall sports season comes to an end, the winter season kicks into high gear. Athletes face many physical and mental challenges transitioning from their fall sport to their winter sport. Every...

Fall Senior Spotlight

Fall Senior Spotlight

Sarah Ledford, Sports Writer October 18, 2021

As many fall sports come to an end, so do many seniors’ high school athletic experiences. After an interesting four years at South, a group of seniors from different sports were asked about their fall...

Highlight: Athletic Trainers

Highlight: Athletic Trainers

Felicity Abbott, Editor in Chief October 18, 2021

Student athletes have a variety of resources at Glenbard South. One of those include the athletic trainers, Jess Erwin and Anna Messmore. The Athletic Training Office can be found in the basement in the...

A Day in the Life of a Highschool Swimmer

A Day in the Life of a Highschool Swimmer

Itzel Cruz-Davalos, Sports Writer October 18, 2021

A Day in the Life of a Highschool Swimmer Sports tend to be a very popular extracurricular among the highschool student body. Some athletes join to enjoy playing during their highschool...

Raider-tactic Golfers

Raider-tactic Golfers

Lily Guetzow, Sports Writer October 18, 2021

With the fall sports season ending, girls’ golf has proven once again to be one of the most successful sports at Glenbard South, not only because of the amazing athleticism but because of the energy...

Let the Feet do the Talking!

Let the Feet do the Talking!

Michelle Marecki, Sports Writer September 16, 2021

Glenbard South Raider sports are back in action this year, with boys soccer being a hot topic around the school. The varsity boys soccer team is very excited to be back on the soccer field this year....

Raiderific Running

Sarah Ledford, Sports Writer September 16, 2021

Coming back into a normal season after a difficult year has been quite a change for the Glenbard South Girls Cross Country team, but they kept their spirits high for the 2021 season. They started their...

Girls Volleyball

Mary Kate Pinkelman, Sports Writer September 16, 2021

Glenbard South girls volleyball is back in full swing this fall and they are already off to a fantastic start. Led by senior captains Coco Stachnik and Brittany Miller, the varsity team is currently...

New Year, New Sports Rules

Itzel Cruz-Davalos, Sports Writer September 16, 2021

Ending off the 2020-2021 school year with both online and in-person learning gave the student community a chance to get used to the new ‘normal’. Part of being fully back in school for this 2021-2022...

A New Start

A New Start

Lily Guetzow, Sports Writer September 16, 2021

The constant changes of last year were challenging for many students, but it was particularly difficult for fall sport athletes. With timeline setbacks, shortened seasons, and in some cases lack of athletes,...

Spring Athletics Update

Meghan Baehl, Sports Editor May 2, 2021

     Starting off strong at the beginning of March, boys soccer, football, and girls volleyball has continued on throughout the past month. With their games being streamed via YouTube, very few spectators...

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