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Sporting events cancelled across the board

Sporting events cancelled across the board

Matthew Tillack

April 29, 2020

     With more information each day about the Corona Virus and the impact it has had across the world, more and more events have been postponed, or flat out cancelled.      Concerts were some of the first social gatherings to go, but more recently it has been sporting events. The US is in s...

2020 Olympics shockingly postponed

2020 Olympics shockingly postponed

Corinne Shirley

April 29, 2020

Sadly, the 2020 Olympics, which would have been held in Tokyo, had been postponed until 2021 due to the coronavirus. In history, the Olympics were only canceled one other time which was during WWII. The Prime Minister of Japan made the official decision to postpone the games, but it was a reasonable ...

We’ll see you in 2021, Toyoko

We’ll see you in 2021, Toyoko

Meghan Baehl, Sports writer

April 8, 2020

From the cancellation/postponement of March Madness followed by the MLB and NHL, it was only a matter of time until the Olympic board called for a postponement. The coronavirus, or COVID-19, was at fault for all of these events being cancelled or pushed back. With this virus, medical professionals ha...

Athletes versus Coronavirus

Athletes versus Coronavirus

Aliyah Edelstein, Sports editor

April 8, 2020

With the spread and intensity of the coronavirus, the government has issued isolation and quarantine as a safety measure to prevent further exposure of the contagion. This has caused schools to switch to e-learning, people to work from home, the hand sanitizer and toilet paper businesses to boom, senio...

Raiders get running start

Cameron Rodgers, Sports Writer

September 14, 2018

The Raiders girls’ cross country team ran remarkably well in the first meet of the season at the Morris Early Bird Invitational, Wednesday, August 22. First up,  junior varsity runners Kylie DeNardo and Abby Knight finished first and second earning their team a head start on the JV Championship...

Football kicks off

Aliyah Edelstein, Sports Writer

September 14, 2018

The first home game for the Glenbard South Football team was a huge success as the Raiders won its second game of the year on Friday, August 31, against Elgin 34-3, setting the mood for a triumphant season in the Upstate Eight Conference(UEC). With the Raider team moving to thenUEC, the team will be co...

Wade Hardtke: The heart of Glenbard South basketball

Wade Hardtke: The heart of Glenbard South basketball

Nick Kinzel, Journalism Student

February 1, 2018

In what will be his eleventh season of coaching boys varsity basketball at Glenbard South High School, coach Wade Hardtke hopes this season will be a good one. With only three seniors on his varsity squad, Hardtke will have to rely on some of his younger players to step up. The Raiders currently hold ...

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