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Morgan Kasperek named Head Girls Basketball Coach

Morgan Kasperek named Head Girls Basketball Coach

Alex Crouch, Editor-in-Chief

May 1, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Glenbard South recently hired Morgan Kasperek to replace Julie Fonda as Head Girls Basketball Coach.

Glenbard Hockey defeats Maine Hockey 4-3 in OT

Glenbard Hockey defeats Maine Hockey 4-3 in OT

Alex Crouch, Editor-in-Chief

March 22, 2015


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Raider Wrestling

Raider Wrestling

Dominic Fazzari, Sports Writer

February 15, 2015


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The Raiders wrestling team has had a history of success with state wrestlers coming in and out of Glenbard South. This has been a program to be very proud of. However, this year has been considered the team’s rebuilding phase. Head varsity coach Derrick Crenshaw said, “Last year we had the opportunity...

Fonda coaches last basketball game

Fonda coaches last basketball game

Alex Crouch, Editor-in-Chief

February 14, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

On January 31st, head girls basketball coach Julie Fonda led her team to one last home victory against Wheaton Academy. There to show gratitude to Fonda’s coaching career, former players and students packed the gym for the 57-38 victory.  Fonda told the Daily Herald, “Looking across the court and seeing...

Raider Boys Basketball

Raider Boys Basketball

Daniel Segura, Sports Writer

February 14, 2015


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After a slow start in Friday’s game against Fenton, Glenbard South knocked out Fenton 66-44 to win its eighth straight game, which has put the Raiders above .500 for the first time this season. While Glenbard South has five games left to play, the Raiders have said that they hoped to make a run for th...

Should professional athletes be role models?

Should professional athletes be role models?

Brian Porreca, Sports Writer

January 27, 2015


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There is no doubt that professional athletes are in the spotlight. Everywhere one looks there are sports athletes in ads and on the news. There is no wonder that so many people view these professional athletes as role models. Whether its to showcase the highlights of a game or career or to shock the...

Special Olympics Basketball

Special Olympics Basketball

Numaan Mahmood, Sports Editor

December 21, 2014


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The Raiders’ Special Olympics basketball team has gotten off to yet another strong start. Already the owners of a 5-0 record, the Raiders will look to improve upon this record and end the year on a high note.   First year player Adrian Todorov has led the team along with returning veterans Zac...

Coach Cordell to take head coaching job at Lincoln-Way Central

Coach Cordell to take head coaching job at Lincoln-Way Central

Alex Crouch, Editor-in-Chief

December 13, 2014


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On Thursday, December 13, 2014, Glenbard South’s Head Football Coach Jeremy Cordell announced that he will be taking a head coaching position at Lincoln Way-Central High School. In Cordell’s five years at Glenbard South, he led the team to a 35-17 record and brought the Raiders to four consecutive...

Raiders sprint to finish

Raiders sprint to finish

Numaan Mahmood, Editor

December 1, 2014


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This past season, both the Glenbard South boys’ and girls’ cross-country teams had impressive amounts of success. Both teams qualified for state following strong finishes at regionals and sectionals. This season, coach Douglas Gorski led the varsity boys’ cross-country team to a fourth place...

Exclusive: GBS vs. Lake Forest

Alex Crouch, Editor-in-Chief

November 8, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Video

GBS Loses 42-28 to Lake Forest

Alex Crouch, Editor-in-Chief

November 8, 2014


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South loses in the second round of the IHSA playoffs

College Football Playoffs

Dominic Fazzari, Sports Writer

November 7, 2014


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The college football playoff season has finally arrived. College football will now enter a new four-team playoff era. The four best teams in the NCAA will square off to crown a national champion. As passionate and dedicated as these athletes are, surprisingly, most players and coaches do not know...

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