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Strong start gives tennis mid-season momentum

Madeleine Salah, asst. sports editor

May 5, 2012

Filed under Sports

After finishing sixth in state last year, the men’s varsity tennis team has had a strong start, according to head coach Larry Faulkner, amassing an overall 4-0 record. This year’s team has a lot of experience and dedication,...

Water Polo starts strong, fails to beat big teams

Ethan Spalding, staff reporter

May 5, 2012

Filed under Sports

At 17-8 and 6-2 in conference, the South varsity men’s water polo team currently sits at fourth in the Central Suburban League South. But according to Coach Dave Lieberman, the team is just now hitting its groove. “Going...

Lacrosse looking to make impact in playoffs

Harrison Kenner, staff reporter

May 5, 2012

Filed under Sports

The men’s varsity lacrosse team is currently 5-4. With losses to New Trier and Loyola, the team is looking forward to a lighter remainder of the season. Juniors Cam Irwin and Ryan Hauldren cited the New Trier game as a confidence...

Lacrosse looking to make impact in playoffs

Ben Kraus, staff reporter

May 5, 2012

Filed under Sports

The varsity women’s lacrosse team has fought their way to a 10-5 overall record this year despite a young roster. “[We’ve gotten] really great production [from younger players],” head coach Anne Lesch said. According...

Strong underclassmen assist in team’s success

Rachel Chmielinski, staff reporter

May 5, 2012

Filed under Sports

Men's To kick off the men’s varsity track and field outdoor season, the team competed at the Schaumburg invite on April 7. However, they were not at full strength at the meet. According to head coach Kurt Hasenstein,...

63-98 record in six-year career… Who’s to blame?

Sam Babitsky, staff reporter

May 5, 2012

Filed under Sports

It seems like the hardest job in the Glenbrooks is either coaching the GBN varsity football team or the GBS varsity basketball team. These teams’ overall records do not reflect how hard the players and coaches have worked. Rewind...

Cronin verbally commits to play Division I soccer

John Adkisson, co-sports editor

March 22, 2012

Filed under Sports, Top Stories

On Jan. 25, junior April Cronin verbally committed to play Division I soccer at Valparaiso University over the phone. Cronin has been playing soccer her entire life, and has been a varsity player at South since her sophomore season. Cronin...

Seniors lead South to ninth place finish in State

Madeleine Salah, asst. sports editor

March 22, 2012

Filed under Sports

The men’s varsity swimming team wrapped up their season Feb. 25 with a ninth place finish at the state meet. According to head coach Keith McDonald, South has a strong standing in the CSL South, with New Trier being their...

Titans fall short in Sectional finals to Loyola

Ben Kraus, staff reporter

March 22, 2012

Filed under Sports

The GBS varsity women’s basketball team finished the 2012 season with a record of 23-8, making it to the Sectional finals for the third straight year, where they lost to Loyola 31-26  Feb. 23. Head coach Steve Weissenstein...

Spring Sports Preview: a quick glance at what’s to come

Sam Babitsky , Rachel Chmielinski, Ethan Spalding, staff reporter, staff reporter, staff reporter

March 22, 2012

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Men’s Water Polo   STARS: Tom Meyer, J.J. Connor, Ryan Hianik UNDER THE RADAR: Bob Meyer, Danny Correa YOUNG GUNS: Brand Bozcek, Daniel Landgren, Cole Hamilton Compete for Conference and Sectional title Keep...

After further review…it is TURFection

John Adkisson, co-sports editor

February 3, 2012

Filed under After Further Review, Sports

A monthly column written by the sports editors, making the call on a selected sports topic in the school or nation   Becoming a varsity athlete came with a lot of perks: nice uniforms, stronger competition and, most...

Boys and Girls take to the courts

Sam Babitsky, staff reporter

February 3, 2012

Filed under Sports

As the boys basketball season begins to take its final turn, the Titans sit in fifth place in the Central Suburban League South, with a 5-14 record overall, and 1-6 conference record. According to head coach Scott Nemecek, the...

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