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After further review…sports movies crowned king

Peter Montesantos and John Adkisson, co-sports editor, co-sports editor

May 5, 2012

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Slapshot: The brute physicality of sports like football and hockey might be hard to show in film, but, when pulled off, it can make a good sports movie great, especially when it is mixed with humor. In Slapshot, Reggie ‘Reg’...

Nemecek resigns, Widner named new basketball head coach

John Adkisson, co-sports editor

May 5, 2012

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On March 23, math teacher Scott Nemecek resigned as head coach of the men’s varsity basketball team. After six seasons and a total record of 63-98, Nemecek decided that it was time for him to go. “Once the season was over...

Baseball finds stride behind senior leadership

Peter Montesantos, co-sports editor

May 5, 2012

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The men’s varsity baseball team is off to an 13-5 start after losing two of its first three games of the season. The team lost to Oak Park River Forest and Leyden back-to-back, only scoring two runs in both games combined....

Coach “Wise” crowned coach of the year after his 23rd

Peter Montesantos, co-sports editor

May 5, 2012

Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Glenbrook South women’s head basketball coach Steve Weissenstein has been named the 2012 Illinois Basketball Coaches Association’s Coach of the Year. More specifically, Weissenstein is the co-coach of the year for the 3A and...

Strong start gives tennis mid-season momentum

Madeleine Salah, asst. sports editor

May 5, 2012

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

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