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Boys and Girls Take to the courts

Peter Montesantos, co-sports editor

February 3, 2012

Filed under Sports

The 19-5 girls basketball team is currently placed third in the conference behind Niles West and Maine South. The team started their conference season with a convincing 15-point victory over Waukegan, followed by a 5-point...

Improving hockey team heads into playoffs

Ethan Spalding, staff reporter

February 3, 2012

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Lead by senior captains, left wing Jimmy Philbin and Billy Savino, a returning all-state center, the Glenbrook South men’s varsity hockey team has battled its way to a 17-13-3 record this year. According to head coach Jim...

Individual talent creates team success

Rachel Chmielinski, staff reporter

February 3, 2012

Filed under Sports

Looking to make a splash in the second half of the season, the men’s swim team uses their strong base of individual swimmers as leaders. Currently the team is 3-1 in conference and 5-2 overall. According to head coach Keith...

Swim team brings home 5th place finish

John Adkisson & Ryan Thomas, co-sports editor & staff reporter

December 16, 2011

Filed under Sports

After a season in which the varsity women’s swim team went 5-1 in dual meets, the Titans went on to the state meet Nov. 19 to return with a fifth place finish. According to head coach Kelly Timson, the squad’s work ethic...

Lady Titans 3-0 in touch CSL South

Ethan Spalding, staff reporter

December 16, 2011

Filed under Sports

Midway into the 2011-2012 women’s varsity basketball season, the Lady Titans have amassed a record of 9-1. According to head coach Steve Weissenstein, the team’s early success is largely due to a veteran presence on the...

Girl wrestler ‘takes down’ gender barrier

Olivia Day, staff reporter

December 16, 2011

Filed under Sports

The sound of a body hitting the carpet, the bang of a limb as it is sprawled across the couch, the crash of a lamp breaking: the sounds that accumpany growing up with two older brothers for freshman wrestler Jessica Barnhisel....

Kaszuba reaches new heights on the slopes this winter

Madeleine Salah, asst. sports editor

December 16, 2011

Filed under Sports

Junior Stephanie Kaszuba reaches the top of the mountain and prepares herself for a run. A rush of excitement comes over her as she prepares to master a new trick. “No matter the difficulty [...] it really is a feeling of...

Childhood baseball teammates to be Division I rivals

Peter Montesantos, co-sports editor

December 16, 2011

Filed under Sports

Senior baseball standouts Sully Stadler and Zach Jones signed letters-of-intent to accept scholarships to the University of Indiana and Northwestern University, respectively. According to Stadler, the transition will be...

Athletic trainers bring athletes to top shape

Sam Babitsky, staff reporter

December 16, 2011

Filed under Sports

With the number of contact sports South has to offer, athletes are prone to minor, or in some cases, major injuries. For that, they make their way to the red track below the gym, where, found behind a very discrete door, lies...

After further review…intramurals have potential

Peter Montesantos, co-sports editor

December 16, 2011

Filed under After Further Review, Sports

“If you ain’t first, you’re last.” These were the words of the great Reese Bobby in the hit comedy Talladega Nights, starring Will Ferrell. Reese had it all wrong. You see, if you’re not first you could be secon...

Tiedman Sisters Team Together

Ethan Spalding and Ben Kraus, staff reporters

December 9, 2011

Filed under Sports, Web Exclusives

Many sports have siblings who perform on high levels at the same time. The NFL has the Manning brothers. Tennis has the Williams sisters. Baseball has the Upton brothers. And this past season, South volleyball had the Tiedman...

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