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Senior Jordan Theriault finishes his first lap of practice. Track’s next meet is the Glenbrook South Quad on     	     April 24 at home. The men’s track team recently placed 4th at indoor conference.

[Photo] Men’s track looks to send athletes to state

Annie Rogula, staff reporter
April 20, 2018

Senior Jordan Theriault finishes his first lap of practice. Track’s next meet is the Glenbrook South Quad on April 24 at home. The men’s track team recently placed 4th at indoor conference....

STATE BOUND:  Defending the goal, senior Maddie Itagaki blocks New Trier from scoring. The Glenbrook Hockey team will return to state on March 24 at the United Center.

[Photo] Girls’ hockey plays to defend state title

Cassidy Foronda, co-editor-in-chief
March 16, 2018

STATE BOUND: Defending the goal, senior Maddie Itagaki blocks New Trier from scoring. The Glenbrook Hockey team will return to state on March 24 at the United Center.

HEAD IN THE GAME:  Driving past an Evanston defender, senior Lizzy Shaw dribbles on the Titans home court. The Titans fell to the Evanston Wildkits 54--31.

[Photo] Women’s basketball pushes for improvement

Annie Rogula, staff reporter
December 22, 2017

HEAD IN THE GAME: Driving past an Evanston defender, senior Lizzy Shaw dribbles on the Titans home court. The Titans fell to the Evanston Wildkits 54--31.

Turnaround Titans:  The Glenbrook South football team lines up for a play during their final regular season game against New Trier. The Titans fell to the Trevians 28-15, and went on to finish their season the following week against Barrington.

[Photo] Men’s football bounces back, but falls short in playoffs

Erin Sullivan and Emma Hammer, Staff reporter
November 10, 2017

Turnaround Titans: The Glenbrook South football team lines up for a play during their final regular season game against New Trier. The Titans fell to the Trevians 28-15, and went on to finish their season...

TACKLING GENDER NORMS: Freshman Katie Pribyl sprints down the field on a kickoff against the St. Patrick’s Shamrocks (left). Pribyl lines up, readying against the snap count prior to a play against the Shamrocks (right). Priybl is the first female football player in the GBS program, according to football coach Matt Hoshaw.

Women compete in male-dominated sports

Emily Zimbler, Staff reporter
November 10, 2017

They might not be able to out-muscle their opponents, but they can outwit them. Currently, according to Timothy Cichowski, the GBS wrestling coach, women joining male dominated sports has been increasingly...

Taking a practice shot, senior Sophia Lau finishes her swing with a follow through. Lau competed with the rest of her team at state on Oct. 13 and 14.

[Photo] Women’s golf places 11th at state

Madaket Chiarieri, staff reporter
November 10, 2017

Taking a practice shot, senior Sophia Lau finishes her swing with a follow through. Lau competed with the rest of her team at state on Oct. 13 and 14.

CHIMING CHAMBERS: Singing intently, (from left to right) juniors Steph Ornduff and Becky Jacobson, along with seniors Erin Kirby and Rachel Shwartz, prepare for future shows they will perform in within their a capella group, Chambers. This ensemble is best known for their old fashioned clothing and seasonal songs.

[Photo] Chambers establishes traditions, highlights classical music styles

Yoon Kim, co-a&e editor
October 6, 2017

CHIMING CHAMBERS: Singing intently, (from left to right) juniors Steph Ornduff and Becky Jacobson, along with seniors Erin Kirby and Rachel Shwartz, prepare for future shows they will perform in within...

SINGING SHELLARD: Playing the piano for South’s choir group Chambers, new co-choir director Robert Shellard helps students to improve their vocals. Shellard himself was a part of Chambers prior to his graduation in 2009.

[Photo] South singer returns as new co-choir director

Josie Schneider, co-a&e editor
October 6, 2017

SINGING SHELLARD: Playing the piano for South’s choir group Chambers, new co-choir director Robert Shellard helps students to improve their vocals. Shellard himself was a part of Chambers prior to his...

SYMPHONIC SOLACE: Matching pitch, seniors Ashley Levenson (left) and Claire Valenziano (right) practice in their all girls a capella group, Solace. This group is directed by Robert Shellard, new co-choir director.

[Photo] Solace takes on modern music, creates close knit relationships

Yoon Kim, co-a&e editor
October 6, 2017

SYMPHONIC SOLACE: Matching pitch, seniors Ashley Levenson (left) and Claire Valenziano (right) practice in their all girls a capella group, Solace. This group is directed by Robert Shellard, new co-choir...

PEREFECT PITCH: Warming up his pitch, Senior Sejay Patel prepares for an upcoming game at one of his practices. The varsity team will be heading to Regionals this weekend in Mundelien, Illinois.

Baseball works to improve as season ends

Emily Zimbler, staff reporter
May 26, 2017

The men’s baseball team has had its ups and downs this season, but has worked on their errors to advance further into the playoffs this year, according to head coach Stephen Stanicek. Many of the Titan’s...

Polo   passin:  Senior leader, Tucker Nienhaus, looks to fellow teamates for a pass during the Titans’ match against GBN on April 11. The Titans defeated the Spartans 19-10.

Men’s water polo looks to qualify for State tournament

Emily Zimbler, staff reporter
April 21, 2017

After a close loss to New Trier in the Sectional final last year, the men’s water polo team looks to strong senior leadership and younger players to step up to the plate  this season, according to head...

Spring Sports Preview 2017

Spring Sports Preview 2017

Men's Track & Field  Key Players: Jack Whetstone, Jack Kelly, Jordan Theriault 2016 Record: Placed 3rd in CSL meet The men’s track and field team looks to build off their strong 2016 season...

cheering   the   champs: Smiling at the field, junior Hallie Saperstein (left), sophomore Caroline Schrenzel (middle), and junior MariaElena Kouriabalis (right) cheer on the varsity football team. The Cheerleaders were at every Friday night game this season.

Cheer adjusts to new level of competition

Emily Zimbler, Staff Reporter
February 10, 2017

The GBS varsity cheerleading team started off their competition season strong and persevered through challenges, according to head coach Jason Powell. Powell also noted that the team has been doing well...

South students express themselves through internet trends

Emily Zimbler, staff reporter
February 8, 2017

Junior George Wood’s phone buzzes. He picks up the device, glances it over and laughs at a meme sent by his co-workers from camp. The meme that Woof received was about an event that happened at camp....

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