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The news site of Glenbrook South High School.

The Oracle

The news site of Glenbrook South High School.

The Oracle

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Sailing club looks to recruit athletes for spring season

Emma Hammer and Erin Sullivan
April 22, 2019

The water splashes, the wind is blowing, and everyone has their eyes on the sailboats. As South’s sailboat glides through the water, the team pushes through to the finish. This is what a typical sailing...

Spring Sports Preview 2019

Boys' Water Polo Boys’ water polo, led by head coach David Lieberman, is diving into the pool this season. According to Lieberman, his goal for the team is to win conference and make it to state. He...

Turning to take a breath, sophomore Sami Moussally competes in the GBS Time Trials on Dec. 1. The Time Trials took place at South where several schools competed.

Boys’ swim learns from last season, hopes to improve

Emma Hammer, staff reporter
December 13, 2018

Senior Zac Spalding dives into the pool for his first meet of the season. He swims as fast as he can, in a tight race with all of his competitors. Spalding touches the pad, marking his time on the scoreboard,...

  After his stroke, senior Eric Yum follows the ball, waiting to see where it lands.  The boys came back from a rocky start with a chance to compete in Sectionals.

Boys’ golf improves through team bonding

Emma Hammer, staff reporter
November 12, 2018

Senior Jack Upperman aligns his putter, takes a deep breath, and drains the ball in the hole at the Boy’s Golf Sectional match. He looks up and notices his teammate, senior Eric Noxon, celebrating his...

Men’s tennis hopes to ace end of season

Emma Hammer, staff reporter
May 25, 2018

Captain Rohan Gupta tosses the ball up, sending a killer serve over the net to his opponent. His opponent fails to return the ball, and Gupta cheers as he has just won the point. This spring, the Men’s...

Men’s lacrosse looks to utilize underclassmen players

Emma Hammer, staff reporter
April 20, 2018

Senior Captain Sam Dale sprints down the field and passes the ball to junior Captain Harry Panagakis. Panagakis carries the ball, and shoots it into the net, scoring South’s game winning goal. Men’s...

Completing his stroke, junior Zach Spalding competed at the Titan Senior Night.

Men’s Swim and Dive competes at state meet

Emma Hammer and Erin Sullivan
April 4, 2018

He tightens his swim cap, steps onto the platform, and looks at his teammates for the last time before diving into the water. As the shot blares, he leaps into the water, giving his final swim everything...

Field hockey strives for success in post season

Emma Hammer, staff reporter
October 13, 2017

The varsity women’s field hockey team is continuing to mesh as they enter their season. Led by Head Coach Tom Rosenbaum and senior captains Annie O’Rourke, Ellie Kahle, and Emma Duffy, the girls...

New student council looks forward to 2017-2018 school year

Emma Hammer, staff reporter
May 26, 2017

While students at South are counting down the days until summer, newly elected student council executive board members, along with Josh Koo, new assistant principal of student activities, are already planning...

Coaching a player, Dana Boehmer crouches down to help junior Winnie Tomsheck with her catch. This is Boehmers first year coaching varsity softball

Boehmer takes over as new varsity softball coach

Emma Hammer and Annie O'Rourke
May 2, 2017

Dana Boehmer, after coaching JV for eight years is  now the head varsity softball coach and PE Leaders teacher after Coach Kay Sopocy retired last year. According to Boehmer, softball has greatly affected...

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