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The news site of Glenbrook South High School.

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All content by Henry Schleizer

Fashion offers creative outlet in the professional world

Henry Schleizer, co-opinions editor
April 19, 2019

I’m back. A year ago, my first article about fashion came out. Other than the fact that I’ve started wearing more sneakers instead of boots and started wearing more maroon, nothing has changed. However,...

Oracle After Hours: Henry Schleizer on the Bears and their rebuild

Henry Schleizer, co-opinions editor
December 21, 2018

‘Tis the season. The holidays are right around the corner, people are happy, Christmas has been ushered in with flurries of decorative lights, pine trees and (very) ugly sweaters. To go along with the...

Sony   success   story:   Despite mixed reviews of Venom, the film performed well at the box office, racking in a total of $176,482,314.

Venom, Tom Hardy disappoint after high expectations

Henry Schleizer, co-opinions editor
November 16, 2018

As I walked into the theater, I expected many things from Venom. I was extremely excited to see the world of the Spider-Man villain take to the big screen in an attempt to correct the flaws of the previous...

broadcast  partners:   Looking over and observing the Titan’s home opener against Palatine, broadcast partners Henry Schleizer and Michael Poulton call the action for listeners. Schleizer’s passion for                	broadcasting was influenced from a young age by watching Bears football and Chicago sports.  Photo courtesy of Henry Schleizer

More than a score: How sports unify people like nothing else can

Henry Schleizer, co-opinions editor
September 28, 2018

As I rushed off the shuttle to the gates of Soldier field for the Chicago Bears final preseason game with my good friend Ben, I had only one thing on my mind: Bears football. Did I care that none of the...

AVENGERS IN ACTION:   Preparing for battle, the Avengers and their companions pose for the promotional cover of Marvel’s Avenger’s: Infinity War. Released on April 27, 2018, Infinity War is the third Avengers film in the series and generated $1.607 billion in box office sales.

Marvel’s Infinity War lives up to hype

Henry Schleizer, co-opinions editor
May 25, 2018

“What Just happened? That did not happen! They can’t do that!” If you are a die-hard Marvel fan like me, I’m sure your reaction was similar to what mine was. After walking out of the theater after...

Sports Opinion: Draft Day Dismay from the perspective of a very biased NFL football fanatic

Sports Opinion: Draft Day Dismay from the perspective of a very biased NFL football fanatic

Henry Schleizer, asst. sports editor
April 20, 2018

And it begins. Every NFL fan’s least favorite time of the year. Post-free agency. For you non-football fans, free agency is when players sign with different teams. No games, no anticipation or excitement...

Spring Sports Preview

Badminton Key Players: Evelyn Krasnik, Christina Moy, Molly Sedin 2017 Record: 8-1 Coming off a conference championship, and a year in which six girls competed at the state competition, the women’s...

Head Coach Phil Ralston talks things over with the team during a time out against the against the Niles North Vikings on Jan. 26th (left). Junior guard Will King releases a free throw against the Vikings in the second half of the Titans contest aginst Niles North. The Titans fell to the Vikings by a score of 58 to 36.

Men’s Basketball looks to build on crucial victories

Artie Schleizer and Henry Schleizer
February 9, 2018

ame against the Warren Blue Devils with a two and six record, and a looming sense of uncertainty, according to first year head coach Phil Ralston. After the game, the Titans left Warren with a victory...

Source: Stamford Arts Centre

The Greatest Showman exceeds expectations, showcases impressive soundtrack

Henry Schleizer, asst. sports editor
February 9, 2018

I didn’t even want to see The Greatest Showman. I thought the trailer looked cheesy, the story looked uninteresting and Hugh Jackman was making a big career mistake taking on the role of P.T. Barnum....

SAVVY SWINGS:  Lining up a shot, Captain Brian OConnor watches as he sinks a putt during the Titans’ match against Hersey High School on Sept. 19. The team looks to make it back to state.

Boys’ golf looks to make it back to State

Henry Schleizer, asst. sports editor
October 6, 2017

After a team loses two of its most experienced players, regression is expected. Kevin Paek and Charlie Nikitas, two of the finest golfers, made their way through the Glenbrook South men’s golf program...

HURDLE HERO:  Jumping over a hurdle, Junior Bailey Smith, competed in the IHSA Sectionals at Loyola Academy on May 11. Smith competed in State last weekend and placed 20th in the 100 meter hurdle with a time of 17.47.

Women’s Track sends athletes to State

Henry Schleizer, staff reporter
May 26, 2017

Coming off of the 2016 season, head coach Meaghen Fastert had high expectations for her first year leading the team, according to senior Amelia Papajohn. Fastert’s guidance and leadership helped propel...

STARTING SHECHTMAN:  Preparing to take his mark, junior Nick Shechtman (foreground) listens for the offical to start the event at Titan Relays on Jan. 14. GBS came in first out of eight teams at Titan Relays, an invite South hosts every year where some non-traditional events, such as the 200 yard breaststroke relay, are included.

Men’s swimming looks to succeed in post-season

Henry Schleizer, Staff Reporter
February 10, 2017

Contending for a state championship has been an aspiration in the past for the men’s swim team; however, this year, the Titans not only have a good shot to contend, but a shot to win the State title,...

ACH IN THE AIR: Practicing before a dual meet during his senior year at GBS, Aaron Ach, current Princeton sophomore completes a pike dive. Ach now dives at Princeton.

South grad continues diving career at Princeton

Henry Schleizer, staff reporter
January 27, 2017

Aaron Ach looks to build on his high school success during his second year at Princeton. Ach now aims to set himself apart from his diving teammates at Princeton, according to Ach. Aaron Ach set himself...

starting   sophomore:  Waving a flag, junior Daniel Cho supports his team while at the IHSA Regionals meet, which was held at Loyola Academy, where the Titans placed second out of ten teams (left). This was the last meet before Sectionals where they placed eighth to finish their season.

Men’s cross country ends season with eighth place finish at Sectionals

Henry Schleizer, staff reporter
November 4, 2016

The overall depth of this year’s men’s Cross Country team has made them competitive and dangerous, states senior Jack Whetstone. After a third place finish at the CSL Conference meet, the Titans aim...

EYES ON THE PRIZE: Focusing on the ball, senior Robert Hopkins begins his  swing during a meet against New Trier. Hopkins finished the meet with a personal score of 40.

Men’s golf wins Conference, looks to do well at State

Henry Schleizer, staff reporter
September 30, 2016

The 2016 men’s golf team has high expectations coming into this year, according to senior Co-captain Charlie Nikitas. With the help of consistent play and strong leadership, the boys’ goal of State...

Men’s waterpolo loses undefeated record after falling to New Trier

Men’s waterpolo loses undefeated record after falling to New Trier

HENRY SCHLEIZER, staff reporter
April 22, 2016

On March 23, the men’s water polo team moved up from seventh place to fifth place in State after beating Loyola who was previously ranked fifth in the State. Currently, the team is back in seventh place....

FIGHT TO THE FINISH: Junior Paul Jo goes head-to-head against a Waukegan wrestler on Jan. 16. Jo finished with an individual win (left). The men beat Waukegan with a final score of 51-24.

Men’s wrestling aims to overcome adversity, prepare for regionals

Henry Schleizer, staff reporter
February 5, 2016

The varsity wrestling team has faced distractions, adversity, and tough losses,  according to head coach Tom Mietus. These setbacks, however, have not hindered the Titans as they aim to build on their...

Jordan Theriault sets the tone for the cross country team

Henry Schleizer and Matthew Peterson
November 21, 2015

South students may dread running the mile in gym class, but for sophomore Jordan Theriault, varsity cross country runner, he feels differently. For Theriault, running for the cross country team is more...

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