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The news site of Glenbrook South High School.

The Oracle

The news site of Glenbrook South High School.

The Oracle

Soaring Sydney: Taking off on a long jump, senior Sydney Willits flies through the air, landing into the sand pit. With Willits’ family by her side, she plans to take her final track and field season at South in stride.

Willits continues career as Iowa State Cyclone

Charlie Mihelic, asst. sports editor
February 12, 2021

Two things run through the Willits’ family blood: a passion for track and the red and gold of the Iowa State Cyclones. Senior girls’ track athlete Sydney Willits will become a third-generation track...

Complicated Conflict: 
Missing the simpler days of pre-game group photos and football playoffs, seniors Hannah Farkas, varsity poms member, and Anthony Travlos, varsity football captain, agree motivation nowadays is hard to find. However, both appreciate the strict guidlines set in place to bring teams back together as soon as possible.

Quarantined yet again

Charlie Mihelic, asst. sports editor
February 2, 2021

Catching their breath through paper masks, walking through empty school hallways, filling out daily surveys and staying away from teammates during practices have become the reality for student-athletes...

Putting Professional: Working on his putting game, senior Captain Sam Collett is trying to keep his team close despite the chaos of the season during a pandemic.

Boys’ golf working to rebound despite inconsistent start

Charlie Mihelic, asst. sports editor
October 3, 2020

Despite a dissatisfactory start to the season, South’s boys’ golf team is hoping to make the most of a season they were unsure would even happen. Senior Captain Mac McGurn believes that the component...

Play on, but speak out

The following column expresses the views of the sports editors of The Oracle. It does not necessarily represent the opinion of anyone else on the editorial board or staff. Ever since George Floyd’s...

Sibling Solidity: Working together and occasionally competing head to head, South siblings Noah and Nathan Shapiro exemplify how working together can lead to great achievements on and off the field.

South siblings enhance team dynamic

Charlie Mihelic, staff writer
June 12, 2020

When they aren’t feuding over who ate what from the pantry, the Shapiro twins are crushing track records and dunking in lay-up lines, according to senior Joe Shapiro, their older brother. Sophomore twins...

Biscuit Bashers: Facing off against St. Viator, the South hockey team was defeated by a 4-1 score in the Scholastic Hockey League playoffs during an otherwise successful season. The Titans will look to rebound in the state playoffs on Feb. 29 against Hinsdale Central.

Strong team bonds anchor the success of boys’ hockey

Brady Blais and Charlie Mihelic
February 14, 2020

Thanks to strong team chemistry and a history of playing together, the varsity boys’ hockey team has continued their program’s history of success with a ranking of fifth in the state this season. Many...

Team chemistry key in wrestling’s fight against adversity

Brady Blais and Charlie Mihelic
December 20, 2019

South’s wrestling team established itself as a family through last year’s successful season and, according to Head Coach Pat Castillo, this year looks to be no different. Castillo said the players...

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