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Kate Shambo

Kate Shambo, Assistant Sports Editor

Hi, My name is Kate Shambo and I’m an assistant sports editor. This is my second year writing for The Oracle, but my first year as an editor. Besides The Oracle, I play softball at South and at clubs. I also enjoy spending time outside and with friends!

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Flag Football sanctioned by IHSA

Kate Shambo
February 16, 2024

After months of anticipation, flag football is officially an Illinois High school Association (IHSA) sanctioned sport. IHSA removed flag football from the Emerging Sports list, a list of sports that...

Girls gymnastics leaps to success

Girls’ gymnastics leaps to success

Kate Shambo and Conor Burke
December 22, 2023

The balance beam is not the only thing Girls’ Gymnastics will be balancing on this upcoming season. The team looks to create a healthy divide between the mental and physical aspects of the sport, as...

Running for replenishment

Running for replenishment

Kate Shambo, asst. sports editor
December 22, 2023

The sun begins to set, and the sound of tennis shoes against pavement echos off of the houses nearby. Groups of students shuffle back to South, as this marks the start of winter running club. Senior Grace...

Teacher hits home run to Pakistan

Teacher hits home run to Pakistan

Kate Shambo, asst. sports editor
November 17, 2023

Childhood dreams come to fruition, as Freshman Baseball coach and English Teacher Taimur Raja steps up to the plate and anticipates playing in the Asian World Championship for baseball.  The Asian...

Eva Pappas lines up on the line of scrimmage in her first flag football game, against Stevenson. South won the game 16-8.

South adds girls’ flag to athletics

Kate Shambo, asst. sports editor
October 6, 2023

Autumn air fills the John Davis Stadium and a historic game is about to begin. For the first time in South history, seven girls take on seven girls in the flag football league.  Athletic Director Tom...

Unclear future for boys’ gymnastics

Anna Ivanov, Kate Rogula, and Kate Shambo
May 19, 2023

Athletes take to the podium as South’s boys’ gymnastics has qualified for state again. However, this might be their last time because after decades of competition, boys’ gymnastics may no longer...

Badminton still wins

Kate Shambo, staff writer
April 21, 2023

Great footwork, teamwork, and execution are all essential skills for a strong badminton player, Kelli Nitahara, Varsity Girls’ Badminton Coach, said. All of these skills have payed off for the badminton...

Boys’ coach commemorated in HOF

Kate Shambo, staff writer
March 17, 2023

Bright white lights illuminate the basketball court as the buzzer sounds. Students cheer, and South is headed to sectionals. Phillip Ralston, varsity boys’ basketball Head Coach, has been coaching for...

Spring Play cast gives peachy performances

Jasmarie Alcaraz and Kate Shambo
April 22, 2022

As James crawled into the giant peach, right before his unbelieving eyes stood a grasshopper, spider, ladybug, centipede, and an earthworm with warm greetings. Although not straight from the page of a...

Twins Take Down

There was only five minutes left on the clock. Eva and Sanne Van der Goes, senior varsity field hockey captains, are neck and neck with their opponents during a game at sectionals. The chance to play at...

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