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The Oracle

The news site of Glenbrook South High School.

The Oracle

The news site of Glenbrook South High School.

The Oracle

Kris Blumberg

Kris Blumberg, Web Editor

My name is Kris and I am an Web editor. I play volleyball for club and here at South. I make posts for the web and also do stories for sports. This is my third year on the editorial board. I am excited to cover sports for the web!

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The team lines up for a picture following their performance at the state competition. Photo courtesy of Amanda Middleton.

Cheer team makes history

Kris Blumberg, Web editor
February 13, 2024

For the first time in school history, South’s varsity cheer team qualified for the state competition after placing top five within their sectional on Jan. 27. The girls traveled to Illinois State University...

Nick Taylor hangs on the rim after dunking around two DeKalb defenders. Photo courtesy of Reid Dickman.

Ball till we fall

Kris Blumberg, Web editor
January 16, 2024

The Titans’ varsity basketball team is on track for another productive season, tallying 15 wins in their first 18 games according to Maxpreps. Coached by Phil Ralston, the team is disciplined and persistent...

Azara delivers in IHSA speech competition

Azara delivers in IHSA speech competition

Kris Blumberg, web editor
March 9, 2023

Junior Anya Azara, co-captain of the Speech Team at South, finished 13th in the IHSA State Speech competition.  [Azara] had placed first at regionals allowing her to advance to sectionals and finals,...

Scoring Machine: Senior Nick Martinelli sizes up the defender as he drives to the basket.

Nick Martinelli decommits from Elon U, sparks national recruitment

Kris Blumberg, Web Editor
April 21, 2022

Nick Martinelli, South’s star basketball player, recently decommitted from Elon University, and has received 10 offers, including Northwestern, Miami (OH), Toledo and others since reopening his recruitment...

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South alumni, Iñaki Bascaran passes away at 23

Grace Clark and Kris Blumberg
November 13, 2021

He was “magnetic”, “the king of dancing”, and a “goofball”. These are the words people used to describe Iñaki Bascaran in remembrance of his life at his memorial service. Bascaran’s funeral...

Swanny leads, South succeeds!

Skylar Kreske and Kris Blumberg
October 1, 2021

Senior QB1, Nic Swanson, has always wanted to be ‘that guy’, and a couple weeks into the season, with a 5-0 winning streak, it’s evident he is the leader the Titans have been waiting for as they...

Graphic by Grace Clark

South supports students with a mental health kit

Kris Blumberg and Gabrielle Yap
May 23, 2021

When one gets injured, they have a first aid kit to fall back on. This same concept went into creating a mental health kit, a kit to support students in reminding them of their mental wellness, according...

Daniels’s still got it! A coach for the ages

Kris Blumberg, staff writer
May 21, 2021

Mark Daniels has been coaching girls’ and boys’ soccer at South since the early ‘80s and is always looking to help develop athletes into great players. What started from the influence of his friends...

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