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Titan Top Three

Titan Top Three

Samantha Casey, co-sports editor
February 10, 2017

These are the three most impressive athletic moments in sports from the winter season, picked by the Oracle sports editors. Tural Erel  Despite being a GBN athlete, senior Tural Erel’s remarkable...

College Athlete Update

College Athlete Update

Samantha Casey, co-sports editor
December 16, 2016

The Oracle's Q & A with South alums who participate in Division I college athletics. Kelly Cordes, 2015 South graduate, is in the middle of her swim season at Fairfield University. During her freshman...

Unequal coverage still present in the 2016 Olympics

Samantha Casey, co-sports editor
September 30, 2016

Every time the Olympics take place, athletes from all sports, countries and genders take the global stage. This year’s Olympics was one for the record books: Katie Ledecky and Simone Manuel in swimming,...

GBS alumna, NCAA Champ, prepares for 2016 Olympic Trials

Samantha Casey and
May 27, 2016

The 2016 Swimming Olympic Team Trials will be held on June 26 through July 3. This year’s Trials will be GBS alumna Olivia Smoliga’s second appearance at the meet. Smoliga graduated from GBS in 2013...

EYES ON THE PRIZE: Running past Oak Park River Forest defenders, Lindsey Karsh, junior midfield and attack (left) tries to keep cradling the ball while moving down the field during a game on April 14. The Titans beat Oak Park River Forest BY a score of 16-6.

Women’s lacrosse looks to compete well in regular season

Samantha Casey, co-sports editor
April 27, 2016

After losing numerous seniors in 2015, the women’s lacrosse team looks to play to their best ability in every game rather than focusing on their post-season placement, according to Head Coach Annie...

Women’s lacrosse looks to compete well in regular season

Women’s lacrosse looks to compete well in regular season

SAMANTHA CASEY, co-sports editor
April 22, 2016

After losing numerous seniors in 2015, the women’s lacrosse team looks to play to their best ability in every game rather than focusing on their post-season placement, according to Head Coach Annie Lesch. According...

FLYING FORWARD: Looking towards the wall, senior Peter Dales takes a quick breath during his 100-yard butterfly against Niles West on Jan. 22. Dales swam the 100-yard butterfly in 59.77 seconds, coming in second place behind Niles West’s Adam Orynczak.

Men’s swim & dive prepares for State

Samantha Casey, co-sports editor
February 5, 2016

The men’s swim and dive team is in the last month of their season and are looking forward to Conference, Sectionals and State, according to Head Coach Keith MacDonald. The Titans have three invite wins...

 Looking past a defender, junior Carie Weinman (middle), prepares to make an overhead pass to an open teammate on the inside. Weinman is a returning starter. The Titans beat Prospect High School by a score of 50-39 on Dec. 12.

Women’s basketball looks to improve on their success

Samantha Casey, co-sports editor
December 18, 2015

Starting off their season with an 9-2 record, the women’s basketball team looks to further improve on their game play, according to head coach Steve Weissenstein. The team won the Mundelein Thanksgiving...

SWINGING INTO SIXTH: Finishing through his swing, junior Charlie Nikitas tees off during practice. Nikitas was the only player from the GBS team to qualify for state, where he placed sixth. 
Photo by Jacqueline DeWitt

Nikitas places sixth in State tournament

Samantha Casey, co-sports editor
November 6, 2015

Junior Charlie Nikitas placed sixth individually at the IHSA State golf tournament on Oct. 17, allowing him to become an All-State athlete, according to the Illinois High School Sports Association. Before...

TOUCHDOWNS FOR DAYS: After scoring a touchdown, Jack Healy (#17), senior wide receiver celebrates with teammates, including senior quarterback Daniel Jenkins (#18). The Titans beat Niles West  56-34. Other scorers included senior Captain Ryan Janczak with four touchdowns, senior fullback Calvin Sailer with two and senior Captain Owen Boyle with one.

Football looks to improve blocking on the perimeter

Samantha Casey, co-sports editor
October 2, 2015

The football team has started off their season with a record of 3-2. Head coach Mike Noll attributes some of the early losses to playing a different and more difficult schedule than in years past. Noll...

Titan of the month

Titan of the month

Samantha Casey, sports editor
October 2, 2015

Recently coming off of a foot injury, junior outside Sarah Wojick hopes to lead her team to a good conference record. Wojick also recently committed to the University of Miami Ohio to play Divison I volleyball. What...

Men’s volleyball aims to reduce errors, improve consistency

Men’s volleyball aims to reduce errors, improve consistency

Samantha Casey, Co- Sports Editor
May 29, 2015

The men’s volleyball team looks to finish their season by making the sectional tournament, according to head coach Tim Monahan. The team was in second place in conference behind New Trier with an 8-2...

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