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Charlie Nikitas

Athlete Update

Sophie Vick, co-sports editor
April 20, 2018

The Oracle’s  Q & A with a South alumnus who participates in Division I college athletics. Charlie Nikitas, class of 2017 South graduate, is finishing up his first year of collegiate golf at Miami...

South athletes take a different route while riding the bench

Sophie Vick, co-sports editor
April 20, 2018

Towel whipping, fist pumping, loud cheering, feet stomping. The 2017-2018 women’s basketball team’s sideline bench is rowdy. Passes between teammates are accompanied by the background noise of bench...

Titans Go Global

Sophie Vick and Sofia Snyder
February 9, 2018

Alex Ladan  Senior Alex Ladan got to  compete in Finland for rhythmic gymnastics during her sophomore year. According to Ladan, her coach wanted her team to experience international competition. Going...

Leading the pack, alumni Brian Hansen competes to qualify for the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. This will be Hansens second time being a member of Team USA.

South Olympians

Sophie Vick and Sofia Snyder
February 9, 2018

Brian Hansen    Returning for his third Winter Olympic games, South class of 2009 alum Brian Hansen will be competing in long distance speed-skating in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The 1,500 meter...

Sibling age gap lends to unique relationship

Sophie Vick, co-sports editor
November 27, 2017

It was 2006, an amazing sunset on a beach in Puerta Vallarta, Mexico. It was my sixth birthday and I had just received a coveted American Girl Doll. In my world, everything was perfect. I had matching...

Captains’ Corner

Sophie Vick, co-sports editor
November 10, 2017

Ellie Kahle- Field Hockey Jordan Theriault- Cross Country Kendall Oldham- Tennis   DO YOU HAVE ANY PRE-GAME RITUALS? KAHLE: I usually eat M&M’s before the game and my teammate Greer...

GOING FOR THE GOLD:  Huddling during their “Go Gold” match against Maine South, the women look to Head Coach Kelly Dorn for guidance. The Titans lost to the Hawks on Sept. 26, 35--37.

Girls’ volleyball embraces positivity

Sophie Vick, co-sports editor
October 6, 2017

Captain Megan Quill dives outside for the ball, tips it to her teammate and they get the kill. The women rejoice in each other’s play. And in this case, they just won their first match. The women look...

Captains’ Corner

Sophie Vick, asst. sports editor
April 21, 2017

The Oracle Sports Editors would like to introduce the following three spring sports captains. Here is a quick Q&A to learn more about these Titan athletes.  Jack Whetstone  Men's Track What...

Spring Sports Preview 2017

Spring Sports Preview 2017

Men's Track & Field  Key Players: Jack Whetstone, Jack Kelly, Jordan Theriault 2016 Record: Placed 3rd in CSL meet The men’s track and field team looks to build off their strong 2016 season...

Bending down to block out the shot, goalie Paul Zygmunt makes the save against a Loyola Gold offender. The Titans lost to the Ramblers by a score of 4-2.

South Hockey loses to rival GBN in seasonal game

Sophie Vick, co-sports asst.
December 16, 2016

The GBS men’s hockey team holds a current record of 3-11 and hopes to learn from their early season losses according to Joe Emme, senior captain and right wing. Both Emme and Thomas Lundal, junior right...

Soaring,  Flying: Looking towards the wall, senior Allison Wyland takes a breath as she swims her 100-yard butterfly at the Spartan Sprint Classic Invite on Sept. 17. The Titans placed 4th in the invite; they also beat GBN in a dual meet on Sept. 16 by a score of 104-82.

Women’s swim & dive conquers GBN

Sophie Vick, asst.sports editor
September 30, 2016

The GBS women’s swimming team, led by head coach Keith MacDonald, kicked off their season with a 4th place finish out of 13 teams, at the Lake Forest Invitational. The team has a current record of 2-1...

Huddle  in  for  the  win:  Listening to new head coach Kelly Dorn, the women’s volleyball team huddles and discuses their play after their win against the Niles North. The Titans played and defeated the Vikings on Sept. 27 ending by scores of 25-5 and 25-14.

Women’s volleyball defeats New Trier

Sophie Vick, asst. sports editor
September 30, 2016

South’s women’s volleyball team, led by head coach Kelly Dorn, has a current record of 10-3. The team is working towards having a winning season and advancing as far as possible in their postseason...

RUNNIN’ ROSE: After grabbing the baton from her teammate, senior Rose O’Grady runs in the Niles West Sectional meet on May 12. The Titans sent four girls to participate in the IHSA state meet this season.  Photo courtesy of Varsity Views

Women’s track makes a run at the State finals

Sophie Vick, staff reporter
May 27, 2016

The Glenbrook South women’s track team led by Head Coach Fred Kocian had a tremendous season, according to Kocian. “For our indoor portion of the season, we took third place at Conference, but we...

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