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The news site of Glenbrook South High School.

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The news site of Glenbrook South High School.

The Oracle

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...

Boys b-ball leaves with a win

Boys’ b-ball leaves with a win

Emily Pavlik, co-sports editor
February 11, 2022

Chicago Bulls Championship Flags hung across the arena, and a wave of blue and gold rippled over rows of red seats. Hustling out of an open archway, the boys’ basketball team waved to the crowd as they...

Sophomore sensations

Tommy Marquardt and Emily Pavlik
March 19, 2021

In two years playing basketball at South, sophomore guard Rodell Davis, Jr., or RJ, boasts a career win percentage of 91.7 percent. To emphasize: Davis has played 48 games between his time on the sophomore...



Tommy Marquardt, co-sports editor
February 14, 2020

“Winner.” That’s the first word Phil Ralston, South basketball head coach, used to describe his star senior forward Dom Martinelli. After all, people tend to avoid doing things they hate the best...

Bringing in Baskets: Jumping to the basket, senior Dominic Martinelli goes for the shot following senior Joe Shapiro’s injury on Dec. 13. South won 66 - 35 against Niles West. Photo by Nicole Surcel

And I hoop: boys basketball jumps into season

Eva Zitlow and Danielle Aravanitis
December 20, 2019

The boys’ basketball team started with strong wins against Uplift, Zion-Benton and Grayslake Central in their Buffalo Grove tournament in late November, head coach Phil Ralston said. The team has been...

Competition from down under

Annie Rogula, Sports Editor
December 20, 2019

Uncertain expectations overwhelmed South’s varsity boys’ basketball team as they blindly faced off against St. Joseph’s College from Sydney, Australia. With limited knowledge of the opposing team’s...

Jumping to the hoop, senior Gavin Morse goes up for a shot against the Niles North Vikings. The Titans beat the Vikings 70-59 on Dec. 7.

Boys’ basketball shoots for regional title

Mary Jane McNary, asst. sports editor
December 14, 2018

The Titans walk onto the court preparing themselves to compete against Evanston Township High School, who finished second in state last year. Each period, filled with battles for every ball and shots from...

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