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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...

Football ready to ‘bounce back’ after Maine South loss

Football ready to ‘bounce back’ after Maine South loss

Hannah Mason, co-sports editor
October 3, 2014

Starting their season with a 4-1* record, the Titans' football team has been able to persevere through the adversity of injuries and game delays, according to head coach Mike Noll. According to Noll,...

Weather delays spring sports

Weather delays spring sports

Rachel Chmielinski and Breck Murphy, co-sports editors
April 22, 2014

While the Titan spring sports season officially started on March 20, teams that play outdoor sports weren’t able to set foot outside until April 1. Not only were the teams left to practice inside...

Olympic Committee enforces Russian anti-gay law

Olympic Committee enforces Russian anti-gay law

Rachel Chmielinski, co-sports editor
October 4, 2013

The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia will soon be upon us. An event that brings the world together for two weeks, or at least, that is the intent. “The Games themselves should be open to all,...

Salomon emerges as star as Titans place 18th at State

John Adkisson, co-sports editors
March 11, 2013

On Feb. 22-23, the South men’s varsity swim team received 18th place at the IHSA State meet. This year’s season, according to senior Ethan Spalding, was marked with a lot of uncertainty as to how...

SPRING SPORTS PREVIEW, A comprehensive look at Titan sports: 2013 Edition

SPRING SPORTS PREVIEW, A comprehensive look at Titan sports: 2013 Edition

John Adkisson, Justine Kim, co-sports editors, asst. sports
March 11, 2013

Men’s Track and Field: After finishing as one of the top teams in Sectionals last year, head coach Kurt Hasenstein knows that this year’s team has the potential to be successful again. According...

Value athletes by their ability, not their sexuality

John Adkisson, Ethan Spalding, co-sports editors
March 11, 2013

During the NFL Scouting Combine, which occurred Feb. 23-26, Manti Te’o, former Notre Dame linebacker, was the center of attention. The Heisman runner-up in 2012, Te’o was looking to turn his college...

Concussion severity poses major threat to athletes

Concussion severity poses major threat to athletes

Ethan Spalding, co-Sports editor
November 9, 2012

Without the brain, the human body would be a collection of tissue with no function. The digestive system would be a cesspool of corrosive chemicals, the respiratory system a collection of empty passageways....

Safe or sorry: EKG takes minutes, prevents deaths

John Adkisson, co-sports editors
October 5, 2012

On Aug. 3, Jesus Lupian collapsed on the soccer field, dying later that day. He had turned 20 one week prior to his death. Jesus, an alum of South and John Hersey High School and a sophomore at Robert...

Swimmers succeed despite missing star

Swimmers succeed despite missing star

Ethan Spalding, co-sports editor
October 5, 2012

At last year’s state meet, the South women’s swim team took fifth place and claimed two individual titles, both IHSA records. The Titans are undefeated so far in dual meets and have placed in third...

Football disappoints against rivals, previously beaten opponents

John Adkisson & Ethan Spalding, co-sports editors
October 5, 2012

Midway through the regular season, the GBS varsity football team has an overall record of 3-3. According to head coach Mike Noll, the season has been defined by a series of inadequate performances in the...

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