The news site of Glenbrook South High School.

The Oracle

The news site of Glenbrook South High School.

The Oracle

The news site of Glenbrook South High School.

The Oracle

Awarding Ahlgrim: Holding her plaque after winning the Regional Head Coach of the Year Award, Meg Ahlgrim, varsity girls’ tennis head coach, expressed surprise at being chosen after only one year of coaching the team.

Ahlgrim makes a racket by winning head coach of the year award

Annie Rogula, co-sports editor
February 14, 2020

Promising athletes naturally possess the skills and stamina to achieve greatness, however, most require the guidance of a coach to push them past their limits. But what makes a coach so special? Is it...

Chasing after the puck, junior Ella Hackett skates past players from Lake Forest Academy. The Glenbrook girls hockey team beat the Caxys 7-0.

Glenbrook girls’ hockey continues to develop new team

Erin Sullivan, staff reporter
February 8, 2019

As senior Katerina Poulos skates down the ice, she races to pass to her teammates. The puck glides into the net, and the fans roar with excitement, according to Poulos. Poulos says the dynamic of the...

Sprinting across the ice pursued by a North player ready to defend, junior Theo Papalas stays in control of the puck. The boys lost to North 2-5 on Nov. 21, but plan to make changes in their game in order to make it far in the playoffs, according to senior Max Abramov.

Boys’ hockey works to create a strong team bond

Dylan Samuels, staff reporter
December 14, 2018

Young, but anxious. That is a common theme with the South boys’ hockey team this year, according to senior Max Abramov. With only three seniors on the team, junior Joe Young says their goal is to create...

STATE BOUND:  Defending the goal, senior Maddie Itagaki blocks New Trier from scoring. The Glenbrook Hockey team will return to state on March 24 at the United Center.

Girls’ hockey plays to defend state title

Cassidy Foronda, co-editor-in-chief
March 16, 2018

The Glenbrook girls will look to repeat success when they face New Trier at the United Center at state. Last year, Glenbrook defeated Loyola 7-3 to take the title. Head coach Steve Hamelin says that from...

HOCKEY HEROES:   Facing up against an opponent, Glenbrook captain Chloe Carroll (left) readies herself for a play against a Loyola Rambler on Dec. 17. Gaining possesion of the puck, defenseman Addison Carr looks to advance up the ice against Loyola. Glenbrook tied with the Ramblers by a score of 2-2.

Women’s hockey shoots to return to state

Madaket Chiarieri, Staff reporter
December 22, 2017

Before the puck drop of the iconic North vs. South men’s hockey game, junior Kat Poulos stepped onto the ice alongside her teammates, both old and new. Being honored as state champions as a team of girls...

Itagaki commits to Rochester Institute of Technology for Hockey

Itagaki commits to Rochester Institute of Technology for Hockey

December 18, 2017

Senior Madison Itagaki skates across the ice and shoots the puck to score her team’s game-winning goal. Her team skates over to her, and they all celebrate the win together. Itagaki’s Chicago Mission...

HOSS THE BOSS: posing  next to three time Stanley Cup champion Marian Hossa, Matt Grinde smiles for a picture. photo courtesy of Matt Grinde

Grinde selected for Blackhawks all-star line-up

Georgia Arvanitis, coo-sports editor
March 11, 2016

Senior goalie Matt Grinde was selected to be a part of the Chicago Blackhawk Alumni Association (CBBA) all-star team on March 7. The CBBA allows players to receive $7,500 annually over the course of four...

Ice, Ice Baby:  Focusing on the puck, junior Luke Pagano keeps an eye on the puck in order to score against GBN on Nov. 25. Pagano hopes to finish the season with a conference win.

Men’s Hockey fights to overcome team inexperience

Georgia Arvanitis, co-sports editor
December 18, 2015

The men’s varsity hockey team took a fall to Glenbrook North on Nov. 25, making their record 14-9. According to Matt Grinde, Senior Captain and goalie, it’s been a struggle for the team to transition...

Hockey loses to GBN, hopeful for upcoming rematch

Breck Murphy and Hannah Mason, co-sports editors
December 19, 2014

Despite losing to GBN on Nov. 26, 6-2, senior captain Ryan Buckingham believes that the rivalry face-off didn’t show the men’s hockey team’s true potential for this season.  “A lot of things...

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